poetic device: Descriptive Poems

A descriptive poem is one that mainly describes the subject — whether it be a person, an animal, or an inanimate object — often in great detail, rather than telling a story or expressing one’s feelings.

These poems are all examples of descriptive poetry.

My Dog Likes to Disco by Kenn Nesbitt
My Dog Likes to Disco
Computer Cat
I Think My Dad Is Dracula
Our Dog's Name is Roomba by Kenn Nesbitt
Our Dog’s Name is Roomba
Advice from Dracula
Olympic Granny by Kenn Nesbitt
Olympic Granny
My Creepy Costume by Kenn Nesbitt
My Creepy Costume
Here’s a Silly Poem
Pickle with Cheddar by Kenn Nesbitt
Pickle with Cheddar
If School Were More like Baseball
My Koala's Not a Doctor by Kenn Nesbitt
My Koala’s Not a Doctor
Online Is Fine by Kenn Nesbitt
Online Is Fine
Saturday's My Lazy Day by Kenn Nesbitt
Saturday’s My Lazy Day
Candy Andy by Kenn Nesbitt
Candy Andy
The Life of a Pirate Ain’t Easy
My Dog Likes to Dig by Kenn Nesbitt
My Dog Likes to Dig
Extreme Dream
I Think I’m in Love with My Smartphone
Swinging from the Lights by Kenn Nesbitt
Swinging from the Lights
When Sarah Surfs the Internet
You Can Argue with a Tennis Ball
You Can Argue with a Tennis Ball
Whenever It's December by Kenn Nesbitt
Whenever It’s December
Mr. Whisper
My Sister’s Name Is Seven