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Detachment Poems | Examples of Detachment Poetry

Detachment Poems. Below are examples of poems about detachment. This list of poetry about detachment is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of detachment poetry. This list of works about detachment is a great resource for examples of detachment poems and show how to write poems about detachment. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Detachment Poems

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EMOTIONS OF YEARNING V.MUTHU MANICKAM Quatrain detachment, beach, for her, i
Premium Member Poem Resistance On The Iberian Peninsula Dennis Spilchuk Verse detachment, education, freedom, history, irony,
Premium Member Poem Brain Stormed Bernard Chan Free verse detachment, body, crush, emotions, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Indigenous Green Teaching Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse detachment, education, green, health, integrity,
Premium Member Poem Passionate Attachments Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse detachment, beautiful, health, love, mystery,
LOVE SOLILOQUY MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA Free verse detachment, lost love, love, love
Is This All There Really is Kyle N. Sampson I do not know? detachment, anger, angst, heartbreak, horror,
Premium Member Poem 'Saturated In Solitude' Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings Rhyme detachment, poetry, silence, solitude,
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My Second Love Valerie Godinho Romanticism detachment, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem Health Harvest Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse detachment, earth, education, happiness, health,

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Saturated in Solitude
by Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings
"That inward eye; which is the bliss of solitude . . . "
William Wordsworth,  English Poet, 1770-1850

I  l o v e  to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, peace, silence,

Held Captive
by Robertina B.
Prison is where I am..
I glance all around me..
Oddly there lies a reality that is free..
Enormous trees
Autumn is in the horizon
Leaves changing colors..
Amber and rust
Gleaming...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, dark, deep, freedom, inspirational,

Souls Apart
by Mark Miller
Souls Apart 
By Mark Miller © 05/01/2014
Mimes voices rehearse beacons host of estrangement,
Identities detachment gaze a frayed displacement-
Dance of death blind of twisted Macabre of...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, absence, child abuse, childhood,

The Frantic
by Mark Miller
-By Mark Miller © 01/08/2017

Vessel of battered eyes and stare
Lost identity in fragile care
Self made prism of vacuous detachment 
Colored souls follow behind actor lied...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, body, conflict,

THIS DETACHMENT
by Brenden Pettingill
I’ve practiced, this detachment

this try and play and give and take

of feelings that stay

you pulled me through the doorway

calling me to temptation and wants

when one...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, love, poetry, poets, sweet

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Two out of Three
by William J. Jr. Atfield
Two out of  Three

They have slipped silently from my sight!
What could be their reason for taking flight?
What is their reason for closing the door?
Could this...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, daughter,

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Therapeutic Designs
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Permaculture Designers
give first priority
to facilitating
and mentoring
long-term cooperative returns
for ZeroZone therapeutic investments
and traumatic divestments.

Our maps may include many zones
and these may have subclimates 
currently a mix...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, deep, education, health, light,

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Quirky Keen
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

He’s just so different,
more so than me and you
Got a most unconventional walk,
and an odd meter pause when he talk
As if some fluttering revelation
feather dropped...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, identity, science, smart, teen,

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The Eagle
by Geoffrey Brewer
THE EAGLE

From sheer Jurassic precipice he soared
Surveyed the land for bounty it might afford

Across the broad flat valley’s rich domain
With viewpoint high, low altitude disdain

In...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, nature, philosophy,

On the Verge
by Dennis Foss
On the Verge 

Every hand is pocket bound,
eyes lifted from the TV’s hallowed glow.
Breath is released in a low sigh; 
worming, squirming, squat.

Thrust out of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, angst, anxiety, conflict, culture,

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DETACHMENT
by Leon Enriquez



Do you hear sighs
That channel highs?


Love waits not late
To frame true fate


Know your own heart
Where love funds art


Let ego drop
Let vain thoughts stop


Detach coarse mind
Keep...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, allusion,

My dear gods
by Željko Sitar
Discarded by-product.
Was it difficult to explain it to us?

Forgive me my dear gods
for I can not understand your puzzle.
I'm not worthy of your intelligence
because I'm...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, god, mystery, philosophy, truth,

Bad Omen's
by Binoy Raveendran
When i dug into unknown realms,
Where i never been before,
I saw a valley of flowers first
But all flowers were black in color,
No one plucked a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, absence,

The Hurricane
by Avery Won
Panic
As we see what may unfold
Focus
To plan what needs to be done
Nerves
Wrecked as the forecasts continue
Prayer
As we drive into the night toward safety
Denial
About the storm...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, fear, hope, weather,

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My Guru
by Ram R. V.
Lord Krishna came 
Much later than Rama,
According to the Puranas.
But in my life it is the other way round:
Krishna, my Guru, came into this world...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, deep, devotion, humanity,

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No free lunch
by Ram R. V.
A scientist pursuing research—
with disinterested curiosity,
Poets distancing themselves—
from personal emotions,
from ‘personality’ (in Eliot’s idiolect),
A sportsperson focusing on the event—
not obsessed with results,
demonstrating sporting spirit,
Anyone doing...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, irony, satire, society,

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My Landscape Painting
by Kevin Shaw
My Landscape Painting

Let me describe my painting,
Of a pastel colour landscape,
A Beautiful British Waterway,
Forming our scene and shape.

Walking by the water’s edge,
Following the towpath trail,
Pace...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, adventure, image, river, summer,

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Comparison
by Ram R. V.
“Shall I compare thee to summer’s day?”
Asked Shakespeare,
But did not stay for an answer!
Thiruvalluvar compared timely help
To human hands hastening 
To right a slipping dress.
Bharati...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, education, irony, life, philosophy,

SHE KISSED A DYING OAK TREE
by JG FINCH
She slowly grew on him, surrounding his body with brown mold and green moss.

He can’t escape her detachment, her selfless embrace. Her love is only...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, autumn, beautiful, change, loss,

The beauty of a special friend
by Wardah Ahmed
There is individualism
There is place for growth
More importantly, there is respect for both

The choice of who you want to be is yours
But restrictions are placed...

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Didactic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: detachment, i love you, relationship,