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Words Poems

Words Poems. Below are examples of poems about words. This list of words poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of words poetry. This list of works about words is an excellent resource for examples on how to write words poems.

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List of Words Poems

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Premium Member Poem Tom is my gentle spirit who watches over me Bobby May I do not know? words,
Premium Member Poem AN INVISIBLE FORCE Brian Strand Verse word play, words,
Premium Member Poem Bumptious Funom Makama Acrostic words, abuse, character, crazy, evil,
Premium Member Poem Buoyancy Funom Makama Acrostic words, beauty, cheer up, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Charade Funom Makama Acrostic words, art, cool, cute, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Deluge Funom Makama Acrostic anxiety, freedom, wisdom, words,
Premium Member Poem Demagogue Funom Makama Acrostic words, betrayal, evil, life, political,
Premium Member Poem Hoax Funom Makama Acrostic words, art, spoken word, wisdom,
Always searching Maia Mengel Rhyme words,
untitled Maia Mengel Rhyme words, anxiety, hurt, poems, poetry,

Sober desires
by Maia Mengel
I’ve got sober desires 
but defective judgment
My lips are stained with wine
and it’s time to relent...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: poetry, poets, words, write,

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POETRY AS ART
by Brian Strand
mysteries
    of
       the poetic
        process,
beyond
    ...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: poetry, words,

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The One I am
by sidney dugan
The One I Am

I've been round a long, long time
Writing my simple words
I write my poems to tell my truths
And nothing is obscured
I learned to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, books, philosophy, poems, wisdom,

HideAway
by David Strohill
everything I ever saw
everything I ever knew
everything I ever saw
I could tell it was for you

everything I ever had
everything I've ever done
Everything just makes me...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, angel, angst, confusion, fear,

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VOICES
by Line Gauthier


I hear them
Twirling in my head
Chattering as if I’m not there
Carrying on with or without me
Indifferent yet bitter cold
Unkind and harsh jibberish
The voices in my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, introspection, voice, words,

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SILENT WHISPERING PEARLS OF LISTEN WORDS
by James Edward Lee Sr.
the whispers you hear
 so sweet so dear in your ear
listen to these words

the whispers you hear
fathom of vibrant pearls
that need to be heard

silent whispering
pearls...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, analogy, appreciation, beautiful, inspirational,

Stick It Where The Sun Don't Shine
by Amanda Peloquin
My decision was to not write for a while.
As some of my words caused alil bit of rile.

Yeah well that didn’t last long as you...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, character, confidence, how i

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Testicular
by Jack Ellison


For some unknown reason, I love the word titular
I know, I know, maybe coz it sounds naughty like diddler
Look I don't make this stuff up
There're...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words,

STAND
by Colette Dright
I want to share with you what each letter in the word STAND means to me.

S.T.A.N.D -

The S is for Seek
Seek wisdom, knowledge and understanding....

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, encouraging, god, spoken word,

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You kindle the lamps
by Probir Gupta
You kindle the lamps
Little earthen bowls 
Holding circles of mustard oil
Wicks like snouts of desire
The sober flame radiating rosy heat
Smell of ripened wheat

I get my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, image, longing, motivation, romantic,

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You kindle the lamps
by Probir Gupta
You kindle the lamps
Little earthen bowls 
Holding circles of mustard oil
Wicks like snouts of desire
The sober flame radiating rosy heat
Smell of ripened wheat

I get my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, image, longing, motivation, romantic,

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You kindle the lamps
by Probir Gupta
You kindle the lamps
Little earthen bowls 
Holding circles of mustard oil
Wicks like snouts of desire
The sober flame radiating rosy heat
Smell of ripened wheat

I get my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, image, longing, motivation, romantic,

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Skinflint
by Funom Makama
Shares everything of his, lower than the normal dose
Kindred and all relatives in the house, share one hose
Incredibly stingy that on both his hands, weed...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, angst, character, horror, humanity,

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Love Makes Ashes Gold
by Funom Makama
Without kindness, space becomes air-tight
and humanity suffers in continuous appetite.
Without charity, nothing can be white
as living is tormented plight after plight.
But without the sun, time...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, life, love, relationship, sensual,

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Adulation
by Funom Makama
Actions, words and gestures are always scored correct
Down they sing and praise like an unwanted sect
Up he flaunts with the magical staff to select
Laughing unwillingly...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, allegory, appreciation, art, voice,

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Chagrin
by Funom Makama
Creates dark cracks in bits or as large as pits
Happiness shrinks for this horror and quits
Anger, ready to open its tool kits
Growing steadily to make...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, anger, angst, anxiety, wisdom,

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Inebriate
by Funom Makama
Insanity constantly enslaves and mocks
No break, no pause, the appetite always knocks
Enough, never registers, his life, it sucks
Beer and gin, in his long gut line...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, abuse, corruption, drink, wisdom,

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Ineffable
by Funom Makama
Incredibly mouth watering and beyond the mind’s procession
Neither time nor logic stands in the way as opposition
Eyes, the heart and body beat the lips in...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, beauty, wisdom, words,

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Ineptitude
by Funom Makama
Inability, so gross in the making
Not just inadequate, completely lacking
Extreme, nothing and a zero in ranking
Poor hand or mind in a show so ground breaking
Thinkers,...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: words, adventure, analogy, character, passion,

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Noise
by Sherry Asbury
Sometimes I bellow in despair
at the noise
the noise
the noise, noise, noise
voices nattering
people chattering
my mind is shattering
from the infernal noise
So I reach up to my head
and...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, words,