Poems With Structure

Poems That Use A Good Structure

21 Poems That Use A Good Structure

Poems with structure have a specific system of organizing the lines, phrases, or thoughts. A well-structured poem reads nicely and clearly shares the poet’s message.

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  1. In Your Heart

    • By Thomas S. Carver
    • Published: February 2006
    We're Together Though We're Apart

    in Daughter Poems

    He was so proud of his little girl.
    It was her very first day of school.
    He walked with her to school that day,
    And she held his hand all the way.

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    • Votes 3993
    • Rating 4.65
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    Featured Shared Story

    I just found this poem. Then I read your reply and my heart just hurt. My daughter is getting married this October. We lost a great man: my husband and her dad. He died very suddenly on...

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  3. Phenomenal Woman

    in Famous Inspirational Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    Pretty women wonder where my secret lies.
    I'm not cute or built to suit a fashion model's size
    But when I start to tell them,
    They think I'm telling lies.

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    • Shares 14027
    • Favorited 113
    • Votes 1794
    • Rating 4.52
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    Featured Shared Story

    I grew up with beautiful sisters, and I was the ugly duckling. To this day I feel their jealousy, and they will never give me respect. I walk proud, and people like me. I'm successful,...

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  4. A Gift From God

    Poem About The Power Of Love

    in True Love Poems

    Picture

    Love can't be described.
    It has no shape, it has no form.
    Love is not an object.
    Love does not conform.

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    Love is everything the poem says and so much more. It's constantly putting those you love before yourself and anything else.

    Throughout your life you'll forget many things,
    but never the...

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  6. Clear Vision

    • By Anne M. Snell
    • Published: March 2018
    Poem About How To Love Yourself

    in Teen Life Lesson Poems

    She longs to be pretty,
    Because all she sees are her flaws.
    She doesn't see that those "flaws"
    Are really her perfection.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 372
    • Favorited 16
    • Votes 46
    • Rating 4.63
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  7. In Good Time...

    A Poem About Waiting Well

    in Hope Poems

    Life can seem an endless maze,
    The twists and turns, lulls and delays,
    But things always fall into place...
    In good time.

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    • Favorited 9
    • Votes 55
    • Rating 4.49
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  8. Can't Accept That You're Gone

    Mourning The Loss Of A Father

    in Loss of Father Poems

    Picture

    I hate that I can't see your face,
    except for a picture on my mirror.

    But I love that when I look at it,

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    • Rating 4.46
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    Featured Shared Story

    I'm so sorry. Thank you for sharing your story, I know it must have been hard to write those words. It sounds to me like your dad said his goodbyes to you and felt at peace. I know nothing I...

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  10. One Day

    One Day He'll Miss You

    in Moving On Poems

    One day you're gonna see her,
    But she won't be looking at you.
    One day you'll feel like she did,
    And you won't know what to do.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 1354
    • Favorited 49
    • Votes 197
    • Rating 4.45
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  11. You Are My Heart And Soul

    • By Elizabeth A. Robinson
    • Published: February 2006
    Poem Thanking Mom

    in Thank You Poems

    Thank you...
    For standing by me through thick and thin,
    For not giving up on me when I didn't win,
    For your patience when I kept pushing you away,

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    • Stories 16
    • Shares 7884
    • Favorited 53
    • Votes 4295
    • Rating 4.42
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    This poem is a well-deserved tribute to all mothers of the world. I am 72. I lost my mother in 1999. One has to go. She lived her life well. I do not have any regrets. This poem reminded me...

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  12. Life Is Fine

    in Famous Life Poems

    I went down to the river,
    I set down on the bank.
    I tried to think but couldn't,
    So I jumped in and sank.

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 911
    • Favorited 22
    • Votes 153
    • Rating 4.40
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    Featured Shared Story

    Everyone is born for a purpose, but we forget that in pursuit of money. Then God gifted me with poetry and uses it as a medium to educate people, and in each of my poems there is a story...

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  13. My Everything

    • By Dean Coombes
    • Published: February 2013
    How Much I Love You

    in I Miss You Poems

    You're my love, my life,
    The air that I breathe.
    You're my soul, my happiness,
    The all that I need.

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    • Votes 5386
    • Rating 4.36
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    Featured Shared Story

    You describe my feelings in one paragraph. He's always on my mind, and I feel so shy. I've never broken a tear for a guy, but every day I cry at just the thought of knowing he's not mine....

