Best Survivor Poems
Below are the all-time best Survivor poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of survivor poems written by PoetrySoup members
survivor, death of a friend,
July 3, 2015
I sit alone in my basement all hunkered down
My faithful dog with me
Because tonight is the night of firecrackers
And firework, yep...
survivor, anxiety, slam,
This is what it feels like to have your heart racing
and not knowing when or if it will ever slow down.
Your fatigued body can...
By God's Grace
I, who always used to gravitate toward health and fitness,
would flatter myself that I was too healthy to ever get a bad disease.
Then it happened!...
survivor, cute, imagination, lost, strength,
We boarded the Carnival Cruise in Miami with excitement,
our destination was Montego Bay- with a promise of great...
Grand-father speak to me of life.
"We are all trapped in the skin of our birth,
seeking refuge in a world where time is motionless
and heartbeats are...
survivor, happiness, humor, inspirational, introspection,
She’s had a hard life
Yet can still laugh and smile
Making it look effortless and genuine
Looking bubbly and youthful
Glowing from happiness inside
Like she knows no other...
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
survivor, cancer, inspirational,
C'mon you ole devil, take your best shot!
You kidding? That's it? Is that all you got?
I know where I'M going; He's saved me a spot
USHER ME BY
survivor, devotion, emotions, imagery, inspirational,
Usher me by, the power of the tidal wave, for beneath
You’ve crushed my heart and soul, washed away is resistance.
I’m a vanquished current, swept within...
My Seven ''Deadly'' Sins
survivor, anger, emotions, life, lust,
Oh pride, pride, I do have pride
Pride of my country, pride in my siblings, and my nephews and niece
I am proud of me too, I...
The One Who Survives
survivor, sister, suicide,
The On Who Survives Contest
Sponsor: Sara Kendrick
couldn't save her
live to tell her story
I, am a Warrior
survivor, courage, life, strength,
I am a survivor, a warrior,
no matter how far I fall in this life!
My short time full of hurts and scars,
all my journals read like...
The Silence of War
survivor, history, war, words, war,
The Silence of War
Behind the Curtains of a church window
Men in Prayer, orchestrated by sweat and Lice
Find relief from snipers gaze
Beside the cross sits the...
survivor, courage, education, girl, hero,
In Swat valley in Northern Pakistan
Malala, a young female teenager
Stood against the might of the Taliban
And earned the respect of those who knew her...
survivor, beauty, creation,
''A Chaotic- World''
survivor, confusion, how i feel,
I have many cousins that share my life,
There is Happiness, Sadness, and Grief holds the knife;
There is Love, Hate, Compassion, but oh yes, Chaos,
survivor, family, war,
Platinum it was, not a hint of gold
Silver tiara was grandma’s crown
Brushed over her head, to a bun rolled
She always refused to wear it...
survivor, loveheart, change, heart, may,
Thought that I knew you so well
my heart thought that she
knew you even better
like a change of season
you’ve moved on
twilight comes and lovers go
survivor, abuse, anger, betrayal, bullying,
She is slowly slipping away,
She sees no point laying waiting to decay,
Tired of the names shes starting to beleive,
The thought of leaving for good...
survivor, friendship, funny, life, love,
Sitting in the backseat ~ yackety
she drives like
crackers ~ wackedy
speeding to the movies?
we can’t be late?
Driver ahead asleep at the
Desiring to know the Totem Guiding Me
Desiring to know the totem guiding me,
I fell to sleep and dreamed, and in my dream,
a creature brightly painted crept its way toward me.
I can't stand labels
survivor, abuse, anxiety, child abuse,
Victor or victim
Survivor or miserable wraith
All those labels, I have to prove something.
Feeling horrible is a sin,
Having survived hell is something to be proud...
Two Spirits Watching The Ocean Of Turmoil
survivor, boat, corruption, life, recovery
Life is like being a passenger on a luxury ocean liner
That is sails across a Sea of Turmoil.
Passengers feel safe by putting...
I’m restless and hurried and hate to waste time
except at a movie or dealing with rhyme!
And nothing I’m thinking of wastes my time more
Eagle out of Egypt
survivor, bible, blessing, freedom,
Like an eagle out of Egypt...flying faster than the wind
Leaving many shackles, chains and cages
Leaving sorrow and sickness and a multitude of sins
How, where or...
The Deepest Sadness
survivor, abuse, anger, betrayal,
My soul cries forever with its deepest sadness
betrayed by a love that never was
a child innocent
beaten by angry hands clutched by a World War