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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

Premium Member Humanity Keeps Bleeding
“Only the dead have seen the end of war.”

Politicians keep lying
Hate keeps breeding
Jets keep firing
Babies keep dying
Mothers keep crying
Homes keep tumbling
Hope keeps crumbling
Time keeps ticking

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humanity, introspection, war,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member A Poetry Collection

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

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Categories: art, guitar, humanity, introspection,
Form: Free verse
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 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

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 

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Categories: friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free 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 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 Childhood
    It's  a very important box
    one we will be passing on.


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Categories: humanity,
Form: Concrete
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 Just a Tree - a Requiem
Someone who knows
Said You were an old ancient Tree,
But at the time, it didn’t really matter, 
Or seem important to me.
I knew You only for...

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Categories: conflict, earth, heartbroken, humanity,
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
Retired Souls In Rhyme Confide
I fear as I drip my word
Teardrops would be overheard
No verse shall set its rhythm or whine
I dread my anguish is seen as I rhyme

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Categories: humanity, deep, faith, how i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Butcher Came
The butcher came for the sheep

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Categories: humanity, angst, bullying, conflict, courage,
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,
Form: Free verse
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 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 

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Categories: humanity, imagination, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Saw the Great and Mighty Wave
I Saw The Great And Mighty Wave

I saw the great and mighty wave
As it came,
The emerald glistening of its heart,
A chasing spasm under blue-lit sky

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Categories: art, deep, emotions, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
Remember To Mind Your Reason
In the darkest of times 
be the light of a candle 
but the harshest of crimes 
to let melt your candle 

Give, unmindful of a...

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Categories: humanity, art, care, caregiving, feelings,
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 A Sonnet For Compassion
What words did you use to make someone smile?
Did you reach out to change a stranger’s day?
The smallest gesture makes it all worthwhile,
an act of...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, humanity, judgement,
Form: Sonnet
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 Man's Enduring Gift
To till an arid desert
  and make it bloom
To fashion with two hands
  a palace of rooms

To drain a swamp 

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Categories: creation, humanity, power,
Form: Rhyme