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Hubris Poems - Poems about Hubris

Hubris Poems - Examples of all types of poems about hubris 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 hubris.
Premium Member Rites of Passage
...(Approaching Ingalls Peak, 2012, original oil) Rites of Passage Forty-six years ago, my first winter in the Pacific NW my first winter break at college, I headed out to climb Mt Stuar......Read More
Categories: hubris, adventure, memory, winter, youth,
Form: Narrative

Premium Member Titanic- Fare Thee Well
...On a fine April day, set out in the great cruise ship, Titanic, Into the pelagic waters of Atlantic, with the weather alluringly sweet. Plush it was with beaming fellow travelers and amenit......Read More
Categories: hubris, angst, death, ocean, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member the collective hubris of our indifference to ants
... We walk the earth as lords of all only judeo-christian types of course We crush the weak and heed no call history is written by the winners We think ourselves the smartest rac......Read More
Categories: hubris, anxiety, appreciation, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Burn not the Bridges
...Burn Not the Bridges Life is a hubris to uncertainty! One day you are a prince, The next day you are a slave. Indeed, the world is round: Burn not the bridges, You may use the river aga......Read More
Categories: hubris, allegory, break up, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
...unsuccessful humanness The forest he traveled had many narrow paths, there was always something new to see, like the white tree that once wanted to be the biggest to dominate the forest but hubr......Read More
Categories: hubris, anti bullying, christian, color,
Form: Blank verse

Time- Time- It Is Time We Remonstrate
...TIME TIME TIME Time again; Time again and again; Time the sigil of violence, Time begets silence TIME: 'twas the word was spoken TIME: the li......Read More
Categories: hubris, i am, sleep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ultimate Metaphysical Base
...Written: November 04, 2023, For Jaymee Thomas Contest _________________________________________ Reflecting on this rip-roaring round adventure, Gazing into the dept......Read More
Categories: hubris, analogy, appreciation, creation, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Her Name
...She’d pull the sun from the sky if it shone too bright Drain the oceans purely out of malice and spite Commission a fortress devoid of day's light Simply to evade any quarrelsome plight Spinel......Read More
Categories: hubris, betrayal, childhood, emotions, extended
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The World Is Changing
...("I of the Beholder", 2014, original pen and ink) The World Is Changing Quick as thought The world is changing Right before our eyes Everywhere People waking up To what needs to c......Read More
Categories: hubris, life, perspective, society, spiritual,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Healing Systemic Trauma
...Can you make any sense of systemic racism? No more common sense than too much patriarchalism-- all leftbrain dominant things oppressing sacred Earth's polycultural win/win systems promoting ......Read More
Categories: hubris, addiction, beauty, bullying, culture,
Form: Parallelismus Membrorum
Premium Member Fly In the Ointment
...Feeling something’s not right a general dissatisfaction or persistent fundamental flaw I look inward for a cause. Dr. Hubris, at your service! Self appointed, to discover, diagnosis and cur......Read More
Categories: hubris, how i feel, introspection,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member No Anchor For Rancor
...No Anchor for Rancor Wounded the ship of my soul, With tattered sails, Heels up in malevolence, Venom puffs out the jib In leeward grudges of tactless spite On a pointless reach Heading up......Read More
Categories: hubris, ocean, wind,
Form: Free verse
When Doves Cry
...Why do they cry, daddy? Soldiers march – a lugubrious lullaby of detonation as their melodic grim reaper Why can’t you hear them? A myriad of white swoops through the blast wave, hidden bet......Read More
Categories: hubris, eulogy, innocence, peace, soldier,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nemesis-POTD
...In the realm of battles waged by fate, Where heroes rise and villains bait, There dwells a force, unconquerable, vast, A nemesis, whose shadow is cast. With nefarious intent, it see......Read More
Categories: hubris, analogy, appreciation, creation, dream,
Form: Rhyme
...Maintain silence when anger straddles your heart. Words flung in fury morph into poisonous darts. Forgive slights, however burdensome they may be, Releasing hatred creates space for positive energ......Read More
Categories: hubris, courage, faith, feelings,
Form: Rhyme

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