Best Self Poems
Below are the all-time best Self poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of self poems written by PoetrySoup members
self, absence, confusion, imagination, mirror,
"In Touch With Myself"
I can't seem to find her
The reminder of yesterday
I shut my eyes for a few seconds
Only there, can I reach to bear...
self, abuse, bullying, deep, evil,
You Are Not Invited
--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...
Soul Searching Trek Along Winter's Snow Painted Trails
self, appreciation, beauty, introspection, nature,
Waking to cold blown tent, ground frozen icy hard
woods are my love, as is poetry to a bard.
Today starts my anticipated forest trek,
seeking salvation from...
FORGOTTEN TREASURE- The Rebirth
self, beauty, deep, growing up,
I found the fountain of youth
When I stumbled across the forbidden garden
Right smack in the middle,
Was what I thought to be a wishing well
To Be One
Speak in my dark night
Color your quiet words
Touch my wide open eyes
You'll Find Me Before the Ink Is Dry
My inky echoes conflate,
atop mountains of ivory versos;
Blank pages into whispers,
like the sway of moonlight tides;
Papers dappled by my ineffable,
frays of jet-black...
THE WORLD OF MY SOUL
care, life, self, world,
THE WORLD OF MY SOUL
Through visions I do behold nature’s gift
for me alone to see a view so rare.
Others to see another world and drift
A Smile In The Sky
self, future, happy, nature, seasons,
The sky is smiling
Luminous clouds concede a simple clearing
Boasting rays of an aureate sun
The brightest smile I've ever seen
It shines on me
The leaves are dancing
The Perfect Friend
self, best friend, friend, friendship,
The Perfect Friend ©
Today I found a friend
Who knew everything I felt
She knew my weakness
And the problems I’ve been dealt.
She understood my wonders
I'm Not Your Puppet
self, break up, goodbye, relationship,
I’m Not Your Puppet
Don’t you ever forget
that I’m not your puppet!
I’m not a toy on a string that you can manipulate,
so you can walk...
Box of sadness to:(Rambling Poet)
sadme, self, feelings, me,
My box of sadness too.
A box full of sadness I store under my bed.
With thoughts so sad
Making me wish I was dead.
With one look underneath...
me, mental illness, self,
I rise at the center of...
Is it a room? This is a face.
There is motion, too fast, too clamorous.
Cryptic and opaque. Shapes shift
into my field...
inspiration, introspection, self, truth,
The first crystal drop
shatters your glassy surface
and radiates the idea outward
in reflective ripples growing in pristine concentric circles
with the newness of...
self, anxiety, depression, introspection, lost,
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...
I am Virgo Too
self, autumn, beauty, faith, friendship,
In response to my fellow poetess, dearest friend and soul sister, Jennifer Proxenos, inspiring poem “I am Virgo”
I am Virgo too
A September woman
thriving in her...
Call Me Insensitive
self, angst, culture, funny, giggle,
You call me insensitive,
But I don't believe that's true;
Because, you see,
It's all about me.
It's not about you.
You say your opinion doesn’t matter,
That I’ve no respect...
This is not a poem--- A singled out page
self, africa, america, community, culture,
-THIS IS NOT A POEM-
Hey, Poets stop by, give me a shout out.
Tell Me Where You Are From;)
I promise I won't show up on your...
self, abuse, celebration, heart, love,
I look at you
I can't stand you
I hate you
I can't believe you
I can't believe it!
How I allowed
You in my life
self, absence, age, angst, car,
You and I and I and You
self, anger, beautiful, corruption, crazy,
You, who are so perfect in my eyes, so beautiful- adorable, and I, so flawed, ugly, damaged and crawling with defects; why do you enjoy...
self, life, sad, socialwar, prayer,
Don’t judge that kid with her arms all scarred
Don’t brand that kid as bad
You never would have survived
If you had the life she had
Who Am I
self, allegory, character, confusion, creation,
I am a creation of myself
I don't know who I am
I'm this to you and that to him
Hardly more than just a...
self, day, dedication, emotions, life,
self, addiction, care, emotions, feelings,
I can't believe he has...
Person of Colour
self, beauty, history, memory, passion,
Person of colour is coherently germane,
He is never insane.
Some things about this person of colour may seem strange,
He is simple and he is yet to...