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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.
    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 »

  • 4.
    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 »

  • 5.
    ! 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 »

  • 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.
    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 »

  • 8.
    ! Metaphor

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

  • 9.
    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 »

  • 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 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 »

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