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Failure Poems - Poems about Failure

Failure Poems - Examples of all types of poems about failure to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for failure.
A Recent Change Of Mind
...That stiff-neckedness; that boulder-like stoneness The so-called track-travel; that perfection-proneness The 'looking-down-upon' others as backboneless That sharp surety of sheer, shadowless shall......Read More
Categories: failure, change,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member All for Myself
...As i stand before the cross of change I can't help to think about all i have gone thru To get to this point in my life Where everything I thought I knew was truth But as I think back to a scarred......Read More
Categories: failure, conflict, confusion, deep, depression,
Form: Free verse
Bloodstained Soul
...Bloodstained Soul May 2023 Everything hurts, my lungs are on fire- Can't even complete things which success requires. I cry and I try, pave my path with my blood.- Then try to stop bleeding, w......Read More
Categories: failure, children, dark, heartbroken, hurt,
Form: Rhyme
It is hard to succeed if
...I think deep down most of us know, There have been times in our life, That we have failed, To grasp success by the hand, Because we were afraid, Of where it may lead us, And that we might be......Read More
Categories: failure, age, appreciation, care, celebration,
Form: Carpe Diem
If They Ask
...If They Ask, Tell them I tried my best at the time. Though it seemed like I was doing nothing. Tell them it seemed very little, But that was my best at the moment. Tell them I seemed ungrateful,......Read More
Categories: failure, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Failure
...One step above loser- but at least you tried......Read More
Categories: failure, life,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Transmutation
...Anger breeds hate, a flame that burns so bright, But control your anger, let love take flight. See the difference it can make, oh so profound, Transmutation from a lunatic to a gentleman, it's ......Read More
Categories: failure, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
...survivors The captain called up the harbor authorities needed a birth a ship no one had heard of, but its manifest stated Sydney-bound They let the ship birth on a disused pier far from the city......Read More
Categories: failure, betrayal, corruption, dream, humanity,
Form: Blank verse
To love
...I see you everyday From the halls of the school In the real world To the deep recesses of my mind I see you in the warm embrace of two people I see you in the morning sky The midnight moon ......Read More
Categories: failure, extended metaphor, hurt, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Christmas Faith
... CHRIST, without whom there is no Christmas HOLY night, the night above all nights RIGHTEOUSNESS is not an achievement IMPUTATION made our righteousness possible SATISFACTION came after the pe......Read More
Categories: failure, god, jesus,
Form: Acrostic
The Price for a Full Life is the Reality of Mistakes
...The price for a full life is the reality of mistakes Mistakes show a new road because There is a treasure that must be seen! Defeat and failure are not the same thing Success is not final and fai......Read More
Categories: failure, courage, growth,
Form: Free verse
A Reflection On One So Wise Abraham Lincoln For Whom The Bell Tolled
... 'Every man is proud of what he does well; and no man is proud of what he does not do well. With the former, his heart is in his work; and he will do twice as much of it with less fatigue. The lat......Read More
Categories: failure, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Kite-Surfer and Observer
... Kite-Surfer prepares for his thrilling ride With double-checked gear, wades into the tide Observer sits noticing all that’s around And sees the direction where’s Kite-Surfer’s bound Like an......Read More
Categories: failure, 9th grade, earth, endurance,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Divorce 2
... Death of a marital relationship is painful. I pray that I never encounter such pain. Indivisible is replaced by splitting, by divisible. Like mercy trumps judgment, may unity prevail. Voi......Read More
Categories: failure, divorce, marriage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Drifting Sycophant
... THESE ARE OPEN(organic) VERSES using spaces&breaks without grammatical symbols, the ' open' relies upon 'the one breath limitation' (intuitive cadence)& so inherently requires the 'reader' (rec......Read More
Categories: failure, analogy, bereavement, introspection,
Form: Verse

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