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Best Hubris Poems

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Premium Member The Price of Free Will
Medicine Hat Appaloosa
Remember free will, too, has been gifted,
with freedom, allied to fate's fickle choice.
Tendered words uttered still, now uplifted, 
God provides each one a...

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Categories: hubris, 6th grade, earth, god, horse, introspection,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Feverish Fear - A Visual Video Poem - in collaboration with Victor Buhagiar
POTD 13 March 2019

Welcome! - We are excited to release our very first Visual Video Poem. 

(I trust you will enjoy the complete production effects...

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Categories: hubris, courage, evil, faith, fear,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Yesterday, I followed her true invisible form
Colors turning a kaleidoscopic deep and warm

A state of mind, that makes reality feel alive
Stabbing moments that teach how...

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Categories: hubris, bullying, conflict, life, universe,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Feverish Fear - In collaboration with Maria Williams
 I thank Maria for our collaboration. 

I recall the hopelessness that I felt
when it brought its dark decline.
Icy fingers of apprehension run the length...

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Categories: hubris, allegory, fear,
Form: Free verse
Will poems to my dull senses rise,
     In plainer garb, or apt disguise?
Can turn of phrase else serve an end,

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Categories: hubris, humor, humorous, poets,
Form: Couplet

Premium Member Senseless
Through the shallows,
Through the depths,
The muck and the mire,
With trembling limbs
I succor the dying,

Strip the layers naked...
A conceit of consciousness
In psychic awareness,
I repute the repudiated

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Categories: hubris, allegory, death, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Poet, No Longer Will I Sup at your Banquet
My eyes were sorely struck when once they perceived
verity in your insightful words. Oh, how they grieved
when you chose to kneel low enough to kiss...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hubris, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member From 'Ancient Greece'
Love of truth
the very light of Greece
A peninsula thrust out
like a bony hand,
‘God-tormented Greece,’
Zeus exclaimed, 
“I shall give man ‘an evil,’ as the price of...

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Categories: hubris, change, mythology, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Icarus Ignited am I
they warned me
against extremes
intensity must not be indulged
"Flying in between
is your safety scene
not too high
not too low
don't look too longingly below
don't fly too close
to the...

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Categories: hubris, analogy, mythology, sensual,
Form: Narrative
Biography (Thesis Statement)
I rose not like flower or like tree
Not like eagle's hubris in the sun
Old skin shed in the divided city
Last clone of a manhood almost...

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Categories: hubris, history, life, philosophylife, me, drug,
Form: Verse
Voyage Plan (for JEW)
Let true love find me to be the ever fixed mark of constant gaze
The spectacle of her thrilling eyes, and she to me the dearest...

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Categories: hubris, dedication, faith, loveme, heart, heart, love,
Form: Verse
The Meaning of Life: Extinction or Transcendence
Since humanity first became a sentient species, aware of time, space and its own mortality, there has been only one question that matters:are we just...

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Categories: hubris, appreciation, atheist, death, god, spiritual, world,
Form: Prose
The Hangman's Whisper
A gathering of whispers travel from breath to breath,
much like trains picking up chattering gossips along its 
route. With breath held, they stand and wait...

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Categories: hubris, obituary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Summer of '67
My canopy of early summer sounds
in 1967
was as intimate as adolescent knowledge
might ever become.

My sixteenth summer
sweetly smiled with driver's permit,
my first job,
economic promise while the...

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Categories: hubris, culture, growing up, health, history, integrity,
Form: Political Verse
Love Jesus and Keep Stealing and Hating
We accept the GREAT Grace of Jesus, works of pure love
So we get eternity and so much else

Does it mean we defend those who steal...

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© Anil Deo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hubris, allusion, america, anger, child abuse, christian,
Form: Verse
Premium Member My Adorable Cat
Do you think I don't know you after all these years,
Sitting so quietly as if listening with raised ears?
Am I supposed to pick you up...

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Categories: hubris, cat, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In 2118
In the Great War’s aftermath a handful survived,
though seven billion had perished.
Time to excavate a country’s history arrived
and much speculation had been nourished.
Survivors sought signs...

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Categories: hubris, faith, history,
Form: Quintain (English)

Furious Zorbas*

Nature's Nemesis arrived

Hubris' aftermath !

© Demetrios Trifiatis
      01 October 2018


*"Zorbas" is the name given to a cyclone that appeared...

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Categories: hubris, environment, nature, people,
Form: Haiku

There I go…watching a young girl across my garden,
her body language exposing both pleasure  and piety—
soil   roots tended  with naturalness amidst...

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Categories: hubris, change, character,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Why of Goodbye
Hidden dreams silently fall

upon the window pane of love's antiquity

where I find your face,  drifting in an out of view

until I leave...with my delirium...

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Categories: hubris, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Poetry on trial
Poetry on trial?

I’m going to indict poetry, for infecting my soul
Does it serve any purpose, or has it lost control 
This may seem quiet strange,...

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Categories: hubris, allegory, confusion, depression, emotions, how i
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Two Wrongs Worth a Right
Today, our first “All About Me” History class begins
when we comprehend every day and night
co-arises with “All About We”
bicamerally encultured
and regenetically reiterated
in and through,
by and...

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Categories: hubris, culture, earth, humor, integrity, philosophy, political,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Patriotic for Planet Earth
What is patriotism?

Pride of and for national, and maybe cultural, superiority.

What is nationalism?

Usually positive values,
but I guess nationalism could also include negative evaluations,
for national autonomous...

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Categories: hubris, beauty, culture, growth, happiness, health, prejudice,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member NETTE ONCLAUD

I can feel her stirring once again,
through gloss of morning and fog of twilight
echoing out a new adventure’s call
while the nomadic tempo beats;
a fine instinct's...

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Categories: hubris, adventure, life, self,
Form: Bio
Premium Member The Dilettante Diaries: The Divine Feminine - A Tale of Seduction
“But I, being poor, have only my dreams; I have spread my dreams under your feet;Tread softly because you tread on my dreams.”
–“He Wishes for...

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Categories: hubris, friendship, fun, happiness, journey, love, romance,
Form: Romanticism