Poems With Descriptive Language

Examples Of Poems That Use Adjectives And Descriptive Language

24 Examples Of Poems That Use Adjectives And Descriptive Language

An adjective is the part of speech that describes a noun (person, place, or thing). Poets uses adjectives to give a detailed and vivid description of the noun they are describing.

Using descriptive language to illustrate strong feelings such as pain or love can help the poet show the intensity of the feelings they are experiencing and to paint a more memorable picture for the reader.

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  1. I Wandered Lonely As A Cloud

    in Famous Nature Poems

    I wandered lonely as a cloud
    That floats on high o'er vales and hills,
    When all at once I saw a crowd,
    A host, of golden daffodils;

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    My brother Vincent told me about this poem during one of our first escapades to the Himalayas. Absolute stunner.

  2. What I Love About You

    in Boyfriend Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    The sparkle in your eye,
    The warmth of your skin,
    Your breath on my neck
    That shakes me within.

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    This is a lovely poem. Choicest words, correct rhymes, tender but intense feelings. The writer not only wrote but also lived his emotions. What a grand way to introduce the beloved. Very...

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  3. Haiku Year

    Haiku Poem About Months Of The Year

    in Haiku

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    JANUARY
    Delightful display
    Snowdrops bow their pure white heads
    To the sun's glory.

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  4. His Presence

    Awareness Of God

    in Spiritual Poems about Nature

    A friend of mine once asked me
    Just how could I believe
    In someone I never saw,
    Nor spoken words received.

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    The poem superbly asserts the presence of dear God in every single particle. A rainbow, a raindrop also bring on the revelation of Him.

  5. Charming Spring

    The Loveliness Of Spring

    in Spring Poems

    Reminiscent melodies
    serenade the morning breeze.

    Feathered creatures nest with care

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  6. Out Out

    in Famous Sad Poems

    The buzz-saw snarled and rattled in the yard
    And made dust and dropped stove-length sticks of wood,
    Sweet-scented stuff when the breeze drew across it.
    And from there those that lifted eyes could count

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    Wow! I like it! It is wonderful. I like nature and science. It's very interesting.

  7. He Is There

    • By Yasemin Raymondo
    • Published: December 2008
    Poem About Where God Is Found

    in God Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Picture

    God comes to us in quiet and simple ways.
    He is there when the breeze rustles the palm fronds on a quiet, lazy, sunny afternoon.
    When the raindrops softly patter on the thirsty tin roofs of the poor, he is there.

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  8. It Must Be Spring

    in Spring Poems

    Hush, can you hear it?
    The rustling in the grass,
    Bringing you the welcome news that
    Winter's day is past.

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    Really nice poem for spring. Thank you for sharing!

  9. Summer's Splendor By The Sea

    Summer By The Sea

    in Summer Poems

    Summer's splendor by the sea,
    a gentle, blue serenity.

    Caressing rays of golden sun,

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  10. Just Like

    Short Poem About Breaking Up With A Good Friend

    in Broken Friendship Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Just like a glass
    my heart is broken
    Just like a star
    you light up my life

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