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Best World Poems

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

Cool wind whispers on the breeze
Shimmering sunshine warms the autumn leaves
Dragonflies dance over a sparkling lake
Slithering silently is a sleepy snake
Beauty surrounds, just open your...

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Categories: beauty, nature, world,
Form: Rhyme

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?


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Categories: world, age, cat, endurance, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
(A Tribute)

Tough as nails young man with a red right hand
red-fire and whiskey ran in his blood.
Courageous seed...

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Categories: world, conflict, death, fate, sorrow,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member CAMPFIRE

I thirst to taste your solid wood stare
I see you and no one else 
Nestling under the stars
Hungry for each others ears

Chasing every comet across the...

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Categories: world, analogy, animal, earth, fire,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PINK LACE
**Every pace change --is the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: world, anger, bullying, cancer, death
Form: Dramatic Monologue

Premium Member The Black Cloak
It's like a black cloak around our world bringing misery and death
Virologists are saying " you ain't seen nothing yet" 
If only our leaders would...

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Categories: world, death, evil, goodbye, grief,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DIVINE SONG V

Idle my tongue remained, my Lord,

till the moment it learned how to pronounce Your name

But from

that moment onward, it never ceased singing your song

which has...

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Categories: god, love, world,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Eyes of Kaleidoscope
Kaleidoscope eyes

A universe of change
Round and round I go 
My spirit of envy and gold,
The nascence of a new stone
Hazel room, vibrant lilac sky, 

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Categories: world, beauty, color, deep, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Two Chairs
I came upon two empty chairs atop a hillside green

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Categories: world, appreciation, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Indian Girl
--Virginia Slim--

Different eyes, the same world 
Ancient skin, dirty Indian Girl 
Smokey, eyes, exotic raven hair 
---Now listen to  the colors, of transformation, 

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Categories: world, adventure, girl, life, native
Form: Ballad
Premium Member 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: world, abuse, day, irony, judgement,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member I Think Of You - At The Edge - 3

A reflection of the coloured pencil drawn sky
skates on the glass smooth surface below it.
While a rebellious group of shades take their positions 
on a...

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Categories: world, introspection, love, nature, nostalgia,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member SOPHIE

Sophie Scholl was raised a Christian in a Lutheran family
Born in the town of Forchtenberg in south west Germany
For standing defiant against evil with her...

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Categories: world, death, girl, inspirational, rose,
Form: Narrative
Will Shepard
The day Will Shepard shot my dog
His barn burned to the soil;
The flames licked at the Autumn sky,
The smoke as black as oil.
I dropped the...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: world, animals, cowboy-western, death, loss,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Moonlight Madness

The moon falls out like a secret above the frisky clouds
Daylight and night the stars come in crowds
Like a glistening diamond, I can't stop...

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Categories: world, adventure, art, beauty, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Your Child's Eyes
The innocence lost so long ago
The undying faith we used to know
The gentle rain of a summer's skies
You can find it all in your child's...

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Categories: children, world, time,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member WAGING WAR
If you're going to wage a war, there's a few things you must do
Like having robust logistics in place and a battle hardened crew
You'll need...

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Categories: world, conflict, people, soldier, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cora's clothesline
What softness in silence amidst the cacophony of a spin cycle world war.
Lying next to your glow in sleep's stillness, careful of your bandaged hand.

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Categories: world, desire, heart, innocence, june,
Form: Narrative
The Eternal Tree
I am Alive    Forever and always         Essence       ...

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Categories: world, life, mother, nature, sea,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Sleeping With The Enemy

See what you want to see
Don't Look at me!
You are staring you are watching;
Eat what you can't be

Come sleep by my side

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: world, abuse, adventure, anger, betrayal,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member MOON and SEA
~Moon & Sea~

Hey, boy won't you open that door?
Let's sing and walk by the shore

Come and spread out your eyes
Block looking for reasons, and ways?


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Categories: world, adventure, art, beauty, journey,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Thing of Beauty

A thing of beauty on her wrist
was confiscated by a nurse
who looked for items soldiers missed
in places (and by means) much worse.

They branded her inside...

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Categories: holocaust, thanks, war, world
Form: Quatern
Premium Member Silence in you
Is there a way you can show me your silence?
This world is deafening to me 
Can I find the words that I'm seeking..

Dream of a...

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Categories: world, dedication, friend, peace, senses,
Form: Prose Poetry
A Window
As long as I have a window
I have the wonder of the world

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Categories: world, beautiful, happiness, how i
Form: Free verse
It's so simple,
So basic,
Yet we lack it.
Interaction is nothing without it.
Unable to make a bond because the fact is,
We've missed the point.
The point that connects...

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Categories: world, change, fear, inspirational, society,
Form: Verse