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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,

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,

Premium Member Listen To Life
Have you heard me?

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

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Categories: apathy, life, philosophy, truth, wisdom,

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,

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,

Battling Addiction
               You  told

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Categories: apathy, courage, me, me,

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,

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,

Premium Member Erupting Emotions

            @ @@@

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Categories: apathy, abuse, conflict, courage,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member HONESTY

Honesty-an orphan lost in the streets of apathy-desperately seeking a foster home to find!

© Demetrios Trifiatis
       19 August 2018

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Categories: apathy, lost, truth,

Premium Member Mind Pollution
Mind pollution
The manipulation and control of the masses 
Is a world government agenda and constitution
Throughout time.

Newer technology and the information computer revolution
Are powerful weapons to...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: apathy, angst, corruption, discrimination, war,

Do the Math
Fifty stars
thirteen stripes
Wavy patriotic mathematician
do the math ... 
Subtraction or addition,
what will the numbers be,
37 or 63?
Slavery took away my parents’ human rights,
and their children’s...

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Categories: apathy, america, history, math, truth,

trust the system
footsteps aimlessly
walking on their trails
beaten down and broken
shiny as the rails
the rails of the train
over used and rusted
crumbling ignored
the system that you trusted
the silence of...

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Categories: apathy, age, america, baptism, class,

Premium Member Shimmering Darkness-Collab
She woke up everyday 
to the beckoning of death's toll. 
But decided to embrace life, 
pulling herself from the darkened hole. 

With a new brightness...

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Categories: apathy, absence, analogy, angel,

Premium Member Chasm
An empty echo bellows from within the depths of a chasm. Endless and cold, it moans an apathy that desecrates the sanctity of love and...

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Categories: apathy, introspection, cry, love, together,

Premium Member SEED OF CONCERN

My Lord,

Give us the will
To overcome our heartless indifference for
Those who suffer 

So as 

Able us to be,
In the ever-stretching desert of apathy, your ...

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Categories: apathy, care, love, pain,

From Darkness To Stardom
Every child is born into this world crying,
Little did this poor child know, tears would fall for the rest of her life.
Born into a world...

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Categories: apathy, angel, change, dream, pain,