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
I Think My Dad Is Dracula
Advice from Dracula
Our Dog’s Name is Roomba
My Creepy Costume by Kenn Nesbitt
My Creepy Costume
Olympic Granny
Here’s a Silly Poem
Pickle with Cheddar by Kenn Nesbitt
Pickle with Cheddar
Extreme Dream
Online Is Fine by Kenn Nesbitt
Online Is Fine
When Sarah Surfs the Internet
My Dog Likes to Dig
Christmas Comes But Once a Year
I Think I’m in Love with My Smartphone
Whenever It's December by Kenn Nesbitt
Whenever It’s December
If School Were More like Baseball
Swinging from the Lights by Kenn Nesbitt
Swinging from the Lights
You Can Argue with a Tennis Ball
You Can Argue with a Tennis Ball
Our Teacher’s a Hippie
My Sister’s Name is Seven
I’m Clever Whenever
My Smartphone Isn’t Very Smart
Winter Wonderland
Ugly Couple