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Best Ignorance Poems

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


Premium Member SURVIVAL IN THE MIDST OF IGNORANCE
My prayers are not asking you to
 
save me from my enemy.
 
My children have turned their backs.
 
They praise dance with many
 
Adversaries-
 
When...

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Categories: ignorance, analogy, spoken word, wisdom,
Form: Classicism



Ignorance
Ignoring ignorance annoys the ignorant....

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignorance, analogy,
Form: Name
Premium Member I Think Of You - After The Fall - 5
I could have cried like a bride at a funeral
Bled out, dry. I could have but I was already
dehydrated...I

i think of you

I wish someone could...

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Categories: ignorance, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fifty-Three Shades Of Grey
in the uncoloured tint of another everyday
amongst the spit polished waxed apples
tightly packed in burlap bags
they walked like minded
in their own burly wrap
oblivious to the...

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Categories: ignorance, child, community, conflict, dad, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member As Poets Prepare their Pens
They hide behind mountains of ignorance, 
judging within a valley of selfish love.
Among weeds where flowers refuse to grow,
to the mercy of hypocrites -

only we...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignorance, peace, perspective, political,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member EULOGY FOR GOD
Oh, Lord! Lest one is asleep,
the purge to kill you,yet again,
is quite deep.
Some, who read your word in
the Bible, re-create it, with myths
that are long...

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Categories: ignorance, abortion, faith, god, poets,
Form: Rhyme
The Philosopher
*Based on Plato's Allegory of the Cave

Numb fists with bloody wrists 
chained to crumbling walls.
Glazed eyes that never spy 
a single truth or fault.
Dim light...

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Categories: ignorance, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BLISS
Ignorance is definitely a description of bliss
Look at Washington if you don’t believe this
They are never on target, they always miss
Their biggest decision is whose...

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Categories: ignorance, politicalold, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sunday Musings
Judgement
You light the fire, then play the victim.
It's not my fire, yet you let it burn.
Rage and pain drive you insane,
creating a parody of hypocritical...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignorance, emotions, judgement, muse,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Teardrop
I
ask
you to
mind our
earth, heed
our existence
upon it, care for
 our lives and all that
will occur if we cannot
consider beyond ourselves, 
if we are guided by uncertainty,
when...

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Categories: ignorance, abuse, death, earth, life,
Form: Concrete
An Eternity I
Stood upright, between two roads,
On a thin metal rail,
A solitary, brown coloured bottle 
Of beer,          ...

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Categories: ignorance, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member With Divining Heart I Could Have Foreseen
With Divining Heart I Could Have Foreseen

With true divining heart I could have seen
little ripples of thy deep discontent.
My heart a meadow, once lush and...

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Categories: ignorance, art, break up, growing up, jealousy,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Under the Surface
Mind cannot comprehend, it finds it strange,
when ignorance reigns in human exchange.
Wonder if some people will ever change,
or wish to remain in the firing range.

I...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignorance, anti bullying, judgement, political,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Life Not Lived
I am not remembered in any form or way
Undeserving of their love and respect.
I understand, and yet I grieve.
For myself.

For what I lost
Ignoring the ones...

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Categories: ignorance, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thought Police
I'm afraid
So afraid
Of being arrested
By the thought police

Their rules are many
Think this
Think that
Don't diverge from the normal
Stop playing on the street corner of tomorrow
Let sleeping...

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Categories: ignorance, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Haiku X 140 - His territory -

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Categories: ignorance, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member LIFE IN ETERNITY
LIFE IN ETERNITY*


1.

The cheerful trumpet of miraculous life, imperatively sounded in 
My mother’s life-giving womb,
Heralding with its melodic tune another animation: MINE!
And as my innocent...

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Categories: ignorance, birth, life, universe,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Too late for tears
Oh, my brother..
I can see storms causing havoc in your eyes.
All you can do is stare,
seeking comfort from a tombstone.

Beautiful marble cannot reach out to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: ignorance, absence, angst, death, mum,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Disillusioned Man
Always alone, no matter where
never understanding the why
The question not answered,

there's no one to ask

passage of time appears endless
trying to fill an emptiness, struck at...

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Categories: ignorance, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oft From A Distant Echo, It Is Heard fifth poet in my dedication series
(1.)  Honoring John Keats
, fifth poet in my dedication series

Oft From A Distant Echo, It Is Heard

At the start comes just a solitary word
oft...

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Categories: ignorance, appreciation, art, beautiful, creation, poetry, poets,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member IMPEACH
Merry Impeachness

Justice delayed however symbolic
the orangutan finally won his award
for corruption and dereliction of duties
the constitution used to apply to all

IMPEACH
the orange leach
Lucifer has more...

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Categories: ignorance, america, child abuse, evil, patriotic, political,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Please Give me Wings
Wash my heart and make it clean
Remove the grime from where it's been 

Take my idle hands make them yours
Use them to open holy doors

My...

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Categories: ignorance, change, flying, god, heart, longing, prayer,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Reflecting on Police Brutality
It was the spring of ‘74 when my student peers and I
were on the tail end of a group excursion  
through southern Spain, across...

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Categories: ignorance, violence, prejudice,
Form: Prose
Better days
                Better days
Is all good 
To hope for
 The better...

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Categories: ignorance, africa, care, cheer up, community, desire,
Form: Epic
MILKYWAY
I am the MILKY WAY.

I am Mechanically Meticulous,
Maneuvering my way through life with
Malleability,
not showing the true Masterpiece of my Mind
(complex like the Milky Way).

I am...

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Categories: ignorance, space,
Form: Alliteration