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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 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

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 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 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?

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Categories: character, endurance, flower, humorous,
Form: Personification
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 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
Premium Member A Glimpse

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


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

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Categories: beauty, celebration, character, creation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Real Me
I was put on the road of life without my consent. 
I was not conscious of who I was or of what I had to...

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Categories: character, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Floccinaucinihilipilification and Very Little Bread
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
       ( First of Three Poem Trilogy )


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

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Categories: appreciation, art, character, meaningful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member TRUE KINDNESS
I was taught the true meaning of kindness
From the very best
That kindness comes in all shapes and forms
Has substance pure and honest

Kindness is a blessing

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© Deb M   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blessing, character, feelings, truth,
Form: Rhyme
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

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Categories: character, prejudice,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Jan Allison 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
Unknown But Never Forgotten
I want you to know I am not forgotten and those that knew me, make me known in their hearts and minds.

 I believed in...

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Categories: appreciation, character, courage, death,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member 19 Crimes
My confession
I murdered them all
claims of poetic devices
when the evidence was only
rants piled upon rants

A circle of praises
made the courts dizzy
the frauds committed
only added to...

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Categories: art, character, conflict, introspection,
Form: Free verse
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 I Am But a Grain of Sand
"Happiness and sorrow ebb and flow like waves upon a beach, 
and I am but a grain of sand."

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Categories: character, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
Poisonous Self Doubt
Only life in our mortal realm
entrenches self-doubt’s stand.

People and events cripple us
with critical mirrors showing us
visuals of our ineptness.

   All who are predisposed...

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Categories: anxiety, character, confidence, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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
Premium Member Will You See Truth Beyond That Dark Stone Fence
Will You See Truth Beyond That Dark Stone Fence

Can you feel true heart in early dawn's light
soft grace and gentle winds in Spring's new flight.

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Categories: art, character, deep, integrity,
Form: Sonnet
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 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 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