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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

Lone survivor
Lone survivor
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...

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Categories: survivor, death of a friend,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member SURVIVOR
Lying in my bed one night ,
I hear the quiet,
It does not feel at all right,
Something is about to take place,
In this disunited human race,

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Categories: survivor, humanity, universe,
Form: Free verse
Their Survivor
Those who have hurt me the most
Brought me the deepest
Most affecting and lingering pain
Have all died away
As their own pain is buried 
So does mine...

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Categories: survivor, family, introspection, pain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Amberina Ballerina
A born lioness
my untamed heart.. ha! 
wild this pulsing token ruled by unruly wants
at times given, traded or stolen - sometimes
thrown down on a dare...

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Categories: survivor, destiny, emotions, inspiration, introspection,
Form: Free verse
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...

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Categories: survivor, anxiety, slam,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member 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!...

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Categories: survivor, cancer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Survival
     We boarded the Carnival Cruise in Miami with excitement,
our destination was Montego Bay-   with a promise of great...

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Categories: survivor, cute, imagination, lost, strength,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Questions
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...

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Categories: survivor, poetry,
Form: Prose

Looking outward.
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
like she knows...

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Categories: survivor, happiness, humor, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I, am a Warrior
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...

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Categories: survivor, courage, life, strength,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member My Seven ''Deadly'' Sins
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...

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Categories: survivor, anger, emotions, life, lust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member USHER ME BY
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...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: survivor, devotion, emotions, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Hit Me With Your Best Shot
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

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Categories: survivor, cancer, inspirational,
Form: Monorhyme
The One Who Survives
The On Who Survives Contest
Sponsor:  Sara Kendrick
   couldn't save her
    live to tell her story

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: survivor, sister, suicide,
Form: Cinquain
The Silence of 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...

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Categories: survivor, history, war, words, war,
Form: Free verse
School bully
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...

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Categories: survivor, abuse, anger, betrayal, bullying,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Silver Strands
Silver Strands

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...

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Categories: survivor, family, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ''A Chaotic- World''
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,
My cousin,...

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Categories: survivor, confusion, how i feel,
Form: Rubaiyat
Premium Member Turtle

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: survivor, beauty, creation,
Form: Free verse

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...

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Categories: survivor, courage, education, girl, hero,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Chemo Fun
Sitting in the backseat ~ yackety
she drives like
    crackers ~ wackedy
speeding to the movies?
we can’t be late?
Driver ahead asleep at the

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Categories: survivor, friendship, funny, life, love,
Form: Free verse
The Hunt
After Legend got blown up along with
all of the city zombies,
I was now the sole survivor and sick and tired of 
hiding out at Hobby...

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Categories: survivor, adventure, humor, murder,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member 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.
It spoke...

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Categories: survivor, animal,
Form: Prose

Her clinging mermaid-figure, auburn hair - french braid-chaste.
Pearl’s arms circumnavigate his nautical-neck. Strong arms gird her waist.
His hands, like the current, draw...

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Categories: survivor, love,
Form: Rhyme
Two Spirits Watching The Ocean Of Turmoil
Life is like being a passenger on a luxury ocean liner 
 That is sails across a Sea of Turmoil.
 Passengers feel safe by putting...

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Categories: survivor, boat, corruption, life, recovery
Form: Free verse