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!