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Best Superficiality Poems

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

Premium Member Walls of Superficiality
So many live on the edge of Superficiality
Not wanting to see beyond the physical
Pretty clothes pretty people
Living pretty lives

They will never know the extrordinary ordinary

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Categories: superficiality, inspirational, me,
Form: Free verse

(So many were protesting about America's secret involvement with ISIS but I didn't believe it until I read this latest news, shocking and disgusting. Poor...

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Categories: superficiality, allegory, political, power,
Form: Acrostic
We are at the center of a power struggle.  We are centered.  We have been cornered.       ...

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Categories: superficiality, computer-internet
Form: Light Verse

Characterized by routine or superficiality, his mouth was full of draught when he spoke unthinkingly.
Awry was his eyes as...

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Categories: superficiality, celebration, character, city, culture, drink, environment,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Characteristics
 Characteristics that would best long fit to who I truly am.

Isn't afraid to talk about deeper issues in life
Can detest superficiality
Can reasonate with mentally...

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Categories: superficiality, christian, devotion, faith, people, spiritual,
Form: List

Premium Member An old man s Dream Life Happens
An old man’s Dream

I have this dream – no !, a burning desire
to be with a woman willing to light my fire.
- Not as in...

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Categories: superficiality, life, women,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Soul's Path
The Soul’s Path

The soul’s path is one . . . 
whose way
is oft
clouded and confounded
by a 
myriad of challenges  
rank superficiality
pervade the
very nature
of mankind’s

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Categories: superficiality, emotions, faith, god, heaven, love, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Though I am a blank but still, 
I can smell their shallowness from twill,
How debunked shame and superficiality in them, 
But no cuss, ahem…
Because it...

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© HINA NASIR  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: superficiality, absence, abuse, faith, people, racism, violence,
Form: Sonnet
Did your mother ever tell you
Did your mother ever tell you,
Did you know?
(Some of us have a penchant for the inscrutable)
Did, your mother ever tell you
(These bonds are primordial and...

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Categories: superficiality, childhood, mother, mother, memory, me, memory,
Form: Free verse
Death has come
Falling softly like snowflakes
On flowerbeds
The winds blows the dead sheet of leaves
Every time I see greatness rising from the earth
Like a new pea...

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Categories: superficiality, on writing and words
Form: Free verse
Roger Mais
I do not know if it is Bra Man
Or Black Lightening
Missing from the curriculum 
Or it is that we do not teach about ourselves
Beyond the...

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Categories: superficiality, tribute, me, language, language, may, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dear Id
Dear Id,

Once again, I find my mind making the same journey into your deepest ocean of questions I can never fathom. So many times I've...

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Categories: superficiality, anxiety, conflict, emotions, psychological,
Form: Free verse

The rhythm of life
The harmony that is
Upset only by human intervention
Destroyed by ego

The greed I see
Creativity masked by superficiality
Artificial appearance
Shallow experience

Existential absurdity
Waiting for something
When there...

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Categories: superficiality, conflict, irony,
Form: Free verse
A people betrayed
You dont have to be moved, 
we are already in a revolution
A different kind, one where futures are decided on couches in front of the...

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Categories: superficiality, anger, angst, loss, political, red, voice,
Form: Ode
Shallow grave
I cannot, will not, do not suffer fools gladly
especially those dolts that are not capable of recognising or realising
the plummeting depths of their own unfathomable...

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Categories: superficiality, truth,
Form: Free verse
Shadowed Wildflower
Wildflower 'neath a 
     giant weeping willow,
         comforted by the shade

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© Paloma P   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: superficiality, allegory, allusion, flower, imagery, nature, sun,
Form: Light Verse
Dogs Eat Dogs
unlike Reality
humans' Criminality
becoming Calamity
coz of Insanity
dealing with Duality
spread of Venality
infected Animality
vicious Brutality

Dogs are eating Dogs

gone all Fidelity
leading to Debility
in front of Neutrality
dealing in Superficiality
laughing in...

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Categories: superficiality, abuse, anger, animal, depression, dog, future,
Form: Light Verse
Pride in humanity, is pride in our superficiality
We stand for unity, but lack solidarity 
Represent flexibility, but don’t understand diversity
This new era awaits our complete...

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Categories: superficiality, community, life,
Form: Rhyme
Peel the refinement and what have you got
A human being who's still an animal at heart 

They will not admit they share an animal's nature

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Categories: superficiality, allegory, humor, space,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Sweet Surrender
Sweet Surrender

Life is transitory impermanent capricious never malignant on its own 

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Categories: superficiality, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dream
The Dream

On it’s  final journey – destination – a coma –
realization, a stagnant pool of reflections,
images on fun house mirrors –
surrealistic paintings
upon the walls...

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Categories: superficiality, lost, life, death, autumn, death, life,
Form: Free verse
They called her fake. 
But little do they know that 
Life is a masquerade,
Filled with actors
Reading scripts created by corrupted society.
Nothing but fallacies and superficiality...

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© Becca H.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: superficiality, discrimination, girl, heart, society,
Form: Free verse
heretic of the modern age
away with capitalistic free market enterprise
where the concomitant features of greed, power and wealth
fuse to form a pact of unrestrained mass-consumerism
while simultaneously obliterating any shred...

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Categories: superficiality, bible, courage, destiny, devotion, emo, gospel,
Form: I do not know?
' Dissertation On Beauty ... '
If Aiming For Beauty
Pretty, Is Nice
But Plain Vanity
Is A Venal-Vice

Inner Beauty:  Is A Necessity
Outer Beauty:  (Maybe) Superficiality
Outer Beauty:  May Impress Memory
But Inner...

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Categories: superficiality, childhood, daughter, education, faith, family, friendship,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Percieved Realities Realities
Percieved Realities. 

We live in a world full of superficiality.
This world, we have created, becomes our reality.
The end result will become humanities fatality.
No one escapes...

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Categories: superficiality, sad, heart, heart, time,
Form: Rhyme