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Best Formative Poems

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


Premium Member Fairytale in my heart
Into the deep woods cheerfully I walked
Following the path of a lone shining star
Hosting a magical fairytale in my heart
Beholding sweet visions of who you...

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Categories: formative, allegory, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Rhyme



Flowers Emerge
            Flowers Emerge

Impose your will on the pretty flowers as you may
Trans-formative wonderment of...

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Categories: formative, appreciation, beautiful, beauty, creation, flower, growth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Earth Angel
"Oh my God how beautiful!"
   exclaimed my four year old
Granddaughter as we drove over
     a small bridge and she...

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Categories: formative, angel, joy, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Children Of The Moon
Mother Moon, queen of the night;
guardian of her children;
you light the way so that they might envision
with clarity, not provided by daylight.

The formative years are...

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Categories: formative, metaphor, moon, space, star, stars, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Reverse Creation
The Principle of Reversion
grows post-millennial metasystemic decomposition
degeneration
reverse creation
organic time and memory moving backward toward rebirth
of a ParadisePlanet.

Reversion is the Yin-action of Tao.
Decomposing is the reimagination...

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Categories: formative, culture, nature, philosophy,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member If Only We Had More Time
I would have whispered "you are daddy's boy,"
changing diapers, my bundle of joy.
We would have explored the caves, parks, and glades,
snapping photos and improving your...

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Categories: formative, angst, baby, death, father son, grief,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Caregiver
The Caregiver

“Stop baby girl”, cried my daddy
be careful lest you get yourself hurt
and more often than not foolish words I would utter
and spew forth out...

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Categories: formative, caregiving, devotion, relationship,
Form: Ode
THE ERASER CAME WITH SAGE ADVICE
The eraser belonged to me; it was saved by my mother and returned along with many other 
childhood items when I became middle aged. I...

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Categories: formative, introspection, on writing and wordsschool, words,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member PsychoTripic Theory of Everything
Consciousness co-arises nondually internal-external.

Today I want to talk about possibilities
for permacultural dynamics,
which are natural systemic
relationships,
correlations,
between Left-brain deductive consciousness,
Right-brain inductive ecoconsciousness,
and a double boundary between these...

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Categories: formative, community, political, psychological, science, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Continuous Quality Improvement
"It [Communion] is the liberating experience of the Authentic Self recognizing itself in others--the many coming together as One in egoless freedom and the mutual...

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Categories: formative, analogy, beauty, destiny, miracle, nature, science,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Natural And Real -

Breathe it in ~ fill up your lungs

Their tones muted as the moving crystals

Hummingbird singing a melodious song

Provides you with an opportunity to understand

Nature's powerful...

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Categories: formative, beauty, bird, nature,
Form: Verse
behind the sins
no one has the saddle over the wild horse by the name fate
Jose as I had known him, had a life twisted by untamed forces
gifted...

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Categories: formative, best friend, friendship, growing up, innocence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Seasoned
She used to think she was too thin. 
Probably because everyone referred 
to her as skinny. Her older brother 
called her bony butt, to her...

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Categories: formative, nostalgia, youth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Contenting Tree of Life
Futility of Contention
absorbs into Utility of Contentment.

To preserve wholeness, mutually accommodate;
    yielding preserves whole.
To become straight, you must begin bent;
  ...

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Categories: formative, beauty, creation, culture, health, nature, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Preston Graham - Bio
I was born in the dusk of March.
There was a blizzard, I’m told.
But I don’t remember it that way.
So much for “out like a lamb,”
and...

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Categories: formative,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A picture of a sub-division-w
My sub-division is called the place of old people                ...

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Categories: formative, age, children, dad, happy, hope, mom,
Form: Pantoum
The Making of Scars: Part I
Faster than a speeding bullet & 
into the world she came,

              ...

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Categories: formative, life, kindergarten,
Form: Free verse
Scotland the Brave
 This is an interesting question
 born in city of Glasgow
 moved at 6 weeks to Ayrshire
 then 1990 to Renfrew I go

 So where...

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Categories: formative, life,
Form: Rhyme
Heaven's Branches
My childhood elm of outgrowth stout
Nourished His formative buds about
While holding me during youthful sprout
Yet far I fell from Him.

For thoughtless Time forgives forgot
He waited...

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Categories: formative, devotion, faith, love, nature, me, me,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Contentious Kindness
Anger and kindness reach for richly polar opposition.
So, can I have any more perfect anger
than I have perfect kindness?
Rumi claims that anger reposes during kindness,
but...

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Categories: formative, anger, culture, destiny, earth, environment,
Form: Free verse
A Perfect Company
A Perfect Company
By: Noel N. Villarosa


They are the big fish in a small pond
They received kudos and power widely
With their bunch of fives used as...

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Categories: formative, adventure, depression, faith, family, happiness, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cosmic Climax
It's much too close in here
for loneliness,
or companionship.

Either way,
I grow too small
non-existential
non-essential
undervalued domesticity with insufficient commodity,
just another over-populating parasite
underneath Earth's glamorous backside;

Suppressed incubator within a...

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Categories: formative, birth, creation, desire, destiny, love, nature,
Form: Free verse
Another Season - Smokey Memories
The Brooklyn Cyclones 
      now represent the borough 
of Brooklyn 
    where I spent my 
formative years...

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Categories: formative, nostalgia, sports, world,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Bucky's Wealth of Information
Universal information,
form emerging from multisystemic diastasis,
is composed of fractal syntax,
primally illustrated by looking at RNA,
then DNA,
binomially re-cognizing bilateral temporal memory
as formative id-entity.

Polynomials are to in-form-ionization
as...

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Categories: formative, culture, math, nature, religion, science, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Distinctions without Difference
This sun-warmed March morning
while slowly stretching
in my sedate senior way,
I wondered how I might blame myself
for religious teachers
forgetting most often
that healthy minds are also healthy...

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Categories: formative, earth, earth day, health, humor, nature,
Form: Prose Poetry