Poems With Descriptive Language

Poems That Use Adjectives And Descriptive Language

16 Poems That Use Adjectives And Descriptive Language

Using adjectives and other descriptive language in writing helps to paint a vivid picture for the reader, and these poets have done just that.

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  1. 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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    Featured Shared Story

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

  2. Truth Untold

    in Alone Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    My pain and misery fall from the sky
    So hard I try to ignore it, but it still gets by.
    Surrounded with memories of what could have been,
    The hatred screams under my skin.

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    • Rating 4.41
    Featured Shared Story

    I could relate perfectly to every line and the heart of the author. What astonished me is the fact that when you pour your heart into a poem, you have still not let it out. The circumstances...

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  3. Charming Spring

    The Loveliness Of Spring

    in Spring Poems

    Reminiscent melodies
    serenade the morning breeze.

    Feathered creatures nest with care

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    • Rating 4.36
  4. 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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    • Rating 4.30
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    Featured Shared Story

    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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  5. Paradise

    Trip To Jamaica

    in Beach Poems

    Emerald hills and turquoise seas
    Endless canvas brushed with trees
    That sway so gently in the hue
    Of watercolor azure blue

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    • Rating 4.30
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  7. A Thanksgiving Blessing

    The Joy Of The Thanksgiving Season

    in Thanksgiving Poems

    It's cold outside, but it's warm in my heart.
    And the gray fall sky is His work of art.
    Laden and low, quiet and still,
    November is welcome, and my eyes drink their fill

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    • Rating 4.25
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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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    Featured Shared Story

    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. He Is There

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

    in God Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique


    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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    • Rating 4.11
  11. The Beauty Of My Childhood

    • By Jennyfer M. Patterson
    • Published: March 2018

    in Beauty of Nature Poems

    I am from morning dew cold against small bare feet
    and birds chirping a beautiful song
    From nature that sounds like the most beautiful orchestra
    I've ever heard, opening my tired eyes to the world.

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    Featured Shared Story

    Today's poem that uses the "I am from..." line is an instruction I was given for an essay in a retirement center's writing class a while ago. I wonder if that's what prompted Patterson to use...

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  12. Venom

    • By Matt Boyle
    • Published: August 7, 2018
    Hurtful Words Said During A Break Up

    in Breaking Up Poems

    Spiteful anger wielded by a broken heart
    becomes venomous; cruelty projected in mania -
    so meaningless, heartless, unforgivableā€¦
    love briefly misplaced by rage and denial.

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    • Rating 4.06
  13. 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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    • Votes 142
    • Rating 3.94
  14. Can Earth Be Earth?

    • By Garvit
    • Published: June 2008
    Our Planet Without Life

    in Earth Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Can earth be Earth when all its trees are gone,
    And sudsy waters have become unfit,
    And poisoned life no longer greets the dawn
    With raucous sounds that death has caused to quit?

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    • Rating 3.85
    Featured Shared Story

    This poem made me feel like I can once more cry for our poor Earth. Why do we have to do what we do? And to our surprise, tigers, wolves, mountain lions, and many other predators are blamed...

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  15. Haiku Year

    Haiku Poem About Months Of The Year

    in Haiku

    Analysis of Form and Technique

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

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    • Votes 47
    • Rating 3.74
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  16. The Childhood Song

    • By Kellie Carra
    • Published: March 2018
    All Grown Up And Realizing Your Childhood Is Gone

    in Growing Up Poems

    Leaves dusted with white
    Moon reflects through the night
    Off the blanketed ground of sheer winter

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    • Votes 15
    • Rating 3.73
  17. Spring

    • By David Feng
    • Published: March 25, 2018
    Early Spring Poem

    in Nature Poems for Kids

    Beautiful fresh purple flowers on a hill
    Slowly moving water mill
    Clumps of wet frost on the ground
    Life is all around

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    • Rating 3.67

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