Get Your Premium Membership

Best Didactic Poems

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

Premium Member Listen With Your Heart

Listen With Your Heart

Listen, my fellow dreamers, 
But listen with your heart,
And hear the silent music of which we're all a part.

Cover your ears, my...

Read More
Categories: faith, hope, inspiration, love,

Premium Member Sold
There is no difference,
the saints whisper and every enemy and ally
wake to forever’s difference,
that neither knee nor tongue will deny.

Doubt bit into Innocence and sold

Read More
Categories: bible, christian, corruption, god,

Premium Member Today

     Embrace the miracle of Today's birth;
     the beginning of everything.

Read More
Categories: perspective, spiritual,

During Sex I'm Often Naked
You can't make someone love you all you can do 
is be someone who can be loved.The rest is up to them.

No matter how much...

Read More
Categories: philosophy,

Premium Member Listen, Listen

Shush...Did You Hear That?

Listen to
The raindrops falling
Let us cry…
Wash away
Life’s bitter, stinging pain and
Take away its stain.

Listen to
The ocean splashing
Let us laugh…
Lift our hearts
With cool,...

Read More
Categories: inspirational, life,

Premium Member "Life's Absolute Epigrams" (for 2010)
Christian Love frame

The only need for death to every exist
Was to slay the fictional self
And all the embellishments used to support it

Fear not, Love’s little...

Read More
Categories: inspirational, introspection, loveprayer, love,

True Measure of a Man
Ask not how did he die
But how did he live,
Not how did he fall
But how did he rise;

Ask not what did he gain
But what did...

Read More
Categories: eulogy,

Premium Member Be Courageous Above All
Be Courageous Above All in everything
You do and become involved in since the 
Inverse of doing this is often anathema
To leaning forward and getting things

Read More
Categories: allegory, appreciation, courage, devotion,

Premium Member The Truth About Truth -
Truth burns at the center of all occurrance,
it is a heat that motivates appettites to enlarge,
truth is a multiplier of quests, 
satisfaction always arrives at...

Read More
Categories: sports, future, truth,


To release me from hellish nights
let's talk now, Fear...
I leave, yet your shadow follows me;
a darkened grime blowing on my mind 
like an uninvited guest...

Read More
Categories: courage, fear,

The Simple Pen
            The Simple Pen

I am but a simple man with pen in hand
To cut...

Read More
Categories: change, education, identity, image,

Premium Member I BELIEVE
Cross your heart and hope to die*
Speak the truth and look directly into someone's eyes
Then the world will know you are not lying

* this was...

Read More
Categories: truth,

Premium Member Consider Them
*Consider them - mere lilies 
of the field that thrive with ease.
So glorious. . . there was not one,
not even fair King Solomon
as brightly dressed...

Read More
Categories: faith, inspirational,

Bullet Proof
                     Bullet Proof

If I was...

Read More
Categories: addiction, adventure, celebration, drink,


Death is best taught in the dark
Fetching sticks, setting sparks
Its bag of tricks: sickness and hope
A black curtain vanishes

Read More
Categories: death,

But not you
Let others argue over small things
But not you
Let others cry over small hurts
But not you
Let others waste 24 hours
But not you
Let others forget about truth...

Read More
© Mark Frank  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: life,

Premium Member Vigilant
We must be vigilant to 
the shards of  radiance and splendor 
that flash 
before our squinting cynic eyes....

Read More
Categories: devotion, faith, hope, inspirational,

Fear Of Numbers
          Fear of Numbers

Fear of numbers is real
They carry adding machines on their backs
And loaded numbered...

Read More
Categories: conflict, education, image, judgement,

Father's Day Prayer
Dear merciful and gracious God
The Supreme Father of wisdom
The One who provides knowledge and understanding
The guiding light of all creation
Leader, provider, and shepherd of our...

Read More
Categories: dedication, devotion, faith, father,

It took just a moment
A single concentration lapse
And down the drain,Bayern's effort went
Whilst Messi enjoyed the claps

Life is like a football game
As dicey as a...

Read More
Categories: art,

Seven Senses
 the beauty 
 of the earth,
 starting with birth.

 the roar
 of thunders voice,
 a child rejoice.

 water and...

Read More
Categories: creation, kiss, life, senses,

Premium Member Smile Of A Thousand Songs
A spirit is what it is,
sharing yet selfish, starving yet sated,
a humble sky that can erupt into a hurricane,
can be an avalanche on the mountain...

Read More
Categories: love,

Be the Plus Sign
Speak words of affirmation;
this world too often weighs us down.
Give hope to those who pass your way;
a smile is so much better than a frown.


Read More
Categories: encouraging, friendship,

Premium Member Brute Censorship
If you are so proud
of your sensibilities and tastes,
so convinced that your arbitrary judgements
are infallible as heartbeats of angels,
if you are the sole instrument of...

Read More
Categories: art, freedom, love,

The Sweetest Sensation
Passion,staring into lust,
Noses,sharing oxygen.
Our lips connect,
Lips start to stray,
Nibbling ears,kissing necks,
Closely drawn together,
Nipples piercing hairy chest,
Nails sink into back,
Head-board knocking the wall,

Knock knock,knock knock,

Deep moans,skin...

Read More
Categories: happiness, love, passion, romance,