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Best Power Poems

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


Premium Member The Power of One
The Power of One

Slowly shadows devour the day’s light,
The silhouette of fear draws breath 
From the soul left gasping,
A firestorm of fury gathering,
Like mists of...

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Categories: courage, hope, power, sick,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Hands
With all the time on my hands, I gave my hands one job.
 My Hands   -The Artist-

My hands paint everything in my life
they...

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Categories: power, anxiety, beautiful, beauty, birthday,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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 line
Drops of passion...

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Categories: power, beauty, feelings, inspirational, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Laminated Love
Frozen flames pressed between each sheet
I flip every page while taking notes
Censoring every event in my past 
I fall deep when staring at the painting...

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Categories: power, art, beautiful, desire, fate,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member 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: power, abuse, evil, leadership, political,
Form: Free verse



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: power, life, lost, autumn, lost,
Form: Rhyme
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 Oh To Be the King
Regally they strut
Lions have no ought to roar
Status apparent

Establish importance with quiet visibility without vocality

(Not for any contest)...

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Categories: courage, inspirational, motivation, power,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member - Life Behind the Mirror -
Enchanting chambers made of glass 
Breaking reflections shatter falling into ruin
The history behind the tears and sorrow of a heart
Fragile echoes inside truth broken always...

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Categories: power, art, beauty, blessing, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Man's Enduring Gift
To till an arid desert
  and make it bloom
To fashion with two hands
  a palace of rooms

To drain a swamp 
  and...

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Categories: creation, humanity, power,
Form: Rhyme
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: power, black african american, faith,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Unicorn
Like the UNICORN

At times I fear I am the mysterious of all animals
Like the Unicorn, I myself do not feel real
My inner beauty is the...

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Categories: power, beauty, depression, horse, life,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Hell's Hospitality
The sun cries for us, its heat fades away
snowflakes sprinkle round its orbit, yet go unmelted
it feels like evening, but its yet noon
time never changes...

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Categories: power, africa, anger, corruption, culture,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Grovelling
The moon is hidden out of sight
I come to you at dead of night
The latch is lifted on the door
You stand aloof as I implore
I...

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Categories: fantasy, power,
Form: Couplet
Always Yours
The handwriting became darker,
And I imagined your hands pressing upon the page,
Wavering whether to write your thoughts or not
Soon, sure, the wavering became conviction,
And in...

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Categories: power, heart, introspection, passion, poetry,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Necromancer (The Haunting Continues...)
In the cemetery I walk, so dark it is this night.
 Hoping that the Ghouls won't start to bite.
I feel the tug of the dead,...

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Categories: power, death, fantasy, imaginationdark, dark,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Premium Member - Striking Fear Home -
As the winds breathe heavily darkened within fury
Moaning filled with clouds begins speaking 
Through stormy turbulent assaults with waves that kill

A ballad is blown away...

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Categories: deep, fear, nature, power,
Form: tristich
Premium Member Drink the Kool-Aid
Chug-a-lug, Chug-a-lug – 
no matter the fly in our
President's mug, the bug in 
his thinking...my reflecting on
his ailing brain, and it's obvious
volume shrinking:

Those mindless, confusing...

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© Joe Dimino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: power, christian, evil, leadership, political,
Form: Free verse
Silent Beauty
The tree. in its outspoken glory
              will strive to tell its verdant...

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Categories: endurance, humanity, power, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member From Here to There and Back
What is the meaning of it all?
If I told you, you’d surely bawl.
Cry like a baby, yes you would,
If all of truth you understood.

Truth can...

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© Bill Baker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: creation, meaningful, paradise, power,
Form: Sonnet
Never Surrender
I'm a grit teeth beginner breaking out the cage,
growing strong and fitter with wit coming of age,
squeezing letters out of lemons got me in a...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: power, anxiety, character, confidence, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Edge Walker
EDGE WALKER 

Waking up to the depth beyond such things every day
One day I choose to walk and become Queen of Mandalay

In the depth of...

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Categories: power, day, dedication, emotions, life,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Lady Death
"LADY  DEATH" ------Chaos!!!

Craving life was all of 'HOPE' desire.
Torturing her into the odyssey of Hells fire.
Ending her in heartbreak by her own insane,
cruel father...

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Categories: power, dark, death, evil, fantasy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member I Love Guns
I love Guns


Guns make us safe
Guns are rights and freedoms
The more guns, the more freedoms we shall bear
Every man woman and child should be armed
So...

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Categories: power, america, angst, death, eulogy,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Trail of Tears
God knows at times it don’t all come up Roses
And most days, these days life don’t work at all
Each road I choose keeps leading me...

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Categories: power, bullying, depression, humanity, poverty,
Form: Rhyme