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Verse Poems

Verse Poems. Below are examples of verse poems. This list of poems in the verse form of poetry is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of verse poems or a list of verse poetry. These examples illustrate what verse poems look like and its form. There is also a link below to the definition of verse and a page where you can discuss it.

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List of Verse Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem THE INTERGALACTIC SWEET SCENT OF YOU James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse verse, appreciation, beauty, engagement, environment,
Premium Member Poem AFTER FACT James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse verse, adventure, analogy, animal,
When I Die - I intend to sleep in peace Damian Keady Free verse verse, allegory, analogy, assonance, death,
Dixie In My Heart Michael Thomas Free verse verse, beauty, culture, environment, growth,
Bound Ally Maiste Free verse verse, betrayal, death, deep, depression,
Premium Member Poem Shifting Sands of Youth John lawless Free verse verse, life, youth,
Premium Member Poem Love Window Gabrielle Jordan Free verse verse, life, love, memory,
I Wish Damian Keady Free verse verse, metaphor,
DeLorean View Freddie Robinson Jr. Free verse verse, future, imagery, visionary, wisdom,
Kind Words William Coyne Free verse verse, spoken word,

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Peacock
by Vaughan Wesley
I am a peacock preening feathers
So you might not notice
How slight I really am.

Maintain this sheen make it gleam
Lest it betray my fear
Of prying eyes
From...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, analogy, community, society,

Empty Treasury
by kporho Raphael Oyeke
When they keep roaming about
Know something is coming aloud
They will share a plate with thee for now
All for something that you can't see around 
Once...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, 7th grade, 9th grade,

SOUL
by barbara barry-nishanian
Soul 

Soul is what “man became”
not something put inside
“Souls breath
when struck with sword
they bleed
stop breathing”
“Soul that sins it shall die”
Verses all from the Bible
Soul is...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, faith, life, truth,

PTSD
by Elijah Suarez
I remember…

I remember nothing.
My memories don’t serve me
like peace doesn’t serve you.
As if you went to Korea for war
And never came back. 
even though, I...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, poems, time,

I come from moch
by Elijah Suarez
I come from the anxiety of my father’s footsteps marching down the hallway.
Each step bangs like the Jumanji drums beating beneath my bones.

I come from...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, birth, care,

a letter to moch
by Elijah Suarez
A Letter To Moch

Dear younger self,

If I could turn the tides
And go back.
Begin to work on the
Emotional wall that
Stops you from living,
I would. 

The things...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, appreciation, blessing, lost love,

BALLET OF AN UNKINDWOMAN
by Allan Terry
VOICES ECHO THROUGHOUT THE AREA
THE SOUNDS OF LOVERS PAST
FROM PERSON TO PERSON
SHE SPEAK OF THEIR NAMES
SMILES ABOUT THE MEN IN HER PAST
SHE SPEAKS OF HER...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, clothes, health, lust, music,

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Walk With Me Always - The Egg Timer Style
by Dorian Petersen Potter

~ Walk With Me Always ~
( Egg Timer )



Come with me Darling
And hold my hand
Walk  always 
With me
Love
Love
With me
Walk  always 
And hold my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, angel, beautiful, emotions, love,

Where I am from
by Adeshina Aladeshawe
I am from the black earthen pot behind my grandmothers burnt brick store
That springs cold water in and out of season for thirsty souls to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, africa, analogy, appreciation, courage,

Magritte's Paradox
by Ed Morris
(Based on the painting “The Treachery of Images” by René Magritte)

If you label symbols traitors
Since they’re only indicators
Rather than the actual things they signify,
Then you’re...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, art, funny, humor, humorous,

The DK Effect
by Ed Morris
That Dunning-Kruger thing is real;
I’ve read about it once or twice,
And so my grasp, I clearly feel,
Of how it works is quite precise....

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, funny, humor, humorous, psychological,

Sown
by Jimmi Canada
Dusty chalked
Splayed felet

Forwarned to focus in
and then die to grinn...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, addiction, analogy, anger, angst,

Sly
by JOB IDAKWOJI
It only takes a touch,
to make it go bye-bye.
It only takes a look,
to make it mine.
To make what was there to become what isn't there.

All...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, desire,

Loss of Thought
by Mike Hauser
Mind if I ask if there's anything left
When it comes to common sense 
With Band wagon outside you jump on for the ride
Not caring if...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, crazy, life,

What this mean
by Christy Edgley
I see the signs Lord
What am I seeing these signs for
I know you trying to tell me something
Not sure what it is
1111  222 333...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, confusion, desire, feelings, god,

Age of Innocence
by Timothy McGuire
First day of school
Terrified, leaving Mommy, big bus ride
In love with teacher
Not the stinky girls
Christmas lights, sparkly and bright
Toys, toys, toys
Lincoln logs, six guns, raccoon...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, childhood, innocence,

Death Comes To All
by Adesina Idris Dolapo
Go to it
Run from it
Death comes to all…

Fear it
Or stand as if 
It doesn’t exist
Death comes to all…

Talk to yourself about it
Or deny its existence
Death...

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

Dream Of A Pine Tree
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

The cascading contours of the high Himalayan slopes
cradle the upright verdant cones of coniferous pine
draped in gold reflected from the sheaths of snow,
morphed to crystal...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, analogy, christmas, tree,

The Dance
by Adesina Idris Dolapo
They have continued
The naked dance
In the centre 
Of the market square…

Elders and children
Shamefacedly dishevelled 
Have kept the dance 
Of shame
To their chest
Like a golden inheritance…

Sadly...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, political,

Calm in the Eye of the Storm
by Michael Thomas
Deep waters dripping mysterious unknowns, channel my anger into activities that involve no violence and less danger. My walk with faith believing in love, honesty,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: verse, appreciation, beautiful, blessing, cheer