Identity Poems | Examples of Identity Poetry

Identity Poems. Below are short, long, best, famous, and new examples of identity poems. This list of poems for identity is a great resource for examples of identity poems and show how to write poems for identity. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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New Identity Poems  
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Categories: identity, imagination, insect, joy,
Larry the Fly
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
"Who am I? Larry the fly!" -Larry 

Larry daydreamed of being a fly.
Eventually he began to live his life
As if he really were a fly.
When...

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Categories: identity, inspirational love, truth,
Who We Are
by Safa Faruque
as towns are bombed
as humanity is wronged
when we know what is right
when reality comes to bite
some hang their heads, shamed
knowing it could be their lives...

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Categories: appreciation, education, identity, image, judgement, wisdom,
Goal Oriented
by Earl Schumacker
Goal Oriented
Conquer the world with new shampoo
Buy more than one tube of toothpaste
Purchase two to get the third one free
Watch TV with potato chips and...

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Categories: identity, inspiration, me, poetry,
You don't want to read this
by Aa Harvey
You don’t want to read this.


I’m reading this poem and waiting for something to happen,
But so far nothing has been able to seize my attention.
I...

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Categories: identity,
The Truth
by Jeremiah Poodle
As long I have lived
As long as I have been dead

The poodles have always been there
Crossing the street and into my head

As the days have...

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Categories: confidence, encouraging, faith, identity, inspirational, philosophy, truth,
The Truth of Me
by eric boddie
"The Truth of Me"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

To tell the Truth of me
Is so very easy you see
Yet only few will understand
Just what makes up...

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Categories: angst, confusion, growth, identity, inspirational, pain, peace,
Take Your Fill
by Laura Breidenthal
Take your fill of my time
Does it thrill you? 
Do I play every right chord in you,
Or do I dethrone your frustrations
Into raw rage?

Take your...

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Categories: allusion, celebration, children, fun, identity, symbolism,
Idiot Strength
by Keith Dovoric
I won’t stare at the sun
So help me – strike me blind
I know what it’s like to be one
Who feels all but left behind

A product...

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Categories: analogy, birth, blessing, christian, identity, imagery, nature,
Divided Circle
by abel olivencia
When the robin builds it's nest
to herald in the bloom
Thawed trails to open up
a mountain's coveted woods

And afield the animals stir
as a fragrance of nuts,...

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Categories: identity, immigration,
Some Kind of Heaven
by Kudzai Mhangwa
They put on their traveling shoes
Looking for some kind of heaven
They took the perilous race
Across the path of thorns
Letting the blood on their
Feet remain behind.

The...

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Categories: betrayal, celebrity, conflict, fear, identity,
Shoot To Kill aka Sniper Song
by Patricia LeDuc
Shoot To Kill aka Sniper Song

Life is something
You do not revere
In an instant
The words come clear
Shoot to kill

Of notoriety
You haven't gotten
Quite your fill
The gun in...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, betrayal, dark, identity, music,
Untitled
by Jennifer Cunningham
The anticipation
The gratification
To watch the blood flow back
It must be self control I lack
I can feel the relief 
No matter how brief
My security blanket
With it...

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Categories: 6th grade, conflict, confusion, identity, men,
Intelligence
by Payton Avila
A measure of the grasp,
Of life on this planet Earth,
Is reasonably shown as intelligence.
Alas does the tongue of man,
Spoil another’s bread,
By words and words of...

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Categories: color, history, humanity, identity,
Premium MemberColorless
by Roy Pett
I am a product of my next of kin
so in their image, through evolution 
determined pigmentation of my skin
of human historic distribution,

a complexion that I...

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Categories: identity, inspiration, wisdom,
Anchors of Anxiety
by EJ Sizemore
Let go of always;
Let go of satisfaction;
Let go of my "Self".


Inspiration: "Emotionally Numb" by Silent One...

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Categories: courage, discrimination, freedom, identity, native american, rights,
Apache Cry
by Leanne Lovejoy-Burton
White man Come
White man Go
Bring their disease
Poison our people
Bring their guns
Burn our homes
Dance their dance on 
our Happy Hunting Grounds
No respect for our Dead Spirits
our...

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Categories: change, emotions, friendship, identity,
Your good side vs bad
by robin davis
Are you being serious
Your making me delirious
With your mood swings all off stride
Like Dr. Jeckyll --Mr. Hyde
One day your up , next day down
You are...

