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Best Wisdom Poems

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


Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: age, cat, life, wisdom,



Premium Member Listen To Life
Have you heard me?

Borne upon the air at dusk, dancing ... I have whispered you in a million voices
    Still, you descry...

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Categories: life, philosophy, truth, wisdom,

Premium Member American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf
American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf

Thirsty for red moon, its sacred beams and eternal pull
howling-out to speak to this dark and blind world, without...

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Categories: wisdom, art, conflict, death, history,

Premium Member India
I hear much joy in the music,
View elation in the dance
Feel happiness in the laughter,
Soulful spirit in poetic romance.

I feel love in the language
Swelling in...

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Categories: wisdom, appreciation, art, dance, music,

Premium Member What dead eyes sees
                    Imagine you have died ~...

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Categories: imagination, inspirational, journey, wisdom,

To Take Each Day As It Comes
To take each day as it comes
To gratefully praise The One
Joyfully face the new dawn’s grace,
That's now my everyday plan.

To take each day as it...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wisdom, character, encouraging, growing up,

Premium Member Fragile
Tenderly ...
As if robin's eggs ...
I consider the brittle fragments of her heart,
Cupped in my tarnished Tin Man hands ...
Not taking for granted the entrustment...

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Categories: life, metaphor, wisdom, ,

Cascading Love

By the breath of God frost is given ...
Hast thou entered into 
the treasures of the snow? ...
Out of whose womb came the ice?
and the...

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Categories: love, snow, spiritual, wisdom,

Invisible Colors

About our first parents,
here’s something beautiful to know
Adam was created perfect,
and from out of him, Eve followed
God said to His Son:
You and I, We are...

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Categories: love, spiritual, truth, wisdom,

The Drift
Hearts do fall in life
Burst into storms of ardour
Drift against anchor.
Confine your heart to reason
When not ready for the tide.
...

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Categories: passion, pride, wisdom,

Dreamscapes An Education In The Mind
Dream schemes play across the screen
And third eye examines them,
Ever so closely; tonight,
Another etheric flight;
Will show me new horizons
And the beings that dwell there;
The archetypes...

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Categories: wisdom, appreciation, dream, education, encouraging,

Premium Member In Such Intense Flames, An Eternity May Be Born
In Such Intense Flames, An Eternity May Be Born

Hold your dreams, bind them with rainbow beams
tumble sweetly and let heart's passion arise
sow the seeds that...

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Categories: wisdom, appreciation, art, care, family,

Premium Member THE WHEEL HAS COME FULL CIRCLE
What goes up must come down. 
No colors can define who you are. 
You may own a cart or limousine. 
We'll still reach the end...

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Categories: wisdom, faith, god, imagery, life,

Enlighten Me
"Haiku of enlightenment"

all explanations 
a perceptive, world of green
mocking the land

summoned bird calls
tantra and morality 
zestful garden-----------------  in waiting 

by;pd...

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Categories: wisdom, adventure, body, evil, forgiveness,

To Forgive Or Not To Forgive
To forgive or not to forgive, that is the question.
When you are offended, whether real or imagined
by a loved one, a friend, or by someone...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wisdom, anti bullying, forgiveness, life,

Premium Member Everyday is Beautiful
Everyday is beautiful, son,
and no that's not being optimistic.
You're here - you're alive - with one more day on your plate.
That's just being realistic.

Tuesdays are...

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Categories: wisdom, appreciation, cheer up, children,

Premium Member The Poet Warrior
My Dear Enemy
Here I am
In full armor
My quill is full of arrows
My bow is taunt and ready fro battle
My horse is pristine and shiny black
I...

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Categories: wisdom, death, evil, image, introspection,

MY HYPOCRISY
Were I to know your depth’s degree
I’d want to dive quite fearlessly
give all the things required of me
to plunge into our destiny.

Were I to touch...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wisdom, desire, lost love, love,

Moment of Truth
I was walking with two friends of mine,
when we saw a woman
who was tall, beautiful and black
They spoke lewd to her,
so she didn't speak back
In...

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Categories: perspective, philosophy, truth, wisdom,

Premium Member Temptation Itches On All Living Things
Temptation Itches On All Living Things

Temptation itches on all living things
often nobody knows just how it stings,
not the icky-glues in its sticky pastes
nor the rotten...

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Categories: wisdom, art, conflict, deep, humanity,

Premium Member Bit Of Truth And Wisdom, Found In Old Age
Bit Of Truth And Wisdom, Found In Old Age

At that age wisdom says life is a joke
consider blindness of other poor folk.
Stop to ponder why...

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Categories: wisdom, encouraging, family, humanity, life,

Premium Member Muse On The Loose
Where did she go...she left me in a spin,
     with words fragmented...where do I begin?
She took my thoughts held tight within...

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Categories: lost, muse, wisdom, ,

Premium Member CONFRONTING OLD AGE


 
 

I see you coming, old age
Approaching at an ever accelerating pace,
Your face so grim
Your expression so austere
Your look so menacing,
A frightening sight you...

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Categories: age, life, wisdom,

Premium Member All That Is Between

Dust, they say ...

Dust ... to dust, yet
I have measured the stars
Counted their intervals.
Felt oblivion's breath on my neck, keen

Kissed and cursed its face.
I have...

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Categories: wisdom, analogy, appreciation, life, metaphor,

Premium Member Truth Found, Recovery Of A Broken Soul
Truth Found, Recovery Of A Broken Soul

1.
In nightmarish dreams he found such great dread
Of lost hope, life's decay, eyes of the dead.
Day's clear lights his...

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Categories: wisdom, art, deep, farm, hope,