Short Poems

A collection of short poems that are uplifting, inspiring, and encouraging verses. Plus find poetry to share for special occasions, and for special people. Brief but concise words to add a positive and uplifting message to your day. All of them provide inspiration, motivation, and encouragement in regard to everyday issues we all face from one time to another.

As L.V. Seachild said, "Poems tell a story - it's just that the words rhyme." Stories can inspire us and give us hope. They can teach us lessons we otherwise may not experience. And poems are a way of expressing and sharing thoughts and experiences. So let the words in these verses tell a story for you.


Short Poems by Category

Find short poems in a particular category to give you inspiration for your day. There are some great verses for sharing with others. You will find poetry from famous poets and from people who have shared their experiences in the form of a poem. Words of wisdom to reflect on!

christian poems to uplift and encourage
Christian Poems

poems of encouragement to give you inspiration
Poems Of Encouragement

poems about family, short poems expressing appreciation
Poems About Family

friendship poems, best short poems for her or him
Friendship Poems

inspirational poems, uplifting and inspiring poems
Inspirational Poems


poems about life to inspire and encourage
Poems About Life

nature poems, focus on the beauty
Nature Poems

poems about the seasons, short poems
Poems About The Seasons

poems for kids, short poems
Poems For Kids

short love poems to say i love you
Short Love Poems
short prayers to pray
Short Prayers


Famous Poems & Poets

containing poems of inspiration, motivation, and encouragement for life

Edgar A. Guest Poems

Patience Strong Poems

Strickland Gillilan Poems

Douglas Malloch Poems

Berton Braley Poems

More Famous Poems by Famous Poets



Special Occasions For The Month Of August

Celebrate a special occasion with a short poem or a quote!

Weddings/Anniversary Birthdays Graduation Retirement
Wedding Poems Birthday Poems Graduation Poems Retirement Poems
Anniversary Poems Funny Birthday Poems Graduation Sayings Retirement Quotes
Wedding Anniversary Quotes Birthday Poems For Mom
Birthday Quotes


We also offer a collection of quotes that may help you find the right words you are looking for!

And if you prefer to view our collection of short poems sorted by topic.


Poetic writings have been around for centuries and have been passed down from generation to generation. It is not just about the rhyme but it is the meaning each sentence has that conveys meaning.  At times, a few words can express more thoughts and influence and impact a person than a book full of writings.

Poetic writings can help anyone to express their feelings; are great to share, and, at times, can even change a person's thinking in a particular situation or circumstance. They can encourage and inspire by adding a positive thought to your day.

Our site has been online since 2003 with short, brief, and to the point, poetry to inspire, motivate, and encourage! Find a short verse to share with family, colleagues, and friends. Either a brief poem or just a verse can help to express positive messages of appreciation, love, joy, and encouragement. We hope you enjoy our collection!


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