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Best Humbling Poems

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


Premium Member HUMBLING FIRMAMENT
Between heaven and earth is so much more
You and I are for instance, but before
We were, there was and forever will be
The imprint of who...

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Categories: humbling, appreciation, love, sea, stars, world,
Form: Couplet



Humbling Self
 Removing the sharpness
 of doubts corners
 Rounding off the edges
 of borrowed defeats 
 No room for either
 at this table of peace

 Examining...

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Categories: humbling, inspiration, introspection, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Dear Lucifer
I cannot compete with something as painstakingly glorious as you
Envy is but a humbling tumble down a steep, rocky hill
I am crushed in your fits...

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Categories: humbling, absence, analogy, character, corruption, creation, dark,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Lingering Of Longing And Life


'Neath nocturnal bloom
the essence of self
dwindles in a pillowed horizon
twilight dies a whisper -
your voice in my ear…

the pale goddess rises
mothering angel’s tears
tending till dawn...

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Categories: humbling, appreciation, beauty, life, longing, love, night,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Joan of Arc
The Medieval era
was filled with wars and strife
between the French and English
at cost of limb and life.

The French became disheartened;
their victories were rare,
a humbling situation
which...

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Categories: humbling, hero, war,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member Halloween Diamond
Bones
Pale, chalky
Hating, stalking, gripping
Skull, skeleton, Jack-O-Lantern, candle
Humbling, pleasing, comforting
Orange, hollow
Pumpkin

Russell Sivey
...

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Categories: humbling, holiday, life,
Form: Diamante
Premium Member Snoopy, The Red Baron, and Dragon
Dragon fell asleep at his nappy time, and his dreams were so sublime.
He’d just heard the song, ‘Snoopy Vs The Red Baron’, one more time.
That...

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Categories: humbling, appreciation, courage, dedication, devotion, freedom, inspiration,
Form: Light Verse
Love To Me
Some time between the moment I met him, and now,
I discovered not what love means, but what it means to me.
I learned it is not...

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Categories: humbling, dedication, devotion, friendship, girlfriend-boyfriend, happiness, love,
Form: Rhyme
The Monster's Soliloquy
I am not dreaming, certainly. .
Not even dreams of the purest happiness 
Contain that of which makes up this precious being. . .
How softly she...

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Categories: humbling, beautiful, dedication, identity, light, passion, sad
Form: Dramatic monologue
THE ROAD TO DEMASKIS (A DAMASCUS ODE TO R.E.D)
Once upon a time, R.E.D walked down a road of rhymes,
Then took a turn towards the "POET," who was well within his prime.
This POET had...

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Categories: humbling, on writing and wordswords, light, light,
Form: Rhyme
Goodbye Marybeth
Marybeth, my little sister, the baby of the family.
A wild blonde, just like her mom, 
She had to have her candy!
From weed to perks, triple...

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Categories: humbling, faith, family, satire, sisterpain, time, children,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Here Be Keys
Sabers of the light…calm and friendly in showing appreciation…exuberant energy to burn…New powerful self-defense…Energetic straight forward shooter…Logically love applies knowledge…inventive soft gently touch…Good physical desires…honest....

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Categories: humbling, faith, inspiration, true love, universe, visionary,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A Diamond Head Sunrise

A predawn hike with flashlights to the top of


Diamond Head, a little less than a mile

In and out of lava formation to

An elevation of about...

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Categories: humbling, addiction, adventure, beautiful, color, freedom, mountains,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member A Brand New Year
My Heavenly Father it's a brand new year and I'm still here by your Heavenly Grace and that's perfectly clear. But there's fear, I'm stuck...

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Categories: humbling, christian, confidence, heaven, strength,
Form: Prose Poetry
oh newborn king
Oh newborn king
to whom we the angels sing
You have left your throne
To become a man.
If sadness in heaven is such a thing.
Then we the Angels...

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Categories: humbling, creation, religion,
Form: Epic
Duty of Being Human
I don't show it, but sometimes,
I slip into the serene sanctuary
of a sound slumber, and I arrive
in dream with feet rooted in 
the peak of...

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Categories: humbling, lifetruth, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WAIT, AND THEN


~ As the week ends in stumbling hours of eve,
may the sun kiss your lips while
I sleep in the arms of dreams
unrefined--
I may not be...

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Categories: humbling, remember,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member answer love
Holding within 
the hands 
Bizarre feelings 
In a coil 
full of emotions 
In the nature 
Of it 
what would 
Shakespeare say 
Is it to be...

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Categories: humbling, romance,
Form: Free verse
A Brief Encounter


...inspired by 'The Meaning Of Life' by Allen Tate


Breezes blow, the lark sings sweet,
there's magic in the air, 
yet a sense of something rumbling.
On the...

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Categories: humbling, on writing and words,
Form: Verse
Violets
Violets bring healing to the soul,
Colours care for the sick,
Like Florence Nightingale.
Her amethyst fragrance,
For the imagination,
Creativity, wisdom, dignity,
Pride and peace,
Spiritually calming emotions
Humbling in nature,
Brightening up...

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Categories: humbling, poems,
Form: Free verse
LETTING GOD AS I LET GO
When rattled with successive rush-hour dues
Presenting choices of varied priorities’ hues…
I praise the Lord for His interfering beauty-clues
For me to "let go" in vanquishing failure-frustration...

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Categories: humbling, appreciation, devotion, faith, god, inspirational, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Your embrace
Always on my mind
Inside is where I keep you
treasured through the years
locked away safely
I don't want anyone to steal you
someplace I've never been
you show me...

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Categories: humbling, devotion, love, passion, me, love, me,
Form: Rhyme
Blue Eyes
I have stood atop of great mountains high
where I felt to close to heaven and cloud
and measured His stars while wondering why
no earth bound splendor...

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Categories: humbling, life, love
Form: Quatrain
BLESSED RELATIONSHIP WITH THE LORD
How blessed am I to enjoy my relationship* with the Lord
     Since I’ve been bound to Him with His salvation-cord
 ...

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Categories: humbling, appreciation, blessing, christian, devotion, god, jesus,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Therapeutic Democracy
Democracy is what we do
and breathe together
to empower ourselves.

Some would say the same of prayer
and holy communion
and secular communication
and healthy relationships.

Democracy seems like an empowering...

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Categories: humbling, community, earth, environment, health, integrity, love,
Form: Political Verse