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Symbolism Poems | Examples of Symbolism Poetry

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Eclipses obscured
The ancient Hindu text mentions the story of the celestial dragon, the serpent that drinks the nectar of Gods holding wagon. Indicating that abundance has its limits, get to the grips, beheading the manipulating leech causing the eclipse. The...Read More
Categories: heaven, inspirational, symbolism,
Form: Ballade



Premium Member the beauty of the rainbows
In the summertime there were lots of cars and trucks moving up and down the alley where I lived. like the local bakery truck, many would stop to peddle their wares or deliver their goods....Read More
Categories: symbolism, beauty, celebration, color, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Same Spot
I had a stroke of Genius, In a brief, moment of peace. But then I lost it, I've searched tirelessly since, I'm exhausted. I went to visit where it happened yesterday to see if lightning strike twice, But the moment...Read More
Categories: symbolism, addiction, analogy, angst, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shadows
Shadows I walked into a dark shadow of foreboding with fear surrounding me. I saw people depressed, despondent and stuck because fear absorbed them. The loss of hope is everywhere in this shadow, cries, sobbing and despair, I...Read More
Categories: symbolism, beauty, conflict, encouraging, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In Need of a New Year
2020 has been horrible and that's just some real ish I think I speak for everyone saying we all can feel this I hope right around that corner That new year saves lives a la an organ donor This...Read More
Categories: symbolism, 12th grade, age, anniversary,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member PLANTED FLOWER IN THE STONE-
I place the flower on the stone; Laid it there left it there alone; Came back watered it spring, summer, fall And watched it wither, watched it freeze and thaw; It didn't grow it laid flatten and torn;...Read More
Categories: confusion, engagement, flower, symbolism,
Form: Rhyme
Oh To Feel Melancholy
To feel melancholy.. To hear the rain on my roof On this soft mellow day The grey sky is the color of a horse hoof Oh the colorless grey To feel melancholy.. To unwrap the border separating The sour yet mouthwatering Orb of...Read More
Categories: symbolism, beauty, deep, meaningful, nostalgia,
Form: Rhyme
American Furor
Raise the white flag of defiance, surrender to the hate Offer no concession or compliance, a vote count short is the winning debate Cry ballot thievery trace: Urban poll pickpockets, of color suspect voices, stole the presidential race Let that dark anger...Read More
Categories: allusion, anger, metaphor, symbolism,
Form: Narrative
Book of Verse No: 20 -Said the rains
Said the rains like tear drops I come roll off the leaves fresh thirst quencher these the tears of blessing from above trying to tell something but humans are unwilling to listen so how can you understand these riddles sent to encourage...Read More
Categories: symbolism, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Soul of It All
The Soul of It All Mankind’s creation and existence are by the hand and intention of Almighty God in Heaven above. God endowed His divine creation with the gifts of contemplation, sympathy, and a realistic empathy. The immortal soul...Read More
Categories: symbolism, allegory, creation, emotions, god,
Form: Lyric
Grey Garden
Lingering longing hung like gallows, blossoming shadows of bliss to seed her love. Barriers of brick, metal and plastic confining the flourishing depths of her roots. Shadowing walls of hurt and anguish, threatening to veil...Read More
Categories: symbolism, analogy, conflict, creation, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Let It Love
Lightning's flashing baby! We're thinking about...falling apart Hear the thunder crash...like crazy! Is there a ray of hope...for these two hearts? Aren't you cold here in the dark...in the pain? Can't we both just dance in the rain? Chorus: Let it love!...Read More
Categories: symbolism, how i feel, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HONEY AND PENNIES SWEET-
The nectar of honey so sweet The touch of money filthy dirty? Sweet are the pennies 11/12/20 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr©2020. ...Read More
Categories: symbolism, addiction, analogy, endurance, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Smoke
As it mingles within and by virtue of substance relates to the air by the depth of its dance; the smoke is persuaded to somehow pursue the course of the breezes developed by chance. On a journey through space,...Read More
Categories: symbolism, cancer, conflict, dance, death,
Form: Rhyme
Sunflower
In a field of flowers, Born she, a flower different from others. Though a fragrant rose in the valley she wished to be, Became she, a victim of inheritance by nature. Though bright, broad, and colorful she seemed, Strangest...Read More
Categories: symbolism, autumn, boyfriend, creation, devotion,
Form: Free verse

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