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Best Characteristic Poems

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


Premium Member My Best Characteristic
~Born of  kingship that shall never expire
  Of eternal kingdom I shall be heir
     Very characteristic
   ...

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Categories: characteristic, life, love
Form: Limerick



The True Knight
POTD 9th April 2018

Synopsis -
A story of selflessness without jealousy or rancor that is often evident through the ages in all walks of life, even...

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Categories: characteristic, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
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: characteristic, celebration, character, dedication, farewell,
Form: Free verse
OUR LOVE
(Groom speaks...)
In this world are things to contemplate.
Therefore, life can be complicated.
Stairs we must climb to overcome conflict.
Heaven is an open door of realities.
As my...

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Categories: characteristic, appreciation, blessing, courage, desire,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member HEARTBEATS ON PAS DE DEUX
HEARTBEATS ON PAS FE DEUX

Starstruck by your smile as I opened my eyes
Snow-white cheeks glows to peaches sweet
Running fingertip to heart shaped lips

As spring breeze...

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Categories: characteristic, feelings, first love, love,
Form: Rhyme



A mother's treasures
A solitary piece the diamond 
precious rare gem most treasured 
by those lucky enough to hold 
Once in possession, it is rarely out of grasp...

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Categories: characteristic, beautiful, beauty, care, caregiving,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Texas Wildflower Haiku : Widow's Tears
sun’s heat sunders sand
clustered lanced leaves green hug
widow’s tears collapse

Widow’s Tears is the common name for Commelina erecta var. angustifolia, they bloom on 
Texas beaches...

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Categories: characteristic, death, depression, loss, nature,
Form: Haiku
The City And The State Of Play Today
THE CITY AND THE STATE OF PLAY TODAY

No one worries about morals today 
They follow the rules they create
So to them all is ok
Those on...

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Categories: characteristic, business, community, corruption, international,
Form: Free verse
Ode to my Chiro
My body’s friend, the Chiropractor
gives me exactly what I’m after.
A reduction of serious pain 
in my skeletal frame is my aim.
To be enabled to be...

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Categories: characteristic, healthme, pain, me,
Form: Couplet
A Little About Me
01. High heels or boots? I guess it depends on how feminine I feel....LOL
02. What time did you get up this morning? 7:15 am ...

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Categories: characteristic, funnyfood,
Form: I do not know?
Hope
Hope
I care not for the odds
Spoken by sooth sayer voices
They are blinded by statistics 
For a seemingly sure concept
Though a bleakness dampens 
Every fainting ray...

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Categories: characteristic, hope,
Form: Blank verse
Why Do I Write
Out of all the questions I have been asked in life
None of them stump me more like this:

Why do I write?

It does not stump me...

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Categories: characteristic, courage, dedication, love, on
Form: I do not know?
Ambition and u
Ambitions slide off the tongue as quick as they race through the mind
Ambitions of wealth, fame, health, and all that are sublime
But what is not...

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Categories: characteristic,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member CHARACTER AND PERSONALITY








As
 
liquids accommodate themselves
 
by 

taking the shape of the vessel they are

poured into

so 

one's personality is developed  

by 

adjusting to the mold his...

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Categories: characteristic, analogy, character, people,
Form: Free verse
Bad Friday
Friday morning 
I hopped out of the shower, 
popped over to the lavatory counter, 
flopped my most profound sexual characteristic 
down and onto a misplaced...

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Categories: characteristic, funny, me, metaphor, me,
Form: Free verse
APOSTOLICITY
APOSTOLICITY 

I stood at the peak of the mountain and shouted – This is our time Lord.  Glory is thou name.
The sun was shining...

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Categories: characteristic, earth, god, wisdom, work,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member TO BE, TO FEEL, TO LOVE, TO LIVE, TO DIE
TO BE, TO FEEL, TO LOVE, TO LIVE, TO DIE

TO BE is that existential moment that defines each of us on our
respective life paths as...

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Categories: characteristic, courage, destiny, devotion, emotions,
Form: Didactic
I Am A Lioness
I Am A Lioness

I am an alluring inviting fiery lioness
Many know my heart and my soul is truly uniqueness
My main attraction my long and lushes...

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© Theresa CW  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: characteristic, imagery, strength,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member On Writing Poetry
Lifted from somewhere, reference for attribution lost:
"If there is any characteristic which separates poets
from writers of fiction, it is their particular fascination 
with words in...

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Categories: characteristic, poetry, poets, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PRIDE IN MAN - SKAT'S FLAG CONTEST
triskele* at half mast
full military honours
no birdsong is heard


Jan Allison
17th July 2015
Country – Isle of Man


(* pronounced tris –kel 2 syllables) 5,7,5 SYLLABLES CHECKED

The triskele...

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Categories: characteristic, community, death, pride, soldier,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Speedily Developing Through the Machines of Perseverance
A teenager with the expressions of a middle age individual
is the wonder-creating characteristic of its accelerating growth.
Dwelling in a land not presented with natural gifts;
it...

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Categories: characteristic, community, earth, education, environment,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Supernatural sense of faith

All the faithful share in understanding
Handing on revealed truth
They have received the anointing of the Eternal Holy Spirit
Who instructs them
And Guides them into all truth

The...

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Categories: characteristic, bible, christian, devotion, faith,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The Chinese Guanxiology
The notorious Chinese circle of relationships           
It has an apparent  characteristic (that) can easily...

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Categories: characteristic, culture, international, life, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Giving Thanks
Favors taken for granted, often will cease to be granted.
People won't keep giving, giving, and more giving,
If the receivers aren't willing to at least recognize
The...

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Categories: characteristic, thanks,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Earth's Humane Rights to Healthy Climates
In 1968,
a time of great concern for healthy human civil rights
for and of women as well as LeftBrain culturally dominant men,
Gregory Bateson invited a Symposium
not...

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Categories: characteristic, culture, earth, environment, health,
Form: Prose Poetry