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Identity Poems | Examples of Identity Poetry

Identity Poems - Examples of all types of identity 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 identity.
TO WHICH IMAGE SHOULD WE CLING
TO WHICH IMAGE SHOULD WE CLING Is it the hero to whose brave image we should cling Or the sage, whose deep knowledge impresses us all Perhaps the bard, whose melodies we hear him sing But even the ferryman,...Read the rest...
Categories: identity, image,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member To Which Image should We Cling
In a maze of shadows and light, To which image should we cling? Is it the mirage of perfection we chase, Or the raw beauty of our own grace? Should we hide behind a mask...Read the rest...
Categories: allusion, identity, self,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member That Was Then; This is Now
THEN I was carefree, and I wished to live forever, and yet always inside me was the knowledge that I would grow by learning more and taking on new responsibilities. Trials taught me that nothing in life is certain. I swam life’s flow in...Read the rest...
Categories: identity,
Form: Etheree
Premium Member Miss Take 'N Eye-Dentity
Who am I? I’m Yu No, I’m Mi. You’re Yu That's what I said You’re Yu. I’m Mi Mi, Yu Yu, Mi ...Read the rest...
Categories: confusion, giggle, identity,
Form: Rhyme
Dwarf Star
The universe swallowed my thoughts In another instant of uncertainty Truthfulness and doubt together were something Morphed into a new creation of nothing As if my time itself were the black hole And I, a dwarf star in the...Read the rest...
Categories: age, emotions, identity, self,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member THE CAR BOMB THAT ENDED MY LIFE FBI ARSON AND CAR BOMB DIVISION
FIRE! UPDATED 1998 IN 2021 BY COVERUPS PAYOFFS GARGANO FAKED HIS OWN DEATH MEMORIAL DAY 1999 THE CAR BOMB THAT ENDED MY LIFE AT LEAST AS I'VE KNOWN IT ON THIS DAY THE SKY WAS SO BLUE...Read the rest...
Categories: america, feelings, health, identity,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Separation
Tares grow side by side With the wheat and barley plant Each will take aside....Read the rest...
Categories: gospel, identity, truth, wisdom,
Form: Haiku
Gideonite
Gideon did first cut The thirty, then, next the tens Three hundred he got....Read the rest...
Categories: engagement, identity, strength, war,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Meet The Sea
Meet The Sea I am inherently patient, I just go with the flow. I have many dark secrets, No one will ever know. Sometimes I can be shallow, Sometimes I'm dark and deep. When you look closely at me Your face is...Read the rest...
Categories: identity, nature, sea,
Form: Personification
Premium Member A betrayal of innocense
Youth is a deep, colorful green as part of the most verdant life. ...Read the rest...
Categories: identity, allusion, analogy, appreciation, growing
Form: Free verse
Premium Member God Chosen Andaree
"I will make you a great nation [Israel]; I will bless you and make your name great; and you shall be a blessing. I will bless those who bless you, and I will curse him...Read the rest...
Categories: conflict, god, identity, political,
Form: Rhyme
Tick Tick
What is it That girl who rides that rollercoaster, The one that brings others fear— They call her Brave The truth is she lives for thrill Is it Brave if it doesn’t shake her to the core ? That...Read the rest...
Categories: identity, 11th grade, anxiety, childhood,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Empty For Development
Can we call it a day, Inclined to tell me so, Thinking I had a right to know. Incoming train wreck on the night ahead, Palmed one off to another, It was the only direction I could take, After willingly expressing...Read the rest...
Categories: identity, break up, farewell, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Lonely Loner
Funny I'm a loner yet hate being alone, maybe I'm terrified of developing a bond just for in a brief second it to be gone as my whole life i've been alone. The one time i...Read the rest...
Categories: how i feel, identity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Recipe for Beauty
Recipe for Beauty To Whom it May Concern, (I'm thinking God…but others say Mother Nature is to blame. Still others believe Evolution,but to 'You’, just the same…) At risk of sounding a ‘know-it-all”, I must submit a complaint. Your...Read the rest...
Categories: identity, anti bullying, beauty, confidence,
Form: Dramatic Monologue

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