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Symbolism Poems | Examples of Symbolism Poetry

Symbolism Poems. Below are examples of poems about symbolism. This list of symbolism poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of symbolism poetry. This list of works about symbolism is an excellent resource for examples on how to write symbolism poems.

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List of Symbolism Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
CROUTONATERS Allan Terry Crown of Sonnets games, romantic love, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem Hammered Metal Poetry Sheer Terror Free verse symbolism, conflict, imagery, poetry, power,
Premium Member Poem THE FLOWER GIRL Michael E. Harris Free verse symbolism, appreciation, blessing, flower, imagery,
So Misunderstood M. L. Kiser Haibun symbolism, animal, fantasy, metaphor, myth,
Premium Member Poem Whiskey Lips So Sublime liam mcdaid Free verse symbolism, allegory, celebration, fun, happiness,
Premium Member Poem The Pilgrim's Ghost of a Thousand Heavenly Dreams Gary Bateman Terza Rima symbolism, allegory, creation, dream, fantasy,
A Code Project Windfall LEWIS NYAGA Blank verse meaningful, symbolism,
Tree Of Lives Word Owl Free verse symbolism, autumn, dark, death, halloween,
Beyond Love And Hate Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme death, faith, symbolism,
The Perfection of Six Derriziel Pierce Imagism symbolism, beautiful, bible, faith, growth,

Houseleek
by Brianna Hobson
Not a gash but a perfect wound
Metal containers and succulent plants
that smother you
A giant slit inside 
your ceiling and roof

All the plants have died 
Guts...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, children, conflict, family, leaving,

HISTORY all 'dim ones and zeros- A programming contest
by Michael Robinson
         HISTORY

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(Numbered sequence of information
   A system understanding the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, analogy, computer, future, history,

Tremors
by Manya Saxena
It's 2 am by the clock
And my weary heart 
Kept Forlorn on the shelf. 
The dust crystallising it 
And adding a layer for 
Me to...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, absence, deep, depression, i

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Twilight Whispers
by Gary Bateman
Twilight Whispers

Our whispers during twilight,
highlight a mystical moment
of owl-light during our special
walk together in this lush forest.

This moment captures for us a
period of true tranquility...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, allegory, destiny, dream, imagery,

Mark of the Beast
by elijah zmuda
Many worship created things;
Some have engraved images that are dreams.

Egytians worshiped the north star;
Just as indians sought many things from afar.

Reality is a fact from...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, evil, fear, mystery, philosophy,

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SCARY RHYME
by James Edward Lee Sr.
SCARY RHYME

Walking on talking screaming boards
Throat gurgling blood slashed from behind
Repugnance revulsion bodies ignored
Frightmovie disgust shocker fear combine
What's it to you zombie slasher mayhem 
Apocalyptic...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, analogy, fantasy, symbolism,

Mannequin virtue
by elijah zmuda
Virtue is to have excellent morality;
An admirable quality or property.

Holy Angels are virtues of order.
Like, Samson, a man of excellent valor.

Virtue is to clothe oneself...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, funny, hilarious, humor, humorous,

Honey of poetry
by Serge Lyrewing
Red-blooded moon
We drink its honey
It’s out of boon
The nightmare’s coming.

We cannot sail
The gardens faded
Poets will fail
And love is jaded.

The blind chance
leads in the nowhere
The cold...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, allusion, depression, emotions, feelings,

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The Thing that Remains
by Sheer Terror
the thing that remains
beside your ring 
the perfect pitch walks across skin
pursues kept emotion
crouching, advancing, staying alive
climbing the high dive 
barred from the top pier
hammered...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, conflict, life, poetry, relationship,

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Pipe Dreams
by Debbie Guzzi
Pipe Dreams

Though I have a woman’s heart; it pounds with
dragon’s fire. Curled about the core of self, 
I have lain in wait for Asia with...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, symbolism, travel,

The Language of the Marshutka
by Charlotte Boyle
The Marshutka travels down
the jarring road, and
just as in
life, we are unsure
of the hurdles we will
encounter
along
our
winding
journey.

The torn and
chalky seat carries each
of you,
And you are with...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: friend, spiritual, symbolism, together,

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An Old Copper Vase - A Second View
by Gary Bateman
An Old Copper Vase – A Second View

an old copper vase
a witness of age
saw a lot
during times—
but all new to me.

the grace of the
experienced one
shall...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, allegory, beauty, emotions, image,

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An Old Copper Vase - A First View
by Gary Bateman
An Old Copper Vase – A First View

a rustic object
with 
a worn-weathered look 
symbolizing
both
an artistic beauty
and
a metaphorical grandeur

when filled
with a few
red or yellow roses

it resonates
a...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, allegory, beauty, emotions, image,

Solitude
by Akanksha Barthwal
I stand alone on a mountain hill,
Without no one by my side.
I feel empty and strange among so many out there.
It feels so quite inside,
It...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, confusion, dark, depression, feelings,

Beyond Time Allowed
by Kurt Philip Behm
My job is to make the unlikely happen
  my passion driven to embrace the bliss

My vocation seeks to find the answers
  my avocation...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, time,

AFRICANA
by Speare Earth Poetry
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Award winning poet, PA SHAKESPEARE, With his new poem AFRICANA has been able to win the hearts of members of The Pan African Movement. AFRICANA...

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Didactic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, africa, black african american,

IT
by Suraj Grover
They believe IT is omnipresent,
But i question is IT really?
With all the sufferings everywhere,
I dont know what ITS omnipresence means.

They believe IT is omniscience,
But i...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: atheist, religious, spiritual, symbolism,

How Bout Stoichiometry For A Conversational Hook
by matthew harris
How 'Bout Stoichiometry For A Conversational Hook?

Nary a clue exists about
     the relationship between
relative quantities of substances
    ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: symbolism, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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Mindset
by Rich Rogers
The world sets its own view.
If you disagree then screw you.
We yell nasty words and phrases;
Then go back and try to erase it,
Before it reaches...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, poetry, success, symbolism,

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Blue
by Edward Ibeh
Blue is...
            What one calls a sad mood
      ...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: color, symbolism,