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Best Vanity Poems

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

Premium Member Sheol
Dark Knight-tress 

This gown I feel nothing
Silk less feelings
The odor of intimate apparel lessens 
Vanity fare from any sun
Warrior of beauty
Where have you gone?

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vanity, abuse, dark, evil, fantasy,

Premium Member Narcissus meets his Nemesis - A Collab with Victor Buhagiar
POTW 15 July 2018       


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Categories: desire, mythology, vanity,


Paper Thin
Cut down to any size,
Crumble, crop me wrong 
Pull the insulation from my heart.
Never will I be "A Paper Doll!"
Thank you for calling me...

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Categories: vanity, change, creation, friend, identity,

Devils Deadly Dime
Devils deadly dime

The sign said no grown-up at the playground.
Tripping on a penny, like a mime!
My hand is in my pocket with the dime I...

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Categories: vanity, abuse, day, irony, judgement,

Premium Member Tangible
What things does one possess
at journey's end?
What bits and bobs? What trivial tripe?
Please, do tell, what is the hype?
For should I recall anything at all

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Categories: vanity, nostalgia, philosophy, today, uplifting,

Premium Member DRUNKEN MOON
~twice the beauty~

in the sea of love 
reflection of the night 
a wave moves


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Categories: vanity, beauty, dream, muse, romantic,

Old Lady
"bag of bones"

I wonder if when you look at me
You can't bring yourself to like    the  vanity
Lost  somewhere  inside...

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Categories: vanity, age, beauty, blessing, judgement,

Premium Member Vanity
There lives a silent evil deep within
Which once was locked inside Pandora's box
Now said to be the "father of all sin"
And one's denial is it's...

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Categories: vanity,

Liquid Love
I pour myself 
into you:
and pure
Changing my form
to fit perfectly 
against your edges.
Liquid Love,
becoming anything
 you want me to be.

But you remain rigid,
and fixed

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© Julia Ford  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vanity, crush, deep, dream, drink,


I've found the fountain of youth
When I stumbled across the forbidden garden
Right in the middle of everything
Was what I imagined being a wishing well

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vanity, adventure, art, beauty, encouraging,

Premium Member Vincent
July 29, 1890

Colored daubs and swatches
crave artist’s practiced hand.
Justice, nearly blind, yet watches—
unwrought art upon a stand.

Regard the brushes in a row—
the palettes and the...

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Categories: betrayal, corruption, evil, vanity,

Never Surrender
I'm a grit teeth beginner breaking out the cage,
growing strong and fitter with wit coming of age,
squeezing letters out of lemons got me in a...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vanity, anxiety, character, confidence, conflict,

Clouded Mirror
The riveting and winding complexity of this dated device moans in the grinds of it's exhausted exterior. 

Delicate though precise it punctures through the malice...

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© Paul K K  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: vanity, allegory, appreciation, beauty, emotions,

Premium Member VANITY

Carnivorous beast

Devouring one's hopes and dreams

Wolfish vanity!

© Demetrios Trifiatis
        02 July 2018

* This poem was honored as a...

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Categories: character, vanity,

Premium Member PRETTY IN PINK

Fancy feast
In my own china dish
How I love to be finicky
Wearing nothing but
My pretty pink rhinestone collar
As I tiptoe across the room
Slinky and sleek
Parade with...

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Categories: vanity, cat, fashion, life, perspective,

Premium Member Envy
I have come here to confess my deepest shame
Your wit, I admit, I more than admire-
It wakes me, it shakes, me, sets my brain on...

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Categories: longing, poems, vanity, writing,

On Vanity
wisdom in the dark
feigned resplendence floundering
vanity flattered!
July 3rd, 2018

Inspired by Demetrios Trifiatis Haiku "VANITY"....

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Categories: inspiration, vanity,

Clearly, my cat loves 
Sound of her claws on
The floor, click-clicking;
Going on all night.

Except for when
She’s manicured
Her needle-like
Claws, her great pride.

Her whetstones,
And carpets.

She’ll need


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Categories: vanity, animal, cat, family, friend,

Premium Member having sex - footle
buck wild
rodeo style
PENNED ON AUGUST 14, 2014!...

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Categories: vanity, freedom, funny, sexy, teacher,

Premium Member Beauty Within
    I can see
a beautiful soul
 lies within me.
    no mirror
   can reflect

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Categories: vanity, beauty, identity, image, inspirational,

Premium Member Bring it Down
a memorial in time
bring it down
bring it down
a testament to bravery
bring it down
bring it down
a witness to chivalry
bring it down 
bring it down
a monumental beauty

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Categories: pride, vanity, , memorial,


It seems I always 
swim upstream 
against the current.
re-creating struggles 
of conflicting contradictions
and unsweetened scripts
at odds with others
in deeds and words
a emotional dissonance 

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Categories: vanity, conflict, confusion, life, psychological,

Premium Member The Holiday Season
Our humanity
has become so transparent
we need a special day
to be reminded of it....

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Categories: vanity, anger, deep, holiday, humanity,

Premium Member Cloud Weavers
Little child
Your tiny hands hold a little flower
Delicately, you start weaving a story about peace
In your gentleness, you understand how happiness works
It is the sanctuary...

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Categories: vanity, life, lost, love, spoken

Premium Member Reality's Angel
I am Reality’s angel
resting on the broad shoulders of discovery
the truth feeds darkness and engulfs its target
ideas and concepts in turn become meaningless to you

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Categories: vanity, analogy, bible, community, confusion,