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Symbolized Poems

Symbolized Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of symbolized poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for symbolized.

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Premium Member Madame Bovary: Come And Take Me If You Can

"Madame Bovary", a novel by French novelist Gustave Flaubert, in 1856. Flaubert reconstructed a conventional story of adultery into a lasting work of heartfelt humanity. Madame Bovary is considered Flaubert’s masterpiece, and, according to some, it ushered in a new...Read More
Categories: symbolized, angst, character, muse,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Georg Trakl translation: To the boy Elis
To the boy Elis
by Georg Trakl
translation by Michael R. Burch 
Elis, when the blackbird cries from the black forest,
it announces your downfall.
Your lips sip the rock-spring's blue coolness.
Your brow sweats blood
recalling ancient myths
and dark interpretations of birds'...Read More
Categories: symbolized, bereavement, bird, blue, boy, color, dark, death,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Married to Life
Married to 'Life!'

Hey, I'm married to 'Life,' she's a wonderful wife,
Most adventures? Enjoyable drama!
Sure, we go up and down, (psst! she's wannabe clown),
Our connection is far more than comma!

Though you may think me coarse, that my cart precedes horse,
I suspect...Read More
Categories: symbolized, death, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Open Arms Welcome Poetry Muse
I gently beckon inspiration
for dalliance with mother tongue
English Language, each
singular lettered manifestation
familiar to yours truly symbolized
by panoply, sans twenty six letters,

whereby this patient scrivener
luxuriates, when writer's block
yields sudden gush,
nee burst of creativity
dissolving impenetrable wall
mental log jammed impasse,

discourages literary ambitions
dashed exerted...Read More
Categories: symbolized, analogy, best friend, father, happiness, hope, inspiration,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member The Holy Bible - The Freud Style
~ The Holy Bible ~

The Bible
Greatest Book
It's amazing

Take some time
Read daily
Plant good seed

 Through its pages
Find wisdom
Best time spent

Before we
Leave this Earth 

God's teachings
Guide right way
In soul stay

The Bible
To study
Read each day

It has 66
Books in all
Greatest Book!

Dorian Petersen Potter
aka ladydp2000


So...Read More
Categories: symbolized, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Sariputra and Social Justice
Once Sariputra has paid a visit to the UN meeting.

- Social justice remains an elusive dream for poor people around the world, - the first speaker said.

- Besides economic efficiency, side effects, funding mechanisms and political feasibility that can be...Read More
Categories: symbolized, humor, philosophy,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Eiffel Tower - La Tour Eiffel
The Eiffel Tower (La Tour Eiffel)

‘Iron Lady,’ of sensual beauty in the ‘City of Light:’
(La Dame De Fer: Bienvenue a Paris, France!)

Built to be the world’s tallest structure at 300 meters,
As the gateway entrance to the 1889 ‘Exposition Universelle:’
That spouted...Read More
Categories: symbolized, celebration, education, french, history, memorial, paris, symbolism,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Potpourri
By: Tom Wright

God gave me Passion of Heart when discovering first love,
A prayer for Love and Peace as symbolized by His Dove.
I have the Confidence of an Oak, deep rooted and unbending,
I glimpsed the Joy of a Dragonfly ere midsummer's...Read More
Categories: symbolized, god, love, nature,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Holy Bible - The Quatern Style

~ The  Holy  Bible ~

It tells the beginning of man
How He created  All  from start
God made the moon, stars, day and  night
It tells of God's  great  Love for man


It tells of God's great...Read More
Categories: symbolized, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fairytale in my heart
Into the deep woods cheerfully I walked
Following the path of a lone shining star
Hosting a magical fairytale in my heart
Beholding sweet visions of who you are.

Sights and sounds symbolized the dark
Resonating nocturnal bird's wailing call
Alarmed by the whining of porcupines
Breaking...Read More
Categories: symbolized, allegory, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Rhyme

The Prodigal Returns
We were once poor orphans, Wondering from place to place, never calling anywhere home.
Lead astray by sin, we soon felt the heartache from symbolized Babylon.
Thinking we were and had everything,
till iniquity was found in thee.
Our brightness was awe-inspiring.
Our wisdom flawless,...Read More
Categories: symbolized, bible, character, christian, evil, faith, love, pain,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Wilted Tree
Many of us celebrate the time when Jesus lay in his feeding trough

Own a place in our home do not have to knock on so many doors

Put up Nordic fir cut from woods or plastic with fake snow and tinsel

Decorate...Read More
Categories: symbolized, christmas,
Form: Free verse
Sun of Righteousness
The sun radiates heat and light;
That keeps the earth warm and bright.

