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Best Career Poems

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


Premium Member The Awakening
POTD 5th Feb 18

Dedicated to Ken, a good friend of mine who had to give up a brilliant ballet, ballroom dancing and stage career when...

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Categories: career, dance, growth, journey, lost love,
Form: Couplet



MY EYES
My eyes,
you traced the beauty of nature.
The starry sky and inky ocean,
smile of winter in the heavenly garden,
dancing of waterfall on the lap of hill
and...

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Categories: career, father, mother, wife, , cute,
Form: Light Verse
Seduction
My view on seduction,
 is that what you're asking me? 

Specifically love, 
my thoughts on loving a woman,
that's what you want to know?

Have you ever...

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Categories: career, romance, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Favorite Artist
Favorite Artist, 
A romantic, 
A dreamer. 
Choice for a favorite artist, 
that would be, 
Me.
 
~

I grew up in a family of seven children.
As the...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: art, career,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Special Needs Hero
Young and pretty, living a normal life
Suddenly her world would never be the same
Her lovely boy born with special needs
Her daily life now the toughest...

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Categories: career, caregiving, child, inspirational,
Form: Sonnet



Just Yesterday
Just yesterday
I was crying
Leaving home for the 1st grade
7th, 10th, 12th
Just yesterday
I threw that cap in the air
Bright eyed
Facing the world

Wow, who is that girl
My...

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Categories: career, age, life,
Form: Free verse
read this please
They hate you because your you
They make up lies and call it true
They're fake behind your back
Hoping someday that you'll crack.

They hate you because your...

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Categories: betrayal, care, career, change, childhood, confusion,
Form: Bio
Save our children from slavery
Save our children from slavery........ 

Our beautiful children are forced to hard labor by some of the evil people on earth
And they kill their soul....

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Categories: career, slavery,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Lifes Simplicity Maintained
You were born in a specialist clinic
I was born at the front door of my house
we both came into this world and survived.
You’ve been eating...

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Categories: career, character, cheer up, culture, destiny,
Form: Epic
I Am Love

I AM 

A Father.
A Son.
A Brother.

None are just titles. 

I live those titles every day through my actions.
I am successful at those roles every day....

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Categories: career, introspection,
Form: Narrative
8 Mile Style
8MILE8MILE    .     .     .     .     ....

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Categories: career, humor, music, rap, silly, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member THE JOURNEY
Once upon a weedy lawn
At Cedar Oaks Retirement Home
There sat my mother, weak and old
On an afghan knit to block the cold.

It was summer, but...

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Categories: career, appreciation, child, daughter, devotion, family, forgiveness,
Form: Rhyme
Tribute to Susan Boulet Art
Susan Boulet was an artist 1941-1997
Her paintings are famous for their layered effects which she started later on in her artistic career. She loved fantasy...

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Categories: career, art, death, native american, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Who ARE You --- Not For Contest
As the hourglass gets filled with sand,
they take time to ask me who I am,
but who are YOU?      to ask...

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Categories: career, addiction, character, cheer up, fun, funny,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Stage Fright (for Frank's contest)
Jake took to the stage, limping with a leg brace
And more than a mere trace of fear on his face
The humorous speech competition was on
He’d...

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Categories: career, inspirational, upliftinghumorous, humor,
Form: Narrative
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: career, abortion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tribute to Teachers - Constanza
 Tribute to Teachers - Constanza

Upon my soapbox I protest
    that teachers schooling young and old,
    be honored like...

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Categories: career, children, school, teacher, teachers day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Quiet Shore

A turn in the current
     Memory, you, swirled and swallowed
          By the...

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Categories: career, analogy, forgiveness, friendship, metaphor, sea,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Songs & The Makers
My soul understood Lynyrd Skynyrd
Like Ronnie I had monkeys to
Just simple boys chasing life’s joys
With our needles playing our blues

My soul understood Pink Floyd
For I...

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Categories: career, dedication, inspirational, life, music, recovery from...,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chaotic Peaceful Thoughts

I say I want peace
Yet I hate my brother
It's not what I was taught by my mother
She said get along with one another
But that's not...

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Categories: career, peace,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Living in Isolation
	My son has lost his eyesight
	And lacks mobility.
	His doctors are confounded,
	But I seek no pity.
	
There is much love in caring
Full time for those in need;
Hard...

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Categories: career, caregiving,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Brilliance and Madness
Brilliance and Madness

Howard Robard Hughes
Famously rich recluse
Dreams led him to the lap of luxury
Followed by nightmarish mysophobic OCD

Rich playboy aviator Howard Hughes
With movie starlets kept...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: career, celebrity, film, flying, mental illness, romance,
Form: Clerihew
Premium Member A Child's Day With Nature In The Nearby Woods, tenth poet in my poet dedication series Frank Stanton
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Categories: career, appreciation, art, dedication, nature, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The homeless poet
A homeless poet

A few days ago, I was walking home with my dollar store notebook in my hand as I walked. I was deep in...

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Categories: career, for him, heartbroken, home, how i
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Daddy Loved Us
Seeing my Daddy in black and white moves my emotional colors
into a vibrant rainbow that was Daddy made decades ago.
Only twenty-seven in the photo, Dad's...

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Categories: career, blessing, brother, caregiving, family, father, loss,
Form: Narrative