Verse Poems | Definition and Examples of Verse Poetry

Verse Poems. Below are new examples of verse poems. There are links to short, long, best, and famous poems too. See a definition with format, rules, and structure of modern examples of verse poems. This list of recently posted poems in the verse form of poetry enables you to learn how to write a verse.

Example and Definition of Verse

A verse is a type of poem with a single line of poetry. It can have different meanings. A verse poem may contain a stanza, which is a line in a poem with a recurring pattern. It can contain a meter which is a syllable pattern within a poem. It can also contain metrical writing...Read More

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Categories: verse, angel
If Heart Doesn't Break, Then It Will Be Good
by Ronjoy Brahma
Once I want to tell her
but can't tell
i  must tell her
but i'm a her friend

I love you so much
i want to tell this sentence...

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Categories: verse, how i feel
Theater of Utter Charm Part 7
by Walter Alter
gesturing crudely about luck and doom
blowing us towards the promised manic Paradise
a steely eyed greeting committee
providing the final hurdle
their panel of erudite jurists
concluded that his...

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Categories: verse, angst, anxiety, sad
breakdown number one-million
by Zachariah Rodgers
fluttering breath burns
throat like acid
hands shake with an 
indescribable violence 
trembling fingers peel
back the pages of
childish pocket bible  -- 
a pained groan, a
strained sob...

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Categories: verse, betrayal, black love, blue,
other lovers
by Tiffany Herrera
His lips are kissing me like they’ve been on other lips - i could taste the lies
His hands that once outlined the shape of my...

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Categories: verse, black love, blue, body,
what loving him was like
by Tiffany Herrera
Falling in love with him was like inhaling oxygen 
His love was toxic but i needed that toxic to live, to breathe 
The more love...

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Categories: verse, art, beautiful, beauty, blessing,
UNTITLED
by Tiffany Herrera
Accept the loss 
There’s nothing you can do 
You can't change the past 
Hurt and move on 
Use this hurt and build yourself up like...

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Categories: verse, anxiety, art, beautiful, beauty,
UNTITLED
by Tiffany Herrera
i’m not sure what I expected from him 
To love me the way he did before ?Perhaps so?
Because I sure did
Love was an automatic language...

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Categories: verse, absence, art, beautiful, beauty,
UNTITLED
by Tiffany Herrera
It is hard to remember being loved by anyone 
I can’t recall a moment where I have been held like the only thing in the...

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Categories: verse, anxiety, conflict, confusion, courage,
PTSD
by Richard Kelley
The darkness in my life Hides buried in my soul.
A smell or a sound brings it to life
Never knowing how much strife it causes me.
It...

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Categories: verse, beauty, cheer up, stars
A Poem for the grounded stars
by Tristan Strudwick
So many people look up to the sky, 
For an answer they do not need, 
Instead of looking to the earth, 
Where true explanations can...

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Categories: verse, betrayal, conflict, fantasy
Tug of War
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Standing here at this alter 
I don't know what to do 
I'm suppose to be happy
But I'm feeling sad and blue
Torn between what I want...

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Categories: verse, fantasy
Dragons and Knights
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Dragons & Knights how they fight 
All I can hear is the obnoxious roar
Of the dragon 
As knight falls in deeps defeat 
And the dragon...

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Categories: verse, angst, depression, hurt, sad
Spin
by laurie mahoney
Spin spin spin spin
Spiraling down 
The sorrow wins
Hurling, whirling
Dragging my soul
I'm plunging, plummeting
Lost all control
The darkness is tugging me
It's pulling me down
I grasp for serenity
There's...

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Categories: verse, break up, divorce, love
Torn Apart
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Torn apart yet you have a place in my heart
Wanting and needing you 
But in the end 
I know it will never manifest to be...

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Categories: verse, fantasy, lust
Immortality
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Intensive desire 
Lust and fire 
Looks of enormity 
Wet lips fingertips 
Chocolate kisses
Arch of my back 
Rhythm enacted 
Energized movement 
Hours of endurance 
Unadulterated infatuation...

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Categories: verse, lust, passion
Mystified
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Distance and Destiny 
Champagne and Fire 
Perpetual misery-ice cold
Premeditated intentions
Prolonged codes of silence
Distinct pointlessness
Still waiting...
Puzzled insanity 
Nightmares-insecure 
Grasping on authenticity
The truth revealed 
No matter...what 
I...

