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Best Hubristic Poems

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Hubristic Power
Inscrutable torrents of history shall crush
   him who ignores the lessons in his greedy rush,
      his rabid obsession...

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Categories: hubristic, people, philosophy, social, death, death,
Form: Rhyme

Is this world made only for males?
Even History talks about 'His' Story only,
But I am the creator,
The creator should rule her creations,
I am the Master...

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Categories: hubristic, women, , memorial,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE OW NETWORK

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Categories: hubristic, black african american, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Comin' Through
Comin’ Through

They stand there
monuments to stupidity
blocking progress,
denying access
or egress
to the doorways
checkout lines
coffee pots
of life

totally enamored of themselves -
the urgency of their idle chit-chat.


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Categories: hubristic, people, rude,
Form: Free verse
Humbling Pride
What need have we of arches?
What need have we of domes?
What need have we of Churches?
What need have we of Romes?

Let's look beyond our crippling...

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Categories: hubristic, faith, inspirational, nature, visionary, beauty, beauty,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Message For Whites
You're bracing for 
the hubristic lecture
it's not here

The crux:
unvarnished understanding
of how blacks see
their outlook for life

Only narrow options:
they can give in, go through
or go around...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hubristic, discrimination, drug, forgiveness, judgement, love, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
Embellish My Day

Embellish My Day

Embellish my day into a full life worthy to be lived in your presence. 
Erase my nonchalance and hubristic thoughts before the fiery...

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Categories: hubristic, depressionlife, me,
Form: Narrative
It's about time we talk of ruins.
So, let us talk, for you never know,
How long ears of hope will remain receptive.

Your lips are missing, and...

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Categories: hubristic, age, allegory, allusion, angel, anger, angst,
Form: ABC
Not Really Lonely
Around me loom awesome skyscrapers 
   that slice the skyline into smoggy 
      strips of vertical horizons.

Closing in...

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Categories: hubristic, introspection, nature, nostalgia, places, me,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Sisyphus

He rolled the boulder with his burdened shoulder up that treacherous summit
Tricked in hubristic self-righteousness again and again he thought he had done it


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Categories: hubristic, peace,
Form: Verse
Holy Ground
At night, I often roam around
the so-called shady side of town.
As I blend in, the people flow
in places decent folk don't go.
I've come to know...

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Categories: hubristic, social,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member How Absurd It Seemed
How Absurd it Seemed

Ah, those memories, so well refined, reworked, revised to meet the failings of memory – or the shame of remembrance.  Tinged...

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Categories: hubristic, confusion, family, life,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Thus
like snow,
cold ashes fall
charred history’s
hubristic gales
truth’s torment
tucked into howling
acquiescent innocence.

Empty men
line the banks
fishless rivers
sit idle
barbless hooks
impugn the air
ivy strangled
rowboats sigh

With age color fades
into the weariness

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Categories: hubristic, age, america, life, youth,
Form: Free verse
The collapse 

They built an edifice
On a shining hill and
A sandcastle
Here the truth was
Spoken hubristic 
One can say
However, they believed in 
In the illusion
A man...

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Categories: hubristic, age, blue, corruption, courage,
Form: Blank verse