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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


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,



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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member Write My Life
When I first surrendered all to You
it wasn’t clear to me,
that You became the author;
my life, Your poetry.
The pages of my life were dark.
You made...

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Categories: analogy, god, perspective, poetry,

Premium Member Today

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

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Categories: perspective, spiritual,

Premium Member Departed Friendships
For Linda, Freddie, Chan, & others that meant something true to us…

Another departure…

Another wistful teardrop
Embracing yesterday’s candid goodbye

No longer can we touch their physical soul....

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Categories: perspective, death of a friend,

Premium Member Tears from my Ancestors
I'll drink tears from my ancestors in silence
From history's cup of their defiance
I'll sit in darkness where my soul is torn
and quench my parched thirst...

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Categories: sorrow, perspective,

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
In...

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Categories: perspective, philosophy, truth, wisdom,

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,

Premium Member - Fight With Dragons And Wolves -

Take me into the realm of your midnight dreams awakening sleep 
Bring us to a higher level far away from misery and despair
Where waves through...

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Categories: change, conflict, faith, perspective,

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,

Premium Member Photos with Glitches on Invisible Wings
You're a camera obscura, a broken bell's rings,
You made me dance slowly on sad phantom strings.
You always had the slightly off-color touch,
Your insensitive skin never...

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Categories: perspective, relationship,

An adequate vocal gesture
I do have purpose
that stays near
a constant reminder 
of my inner child

As my conscienceness
shines through to create 
a new perspective
I break out of my cocoon

Only...

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Categories: perspective, hope, inspirational, life, uplifting,

Premium Member Absolute Truth-Full Liar
A golden coin flipped into the sky
One side is absolute truth
the other side is stamped with lies
Hope it lands right/wrong side up
so you can partially...

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Categories: perspective,

Premium Member About Time
Seconds lost on questioning,
why time's not left to chance?
Each moment is everlasting,
fate's no relentless circumstance.

We act as if time can be saved,
how pointless to believe.
Never...

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Categories: allusion, perspective, time,

Moons Distress
The moon's once effervescent shine
now hangs low as if in distress
as the heavens shower me
with tears of the once bright celestial being
soaking me in the...

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Categories: perspective, beauty, confidence, courage, hope,

Premium Member Support Your Local Poet
“Support your local poet please”
Said the man with hand out and down on one knee
I’m down on my luck
And for only a buck
My humble verses...

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© Chris Hagy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: character, perspective, poets, poverty,

Premium Member Ordinary
The world is full of ordinary people
Doing ordinary things,
Living ordinary lives
On this tiny speck of floating rock
In a limitless sea of space.
How extraordinary is that?

...

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Categories: perspective,

Premium Member Choosing Sides

Even as a child of God -
when it came right down to it
she stood firmly on her child’s side
not God’s 

.. and damn
how I envied...

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Categories: perspective, angst, appreciation, introspection, irony,

Premium Member As I Plot Just One More Day
As I Plot Just One More Day

Desperate as the waking at blackest dawn
I seek only moments within eternity,
for the day upon me is long 
and...

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Categories: perspective, appreciation, art, dark, deep,

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,

Slamming The Super-Duper-Soupers
you want to know a secret
when I write a poem and it's perfect
i dont share it
i bury it 
deep inside of me 
where no one...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humor, slam, perspective,

Gold Fever
Gold Fever 

History will not record the bloated weight
Of this pious and bigoted race 
Or count the fat and flaccid wealth
Of religions idolatry

Those pages have...

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Categories: faithfaith, political, perspective,