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Best Apathy Poems

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

Premium Member The World Needs Poetry
You ask, “Why DOES the world need poetry?”
           And I say...

Its writing is my sanity,

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Categories: apathy, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Listen To Life
Have you not heard me?

Borne upon the air at dusk, dancing ... I have whispered you in a million voices
    Still, you...

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Categories: apathy, life, philosophy, truth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It is Quiet Tonight
It is quiet tonight.
The only sound is coming from
the soft murmur of the television set.
I don't know why I don't just put it on mute.

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Categories: apathy, death, grief, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Teardrop
you to
mind our
earth, heed
our existence
upon it, care for
 our lives and all that
will occur if we cannot
consider beyond ourselves, 
if we are guided by uncertainty,

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Categories: apathy, abuse, death, earth, life,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Violin Notes Fall From Heaven No More

Her trembling twilight is dimming
with streaking purple tears
bruised by youthful years of bleeding pain
hurting but never hugged --
locked in the arms of atmosphere’s apathy
that smeared...

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Categories: apathy, child abuse, death, Lullaby, sad,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member From Desolate Waves, Of A True Love's Death
From Desolate Waves, Of A True Love's Death

As poet I cry out, nobody hears
yes, deep ingrained apathy I fear
for no other sad darkness so repels

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Categories: apathy, appreciation, art, creation, deep, emotions, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Battling Addiction
               You  told

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Categories: apathy, courage, me, me,
Form: Shape
Before the Rain is Gone
She kept it all inside her
and never spoke a word,
though her thoughts flew and darted
like a trapped and frantic bird.

Inside her was a garden
that was...

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Categories: apathy, fantasy, imagination, naturerain, blue, sea, blue,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The True Mother

“The True Mother”

What part of a heart
in another could one trust
when betrayal comes
like a silver bullet words and deeds
sharp piercing to burrow 
bleed out Life’s...

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Categories: apathy, betrayal, imagery, love, mother daughter, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Upon Dawn's Beautiful Rise, I Was Born, first dedication poem
DEDICATED TO BYRON- Double Sonnets--First dedication poem of series 
honoring great poets.
(Sonnet 1)

Upon Dawn's Beautiful Rise, I Was Born 

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Categories: apathy, appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, dedication, inspiration,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Erupting Emotions

            @ @@@

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Categories: apathy, abuse, conflict, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dancing In Horror With Fate In Blackest Abyss Collaboration with Kurt Ravidas
Dancing In Horror With Fate In Blackest Abyss
Collaboration with Kurt Ravidas

I walk mountain storm, step out to cut deep its edge
forever tempting that fall from...

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Categories: apathy, art, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, raven,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Let Truth Burn Away Your Deceptive Cloak, Sonnet Doubles
Sonnet Doubles:

First sonnet

Let Truth Burn Away Your Deceptive Cloak

Let truth burn away your deceptive cloak
lower vanity's shield, go have a smoke,
even if, a diamond, in...

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Categories: apathy, art, deep, encouraging, endurance, hope, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Flammable Soul

Raging fires roared, yet nothing could hold her back;
she was born in flames...

Sadly, that which helps forge vitality, indubitably, burns.

Embers soon seek refuge in blanketed...

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Categories: apathy, fire, humanity, loss, passion,
Form: Free verse
Pay No Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain
Blissfully ignorant and supine,
Lost in the economy line,
voters don’t have a clue
that liberty is through.
Apathy dictates all else is fine.
People keep telling me how foolish...

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Categories: apathy, political, people, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Celebarating The Adventure Of Advent: A collaboration with Kai Michael Neumann
Universal elegy grieves and yet embraces shifts of paradigm
New beginnings consciousness initiates comprehends and thus proceeds from
Illusion’s delusion collusions misconceptions in the irritating
Vortex whirlpool immanent...

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Categories: apathy, adventure, community, universe,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member When Scorpio Goes Dark

Antares' red glow bears firmly down
upon plush, chartreuse carpet
lying prone against the obsidian expanse,
blanketing sections of a remote 
blue sphere, purling,

spinning helplessly 
through distant time...

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Categories: apathy, space, stars,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pieces of Me
I wonder what becomes of pieces of me 
which I tear out and lay bare,
search through with loving care,
painstakingly gathering the fragments
and forming them into...

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Categories: apathy, goodbye,
Form: Free verse
Emotions in Motion

Pleasure threw a party for her friends to come,
she sent invitations out to each and every one.
There were 10 responses and Pleasure did assume
it would...

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Categories: apathy, funny, emotions, joy,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Shopping List
"Shopping List"

Sister Kathy's going shopping and she's asked me for my list,
Needing LOTS of help, so I could not her, resist...

I have a Shopping List...

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Categories: apathy, character, friend, god, love, remember,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tunnel Vision
Graffiti frames a tunneled tomb, beneath the city's core
where writings stretch upon the wall in dialects profaned
A hallmark and a tell-tale sign, but somehow, no...

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Categories: apathy, people, places, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You Wear Away at Me
you wear away at me with your silence
not with whetted words
or physical altercations
there are no recriminations
it's much more corrosive than all of that
this is the...

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Categories: apathy, heartbreak, how i feel,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member I Forgot About You, But I Don't Remember When
I forgot about you,
but I don't remember when.

With all the thoughts inscribed to you, 
I once had to chase the pen.

My mind's now like an...

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Categories: apathy, irony, lost love, memory, moving on,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sublime Structures
Wind turbines - 
fill my skies, usher the future 
with great beckoning arms,
arms that waft away cancer and apathy 
and halt the rise of the...

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Categories: apathy, environment, future, technology,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where are Your Words
Where are your words?
Who wants to know?
What should you be saying that you have forgotten to say?
What should you be saying to yourself? To revitalize...

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Categories: apathy, self,
Form: Free verse