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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 Write My Life
When I first surrendered all to You
it wasn’t clear to me,
that You became the author;
my life, Your poetry.
The pages of my life were dark.
You made...

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Categories: didactic, analogy, god, perspective, poetry, repetition, write,
Form: Rhyme



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,
Form: Didactic
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, history, loss,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Today

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

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Categories: perspective, spiritual,
Form: Didactic
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,
Form: Didactic



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,
Form: Didactic
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,
Form: Didactic
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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© Mark Frank  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: life,
Form: Didactic
The Ember's Pride Made An Ash Out Of Him
There he sat among the ashes, thinking he was, oh, so good,
Just a tiny glowing ember that was once a piece of wood,
And he thought...

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Categories: didactic, pride,
Form: Couplet
When Love Suspends the Rules
Love
Bold and Bright
Striving and Surviving
Walking with me as a fire that purifies everything

Fierce and bold
Love moves with great force
Love enforces itself beyond the rules
When love...

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© Mark Frank  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love,
Form: Didactic
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,
Form: Didactic
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, truth, wisdom,
Form: Didactic
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,
Form: Didactic
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, feelings, inspirational,
Form: Didactic
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,
Form: Didactic
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,
Form: Didactic
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,
Form: Didactic
To a Divorce Woman
Death appeared in your marriage
Ugly Words were spoken creating a cause to leave
For some there was an applause for your breakup
Because some spoke behind your...

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© Mark Frank  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: divorce,
Form: Didactic
Bullet Proof
                     Bullet Proof

If I was...

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Categories: addiction, adventure, celebration, drink, fun, silly,
Form: Didactic
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,
Form: Didactic
Let Go
LET GO

You spend your time worrying
     about so many things
You take a little problem
     and give it...

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Categories: didactic, anxiety, life, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Sometimes
Sometimes, when I look in the mirror
I see my brother’s face,
I quiver with recognition.
As time takes me,
so it takes my eyes, I reason,
a trick of...

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Categories: analogy, humanity, identity,
Form: Didactic
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, philosophy, social,
Form: Didactic
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, life, math,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member 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, inspirational, life,
Form: Didactic