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. 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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  2. The Importance Of A Sister

    Why I Love My Sister Poem

    in Sister Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Picture

    A sister is someone who loves you from the heart.
    No matter how much you argue, you cannot be drawn apart.
    She is a joy that cannot be taken away.
    Once she enters your life, she is there to stay.

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    I was 9 when I first found out I have a sister. I remember I would dream of knowing her and that someday we would met.

    I used to watch other children play with their sisters and think to...

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  4. A Family Is Like A Circle

    • By Nicole M. O'Neil
    • Published: February 2006

    in Loving Poems about Family

    Picture

    A family is like a circle.
    The connection never ends,
    and even if at times it breaks,
    in time it always mends.

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    I enjoyed reading this poem. The poet uses relevant and strong similes that remain in the reader's mind. There's no way one can separate from their families because they found it there and at...

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  5. 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.

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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. Life Without You

    • By Nikki Wilfong
    • Published: February 2008

    in Boyfriend Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Me without you
    is like a leafless fall,
    a snowless winter,
    and a flowerless spring.

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    I'm madly in love with my girl, but suddenly things changed. She cut the communication, so I can't reach her. I don't know if she will be back. I'm feeling choked and lonely. Life without her...

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  9. 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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  10. 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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    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.

  11. 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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    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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  12. 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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