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Best Perspective Poems

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


Why is it that someone's pain is felt pleasure to another?
I arrived with fears. I cared to find a friend, anywhere

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Categories: perspective, universe,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Real Men Wear Pink
I stand about five feet eight
I'll admit, I'm a tad overweight
Drive an old pick up truck
Not one to pass the buck
At the moment have a...

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Categories: character, funny, humor, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
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: perspective, community, funny, how i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member As Poets Prepare their Pens
They hide behind mountains of ignorance, 
judging within a valley of selfish love.
Among weeds where flowers refuse to grow,
to the mercy of hypocrites -

only we...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: peace, perspective, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dove in Your Eyes
How fast to wiles I fell my damask rose,
awake from slumber slept untold ages.
To gaze so deep in ocean eyes repose,
and print whispered prayer on...

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Categories: imagery, lonely, love, perspective,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member My Shoes
My shoes have traveled miles of roads
Their soles are worn quite thin
Struggling with this heavy load
I carry deep within
Beyond repair, no longer shine
Scuffed with many...

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Categories: appreciation, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old Man
Old man

he lived over there
in a house of dreams

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Categories: perspective, art, beautiful, child, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Be Loved - POTD
To be loved
is to be a wildflower
blooming in springtime. 
How wondrous to be much desired
by all the honeybees in the meadow. 
There's no greater wealth...

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Categories: analogy, appreciation, love, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Shape of Water
So much to know, so little time to learn
To think of all the unsolved mysteries
Still trying to understand all that we know
How sad, most go...

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Categories: environment, life, perspective, planet,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member There Are No Bounds to Where We Poets Go
Where on Earth or far beyond do we poets go, you ask. 
My thoughts willingly stretch my imagination with this task.
I would any direction...

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Categories: perspective, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Of Infinity

In the land of finite, measurable calculus of existence,
You are a silhouette of mystique, esoteric obscurity,
A symbol ambiguous, living among realm of precision, 
Unreachable to...

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Categories: perspective,
Form: Personification
Moment of Truth
I was walking with two friends of mine,
when we saw a woman
who was tall, beautiful and black
They spoke lewd to her,
so she didn't speak back

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Categories: perspective, philosophy, truth, wisdom,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The Truth About ADHD
Growing up with ADHD forces you to adapt,
impulsive behaviour controls how you react,
attention span wanders and naturally distracts,
you face an impact, that in fact, doesn't...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anti bullying, perspective, psychological,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Simple Musings From A Heterosexual Male with Unkempt Facial Hair

     Every discovery started with absolutely 
     no idea of where to start...

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Categories: muse, perspective,
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 Quietus

In a mire brewed
betwixt puddles of hell and mute dissent 
a martyr wades - 
weighed down by the squirm of shame and disdain, alas
the thirsting...

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Categories: perspective, angst, conflict, dark, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Today

     Embrace the miracle of Today's birth;
     the beginning of everything.

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Categories: perspective, spiritual,
Form: Didactic
Can You Imagine
Can You Imagine

In Our Planet

If one fine day..
All trees are given a chance to speak-
What will they speak to us?:
'What have you EGOISTIC humans 

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Categories: humanity, imagination, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Depth Perception
From corners of silver lakes, you shimmer
In glancing ripples, fluid treasure awaits
And I, diving for pearls, a swimmer
Tangled within your illusion of depth
Until the fragile...

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Categories: perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member By then we'll be dead
Whispers and intrigue 
and things that shan’t be said,
not uttered or stuttered--
minds shuttered instead.

You cannot, you shall not,
believe your own eyes.
You must put your trust...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Seeds Of The Soul
In our souls lie all the seeds,
Waiting patiently to meet our needs.
Soulfully waiting for us to choose,
For us to use or abuse.

We plant our seeds...

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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, life, perspective, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Slave
Like a herd of cattle, placed on a ship.
Upon my back, I felt their whip!
Ripping into my flesh, excruciating pain.
Forced across the big water on...

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Categories: courage, death, slavery, perspective,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Warts and all
Warts and all

She made a mistake 
when she kissed  a toad
No castle or carriage 
She chose a rough road
He had a few warts
he wasn't...

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Categories: perspective, appreciation, i love you,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Trying to Grasp The Magnificent
I sense the fullness 
in fleeting moments
At those rare times 
I'm able to let go of me
The ebbs and flows 
of non linear thinking
when I...

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Categories: perspective, blessing, creation, forgiveness, god,
Form: Rhyme
Third Person
He speaks metaphorically to avoid dealing direct, 
shows the unknown hand he’s against too much respect, 
writes about his bravery though it’s no where to...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: perspective, anxiety, depression, introspection, lost,
Form: Rhyme