In this page, poems on / about “simile” are listed.
  • 1.
    A Lover's Complaint

    FROM off a hill whose concave womb reworded
    A plaintful story from a sistering vale,
    My spirits to attend this double voice accorded,
    And down I laid to list the sad-tuned tale;
    Ere long espied a fickle maid full pale,
    Tearing of papers, breaking rings a-twain,
    Storming her world with sorrow's wind and rain. read more »

  • 2.
    Fruit of the Flower

    My father is a quiet man
    With sober, steady ways;
    For simile, a folded fan;
    His nights are like his days. read more »

  • 3.
    Song Of The Open Road

    AFOOT and light-hearted, I take to the open road,
    Healthy, free, the world before me,
    The long brown path before me, leading wherever I choose. read more »

  • 4.
    ! A Wish

    I'd like to write - like grown-up poets do:
    with similes that span the universe,
    that sparkle, crackle, dazzle, woo the mind;
    and touch the heart with tender, swoony verse... read more »

  • 5.
    Very Like a Whale

    One thing that literature would be greatly the better for
    Would be a more restricted employment by the authors of simile and
    Authors of all races, be they Greeks, Romans, Teutons or Celts, read more »

  • 6.
    Bishop Blougram's Apology

    NO more wine? then we'll push back chairs and talk.
    A final glass for me, though: cool, i' faith!
    We ought to have our Abbey back, you see.
    It's different, preaching in basilicas, read more »

  • 7.
    Autumn Friends

    If one could bridge the distance with a word,
    A journey would become a pilgrimage.
    Elegant letters slant across the page.
    My leaf has found a home upon your coat. read more »

  • 8.
    ! Metaphor

    A pretty girl
    is like a simile
    and vice-a-versa
    so I'd say read more »

  • 9.
    *(A simile like love, a metaphor is love) *

    (love is like)
    Love is like a painting
    filled with all colours and shades
    love is like a bleeding heart read more »

  • 10.
    Heroic Simile

    When the swordsman fell in Kurosawa's Seven Samurai
    in the gray rain,
    in Cinemascope and the Tokugawa dynasty,
    he fell straight as a pine, he fell read more »

  • 11.
    A Simile

    Dear Thomas, didst thou never pop
    Thy head into a tin-man's shop?
    There, Thomas, didst thou never see
    ('Tis but by way of simile) read more »

  • 12.
    Seasonal Cycle - Chapter 06 - Spring

    "Oh, dear, with the just unfolded tender leaflets of Mango trees as his incisive arrows, and with shining strings of honeybees as his bowstring, the assailant named Vasanta came very nigh, to afflict the hearts of those that are fully engaged in affairs of lovemaking...

    "Oh, dear, in Vasanta, Spring, trees are with flowers and waters are with lotuses, hence the breezes are agreeably fragrant with the fragrance of those flowers, thereby the eventides are comfortable and even the daytimes are pleasant with those fragrant breezes, thereby the women are with concupiscence, thus everything is highly pleasing... read more »

New Simile Poems

  1. The Fallen Flower, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  2. WHAT CAN WE DO?, michael walkerjohn
  3. What is a Poem? (rev.1), Mr. Spock
  4. She Was Poetry, Marlene Rashidi
  5. Forever Taking Leave, Ananta Madhavan
  6. More, Modou George
  7. Criticism, Muhammad Farhan Ahmed
  8. Language dilemna, Wensislaus Mbirimi
  9. Spinaci Verdi Fritti — [ 'Fried Green.., Fabrizio Frosini
  10. Mrs. Ullrick, Akhtar Jawad
  11. Similes, Lauren Beasley
  12. ASK THE MESSENGER, michael walkerjohn
  13. 500 Years from Now, Jeff Gangwer
  14. Arabic Poetry, kassem oude
  15. I Don't Feel Like A Poet Today, Buxton Shippy
  16. I am?, William Park
  17. In Gilgit, Sadiqullah Khan
  18. Words Unwilling, Richard D. Remler
  19. Ba: CXII: 'loosening the 'Un', douglas scotney
  20. A Sorcerer Bids Farewell To Seem, Sylvia Plath
  21. Imagination is the Fountain, Ananta Madhavan
  22. Sestina: Like, Alicia Elsbeth Stallings
  23. The Beauty, Tayyab Ijaz
  24. On writing as a habit......., Marshall Gass
  25. Baby, You Are Poetry!, PARTHA SARATHI PAUL
  26. Simile, Monica Lanier
  27. Shakespeare Revisited, sheena blackhall
  28. Simile of a Gem, asoke ray
  29. We Lost Her Long Before We Lost Her, Bangaaram Sona
  30. Muhammad (peace be upon him), Akhtar Jawad
  31. Epistle to Fellow-Scribblers, Ananta Madhavan
  32. Bad Poetry, Doyen Lingua
  33. we can hug, but i don't want to make eye.., Mandolyn ...
  34. Pleasure Of Poetry, Neela Nath
  35. Song in my heart, Diane Seuss
  36. What I Have For You, Isioma Isichei
  37. When a Writer and a Musician Break Up, Justine Ramos
  38. Inconceivable, Brian Minniear
  39. PROSE POEM: THE PROFESSOR, jack peachum
  40. Song, Joseph Harrison
  41. Reflections., Alfred Castner King
  42. Oh Lovely Eve An All Time Need, Akhtar Jawad
  43. Oh, Poets, Nicole GravellPellerino
  44. Do I Ever Cross Your Mind, Raymond Magabe
  45. I Am Bent Upon, Muhammad Shanazar
  46. My First Date, Andytics mufc
  47. What Is Poetry? - A Study In O.P.Bhatna.., Bijay Kant Dubey
  48. A Nameless Desire, Muhammad Shanazar
  49. Mustard Flowers, Ajmer Rode
  50. What Is A Poem..., gulsher JOHN
  51. Lucid Moment, Ananta Madhavan
  52. Thursday, Russell Nero
  53. How To Crest, Poetic Language, Is It Poetry
  54. The Mastication of Verse, Barbara Fleury
  55. When words fail, similes fall short…, Aniruddha Pathak
  56. Poetry defined, Rm.Shanmugam Chettiar.
  57. Showers, tyler eisner
  58. Just Smile, paapa esuman
  59. For every love that’s born there is a cry, Mark Heathcote
  60. This Poem, Portia Burton
  61. First Meet, Anish Chouhan
  62. A PERSONAL HABIT, Glen Martin Fitch
  63. IT'S PHYSICAL, Glen Martin Fitch
  64. DISCLAIMER, Glen Martin Fitch
  65. Sketching in the Platypus, Keith Johnson
  66. True Literature, ROCHISH MON
  67. SONNET 5 (With A Slight Resemblance To S.., Biwot Kevin
  68. Composing, Satish Verma
  69. DEAR MY UNBORN CHILD..., zandile zoya
  70. Be My First Quatrain, Abdul Wahab
  71. Golden hair, Pierre Rausch
  72. 'an ugly sonnet', saif gallant
  73. Secret Key, Abdul Wahab
  74. Don't Ask Me to Write a Poem, Risha Ahmed (12 yrs)
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