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Best Mentor Poems

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

Premium Member Pretty Poet
Where Have All The Pretty Poets Gone? 

A real poet are you, charismatic over everything you serve
Showcasing, a rainbow that folds the perfect worldwide perspective

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Categories: mentor, angel, how i feel,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Generous Bard
(The Merry Adventures of Robin Good)

Sherwood's Forest legendary, leading man 
up, down, tricking eggs between branches
slender, slander, his voice is growing thinner
twisting, turning heads 50...

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Categories: mentor, abuse, character, community, corruption,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member Poetrysoup Heroes
The best advice came from my hero
since our very first days on the Soup,
he said to me true to yourself
don't try to blend into...

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Categories: mentor, encouraging, friend, hero, inspiration,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Poet
The Poet

Tribute to
Tim Smith @

Seeking inspiration
in the darkness of the night.
He listens to the shadows
to give him words to write.

A longing somewhere in the...

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Categories: mentor, blessing, character, destiny, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Un-Ruffled Feathers
I didn’t ask for help.
Yet someone heard
my inward crying voice
without a word.

“When the student is ready
a teacher will appear”
somehow it seems these teachers
pop up everywhere.


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Categories: angel, friend, mentor, teacher,
Form: Rhyme

The One Who Remains Silent

visions of happy encouragement and
loving growth I had been seeking-
I'll never know his name,
but it's just the same
he was the first...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blessing, mentor, metaphor, silence,
Form: Free verse
I'M My Daddy Made Over
Dedicated to my Dad Jerry W. Niday 3/20/1952 - 6/18/2013

I am who I am because of him
He’s the reason for my son’s name
He gave me...

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Categories: mentor, absence, angst, cancer, change,
Form: Marsiya
We Lost More Than a Dad
We lost more than just a Dad that day
We lost half of how we came to be
We lost we four girls first love
We lost our...

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Categories: mentor, absence, angst, best friend,
Form: Epic
Owl's Requiem
The rising sun has set.
Night has fallen.
The plow rests,
tillage and toil finished.
The corn ear withers,
but seeds are saved.
The scrolls are opened
event recorded;
the news spread:
"The sun...

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Categories: mentor, bereavement, death of a
Form: Elegy
I Will Breathe In Your Rarefied Air
When you said to me,
"Climb up here,  It's pollution free."
Sacred. Safe.
Your rarefied air.
Calculating, you seemed so free.
Safeguard. Sage.
I said I could breathe...
Underrated your density.

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Categories: education, identity, mentor,
Form: Alliteration
What Is Life
What is Life
Life is a gift, with many ups and downs,
Its mysteries and wonders keeps’ us spellbound; 
It takes us on adventures, that were not...

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Categories: mentor, appreciation, beautiful, celebration, encouraging,
Form: Light Verse
The Class Guide
a shy ..,
bashful guy
always kept me.,
confined to last bench..
down my head,
huddled heart ,
blenched my breathes and 
arms always clenched..

Staring with a thief eye

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© Ra Shagun  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: mentor, beautiful, beauty, first love,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Old Men In Blue Jeans
Old men in blue jeans

Dungarees – that’s what they were called,
heavy, blue denim, metal button fly -
form that followed function.  The “cuffs” were
rolled up...

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Categories: mentor, nostalgia,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Guardian Poet
A guardian poet you have been to me
Much like an angel, there protecting me
When I was silent, lost in dark of night
You read my words...

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Categories: dedication, friend, mentor, integrity,
Form: Sonnet
A Lone Wolf In My Office
He walked into my office, business in hand,
In denim baggy overalls, a plaid shirt, white painters cap, 
and grandpa's old white leather orthopedic shoes.
If I...

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Categories: mentor, appreciation, business, endurance, image,
Form: Prose
A Summer of Lastingness
In a summer of lastingness, long ago,
what you had in store for me my love,
I could've never known.

Through the depth and channels
of the heart, you...

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Categories: mentor, cancer, caregiving, deep, garden,
Form: Rhyme
Silent One
S ince I arrived 
I n Poetrysoup
L acking in
E very poetry skill,
N ever once has
T his master doubted me.

O ne tremendous teacher.
N ever disappoints with...

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Categories: faith, mentor,
Form: Acrostic
Captcha Wha6
When I was only five
Heard mommy always's say
Angel  keep being naughty and you won't make it to

Entry for Adam Hapworth's
Captcha Acrostic Contest
G.L. All...

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Categories: mentor, age, caregiving, child, childhood,
Form: Acrostic
The Young Philosopher
I listen calmly to him
Slowly nudging him on
As he expounds on philosophy
Hidden gems are revealed
Polished and inspected
This one owns a gold mine
This one has hidden...

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Categories: appreciation, friend, mentor, word
Form: Narrative
That's When, You'Re Going To Need a Friend
(That's when) you're going to need a friend

When your love's got up
and left you
you feel like
you want to die.

you've given up
on just believing...
you don't even...

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Categories: mentor, encouraging, friend, growing up,
Form: Lyric
Breathe In Me Life, For Death Enshrouds
“Seducer, healer, deity or thief,
I will see you soon enough—
in the shadow of the rainfall,
in the brief violet darkening a sunset—
but until then I pray...

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Categories: mentor, blessing, care, death, hope,
Form: Free verse
Whom Would I Listen To
Sometimes when am emotionally strangled 
I sit in the corner of my room
and think and blink,
also cry untill my eyes run out of tears..

When I...

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© V. Deepa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: conflict, heart, loneliness, mentor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Holy Dust of Creation's Seed Sown
Born from this ancient dust of creation's seed sown now so true,
Whilst sparkling inside a mystical divine light on this dark night,
I’m nourished from the...

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Categories: mentor, creation, god, heaven, love,
Form: Terza Rima
Sage and Cur
When we sat together,
we whispered almost as one,
not as conspirators,
but as mentor and acolyte,
and you spoke of things that I did not comprehend
yet with words...

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Categories: conflict, mentor, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Awareness
Angel, if you’re looking for a shoulder to cry on
Then, God led you to the right place
Dry your eyes and I'll help move you forward

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Categories: mentor, blessing, confidence, devotion, encouraging,
Form: Free verse