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


Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: power, body, death, history, lonely, night,
Form: Epic



Premium Member To Be With You -
I love you,
that's not hard for me to say,
its not a prediction, or a reflection, it just is
a motion in my heart's ocean,
an ocean named...

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Categories: power, desire,
Form: Ballad
Hands
Featuring: Leonora Galinta
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Take My Hands
I Offer Them To You
Hold Them Tight
Never Let Them Go!!!
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~MY HANDS~

With all the time on my hands
I gave my hands one...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, birthday, body, giving, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
(A Tribute)

Tough as nails young man with a red right hand
red-fire and whiskey ran in his blood.
Courageous seed...

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Categories: power, conflict, death, fate, sorrow, war, world
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member No such thing as forever
We all arrive alone naked and vulnerable,
crying our eyes out, not knowing -
this is the first day of the rest of our life.
I guess the...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: power, analogy, death, life,
Form: Free verse



Of Ink
   Partial Paper
 -A poet in heat-

Ink carries its own tale,
When moonshine intoxicates your pen
Bottles of ink fill your mind
Composing symphonies on every...

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Categories: beauty, feelings, inspirational, life, poetry, power,
Form: Free verse
A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: power, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
           (The Solemn Prayer)

Raining splashing, fierce winds...

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Categories: power, art, deep, encouraging, inspirational, loss, recovery
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lily of the Nile
Lily of the Nile 

O Lily of the Nile, your enchanting
purple starburst blooms
rise on naked stalks to greet

lovers on their river stroll as
nature lifts their...

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Categories: power, beauty, flower, river,
Form: Verse
Cocaine Is Her Name
COCAINE Is Her Name  ( Addiction )

COCAINE is her name. They call her COKE for short.
She came into this Country, without a Passport.
Since then...

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Categories: power, addiction,
Form: Free verse
Dear Men
Dear men,
Explain to me why I stand alone. 
Women are quick to uplift their father, sons, and brothers
Quick to maintain the home,
But when she needs...

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Categories: power, abuse, anger, discrimination, feelings, poems, voice,
Form: Free verse
I Think Of You - After The Fall - 5
I could have cried like a bride at a funeral
Bled out, dry. I could have but I was already
dehydrated...I

i think of you

I wish someone could...

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Categories: power, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Never Stop Dancing
I am the diamond
     that breathes 
     in your hands;
The fine lace to sway in
     breezes through windows
   ...

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Categories: power, beautiful, dance, inspirational, joy, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BECAUSE I LOVE YOU




I saw the bitter tears of unhappiness
Running down your agonizing face,
Ravaged with pain,

And I became a sponge of compassion
To absorb them.


I heard the howling 
Of...

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Categories: power, friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hero
In a world where hearts ignore compassionate cries.
Acts of kindness become rare, so empathy dies.

As human nature loses the skill to listen,
his mission is to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: power, inspiration, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Young Divine Happiness -


She is young and free, and most of her love lies in front of her
As the dawning twilight holds one breathless air under misted whispers...

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Categories: power, beauty, destiny, dream, feelings, love,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member SUNRISE MEDITATION


Stop in your tracks

Take a deep breath
Stop and relax

Close your eyes
Exhale a slow deep breath

In your mind’s eye 
It’s early dawn
It’s quiet and serene around...

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Categories: power, freedom, inspirational, introspection, motivation, nature, peace,
Form: Free verse
Diamond Cut
"A Broken Demo"

In a desperate cry for help
She hires every jeweler
A cheap sheep crying, Wolf!
Using old repeating politic
utilizing lies * manipulation 
To cover the Glass...

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Categories: abuse, evil, leadership, political, power, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I am willing,, a miracle
To win is the trying..!' gainst despairs blank stare, a wounded earth still 
rolls on..! Midst the throes of territorial vying..

Shows our shattered crystal the...

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Categories: power, faith,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Grake - For Dr Seuss Contest


On a warm summer’s day, in the month of July, 
in a town that’s as small as a grasshopper’s thigh,   
walked a girl...

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Categories: power, anti bullying, bullying, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Winds of Autumn
I called to the winds of autumn
As they wrapped up the dying year;
"Oh stay for a moment and tell me
Of answers I need to hear".

Who...

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Categories: life, lost, autumn, lost, power,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Amidst the Fallen Petals
He was ever gentle with her
always careful
composed
never passing the boundaries
never asking too much
a man of his culture
and bearing
didn’t move too fast

She was a flower
pristine...virginal
a flower...

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Categories: power, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member March 19 Memories
Mama….it’s today
The chalendar shouts it
Today
15 years ago..you breathed your last
and I still see you in dreams
and I still miss you, Mama

I’m sitting here
in front of...

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Categories: power, death, faith, mother,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rule the World
Real women
Understand a very simple yet important concept.
Love begins at home.
Everything else just follows.

To eliminate
Hatred from the world
Entails raising children with love and guidance.

Women deserve...

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Categories: power,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member I LIVE FOR THE DAY - A Visual Video Poem
POTW 12th May 2019

Thank you for visiting my third Visual Video Poem, more or less a continuation of my previous poem – ‘The Dreamer’
(I invite...

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Categories: power, hope, inspiration, motivation, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme