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Best Humanities Poems

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


Premium Member Desire LOVE Romance
All lovely words
when understood

All so misconstrued
silence envelopes our delusions

Desire, we lust the attention
at the forfeit of philosophy

Love, we crave at Kings expense
	at times
		Sacrificing those whom...

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Categories: humanities, art, heart, lost love, love, muse,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Motherland
Motherland…

I am a desert, barren and hot.
   Hoping for the rain, which I forgot.
Once I was green golden and bright.
   Nightingales...

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Categories: humanities, emotions, feelings, longing, peace, tribute,
Form: Masnavi
Premium Member THE PRINCE OF PURPLE
Beneath the opal white moon, the crying doves shed their precious tears,
Causing the purple rain to fall, melting at the lavender notes of musical dreams,
Camelot’s...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanities, imagery, imagination, inspirational, international, music, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hearts and Solitaire
The deck of cards
Flies away in the wind
Leaving those alone
Playing solitaire

I see the pain written on faces
I feel humanities disgraces
I can not play this lonely...

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Categories: humanities, angst, humanity, loneliness, philosophy, voice,
Form: Verse
L*O*V*E*
As I watch her from across the open squares way ~

Beneath this black and white zebrad umbrellas, curtain and stage....

Navigating, throughout the hurried animated crowds

While...

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Categories: humanities, love
Form: I do not know?



Lemmings to a Cliff
Instincts stored from antiquity
Leather bound books; library in the mind
Beautiful tragic collections and revisions
The conundrum of neurology; conflict presides

Endowed with supreme cognition
Cursed, condemned by the...

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Categories: humanities, allegory, analogy, anxiety, conflict, deep, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Shoe Collection
My Shoe Collection


Shoes

Nice if you have them

Shoes

There is love
There is happiness
When the next path of your journey
You take with shoes on your feet


Shoes

I am coming...

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Categories: humanities, hilarious, imagination, irony, journey, metaphor, silly,
Form: Free verse
Moon bridge
The moon so bold seems cold
with a halo of midnight glow
I sit mesmerized as the night grows old.

I bleed still, even after all these years
and...

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Categories: humanities, absence, analogy, cry, december, grief, how
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BLACK WATER
Smooth as ebony silk, black aquatic waves the melting
Essence of liquid evil, stirring this lake placid of our
Eternal nightmares, deadened space in the fathoms
Deep, beneath...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanities, anxiety, dark, fear, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE DOLPHIN
Beneath the illumination of the elliptical moon,
Within the cove of diamond bay, waves gently sway
Back and forth, under the oceans clarity of the big blue,
As...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanities, animal, beauty, imagery, inspirational, nature, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT

Given are we the name of the vampire, creatures of the forbidden,
Driven to live forever within the shadows, or die
Beneath a wooden steak, through our...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanities, halloween, history, holiday, horror, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Sonnet for Science
Science, you’re a cool, efficient fellow.
Your counterpart, Humanities, is free
to simply feel, while you, with need to KNOW,
stir brightest minds with curiosity!

You show us God-like...

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Categories: humanities, science, universe,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Angel Tears
Year after year
Torrential rains, fall
Winds rip apart humanities dreams
We are flooded and ask why?

The angels cry
For all of us
We are inundated with their tears
As they...

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Categories: humanities, angel,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Into your Hideout
Into your Hideout


The ruins of my mind
The bombed out places so so unkind
Lost you in the haze of hells fire
Bombs making humanity expire

I have dreams...

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Categories: humanities, life, music, sad love, war, women,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MUSTANGS
MUSTANGS

The ground shudders, and shakes,
 Under pounding hooves.
 Echoing against canyon walls.
Fast and furious wild hearts beat,
Keeping equal pace, with the prairies,
 Wide divide.
From within...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanities, adventure, america, animal, freedom, imagery, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BROKEN WINGS UNSHEATHED
 

Resurrections lone fallen spiritual being, kneeling within the darkness of mine
Own tormented soul, broken, fractured at fetters ivory appendages, a flightless
Angelic Dark winged angel...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanities, angel, beauty, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sound of Music
The Sound of Music

Music
Eight little notes
Strung upon the lines
Pages of magical dancing combinations

Eight little notes
Opening the doors of humanities soul
Mathematical rhythms in colors you see
Keeping...

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Categories: humanities, music,
Form: Verse
Premium Member THE GRAVEYARD OF SHIPS
Beneath the fathom’s deep, in wreckage’s graveyard
Of the forgotten, here the broken bones of ships lie still,
Covered in a forest of seaweeds greenery.
Corrosion steel hauls...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanities, hero, history, imagery, imagination, inspirational, international,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Old Masks
They never change
These vassals of venom
If only their cups could hold love
Instead of water
Then gardens could bloom in valleys and deserts
As the seeds of love...

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Categories: humanities, art, bible, cancer, dark, death, dream,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE FALLEN ANGEL
A far away rumbling draws near,
An eerie calm, ensues all things,
Remain still. 
Silence reigns, nature holds,
It's breath,
Carried upon shifting winds
Hear soft whispers calling, beware.
Heavens valets...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanities, angel, beautiful, faith, imagination, inspirational, international,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Rush...
Through the opened orifice
of humanities consciousness,
the whirling, whirring, rush of rain;
tumults round the asphalts plane.

Spritzing, spreading, shrieking, zing…
the staccato sounds of wet spring;
the tinkling chimes,...

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Categories: humanities, nature
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Touch-Monday
My
eyes are 
sorely touched
with the harsh flash
of puce and pink-red
exhaust fumes leak lazy 
from the line of matchbox cars
clogging humanities sewers
lungs gasp   at...

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Categories: humanities, angst, life
Form: Verse
L*O*V*E*
As I watch her from across the open squares way ~

Beneath this black and white zebrad umbrellas, curtain and stage....

Navigating, throughout the hurried animated crowds

While...

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Categories: humanities, friendship, life, love, time
Form: I do not know?
Push on through
Push on through


The world is a scary place and there is nowhere left to hide;
The nightmares are hunting us down and they are crawling inside.
Run...

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© Aa Harvey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanities, beautiful, life, love, morning, night, prison,
Form: I do not know?
ROCKY
each of us is naked inside our clothes left as a tender rose as you suppose
an untimely gift so you get my drift in a...

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Categories: humanities, appreciation, art, rap,
Form: Free verse