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Best I Am Poems

Below are the all-time best I Am poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of i am poems written by PoetrySoup members

you are, i am
open your doors
close all the windows
sleeping's such a bore
suffocate it with pillows

psh, i'm not hellbent
shut your mouth
it's called character development
WOOPS. broke routine again
and the poem's...

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Categories: i am, absence, beautiful, confusion, dark,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member I Am Why


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Categories: god, i am, love,
Form: Ghazal
I Am Who I Am
I Am Who I Am

Date: Wed, Dec 23 2015 at 8:11 PM

I don't wear no disguise
My True Self I can't hide
Without God I don't want...

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Categories: i am, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul Embrace

Sunlight rains upon my face
Cascading memories cloaked in mystery
Kissing my eyelids
Ancient teardrops glide down my cheeks
Warmth illuminating my hungry soul

A sense of calm
A pulsating ellipse...

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Categories: i am, age, child, creation, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
White Sunday
The final leaf falls

And I’m bare

It’s me you’re reading here

What I am I’ve always been

Even if I decorate my tree with colorful crystal balls

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Categories: heaven, i am, inspirational,
Form: Verse

Premium Member Covenant


A new world
is formed in the flow 
behind the tears
in a veil dropped

reflections through 
glistening prisms
refracted through 


(LadyLabyrinth / 2020)

Rival Consoles – Odyssey / Max...

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Categories: i am, light,
Form: Free verse
Poetic eyes gone blind
I no longer search my memory
I no longer use my pride
I've loss the desire for liberty
I no longer speak for life

What I've said hundreds of...

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Categories: i am,
Form: Bio
What is this feeling
This feeling deep down in my soul
Eating away at me
Threatening to tear away my flesh
And unmask me as someone completely different
Than who...

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Categories: i am, for teens, how i
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member CALL MY NAME

The whisper of dawn calls my name
gliding like a softly-bathed air: tangy
and afloat with a spice of mint 
in christened pools   lithely buoyant.

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Categories: i am,
Form: Light Verse
I am the blackboard
before chalk pictures and words
after the dust falls...

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Categories: i am, perspective,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member PAS MUET

I am a puppy here
The smallest
The skinniest
The silentest (is that even a word)

I wheel my wheels among them
The alpha dogs
The loud ones
I am silent


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Categories: depression, i am, mental
Form: Free verse
Premium Member She
she always knew
her shadow of grey  
would never inspire 
of amber gold and olive

her residence had been a tapestry
of silent tolerance 
questioned by...

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Categories: i am, introspection, love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Sky Cracked Open

"The Sky Cracked Open"

One day 
the Sky cracked open
the yolk of life
shined through

Splinters shifted
blooded angel quills
flew amongst the
black spots in the iris 

20/20 vision 

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Categories: dark, fate, i am,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ethereal Virtuoso

“Ethereal Virtuoso”

keys passed
from tongue to tongue
strange kisses dealt
token time turning 


useless words written
below whispers 
backward facing
closed minds


feathers without quills
dance in silence
fall on breath
beating life 


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Categories: i am, light, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Closer


There is a light 
hidden in the heart of man
deeply embedded it summons ignition 
each day the portal opens further
something beckons

come closer 
come closer

the door...

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Categories: i am, life, light,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Great In-Between

"The Great In-Between"

Oh jolle 
vision green 
black feather-framed
spilling over 
the mask’s rim
walls fall while
Jericho doors close
like a mind ribbon
through words
swimming in...

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Categories: i am, muse, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Silence Speaks

"The Silence Speaks"

the Silence speaks
to Souls that listen

Stranger things
have walked
before the cold distance

wars and plagues
hell and money exchanged 
the fires that have been burning


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Categories: humanity, i am, love,
Form: Free verse
Who Am I
come close and listen...
in this moment of silence
I am awareness...

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Categories: i am,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Watering the Garden of Dreams
taciturn springs rising
from within the quarry 
of deep earth's wisdom
urging lyrical waters to transpose
while held like singing seas of living reveries
of history and infinity
misting to...

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Categories: i am, creation, dream, fate, garden,
Form: Free verse

let me pause 
slow down a minute
and look inward
to adjust my lens

there’s more to life than
operating in react mode

let me pause to ask 
the real...

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Categories: i am, integrity, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Bee
to see
a bee
just be a bee
is to behold
to surely see

a bee
you see
can only be
and being bee
he cannot flee
to take the 
form of
tick or flea

him being...

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© Jeff Kyser  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: i am,
Form: Light Verse
The other me - a tribute to drag queens
The other me you'd be quite surprised
She wears high heels, makes up her eyes
she parades around, singing lively songs
telling bawdy jokes where she belongs

Upon the...

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Categories: humor, i am, poetry,
Form: Bio
Red Light
have you ever felt like 
the flashing red light on the roof,
lonely as ever
visible at night, useless by day?

in sync with its partner next door

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© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: i am, beautiful, beauty, courage, cute
Form: Verse
by Michael R. Burch

Toss this poem aside
to the filigreed and the wild tide
of sunset.

Strike my name,
and still it is all the same.
The onset

of night is...

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Categories: i am, extended metaphor, fantasy, happiness,
Form: Pastoral
Premium Member The Double Secret

"The Double Secret"

I am skin and bone
wrapped tightly around
an immaculate heart that’s hidden
but known to a fierce soul

Human daughter, sprinkled with holy water

Wherever there is...

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Categories: i am, family, freedom, home, i
Form: Free verse