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Best Illegitimate Poems

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


Oh Artificial Intelligence-you illegitimate child of Man--your destiny:Patricide!*

©  Demetrios Trifiatis
   07 September 2017

* "The one who will excel in Artificial Intelligence will...

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Categories: illegitimate, abuse, men, nature,
Form: Monoku

Premium Member What a wonderful World
Blink if the title drew your eyes in

See, the breadth of our human functionality
Sparks interest

Thankfully, no evil kitty cats were killed because of it.

But, humanity...

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Categories: illegitimate, life, people, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Escape Plan
Slaves could not devise an escape plan until their thinking arrived in a free state of mind. Couldn't begin to break free from bondage that...

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© TS Lewis  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illegitimate, black african american, slavery,
Form: Prose
In State
Barefoot on the paving slab chill, concrete
feet feel frostbite emanations in their callused souls;
rooftop mystique clamours silent slate triangles,
perched the stray cat observers, red-eyes smoking...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illegitimate, life, people, philosophy, places, social, ,
Form: Verse
COVID - 19
Covid-19: A Silent Messenger of Lucifer!

Through the creek of the door there sneaked in a silent messenger of Lucifer,
A breathing man sneezed till the last...

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Categories: illegitimate, evil, scary, sick, sin, society,
Form: Free verse

Covid -19 A Silent Messenger of Lucifer
Through the creek of the door there sneaked in a silent messenger of Lucifer,

A breathing man sneezed till the last breath, and was shrouded with...

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Categories: illegitimate, bible, blessing, christian, christmas, encouraging, forgiveness,
Form: Free verse
Beyond Apprehension Malaprism
It is beyond my apprehension when I think of you
I know you are illegitimate but I thought you could draw too
The bondage between mother and...

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Categories: illegitimate, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Drench Me American Sky -
They want to burn the flag today
to them America's blood born banner
represents jingoism, a false heroism of a broken day
a culture illegitimate in divine manner,

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Categories: illegitimate, america,
Form: Epic
amuck - adverb.flailing in all directions, about, around - His ideas ran amuck.

brang – verb, past tense.bring – You ring, you rang, I bring, I...

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Categories: illegitimate, hilarious, humor, humorous, word play, words,
Form: ABC
Goddess of storm and dissidence, Lilith
begot by spurious legend and foolish myth
in the dark recesses of pastoral histories
where ancient mysteries
were defiled.

Illegitimate child.

Apollo's seed, by Roman...

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Categories: illegitimate, faith, forgiveness, history, inspirational, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse
Tales Of King Shaka
      Gbum Shaka!
Sing to me,o Angel of
The legendary conqueror,
The great elephant that 
Shook the foundations of 
The earth.

Whirrrrrrrrrr......hear the 

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Categories: illegitimate, adventure
Form: Epic
Johnny Depp Wrapped in Chocolate Would Be Heaven Sent
~~Johnny Depp Wrapped in ChocolateThat Would Be Heaven Sent~~

Bonjour môn amies a ballade to write, will be my fait accompli
The trials of a woman to...

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Categories: illegitimate, funny, woman, heaven, chocolate, heaven, love,
Form: Ballade
As the Stomach Turns
As the world turns
my stomach does too
knowing that all my children
are confused, unemployed
and young and restless
all the day through,
and my husband of 30 years
decided to...

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Categories: illegitimate, humor, satire,
Form: Light Verse
Leonardo da Vinci
Leonardo da Vinci

Great painter of Italian Renaissance,
Unquenchable curiosity,
Human anatomy his fav,
engineer and scientist,
Sculptor and inventor,
Most eclectic,

Written Dec 11th, 2015
For contest "Fav painter" by Nayda

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Categories: illegitimate, art,
Form: Nonet
Premium Member The Sub-Saharan Prophecy
Attractive, tall, well muscular and good looking is Mr. Regiani
a beating drum's aura and the charisma of a violin choir
chooses the stars to interact without...

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Categories: illegitimate, abuse, africa, anger, betrayal, conflict, divorce,
Form: Free verse
The Rhyming

The cost of living collided to the sky and plus claustrophobia minus class of cloud equal to clerk count to countries and Kiribati. I live...

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Categories: illegitimate, art, beautiful, inspirational,
Form: ABC
All for one
None for all
A house of cards that will
Bring about a great fall

Only a select few
Can spellbound the masses
Becoming Kings and Queens
With illegitimate claims...

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Categories: illegitimate, social, society,
Form: Free verse
Here's To Charles Martel
By Roy Merritt

Here's to Charles Martel he's a hero after all 
He kept Europe safe for Christians 
When the Muslims invaded Gaul

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Categories: illegitimate, history, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Empty Glass
My sad, deplorable glory is a nightmare for another
This knowing is sickening to the bone
The need for anothers' pain is like a virus
Slitting the veins...

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Categories: illegitimate, absence, abuse, anger, angst, betrayal, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Roller Coaster Rhetoric
When will the cuts end?

An end to austerity seems further than the rainbow
And its dulling rays affect the nation
Increasing stress, pain and sleep deprivation
But it...

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© Rory Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illegitimate, political, satire,
Form: Verse
I will seduce you into fear

I will destroy you
I will torture you in anyway I can 
I will find a way to defile you
I will break you for what you...

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© Ron Flatow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illegitimate, angst, sadwords, me, home, day, home,
Form: Epic
Premium Member K373 and K374 of the THIRUKKURAL Translated with Commentary
K373 and K374 of the THIRUKKURAL: Translated with Commentary

The poet's name, THIRUVALLUVAR [Thiru = Sacred and Valluvar = the name of the priesthood caste of...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illegitimate, appreciation, bible, christian, fate, philosophy, tamil,
Form: Couplet
The Black Bird
Beads of cold sweat surfaced on my skin
Here and there coalescing in tiny streams
Throes of passions; the source of human sin
Regrets  the envy of...

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Categories: illegitimate, abuse, addiction, cancer, conflict, confusion, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Last page, End of story, close the book and don?t look back
As I purge my mind of all the memories bits and pieces that still infuriate me
I remember being on the phone with her in our...

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© Ron Flatow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illegitimate, angst, forgiveness, introspection, lost love, sadmemory,
Form: Lyric
A Lonely/Lovely Path
When I was a young woman
Just embarking on my own life
My grandmother departed and
Left me a special gift – 

A small, delicately framed
Faded black and...

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Categories: illegitimate, family, lifeme, family, grandmother, family, lonely,
Form: Free verse