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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


Premium Member 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 --...

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



Premium Member Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

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

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Categories: identity, abuse, addiction, anger, art,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member 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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Inauthentic
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: Lyric



Premium Member Q Tipping
I remember when
Q was part of a Tip
now Q is a one way trip
to crazy town
It’s a place where thoughts flip
and up is down
Where every...

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Categories: identity, abuse, america, angst, discrimination,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member 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
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member 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: identity, conflict, dark, depression, grief,
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 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,
Form: Dramatic Verse
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 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
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,
Form: Rhyme
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
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,
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: identity, best friend, friend, friendship,
Form: Free verse
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: identity, character, confidence, discrimination, hate,
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,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member The Secret
The Secret
Somewhere someplace not far away a couple lied together.
No talk about the future no talk about forever.
They had lovers of their own their lovers...

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Categories: identity, betrayal, conflict, confusion, growing
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE OTHER SELF

( Repost )

Somehow, her eyes expand with the disobedient sky
and there, she senses urchins filling water on the lake
her feet and thighs slide up changing...

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Categories: fantasy, identity,
Form: Free verse
Joining the Pieces
Sometimes we sit alone,
quiet, trying to figure
out who carried a piece
of us with them, as we try
to put ourselves together again...


Date: 24/02/2016...

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Categories: humanity, identity, imagery, life,
Form: Free verse
Artwork - what am I
Scratching their heads 
They look at me
Am I a tree stump
Am I a grotesque face
Inside I am  laughing
I know what I am.

Am a freak...

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Categories: identity,
Form: Personification
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,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member More Secret Selves
I've been wondering about our secret selves...

The vegetarian smoker
The introverted joker

The soldier with the peace sign
The anonymous byline

The accountant with unfinished sums
The deaf musician's steel...

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Categories: conflict, identity,
Form: I do not know?