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Best Uphill Battle Poems

Below are the all-time best Uphill Battle poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of uphill battle poems written by PoetrySoup members


Stronger Than She Thinks.....
She is a loving mother, 
 her pain is like no other.
Kids taken all at once away.
 A price too steep to have to pay.

Holds...

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Categories: uphill battle, angst, depression, devotion, faith, family, hope,
Form: Heroic Couplets



Home of the Slaves
Land of the free
Home of the slaves
The blood, sweat and tears of my ancestors resonate
Amongst the soil where they were slain
I’m hearing their struggle
I’m feeling...

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© humble b  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: uphill battle, allegory, black african american, christian, confusion,
Form: Verse
Uphill 'n' downhill through life
Take life for an escalator
Go both through its ups 
and downs
Ride it like on an elevator
Expect both smiles and 
frowns.

Take life for a suspense 
novel
you...

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Categories: uphill battle, analogy, life,
Form: Quatrain
Living Life Day by Day
                        ...

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Categories: uphill battle, devotionday, life, day, life,
Form: Couplet
My Life As I See It
My life as I see it wasn’t easy, but I didn’t have it that rough,

I got my share of breaks, but it was virtually an...

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Categories: uphill battle, introspection, life,
Form: Free verse



East St. Louis, IL: City of Champs
East St. Louis, IL
City of Champs

A city with untapped potential and mountains of hope,
A people with great dreams, reaching forward
Looking for ways to manage and...

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Categories: uphill battle, black-african amer
Form: I do not know?
Sisyphus
Each day I spend a little time with my friend Sisyphus in the morning,
He tries his best to give me advice or at least to...

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© Tony Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: uphill battle, funny, me, work, day, me, work,
Form: Light Verse
Accepting Myself
Judgments of deception plagued my mind,
Following an artificial shadow with no hope.

Having problems from cognitive growth,
Learning was considered a form of witchcraft.

No intentions of committing...

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Categories: uphill battle, emotions, inspirational, pain, philosophy, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Deeling With Fealings
My heart is pounding in my chest real loud
The moment we met eye to eye in a crowd 
Expressing myself in bizarre ways you don't...

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Categories: uphill battle, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Yesterday, I cried
Today, I am starting anew
Yesterday was an uphill battle
But it build my character
Yesterday, I cried 
But I also had time to smile
with the knowledge that...

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Categories: uphill battle, introspection, life, uplifting
Form: Free verse
Think Free


It's when aristocracy begins to feel like a mid-uphill battle
It's when the armageddon features evil on both sides 
and,
the good are speculating from the auditorium
It's...

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Categories: uphill battle, encouraging, , literature,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member If You're Not Part of the Solution You're Part of the Problem
Girl child born post WWII, 
always an uphill battle
killed a Barbie doll or 2!
Tried to show them I was as good as a BOY!
Stars and...

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Categories: uphill battle, allegory, black african american, caregiving, dedication,
Form: Verse
Ready Set Go
Ready set go, pick yourself up off of that floor
Because you probably drank to much the night before
You have an alcohol problem you can't ignore

Put...

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© Mike Grant  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: uphill battle, 10th grade, anxiety, blessing, confidence, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Last Debate is Over
The Last Debate is Over
By Franklin Price
10/20/2016

The last debate is over, and here I am once more,
Doing my due diligence to try to show the...

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Categories: uphill battle, political,
Form: Couplet
let luv live
A special person, with special needs.
A unique breed,
Looking in the wrong places,
for a way to succeed.
A tragedy that dealt odds,
only a super-human could beat.
Victory never...

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Categories: uphill battle, life
Form: Rhyme
Goodbyed Hello
Good morning from the ascending light 
Good night from the descending night 

I'm sorry, darling of past glee
I'm not sorry that we were together and...

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Categories: uphill battle, deep,
Form: Free verse
MAY OF '75
It All Started May 2, 1975
The Day This Man 
Took This Woman
To Be His Lawfully Wedded Wife
 
They Saw Their Share Of Struggles,Grief, Hardships,and Strife
But...

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Categories: uphill battle, courage, dad, death, depression, devotion, goodbye,
Form: Rhyme
Krakatoa
Life is an uphill battle
No credit only blame
You play the cards they hand you
But there’s no meaning to the game
The rock rolls down upon you
And...

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Categories: uphill battle, anxiety, art, cancer, dark, farewell, future,
Form: Lyric
untittled
i try to be myself
but it just gets blown away
like a leaf 
in a winters night
flowing through the air 
trying to find shelter
from the neverending...

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© Dani Sousa  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: uphill battle, confusion
Form: Free verse
As Good As It Gets
Here I go again
Same story, different day
Now I feel the rain
Washing my dreams away
This uphill battle has come to a hault
My legs go weak and...

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Categories: uphill battle, depression, faith, life, psychological,
Form: Lyric
Survival
My life has been a neverending uphill battle
My travels have taken me far and wide
Its bends and dips drags me thru mud.
Many a night i...

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© Lynn King  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: uphill battle, inspiration, me,
Form: Rhyme
the last bit of grace
The world I see is blinding me
violence and hate surrounding me
pluck my eyes and make me deaf
then only may my faith be kept
I am losing...

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Categories: uphill battle, angst, corruption, deep, lost, war,
Form: Lyric
R.K.
R.K.
An uphill battle is all we were or could ever be
We collectively from the outside-in make perfect sense
But two cents and two more
Somehow cannot amount...

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Categories: uphill battle, lost love
Form: Free verse
Spreading my Wings
Sometimes it's so hard I think I can't deal
Ties have been cut and I can't break that seal
Feeling like I need that someone to show...

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Categories: uphill battle, addiction, care, dedication, depression, dream,
Form: I do not know?
Upstream
My river of existence flows upward
As I struggle with the narrowing width
While the depth of my water shallows 
To that level which cannot sustain joy
The...

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Categories: uphill battle, hope, life
Form: Free verse