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Best Human Poems

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


Playing Human
Introducing: Nate & Linda

The smile on my lips
is forced and coerced
I pretend to pay attention
give the best possible advice
everyone praises me
I'm so kind, polite and...

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Categories: humanity, humorous, life, pride,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member H Stands For Human Resources

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Categories: human, philosophy,
Form: Shape
Premium Member A Cathartic Weave Of Three

listen,
the whispers
of leaves
turn colour
autumn is here.

now that you are gone
who will wake every morn
to lift the sun
unveil the sky
etch in the clouds
who will paint the...

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Categories: human, break up, celebration, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: human, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Mother Tree
The Mother Tree

I am the mother tree that spawned the seeds of you.
My children, you've grown and branched away from me.
You've married, left home to...

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Categories: human, birth, children, family, grandchild,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member A Tulip Grows Under An Evergreen - Inspired By The Poets At PoetrySoup

A
fine
Parrot Tulip
in vibrant intensities 
with unique undertones
of green acquirable only in a 
few forests. A ruby red swirls within 
its petals beckons awareness of those...

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Categories: human, beautiful, beauty, earth, light,
Form: Shape
Premium Member No thunder without lightning
Lightning rarely strikes without thunder,
causing havoc in gloomy skies.
Humans can't control their plunder,
seeking shelter until the storm dies.

Once, I was your prince - full of...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: human, absence, angst, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No such thing as forever
We all arrive alone naked and vulnerable,
crying our eyes out, not knowing -
this is the first day of the rest of our life.
I guess the...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: human, analogy, death, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hidden Treasures

 *        *    *       *    ...

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Categories: human, art,
Form: Shape
Premium Member The Time Traveler - A Visual Art Poem
POTD 6th Sept 2019

When the dawn kisses the dew on all thing that grow
and that first melancholy thought, ponderous and low
questions any relevant notions to...

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Categories: human, romantic, science fiction,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Pathway to love
As I sit watching fusions of saffron and scarlet hues 
elegantly charm the horizons.
Silently, fluffy lush clouds float by
like a magnetic field drawing me closer,
in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: human, longing, love, , Lullaby,
Form: Prose
The Endless Fight
My sis and I, we made a vow,
to lose our extra weight somehow.
Long months we tried; sometimes we’d cheat.
Jogging! Oh the agony of da feet!

A...

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Categories: human, health,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Casualness Of Casualties

In the intimate interlace of chance and fate, in the ultimate interplay of time and place, and with the consummate checkmate of my human dignity,...

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Categories: human, death, evil, family, fate,
Form: Haibun
WALLPAPER
WALLPAPER

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Paper Thin
Cut down to any size,
Crumble, crop me wrong 
Pull the insulation from my heart.
Never will I be "A Paper Doll!"
Thank you for calling me...

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Categories: human, change, creation, friend, identity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Hero
In a world where hearts ignore compassionate cries.
Acts of kindness become rare, so empathy dies.

As human nature loses the skill to listen,
his mission is to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: human, inspiration, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fifty-Three Shades Of Grey
in the uncoloured tint of another everyday
amongst the spit polished waxed apples
tightly packed in burlap bags
they walked like minded
in their own burly wrap
oblivious to the...

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Categories: human, child, community, conflict, dad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight



Vanished

is the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps 
into 
Afterlife

..my mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
Oh, how...

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Categories: human, angst, animal, death, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BECAUSE I LOVE YOU




I saw the bitter tears of unhappiness
Running down your agonizing face,
Ravaged with pain,

And I became a sponge of compassion
To absorb them.


I heard the howling 
Of...

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Categories: friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse
Tears to Weep
When I lay me down to sleep,
And cry the tears that sinners weep;
To speak the words of a contrite prayer,
And know that someone listens there.

He...

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Categories: human, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hot And Cold Comes The Night

LIST POETRY - A FUTURISTIC INTERPRETATION 


You
must know
I cried yesterday 
and I think I broke the world
so I braided some words into twine
planted some sweet...

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Categories: human, depression, heart, introspection, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I am not Brave
How brave the amaryllis is
emerging naked from the soil,
an umber golden spear to pierce
the heresy of August air.

I am not brave like pilgrim bulbs,
though planted...

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Categories: human, color, flower, metaphor, nature,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Joy Killing Poet
**Back smile/smile Back **

With your heads way up your :]ssa[: 
You will never accomplish the win
I got shots that will protect me from your rabid...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: human, adventure, deep, hate, irony,
Form: Epic
Plethora of Poetry
~STRIP TEASE~     Featuring:) SKAT

Silver Skimpy Ink, String, A POET DESTROYER's bling, bling
Think of me as a human ditty delicious decoration,
Something along...

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Categories: human, addiction, adventure, beauty, passion,
Form: Alliteration
Atlantis
~ATLANTIS~   Featuring:) Kelly Deschler

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Can't be re-written by the Gods
The land and sands of time'
Destroyed by the fire of Poseidon's curse 
Atlantis swallowed by:...

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Categories: human, beautiful, fire, grave, imagination,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Children of a Lesser God
I’m tired of knowing
That because of my race
Because of where I live
Because of my last name
I’m part of the band…
The children of a lesser God

I’m...

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Categories: human, god, uplifting,
Form: Free verse