Top 100 Poems About: METAPHOR


In this page, poems on / about “metaphor” are listed.
  • 1.
    A Sort of a Song

    Let the snake wait under
    his weed
    and the writing
    be of words, slow and quick, sharp read more »

    William Carlos Williams
  • 2.
    ! 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 »

    Michael Shepherd
  • 3.
    ! Metaphor

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

    Michael Shepherd
  • 4.
    *(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 »

    Allen Steble
  • 5.
    Poem Written at Morning

    A sunny day's complete Poussiniana
    Divide it from itself. It is this or that
    And it is not.
    By metaphor you paint read more »

    Wallace Stevens
  • 6.
    At Algeciras - A Meditaton Upon Death

    The heron-billed pale cattle-birds
    That feed on some foul parasite
    Of the Moroccan flocks and herds
    Cross the narrow Straits to light read more »

    William Butler Yeats
  • 7.
    ! Old Woman

    We see you every day
    on the newsreels
    a face like the worn map of tragedy
    lined with a life of service read more »

    Michael Shepherd
  • 8.
    I Would Like to Describe

    I would like to describe the simplest emotion
    joy or sadness
    but not as others do
    reaching for shafts of rain or sun read more »

    Zbigniew Herbert
  • 9.
    Mr. Cogito and the Imagination

    Mr. Cogito never trusted
    tricks of the imagination

    the piano at the top of the Alps read more »

    Zbigniew Herbert
  • 10.
    A Common Addiction among Poets

    Intoxicated by the inspiration
    Of his trade—
    With mental powers at work,
    A true poet rarely sleeps. read more »

    Walterrean Salley
  • 11.
    Alan Dugan Telling Me I Have A Problem With Time

    He reads my latest attempt at a poem
    and is silent for a long time, until it feels
    like that night we waited for Apollo,
    my mother wandering in and out of her bedroom, asking, read more »

    Nick Flynn
  • 12.
    High Talk

    PROCESSIONS that lack high stilts have nothing that catches the eye.
    What if my great-granddad had a pair that were twenty foot high,
    And mine were but fifteen foot, no modern Stalks upon higher,
    Some rogue of the world stole them to patch up a fence or a fire. read more »

    William Butler Yeats
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