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.

I Think My Dad Is Dracula
Our Dog’s Name is Roomba
I Think I’m in Love with My Smartphone
When Sarah Surfs the Internet
Swinging from the Lights
My Dog Likes to Dig
Our Teacher’s a Hippie
My Sister’s Name is Seven
Ugly Couple
My Smartphone Isn’t Very Smart
I’m Clever Whenever
A Dream of School Supplies
You Can Argue with a Tennis Ball
My Teacher Calls Me Sweetie Cakes
Advice from Dracula
My Lunch
My Dog Lives On the Sofa
This Poem’s Not About a Dog
Christmas Comes But Once a Year
Frank the Friendly Alien
Winter Wonderland
Mammals
I’m Practically Perfect
Wayne the Stegosaurus