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Best Sufficiency Poems

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

Premium Member YangTruth with YintegralBeauties
Beauty, like Truth,
speaks eternal promise
of timeless decomposition.

Flexing Grace
effects empathic Truth
optimizing promise prophets past
reiterating Golden Mythic Creation Stories.

Many have mentioned strength of compassion
and tenacious flexibility of...

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Categories: sufficiency, health, love, nature, religion, science, society,
Form: Prose Poetry

see myself
see myself doing it
see myself living it 
see myself going down that path
see myself heading towards that direction 
step in right direction 
step in new...

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Categories: sufficiency, change,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Busy Birds
There are many birds that gather
In my yard all through the year.
However, there is one I favor.
I wait for her to reappear.
You'll not find her...

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Categories: sufficiency, naturelove,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Atheist
Thanks be to God—come one, come all!

When one's greatest belief is in one’s self, limits emerge on human relief,
No joy.  No sorrow.  No...

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Categories: sufficiency, angst, atheist, christian, faith, feelings, identity,
Form: Rhyme
Once addicted to carnality opium’s ecstasy
My flesh reigned with selfishness-excellency…
…But God, so merciful in His clemency
Transformed me to acknowledge His satisfaction-sufficiency.

Once exalted upon vain glory’s...

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Categories: sufficiency, appreciation, blessing, christian, faith, god, jesus,
Form: Dramatic Monologue

Premium Member Peaceful Accounting
Y/our relationship with ecology and economics
incarnates polypathically,
multisystemically therapeutic,
like positive human relationships
and richly fertile dreams
between DNA's biological unfolding and Vitamin D's 
absorbing ways.

Y/our actively cooperating economic...

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Categories: sufficiency, earth, environment, nature, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The snail will get to Easter just as soon
Faulkner's comment, I imagine him
tossing it off like Yogi Berra between games
of a doubleheader. The hero, the expert, the virtuoso
has no real control, is going...

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Categories: sufficiency, community, death, easter, games, god, war,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Once Upon Time
Once within eternal time
of pre-bicameral lack of language,
and imaginative recreation,
I recall breathing in my Lover's richly hued nutrition,
and my Lover inhaling mine,
purging Elder lungs of...

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Categories: sufficiency, birth, culture, history, nature, science, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Tao the Resonant-Revolution
What goes up
must come down.
What goes out
must come in.
What goes before
must come behind.
What folds
must unfold.
When time is knotted
it must unknot.
When space explains radiantly
then time implies...

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Categories: sufficiency, joy, love, math, nature, peace, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Racing with the Sun
Identifying as a Taoist-Christian hybrid,
a polypath feasting on root systems
of East meets West
Right greets Left
Yin embraces Yang
does not make me a good Christian
or a good...

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Categories: sufficiency, dance, health, humor, myth, race, religion,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member High Beams
Love matures,
optimally co-arises,
to fill a vacuum left by former fears 
about shortage of time,
sub-optimal outcomes.

High pitch synergy
swells toward Beloved Climax Community
as fears and anger about...

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Categories: sufficiency, creation, culture, death, destiny, fear, life,
Form: Free verse
Oh What a Day
My New Poem, Raw and Uncut
Oh What a day
Oh What a day when black people stop pray 
Pause and realize where their horizon lay
Where the...

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Categories: sufficiency, adventure, allusion, black african american,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member EarthTribe Pilgrimage
I am content to walk alone,
but to walk in company with others
adds vigor and passion to the journey.


Good Taoists,
although I am not sure I actually...

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Categories: sufficiency, appreciation, conflict, creation, culture, earth day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Just Thank You - The Cinquain Style

~ I Just  Thank  You    ~
( Cinquain )


By  You 
All things are made 
Brand-new my sweet Father 
In Heaven....

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Categories: sufficiency, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Political Democracy of Economic Health
What are your values and disvalues of and for power?

What are the political powers and weaknesses,
of economic value?
What is not for sale?
What is available, but...

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Categories: sufficiency, destiny, health, philosophy, political, poverty, power,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member BeLoved Green Commons
What purpose do I choose to live;
remaining aloof from evil practice and intent?
What meaning can we find to live,
reversing "evil"
that could transcend our individual absence...

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Categories: sufficiency, anger, creation, evil, fear, humor, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Funny Little Evolution Game
In my game of life
I play sometimes against,
and sometimes with,
Time as Other player

Playing against
seems to have bad odds of feeling like a winner,
while playing with...

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Categories: sufficiency, environment, games, health, nature, planet, political,
Form: Prose Poetry
A Morning View

A day comes with a
morning dew,
For the words, less
to cope all few,
The breezy wave and
tweeting eyes,
Of rising sun, view
the Himalaya highs,
The trancing
eclipses and
faltering trees,
Held me...

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Categories: sufficiency, art, beach, butterfly, day, garden,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Tao and the Art of Permaculture Maintenance
Information caused qualitative culture,
some might say cussed culture,
but, whether damned or graced,
culture, or vulture,
languaged-left hemispheric information after
right-brained information
self-regenerated human culture.

Human culture preceded human race
and DNA...

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Categories: sufficiency, earth, light, longing, loss, love, lust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Return of the Swallows
There are many birds that gather
in my yard throughout the year,
however there is one that I favor.
You'll not find her at the feeder
like the others...

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Categories: sufficiency, dedication, devotion, family
Form: Free verse
Holy is the Lamb
Holy is the lamb!
So pure, so white, 
So gentle and mild; 
Unblemished, spotless 
Oozing with heavenly blessedness!

You showed me servanthood
When you listened to your mission

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Categories: sufficiency, blessing, christian, devotion, god, jesus, love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
poet to poet
three issues are at stake in poetry writing at present: first,  whether or not we can write an emotionally charged (subjective) material/topic such as...

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Categories: sufficiency, culture, emotions, feelings, poetry, poets, society,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Guerrilla Tactics
Yang's guerrilla tactics
explode my two way mirror,
unveiling camouflage Yin's indigenous strategies.

Messianic Yang fascinations
uncover Yin's mutual mentoring solidarity,
salvific yeast transmorphing light's form
into wriggling heated function,
fertilizing her...

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Categories: sufficiency, culture, nature, philosophy, religion, science, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
I'm peaceful and still,
Waiting for the storm to pass.
Relinquishing my desperate will, 
Soon I'll move again at last.

Take me with you,
For my bleeding heart holds...

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Categories: sufficiency, abuse, analogy, courage, fire, freedom, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
Truth or Circumstance
Though Circumstances in Life May...
Change my plans
Tire my body
Limit my finances
Challenge my fortitude
Increase my heartache 
and Overflow my tears

They Will Not...
Define my character
Consume my thoughts

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Categories: sufficiency, change, christian, faith, journey, trust, truth,
Form: Prose