Poems With Similes

Published: November 2018

18 Simile Poems - Examples Of Popular Poems That Use Similes

Similes are a form of figurative language that use the words "like" or "as" to compare two things. Similes are a writing technique used by poets and all writers to create rich imagery and memorable connections for their readers. Writers use similes to enhance descriptions of feelings, experiences or objects by comparing them vividly to something else.

Learn more: What are Similes And Metaphors In Poetry?

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  1. Like A Volcano

    Never Give Up In Life

    in Inspirational Poems

    Are you losing faith?
    Are you feeling low?
    Are you crying out loud,
    Craving to be loved?

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  2. Love Throughout Time

    in Relationship Poems

    Time is like the wind,
    Slow and smooth.
    Time can change swiftly,
    Fast and fierce.

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  4. Gift Of Magic And Love

    Christmas Wishes For Family And Friends

    in Christmas Poems

    'Tis the season for warmth and cheer,
    To be with our family and those we hold dear.
    But what if we are miles away?
    What if we can't be there on Christmas day?

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  5. Something Like A Memory

    • By Katenewt
    • Published: February 2018
    It's Hard To Stop Missing Someone

    in I Miss You Poems

    Raindrops on window panes
    Stars at night that are just airplanes
    Sparks of light out in the distance
    Reminding me of the space between us

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    Featured Shared Story

    I can relate to this. I think about if I could have done things differently. I feel like if I were there when my John fell and died I could have prevented him from that tragic fall. I am mad...

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  7. Note To Self

    Metaphor For Dealing With Change

    in Inspirational Poems

    Be like the willow that bends,
    shade that it sends,
    peace that it lends.

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    This is an amazing poem - saying so much in very few words. Things don't always go the way we want, and sometimes we have to adapt and do so cheerfully - a very important lesson. It is also...

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  8. Harlem

    in Famous Sad Poems

    What happens to a dream deferred?

    Does it dry up
    like a raisin in the sun?

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  9. 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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    Featured Shared Story

    I love this poem sooooo much! Can't stop reading it. I am in love with the absolute perfect descriptions of each month...great job Paul.

  10. Similes And Metaphors In Poetry

    Similes And Metaphors In Poetry - The Difference, Examples And Definitions

    in Advanced Poetic Techniques

    Do you want to make the descriptions in your writing stronger?
    Do you want people to connect your words with other experiences in their lives?
    Using similes or metaphors is a great way to add explanations to your writing. Both similes and meta...

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    I have a problem with the interpretation of a poem named Stolen Rivers. My question is how can I discuss the possible meaning of a simile?

  11. True Friend

    • By Ashley Campbell
    • Published: March 2012
    Short True Friend Poem

    in Short Friendship Poems

    A friend is like a star that twinkles and glows
    Or maybe like the ocean that gently flows.
    A friend is like gold that you should treasure
    And take care of forever and ever.

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    I love this so much it made my whole family smile.

  12. Friends

    in Famous Children Poems

    How good to lie a little while
    And look up through the tree!
    The Sky is like a kind big smile
    Bent sweetly over me.

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