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Symbolism Poems | Examples of Symbolism Poetry

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World: If men see a man cry. you're weak! GOD:If He sees you cry your in a soften heart posture, you're meek in strong character!! 5/10/23 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr. 2023© ...Read More
Categories: symbolism, analogy, anxiety, appreciation, cry,
Form: Light Verse

Premium Member WELKIN
clouds race / fierce sun / raw wind shifts trees sway / stiff breeze / wild bird tilts threads mill / weak core / soft light’s trick pall spread / skip stones / mind fug lifts ...Read More
Categories: emotions, nature, symbolism,
Form: Jueju
Premium Member He Walked In The Nude, A Man Unto Himself And Much More
He Walked In The Nude, A Man Unto Himself And Much More He walked in the nude, a man unto himself and much more His life and escapades but death falling from a high trapeze And his oozing...Read More
Categories: symbolism, art, character, creation, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Echoes of London
Please enter, What is with your 'box of toys' (noise)? Accusations and slander, 'Get on with it, lad.' In the streets of London, Spreading your propaganda, 'Days a-dawning' (morning). One's been saying one has nothing to offer, 'Dustbin lids,' 'early hours.'...Read More
Categories: symbolism, growth, hope, london, self,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member O'Yes, Braver Still Are Well-Hidden Scribes
O'Yes, Braver Still Are Well-Hidden Scribes Only the empty darkness dared to taunt for even the great hero had his wants not for gold or any treasure at all yet is not common for greatest heroes to fall What about...Read More
Categories: symbolism, dark, deep, evil, fantasy,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Infernal Prison
We dance beneath a carousel of blood Tears flowing from the eyes causing a flood We're just damned by our own intentions Brewed by our interpersonal tensions Lightning lances lively, and we're losing Because reality is what we keep refusing When...Read More
Categories: symbolism, corruption, dark, death, evil,
Form: Free verse
The sun gives us light , He makes darkness flee by his fight . In a whole day, He shows us a story, From morn till night , gives life theory. When the sun takes birth And gives his golden...Read More
Categories: symbolism, 12th grade, imagination, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Orange and Rosemary
The qualities of which I desire etched in the wax are filled with rosemary Set this candle a blaze to watch them melt away to an emotional sanctuary The orange scent to which infuses it, providing calm, taking...Read More
Categories: symbolism, analogy, romantic love, sweet
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Autonomic
Antelope graze the savanna, Without a care in the world, For literal lack of imagination. Languishing in a morning moment, The herd simply enjoys its munching. Something else wafts on air, Some chemosignal delectably taboo. Sweat beads trickle down his temples. Savanna...Read More
Categories: symbolism, allegory, allusion, extended metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member forget-me-knot
" Be like a flower ... gentle, quiet and humble." ...Read More
Categories: flower, nature, symbolism,
Form: Haiku
Swords Kill
He thought he was brave and full of wit He thought so indeed, but the grave is what he bit The sword raised above him, a tune of horror The man begged like a peasant, but poorer The...Read More
Categories: death, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Marauder Rage
A marauder’s rage and heroic might. Castle enchanted by savior’s shield, The peasant looks upon her light. Emblazoned eyes and flurried delight, Odds against him, salvation healed. A marauder’s rage and heroic might. Soaked ground by bloodied knight, Standing tall...Read More
Categories: symbolism, courage, destiny, devotion, fate,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Flag March - Dangerous Game
Teenage yeshiva students from America 'Big Heroes' - 'Land of Israel Nationalists' All yell 'Death to the Arabs' as they smile for the cameras A...Read More
Categories: anger, celebration, color, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Rebirth Virgin Mary Lily
beautiful lily purity and innocence fresh life rebirth represents Virgin Mary and Resurrection of Jesus Christ I cannot claim lily but Karen means pure and my name is pronounced Karen...Read More
Categories: christian, flower, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unnoticed Elegance
Delicate flower of thine, How could one shun thy beauty, With so much ease from sunset to sunrise, Escaping ignorant eyes. Blinding yet fulfilling needs without fail, One does question the mind at the port of call. What else can go...Read More
Categories: symbolism, appreciation, beauty, love, metaphor,
Form: Free verse

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