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Best Character Poems

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


Premium Member Midnight Poet
Whisper's of October  

Whispers in this soup bowl
20 minutes after its muse explodes,
Daylight remains nothing more than a dream 
Warding off the howling sound...

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Categories: addiction, character, devotion, identity,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Real Men Wear Pink
I stand about five feet eight
I'll admit, I'm a tad overweight
Drive an old pick up truck
Not one to pass the buck
At the moment have a...

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Categories: character, funny, humor, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Light On the Devil's Chord - Dear Lucifer
I cannot compete with something as painstakingly glorious as you
Envy is but a humbling tumble down a steep, rocky hill
I am crushed in your fits...

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Categories: absence, analogy, character, corruption,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
       ( First of Three Poem Trilogy )

I

I've no problem with bardolatry fans
their barmecide and...

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Categories: appreciation, art, character, meaningful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To the Dandelion in the Concrete
You probably don't think much of me
save for the season of spring
when your lawn litters itself
with giant over-buttered popcorn

(birds that think they can sing,
supersonic sneezes?
those...

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Categories: character, endurance, flower, humorous,
Form: Personification



Premium Member The Narwhal Song
~The Narwhal Beckons Before Dawn~

   If I could sing a song,
   It wouldn't be just any song.
   I would...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, character, dance, deep,
Form: Alliteration
Trim Trimmer Chicken Dinner Winner
I don’t know tic tac toe
so I rhyme this with flow,
showing Nick Nac knows 
how to serve the perfect dose.

Measuring the rhymes
like I’m pleasuring the...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: character, confidence, cool, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Glimpse


guilty as charged
i stole it tall
every consonant 
every vowel
every word
every sentence 

plagiarized 

the ocean
in its unique shades of blues and greens
combined and blended to create
its...

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Categories: beauty, celebration, character, creation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member JAN ALLISON has a Fan
JAN HAS A FAN


Jan Has no Tan

I once saw a gal called Jan
So sexy she made me ran
Straight to the vicar
Said marry us quicker
Whilst she...

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Categories: beautiful, character, dedication, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Poetic Notions
Grounded by the gravity of our earth 
      Our body and spirit are often pulled 
In opposite opposing directions in
...

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Categories: character, emotions, feelings, poetry,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Prejudice
I hate your brownness 
your whiteness, 
your blackness
your freeness
I don’t care about niceness
I’m more partial to meanness 
 
I’m all the things bad
ugly and cruel
my...

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Categories: character, prejudice,
Form: Personification
To Take Each Day As It Comes
To take each day as it comes
To gratefully praise The One
Joyfully face the new dawn’s grace,
That's now my everyday plan.

To take each day as it...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: character, encouraging, growing up,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Alien Feet
ALIEN                        ...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, adventure, body, character,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Mohammed Ali
Mohammed Ali

Cassius Clay

The Legend

He was not a humble man
Everything he did, was big and grand
He taunted and barbed with poetic flair
His opponents he angered
Entertainment in...

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Categories: beauty, bible, character, christian,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Insanity Music
Last year, her imagination went double
So she ignored her previous schedule.
She put all her dreams inside of clear jars,
Decorated with different, assorted stars.

She believed if...

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Categories: change, character, conflict, confusion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To Be Still
When chaos reigns, there is misguided freewill.
Separate yourself from the crowd, learn to be still.

Be willing to take the lead, but be able to follow...

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Categories: character, courage, freedom, journey,
Form: Couplet
Covered Silence
Empath whispers hold covered silence
desires whisk away with the moon
earth tone times of trepidation 
dragged off and hidden in the ruin

pain stains blush red under...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: character, confusion, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We are Nasty Women
We are Nasty Women

When we hear haughtiness, we name it
When we see bullying, we blame it

We are Nasty Women

We do not daintily defer
For selfish whims...

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Categories: character, confidence, courage, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas Eve With My Sweetheart
My darling, my dearest, my loving man –
it is a perfect fire you have going,
the atmosphere is Christmas-cheer glowing.
I delight in you, me and our...

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Categories: character, christmas, good night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Achilles, Bloody Battles, Death's Black Hand As Was Fated Part Three, the Conclusion
Achilles, Bloody Battles, Death's Black Hand As Was Fated
Part Three, (the Conclusion)

Dawn, bright rays fell upon Achilles and his band
exiting ship, Greek sandals felt soft...

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Categories: art, character, dedication, literature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I am strong
I am strong

You may simply disregard me
with your arrogant throng
You may treat me with disrespect
I'm still here, I am strong

Why don't you like it when...

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Categories: character, confidence, discrimination, hate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I got a letter from the devil
(Hello, my sweet friend!)

Speaks in unknown tongues 
Nevertheless it will consume
Ask for food, 
A sweet drink 
The hunger and thirst are real
It's pitchfork aims at...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anger, anxiety, character, dark,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Poet Convention 2014
Poet Convention

Lost in a poets convention, 
I can't recall every poem, I've read through the years
50518, unique comments I 'validate'--- 
Thank You For Sharing Your...

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Categories: celebration, character, dedication, farewell,
Form: Free 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,
Form: Epic
Premium Member My Thoughts
Life led by the thoughts of another...will never be your own...

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Categories: character,
Form: Monoku