Get Your Premium Membership

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...

Read More
Categories: meaningful, truth,
Form: Iambic Pentameter



Premium Member Lift somebody's dawn

Learn from the eagle how to soar with winds
Spanning your wings to conquer tall peaks 
Float hopes high reaching sapphire blue skies
Triumph with your smile...

Read More
Categories: encouraging, inspiration, meaningful, youth,
Form: Lyric
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...

Read More
Categories: appreciation, art, character, meaningful,
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...

Read More
Categories: meaningful, appreciation, art, creation, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
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,...

Read More
Categories: art, friendship, meaningful, nature,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member The Packing of a Suitcase
     Consider, Recall, Reflect, Hesitate, Tremble
           Before your life's vast sweep.

...

Read More
Categories: destiny, journey, life, meaningful,
Form: Free verse
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...

Read More
Categories: life, meaningful,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member My Wish
I wish I was a mountain
With a bold gray granite face
My only tears a waterfall
That magnifies my grace
Each passing cloud, a misty shroud
Which adds to...

Read More
Categories: imagination, meaningful,
Form: Rhyme
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...

Read More
Categories: meaningful, appreciation, dream, education, encouraging,
Form: Diminished Hexaverse
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...

Read More
Categories: meaningful, blessing, future, heart, hope,
Form: Rhyme
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...

Read More
© John Conde  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: meaningful, crazy, desire, faith, future,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Clover
Lay me down in clover
There I'll set my spirit free
To bask in memories of my youth
When life was still carefree
Where dreams of old still hover
With...

Read More
Categories: meaningful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WOLFSPIRIT


while eagles soar high
over rugged mountains
of south carolina
through writings shared 
WolfSpirit takes shape
my mind pictures the man
in all his wisdom
half human half spirit

i hear his...

Read More
Categories: god, meaningful, nature, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
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...

Read More
Categories: art, creation, green, meaningful,
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...

Read More
Categories: meaningful, blessing, celebration, emotions, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
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...

Read More
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...

Read More
Categories: life, meaningful, metaphor,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member O' How Long And Well This Night's Dark Shadows Oft Play, Poet Dedication Series
SAMUEL TAYLOR COLERIDGE-- Number One- (INSPIRED BY AND FROM HIS FROST AT MIDNIGHT POEM).

(1.)

O' How Long And Well This Night's Dark Shadows Oft Play,
Poet Dedication...

Read More
Categories: meaningful, allusion, appreciation, art, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
Dark Waters
The other girls were Shallow Waters.
Catching Sunlight with ease,
and gleaming crystal clear.

She was as deep as the Ocean.
And the further you dive into her,
The Darker...

Read More
© Julia Ford  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: meaningful, beach, deep, dream, me,
Form: Free verse
The maker of the stars
THE MAKER OF THE STARS

Giant candles in the night sky
Flicker for me as they pass by
YOUR majesty is what comes shining through

When I’m stuck in...

Read More
Categories: destiny, meaningful, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Lyric
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...

Read More
Categories: meaningful, black african american, boy,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member In Our Blindness, Chalked Up To Just Be Fate
In Our Blindness, Chalked Up To Just Be Fate

Life, its complexity truly astounds
astounds this old soul so sadly earthbound
earthbound but not without imagined flight
flight into...

Read More
Categories: meaningful, appreciation, art, conflict, corruption,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member O' Shadow, This Soul Dares To Ask Of Thee
O' Shadow, This Soul Dares To Ask Of Thee

O' 
shadow,
pray tell more
before midnight clock scores 
and in its echoes lays to waste
souls yearning for life's...

Read More
Categories: meaningful, appreciation, art, creation, deep,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Trek Into A Forest Wonderfully Deep, New Dawn- Second Battle, Part Two
A Trek Into A Forest Wonderfully Deep,
(New Dawn- Second Battle, Part Two) 

This vista, newfound view image of divine scene
fertile virgin ground, pretty as a...

Read More
Categories: meaningful, appreciation, art, conflict, dark,
Form: Sonnet
Hope
Don't rush to wash off the sea salt 
drying on your skin;
the hopes it carries from other oceans,
those remain yet to be seen.
...

Read More
© A.O. Taner  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: meaningful, august, beach, beautiful, cool,
Form: Verse