The sun's gravity keeps the earth from drifting into space;
The earth's gravity keeps living creatures grounded in place.

The sun helps sustain Life here;
Through photosynthesis, oxygen fills the atmosphere.

Without the...Read More
Categories: symbolized, christian, god, jewish, miracle, spiritual, sun, visionary,
Form: Rhyme
I Found a Knife in the Desert
               I Found a Knife in the Desert

Folks chucked trash in the desert for 10,000 years.
The knife, perhaps not dumped, but lost?
The blade, seven inches long,...Read More
Categories: symbolized, corruption, creation, death, me, metaphor, old, symbolism,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The True Knight
POTD 9th April 2018

Synopsis -
A story of selflessness without jealousy or rancor that is often evident through the ages in all walks of life, even in modern times. 

She’s a queen who sees her lover for himself only and does...Read More
Categories: symbolized, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Shine Your Light
Verse 1
There's a father in heaven, who always leads me by the hand
Who picks me up if I would fall, a father who always understands
He takes me to his dwelling place, where I can go to seek his face
His face
I...Read More
Categories: symbolized, devotion,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member ABUNDANCE
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Categories: symbolized, appreciation, celebration, flower, fruit,
Form: I do not know?
Derriere and a Smile
Cocoa...passed it
To a night glow...hand picked
'94 the year like recent
Eye contact like the cliche say
A toe burrowing spine squeegeeing seamstress
Binding our minds suspended
An aspect you were told not to trust
She bore with the resilience of a lion's mane
A free flowing...Read More
Categories: symbolized, remember,
Form: Free verse
The crimson tower
Breeders of nightmares forged a blade of disdain,
The serpent slipped back to the shadows from which it reigns,
Encroach on territory and its more than happy to show its fangs,
Leaving these cobblestone streets with trails of blood stains,
Out of this suffocating...Read More
Categories: symbolized, conflict, corruption, dark, evil, fear, poems, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Opals - Shakespearean Sonnet
 Iambic Pentameter

To ancient Romans opals symbolized
luck beneficial, hope eternal, aye.
And medieval people realized
such stone could keep them healthy - one should try.

This blaze with colors like to autumn days
displays a brilliant multi-hues affect.
It beautifies and shows in many ways
discriminating...Read More
Categories: symbolized, beauty,
Form: Sonnet
The cursed Me or River
What if the dreams you see are real, 
Worse is if the real is dream, 
As things you see in times upright, 
Are the things that you can never achieve,
It's not that you're not worthy of it, 
It's not that...Read More
Categories: symbolized, meaningful, nature, pain, philosophy, sad, woman,
Form: Free verse
Kiss Of Lies
Tracing my fingers on his lips
I knew they told me lies,
I kissed them anyway
I had loved the way love tastes...
Fingers intertwined in mine,
He said he was mine,
He sealed it with another kiss,
A kiss of lies
Lay beside me
On our highs and...Read More
Categories: symbolized, feelings, heartbreak,
Form: I do not know?
What do you know about failure? 

He asked with a monotone voice, ringing and dancing like the bones of the dead before Halloween day. What I knew about failure was absolute. It was not because of the honest truths and...Read More
Categories: symbolized, abuse, america, birth, bullying, conflict, house, society,
Form: Free verse
At dawn's last light, as taps are played,
the colors are retired.
Thoughts of the sacrifices made
leave me feeling inspired.

I've heard it said "It's just a flag –
no more than cloth that's sewn"
as though it's just a colored rag
forgetting where it's flown.

It...Read More
Categories: symbolized, patriotic,
Form: Quatrain
The Colors of True Love
Before I thought roses,
gift wrappers, and high-
heels which were red
symbolized love,
until when I met you.

I found your love to be raw
and real; it had no romantic exaggerations
or emotional icings. You loved me
as I was, even after I removed the mask
that...Read More
Categories: symbolized, beautiful, imagery, life, love, metaphor, relationship,
Form: Free verse