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Best Abstraction Poems

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


Premium Member My Far Side
You say, I’m too far, 
towards the far side?
It’s a hazard of my left-handedness,
that I see the logic in abstraction.
Worlds lay within worlds
and colors bleed...

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Categories: abstraction, how i feel, imagination,
Form: Free verse



Night Driving
I want to take a drive tonight
through a maze of half-lit roads
paved in onyx shadows.
I want to follow starry streets
that roll in waves of cold...

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Categories: abstraction, city,
Form: Free verse
Till final bell tolls
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Categories: abstraction, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry
LOVE YOU & Hope & Change
Hope!
Hope for what?

Change!
Change to what?

Change!
Change what?

Believe!
Believe exactly what?

Reform!
Reform what?

Reform!
Reform exactly into what?

Love!
Define Love.

Love!
Love what?

Love!
Love whom?

Love Humanity!
Humanity isn’t a person nor an animal.

Love Humanity!
Humanity is an...

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Categories: abstraction, confusion, hope, love, philosophylove,
Form: I do not know?
Deserted
In the midst of a forty-five degree silicate sea
Winds carry arid mists
Blinding unprotected eyes
Burying the unsuspecting
Hard waves break on the dunes
Precipitating salty tears with cruel...

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Categories: abstraction, love
Form: Free verse



Just As Bad As Nazis, Part II
...Then, of course, there is the idea
that people are nothing but groups,
whether lumped by skin or income
there’s nothing further from the truth.
A group is but...

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Categories: abstraction, corruption, evil, how i
Form: Rhyme
Pagkamakabayan: Patriotism
'Tis intangible
Unlike the spears and the guns
Of the daughters and the sons
Unconquerable
But partly they symbolize
Its abstraction ere our eyes

The time has passed by
And the world...

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Categories: abstraction, work,
Form: Rhyme
Not Harvest Thanksgiving
I do so love harvest thanksgiving, 
That time of year which celebrates agriculture, 
When church flips from being god-centred, 
To remembering farmers and good food...

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Categories: abstraction, celebration, child, childhood, creation,
Form: Rhyme
Your Time Has Come (Prose Poetry)
Your time has come like the rising sun.  Stand up for life created by God’s love as 
the dove descends from above.  He...

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Categories: abstraction, devotion, faith, hope, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rough Stream of Thought
***Disclaimer: This is not so much a poem, as an exercise in stream of consciousness. I just sort of wrote what I thought about. Sorry...

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Categories: abstraction, life, psychological, truth, integrity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Burning of the Jews
It was a woodcut in our high school history text, Unit 4 Beginnings of the
      Modern World, that so disturbed,
from...

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Categories: abstraction, beauty, christian, dark, garden,
Form: Verse
Haiku 90
	
	
	
	Haiku 90
	
	
	what does it mean 
	to be visible and whole — 
	not an abstraction
	
	
	
	
...

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Categories: abstraction, self,
Form: Haiku
Nano-bot Incursion
            Nano-bot Incursion

Nanobots began to shape their world in silent numbers
Grew uncountable before the...

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Categories: abstraction, conflict, future, nature, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Paris good soul
Paris is not an abstraction
Paris is more than my tea
Paris is now one theory
where I hold back my cry
because its heaven is not me
just a...

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Categories: abstraction, adventure, beauty, emotions, paradise,
Form: Free verse
Abstract Love
Written February 22, 2017


Motivation keeps us dream chasing
Those thoughts that you hold dear to your heart
Until the world falls apart from me missing you
These thoughts...

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Categories: abstraction, hip hop, how i
Form: Lyric
Welcome to the Machine: Part 5
Digital Divide >

Nonsensical land, where humanity rules supreme
Everything is chaos, right?
Or maybe it's just me

Abstraction may define us; it's something we do
But to logic and...

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Categories: abstraction, computer, confusion, corruption, humanity,
Form: Blank verse
Words and Poetry
About Bill Posters and Bill Greenwell

Words not to use in poems

In 1993, I (Bill Greenwell) went on a three-day workshop with the poet Peter Sansom,...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abstraction, education, poetry,
Form: I do not know?
Last night I dreamt
Last night I dreamt, a picture my only inspiration
How the world has changed in the passing of years
The memory even now can lead to temptation

I...

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Categories: abstraction, beauty,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Outside The Box


Artist, visionary of man and Gods,
guided as prescribed by the rule of craft,
boundaries imposed, meld the vision.
There are those in the quest of expression
step from...

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Categories: abstraction, inspiration, introspection, poetry,
Form: Verse
TIME
TIME              

Something you can’t see nor feel
     ...

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Categories: abstraction, allusion, how i feel,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Toothache
Tortures the nerve constantly 
Ongoing severe painful throb
Only abstraction is the cure
This pain is worse than labor pain
Horrendous sharp electric shocks,
And advil is just a...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abstraction, how i feel, hurt,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Who Am I


I am not meant to be a speaker of truth 
I am not meant to be the bearer of knowledge
in my words you will find...

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Categories: abstraction, deep,
Form: Free verse
Dear Miss Monkey Manners VI
Dear Miss Monkey Manners, I’m in need of your advice,
My boyfriend is a swinger and he isn’t very nice.
I’m a Proboscis Monkey so I exhibit...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abstraction, funny, me, boyfriend, boyfriend,
Form: Light Verse
Grandfather Clock
Swish thud goes the pendulum,
Giving every second significance,
With each moment as important.

Taking me into myself, for myself,
Able to access my abstraction,
Feeling my own presence positively.

The...

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Categories: abstraction, grandchild, grandparents, growing up,
Form: Free verse
today
The wind is flowing.
The wind flows like a ball.
Let's call it a festival today.
In my hands or in a safe like a pocket
Silver medals must...

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Categories: abstraction, absence, cinderella,
Form: Choka