There are many famous friendship poems, including "A Time to Talk" by Robert Frost, "A Poison Tree" by William Blake and "Sonnet 104" by William Shakespeare. These poems all speak to a specific situation in a friendship,... More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

The most famous sad friendship poem is Alfred Lord Tennyson's work "In Memoriam," a book-length work he wrote when his friend Arthur Henry Hallam died. Many other poets have also written sad poems about friendship includ... More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

Examples of poems about friendship include "On Friendship" by Kahlil Gibran and "The Glory of Friendship" by Ralph Waldo Emerson. "A Golden Chain" is another poem about friendship by Helen Steiner Rice. More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

Two 16-line poems that are easy to memorize are "Lean out of the Window" by James Joyce and "A Poison Tree" by William Blake. Both of these brief narrative poems contain frequent repetition and simple rhyme schemes that ... More »

Some positive, inspirational poems include "If" by Rudyard Kipling, "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud (Daffodils)" by William Wordsworth, "The Road Not Taken" by Robert Frost, "A Dream Within a Dream" by Edgar Allan Poe, "A ... More »

Examples of short and famous poems about flowers include "Ah! Sunflower" and "The Wild Flower's Song" by William Blake. Another example is "Flower" by Rabindranath Tagore. More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry

"To the Virgins, to Make Much of Time" is a famous poem by Robert Herrick that leaves a lasting impression. Claiming it as a personal favorite suggests that the person enjoys living life to the fullest. More » Art & Literature Literature Poetry