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Best Meaningful Poems

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


Premium Member Because of You
I used to be naive, I used to trust
but then that trust just crumbled into dust
the world at large is so unkind, it's true
there is...

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Categories: meaningful, truth,
Form: Iambic Pentameter



Premium Member My Poems Are Children To Me
My poems are conceived, not within the womb,
which long time now has been devoid of seed.
My poems are born from a need to be heard:
my...

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Categories: meaningful, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Those Words
I speak my thoughts with gentleness
The things I need to say with care
Thoughts held in my hands, gone through my fingers,
balanced on my fingertips...
... sent...

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Categories: meaningful, inspirational, metaphor, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
Floccinaucinihilipilification And Very Little Bread
       ( First of Three Poem Trilogy )

I

I've no problem with bardolatry fans
their barmecide and...

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Categories: appreciation, art, character, meaningful, poets, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane

Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that...

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Categories: appreciation, art, creation, marriage, meaningful, passion,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member LOVE'S CHEMICAL DERIVATIVES



Can  love then,  be based
on an index of elements
from which one joyfully tumbles,
or drifts into equations, as we wander
toward a rush of serendipity...

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Categories: meaningful, love, science,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member RETREAT TO HEED OUR HONEST DEEDS
RETREAT TO HEED OUR HONEST DEEDS

Two old oak trees weathered by winds and rain
with fallen leaves, branches and toughened bark
to shield a core of grandeur,...

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Categories: art, friendship, meaningful, nature, symbolism, tree,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Meaning Of Life
Since I've resolved to laugh at life-
   find humor in its flaws,
      and realize that stress and strife
are...

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Categories: life, meaningful,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Dreamscapes An Education In The Mind
Dream schemes play across the screen
And third eye examines them,
Ever so closely; tonight,
Another etheric flight;
Will show me new horizons
And the beings that dwell there;
The archetypes...

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Categories: appreciation, dream, education, encouraging, image, meaningful,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
Premium Member Actions Speak Louder Than Words
A kind word, of course,
Can soothe the flustered soul or bring a smile
To a frowning face. That’s a given, but
In one’s troubled times, words still...

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Categories: meaningful, love, words,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member No Words
Words I’ve never spoken
are those I’ll never write,
like words that might recall
the glow I felt one night. . . 
One choice lifetime’s fragment
I took for...

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Categories: meaningful, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
The cross
How can it be that He who knew no sin
Should suffer searing pain upon the cross
And crowned with mocking thorns which pierced his skin
Exchange love’s...

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Categories: meaningful, christian, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Ageless Seeds Of Simple Joys
Ageless Seeds Of Simple Joys

When walking in splatter of Spring's anticipated rains
blessed is the youth in you, if wearing no shoes;
further given if you can...

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Categories: meaningful, appreciation, art, beautiful, creation, encouraging, happiness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Steam of Consciousness
Soul jewels rise with Spring’s arrival of chromatic shawls
Waterfalls of the wise arise from crackling crust of earth
Rebirth within our beating being where our spirits...

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Categories: meaningful, appreciation, christian, spring,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Packing of a Suitcase
     Consider, Recall, Reflect, Hesitate, Tremble
           Before your life's vast sweep.

...

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Categories: destiny, journey, life, meaningful, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dusk
The day subsides, the sun descends,
A massive disc dipping into the horizon.
The tides ebb, waves lap the shore
Dusk holds sway: I fall into deep thought
I...

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Categories: meaningful, longing, love, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member STREETLIFE
I’m on my way into the grocery store
when I see him huddled near the shop doorway
In his outstretched hand
an empty coffee cup
I throw in a...

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Categories: meaningful, environment, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Your Love Redeemed My Faith In Hope
 Your Love Redeemed My Faith In Hope
 

Across the dance floor, your soft sashaying gown flew
with its bright waving gleams of silver dust and...

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Categories: meaningful, blessing, future, heart, hope, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ageless Seeds Of Simple Joys - a collaboration with Robert Lindley


When walking in splatter of Spring's anticipated rains
blessed is the youth in you, if wearing no shoes;
further given if you can then see rainbow hues
thus...

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Categories: meaningful, age, appreciation, happiness, hope, joy, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member You are not a Starfish
Keep making progress
Learn from your losses
Embrace new challenges you'll face
You will always have options
God gave you two legs
So you would'nt be stuck like a starfish...

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© John Conde  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: crazy, desire, faith, future, meaningful, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Grace
Oliver and Grace were planning to wed
At a church in Dublin on Easter day
They put on hold and chose to fight instead
For the fight for...

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Categories: meaningful, ireland, love, war,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Emerald Forests
Emerald Forests

Emerald forest hiding from man's curse
if found, its never better , always worse.
Wretched destroyers we are in this abode
in our arrogance we are firmly...

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Categories: art, creation, green, meaningful, nature, rainforest,
Form: Sonnet
My Wish For You
I wish for you long lives together
With more sunshine days than stormy weather,
To always share your laughs and tears
Support each other through your fears.
And when...

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Categories: blessing, celebration, emotions, marriage, meaningful, true
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sometimes, it just takes some time
Sometimes, it just takes some time

Sometimes, 
we are born, with big dreams
Sometimes, 
we are born having none
Sometimes, 
we have to live, with our troubles
Sometimes, 
we...

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Categories: confidence, hope, meaningful, song,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Some rain must fall upon every roof
When life gives a choice don't ask why
Don't dwell in dark under a star-lit sky
If music starts playing go find your voice
Don't ask why when...

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Categories: life, meaningful, metaphor,
Form: Quatrain