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Best Arrogance Poems

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

Premium Member Love's Reflection
Love neither gives or takes but from itself.
Be not wiled by fantasies of arrogance.
Take no more than is offered by yourself.
Leave nothing trapped in tortured...

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Categories: arrogance, giving, love,

Premium Member Never Enough

Why does the voiceless canary stare so bleakly?
Why do the sullen grey clouds desert a sombre sky?
As the ugly black smog blots out the valiant...

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Categories: arrogance, environment, nature,

Remarks of a Prig
I'm hearing rumors that are easy to believe
but none of them give me reason to grieve
You've been telling people their poetry sucks
Words from your mouth...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: arrogance, dedication,

Premium Member An Eternity I
Stood upright, between two roads,
On a thin metal rail,
A solitary, brown coloured bottle 
Of beer,          ...

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Categories: arrogance, betrayal,

Premium Member Emerald Forests
Emerald Forests

Emerald forest hiding from man's curse
if found, its never better , always worse.
Wretched destroyers we are in this abode
in our arrogance we are firmly...

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Categories: arrogance, art, creation, green, meaningful,

Flying Over Vietnam, 1974
I flew,
a modern man in a steel bird,
with all the arrogance of
ancient Icarus, but my wings
did not melt nor I swoon.

I flew high, very, very...

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Categories: arrogance, allusion, conflict, loss, remember,

First Love
As the monsoon rains fall heavily on the ground,
I sit by the window pane wishing you were around.

The thunder strikes and I run to hide...

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Categories: arrogance, lost love, love, nostalgialove,

Behind the mask
Behind the mask there is a frail and fragile me
Enigmas clothed in conundrums; that the naked I can’t see

'Behind the mask is concealed, my authenticity

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Categories: arrogance, depression, life, sad, slam,

Obsolete Words
He verbalized 
He verbalized emotions

Poets are boring
In circle
They speak of pictures in words raining emotions
Crafting arrogance in words shaping negative smiles
They worry not of...

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Categories: arrogance, poetry, poets, spoken word,

Premium Member Wind Rider

An old man sits peacefully in deep thought
Missing teeth, milky eyes . . .  leathery skin
Wind Rider his name  – a shaman 


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Categories: arrogance, wisdom,

was him,
and immediately
I  felt  the very moment he
too, saw me as I entered  the room.  
I averted my eyes, seemingly not...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: arrogance, dance, desire, dream, love,

After the Abortion
Another would-be life slips down a hospital sluice -
a mangled tangle of tissue, a broken bouquet of limb buds.
Carmine carnage reduced to simplistic statistic.
But these...

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Categories: arrogance, abortion,

Existential Reprise
Before I scarred the page
Raging what your letters cannot invent
Let me invite you to other books
I wrote before you owed me wage
For all maladjustment and...

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Categories: arrogance, philosophyme, old, me, old,

Inherent Swimming
Stepping past the crater towards your door,
     I am reminded of warm days
surrendered in flowery abandon while
     brushing against cool veins of
leafy promise, requiring only the slightest

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© John Weber  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: arrogance, nature, war

Premium Member Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Famous poets dedication series, Part One

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Famous poets dedication series, Part One


O' Man Of Perishable Earth

O' priest of golden sun
where hides thy black heart
Pray each day, dark deeds...

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Categories: arrogance, appreciation, art, creation, inspiration,

Premium Member - The Glory Of Love -

    It is not true 
    that love makes you blind 
    First of all 

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Categories: arrogance, feelings, love,


Thou curse a great angel to fall 
from the heavens of glory and power,
though let man build towers for himself...

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Categories: arrogance, character, desire, emotions, humanity,

Premium Member The Truth Room
Come with me my Brother,
to a secret place where Light and Shadow line the face with fear and grace,
leave sophmoric style, wry smile and sly...

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Categories: arrogance, best friend, brother, bullying,

Premium Member MOCKINGBIRD - crown of sonnets
"It is a sin to kill a Mockingbird.
When playing games with rocks or guns, defray,
them, please, ...shoot old tin cans!"  "Whispered words 
of Mockingbirds,...

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Categories: arrogance, children, discrimination, prejudice, integrity,

That's so gay
That’s so gay.

You say,

As I’m brushing off the slang you defend.
My cheeks burn red trying to comprehend,
But I wont.

I wont grasp this trend.
I wont hear...

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Categories: arrogance, abuse, anger, peace, social,

Premium Member Fear
In the fifties leaders told
an innocent trusting
to duck and cover.

Years later they felt
so foolish
for the easy way
they let their fears
be strummed.

It had worked so well

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Categories: arrogance, political

Premium Member A Lion Looms Listless
A cold lion roams, doctrinaire and sterile,
The expanse of Africa offers him no sanctuary, the Saringehti no salvation,
He can only smell the scent of his...

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Categories: arrogance, character,

Premium Member Private Conversation
Father it’s me again. It’s been too long between talks
Days, years: restless lost wasted years
Choices made based on greed, pride, arrogance and misbegotten dreams
It’s difficult...

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Categories: arrogance, faith, introspectionlost, lost, me,

Premium Member Cloud Weavers
Little child
Your tiny hands hold a little flower
Delicately, you start weaving a story about peace
In your gentleness, you understand how happiness works
It is the sanctuary...

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Categories: arrogance, life, lost, love, spoken

Call Me What You Want: Rap
Call me stupid
I don’t really care
I’ve been there before
Call me reckless
It doesn’t bother me 
It makes me feel free
So, Why don’t you pull out a...

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Categories: arrogance, analogy, boyfriend, break up,