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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 The Sham Of My Humanity

Evergreen flavored mantras
did nothing to purge bitter bile from my lips
nor slake the smoldering thirst for a Rosary remedy.
Tick-tock petals unfurled one by one
as your...

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Categories: anger, grief, heartbreak, humanity,
Form: Free verse



Dear Humanity:
Dear Humanity:

You know I love you, right?
Stop calling me Mother Nature!
I hate that!
Genderless am I…
Oh, yeah, I get the ‘bring life forth’ bit,
creator of new...

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Categories: corruption, earth, humanity, pollution,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member 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 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,
Form: Free verse
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: humanity, art, conflict, death, history,
Form: 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 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 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 hands of peace
in harmony...

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Categories: forgiveness, freedom, growth, humanity,
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
Childhood


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

    bombs
  ...

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Categories: humanity,
Form: Concrete
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,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member There is a Star with my Name on it
Come walk with me,
for the path cares not,
the age of your feet.

Look at the butterflies on petals,
their silence does not care,
the language you speak.

Listen to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: discrimination, humanity, inspiration, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dear Gustav
Oh ...

Gustav, how you pique the senses
          Captured passion's plural tenses

Lovers twined in percale folds
 ...

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Categories: art, beauty, history, humanity,
Form: Ekphrasis
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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member What Might They Find There
What might you find there
down deep in my soul
Within the darkness
of that expansive hole
Will there be substance 
Will there be diamonds or coal
Step down the...

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Categories: angst, conflict, desire, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ugly Gray Rock
An ugly gray rock, so I kicked it along,
     Musing on memories, humming a song.

Jagged and rough, I gave it no...

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Categories: beauty, humanity, metaphor, nature,
Form: Couplet
My Allegiance I Vow
To my terra of roots
my allegiance I vow
I wallow in your fruits
and to your flag I bow.

Dream not till wake of dawn
beaming sun light I...

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Categories: humanity, africa, art, blessing, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Can You Imagine
Can You Imagine

In Our Planet

If one fine day..
All trees are given a chance to speak-
What will they speak to us?:
'What have you EGOISTIC humans 
Caused...

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Categories: humanity, imagination, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Eve's drop, or not to Eavesdrop
Forbidden fruit they had eaten
   At the bidding of the snake
New ashamed that they were naked
   They had to cover up,...

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Categories: god, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Why A Poem Is More Than Ink On A Page
Why A Poem Is More Than Ink On A Page

Why a poem is more than ink on a page
its heart, soul and sweet treasure at...

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Categories: appreciation, art, humanity, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Everyday is Beautiful
Everyday is beautiful, son,
and no that's not being optimistic.
You're here - you're alive - with one more day on your plate.
That's just being realistic.

Tuesdays are...

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Categories: humanity, appreciation, cheer up, children,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member That Was a Human
Allow me to be disgusted at the jest
and your halfway happy surprise at the end result
of the missile timed precisely:

Did he just splatter?

And allow me...

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Categories: humanity, abuse, angst, bereavement, corruption,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Temptation Itches On All Living Things
Temptation Itches On All Living Things

Temptation itches on all living things
often nobody knows just how it stings,
not the icky-glues in its sticky pastes
nor the rotten...

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Categories: art, conflict, deep, humanity,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Bit Of Truth And Wisdom, Found In Old Age
Bit Of Truth And Wisdom, Found In Old Age

At that age wisdom says life is a joke
consider blindness of other poor folk.
Stop to ponder why...

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Categories: encouraging, family, humanity, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member I Do Not Exist
I have been erased
no face
no name
Silence invades

I speak yet have no voice
no soul
no heart
Darkness I embrace

Invisible to the mirror
Into society I peer
no one sees
what does...

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Categories: allusion, angst, destiny, humanity,
Form: Free verse