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Best Overcoming Poems

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

Premium Member Obsessed with love
Hate is an unnecessary need
in the book of necessities.
Love is the key component
within the book of obsessities.

Lust is an unfaithful guide
misguiding towards fake perceptions.
Sincere love...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: overcoming, analogy, love,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Dark Poet
She writes of darkness like her soul’s been sold
But deep inside she has a heart of gold
Words brought on by a darkened past
At times she...

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Categories: overcoming, imaginationlight, angel, angel, light,
Form: Couplet
The Definition Of A Real Woman
(W)- A real woman knows that the wages of sin is death so she is not concerned about the wages of a real man, because...

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© Tay Reid  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: overcoming, anniversary, beauty, butterfly, courage, dedication, devotion,
Form: Ballad
The College
The knowledge…from ‘The College’…
Is any other high school greater…maybe later…?
From a tender age…what is the stage…?
The motto…never yield…but be brave…
For five years…no fears…some stares…many cheers…

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Categories: overcoming, courage, emotions, encouraging, inspiration,
Form: ABC
I Love You Dad
One of my earliest remembrances in this place; life
Was when I was about three or four years of age
The fear overcoming my heart thinking if...

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Categories: overcoming, angel, child, dad, i love you,
Form: Free verse
                MAMA AFRICA
 My driver to the earth
 No crush,No...

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Categories: overcoming, africa, universe,
Form: Ode
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 22
The great Sabbath day descended, though not in my heart and mind
On this new day,
I imagined rays of God’s light shining generously upon the mountains,

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Categories: overcoming, beauty, bible, confusion, courage, love, lust,
Form: Epic

Premium Member Temperance Rising
I Dove Determination-Body

Dazzling pearl flight in eternal dancing delight
Doves! Season me in the Four Seasons

Spring-Unfetter the umbrellas perched upon my mountains of pain and
exculpate me...

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Categories: overcoming, appreciation, bird, body, courage, encouraging, eve,
Form: Alliteration
A Tribute To Eminem
Without you there's no doubt I'd be
a man without this poetry,
you brought the artist out of me,
my rhymes make up your legacy.

The millions that you...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: overcoming, hip hop, inspiration, inspirational, motivation, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Romance Day And Night
Romance Day And Night

How the Romans played their moonlit dreams
splashing out near viaducts of love I can only
wonder same as with knights in shining armour

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Categories: overcoming, romance, prejudice,
Form: Narrative
michael jordan, poet soul - you are it
a poet's soul is brimming with life
through tragedies and glorious highs,
we all are connected; we all deeply care;
a poet's soul speaks to the heart in...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: overcoming, devotion, faith, friendship, hope, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
The Domino Effect
At long last
the woman in her rebelled!    
Overcoming fear and shame
she spoke out
not in a whisper
but loud, clear; determined
to end the torment...

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Categories: overcoming, abuse,
Form: Free verse
HipHop Is dead
Hip-Hop is dead
I can’t feel the throb, the devotion, the dedication
I wear all black
Black stilettos, black cut dress, aimed real low
Seductive but simple, I know...

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Categories: overcoming, imagination, loss, music, nostalgia, social, love,
Form: Personification
Moon Dance
The waves slide over the shore
Leaving tiny, squiggly trails
The moon and sun battle for the sky
And the big, bright moon prevails.
The beach is shrouded in...

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Categories: overcoming, inspirational, philosophy, sea, love, moon, ocean,
Form: Lyric
April showers
Of first embrace and broken glass
I cherish that first spark
New light upon our forest' dark.

Do you recall that northern wind? 
It came at first so...

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Categories: overcoming, devotion, life, love, passion, light, dark,
Form: Free verse
Ode to a River
River flowing down round rocks, 
              boulders and fallen trees.
Born at the...

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Categories: overcoming, confidence, endurance, journey, longing,
Form: Couplet
The resilient heart
Being broken into pieces by repeated defeat,
I was knocked down; heart skipped its beat,
The last hope was vanished; no signs to succeed,
Failures had drained all...

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Categories: overcoming, addiction, heart, inspiration, inspirational, motivation, success,
Form: Rhyme
Why write
To be asked why I write poetry, here's my response. I don't try to write happy or sad, good or bad I don't write for...

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Categories: overcoming, poems,
Form: I do not know?
A Struggle
We all have our good and bad days
Because they depend on our ways
Growing up around bad environments
And a screwed up system by governments
My family not...

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Categories: overcoming, hope, life, sad, teen, me, me,
Form: Bio
Premium Member Walking To Sanctuary City

Dying outside of The Gate
Into me   He breathed
His Spirit of Adoption 
To Abba Father I Cry

Hebrews 13:12  Therefore Jesus also suffered outside...

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© Word Hobo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: overcoming, faith, humanity,
Form: Parallelismus Membrorum
Returning Invitation
Hidden reservation site,
Buried behind wardrobes of femininity.
Aged wooden metal chest,
Handed over by grandparents.
Containing matters,
Tears weeping melodies on pink white ribbons of little girl's wearing.
Matching dress...

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Categories: overcoming, lost love, memory, memory,
Form: I do not know?
In the midst of solitude…
I’m made to learn from God Who teaches the best lesson:
Such is to love Him above all – in and out...

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Categories: overcoming, blessing, character, confidence, faith, god, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Over and Over
A tip of the cap and I'm undone 
sparks flourish beneath the brim 
and seductively lie 
a view enhanced 
enriched in the recesses 

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: overcoming, love,
Form: Free verse
The Anchor
The Anchor

The Lord is my strength.
He blesses mankind.
Everlastingly, He loves. 

Although life has trials,
Never will He forsake us.
Christ Jesus lived perfectly.
He was crucified and died.

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Categories: overcoming, faith
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Older
I will be blithe tonight.
The wind is high
I will walk alone beneath the sky
I will not let it happen, this tendency
To see oneself so righteous,...

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Categories: overcoming, introspection
Form: Free verse