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Categories: identity, lost, sad,
Your becoming lost
by robin davis
I don't mean any disrespect
I'm just trying to dissect
How your attitude has change
It's backwards and re-arranged
The sweet kind and joyful friend
I once knew is at...

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Categories: identity, imagination, journey, philosophy,
Premium MemberTHE PEPPERMAN AND THE PHILOSOPHY OF ADVENTURE
by Michael E. Harris
I OPENED A DOOR AND SAW A SPIRITUAL BEING.
I WASN'T QUITE SURE OF WHAT I WAS SEEING.
IT WASN'T DARKNESS, IT WASN'T LIGHT.
IT WASN'T MOVING, JUST...

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Categories: emotions, health, hope, identity, memory, remember, spiritual,
Realization
by Ibidun O.
R- Realize the events that shaped you.
E- Every event has an impact.
A- All of them can heal or hurt.
L- Leave all the events of present...

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Categories: africa, america, anger, appreciation, identity, immigration, inspiration, inspirational,
18 The All-Time Greatest Great Britain
by Nick Trim
This small island civilization.
Its empire was the largest creation
with the widest trade connection.
There are mixed views of our colonization.

Many modern countries exist because of the...

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Categories: identity, introspection,
Second Fiddle 2
by curtis johnson
Would you think less of me if I told you that I have no problem with ‘second fiddle’, or playing minor parts?  Being a...

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Categories: identity, introspection,
Second Fiddle
by curtis johnson
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Categories: africa, childhood, growing up, identity, memory,
A Morning In Maamba
by Kunda Chamatete
A crow from the mango tree sounds the coming of day,
Echoes of dogs whose barks mourn have faded with bell-notes of cattle that scavenge our...

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Categories: devotion, dream, encouraging, identity, inspiration, joy,
The Poet
by Crystal Keehn
I’m a poet, didn’t you know it?
I write for fun you see.
I dip my pen in an old inkwell 
To make a stanza of three.

I’m...

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Categories: brother, grief, growing up, identity, nostalgia, relationship, sister,
Premium MemberDEAR BROTHER
by Line Gauthier
Growing up in the country
I couldn’t help but notice
Boys had more fun and you seemed to thrive 
In the multitude of outdoor adventures
One season after...

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Categories: identity,
Identity Crisis
by Gershon Wolf
Hello.  Have you found
yourself yet? --What?  --You didn't
know that you were lost?!
...

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Categories: identity,
Authentic
by SHERRY BECK
Shackled from my destiny
a cheap copy of originality 
Crumbled pieces of a masterpiece
Thoughts enslaved to poverty

Anxiously waiting
Struggling and anticipating 
To meet the authentic, me

My misery
Does...

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Categories: identity, language, political,
Brexit Sonnet No 7 - Words Escape Me
by Keith Murphy
Brexit Sonnet No.7 – ‘Words Escape Me’

Have you seen them, can we track them down?
Words escape me, on the run, or lost.
We had them once,...

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Categories: anxiety, change, dark, dream, identity, poems, wisdom,
Astray
by Alisa Balaieva
I hate to look in the mirror
Afraid to see the truth
My conscience isn't clear
I play fast and loose

I know I changed my identity
When I was...

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Categories: 8th grade , character, community, identity, relationship,
N I E C E S
by Muhammad Safa Thajudeen
Japanese wear Chinese faces
Japanese and Chinese not nieces!
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Categories: identity,
Two Birds
by Peter Cobbler
The canvas of two birds
One large and one small;
Two birds of differing type
Together, yet separated in spirit,
Of one, yet apart.
Age is no barrier but in...

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Categories: conflict, how i feel, identity, me, writing,
Colors of me
by Anna Hopper
 This is merely an outlet, to banish my thoughts
I have no expectation that my views will be bought

My mind is a realm, built of...

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Categories: change, creation, growth, identity, leadership, self, uplifting,
Transform Into What You Want To Be
by MOUMITA BHOUMIK
When I look into the mirror I see a stronger version of me,
It took a lot of patience to find the real person I wanted...

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Categories: change, color, conflict, emotions, identity, image,
Premium MemberTwo Sides Of Color
by PAT Adams
Who doesn't love a clear blue sky
But if you're blue, then you're sad
A blood red sun can bring a smile
But if you see red then...

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