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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.
Diary Diary dear so small Cannot write my part on you You available not...Read More
Categories: identity, child, dark, friend, horse,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member On Portraiture
Portraits can take many shapes and forms Unlike in Rembrandt, a Rubens, or even a Dali Modern artists will often eschew the norms Portraits of myself do not look much like me. Unlike in Rembrandt, a Rubens, or even...Read More
Categories: art, character, identity, perspective,
Form: Pantoum
let me be alone
I want to lock up all doors Hatch up all windows Pull down the drapes And sit aimlessly on the couch. I’d rather dwell without company If company only wreaks havoc in my house. I’m tired of cleaning up the...Read More
Categories: identity, 12th grade, conflict, dark,
Form: Free verse
Shadows trailing me. Never know who’s following. Collar growing tight. ...Read More
Categories: identity, analogy, anger, angst, body,
Form: Haiku
I operate in abundance of extremes, Flirtish to skittish; kind-hearted to mean I am a tolerant bigot or a emotional stoic Yet everyone around me don’t even know it The tug-o-war of conflicting interests Both teams in an endless...Read More
Categories: feelings, identity, sad, sorrow,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Identity Crisis
Identical twins, me and my brother Got the same birthday, got the same mother Don’t know if I’m he Don’t know if he’s me But I do know I’m one or the other...Read More
Categories: confusion, identity,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Colour Blind
I don't see how it matters Should we be brindle, black, or white After all our colour Is governed by our sight So in a world of darkness We would be all the same How can there be a difference Our eyesight...Read More
Categories: identity,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Be Who You Are
Never allow anyone else's ideas about you to shape your ideas about yourself....Read More
Categories: identity, self,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Unseen
Invisible is that what i am Nothing there The invisible man Or are you blind Unable to see ME …....Read More
Categories: identity, rude, vanity,
Form: Rhyme
Lead Your True Being
Everyone has sentimental eyes and mind It is only God favouritism don't drive blind...Read More
Categories: identity, abuse, addiction, art, bereavement,
Form: Couplet
My women are Tragic My women are as cute as kittens My women are tired of the pussy My women still don’t give me their kitty’s My women say I am privileged and entitled My women wash my...Read More
Categories: happiness, identity, image, irony,
Form: Verse
A flaming circle alighted on fertile soils near a fig tree and harbour of...Read More
Categories: identity, color, emotions, feelings, heart,
Form: Free verse
What's in a Day for you or me
What's in a Day What's in a day for when .... There is corruption There is violations There is injustice There is formidable acts For me or for you What's in a day when.... Everyone is misleading Everyone is corrupt Everyone is deceiving Everyone is...Read More
Categories: identity, angel, angst, blue, day,
Form: List
Lately, I've been trying to be understanding. People grow and learn and have bad days, weeks, decades. Time passes by in circles and ellipses. I am the same person I was yesterday, the same person I'll be in...Read More
Categories: beauty, humanity, identity, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Density of Mind
Last night there was a star stumbling in the sky Mumbling like an imbecile cuz it was high Each disrespectful word Was totally absurd It makes me wonder... what is wrong with this guy? He has no clue how to...Read More
Categories: identity,
Form: Limerick

Specific Types of Identity Poems

Definition | What is Identity in Poetry?