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Endurance Poems | Examples of Endurance Poetry

Endurance Poems. Below are examples of poems about endurance. This list of endurance poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of endurance poetry. This list of works about endurance is an excellent resource for examples on how to write endurance poems.

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List of Endurance Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Old Women Sherry Asbury Prose courage, endurance, wisdom, woman,
Premium Member Poem To Be Calm Heidi Sands Haiku encouraging, endurance, life,
Passionet Rejection Micah Watkins Free verse beautiful, depression, endurance, heartbreak,
Healing Wounds Aljim Lituanas Lyric emotions, encouraging, endurance, god,
Premium Member Poem TRAVELING BIRD NO LONGER WANTS TO FLY TODAY--- James Edward Lee Sr. Light Verse anxiety, bird, conflict, endurance,
Destiny Kevon Worrell Rhyme change, destiny, endurance, fate,
Premium Member Poem Colors of Outstanding Hues--- James Edward Lee Sr. Light Verse color, creation, endurance,
Premium Member Poem Drop Zone Kai Michael Neumann Free verse death, depression, endurance, hope,
Premium Member Poem Promises Promises Laura Breidenthal Monoku endurance, betrayal, break up, conflict,
VULAMASANGO Sibusisiwe Ncede Free verse endurance, africa, black love, confidence,

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The Life We Choose
by Sandra Weiss
Life asks so much of who we are.
Demanding attention, for all that we do.
We can stay near, we can go far,
Who makes the decisions, it...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: endurance, growth, life, meaningful,

RISE UP
by Sibusisiwe Ncede
I rise up from pretence
I rise up from ashes
I rise up from jealousy
I rise up from envy

I rise up from the hate
I rise up from...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: endurance, black love, confidence, courage,

Another Journey
by Colette Dright
Today begins another journey as I encounter my million mile
A journey where I will enjoy each moment
And everyday I'll wear a smile
There's a place on...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, endurance, journey, travel,

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Sometimes, it takes some time-song version
by John Hamilton
Sometimes

Sometimes...
we are born, with big dreams
Sometimes...
we are born with none
Sometimes... 
the money comes too easy
Sometimes... 
some never have enough


Chorus
Sometimes... 
sometimes it takes, some time
some day......

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: encouraging, endurance, happiness, inspirational,

Frustrated
by Lynn D.
The paper falls
The television freezes
The nusance of a sore

The site fails
The lonliness sears
The news pales

Keep going
Going in circles
Wishing and wanting, overflowing

Struggling, waiting
What's it all for?
The...

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

Love confusion
by Letwin Mpofu
Love confusion

I hear the voices in my head, 
Soft, sweet and mild...speaking so fast, sometimes I find myself dreaming,
Is he the one, or maybe just...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: confusion, encouraging, endurance, first

PROMISED MYSELF 8x8
by Natasha Turner
I promised myself not to fall
Climb high hopes and watch them all flow
Warm myself with my only shawl
Throw the dice and see them roll.

Change the...

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

Sun Umbrella
by Earl Schumacker
The umbrella deploys on the morning beach
A device designed for our protection
A matter of natural selection for safety
To shade us from the nasty sun
And other...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beach, endurance, image, judgement,

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SURROUNDED
by Line Gauthier


surrounded by
backbiting vultures
~ taking the high road



posted on November 7, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, bullying, endurance, integrity,

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DISTINGUISHED PROSECUTION
by James Edward Lee Sr.
DISTINGUISHED PROSECUTION

The more you look at me;
What do you really see;
For if I am all I am meant to be;
What are you yet persecuting me

11/7/18
Written...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, assonance, endurance, how

CHRISTMAS AND THE MISSUS
by Allan Terry
IN EACH RENDITION
THE STORY IN EVERY 
CONDITION
IS A STORY OF LOVE
BORN IN A MANGER
THE BIRTH OF JESUS
BOUGHT NOBEL MEN
TO BETHLEHAM
THE GIFTS THAT THEY
 WOULD BARE
AND...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: drink, endurance, guitar, music,

I walk upon the fallen leaves
by Stephen Mayne
I walk upon the brown, orange, golden, fallen leaves
From silent standing, now dormant trees.
That stand and rest at this time of ease

With no one to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: autumn, endurance, inspirational, life,

LIFE'S UNIVERSITY
by Ann Gilmour
Strolling along the promenade on a bitterly cold winter’s day
Dressed head to toe in my warm winter coat, only my eyes and nose on display
A...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: endurance, society, sympathy, winter,

Lie's
by Kevon Worrell
The truth hurts but it's better that a lie 
Even if it'll make you cry 
You will feel low but your standard will be high...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, cry, endurance, sin,

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Yet Another Day
by Maurice Rigoler
Another morning. Another day. 
What accomplishments or
disappointments will it bring?

Here I play with familiar and unfamiliar
words, manipulate, alter, change,
redefine, reposition ideas and sentences. 

Poetry, like...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: endurance,

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THE PLIGHT OF MAN NO ONE UNDERSTANDS---
by James Edward Lee Sr.
THE PLIGHT OF MAN NO ONE UNDERSTANDS---

The plight of man no one understands;
His spiritual self is fused;
Together with physical man;
His flesh often is totally used;
To...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: endurance, analogy, community, confusion, destiny,

Time Fold
by Justin Worthy
Time folds
Unfolds
Then beholds

...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angel, endurance,

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COME BACK TO ME
by James Edward Lee Sr.
COME BACK TO ME

I call you in the morning
I hear you not
You see me down the street
You won't even say "what's up"
You leave I plead
You...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, endurance, engagement,

Greatest
by Maryam Dalhatu
The greatest climber I have ever seen,
  The architect of my happiness,
  Never will I watch your confidence lean,
  For you keyed...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: endurance, angel, beautiful, caregiving, emotions,

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Watching from the inside
by Heidi Sands
The rain pours and drenches the land
Washing the color away
As I watch and try to understand
This endless rain, day to day

Winter points a finger, with...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: endurance, trust, winter,