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Growth Poems | Examples of Growth Poetry

Growth Poems - Examples of all types of growth 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 growth.
Premium Member There was a Tree
In the beginning… There was a tree One...Read the rest...
Categories: creation, growth, nature,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Rain of Self-Forgiveness
Under the storm clouds the rain starts to wash away Creating streams that carve through earth and broken stone. Sometimes everything has to be eroded and worn away so you can...Read the rest...
Categories: growth,
Form: Free verse
Booming China
China on the boom On steels, chips, tapes and tiles That burst into bloom....Read the rest...
Categories: business, growth, perspective, technology,
Form: Haiku
Wet And Dry Seasons
Wet and dry both sought Crops like rice, corn in Pinas Enjoy robust growth....Read the rest...
Categories: food, growth, places, seasons,
Form: Haiku
Jesus Was The Answer
A life so full of darkness, As I tried to find my way. I longed to feel peace, So much I strayed away. Searching for the truth, I felt it deep inside. No longer would I question, The love...Read the rest...
Categories: growth, bible, cheer up, christian,
Form: Rhyme

Old Is Gold
Old is gold, they say Baobao lives a kilo years Thousand years, Lord's day....Read the rest...
Categories: age, growth, old, spiritual,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member That Was Then, This Is Now
Now he wants her back... The same cad who called her "Unattractive"...Read the rest...
Categories: growth, betrayal, break up, change,
Form: Narrative
Tell Me How to Box-Breathe
Breathe in, 1, 2, 3, 4. Hold it, 1, 2, 3, 4. Breathe out, 1, 2, 3, 4. Hold it, 1, 2, 3, 4. Breathe within the box Feel as your lungs expand Swallow the planet 1, 2, 3, 4. Exhale your breath Collapse your lungs Vomit...Read the rest...
Categories: anxiety, growth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member When I was young
When I was young I wondered why I couldn't reach up and touch the sky I thought I only had to grow tall I couldn't touch it because I was small But then I grew up And I came to understand The sky wasn't something you...Read the rest...
Categories: growing up, growth,
Form: Free verse
The Black Holes of Habits
Humans and habits, Both like celestial bodies. Humans are the planets, And habits are the stars. The habit that lingers slowly turns, Into a vast black hole, a dark abyss, Hard to escape, we spiral inward, Tumbling into its void. But is it...Read the rest...
Categories: addiction, growth, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love is Blind
I was a marvelous ophthalmologist, impacting how others saw this world, As tomorrow one day sees yesterday, on lanes where hued leaves swirled. I corrected hazy, crazy vision problems, with eyeglasses and with surgery; Like a second look,...Read the rest...
Categories: family, fantasy, friend, growth,
Form: Couplet
Sadness was silly when I was twenty-three Masked with a drink whenever it bothered me When my head hits the pillow, it won’t leave me be   Curious what keeps it alive inside me A lifetime of firewater...Read the rest...
Categories: angst, anxiety, devotion, growth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Refugee
Warming myself in the fire of the sun, why must the soil be so cold? Listen closely, and I'll show you a story of ancestors I never knew They had a place like this that they called...Read the rest...
Categories: courage, flower, growth, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Clued Into oneself
An evanescent bouquet of skewed briars, is how a tinsel laden tawdry essence wickedly unfolds , scuppered signpost to a fetid human compost, faint light pendant on soul crushed quantum migrant, who might chortle at vivid...Read the rest...
Categories: growth, care, character, deep, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Work Em
Push 'em, pull 'em, dip 'em, and squat 'em Whatever you do just don't neglect 'em Aptly say no to loose and flabby And yes to tight 'cause loose is too shabby No gym membership, Bowflex, or Peloton? No worries...Read the rest...
Categories: care, confidence, devotion, growth,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Growth Poems

Definition | What is Growth in Poetry?

Book: Reflection on the Important Things