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Best Growth Poems

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

Premium Member Big Girls do Cry
They expected her to be the jolly fun one.
The one   w e a r i n g   a smile on her...

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Categories: courage, freedom, growth, moving on,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Pretty Shoes and Cracked Feet
Once I'm gone 
I'll only be remembered a small while
I'm a tiny tick on a large dial
The words I breathe will stretch about a mile

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Categories: angst, body, conflict, freedom, growth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Library of Trust and Hope
The Library of Trust and Hope
The Bank of Trust and Hope

(Cant decide on title, so feel free to pick or suggest one)

She was all but...

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Categories: analogy, garden, growth, happiness, philosophy, trust,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Awakening
POTD 5th Feb 18

Dedicated to Ken, a good friend of mine who had to give up a brilliant ballet, ballroom dancing and stage career when...

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Categories: dance, growth, journey, lost love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Gifts Of The Fourth Chakra

Wild spirit - 
I cherished you tender 
within my halo of prana
careful not to hurt you
as I worked to set you free
using peaceful hands 

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Categories: forgiveness, freedom, growth, humanity, inspiration, love,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Dancing With Mom
When I was just a wee one, my mom taught me to dance,
          To start, I...

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Categories: growth, analogy, dance, joy, life, love, mother
Form: Couplet
Little Fire
I witness you fading away,
The winds blow frantically
They are against us, as all are

Little fire, rise in my cupped hands
Be it my life I shield...

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Categories: courage, death, fire, growth, life, storm,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Never Enough

Why does the voiceless canary stare so bleakly?
Why do the sullen grey clouds desert a sombre sky?
As the ugly black smog blots out the valiant...

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Categories: growth, environment, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Know yourself
I wonder from all the seasons,
which one is me?

How do nature's elements
define my identity?

When clouds reflect judgement,
it does not matter what they think,
I do not...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: growth, analogy, seasons, spiritual,
Form: Prose Poetry
On My Mother Passing


i wanted to keep my mother physically with me
but it would be like trying to hold the sun
like in life she still...

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Categories: growth, cheer up, mother, mother son,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Starlit Diva
My mind has wings and wants to fly
into galaxies where stars streak.
Aloft on whispers and a sigh
a hint of stardust on my cheek.

Into galaxies where...

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Categories: freedom, growth, imagery, journey, muse,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Soul Factory
Soul Factory

to the Soul Factory
We have cool souls,
sophisticated souls,
luxury and economy.
Choice is a matter,
of who you want to be.

Yes we ship souls,
to many exotic...

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Categories: art, conflict, growth,
Form: Free verse
One World
Love is not a color,
No hue, neither a race.
All of our blood is the same, 
That runs deep within our veins.

If we could lift up...

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Categories: growth, america, for her, for him, friend,
Form: Rhyme
The Eternal Tree
I am Alive    Forever and always         Essence       ...

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Categories: growth, life, mother, nature, sea, seasons, time,
Form: Concrete
The Late Blooming Iris
Lately I have paused, pondering death
But I'm not fit for it's journey yet.

It's not that I loathe meeting death's kind
It will be, for me, an...

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Categories: appreciation, blessing, butterfly, change, courage, growth,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Tiny white pearls
Out in the freezing rain
Hesitates gray morning 
Between winter's end and
Spring's early intentions.

Leafless barren trees
Lining up on my street
Glitter sluggishly
Tiny frozen droplets
Hanging from twigs and...

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Categories: growth, nature, rain, sunshine,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In scarlet dawn
If I have the time, I’ll wait eons, to greet you in scarlet dawn
As you marvel its vermillion garb embossing marigold arc
Emanating golden sparks, piercing...

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Categories: growth, imagery, love, nature,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Characterization
Our two party system isn’t working
Plastic figures, disaster lurking
Conservative or liberal isn’t the call
It’s the ultra rich against us all
For the people is what it’s...

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Categories: growth, political
Form: Couplet
emerald green growth
dresses the rocks and pebbles
natural velvet

101 poems in a row Contest #18 
Sponsored by PD Linda:-)

5th April 2015

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Categories: growth, beauty, nature,
Form: Haiku

If I had only one gift
I'd give it to you
In hopes, you pass it along
With a Smile


Sharing is Caring
The True Meaning :)


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Categories: blessing, cheer up, growth, holiday, peace,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Soaring Hawk - A Haiku Series
Soaring Hawk poised high
Back drop a deep sapphire sky 
Winds in attendance

Mighty wings unfold
Caressing the Wind Spirits
They lift and support

Circling Hawk perceives
Rainbow circle on a...

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Categories: growth, beach, beauty, bird, flower, nature, rainbow,
Form: Haiku
Call it love
The night it is barren
from inland to the sea
but I am the one who loves you
you are not alone.

Tonight the sky is empty
stars fall in...

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Categories: beautiful, devotion, growth, love, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Florida Keys Please
No litter, no rules, no society scent,
just peninsula pure soul content, ideally lent.
Awed and wowed with arms stretched wide,
I stand on Key’s narrow road, on...

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Categories: growth, appreciation, beauty, ocean, sea, senses, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When Tomorrow Dawns

Two gardens meet in the mist
Both gardens sublime in beauty
One called, the past
And one called, the future
And I . . . 

Climbed the lichen...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: growth, garden, life,
Form: Verse
our colour of yellow
The lake was still sleeping
a light mist rose above,
a weathered dock could be seen,
its aged wood; full of memories.

The air crisp, breeze light,
trees majestic; watching...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: growth, happiness, inspirational, love, me, nature, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse