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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 Bantu
...Childlike innocence entwined with hubris Innate vibrancy of love, light and bliss 23-March-2023 ____________ Write BANTUs Poetry Contest Sponsor: Suzanne Delaney......Read More
Categories: hubris, confidence, innocence, joy,
Form: Other

Premium Member Set Free
... my reflecting soul now cradled by the universe gazes upon its insignificant self a sorrowful hollow of incessant chatter possessive shades of fog and mirage that no longer ......Read More
Categories: hubris, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Overplayed Hand
... Having an inflated ego is detrimental to living a good life It's a self-serving trait that can lead to tragedy and strife One who's overconfident is arrogant, his hubris is rife Overplaying his ......Read More
Categories: hubris, conflict, how i feel,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Bunker Hill I
... Tenacity for cause stands undeterred by occupation holding it in chains, for British harbored troops had duly stirred the populous conceding to disdain. Dissention roared to smite the King’s ......Read More
Categories: hubris, america,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member For Oscar on His 15th Birthday
...Juvenescence shines like the sun’s slow climb and I see a bird not yet flown its cage, I hear the footsteps in the march of time - a journey of self, a coming of age! Thus you Peter Pan o......Read More
Categories: hubris, birthday, son,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Retreat
...A world gone mad where up is down and logic flees A child discerns but not the fool enchanted by his party’s stripe The lady, blind a thumb weighs heavy on her scales High, hubris rei......Read More
Categories: hubris, confusion, howl, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Seagulls Sailing
... Seagulls summer sailing Gliding on thermal air Green-eyed cormorant Looks with disdain aware How screeching gulls do chant. Seagulls summer sailing Swiftly land o......Read More
Categories: hubris, ocean, summer,
Form: Monchielle Stanza
Premium Member A Cup Runneth Over
...A Cup Runneth Over His cup runneth over, yet he craves more As flights of hubris on wings of greed soar, Rich is the life of caviar and champagne, Where ruthlessness wins his races in f......Read More
Categories: hubris, emotions, humanity, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Swimming Against the Current
...[Note: You will see in the work below connections to other poems I have posted here. Those poems are tangents to this poem that more completely tell the tale of rise, pride, hubris, fall, and rec......Read More
Categories: hubris, ozymandias, pride, sin,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Penniless at the Tollgate
...PENNILESS AT THE TOLLGATE Wish I had a cat, or maybe just a friend. Mother says it's not the end, but it is. Reflections in the mirror, inspections of the interior. She's gone, I'......Read More
Categories: hubris, loneliness, lost love,
Form: Free verse
...Max painted the blush-blue sky the nest of grass and teal-still waters. Bursting from his vibrant paintbrush, a vision that appropriates the canvas. His hubris angel halo-crowned, th......Read More
Categories: hubris, angel, art,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member The Shearing of an Ego
...A man who'd crowned himself a vainglorious king, 'twas filled with foolish pride and never-ending need to be revered with loud praises, heard in echoes ring. Ego plowed the fields in his mind, pla......Read More
Categories: hubris, motivation, pride,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member AMBIANCE
...ATMOSPHERES ambient installation in communal cipherss transitioned then transcended   appropriated with symbolic   affectation of attitudes characterised by  circles simple &positi......Read More
Categories: hubris, poetry,
Form: Other
Premium Member i wander these winter beaches
...i wander these winter beaches where autumn's storms have removed the footfalls of summer believing in spring here i am alone listening to the waves mellifluously remind yet never recalling ......Read More
Categories: hubris, solitude, winter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Tower of Babel
...Before men did a tower build, within their mind, the seed of pride like a noxious weed in fields was sown. To replace God was their sole aim and establish for themselves a name. This seed in S......Read More
Categories: hubris, allusion, god, philosophy, pride,
Form: Free verse

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