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Best Humanity Poems

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


Premium Member Humanity
If we don’t feel with our hearts, we don’t belong
If we don’t see as one, the world is wrong
Beyond the wars and the hate and...

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Categories: humanity, life, peoplechild, lost, child, lost, cancer,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member Humanity
Shadow not over the words of love
Love is a language known only to the heart
Hear it in the wind and the birds above
Paint it on...

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© White Wolf  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanity, art, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Four Elements in Nature and Humanity
Fire catches fast, then sweeps through grass and trees.
The lion of the elements, it roars,
and burning hot, displays its awesome might.
Fire signs are one of...

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Categories: humanity, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Poetry Collection

Hourglass

Sand falls
Through the glass
Love falls
Within the past
Memories dance
They never last
Head in my hands
As I stare overhead
At the hourglass


Falling Down Stairs

Stairs broken
Wheels unspoken
I fell
Grasping for air
Are...

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Categories: art, guitar, humanity, introspection, longing, music,
Form: Free verse
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, slam, society,
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
Even...

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Categories: humanity, angst, body, conflict, freedom, growth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanity, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The World Needs Poetry
You ask, “Why DOES the world need poetry?”
           And I say...

Its writing is my sanity,
...

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Categories: humanity, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ONLY EVER WITH YOU
O N L Y   E V E R    W I T H   Y O U

Only ever with you,...

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Categories: humanity, inspiration, life, love, relationship, romance, soulmate,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf
American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf

Thirsty for red moon, its sacred beams and eternal pull
howling-out to speak to this dark and blind world, without...

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Categories: art, conflict, death, history, humanity, truth,
Form: 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
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: humanity, analogy, garden, growth, happiness, philosophy, trust,
Form: Light Verse
A Little Kindness Never Hurts
Sit with me.
Sit with me, ragged feral,
do not be afraid,
fight for no space uncertain,
you will be soothed, you will be safe,
you only need sit with...

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Categories: humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Like Cleansing Rain
Such contemplating that the poets do.
They sing of God, our spirits to renew.

With Mother Nature often they’re in tune
And offer up their verse to sun...

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Categories: humanity, poets,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member No limit to how long we grieve
when you let go of my hand
you let go of my heart

as I stumbled and crumbled
life seemed to have paused
silent screams
raged inside

but I was just...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanity, absence, lost love, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shackles of love
Shackles of cynicism have displaced your heart,
the love that once transcended time is no more.

No wordsmith can bring beauty to an invisible emotion,
lost in translation...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanity, analogy, love,
Form: Free verse
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 
in...

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


    It's  a very important box
    one we will be passing on.





    bombs
  ...

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Categories: humanity,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member He Touched Me
Do you know what it is like to be an untouchable?
To be so filthy and disgusting
That people shrink away from you
Do you know how it...

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Categories: humanity, miracle,
Form: Free verse
Hope
You see hope when two kids share marbles between a volatile border.


Date: 16/06/2017...

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Categories: children, conflict, future, humanity, innocence, life,
Form: Monoku
kaleidoscope
through a tiny lens
held firmly with hands
eyes gaze in awe..

with a simple twist
colours explode harmoniously
bright, sparkling,blinding..

the colours are stunning
so vivid, so alive
with truth as in...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanity, faith, hope, imagination, inspirational, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Teardrop
I
ask
you to
mind our
earth, heed
our existence
upon it, care for
 our lives and all that
will occur if we cannot
consider beyond ourselves, 
if we are guided by uncertainty,
when...

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Categories: humanity, abuse, death, earth, life,
Form: Concrete
The Flower -part one-
“A Flowers Wilt”	

Witness the small existence 
that abides the beauty of-----------
Freelancers all around,
Just to get a good look.

A baneful abrasion, the flower took
It captivates you...

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Categories: humanity, art, beauty, birth, care, flower, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why I Walk
I walk and walk, without talking to anyone,
I walk here and there, to avoid their stares, 
their scowls, their “poor lady” pity -
Do they know...

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Categories: abuse, fear, humanity, pain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Door to Nowhere
Door to Nowhere


Royalty have Chateau’s
With moats and drawbridges

Artists have colors
Paints and brushes and dreams

The poor have soup
And Marie's gateau’s

The lonely have open doors
To nowhere

I let...

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Categories: allegory, french, humanity, philosophy, poets,
Form: Free verse