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Change Poems | Examples of Change Poetry

Change Poems - Examples of all types of change poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for change.
Premium Member Leaves
the colorful leaves wind blown over the small pond those that fall in, float ...Read More
Categories: beauty, change, nature, seasons,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Golden Shovel
Gloria is the lass all the college boys fancied. In fact, she was the one they dreamed of marrying. Yet, when she walks through the door at the reunion, she’s unrecognizable! In truth, she looks like a wrinkled...Read More
Categories: change,
Form: Verse
Sometimes beliefs that we held in our youth Lose the certainty we once regarded as truth, Then we have to decide what to keep, what to shed, What still fits us or what is beginning to shred. Simply clinging...Read More
Categories: change,
Form: Rhyme
Transitions and Contrasts: Just like the Seasons Scorching, sweltering, drying, draining The Candle of the Sky, now a supernova Chirping birds cry out for drops of draught, The strays of streets too, dying or suffering. The poor farmer’s heart, broken, Like...Read More
Categories: absence, angst, change, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Butterfly poems
Hues and fluttering, Beauty in a microcosm, In and out of sight. An egg first; and then Caterpillar; then in womb; Then I rise, I fly. Scent of pheromones; She glides and circles and soars He showers...Read More
Categories: beautiful, butterfly, change, imagery,
Form: Haiku

In shadows cast by promises, they stood, A pact of hearts, in solidarity, they would. With whispered vows, they faced the black, Together they'd journey, never looking back. Through trials and tribulations, they did endure, Their friendship, a beacon, unwavering...Read More
Categories: betrayal, change, conflict, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When
When you slip by tongue or doing The tape of those mementos revealing Stand firm or sit reviewing Grade and growth equals becoming. When we pray and prayers seem fruitless The whole world seem soaked in chaos The meek and humble...Read More
Categories: appreciation, change, encouraging, growth,
Form: Verse
Close So close I smell them in passing winds They beautifully appear at night when I'm asleep I hear their sweet whispers when I sit with my higher self Like a waxing moon, I can feel the luminous rise When...Read More
Categories: beautiful, birth, blessing, change,
Form: Free verse
In the woods I search for my soul The part of me that keeps me whole Under rocks I look and look I search the trees and in the brook This long path it takes...Read More
Categories: beautiful, change, deep, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In a Train Station
In a Train Station Quickly we had our breakfasts Then we both gazed At the station clock The morning train is late Everything is wet At night, the rain poured heavy I listened to it Hitting the bricks on the roof. So tasty...Read More
Categories: absence, change,
Form: Free verse
They stripped away my former self, Reduced me to a mere shadow, for "maturity." Before and after, I remained the same, But different personas emerged, all in the name of "maturity." No more colorful socks or shoes with playful...Read More
Categories: change,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Shifting
Brown haired, Brown eyed, My sister, No-one ever stared, What started it? It started with food coloring, On the end of your hair, The clothes that where tight fit, Then you changed high schools, You were confined, Couldn't do what you wanted, Anger built up in...Read More
Categories: anxiety, change, sister,
Form: Free verse
Should vacuuming be listed as full-time occupation
Is it any wonder that nobody likes vacuuming the floor, Mention the word vacuum and there is a rush for the door. Reading a newspaper or a woman's magazine is a dangerous occupation, If the vacuuming has not...Read More
Categories: change, allusion, analogy, anxiety, blue,
Form: Grook
Premium Member Storm
A storms coming, I can feel the tension in my throat. Hustling, bustling people, Scurrying all about. A storms coming, I can feel my lungs struggling for a...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, change, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Colorado Football - Coach Prime
Let’s just call a Shade a Shade. This is in reference to Colorado’s Coach Deion Sanders wearing a hat and shades. Colorado was 1-11 last year in 2022 and in the first 3 games of this...Read More
Categories: change, dedication, feelings, football,
Form: Narrative

Specific Types of Change Poems

Definition | What is Change in Poetry?