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Best Humanness Poems

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


Premium Member Shadow Puppets
Once, side by side, they walked the moonlit beach
in silence, each alone and incomplete
in detached worlds, joined only by the reach
of tiny, lapping waves upon...

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Categories: humanness, inspiration, love,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Celebarating The Adventure Of Advent: A collaboration with Kai Michael Neumann
Universal elegy grieves and yet embraces shifts of paradigm
New beginnings consciousness initiates comprehends and thus proceeds from
Illusion’s delusion collusions misconceptions in the irritating
Vortex whirlpool immanent...

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Categories: humanness, adventure, community, universe,
Form: Sestina
Incredible India
We are the Indians noted for our humanness and calm nature
With no harshness in our Principles and ideals.
We are open minded, emotional and good natured
Our...

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Categories: humanness, patriotic, integrity, universe,
Form: Epic
The Inner Chamber
THE INNER CHAMBER

Please.  Stop holding back on me.

Like a child standing at the neighborhood ice cream truck, arm outstretched, eyes huge, mouth watering.

I stand...

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Categories: humanness, betrayal, courage, devotion, love, love hurts,
Form: Prose
YES
Not, terry, not
To protest at fraudulence
Not, hesitate, not
To protest at wrongness
Not, fail, not
To protest at terrors-

If needed, hit and get safety
If required, fight and achieve...

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Categories: humanness, passion, , memorial,
Form: Free verse



PLAYING A BRIEF SONG WITH THIS GUITAR
In the warmest of seasons,
when the cheerless moon of a remote town
rises from beyond the fir and maple-covered hills,
in great suspense and silence,
a brief song...

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Categories: humanness, naturesong, song,
Form: Narrative
ALONENESS


Aloneness is different from loneliness
It is an occasion for personal growth
It gives an insight into humanness
And helps us realize our self worth

Being with others continually
Denies...

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Categories: humanness, feelings, growth, happiness, inspirational, loneliness, self,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member Celebrating the Adventure of Advent
Celebrating the Adventure of Advent 

Universal elegy grieves and yet embraces shifts of paradigm
New beginnings consciousness initiates comprehends and thus proceeds from
Illusion’s delusion collusions misconceptions...

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Categories: humanness, appreciation, sometimes, visionary, universe,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member LAVENDER SONG
How was I to know it would be so beautiful.?
Hypnotic and it did hypnotize.
Exotic and pure tranquility
Such a deliciousness to the senses.

My lips yearned for...

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Categories: humanness, beautiful, butterfly,
Form: Free verse
The Screen
A child of maybe 2 was strapped
Into a stroller seat,
Too young to read or understand
An email, text or tweet.

Yet clutched in both her chubby hands
A...

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Categories: humanness, technology,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Joyce K
Joyce K

There is this Lady I know, I thought I knew.
Could I have been so wrong, from my point of view ?
She perceives herself, a...

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Categories: humanness, friend, planet,
Form: Rhyme
redeeming the time for the days are evil
IN THIS GENERATION, THE LEVEL OF EVIL HAS BECOME so RAMPANT that CHRISTIANITY IS ALMOST VACCANT.
IN THIS GENERATION, CHRISTIANITY HAS BECOME A SHADOW, SO SHALLOW...

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Categories: humanness, devotion, faith, hope, inspirational, life, people,
Form: ABC
Pleasant Melancholy
It is symphonic
It is rhythmic
It tells a story,
of love and life,
of pleasure and pain, 
of joy and sadness;
a story of defeat and triumph

It is the...

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Categories: humanness, inspirational, introspection, music, longing,
Form: Ode
My phone
My phone changed me and my world
My phone carries my world
My phone is now my world

Our world is changing because of our phones
Our phones are...

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Categories: humanness, addiction, people, psychological, technology,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Briton Riviere Painting Christ In The Wilderness
Jesus Christ in the wilderness
All alone as the sun rose red
Fighting His battle of humanness
Jesus Christ in the wilderness
To save man~ Christ's devoutness
Although the bloody...

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Categories: humanness, devotion, faith,
Form: ekphrasis
Awakening
For the past thirty seven years, living for me was knowing that I do not know
I have been yearning for what I do not have...

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Categories: humanness, desire, destiny, emotions, freedom, friend, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
MY PROFOUND ADMIRATION FOR MICHELANGELO
My profound admiration for Michelangelo goes
beyond the Renaissance genius that he was;
humanness on humble faces out of norm, 
seeking their Creator with a human form!


I...

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Categories: humanness, art, beauty, courage, faith, spiritual, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Roses and Thorns
                        ...

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Categories: humanness, addiction, angst, bereavement, corruption, dark, death,
Form: ABC
We aborted the Lamb and Cursed it to Hell
We aborted the Christ a long time ago
What with the successive thousands of gentle fetuses strangled.
Stop stop! Why lament? Let not the wind be rankled
By...

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Categories: humanness, death, funeral, hope, life, loss, mystery,
Form: Blank verse
When A Tear Is Shed





God bless the man
who can shed a tear or two
without fear
letting others see who he may be 
exposing  his inner soul 
when his feelings...

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Categories: humanness, introspectiongod, feelings, god,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Autumn Atonement - Continued
How we loved the same
Foods, had the same dreams,
Wanted the same future, longed for the
Same life together, loved the same movies
And songs and books and...

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Categories: humanness, autumn, heartbreak, metaphor, october, sad love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Topaz
(not about me, just a challenge where you are given ten words and have to incorporate 
them into a poem. I used to do many...

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Categories: humanness,
Form: Rhyme
The bell has rung!
As we stand on the threshold of a new era and the passing of the torch from a cloaked 
government and into the hands of...

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Categories: humanness, faithwar, people, cry, people, strength, war,
Form: Verse
Nothing less
Coming into being I lost my nothingness
From sub-consciousness to conscious existence--
      When I was nonexistent and nowhere
   ...

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Categories: humanness, visionary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Just a Little
Just a Little

A little bit of sugar goes a long way in our time.
It melts thick ice to let us know that everything is fine.

With...

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Categories: humanness, care, love,
Form: Couplet