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Best Endurance Poems

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

Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?


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Categories: endurance, age, cat, life, wisdom,

Clouds Eclipse The Moon
My struggles 
wearing on my tired body
I lay down in the liquid coolness

The moon's pull slowly forcing the wetness 
to creep higher 
up my body

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Categories: courage, endurance, moon, self,

Head On
Heart beats in rhythm to snowflakes 
Cascading in tune to my reality

Like a train travelling through time with no track 
Overwelmed by it's vivid fertile...

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© Carol B.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: endurance, faith, feelings,

The Perfect Embrace
Counted only on myself to be strong
So it seems I have lived a life as much
Yet if by chance it was I  who was...

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Categories: blessing, cry, emotions, endurance,

Premium Member The river and I
I move with the river, it moves with me
We move in synchronicity
My thoughts flow with currents
Push my feelings around the bends
It heals my wounds, the...

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Categories: endurance, river,

Premium Member Love Burial
The burial ground,  groomed to greet
the gatherers of their love apocalypse
with garlands grown and sown
from the rose fire of Athena's throne,
on this day they...

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Categories: love, endurance, universe,

Ghosts of the Sun Dance-Part 1
Ghosts of the Sun Dance

1. The Path

A quest dating back through our history
Surpassing the flesh, a spiritual path
Human endurance, road to mystery
Dark trail winding through...

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Categories: spiritual, sports, endurance, drug,

Who Silence The Silent One
On a reminiscing of a poet I thought I would make a call
But on searching for this name sake I was left appalled

The name...

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Categories: absence, abuse, bullying, endurance,

Premium Member Simple Man, Just Striving To Have A Simple Soul
Simple Man, Just Striving To Have A Simple Soul

There was no great air of mystery about him
tho' kind, too much of his life had been...

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Categories: death, deep, endurance, farewell,

weeping willow trees
unbreakable in grace bend
survival and hope!

June 11th,  2018

Inspired by Victor Buhagiar "Barren Branches Of a Willow Tree Die"...

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Categories: endurance, storm, symbolism, tree,

Premium Member Our Hand Hold

When your hand holds my hand
	we stand a complete one
		as only two hearts true can do.
Let the strongest of winds come –

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Categories: blessing, devotion, endurance, fate,

Hope is My Anchor
Hope is the anchor that secures my soul
Needed for endurance as the Bible foretold
One of three qualities, along with faith and love
I am filled with...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hope, endurance,

Premium Member At the End
Ever so much more than friend
Wearing scars of love's lullaby 
I can still see you at the end

Our song often left wounds to mend
Each time...

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© FJ Thomas  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: endurance, anniversary, best friend, courage,

Premium Member Message of Departure
I will watch their winged endurance, on the crest of autumn's eve,
without knowing where or distance, but in faith they must believe
As the harsh breath...

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Categories: endurance, farewell, introspection, nature, seasons,

I am Every Woman
I am my reality
I am my first true love
I am the best part of my life
I am my today, my tomorrow
I am my lonesome bliss

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Categories: endurance, beauty, deep, emotions, encouraging,

Today I will be happy,
Happy all day long.
I won't think about my problems.
I'll fill this day with song.

I won't worry about world affairs,
Or ask the...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: courage, encouraging, endurance, happiness,

Never Surrender
I'm a grit teeth beginner breaking out the cage,
growing strong and fitter with wit coming of age,
squeezing letters out of lemons got me in a...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: endurance, anxiety, character, confidence, conflict,

Premium Member Path to peace
I have fought through incredible things
Trauma and all kinds of life experiences 
One may think peace comes to one easy
But it doesn’t, as the years...

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Categories: endurance, journey, love, peace,

Premium Member The Smile
For a second there I saw you smiling
I must admit I am wondering why
Things you've gone through are so appalling
They break my heart and make...

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Categories: angst, encouraging, endurance, future,

Premium Member Heaven Sending Clear Signs Of Hope's Return, Part Two
Heaven Sending Clear Signs Of Hope's Return
     (Sweet Hope Returns)(Part Two)

Solitary ray of light breaks grey dawn's pain,
flowing smoothly with emerging...

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Categories: endurance, art, beautiful, blessing, encouraging,

legs of women
I'm getting that feeling once again
the tip of my soul is running away
my feet can not keep up with my regret

I stole the dreams I...

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Categories: absence, appreciation, endurance, missing

Premium Member Selvedge Edges
Sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust,
with its needle still threaded, and the treadle at rest
Blue-checkered curtains are faded, and drawn,..
after years since she made them,...

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Categories: courage, endurance, family, nostalgia,

Premium Member Rhythm of a distant song
The storms were strong with the wind fierce and the waves high
Always trying to stay afloat, to not drown and try to learn to fly

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Categories: appreciation, endurance, peace,

Premium Member MY LOVE FOR TREES

Seems as I age
My fondness for trees only grows
Their resilience and gracefulness
Their symmetry and beauty
Their arms outstretched heavenward
As if asking to be blessed with a...

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Categories: courage, endurance, inspirational love,


I salute you oh mighty time:

My best friend,

My worst foe 


To live without you is simply


Throughout my existence

I have, unsuccessfully, struggled to accept

Whatever you brought...

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Categories: endurance, life, time,