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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


Premium Member 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 -
   Innocence
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 My Darling Boy
     Oh, have you seen my darling boy,
          blond hair, like corn...

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Categories: analogy, boy, childhood, innocence,
Form: Quatrain
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
Hope
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 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 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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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, childhood, emotions, innocence,
Form: Free verse
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.
Watching...

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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
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
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
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
Anxiously...

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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 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 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
White
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 Daydreamers' Drift


Flair

of ink

spilling sweet

cloudbursts of thought

flare billows of young imagination -

daydreamers ride the mind of story-time

using wands of

enchantment

penning 

worlds 


Susan Ashley
November 28, 2020


~ Third Place ~
Contest:...

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Categories: beauty, child, imagination, innocence,
Form: Tetractys
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.
And...

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Categories: innocence, black african american, boy,
Form: Narrative
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 and Winnie
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
Premium Member She's Wet
I took her hand at sweet sixteen
Kissed her on the cheek
The clouds looked down
We were about to be drowned
No umbrellas to protect our dreams

I held...

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Categories: innocence, beauty, creation, cute love,
Form: Light Verse
When Love Was Innocent
Sing for me the sweetest song 
of love when life was still so young.
Those tender times and days devoid 
of cares and wants troubling the...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: innocence, love, nostalgia,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Corruption Of My Lust For Life

Hibiscus rays of light
bring the sunrise out of darkness
with a bloom of ravishing red passion ~
Oh! How I despise her blushing optimism
and lust for life!
For...

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Categories: bereavement, death, innocence, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member COLOR


My first doll
Smelled like chocolate
And her skin
Just as dark
I adored her

Innocent as I was
I could have
Never imagined
Anyone remotely
Resembling
My precious doll
Could have been
Committing
The equivalent of a...

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Categories: innocence, black african american, discrimination,
Form: Free verse
The Balloon
I am a balloon, happy and free
My friends and I brighten every party
Festival colors, waving animation
My life is all about the celebration

I wait in a...

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© Judith S   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: innocence, loss, , cute,
Form: Rhyme