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Word Play Poems | Examples of Word Play Poetry

Word Play Poems - Examples of all types of word play poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for word play.
Premium Member Rest Rooms
Most inconvenient our conveniences ~ saber-laving traps...Read More
Categories: technology, word play,
Form: Monoku

Apparitional Angel
She spoke to me saying I would be lost without you. She said my love is true and undying only for you. In past times of exuberant joy and times of sorroful pain, I have been...Read More
Categories: word play, encouraging, feelings, miracle, poems,
Form: Rhyme
This was written for sheer fun, months ago! I did not have the courage to post it then,,, But I do now…Hope you enjoy this fantasy! ...Read More
Categories: word play, dream, fantasy, feelings, humor,
Form: Rhyme
The Time
You are so quiet, Your appetite doesn't clash with your sight, Your wisdom doesn't match your boredom, It is no longer your freedom. Your absolutism is the snowball, Your cross is searching for the remedy for your downfall, The curse...Read More
Categories: word play, character, life, metaphor, perspective,
Form: Free verse
No poem of the day
Didn't get around to writing a poem today racked my brain, but can't think of a single word play allowed too much other stuff to get in my way with all that's on my heart, where my communique? now...Read More
Categories: word play, giggle, heart, humor, muse,
Form: Monorhyme

Premium Member The Lonesome Life of a Cell Phone User
two cell phones ran into each other on some street friends I think world has changed though and stood side by side known yet unknown an awkward greeting then sliding into silence like an old western gunfight suddenly a duet...Read More
Categories: word play, addiction, best friend, character,
Form: Free verse
paradise morning Eden gates swing wide open passport renewal...Read More
Categories: garden, inspirational, word play,
Form: Haiku
word bank 2: animal names
Word Bank 2: animal names This time the theme is picking an animal mythical or real and try to rhyme with a person's name. E.g. Doug the slug/pug or Daniel the spaniel Sandra/Amanda the Panda, Jack the...Read More
Categories: word play, animal, boy, community, girl,
Form: Rhyme
word bank:Holidays
Word bank: Holidays As I am finding time difficult to manage at the moment - I thought a word bank would be a good idea for people to refer to and add comments with additional words...Read More
Categories: word play, community, holiday, language, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ARTHUR VASO
Tribute to Poet Arthur Vaso, How great is Art, how great is Art! ...Read More
Categories: friendship, tribute, word play,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member The Period of Change
The indents and lines upon the Earth From snow melting, has written its fluid song of rebirth. The sky, cold blue, wars with the sharp heating sun. This moment of exclamation says Springtime's begun Splats of snow lie beneath...Read More
Categories: spring, word play, words,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member this hour - us be
the 'soar' us...see... these hours as 'this art t's us'... to escape...thee... 'sour-rush' of the sore us caught in... this hours rush...for... 'they are us' in all thesaurus ...ah be it?... stan sand ...Read More
Categories: addiction, word play,
Form: Free verse
Brotherhood and Bigotry
Why do we fight, just cause we don't agree? Seems like we have enough to waste of time and energy. They made Shylock antagonist but really he was more right than he was Jew for we all have the...Read More
Categories: word play, 12th grade, black african
Form: Free verse
When Money Dies - Bitcoin Poem 067
The anguish flows when money dies Amid the child’s and mother’s cries It comes when scarcity is lost And money made without a cost Taking savings, stealing time Open theft through hidden crime Stones or feathers, shells or beads These all...Read More
Categories: word play, america, faith, freedom, future,
Form: Rhyme
midnight sky canvas city lights erase all stars disoriented...Read More
Categories: lost, night, word play,
Form: Haiku

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