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Best People Poems

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


Premium Member Broken People
I wish to be with the broken people
the get in your face challenge me people
The sometimes hidden
sitting in a dark corner kinda people
The don't you...

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Categories: people,
Form: Free verse



Don't Bother Me
Don't bother me with conformity
don't bother me today-
with things I should (or shouldn't) do
or what I shouldn't say!

Don't bother me with conformity
my house is not...

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Categories: people, community, funny, how i
Form: Rhyme
Recording/Re-playing/Recording/Re-playing
The farm
     and the porch light hums 
the sound of another 
orange dawn.

Burnt up – crisp
     ...

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Categories: life, people, philosophy, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sun shines on the righteous
It’s only the good that die young.
I sadly have found it seems true.
While evil across earth is flung,
God’s purest of souls are too few.

I sadly...

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Categories: irony, people,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member The Joy Killing Poet
**Back smile/smile Back **

With your heads way up your :]ssa[: 
You will never accomplish the win
I got shots that will protect me from your rabid...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: people, adventure, deep, hate, irony,
Form: Epic



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 world wide...

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Categories: people, angel, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kiss the Rain
I'm leaving now, but here is a reminder
'Twill bring to you the days we walked through rain
So when you wish to feel my hand in...

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Categories: girl, people, rain, romantic,
Form: Quatrain
What Only Angles Hear
Daddy never did understand.
That violence doesnt bring comfort.
A lost soul seeking acceptance from a unwelcome hand.

She was silent no one ever knew.
The secrets behind her...

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Categories: people, angst, death, depression, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pride and joy of his family
Having lived on earth for some time now
Impatiently he dwells, harboring self doubt.
In face of impediments he loses his mind
Acquiring dispositions like hate and lies,
Hosting...

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Categories: integrity, life, men, people,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Ode to the Redwood
I was once a little twig with dreams of being a mighty tree
So people would come from all around just to look at me
As the...

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Categories: people, forgiveness, friendship, imagination, life,
Form: Personification
This Girl
This girl, she's crying inside,
But all everyone sees is smiles,
This girl, she's hurting inside,
She's lived like this for quite a while,
Always holding her pain inside,...

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Categories: life, people, sympathy, teen,
Form: Free verse
ONE FOR ALL
God is all colours
And He is no colour,
For He lives in the black
And He lives in the white.
He lives in the mixed,red
Olive, brown and yellow,
For...

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Categories: life, love, peace, people
Form: Rhyme
A LullabyTo The Lost
Life and cigarettes burn to fast.
We waste are time.
So within the moment you bask.

A pretty face has to age.
Every story meets  it's final page.
When...

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Categories: angst, life, people, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ugly Gray Rock
An ugly gray rock, so I kicked it along,
     Musing on memories, humming a song.

Jagged and rough, I gave it no...

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Categories: people, beauty, humanity, metaphor, nature,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Me,Myself and I
When me and myself
Are feeling sadness
I sit down to chat
With the both of them
Finding the reasons
For their troubled minds

We have time to chat
I would speak...

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Categories: image, people,
Form: Free verse
Star of the Show
Narrate you own life's story
and tell you own life's tale
Don't leave it up for grabs
or even up for sale!

Write down your own life's story
before the...

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Categories: identity, life, people, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A TRIBUTE


This is a well deserved tribute that I'd like to share
For those wonderful people working in our health care
Doctors, nurses, paramedics and admin staff too...

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Categories: people, tribute,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In The Shadows
  "If only we choose to see"
        the invisible people,
      Who live...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lost, people, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Loss Of The Lifeboat, The 'Solomon Browne'



In the year ninteen eighty one on the nineteenth day of December
A day the town of Mousehole in Cornwall, will always remember
An R.N.L.I. Watson class...

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Categories: boat, death, people, rain,
Form: Narrative
Who Am I
I am the ring around Saturn
spinning words as particles of ice and dust
with the power to transcend

I am the original chosen to be right here...

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© humble b  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: people, black african american, faith,
Form: Verse
Each Day Takes its Turn
Standing firm 
we live 
we give 
we take 
we learn 
we strive to make sure 
each day enlightens us 
and brightens us
even as light fades...

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Categories: people, black african american, day,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member THE WHEEL HAS COME FULL CIRCLE
What goes up must come down. 
No colors can define who you are. 
You may own a cart or limousine. 
We'll still reach the end...

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Categories: people, faith, god, imagery, life,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Selfie or Call Me Insensitive
You call me insensitive,
But I don't believe that's true;
Because, you see,
It's all about me.
It's not about you.

You say your opinion doesn’t matter,
That I’ve no respect...

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Categories: people, angst, culture, funny, giggle,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DEMOCRACY


Oh, Democracy,* 
You, most desirable bride among  
Political systems,
Your suitors many have been throughout 
History  
In every part of the world, you were...

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Categories: people, philosophy, political,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Oneness
Oneness
                   Authored by Chuck Keys

It had no...

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© Chuck Keys  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: people, black african american, dedication,
Form: Free verse