Short Poetry – That makes a powerful impact!

Short and sweet! Poems don’t always have to contain a lot of words to make a point. Sometimes it’s better to write the most appropriate words for the situation and nothing else. Because of this, short poems can some of the most powerful poetry in existence.

A short poem can be a fun poem that puts a smile one your face. It can feel like an easy going poem that helps you relax. Or, it can be a very emotional short poem that touches you in the most vulnerable way. The ability for a very short poem to affect us in a multitude of ways is certainly not limited by the amount of words it contains. All the more reason to judge a short poem – not by its length, but by its simplicity and its impact.

You will discover, that our list of simple, short poems have the immense power to evoke emotion, make you think, and even make you laugh or cry just by conveying a singular thought!

 

Sunny Day

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A fun poem that is a cheerful reminder not to get caught up in negativity

Poetry

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Fun short poetry poem expressing the reasons for loving poetry

Play

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Fun poetry inspiration poem about expressing yourself and being yourself

How

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A simple poem that asks a serious question about letting go of anger

Wheels Keep Turning

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A motivational easy poem that encourages you to keep moving forward in life

Here and After

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A deeply inspirational death poem about dealing with grief from a positive perspective

Pesky Little Words

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A funny poem that describes creative inspiration in a surprising way

Finally

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A short success poem expressing the joy of achieving a goal

Whispers

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An encouraging poem conveying a vital message about inner-strength

Finding My Way

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A short motivational poem about cultivating a sense of belief in yourself

My Everything

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A short love poem that says everything you wanted to say to that special someone

Lost My Way

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A sweet short poem about love portraying a dependable lover despite difficulties

Power of Word

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A smart short poem about how words can damage a relationship

Pumpkin

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A childhood memory poem in which the speaker recalls distant memories

Common Disorder

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A short poem with deep meaning examining big questions about life

Little Black Girl

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A powerful short sad poem in which a young girl exhibits signs of low self-image

Building Blocks

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Wise short poetry stressing the importance of being deliberate with our thoughts

Higher Ground

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A motivational short poem on life about disconnecting from negative relationships

No Mistakes

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An insightful poem about mistakes explaining the true nature of making mistakes

So Blessed

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A sincere thank you poem acknowledging that your soul guides your life

I Wish

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A depressing poem revealing the innermost thoughts of a depressed person

Lurking

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An interesting thought poem about dark memories and their effects on one’s life

I'm Ready

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A very short poem that expresses the anticipation of achieving a goal

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category: spoken word poetry