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Best Pride Poems

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


The Ember's Pride Made An Ash Out Of Him
There he sat among the ashes, thinking he was, oh, so good,
Just a tiny glowing ember that was once a piece of wood,
And he thought...

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Categories: pride,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member TRIUMPH OVER PRIDE



As darkness covers moonlit night
stubbornness of will tracks the light-- 
and climbs upon iced mountain top, 
so near to fall, so quick flakes drop. 
...

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Categories: endurance, pride, recovery from,
Form: Couplet
Love Passing By
When the crimson rose has faded
And our day at last is done;
In the forest dark and shaded
Blows the tempest, dims the sun.
When the night holds...

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Categories: love, love, pride,
Form: Rhyme
Playing Human
Introducing: Nate & Linda

The smile on my lips
is forced and coerced
I pretend to pay attention
give the best possible advice
everyone praises me
I'm so kind, polite and...

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Categories: humanity, humorous, life, pride,
Form: Free verse
The Age of Poet Destroyer
A diamond in the Frost ... I am Emily, gazing through the years, 
Like Poe from rancid taste and dark smoke shadows
Florescent waste escaping a...

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Categories: community, pride, princess, strength,
Form: Epic



Texian Macabre Arena
The First Texian Macabre Arena Ballad (The extended free-fallen edition)
 
In another life, is where I first saw your face!
One summer afternoon, lying wounded next...

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Categories: pride, sin, sorrow, symbolism,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Your Love I'll Ever Bear

I want to word my very Love for you
though as a shy child, I start to stammer
a beloved Mother, my sole bijou
as I am of...

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Categories: pride, africa, beauty, happiness, home,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member With Divining Heart I Could Have Foreseen
With Divining Heart I Could Have Foreseen

With true divining heart I could have seen
little ripples of thy deep discontent.
My heart a meadow, once lush and...

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Categories: pride, art, break up, growing
Form: Sonnet
Mother is Dove
Modest woman moderate woman
Your inner beauty strikes me
Like the tongue of noble eloquence
More than gold even refined gold
Or our purged fulgent silver.

Black woman proud woman
Your...

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© Canny Amah  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pride, nostalgiamother, woman, water, dark,
Form: Free verse
Sun Dance
~Sun Dancing~         

Bright yellow sparks glisten around the landscape
Sheer environment expose  
Warmth slinks down every step...

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Categories: pride, beauty, immigration, magic, metaphor,
Form: Verse
Premium Member This Buds For You
-This buds for you!-
-It takes one to know one!-
-I know you are, but what am I?-

A second hand, on my stopwatch, going nowhere!
You are a...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pride, abuse, addiction, anger, conflict,
Form: Free verse
The Generous Bard
(The Merry Adventures of Robin Good)

Sherwood's Forest legendary, leading man 
up, down, tricking eggs between branches
slender, slander, his voice is growing thinner
twisting, turning heads 50...

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Categories: pride, abuse, character, community, corruption,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member The Gravedigger
He never did see a face though only a board width away,
yet remembers feeling privileged, spending those last few moments
while trying so hard to find...

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Categories: pride,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The Drift
Hearts do fall in life
Burst into storms of ardour
Drift against anchor.
Confine your heart to reason
When not ready for the tide.
...

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Categories: passion, pride, wisdom,
Form: Tanka
President for a Day
-Dr President Lady, please  launch the nuclear war button-

I'm packing up my girdle; I'm heading up state 
Where society thinks only men should run...

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Categories: pride, appreciation, celebration, courage, devotion,
Form: Free verse
The Village Firefighter
Beneath embered brands of burning roof,
The firefighter waits.
His mask is on; he’s donned his gloves, 
Ready to enter the fiery state.
Once again to battle beast,
Whose...

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Categories: pride, fear, fire, hero, integrity,
Form: Rhyme
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: pride, anxiety, character, confidence, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Smiling Spitting Deadly Sins
Smiling Spitting Deadly Sins

Son of the Devil evil and twisted when his mask falls away
Through the curtains of death he turns truth into dark lies
With...

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Categories: pride, dark, death, evil, hurt,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Straight For Gay
Often made to feel you’re less
Should you care any more?
Can you escape the cruelty,
while occupying your own shore?

People remain unbalanced,
by only seeing you one way.
For...

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Categories: celebration, pride,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Measure for Measure
An eye for an eye
Soon the world was blind
A place full of misery 
Not one person was kind

People chose to get even
They believed in blow...

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Categories: corruption, earth, eulogy, pride,
Form: Quatrain
Humility In America
It's said 100 million Americans watched the Superbowl, which like a religious event is held on Sunday. I wonder if 100 million Americans have ever...

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Categories: pride, appreciation, football, god, humanity,
Form: Prose
Premium Member One Proud Yellow Dandelion
One Proud Yellow Dandelion

Lantanas and pears are lushly in bloom,
Baby chartreuse leaves brighten winter’s late gloom
And one proud yellow dandelion.

We wait for the redbuds –...

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Categories: metaphor, pride,
Form: tristich
Premium Member Don't
don't do me a favor
by reading my rhyme
don't be insincere 
when you write me a line

don't visit my writing
though I ask you why
"To repay a...

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Categories: poetry, poets, pride, writing,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A MOTHER'S LOVE


My child,
As you climb
Life’s journey
To the best of my ability
I will have your back
And steady your ladder
Always I will encourage you
So whenever you look back
You...

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Categories: pride, encouraging, future, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member GENEALOGY ROSE


Great grandmother Rosa
Grandmother Maryrose
And Mother Roseann 
Daughter April Rose
Granddaughter Kayla Rose
Granddaughter Ella Rose 
Love all my Roses
//  ¦¦  \\
//   ¦¦ ...

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Categories: family, history, pride, rose,
Form: Shape