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
Olympic Granny
Our Dog’s Name is Roomba
Advice from Dracula
Here’s a Silly Poem
When Sarah Surfs the Internet
You Can Argue with a Tennis Ball
You Can Argue with a Tennis Ball
Swinging from the Lights
I Think I’m in Love with My Smartphone
Pelican
My Dog Likes to Dig
Our Teacher’s a Hippie
My Sister’s Name is Seven
I’m Clever Whenever
Ugly Couple
My Smartphone Isn’t Very Smart
If School Were More like Baseball
My Teacher Calls Me Sweetie Cakes
Frank the Friendly Alien
My Dog Lives On the Sofa
My Lunch
This Poem’s Not About a Dog
The Headless Horseman’s Hattery
Winter Wonderland