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Best Wake Up Call Poems

Below are the all-time best Wake Up Call poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of wake up call poems written by PoetrySoup members


wake up call for humanity
standing in line
at the local grocery store. 

I stood there watching people
sighing impatiently and tapping their toes
while typing on their phones. 

I was next, elderly...

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Categories: wake up call, hope, love, sad, society,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member An Early Wake Up Call Collaboration
The early sun rose from behind the hills.
It was a wakeup call for me.
Full of pep, I flew atop the post 
One of many that...

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Categories: wake up call, farm, pride,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BLACK SUNDAY 21st OCTOBER 2018
Twenty first of October in two thousand and eighteen
Was the worst disaster poetry soup had seen
Poems wiped off the website as all the poets slept
When...

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Categories: wake up call, computer, humor, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member God's Kind of Poetry
An eagle finds the highest mountain to build its nest
And lays the first layer of nest with sharp objects
Such as thorns and stones for the...

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Categories: wake up call, appreciation, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member For Shame
The inky black water sucks her in further
As she descends into the black depths of the abyss
Cloying dark swirls cover her head as soundlessly it...

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Categories: wake up call, betrayal, environment, natural disasters, peace, pollution,
Form: Free verse



Beauty Found Within
Beauty Found Within

What are you talking about that I am nobody.
I traveled deep and far
I came back with the ability
to see all the beauty within
Do...

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Categories: wake up call, beauty, life, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Don't Be Crying
Don't be crying, if you have been sleepwalking
Don't be crying, if you are lost and stumbling
Don't be crying, if walking the wrong road
Don't be crying,...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wake up call, uplifting,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Glaciers are Weeping
For thousands of years, ice giants were sleeping.
But now, these dense “blue ice” glaciers are weeping.
Warnings that in many ways bear repeating.
Global climate change speeds...

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Categories: wake up call, emotions, environment, green, imagery, loss, nature,
Form: Personification
HAIKU 35
1#
Brewed tea
Wife and myself
Nothing between us
2#
He was metamorphosed 
Into a frog
When his wife had left him
3#
I needed
A lonely woman
Thousand years back
4#
She shivered
In yellow sun
Struck by...

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Categories: wake up call, god, grave, water, wedding, wife, woman,
Form: Haiku
sunrise in your eyes
ocean's blue
turning to molten gold...
a wake up call

in scarlet sky
a blooming flower...
smell of dawn

orange sun
rising behind me...
your eyes' reflection



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Placement: HM; (Nov.2011)

Contest:Sunrise Haiku

Sponsor:Irma Linda

By:kashinath karmakar





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© kash poet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wake up call, love, nature,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Empty Room
Eyes gazing, questions raising...where is the one

who rested here? Where is the one who took refuge here?

They are gone...yet their things remain.

How odd...they did not...

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Categories: wake up call, cancer, dad, death,
Form: I do not know?
Instead Of Loving Me As Christ Does

Instead Of Loving Me As Christ Does…

Instead of stopping by, and thinking of me…
You walked away and thought the worst of me!

Instead of taking the...

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Categories: wake up call, dedication, depression, devotion, faith, family, forgiveness,
Form: Rhyme
Beginnings Matter
ORIGINAL TITLE HAIKU 35
1#
Brewed tea
Wife and myself
Nothing between us
2#
He was metamorphosed 
Into a frog
When his wife had left him
3#
I needed
A lonely woman
Thousand years back
4#
She shivered
In...

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Categories: wake up call, poetry,
Form: I do not know?
Moments in Bubble
In the distant sea, a misty vista
Wearing a shroud of pale blue illusion
It sends forth silhouette of fiesta
A wake-up call for my faint sensation

On goes...

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Categories: wake up call, anxiety, beauty, conflict, poetry, rose, sea,
Form: Sonnet
Alarm Bells
breaking the silence 
chickadee-dee-dee-dee-dee
natures wake up call...

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Categories: wake up call, bird, morning,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Video Gamer Gets Left
Have you ever mourned the blah-ness of your life? Yearning for something new to happen?
Daring to hope for something fresh to be excited about? ...

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Categories: wake up call, computer,
Form: Free verse
Spirits Will Uplift
Spirits Will Uplift

When can this finally be a wake up call?
So start to stand up before we finally fall
And bring everyone back together again
With many...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wake up call, religious,
Form: Couplet
7 Deadly Sins
7 Deadly Sins

When God showed me a vision,
I was wondering if what it is all about,
He was showing me the greatness, and fullness of life,
Where...

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Categories: wake up call, deep, dream, earth, emotions, father, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Black Molasses




"Black Molasses"



Black Molasses 
holds to ransom 
footprints 
sucked into 
Tropic of Capricorn mud
as bushfires bleed
sugar from cane
like molten glucose 
shot into the veins
of Mother Earth...

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Categories: wake up call, death, fire, world,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member At Risk
Risking his life, he does not see the end.
Living his days as there were more to come.
Blind to the truth that's coming 'round the bend.

Recklessly...

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Categories: wake up call, angsttime, truth,
Form: Villanelle
Something In The Air
Peacefully we chose to rest setting up our camp.
I was with the troops at sun rise before the arrow storm began.
Hailing from the sky and...

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Categories: wake up call, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Time To Return
TIME TO RETURN

Lamentations 3:40 admonishes
"Let us examine our ways
And return to the Lord."
Therein lies the truth in God's Holy Word

America has allowed corruption to reign
It's...

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Categories: wake up call, christian, freedom, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I FORGIVE MYSELF
No more being blue
No more regret
But thoughts of you
Live on in my head

The pain was so deep
I couldn't think at all
I couldn’t sleep
But baby I...

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Categories: wake up call, forgiveness,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Judging And Hate - The Linked Style

~ Judging And Hate ~
( Linked )




Judging, hate, wrong
J
Wrong  and  evil 
U
Evil, sad,   bad
D
Bad in  this  world
G 
World sad,...

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Categories: wake up call, christian, faith, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member GODZILLA
What could live beneath radiation's
Mushroom storm cloud?
The heavens are burnt asunder,
Horizons red dawn glows,
 With an eerie mist.
Lightening and thunder strikes,
Against fallout’s atmospheric residue,
Ashes debris...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wake up call, character, imagination, international, mystery, mythology, natural
Form: Free verse