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Best Arrogance Poems

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Premium Member O' Man, Thou Art In Arrogance Oft Lost
O' Man, Thou Art In Arrogance Oft Lost

Within earth's vast herds mysteries abound
as man walks in shadows that prance and play.
Life is an ocean that...

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Categories: arrogance, appreciation, art, humanity,
Form: Sonnet



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,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member EULOGY FOR GOD
Oh, Lord! Lest one is asleep,
the purge to kill you,yet again,
is quite deep.
Some, who read your word in
the Bible, re-create it, with myths
that are long...

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Categories: arrogance, abortion, faith, god, poets,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Rhyme



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,
Form: Rhyme
DELETED POEMS AND FAREWELL
I have deleted the 2 poems I posted earlier today, and instead I offer what will be my final write.  I have read the...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: arrogance, moving on,
Form: Elegy
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, nature, rainforest,
Form: Sonnet
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, sad, war,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Rhyme
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
Examine...

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Categories: arrogance, depression, life, sad, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wind Rider



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

The...

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Categories: arrogance, wisdom,
Form: I do not know?
FASCINATION
It
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, metaphor,
Form: Shape
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,
Form: Free verse
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, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
It is finish
I left the door half-open for a while
Now I know this relationship cannot go the extra mile
Walking in the shadows covered in darkness
Her melody is...

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© Mark Frank  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: arrogance, destiny, love,
Form: Romanticism
Here In This Place Today
                        ...

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Categories: arrogance, betrayal, myth,
Form: Rhyme
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
     compassion...

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© John Weber  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: arrogance, nature, war
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Famous poets dedication series, Part One

Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Famous poets dedication series, Part One

I.

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, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Move the Clouds,A Reason for Rainbows


      ~~Move the Clouds~
      (A Reason for Rainbows)

When you left, you took my heart!
It was...

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Categories: arrogance, depression, engagement,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member O' Cenobite, Dar'est Thy Soul Await
O' Cenobite, Dar'est Thy Soul Await

Alas! By what right is such assailing
amidst uproar, then half-truths a'telling
Does not morn gift upon grass falling dew
yet truth perseveres...

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Categories: arrogance, creation, humanity, metaphor, perspective, symbolism, voice,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MOCKINGBIRD - crown of sonnets
#1
"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,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
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,
Form: Free verse
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, caregiving, education,
Form: Epic
Premium Member STAND WITH A FACE OF HUMILITY
STAND WITH A FACE OF HUMILITY

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, life, wisdom,
Form: Free verse