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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.

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Who I Am
Don't ask me to be myself, I have always been. I'm full of lullabies from infant hood, My first seizure, Apple sauce and broccoli, My brother's first cry and laugh, Kittens and rhubarb, The fights between my parents, My brother and I's secret...Read More
Categories: identity,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member more than this substance known as life
All the voices of the ages recognized within our own, these few words we know, arranged and rearranged, to shape our hearts that you may know us, say the things that make life matter, stay...Read More
Categories: emotions, friendship, identity, mirror,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member six of one
poem 1: ...Read More
Categories: identity, creation, deep, discrimination, growth,
Form: List
Premium Member One-Man Parade
He parades down the street to his own unique beat Oblivious to others He'll have his druthers Unabashed, strangers stare As if he could care Some yell death threats He has yet to sweat Who...Read More
Categories: cool, crazy, identity,
Form: Rhyme
Ink Therapy
He said he likes my tattoos. I said "Yes but darling can you kiss all my scars?" The tattoos are beautiful but self-inflicted. What about the wounds I never asked for? Tiny imperfections, pinpricked from years of abuse....Read More
Categories: abuse, courage, forgiveness, identity,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member HE'S IN DRAG - TB
Just watch him mince His 'blue rinse' shocks Day prince ... night queen! Than-Bauk Me Poetry Contest Sponsored by Charles Messina 11/24/20...Read More
Categories: gender, identity,
Form: Than-Bauk
Premium Member your strongest day
Your strongest day is standing just outside your door. Let it in. Each day the sun comes home to you it whispers with the wind calling out your name. This is no video game. Life’s a bouquet banquet made from...Read More
Categories: adventure, character, courage, identity,
Form: Free verse
My Name Is
M-My name is a thing that cant be replaced, Y-You know yours is too, _ N-Names can never be erased, A-Any name you have is specific for you, M-Maybe you've had it from birth, or chose it for yourself, E-Every name...Read More
Categories: identity,
Form: Acrostic
My Dream Home
My Dream Home is full of people who chose to be born with their memories in tact my sanctuary sits on a pretty little hill with depths expansive as the milky way - shrinking back...Read More
Categories: conflict, creation, farewell, identity,
Form: Free verse
Dustanya Diri
What is Jawi? What is Rumi? What is Sufi? Who is Hamzah Fansuri? We know Marco, We know Atlas, We know Amerigo, But who is Al-Attas? Sudah hilangkah jati diri? Ibarat Laki tinggalkan Bini! Lupakah hati bahasa sendiri? Adat di jiwa bak karatnya kersani! ...Read More
Categories: humanity, identity, spiritual,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Eagle Eye
To live now is to live with suspicion, To be always within official view, Fear of terrorism is the excuse; Such techniques as facial recognition To prove that I am me, and you are you, Not some crazed fanatic bent...Read More
Categories: abuse, age, identity, leadership,
Form: Curtal Sonnet
scrounging
Paying repentance and biding my time Scrounging around for my lost piece of rhyme Waking up bleary and hitting the bricks Thinking while scheming, getting my kicks Presently cashing a low income check Vigorously chasing another train wreck Paying repentance and...Read More
Categories: identity, america, city, class, how
Form: Rhyme
SINCERLY YOURS
lover whisperer UNTIL THEN MIGHT THOSE WHICH ARE IMPORTANT TO US RECOGNIZE US AS BEING TOGETHER FROM NOW ON I RECOGNIZE THEE AS MY FIANCCE OUR RELATIONSHIP TO BE CELEBRATED IN MARRAGE THOSE FORMER CONDITIONS OF OUR CONCERNS AND UNSTABLEDNESS ARE TALKS OF...Read More
Categories: identity, appreciation, beautiful, care, culture,
Form: Ballad
Questions and Regrets: preview
Venal matter is mind deception My life sit twisted within these questions How do you live within this blind inception? Is living a given if all we’re doing is existing? A blade lodged in my stomach, or at...Read More
Categories: identity, anxiety, dark, depression, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Old Taoists Always Die
I'm a 68 year aged ecofeminist Taoist, Yin Unitarian and Yang Universalist in a bicameral dipolar co-arising Left/Right-UnWinged EarthCentric kind of way Where "permacultural" presumes death and resumes life, both multiculturally held together in win/win organically optimized resilience Depolarizing, restorative Green EarthJustice and eco-resonant interfaith green peace through...Read More
Categories: death, health, identity, integrity,
Form: Political Verse

Specific Types of Identity Poems

Definition | What is Identity in Poetry?