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Word Poems - Poems about Word

Word Poems - Examples of all types of poems about word to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for word.
Premium Member In the Daze of the Dance Craze
I’d never seen a Fox Trot nor a Jittery Bug Though whenever I’d Twist in agony I’d Shout ...Read the rest...
Categories: crazy, dance, fun, word
Form: Free verse

Phuk ewe
. and that's whut It would sound like i ...Read the rest...
Categories: humor, word play,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member A Cinematic Vision-I Saw God But Now What
Yes, I affirm, I have seen God But He appeared and then disappeared This knowing that transcends mind, left me awed But until what’s imbibed is assimilated, by fears I’m seared—Unseeking Seeker Espied my footprints in desert sands, longing...Read the rest...
Categories: god, spiritual, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Interlude
Interlude from annoying talking heads ~ ...Read the rest...
Categories: word, dance, perspective, political, spoken
Form: Monoku
Jack 101
A poem for Lillie on her christening day Spurs game rescheduled in an unkind way It's important and we’d love to watch them play Need to put it into perspective though and say We can...Read the rest...
Categories: word, family, granddaughter, poetry, spoken
Form: Rhyme

Jack 100
The wisdom of life is what we yearn Yet, ill prepared from our lessons to learn Lacking beliefs and actions, just empty words said out loud Without authentic conviction, unable to stand tall and proud Feelings of heaven and...Read the rest...
Categories: word, heaven, life, poetry, spoken
Form: Rhyme
Jack 99
Nervousness of standing on the doorstep Compromise, standing just inside Despite invitation, I politely insisted that the evening ended there Over days, weeks, months then years Things developed with an increasing sense of inclusion Shared excitement, shared passion, shared intimacy A...Read the rest...
Categories: word, fantasy, life, passion, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Reverse Graffiti
light bending and refracting paints the...Read the rest...
Categories: imagination, light, word play,
Form: Other
Premium Member Ignominy
Miriam spoke against Moses, her brother* while Aaron held his tongue Yet Aaron’s silence helped him none ...Read the rest...
Categories: bible, jewish, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Speech
Libelous, slanderous speech singes the fuzz off of the peach Gossip and tale-bearing crooked ears reach no thanks to the mouth of...Read the rest...
Categories: spoken word, uplifting,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member From the Felt
"Lee, you awake?" Yeah, sorry. "Where were you?" Nowhere, my call? Fold. Looking around the table, I couldn't have drifted that long, Wouldn't have known from the stares, whatever the faces. There I go again, blocking out the sounds, "You have...Read the rest...
Categories: word, care, dance, fire, life,
Form: Free verse
Good morning, I say. I challenge you to Haiku. Respond by poem?...Read the rest...
Categories: fun, spoken word,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Rejection Letter
When the words don’t lure me with their muse, Desire to pour out hopes, dreams, light that bleeds, Wetting the beauty of my heart’s best seeds, Emptying the feelings, once caged by pain, shame, Thoughts meant to be penned,...Read the rest...
Categories: meaningful, poems, poetry, word
Form: Verse
Malcolm seemed nice
Young Malcolm was meek, rarely riled, asking for korma, quite mild, they all thought him nice, until ordering rice, that was where Malcolm went wild. ...Read the rest...
Categories: humor, word play,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Desert
a rattler flicking its split tongue...gathering chemical messengers~ Prairie Dog without a prayer vulture, periscope downward navigates a granulate sea, follows the wavering flow of tracks~ just over a grilling crest his meal falls, pauses and pauses and pauses he waits a...Read the rest...
Categories: word, dark, death, fate, imagery,
Form: Free verse

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