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Best Identification Poems

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


Premium Member Girl with The Pearl Earring
That pensive look on her sweet face 
Just like a child of mine.
Her eyes seem to follow you with
Dominion that's divine.

Northwest light on soft blush...

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Categories: identification, art, beauty, woman,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member A Grand American Tradition


Voting day at long last has arrived.
Scrambling through closet,
a cavernous space in accumulation.
In the deepest darkest corner, 
purpose achieved, 
garnering my three by five inch...

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Categories: identification, poetry, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member NANA AFRICA
Mama held me close to her bosom
wouldn't let me go astray
she shook the cradle of civilization
and to her wayward offspring 
she paid attention.
 
She added...

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Categories: identification, beautiful, inspiration, poetry, poets,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Futility Of War
There'll be another empty cot on the camp ground tonight.
Alas, a gallant soldier gave his all in the frightful fight.
His anguished pleas for peace were...

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Categories: identification, war
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gangs of our Human Zoo
Gangs are here
And their here to stay
Going about their day to day
Harassing me 
Harassing you
Infidels in our Human Zoo
 
Triads, Yakuza
The Wild West
Terrorised townsfolk
With their...

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Categories: identification, social
Form: Rhyme



Spirit Of The Ink Well
Rising from within my quill
Waves of ink crest and crash
Upon the papered shoreline
Riding in and out on the tides
Of yesterday found…

Sullying the once untainted
With both...

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Categories: identification, introspection, on writing and words, passion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Who should I thank
You may feel about the planet what
you feel about a great baseball team or band:
that once there was a moment when, unknown
to us at the...

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Categories: identification, baseball, business, dance, lost, music, silence,
Form: Verse
Premium Member YangyYolks with YinYin-Whites
Start and end each day,
and life,
with a taoist egg.

I doubt my eggs are religious.

No, but they are natural,
organic incubators, 
co-arising nondual yolk form
with white-transparent regenerative...

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Categories: identification, analogy, culture, earth, food, health, math,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member THE POCKET DOOR
There is a building down town in the MIDST  Of POVERTYVILLE called the
POCKET. The pocket is used to store supplies and house programs for...

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Categories: identification, change, education, freedom, leadership,
Form: Free verse
Commercial Slam
AN APPOINTMENT WITH DR. VIAGRA

Husband: Honey, I consulted a doctor before using this product and my erection has lasted four or more hours so I...

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Categories: identification, angst, nonsense, drug,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member I'D RATHER WRITE ABOUT
a flustered tango of Gypsy moths 
drumming the porchlight; chalk artists; 
the endemic disappearance of farms—silos lost 
in unkempt fields;  space stations; the sunlit-scent...

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Categories: identification, poetry, writing, , memorial,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Uniting States of Wisdom
We have an enemy within called the ego
who prevents us from using our mind intelligently.
It hides deep within our heart
and emerges with regularity
to challenge and...

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Categories: identification, culture, earth, love, nature, peace, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member sesquipedalian
It is unbeliveable how many pericopes
people do not know.
In your mind there is a reservoir  of knowlege untapped.
Its not like this stuff is mystical...

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Categories: identification, introspection,
Form: Free verse
America Our Proclamation
  In this Rhyme I will give a translation of the formation of a nation. Remember this is not a dictation it's just a...

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Categories: identification, appreciation, celebration, dedication, education, freedom, inspiration,
Form: Rhyme
Futile Fragments - Linda Marie -
"Futile Fragments" ( A collaboration~ Linda-Marie P.S. sweetheart )
   

by~ LINDA MARIE *p.s. SWEETHEART

shattered to inner core emotions reside in vogue
as tattered tapestry...

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Categories: identification,
Form: Free verse
Ode to Myself
I make the regulations,
I do the violations;
I have the right to commit crime,
I promise there won't be any sunshine;
Fools are those who follow equality,
There's no...

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Categories: identification, political,
Form: Ode
Press Release
A listing of the fires 
and all the survivors 
will be provided

Names of the dead 
are written on broken cobblestones 
at the bottom of the...

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© Barry Levy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: identification, crazy, humor, political, satire,
Form: Verse
Many Struggle With Their Sexual Identity
Many Are Confused About Their Sexual Identity!

There’s many who are confused about their sexual identity.
They’re really not sure how to “fit in” with their society.

The...

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Categories: identification, bible, change, culture, emotions, gender, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sometimes I Wish I Was You-
In moments of weakness; I look up to you. thinking of the off chance that your situation is better than mine. Now, you must understand...

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Categories: identification, anxiety, deep, imagery, jealousy, judgement, me,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Point Lobos Paths
Last Fall, my church's Scouts and I went hiking.

A few miles north of Big Sur’s coast,
There is a forested park much to our liking.

Point Lobos...

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Categories: identification, animal, mountains, nature, ocean, son, tree,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Runaway
The girl was only thirteen but she decided to runaway from home,
     Her parents did not hit her but their words...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: identification, abuse, child,
Form: Verse
The Hiccups of the valleys

The thousands of words pain of imagination which improvised the parch of life to itchy sky, the foods is mudslides to the sadden caskets of...

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Categories: identification, dark, emotions, tribute,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Oh, no, That's not my elephant

I am the only owner of an elephant in our small town
And I am proud of my Ella elephant with sober nature.
One fine morning I...

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Categories: identification, kids, fun,
Form: Free verse
1st world hypocrisy
We may have won the battle, but they never fought the war.

we are living in a rose tinted nation, 
Trying to live up to our...

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Categories: identification, business, depression, history, introspection, people, philosophy,
Form: I do not know?
Imagination.
Congradtulation on creation & salvation while the congregation gives explanation
of our nation as education to this foundation as frustration rocks the situation 
and the vibration...

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Categories: identification, introspection, visionary, education,
Form: Acrostic