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Categories: verse, desire, emotions, heartbroken
False Belief
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
If there was another era of time 
You and I would be in it 
Loving each other eternally
But you see, it is a faded dream...

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Categories: verse, adventure, anxiety, conflict, destiny,
Premium MemberWHEN EVIL BEHIND YOU KEEP WALKING AND DON'T LOOK BACK
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Raging fire;
Flee to the mountains;
Cities burning;
JUDGMENT COMING;
NOW...
In the midst of things;
Lot and his family must flee;
Out of the city into the mountains, run;
Flee out of...

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Categories: verse, destiny, emotions, fate
Depth
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
What makes the essences of me 
Could it be the cold-bloodiness
Down on the inside of me 
What is it that makes you love me
It must...

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Categories: verse, destiny, first love, inspirational
The Answer
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
When my days seem to be 
Full of obscurity and desolation 
And when my vision seems unclear and blurred
When the world becomes
An arctic and void...

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Categories: verse, dream
Premium MemberDream Poetry- A Memory
by Broken Wings
I am dreaming of a long ago day with tears
two young girls are feeding ducks in a park
       ...

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Categories: verse, dark, dog, imagery, mystery,
They are coming
by Jeremiah Poodle
 NOW! 
Please  don't 

They are  coming  

the poodles.

...

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Categories: verse, america, best friend, dog
Poodle
by Jeremiah Poodle
Poodles
What are these creatures?
I am not sure.

How about you?

Do you know any poodles that follow you?

Poodles are great, poodles are fun
Poodles like swimming around in...

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Categories: verse, dream
Premium MemberDream Poetry - Weep No More
by Broken Wings
Weep no more my beauty
                    ...

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Categories: verse, beautiful, betrayal, cry, deep,
Houdini Love
by Luke Gallagher
They say love is magical,
and I agree.
For something so strong,
so apparent, to dissolve 
so quickly- it must be. 

Just like that, there was
nothing. 
No midnight...

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Categories: verse, immigration
The Piccolo Birds
by Gregory Golden
nested firmly
between
the
birch tree branches
while
you 
can hear 
the 
sounds of
the
piccolo birds...

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Categories: verse, childhood, father daughter, journey,
Possums on the Run - Part 1
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
Well she ran away
danced the F.U.	 
Revolutionary Dance
Jokers are trumps
Euchre, 500, 
Queens Slippers
no Deuce, no Romance

Holey holy 
blue jeans torn and buried
underneath the house 
with...

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Categories: verse, childhood, father daughter, journey,
Possums on the Run - Part 2
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
No ice cream, 
cupboard’s bare
ultra Fahrenheit sun, 
hang out the clothes
do the dinner run, 
setting table, 
setting sun,
Can of Irish Stew, mashed potatoes, 
Baked Beans,...

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Categories: verse, childhood, father daughter, journey,
Possums on the Run - Part 3
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
Collecting cut 
silver blue grass
carries garbage bags
green-ant bites, no siree,
this aint fun.
Stand guard, he’s the 
lawn mower Pope 
(she laughs)
on his ever vigilant run.

Look on...

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Categories: verse, childhood, daughter, father, life,
Possums on the Run - Part 4
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
Stars in the sky, 
he sits on his back steps,
he’s thinking of all his dreams,
his one true love, his sadness
HER dreams all come undone, 
“Which...

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Categories: verse, eulogy, journey, music
forty-sixth, and heaven
by J.R. Dawson
shamrocks 
bow

    in silence 
    — sorrow 

cranberry
       tears 
   ...

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Categories: verse, bible, blessing, christian, emotions,
Premium Member Our Almighty Lord
by liam mcdaid
Has the strength of understanding 
He does not keep the wicked alive 
as they perish by the sword of their choice 
dying without proper knowledge...

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Categories: verse, dark, sad love
Of A Melancholy Tone
by The Brooklyn Six Project
Of a melancholy tone 
She is through with you 
Look at what you have done 
And the madness you've put her through 
Just consider her...

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Categories: verse, allegory, death of a
Premium MemberFarewell My Friend
by millard lowe


In graveyard dreams
tombstones are etched 
with fading memories

Only plastic flowers
are forever—apart from
my undying love…

Farewell, mon amie...
...

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Categories: dark, death, imagery, symbolism
Premium MemberDark Passenger
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Infant memories
bathed in maternal blood
Adopted with a horrid secret buried,
pain walled-in 
Until the nether chambers of the mind
begin to snuff image flood
Only murderous relief
can stem...

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