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Best Identifying Poems

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

Identifying Me
You talked about me when I passed by,

You said I’m so girly when I standby,

I shake it, fake it but still you see it,

You said...

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Categories: identifying, anti bullying, gender, identity,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Time Machine
Ride with me on my time machine to a different time and place
Return with me and let me see if I can put a smile...

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Categories: identifying, nostalgiamom, me, night, candy, day, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Love The Soul
Come sit lets talk awhile
Show where your mind is at
Nothing else, not my style
Wish for us two to just chat

Love for unrefined conversation
No smoothness in...

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Categories: identifying, beautiful, care, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member EcoTherapist Conventions
Truth is a feather 
pushed off to the other side.

Truths are a body of feathers
within which our bodies reside.

OK, students of life’s healthiest purposes and...

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Categories: identifying, beauty, culture, earth, health, humor, nature,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member An Immoral Man
I just can’t distinguish between 
the nerves of steel you clasp onto, 
or the weakness in momentary 

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: identifying, abuse, sad love,
Form: Free verse

Much too Late
He loved her for years,
Silently and in secret,
Never daring to hint 
Of the emotions he felt,
His shyness a lasting barrier.

They hardly exchanged a word,
Quick flickering...

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© jack horne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: identifying, death
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A List
It's a list, 
a simple one as you will see
the list identifying me;
a shelf of books
 intended to be read,
a bible
 worn and weathered by...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: identifying, appreciation, life,
Form: List
Premium Member Custody of 2020 Eyes
Monks and nuns,
ascetics and miscellaneous humble proletariat folks,
were taught custody of the eyes,
to show respect for those older
and/or wiser
and/or more supremely royal,
and/or in other positions...

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Categories: identifying, games, gender, health, poverty, psychological, racism,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Proof of human existence
Proof of human existence

When you see animal tracks

you know what kind of animal has been there


their existence is proved by the mark that they 

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Categories: identifying, creation, earth, environment, introspection, mountains, ocean,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Le Mot Juste
Le Mot Juste

The right word indeed is what we poets always seek
As we use our imaginations in finding and identifying
A theme of interest and one...

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Categories: identifying, allegory, assonance, imagery, metaphor, poetry, symbolism,
Form: Quatrain
Speech of Tears
Speech of Tears – Zamreen Zarook

Drops of tears from our purl conveys a lot,
Each an every shedding has a ballot,
By identifying the core, our hands...

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Categories: identifying, absence, age, anger, beautiful, betrayal, birth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SINLESS
Soul identifying awareness

Single destination observed

Sole intention communication

©Joe Maverick 15-04-2015

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Categories: identifying, spiritual,
Form: Verse
Sounds of Silence

In the silence lies a mortal wound
a voiceless arrow has struck
dumbly it thunders 
final innocence crushed

Exquisite is the torture of a silent stare
holding every...

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Categories: identifying, hurt, sorrow, sound, spoken word,
Form: I do not know?
Bionic Betty: Another True Tale from the Mental Ward
Betty was bonafide crazy. She had shot her husband after a night of drunken quarreling, and was in the state mental hospital instead of being...

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Categories: identifying, crazy, woman,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Afternoon Calm
Waiting for you I begin to watch
The curtains
Billowing in the living room  window
Breeze coming in
From a blue glass sea.

The curtains move in and move...

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Categories: identifying, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Listener
New York City is where people who are
disappearing go. It is very quiet
here, silent. A man and woman
made love below me. I could hear
the bedsprings...

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Categories: identifying, city, feelings, new york, pain, sensual,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Modus operandi of psychopaths and sociopaths
Modus Operandi of psychopaths and sociopaths

They are all around us, seeking to destroy us,
if not to kill us, to maim us, for life
physically, mentally, emotionally

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Categories: identifying, betrayal, bible, corruption, horror, humanity, psychological,
Form: Narrative
Building Human Nature
The diversity of beliefs have collectively demoralized 
the sanctity of attaining wisdom and respectfully sharing
the exchange of knowledgeability by compartmentalizing creativity. 
This makes us..............................
willingly grasp...

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© Mindy Clay  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: identifying, america, humanity, peace, people, philosophy, planet,
Form: Free verse
Psychopathic Personality
Threatening me directly in my face 
you want to appear bigger, you are not to be feared.  
Knowledge empowers....
With every breath I will speak...

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Categories: identifying, psychological,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Perfect Year
The perfect year,
two equal halves.
One with leaves
one without.
Forest thinning out.
Bring indoors
swing sets, pools, smiles, thoughts.

Having enough and not much else is a lot.
The transfer of...

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Categories: identifying, christian, community, family, insect, passion, self,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Fire's Fertile Advent
We are fire.
We fire.
We consume and produce warm memories,
and colder dissonance.
Where were we before first flicker of flame?
What were we before our time?

After our last...

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Categories: identifying, adventure, birth, death, environment, fire, life,
Form: Free verse
Oprah Winfrey
The day broke peacefully in Kosciusko, Mississippi
The morning came with gladness over the city
Flowers smile at the morning breeze refreshing
Her birth did not attract television...

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Categories: identifying, art, planet,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member 'LoVe'

Sincere love from a heartfelt place 
Don’t need question marks
It somehow finds an identifying space
Where it’s nurtured


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Categories: identifying, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Racing with the Sun
Identifying as a Taoist-Christian hybrid,
a polypath feasting on root systems
of East meets West
Right greets Left
Yin embraces Yang
does not make me a good Christian
or a good...

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Categories: identifying, dance, health, humor, myth, race, religion,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Wise Elders
Wise Elders are patient,
fully embrace non-violent communication
and health care
of climates and landscapes,
and planet,
and dreams
rebuilding positive faith.

Wise Elders non-violently listen
for karmic grace of love
sometimes overflowing, diastatic.


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Categories: identifying, 5th grade, caregiving, class, health, time,
Form: Political Verse