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.

Computer Cat
My Dog Likes to Disco by Kenn Nesbitt
My Dog Likes to Disco
Our Dog's Name is Roomba by Kenn Nesbitt
Our Dog’s Name is Roomba
My Sloth Is Supersonic
I Think My Dad Is Dracula
My Brother Plays Dungeons and Dragons
Olympic Granny by Kenn Nesbitt
Olympic Granny
If School Were More like Baseball
Advice from Dracula
Tiny Todd the Turtle by Kenn Nesbitt
Tiny Todd the Turtle
My Koala's Not a Doctor by Kenn Nesbitt
My Koala’s Not a Doctor
Here’s a Silly Poem
My Creepy Costume by Kenn Nesbitt
My Creepy Costume
Pickle with Cheddar by Kenn Nesbitt
Pickle with Cheddar
You Can Argue with a Tennis Ball
You Can Argue with a Tennis Ball
Online Is Fine by Kenn Nesbitt
Online Is Fine
The Birds Are Chirping Happily by Kenn Nesbitt
The Birds Are Chirping Happily
My Dog Likes to Dig by Kenn Nesbitt
My Dog Likes to Dig
I Think I’m in Love with My Smartphone
Candy Andy by Kenn Nesbitt
Candy Andy
Extreme Dream
Swinging from the Lights by Kenn Nesbitt
Swinging from the Lights
The Life of a Pirate Ain’t Easy
I Listen to My Chicken