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Best Ability Poems

Below are the all-time best Ability poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of ability poems written by PoetrySoup members


One Silent Word
He speaks with measured dignity,
one silent word at a time
His palmetto pen tells us: 
Tune out the cosmic background noise,
and focus your mind
on the sound...

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Categories: ability, how i feel, poets,
Form: Free verse



Keep Our Ghosts At Bay
I feel your pain like it was mine
Having an ability to see your soul
If you hurt and can't speak
Sit here with me for I am...

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Categories: ability, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Gift of Poetry
A poet enters a private sanctuary,
A sacred place where the imagination
Dwells with a mélange of emotions
Conceived by aesthetic beauty,
Often divine and esoteric in nature;
That comprehensive...

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Categories: ability, art, poetry, uplifting, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Prayer For Today
My Prayer For Today
7/22/2019
Written: by Miracle Man

Lord, guard my tongue in things I say,
Let your son Jesus be my light today.

Let each of my thoughts...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ability, prayer,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Cyber real
Has the convenience of technology 
inoculated us from reality?
Do androids dream of electric sheep?
I pray the code my soul to keep?
Does your universe live within 4G
Or...

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Categories: ability, computer, culture, identity, satire,
Form: Rhyme



Trust
It's so simple,
So basic,
Yet we lack it.
Interaction is nothing without it.
Unable to make a bond because the fact is,
We've missed the point.
The point that connects...

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Categories: ability, change, fear, inspirational, society,
Form: Verse
Giggles and Splashes
I had waited for you seemingly forever
So long did it take before you were to come into my life
But in so many ways you had...

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Categories: ability, family, lovebooks, snow, books,
Form: Free verse
Desperate (tritina)
I wish I knew how, had ability to turn
away from you and not look back to see if it
affected you, my turning away, walking off.

I...

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Categories: ability, confusion, introspection, love,
Form: Tritina
Premium Member Unspoken Harmony
Her dress flowing I watch her laugh as she runs through the trees
They stand tall at her regalness, bloom full at her smile
She glides as...

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© FJ Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ability, friendship, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nostalgia
Nostalgia is a longing for a person or a place that evokes happy memories.  Its an  
Oasis for the soul that harbors in...

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Categories: ability, appreciation, memory,
Form: Acrostic
A Warriors Call
Regarded as a warrior 
this is true
Respect shown her a 
definite must
Depth in knowledge 
always knew
Not one to be flattered 
by the lust

The fool she...

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Categories: ability, confidence, courage, strength,
Form: Rhyme
This is me
You wake up in the morning to look in the mirror,
To say "This is me".
To Compare yourself to what you think you should be.
"I'm fat.",
"I'm...

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Categories: ability, beauty, change, happiness, inspirational,
Form: Verse
Premium Member PERCEPTION
   PERCEPTION

Before the abyss, I had it all
Letting go of all I see
My friend, I hope our time won't end
It took a short...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ability, abuse, analogy, art, dedication,
Form: Free verse
Broken English
I love my broken English

Am in love with my broken English

Am honored to have two other languages

The ability to think from language to language is...

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Categories: ability, africa, appreciation, birth, blessing,
Form: Bio
What the Eyes Cannot See

Kyoko walks alone in the morning tide, 
comforted for a fleeting moment by salty air.
She feels the same sand between her toes 
as when she...

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Categories: ability, environment, loss, natural disasters,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Silent Lies and Deception
Silent Lies and Deception


In the silence of murky waters
There slithers oily snakes of the night
Wearing masks of deception
Beware of fools singing with Stalin’s tongue

The KGB...

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Categories: ability, corruption, evil, history, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member TOLERANCE
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Categories: ability, betrayal, freedom,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Truth About Truth -
Truth burns at the center of all occurrance,
it is a heat that motivates appettites to enlarge,
truth is a multiplier of quests, 
satisfaction always arrives at...

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Categories: ability, sports, future, truth,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member - New Life Awakens -


With a loving heart,
filled with peace and harmony
In the afterbirth new life emerges
An eternal optimist in Spite of living

Starlight sparkles in this globe softly glistens
Everything...

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Categories: ability, birth, blessing, life, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Only human
This won't be a pretty picture, but I'm going to use this paper to put my art on
I'm not heartless, let me show you where...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ability, dark, deep, depression, identity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member EDGE WALKER
                       EDGE WALKER...

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Categories: ability, day, dedication, emotions, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I CAN SEE CLEARLY - FOR NOW
Sighted
Vision, perception
Staring, observing, gazing
Ability to see everything, total visual impairment
Stumbling, groping, touching
Darkness, sightless
Blind

Diamante Contest 
Sponsored by Janis Thompson

10~12~16 
...

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Categories: ability, senses,
Form: Diamante
For Lion Hearts Only
You Are The One I think of the most.You know and carry unconditional love.You have experienced the pains of pains.When You're not in My presence...

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Categories: ability, beautiful, blessing, courage, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Getting what I really wanted
I wanted
peanut butter and jam
But settled
for bread and butter
I wanted a puppy
but got a hamster instead
I wanted you to live forever
Until I wished you were...

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Categories: ability, abuse, bullying, desire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 'Sober thoughts'

You know how I sometimes wish life would be easier
then I realize with easy comes self reliance 
and we can’t depend on ourselves

the air that...

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Categories: ability, introspection, life, life, life,
Form: Free verse