Creative Poems

Creative Poems

Poems On Creativity

Creativity comes in a variety of forms. Many people think of writing and artwork as the main ways to show creativity, but there are many others. Creating something is a powerful form of self-expression, and it can impact other people. The inspiration to create can be found anywhere. It can be found in the beauty of nature, the relationships that surround us, or the hurt that is within us. When we allow the creative side of our brain to take over, we never know the beauty that will come from it.

25 Creative Poems and Poems about Writing

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  1. 1. The Listeners

    Famous Poem

    • By Walter De La Mare

    ‘Is there anybody there?’ said the Traveller,
    Knocking on the moonlit door;
    And his horse in the silence champed the grasses
    Of the forest’s ferny floor:

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  3. 2. The Bells

    Famous Poem

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    Hear the sledges with the bells—
    Silver bells!

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  5. 3. Tapestry

    • By Lesley Elaine Greenwood
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2013 with permission of the Author.

    Analysis of Form and Technique

    If I could take a brush and paint the mountains and the moors,
    I would splash the hillsides yellow and cover them in gorse.
    I'd take the finest needle and the darkest thread of green
    And sew a line of bracken along the landscape. In-between

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  6. 4. What Is Poetry?

    There is more to poetry
    Than rhythm and rhyme.
    It's a window to our souls,
    Undiminished by time.

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    Beautiful poem! Sometimes I question myself and if I have any business writing poems. Somehow I can see so much talent and beauty in other people's creation but fail to see the beauty in...

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  7. 5. Like The Wind

    Inspiration comes and goes.
    Sometimes it ebbs, sometimes it flows.
    There is no rhyme or rhythm here.
    Sometimes it's far, sometimes it's near.

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  8. 6. Someday I'll Be Okay!

    • By Britaney L. Adams
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2018 with permission of the Author.

    This ink, it runs.
    This paper is stained
    Tears run free as
    I'm stuck in a daze.

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  9. 7. Blank Paper

    • By Kym Nunn
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 2014 with permission of the Author.

    A piece of colored paper,
    with no dialogue or animation,
    can strike a drawer's
    or writer's utter fascination.

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    Featured Shared Story

    Life is full of regrets. Well lets say I was born to face all these horrible things and make all these mistakes but even today the question is why don't we get caution signs so we can know...

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  10. 8. A Tapestry Of Memories

    • By John P. Read
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 17, 2022 with permission of the Author.

    A poem's but a whisper
    That lingers on the breeze.
    A few unspoken words
    Appear like falling leaves.

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  11. 9. Among The Stars

    • By Ann D. Stevenson
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2020 with permission of the Author.

    I see your star, it's shining bright
    amongst the others of the night,
    a sight so blessed, as by my eye
    your soul now rests in symmetry.

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    Featured Shared Story

    That's a real compliment from you, who writes so well, thank you. Best wishes, Ann

  12. 10. To An Old House

    • By Rick W. Cotton
    • Published by Family Friend Poems August 2018 with permission of the Author.

    What have you seen in your hundred years?
    If asked, what would you say,
    Of the dozen families that lived in your walls,
    Of the hundreds of children at play?

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    Thank you! So very glad you enjoyed it. As a former realtor, I have walked in many an old house, and always enjoy stopping to listen to the silent stories the houses tell.....they are quite...

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  13. 11. My Life, The Artwork

    • By Binie Harlig
    • Published by Family Friend Poems May 2016 with permission of the Author.

    Life is a work of art,
    something you paint or write with your heart,
    taking care to make every part
    a symphony of colors or words

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    With the symbolic figures in the poem, I have learned that you need to mold life in the way you need it to be in order to live it right.

  14. 12. The Writer

    • By Bridie S. McPherson
    • Published by Family Friend Poems June 19, 2023 with permission of the Author.

    She never liked to read,
    Because she was always in her own head.
    So she wrote of all the things she knew,
    And made her own stories instead.

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  15. 13. Natural

    • By Eugene Grinman
    • Published by Family Friend Poems September 2018 with permission of the Author.

    It just comes naturally to me,
    I confess.
    Writing a verse
    is like taking my next breath.

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  16. 14. Sitting Here Pen In Hand, Brain In Neutral!

    • By Paul L. Kennedy
    • Published by Family Friend Poems January 2020 with permission of the Author.

    I want to write a poem, but I don't know where to start.
    Should it be an ode to love and come straight from the heart?

    Or should it wax lyrical of sky and moon and stars,

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  17. 15. Why Can't I Write?

    • By Bridie S. McPherson
    • Published by Family Friend Poems December 8, 2023 with permission of the Author.

    Lately, I have really struggled to write,
    I think of an idea, but I think "no, not tonight."
    I try and I try, but I can't seem to find my rhyme,
    I don't have the motivation, and I don't have the time.

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    I'm sure a lot of us can relate to this poem. We all have moments when the words just won't flow. Well done putting it into a poem. Best wishes, Ann

  18. 16. I'm A Beautiful Ugly Book

    • By James Ng'uni
    • Published by Family Friend Poems March 29, 2024 with permission of the Author.

    In a world of books, I am one of a kind,
    My cover worn and tattered, but my story intertwined.
    Through countless hands, I've been passed along,
    A tale of adventure, love, and song.

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    personifying it as a unique and storied individual in a world of books. It reflects on the enduring magic and treasures found within the worn pages, urging readers to gently explore its...

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  19. 17. The Old Fella Out At Buck Creek

    • By Gordon B. Melton
    • Published by Family Friend Poems April 2008 with permission of the Author.

    There is an old fella out at Buck Creek
    He's a little hard of hearing, so be loud when you speak
    He's lived many years and has seen many things
    He's as good as an angel but without the wings

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  20. 18. Creativity

    • By Jane
    • Published by Family Friend Poems November 2008 with permission of the Author.

    I have no name
    Until you name me.
    I have no form
    Until you shape me.

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  21. 19. A Place Like This

    • By Milo Shumpert
    • Published by Family Friend Poems July 2007 with permission of the Author.

    It is an early morning
    I need an island in the sea,
    Away from you, away from me,
    Beyond the waves, beyond the wind,

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    I love the personal longing for that special place. John

  22. 20. What Motivates You?

    • By Jordan A Murphy
    • Published by Family Friend Poems January 2020 with permission of the Author.

    Though my passion for poetry may be stronger than steel,
    It symbolizes a vulnerable extension of me I don't usually reveal.
    Read with care while you dissect every rhyme.
    My existence is dependent on every poetic line.

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