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  14. Just Like A Child

    Lessons Learned From Little Children

    in Faith Poems

    How I wish to trust
    In life, no questions asked,
    Hanging on God's words,
    Confident and relaxed,

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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 20
    • Votes 73
    • Rating 4.36
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    Featured Shared Story

    If we all followed the beautiful simple sentiment of the poem we wouldn't have half the troubles we have.

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  15. A Sense Of Love

    The Depth Of Your Love

    in Wife Poems

    Love is not something you see.
    It's meaning everything to me.
    It's needing to have you in my life,
    So much that I made you my wife.

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    • Favorited 18
    • Votes 86
    • Rating 4.33
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    Featured Shared Story

    A beautiful romantic poem, William...

    Those in love don't see love, they feel it.
    Hidden in their hearts are the secrets.
    Only they know what lights their fire,
    The mystic magic of...

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  16. I'm Dying On The Inside

    • By Ashley
    • Published: March 2009

    in Depression Poems by Teens

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    You see a smile on the outside,
    But that's all you can see.
    What if tears run down my face on the inside?

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    • Stories 6
    • Shares 460
    • Favorited 21
    • Votes 382
    • Rating 4.32
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    Featured Shared Story

    This is my poem of the day because I feel the same way. My boyfriend and I were going through drama, and he think it's okay for him not to say how I feel about it, but it hurts me deep inside...

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  17. I Wish He Knew

    • By Maddie
    • Published: February 2013
    Secret Crush Poem

    in Confused about Love Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    I wish he could know
    What I'm too scared to show.
    I wish he could see
    Just how much he means to me.

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    • Stories 2
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    • Favorited 61
    • Votes 535
    • Rating 4.22
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    Featured Shared Story

    I had a crush on someone, and I wish he like me back.

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  18. When I Am With Her

    • By Richard Giron
    • Published: November 2007
    Poem About What It Means To Love

    in Girlfriend Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    When I am without her,
    the sun doesn't shine as brightly.
    When I am without her,
    the clouds are dark and foreboding.

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    • Stories 4
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    • Favorited 32
    • Votes 984
    • Rating 4.20
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    Featured Shared Story

    I met her in med school. She is called Mariam. She is so amazing, and being with her is the most beautiful thing in my life. Her smile makes me feel heaven is for real. I am gland to say I...

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  19. An Ol' Cowboy

    • By Lovie M. Haskell
    • Published: May 2018
    The Love Of A Cowboy

    in Husband Poems

    His boots may be dusty
    From sitting by the door,
    And his saddle a little weathered;
    It doesn't get oiled anymore.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 54
    • Favorited 1
    • Votes 25
    • Rating 4.00
  20. Swoosh, Boom, Crunch, Howl

    • By Hayden Myer
    • Published: March 2009
    Mindfulness At The Beach

    in Beach Poems

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    The sun rises higher and higher, like a blossoming flower, as the children play...
    Beach, Beach, Beach
    The zephyr catches my skin like a wide receiver playing football...
    Swoosh, Swoosh, Swoosh

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    • Stories 1
    • Shares 1916
    • Favorited 0
    • Votes 89
    • Rating 3.62
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    Featured Shared Story

    Being involved with the aspects of nature is the best thing ever. It's so beautiful, peaceful, and calming. It gives the creative person his tranquility, and it can be his muse. It's full of...

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  21. Birthdays In Heaven

    First Birthday For Deceased Adult Child

    in Spiritual Poems about Death

    There are no birthdays in heaven,
    For time has no meaning there.
    Today is the future as well as the past.
    A day is the same as a year.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 47
    • Favorited 3
    • Votes 21
    • Rating 4.10
  22. The Masks I Wear

    • By Evelyn Barrera
    • Published: March 2018
    The Truth Behind The Mask

    in Depression Poems

    "You're always smiling."
    "You're always laughing."
    "How can you be happy all the time?"

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    • Favorited 39
    • Votes 180
    • Rating 4.46
    Featured Shared Story

    Hi, I’m 13, and I have clinical depression. This poem honestly made me feel like someone finally gets what I go through on a day-to-day basis. I am constantly expected to have this mask. Then...

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  23. You...

    An Abusive Relationship That Caused Depression

    in Abuse Poems by Teens

    Your words to me are weakness.
    They slay me to the ground.
    Sometimes you make me feel lost,
    Though I'm wishing I were found.

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    • Stories 0
    • Shares 64
    • Favorited 2
    • Votes 20
    • Rating 4.45
  24. To Feel

    in Moving On Poems

    You have to be hurt to feel pain
    You have to feel dryness to feel rain
    You have to walk to be able to run
    You have to feel rain to feel sun

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    • Stories 0
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    • Favorited 13
    • Votes 83
    • Rating 3.96

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