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Best Pity Poems

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

Cry of the City

We will walk then, you and I

When daylight shuts her weary eye;

Down the streets where beggars sleep

And drug crazed addicts spend their keep.

On streets that...

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Categories: pity, life, prayer, time, drug, universe,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Eccentric Eyes
Open eyed, long tearless, foul silvered orbs
have you no pity? The aqua tide rides dry.
Blind staring scorches, accusing twin barbs
who burrow inward, a destiny to...

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Categories: pity, pain,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member TO THE FLOWER

Your scent beckoned my weeping heart to painless flight;
amidst a garden where God dusts His pretty love.

Spring tints are pure and fragrant, free...

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Categories: pity, beauty, environment, flower, imagery, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A choice

                  A vulture and owl

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Categories: pity, addiction,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member To the Scoffers of Sensual Writes
To those who think that poetry must be
of lofty things, not sensuality
To those who write of stars and sun and moon
and who to romance will...

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Categories: pity, passion, poetry,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Politics and Poetry - is hate really the answer

Politics and Poetry – is hate really the answer

Why write a poem of hate about Trump
He’s been there just over a week
Though Hilary Clinton the...

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Categories: pity, angst, political,
Form: Rhyme
When the Sun Drowns in the Sea
I walked home alone in the dampening mist
as the pastel colored sky blanketed the sun
His rays sank into the sea for their daily tryst
Resting among...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pity, lost love,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast

In the deep core of her skin
I feel a human who is no saint  
Cutting out her heart, ripping everything to...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pity, abuse, beauty, dark, emo, how i
Form: Epic
Premium Member Finding BigFoot
For BigFoot I searched everywhere.
In all the Northwest, he’s not there!
Then I thought I might know
where a BigFoot might go . . .
so I went...

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Categories: pity, funny love,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Why I Walk
I walk and walk, without talking to anyone,
I walk here and there, to avoid their stares, 
their scowls, their “poor lady” pity -
Do they know...

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Categories: pity, abuse, fear, humanity, pain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Advice
Do not look to me with questioning eyes
For i do not possess the answers you seek 
i cannot taste the bitter sweetness on your tongue,

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Categories: pity, change, drink, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Food for thought - with Chris Green
Lyrics start 0.05 - timed to the music

Pack your bags dear, there’s a Croc near
And he’s creeping, through the night
With his eye on - on...

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Categories: pity, food, health, scary,
Form: Lyric


The cheerful trumpet of miraculous life, imperatively sounded in 
My mother’s life-giving womb,
Heralding with its melodic tune another animation: MINE!
And as my innocent...

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Categories: pity, birth, life, universe,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Just Another Valentine

Countless hearts and roses fall for sake of heeding Cupid's call ...
          And yet I fail...

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Categories: pity, romantic, soulmate, true love, valentines day,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls
Of Treasures Sought, Diving For Forbidden Dark Pearls

I shall weave you, dear reader, words true and sincere
tho' will not be as great as those woven...

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Categories: pity, beauty, dedication, emotions, life, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member O' How Long And Well This Night's Dark Shadows Oft Play, Poet Dedication Series


O' How Long And Well This Night's Dark Shadows Oft Play,
Poet Dedication...

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Categories: pity, allusion, appreciation, art, beautiful, creation, meaningful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dinosaurs

fossil of all time
creatures of mother nature
mysterious death

bones found in the dirt
deep under the Earth's surface
museum makes money

no pity chasing...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pity, history, life, mystery
Form: Haiku
Grief is Grief is not
Grief is not something we “get through”…
you “get through” a bad day
Grief is not something we “get over”,
“you ”get over” a cold”
Grief is not something...

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Categories: pity, death, grief, hope, inspirational, heart, friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fear Not The Wind
Fear not the fierce wind, o gentle heart
Though it may rattle the eaves
And give no ear to its whispers with nothing to impart
But shallow promises...

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Categories: pity, fear, nature, uplifting,
Form: Sonnet
Confessions of a Baby Snatcher
This is my last confession; there will be no more.

I am impercipient and slow from last night's sleeping pill,
wincing away from the harshness of day.

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Categories: pity, baby, dark, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We are so Different
We are so different

I am smart, you are less so
I am a man, you are a woman
I am trump, you are poor
I am beautiful, you...

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Categories: pity, arabic, child, forgiveness, life, loss, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
All Change
This year I turned the big ‘5-0’
And my body is acting strange
So I went to see the doctor who said
Not to worry, as I was...

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Categories: pity, funny, health, life
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Both Sides for Me
The look of pity on the saleswoman's face said it all
my paint spattered clothing, however the jeans fit
just didn't have that panache, chic pizazz, tongue...

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Categories: pity, absence, adventure, dream, fun, growing up,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Hidden Beauty
Her smile was lopsided, crooked
And her eyes had lost their shine
In a wheelchair bound and broken
Sat this mother dear of mine

Once the one that they...

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Categories: pity, mother, tribute,
Form: Quatrain

Have I met trouble when I met your ocean eyes
for beneath that steady gaze, I reach the highest sky?
Slothful moon turned...

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Categories: pity, growth, inspiration, life, love, relationship,
Form: Rhyme