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Best Humility Poems

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

Premium Member A Tulip Grows Under An Evergreen - Inspired By The Poets At PoetrySoup

Parrot Tulip
in vibrant intensities 
with unique undertones
of green acquirable only in a 
few forests. A ruby red swirls within 
its petals beckons awareness of those...

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Categories: humility, beautiful, beauty, earth, light, love, romance,
Form: Shape

Premium Member Hidden Treasures

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Categories: humility, art,
Form: Shape
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: humility, absence, analogy, character, corruption, creation, dark,
Form: Epic
Premium Member A Tempest of Tears

reflective puddles
of rained regrets and sins

I offer my humility
the only gift I can give.

Susan Ashley 
September 2, 2018

~ First Place ~
Pithy Pants Poetry Contest 

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Categories: humility, appreciation, beauty, introspection, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Butterfly
Enroling  you a worm (cumbersome and)
hairy, you- scimitar of leaves
Knows the pain ,writhing pupae
Abandoned and convicted
Constricted hanging straightjacket
Squirming like a jackrabbit
Gagged nocturnally - ...

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Categories: humility, angel, beauty, butterfly,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Mohammed Ali
Mohammed Ali

Cassius Clay

The Legend

He was not a humble man
Everything he did, was big and grand
He taunted and barbed with poetic flair
His opponents he angered
Entertainment in...

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Categories: humility, beauty, bible, character, christian, death,
Form: Free verse
Tell Me A Tale
Tell me a tale of humanity
Paint me the love of your life
Show me a path to humility
How a man should honour his wife.

Help children believe...

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Categories: humility, imagination, poems, poetry, words,
Form: Rhyme

I've been shedding snakeskin...
so blind
I've been destroying the noise
my worst enemy

Deconstructing my identity 
soaking shoulder deep
in oceans of humility 
feasting upon fruits of tranquility

breaking shackles...

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Categories: humility, addiction, anger, change, conflict, confusion, dark,
Form: Carpe Diem
Miracle Divine
In the midst of great turmoil and strife, 
There is a force manifestly to be heard…seen….touched
A voice—ever so soft… yet loud enough to break mountains...

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Categories: humility, analogy, blessing, change, deep, inspiration, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Vanity
There lives a silent evil deep within
Which once was locked inside Pandora's box
Now said to be the "father of all sin"
And one's denial is it's...

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Categories: humility, vanity,
Form: Sonnet
Sonnet 31 'How High the Bar That Makes A Poet Real'
How high the bar that makes a poet Real!
(He walks in mists, and shadows of himself)
To be a poet, is to burn with steel
Set short...

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Categories: humility, funny, humor, humorous, poetry, poets, wisdom,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Wind Rider

An old man sits peacefully in deep thought
Missing teeth, milky eyes . . .  leathery skin
Wind Rider his name  – a shaman 


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Categories: humility, wisdom,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Violet, My Adored
Violet, a lovely lady, kin to Purple, can be a contradiction.
Between her fellows Red and Blue (yet more inclined to Blue),
she lies with a calm...

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Categories: humility, color, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Who Are You -

Fascinating small and large things in life
A dancing feeling in your stomach
Independence and freedom
Positive resonated in the air

Friendship and community means to stand together
about the...

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Categories: humility, care,
Form: Free verse
No More Soup For Me
I sought a place to post my poems and thought I'd found a fit for me.
At first I was thrilled and felt I belonged to...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humility, me,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member KARMA

Fluted hands angle on knees as glimpses 
sort the knitted threads of a late afternoon
where gathering of blooms abide.
Almost friendless, a man inhabits his space

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Categories: humility, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Whore and the Sea part 1
The moon was neither full, nor was it not
She shone down radiant lighting the misty ole night
The waves lapped the shore
As a gentle breeze streaked...

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Categories: humility, allegory, angel, french, imagination, universe,
Form: Free verse
As the sun begins to set

and it's final rays slowly dance

across this golden pond

I silently stare into her reflection

staring back at me

past the old and...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humility, love,
Form: Free verse
A Midsummer Night's Beach
When I was a girl, still on the island
I’d sit in the sand
and brood
and revel
in what I thought was utter enlightenment
a teenage rebel
with dime-store refinement

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Categories: humility, beauty, color, creation, sea, summer, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Breathtaking

B illions of years ago the universe was born
R evealing a resplendent beauty that was and is
E verything and more one could expect from
A n...

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Categories: humility, beautiful, blessing, imagery, inspirational, nature, planet,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Shopping List
"Shopping List"

Sister Kathy's going shopping and she's asked me for my list,
Needing LOTS of help, so I could not her, resist...

I have a Shopping List...

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Categories: humility, character, friend, god, love, remember,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Old Bear
The Old grizzled Bear... was now keenly aware
    as he lay in his Cave all alone.
Where his time as King... was a...

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Categories: humility, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
There Be Dragons

There Be Dragons

In that place where the Earth meets the sky
Where magic reigns with myth
There dwell, yet still, great dragons that fly
Blue unicorn and gryph...


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Categories: humility, allegory, hope, introspection, sea,
Form: Verse
First Friends
Magical memories etched into time
looking at life through innocent eyes
laughter and giggles are reminders to us
to cherish the moments, sit back there's no rush

Incredible journey's...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humility, child, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Make All Things Right
“You must love your neighbor as yourself.” 
Matthew wrote those words in the Bible to tell 
the world how God expects everyone to be.
No mask...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humility, character, inspirational, spiritual,
Form: Free verse