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Best Genetic Poems

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

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: genetic, death, deep, endurance, farewell,
Form: Rhyme

For many

Long years

I’ve lived

In your



Your eyes

Cannot hide

Your lies


Pure deception -

now rejection


I take my






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Categories: genetic, conflict, dark, deep, family,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The God Machine
I really have outdone myself this time!
My ‘God Machine’ is finally in place!
I’ll never have to fret about a rhyme,
Or stop for a red light...

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Categories: genetic, god, humor, judgement, planet,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Afflictions feel like Inflictions

I once was fast and so athletic. Bad afflictions? I had none.
Measles, mumps (the normal things). Youth was so much fun.

Then came my childbearing early...

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Categories: genetic, body,
Form: Couplet

Although I am pink, don’t ever think
That this filly is just frilly and silly,
For I am a thorough bred filly...

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Categories: genetic, horse,
Form: Free verse

Dandelions and Roses
Of Dandelions and Roses

Among the bricks and stones
dandelions persist, finding
any smallest egress to pop 

My Irish Grammie called me
her "Rose so sweet"
Truth is - I...

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Categories: genetic, writing,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member A Penny for Your Thoughts
Inspired by the following quote:  "Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be...

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Categories: genetic, angst, confusion,
Form: Sonnet
Canvas of Catastrophe

Canvas of Catastrophe

An outcast portait of society
Public opinion timidly restrained
Descriptive world of psychotic anarchy
Borderline genius, brilliantly insane

Artificial imagined ancient discovery
Sacrificed human, silenced little lamb
Red drifted...

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Categories: genetic, america, change, conflict, corruption,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Kneaded Life
I’ve watched him whither. He came to me a decade ago, stooped in pain. The fine-boned features of his face and the clarity of his...

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Categories: genetic, age, dream, love,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The Skeletons And Songs Of Samsara - 1
The skeletons and songs of samsara eternal
fleshed, fattened and flamed in karmic harmony,
your heart begins to beat in dark plethora roll
an in utero thunder thumps...

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Categories: genetic, birth, death, life,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Farming as a terrorist act
Going on down to the demos today
the last farmer has been put away.
They shot him down
just outside of town.
Police found him in his own cornfield,

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Categories: genetic, allegory, funny, on work
Form: Rhyme
In pleasantries, orchestrated on our screens,
We live the lives of many men and women,
As if sex could be! We grow, composed of well-cooked pablum
Eaten between...

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Categories: genetic, philosophy, political, science fiction,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A weak state of affairs
The people of the state oppressed 
should have a referdum by rights 
God given unto them by speech 
words draws the sword 
To back anything...

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Categories: genetic, betrayal, conflict, earth day,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Embryonic Time Travelers
Time travel has always fascinated man
Could UFOs be steered by human hands
Consider this premise before you say no
So called “grays” resemble human embryos

Evolution proceeds, gene...

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Categories: genetic, science, visionaryautumn, may,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Phenomenal Transient World

"The Phenomenal Transient World"

I had a thought
it came 
from Me

that internal Me
the Me, that Is,
I Am 

It traversed a 
world outwards
from inside

like the rings
recorded in...

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Categories: genetic, freedom, i am, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Father
A tradesman’s son and temple secrets die
in sixty nine years, never knowing why.

Contempt delivered their first child perfect,
your childhood gauntlet galvanized neglect.

A mother’s son and...

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Categories: genetic, bible, childhood, christian, faith,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Chest tight
no light
cant fight
a blight

Tears threten to spill
I promise not to kill
I beg for you to fill
just please wait untill

I crave the past,
tears under the...

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Categories: genetic, absence, depression, hurt, i
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Fragile People
Each one a universe unmapped
beneath a frail façade of skin,
a globe, where the value hides,
not on the surface, but within.
Sometimes glimpses are discerned 
on the...

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Categories: genetic, emotions, people,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sick Thoughts
I wondered if owls became depressed
And if they ever cry
Then instead of saying who
They just wondered why

If a man pulls pickles from a jar 

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Categories: genetic, funny,
Form: Rhyme
Today I Wrote Poetry
There is a certain misery
That comes with daily routine

the memory
Of a life

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Categories: genetic, happiness, society, solitude,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Born to Woe

More and more now, discomfort has become my constant company. I do not like it! Then I think of others who are cursed with conditions...

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Categories: genetic, pain,
Form: Haibun
Post revelation discerning
( after Sachida's after the war)

There will be war, in fact, there have always been wars,
and will continue.
Wars satisfy us.
Our nasty muscles move in festive...

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Categories: genetic, 4th grade, addiction, age,
Form: I do not know?
Why Men Are Called Groom And Women Bride

Hullabaloo and cacophony etched in your Union,
Soliloquies to break up with your said-protagonist of a spouse,
You forgot your...

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Categories: genetic, 1st grade, for her,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Epidermal Evidence

It’s skin deep evident,
being black is an inherent crime

It doesn’t matter whether we
stand our ground,
or be siren subservient — 
Hands in the air, 
knees bent


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Categories: genetic, grief, perspective, truth, violence,
Form: Elegy
No More
I was born a female
You were born a male
None of us had a say in the matter of our birth
Neither did we chose from what...

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Categories: genetic, culture,
Form: Rhyme