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Best Innocence Poems

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

The Last Good Days of Innocence
A rose held before the dawn, overwhelmed by benevolent beauty,
its virginity violated by hostel hands,
only then will it reveal its blood-stained thorns,
where infatuated innocence is...

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Categories: innocence, lost, sorrow,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Instincts of Innocence
I reflect upon a word -
To understand more fully what it means,
I think of what it conjures up for me -
childhood times...

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Categories: innocence, religion,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Flight To Midnight
O albatross guide my loosed soul  
from the shipwreck seized by sandy shoal

persuasive Polar Star in quiet pull
a sailor’s tired eyes gone dark 

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Categories: innocence, angel, beauty, death, forgiveness,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Lips Forever Joined
Kiss me passionately
Kiss with untetherd lips
Lips that are ripe
Lips that long to know everything
Everything waits for it's time
Everything has possibilities
Possibilities beyond limitations
Possibilities are laying in...

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Categories: first love, happiness, innocence,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member Autumnal
I remember clinging on to the naked branch,
which had been my home since the season of birth.
In my days of botanical glory,
flourishing and nourishing in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, autumn, innocence, perspective,
Form: Personification

Premium Member Silent Inflictions
Childhood is a ship,
preparing to set sail,
but not all harbors are kind

the ocean a mysterious enigma.

Not all inflictions are visible,
some bruises remain invisible.
Not all trauma...

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Categories: analogy, childhood, emotions, innocence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Little Giants
The child is a poet with innocent eyes
		And a bumpity A-B-C rhyme,
		A dancer whose feet with the rhythm of life
		Move in jubilant one-two-three time.

		The child...

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Categories: children, happiness, innocence,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Cora's Clothesline
What softness in silence amidst the cacophony of a spin cycle world war.
Lying next to your glow in sleep's stillness, careful of your bandaged hand.

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Categories: desire, heart, innocence, june,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Broken Doll
Walls of silence hold,
 Me prisoner,
The child held within,
 Cries out for release.
Relative solitude comforts, 
Not the tortured soul,
Inward coiling withdrawing,
 Deep inside. 
Shedding its...

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© Cherl Dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: innocence, abuse, childhood, conflict, fear,
Form: Free verse
Sonnet 28 'I Think I Know the Name of Purity'
I think I know the Name of Purity,
It is Your Name -- it holds clear water well!
A Chalice carved almost to shattering,
A white rose, that...

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Categories: for her, innocence, integrity,
Form: Sonnet
You see hope when two kids share marbles between a volatile border.

Date: 16/06/2017...

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Categories: innocence, children, conflict, future, humanity,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Agony and Ecstasy
Cascading waves wash ashore
tickling our toes as they ebb and flow,
and moonbeams
set a thousand jewels sparkling
on the shoal...

Smiles summon sweet emotions
as we stroll upon the...

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Categories: innocence, beach, beautiful, imagery, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Guess Who
~It's a Beautiful Day~

Under every star, 
A smile waltz-like no other
Once a simple cherry blossom girl, 
enjoying puppets and lullabies.
Sitting in front of the screen

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Categories: innocence, appreciation, celebrity, child, environment,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Una and the Lion
This world of trouble soon will pass
For there beyond the crystal glass
A lamb and lion tread the grass
Beside a lass, beside a lass

This cord of...

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Categories: animal, girl, happiness, innocence,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Because
I was a fool.

I was a fool searching for reasons why.

Reasons why I
Grin with sudden boy giggles

As if Karma was my DJ,
Playing cotton candy woven...

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Categories: dream, innocence, life,
Form: Free verse
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: innocence, betrayal, conflict, confusion, growing
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Corruption of My Lust For Life
Hibiscus rays of light
herald the sun's stretch from slumber
in a bloom of ravishing red passion- 
Oh! how I despise dawn's blushing optimism
and lust for life!

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Categories: bereavement, death, innocence, loss,
Form: Free verse
White is the tiny jasmine growing in my garden
The soft snow that falls on my nose
The cumulus that drifts in the blue sky
The heart of...

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Categories: color, innocence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member This Beautiful Brown Eyed Boy
He was skipping along, swinging his arms and laughing
At what I don't know.
His grandmother, lagging a few steps behind, was laughing at him I suppose.

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Categories: innocence, black african american, boy,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Daydreamers' Drift

of ink

spilling sweet

cloudbursts of thought

flare billows of young imagination -

daydreamers ride the mind of story-time

using wands of




Susan Ashley
November 28, 2020

~ Third Place ~

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Categories: beauty, child, imagination, innocence,
Form: Tetractys
Premium Member Poem For My Sun
To my Sun, l've become
silent to the screeching 
screams from sirens, 
hiding beneath sapphire seas.
I'm floating like tepid
ripples in wandering waves, 
serenading in songs 

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Categories: innocence, poems, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unreality Of Tulips In A Vase
The tulips in the vase, 
   a clan of lassies fair.
      Their buds they hold the gold, 

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Categories: innocence, art, beauty, dream, flower,
Form: Monchielle Stanza
Premium Member The Star Crossed Lovers, Romeo and Juliet
       Such deep, impassioned, love
       startles our mortal ways.

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Categories: death, innocence, inspirational love,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Whistling Hamlet
A whistling wheezing hamlet, whispering and emanating, tunes euphonic, 
In a remote isolated valley, far-flung from the abode of the temporal, 
Warbling quietly to whistle...

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Categories: innocence, community, earth, education, encouraging,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Curious George
I remember Christopher Robin
When helping Pooh find honey
Was my biggest problem
I remember the blustery days
We trusted each other in every way

I remember When we helped...

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Categories: innocence, adventure, child abuse, childhood,
Form: Free verse