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Best Introspection Poems

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

Premium Member A Long Loud Sigh
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Its a Part of Me
Our lives are not immune to the impact of time,
nor is our mind between the tensions of love and hate.
That's why I curse this wanderlust...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: emotions, introspection, life,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A Poetry Collection

Sand falls
Through the glass
Love falls
Within the past
Memories dance
They never last
Head in my hands
As I stare overhead
At the hourglass

Falling Down Stairs

Stairs broken
Wheels unspoken
I fell
Grasping for air

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Categories: art, guitar, humanity, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Winter's Wishes
In the May-time of my life
time bloomed each day a prickly boll –
but I, like the softest cotton within such a sharp seed  

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Categories: age, god, hope, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member If I Had Money
if I had all the money that I ever wanted,

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Categories: drug, introspection, universe,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member My Affair With a Frost Flower State of Affairs

There’s a beguiling danger in beauty…

seduced as I was by the fickle fingers of fate musingly stroking my hair,
I envisaged
this lusciously lavish landscape 
of sun-raptured...

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Categories: introspection, betrayal, dark, emotions, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member One Regret
Now walking through the autumn of my life
Where maple leaves have turned from green to gold
I watch them fall in breezes turning cold
In a whirl-wind...

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Categories: introspection, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails - a Collaboration With Robert and Teppo
Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...

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Categories: appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Amberina Ballerina
A born lioness my untamed heart? ha! 
a mouse, this pulsing token ruled by unruly wants
at times given, traded or stolen - sometimes
thrown down on...

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Categories: destiny, emotions, inspiration, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Thats When I Fall Down Upon My Knees, Song Version
Updated lyrics May 19,2020 to flow better.


There’s no way- 
I’ll see another sunrise
My hope is gone-
as I'm contemplating...

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Categories: introspection, depression, feelings, god, hope,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Broken
I wonder about her
as I shave suet and place thistle seed down -

once again

she reveals herself to the corner of my eye
a slight movement caught...

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Categories: bird, emotions, fate, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nature Speaks To My Soul
I stand alone in natures beauty,
     in the woods by a trickling stream.
I feel the presence of my destiny,

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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: introspection, beauty, dream, feelings, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Things I Cherish
The things I value,
The things I cherish,
Are things no one else will
When I perish

Do I write a missive
Explaining the why?
Would this help save things
After I...

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Categories: introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member As Father Is To His Daughter
Passing through framed windows like ours,
I recall your tales of reckless war and lost friends
that burned your innocence at 21... and though
you claimed flashes of...

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Categories: father, introspection, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Maltese Moon
The Maltese Moon,
she draws my eyes
to shapely orb
in starlit sky
she smiles at me
with wanton grace
and spills desire
upon my face
I'm all awash
in milky glow
sacred secrets
Mine to...

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Categories: beautiful, introspection, travel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pirouetting On Cloud Banks
Dancing in space
Waltzing in the universe
Pirouetting on cloud banks
Aah yes
Come with me
Let’s dance together

Ancient flute notes echo
Amidst starshine and lost memories
I feel you there beside...

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Categories: desire, fantasy, introspection, lost
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Without Lament
I have no sorrow, for sorrow is small,
And can't be held guilty for choices made.
Reflections are scrawled on my mind's dark wall,
And will leave stains...

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Categories: introspection,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Try
Try to live
Try to feel pain with no tears
Try to remember years past and often lost
Try, oh try to know life need not be cold...

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Categories: appreciation, art, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Free verse
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

i think of you

I wish someone could...

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Categories: introspection,
Form: Free verse
"Hi Doll!"
He's been calling me that for years
I like it

Truth is I have always been a doll

My permanent smile
My open arms

I was a sweet sixteen's...

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Categories: abuse, appreciation, introspection, me,
Form: Free verse
Winter's Afterglow
stars twinkled brilliantly
against majestic snow-capped mountains,
delicate pure white flakes danced;
swirling, twirling, rhythmically.

she stood, nose pressed tightly
against the window pane; gazing in awe
at the magic the...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, death, introspection, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shadow of Death
My shadow flirts with the sun
As I caress the darkness
We are one and separate
As my shadow smiles
Anxiety suffocates me
The shadow will soon fade
I shall die

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Categories: angst, destiny, introspection, pain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sunrise Meditation
Stop in your tracks

Take a deep breath
Stop and relax

Close your eyes
Exhale a slow deep breath

In your mind’s eye 
It’s early dawn
It’s quiet and serene around...

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Categories: freedom, inspirational, introspection, motivation,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Poet Is a Bridge
i believe we all
have a poem in our hearts

some need no metaphors

for a poet is a bridge
between words and emotions
connecting hearts and souls
through all four...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: introspection, emotions, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Odd Od Dodo
Idyllically Odylically Odd I Be

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Categories: appreciation, bird, introspection, society,
Form: Shape