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Best Generation Poems

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


Melody of a forgotten generation
We are a Melody,
We are what no one can see.
We sing together in perfect harmony,
We rise and fall,
Our souls are big but sometimes small.
The evils...

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Categories: generation, courage, inspirational, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme



Generation Next
Babies are gems and diamonds,
Babies are pure right through,
Babies are such little angels,
Especially when smiling with you,

Bouncing babies are such a charm,
For them we want...

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Categories: generation, childhood, growing up, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Generation Gap
It might be called Electrifying Pink,
that color painted on her toes
for it glows amidst the grime of her feet
winding filth up around her ankles
as if...

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© Sue Mason  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: generation, lifesilver,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: generation, birth, change, conflict, death,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member The Age of Poet Destroyer
A diamond in the Frost ... I am Emily, gazing through the years, 
Like Poe from rancid taste and dark smoke shadows
Florescent waste escaping a...

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Categories: generation, community, pride, princess, strength,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Between the words of my father
I tried my best 
To live between your cruel words
Yet there was no room
I felt less
Smaller than small
So why didn't I fit?

I wonder
Now that you...

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Categories: generation, farewell, father son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Christmas Past
A time I still remember, Christmas day
in 'fifty-three; I was age fourteen then,
and I recall those very special hours
at home, so cozy, warm with my...

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Categories: generation, christmas, memory,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member - The Demons Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror -
The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror

This tale of “The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror”
lives on in the mountain village of Gpeth...

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Categories: generation, dark, dream, evil, fantasy,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Walls Make Bad Neighbours
Walls Make Bad Neighbours

‘All in all we are just bricks in the wall’ deconstructed by Pink Floyd
        ...

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Categories: generation, grief,
Form: Free verse
Don't Fall In Love With A Poet
We are the generation
of discontinued imagination.
With our twisting words
you’ll drink in
desperately.
Our beautiful stories
spun from the nothingness.
Shadows of hope
glimmering in the distance.
Farfetched aspirations
that will never be...

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© Kacie Ray  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: generation, poets,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Upon Dawn's Beautiful Rise, I Was Born, first dedication poem
DEDICATED TO BYRON- Double Sonnets--First dedication poem of series 
honoring great poets.
 
(Sonnet 1)

Upon Dawn's Beautiful Rise, I Was Born 
  
  (Sonnet...

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Categories: generation, appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Elements - Collaboration with White Wolf
Speak now for the sea, ancient bard that guides me.
Be the voice of its wisdom, washing away my tears.
Raise me and lower me, like an...

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Categories: generation, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Wall Street
      

Set upon the new world stage within the burning fires of hell. Silently posed factions of the elite, suppress...

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Categories: generation, political, slam, social, war,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Beautiful
Lusting the passions of a secret desire
Unwinding the mystery of my needs
Funerals are for the future
Internment I ask be deferred
Timeless is my youth
Useless is my...

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Categories: generation, autumn, beauty, death, french,
Form: Acrostic
TRUE INDIAN
On the land of miracles,
Took place a miracle,
Missile man of our country was born.
People's president he was known,
APJ Abdul kalam was his identity.
Paving a path...

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Categories: generation, age, angel, art, best
Form: Epic
Premium Member THE PRINCE OF PURPLE
Beneath the opal white moon, the crying doves shed their precious tears,
Causing the purple rain to fall, melting at the lavender notes of musical dreams,
Camelot’s...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: generation, imagery, imagination, inspirational, international,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Speaking with a loud quiet voice
You speak into your child's life in whispers
With the strength of the four winds
No need for yelling
For your child has expectant ears

Wisdom
A fathered gift
Born out...

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Categories: generation, blessing, father,
Form: Free verse
Inspired by Slim Shady
You can probably tell I've always been inspired by Slim Shady 
By the way I rhyme words and the fact my pen's crazy
I'm the equivalent...

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© Alex Duffy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: generation, fun, funny, inspiration, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Don't Hate Her
Don't hate her because she's beautiful 
Or envy that she's hot
She is all about appearances
It consumes her every thought

Try to look a little closer
Past the...

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Categories: generation, people, social, beautiful, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Demon's Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror
The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror

This tale of “The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror”
lives on in the mountain village of Gpeth...

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Categories: generation, dark, dream, evil, fantasy,
Form: Narrative
SMILE AT A MUSLIM
These are just a few words about reality,
as Muslims struggle each day with individuality.

What is a Muslim and from whence does he come?
Like you and...

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© Dan Cwiak  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: generation, anti bullying, christian, discrimination,
Form: Couplet
The Futility of War
The Futility of War


In every little town
The names are written down
Surrounded by poppies red
The young who went to fight
To do what they thought right
blindly followed...

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Categories: generation, loss, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Along the Shady Paths of Vivid Green
               And the cemetery was fresh and vivid green 
when we...

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Categories: generation, sad,
Form: Narrative
One Nation Under God?
It’s a sad situation, the state of this nation
of murderers, molesters, and thieves
I can’t help but wonder as we continue to plunder
at how we create...

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Categories: generation, angst, life, social,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LIGHT YEARS
LIGHT YEARS


Some advance before their time, they
Shine so bright they seem to blind.

Those who undermine can never see,
Unless they change their frequency
Dull minds, can never...

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Categories: generation, future, wisdom,
Form: Verse