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Best Identity Poems

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


Like A Girl
Like A Girl 

I play like a girl, I hit like a girl
You say I throw like a girl, 
And, when I run -- I...

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Categories: beautiful, girl, identity, rights, sexy, slam,
Form: Free verse



Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

        *Like Sisters*
   Everyday -- Holding Hands 
Sunday...

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Categories: identity, abuse, addiction, anger, art, confusion, dark,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Midnight Poet
Whisper's of October  

Whispers in this soup bowl
20 minutes after its muse explodes,
Daylight remains nothing more than a dream 
Warding off the howling sound...

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Categories: addiction, character, devotion, identity, october, poets,
Form: Free verse
No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: identity, abuse, bullying, deep, evil, how i
Form: Dramatic Verse
WALLPAPER
WALLPAPER

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Paper Thin
Cut down to any size,
Crumble, crop me wrong 
Pull the insulation from my heart.
Never will I be "A Paper Doll!"
Thank you for calling me...

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Categories: change, creation, friend, identity, moving on,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Illusory Disguise
My perception is vague, my reflection unclear.
My eyes are two distorting mirrors that devise 
a veneer fashioned with my fears.

I’m seized inside an illusory disguise...

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Categories: identity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Know yourself
I wonder from all the seasons,
which one is me?

How do nature's elements
define my identity?

When clouds reflect judgement,
it does not matter what they think,
I do not...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: identity, analogy, seasons, spiritual,
Form: Prose Poetry
Insanity or Death
Insanity or Death

Life begins with insanity~~
~Your soul is kicking and screaming, 

Ready to exit with the touch of human hands.
Insanity rides on a gallant stallion...

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Categories: identity, abuse, adventure, art, how i feel,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Screaming at the Sky

Screaming at the Sky
 
Mothers screaming mournfully at a deaf sky
holding their heads helplessly as they cry
pitiful tears for innocent, defenseless children slaughtered
in fatal cross...

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Categories: identity, children, drug, grief, hurt, loss, violence,
Form: Verse
I The Mirror - With A Major Contribution By Joseph May - Dramatic Free Verse

an impression of the world
stands before me
Left is right, and right is wrong, 
and the mirror reflects a melancholy song.

i the mirror
not 
the babbling brook,
or
the...

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Categories: conflict, dark, depression, grief, horror, identity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member To Bloom in Red Flame
Underneath all the layers
Of tradition
Of religion 
Of philosophy
Of reason and understanding
I smolder
In passion's pleasure bed of red
Paroxysms of pleasure
Emanate from my core
Searing the shroud
Flames of...

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Categories: identity, image, passion,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Peacocks and Predators

The raptor and the peacock hence,
Sit pensive on a rambling fence.
The first, inclined to be the host,
Jumped down to claim the nearest post.
The pea averse...

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Categories: animal, identity,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member When It Comes To Me
I often sit for long periods of time
hoping the perfect beginning will come to me.
To write a poem that starts with a pristine Capital
leaving readers...

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Categories: adventure, celebration, change, identity, passion, poetry,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Veil I Wear
A fire blazes behind the veil 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
This veil I wear
is not made of cloth
for no fabric could withstand
the incendiary passion
I command

It's self-imposed
not forced
no man's hand
would...

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Categories: analogy, identity,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Precious gift
My mother's voice,
is the sweetest symphony -
when life becomes troublesome,
soothes like an orchestra of angels.

When there is darkness,
becomes a beacon of light, 
guiding when tides...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: identity, mother, mothers day,
Form: Free verse
Star of the Show
Narrate you own life's story
and tell you own life's tale
Don't leave it up for grabs
or even up for sale!

Write down your own life's story
before the...

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Categories: identity, life, people, perspective, society, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
My Pledge of Allegiance
"My Pledge of Allegiance"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

I Pledge Allegiance To The Word
Because there is no greater sound I've ever heard
I Pledge Allegiance To The...

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Categories: bible, devotion, faith, identity, inspiration, spiritual,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Secret Soul
A meek Monet, a gentle Van Gogh
I may seem too nice and mild, though
The moon knows my true name

In lust I ascend to claim my...

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Categories: bird, identity, mystery, night,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Premium Member Back to me
This my nothing-happy,
my stone-faced bliss,
this is my sweet release
from grinning artifice.
I am floating on zero,
life-sloughed and stuff-free,
I am guileless, I am tribeless,
I am back to...

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Categories: identity, me, self,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Cyber real
Has the convenience of technology 
inoculated us from reality?
Do androids dream of electric sheep?
I pray the code my soul to keep?
Does your universe live within 4G
Or...

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Categories: computer, culture, identity, satire, social, universe,
Form: Rhyme
The Perfect Friend
The Perfect Friend ©

Today I found a friend 
Who knew everything I felt
She knew my weakness
And the problems I’ve been dealt.
She understood my wonders
And listened...

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Categories: best friend, friend, friendship, identity, loneliness,
Form: ABC
Premium Member I am strong
I am strong

You may simply disregard me
with your arrogant throng
You may treat me with disrespect
I'm still here, I am strong

Why don't you like it when...

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Categories: character, confidence, discrimination, hate, identity, prejudice,
Form: Free verse
I Need Your Help Daddy
I’m tired
I’m Physically and Emotionally tired
I don’t want to be the strong one anymore
I can’t this time
I don’t know what to do Daddy
I need your...

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Categories: identity, absence, angst, cry, dad, death, depression,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast

In the deep core of her skin
I feel a human who is no saint  
Cutting out her heart, ripping everything to...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: identity, abuse, beauty, dark, emo, how i
Form: Epic
S U B L I M E
SUBLIME

Sublime
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: identity, addiction, anger, change, conflict, confusion, dark,
Form: Carpe Diem