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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...

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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
the...

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Categories: bible, christian, corruption, god,

Premium Member Today

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

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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...

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Categories: philosophy,

Premium Member Listen, Listen
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,...

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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...

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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...

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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
Done...

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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...

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Categories: sports, future, truth,

Premium Member BEFRIENDING FEAR


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...

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Categories: courage, fear,

The Simple Pen
            The Simple Pen

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

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Categories: change, education, identity, image,

Premium Member I BELIEVE
Honesty
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...

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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...

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Categories: faith, inspirational,

Bullet Proof
                     Bullet Proof

If I was...

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Categories: addiction, adventure, celebration, drink,

Premium Member IT TAKES TIME TO SEE THE LIGHT
IT TAKES TIME TO SEE THE LIGHT

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

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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...

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Categories: life,

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

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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...

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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...

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Categories: dedication, devotion, faith, father,

LIFE IS LIKE FOOTBALL
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...

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Categories: art,

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

 Hear
 the roar
 of thunders voice,
 a child rejoice.

 Touch
 creation,
 water and...

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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...

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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.

Be...

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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...

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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...

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Categories: happiness, love, passion, romance,