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Best Conceit Poems

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


Prisons of Conceit
Confined within the steep banks of a narrow mind 

is a cryptic river where men stumble in and go blind

They construct reinforced dams that hold...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: conceit, character,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member The Conceit of Poetry
What is a dream 
if not reality's conceit?
What is reality 
if not a shadowy deceit?

The dream circle was unsealed 
when we were born
and dream-time filled...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: conceit, philosophy, universe,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Life's Fading Light-Part 1-Heroic Crown of Sonnets
Youth

When orchids bloom in beauty life's aglow
to hold emotions locked in deep repose
in young desire and love warm thoughts will show.
Affection holds its ardor as...

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Categories: conceit, age, death, love,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Heartthrob
Upon her thorny heart I bleed;
My rose I nurtured from a seed,
With blazing bloom and perfume sweet,
Who pricked me with her warm deceit,
To where I...

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Categories: conceit, lost love, love, sadlove,
Form: Rondeau
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: conceit, philosophyme, old, me, old,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Senseless
Through the shallows,
Through the depths,
The muck and the mire,
With trembling limbs
I succor the dying,

Strip the layers naked...
A conceit of consciousness
In psychic awareness,
I repute the repudiated
Caught...

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Categories: conceit, allegory, death, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Rooster
The Rooster

He strutted ‘cross the barnyard tall and proud,
away from all the bustle of the crowd;
the other roosters in the yard felt cowed,
to him they...

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Categories: conceit, allegory, animal, humorous,
Form: Personification
Premium Member TRIUMPH OVER PRIDE



As darkness covers moonlit night
stubbornness of will tracks the light-- 
and climbs upon iced mountain top, 
so near to fall, so quick flakes drop. 
...

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Categories: conceit, endurance, pride, recovery from,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Beauty of Lucifer
until an hour before the devil fell,
God thought him beautiful in heaven . . . 
         ...

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Categories: conceit, angel, evil, heaven, pride,
Form: Free verse
Samson and Delilah
Yesterday with its yearnings and sorrow
With shadows and sunbeams at length;
Have gone where the fears of tomorrow
Took a man whose conceit was his strength.

His transient...

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Categories: conceit, passion, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sexy Nun
Sister, sister sitting there so sweet
Looking so virtuous, acting discreet.
Any male would eagerly bow at your feet
You have no idea of your allure, you're without...

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Categories: conceit, friendship, funny, halloween,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member A matter of Truth
In  ponderings of wanderings
Of contemplations incomplete
In one’s life are found blunderings
All human concepts have conceit

Bound of the precept of the truth
In ponderings of wanderings
Serpent...

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Categories: conceit, allegory, truth,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Thunder Queen
The storm that is you thunders
slow and brilliant in my heart,
spliting my beliefs into bliss and blunders
tossing the limbs of my love from finished to...

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Categories: conceit, love,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Word Portrait
  Dark chocolate eyes that smile with glee
 Laugh lines that only enhance his goatee 
        ...

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Categories: conceit, boyfriend,
Form: Limerick
You Will Feel
be mindful
human rights are human ways
that lead down

be careful
the words above always remain
wear no crown

trap the sin
destroy the lie of conceit
look within

don't consume all that...

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Categories: conceit, absence, abuse, analogy, change,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Turbidity
Turbidity

Turbidity’s
An artifice of
Being Human
One who is
So confused
So disordered
Or even one
With a Turbid
Imagination!

Being Turbid
Allows its Owner
To be or seem to be
In turmoil or
In degrees of
Real or...

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Categories: conceit, allegory, analogy, emotions, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PRIDE STALLS

In the hours of twilight
Where hazy clouds and earth mix
Before the noise of life fills the quiet,
I recall half-filled moments 
Upon fields of spite and...

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Categories: conceit, forgiveness, introspection,
Form: Free verse
I Will Never Kiss Those Lips
Well there you are
I have slithered into the wrong home tonight it seems
I sniffed out the repugnant ward and I don’t like what I see
You...

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Categories: conceit, absence, abuse, age, analogy,
Form: Free verse
Beautifully Black
My black is beautiful from head to toe
It's not just the fullness of my lips, or broadness of my nose.
My black is beautiful; it’s not...

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Categories: conceit, dedication, slam, beautiful, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
One Sided Love
One Sided Love...

Her dazzling saccharine smile...
Her tremendously appealing hairstyle...
Her varicoloured melodious voice...
Her serene coruscating eyes...

Oh, this excruciating one-sided love
When will it be a felicitous two-sided...

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Categories: conceit, lost love, love, romancelove,
Form: Romanticism
Invitation to the Dance
It is not the music,
for one knows it in the heat
that rises from a cool miasma,
sardonic, self-igniting--
the one that ravages and never warms,
consumes, and cannot...

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Categories: conceit, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Across a Crowded Room
Beauty is something we see
with individual eyes,
deep within our soul,resides
attraction,waiting ,asleep
yet longing to be aroused;

Our need to be recognised,
a desire to recognise,
reciprocate and hold close
subtle...

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Categories: conceit, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Sanctuary Found
S  S  S  S  S  S S  S  S         Surely...

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Categories: conceit, time,
Form: Acrostic
You know my torment you hear my cry
Watching the television
Reading the news
I ask not for your views
your case for war is farcical
Your indifference to human suffering is immoral
Yet you call yourselves men...

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Categories: conceit, nature, anger, me, rights,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Vainly Built Fires
Vainly Built Fires

Was it best that we demanded far too much?
Quiet corner to count our blessed days
Or waste away long childish hours and such
like still...

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Categories: conceit, creation, death, humanity, introspection,
Form: Sonnet