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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 Nicholas, My Boy
The joy of birth, the growing up,
leads us to adore our lovely babies.
But not, alas, without the toils of life.
For we experience lack of sleep,

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Categories: genetic, baby, grandchild, love,
Form: Free verse

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
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 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
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 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 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
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 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
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 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
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
At a Loss

The mental frames of the past were empty,
as were all thoughts of any permanence
Feelings of substance crushed into nothingness 
by the grind of time
Aimless wandering...

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Categories: genetic, allusion, confusion, dark, perspective,
Form: Free verse
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?
Premium Member Homozygotica
An inbred man, an inbred man, 
an inbred man is he,
with lips as thin as fruitbat skin
beneath his nostrils three.
An inbred man - his face...

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Categories: genetic, child, family, fun, funny,
Form: Rhyme
We take it for granted.
What we've all been handed.
This wonderful opportunity that is...


And when we finally notice
we take it all in with no focus
spinning in...

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Categories: genetic, identity, life, science, slam,
Form: Verse
I belong to no one else.
I am my own— hardly,
A blinking aggregate of macromolecules
Staring down from the edge of a black hole
That they tell me...

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© Jessica VH  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: genetic, philosophy, religion, science, self,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ZOMBIE SHARK
On 11-28-2015, Hurricane Ben, slammed off the shores of Sydney Australia,
Its tremendous waves beaching the second largest shark in the world today,
Colossus, killing him on...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: genetic, adventure, fantasy, halloween, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Percussion Of Perfection -
There is a beat to the world,
it burns and bites, it can calm & comfort,
it will arouse and it will anger, it is a romantic...

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Categories: genetic, life, nature, life, nature,
Form: Didactic