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Innocence Poems | Examples of Innocence Poetry

Innocence Poems. Below are examples of poems about innocence. This list of innocence poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of innocence poetry. This list of works about innocence is an excellent resource for examples on how to write innocence poems.

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List of Innocence Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Too soon, too soon Gershon Wolf Rhyme innocence, lost love, sad,
Think of the Children Rhona McFerran Free verse childhood, family, growth, innocence,
It's Halloween Bette Bavington Villanelle innocence, adventure, confidence, family, fantasy,
Premium Member Poem PROMISES Line Gauthier Free verse innocence, death, forgiveness, grief, heartbroken,
Premium Member Poem THE FLOWER GIRL Michael E. Harris Free verse innocence, appreciation, blessing, flower, imagery,
incubate us colin heavingham ABC innocence,
Premium Member Poem YOUNGSTERS Line Gauthier Senryu innocence, child, color, confidence, creation,
Emily and the Ancient door Quoth TheRaven Ballad art, innocence, language,
I am what i am Muhammad Imtiaz Verse innocence,
Premium Member Poem ANGEL TEARS Line Gauthier Senryu angel, cry, girl, innocence,

CHILDEN THEN
by Ann Gilmour
Childhood then was full of fun
When kids played outside in the sun
So different then, unlike today
With their gadgets and gizmos
That’s all they want to play

On...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, childhood, fun, innocence,

Back Then
by Pandita Sanchez
Back Then

Back then I was fresh-faced and pure as morning dew,
brown eyes sparkled golden with the sweetness of innocence.

Back then I smiled like a cherub,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, growing up, innocence,

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Should Have Known
by Madison Demetros
I should have known. 
It wasn’t confirmed, nor was it denied. 
But last night, my boyfriend and I were together,
on an adventure of exploration. 
Discovering...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, anger, imagery, innocence,

We Were
by Declan Molloy
We Were Children

Waiting for nothing for everything
unconcerned with moments
how they'd slip past
only whispers on July's breeze

remember us in the back field
sun torturing arms and noses
intent,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, innocence,

9 11
by Lionel Derbyshire
9 11
Of a very sad day of bereavement for the working class ..
when a father right at the top tumbled down for camera sensation and...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: innocence, america, courage, day, hero,

WHEN LIFE WAS OH SO SWEET
by Ann Gilmour
My Darling Arabella
So much I have to tell her
Of times gone by when life was sweet
When no one felt the need to Tweet
We packed a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: adventure, childhood, innocence, nostalgia,

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LET THE CHIPS FALL WHERE THEY MAY
by James Edward Lee Sr.
LET THE CHIPS FALL WHERE THEY MAY


You have come to the altar, for remorse, forgiveness and peace;
Now before you can even open your eyes and...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: innocence, addiction, allegory, analogy, confusion,

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THE ACORN
by Line Gauthier


the acorn
at the foot of the oak
in awe



posted on September 19, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: innocence, confidence, destiny, encouraging, future,

BEAUTIFULLY ROTTEN
by Victor Alaje
I cradle and rock him,
He's so fragile a thing in my arms,
So perfect, so innocent,
So unlike his mother.
His mother was broken and wicked,
A being rotten...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, death, humanity, innocence,

Let the kids play
by fauxcroft wade
Kids in the park at play

They do not judge in anyway

They don't distinguish

By race, colour or faith

All they want is just to play

And have some...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: change, innocence, inspirational, kid,

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TWINKLING
by Line Gauthier


twinkling
in the eye of
ageless youth



posted on September 14, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, happy, innocence, joy,

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The Dream Wanders Far Afield
by Bernard Chan
The dream wanders far afield,
in search of a kindred tribe
that to cynics does not yield,
by princely sums not bribed. 

Far and wide, it sees many...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: innocence, change, corruption, dream, grave,

AND THEN WE WATCHED THE NEWS
by Jim Yerman
We watched our granddaughter play volleyball…”There she is!” we both exclaimed
when she stepped onto the court…when she got into the game.

She only played a short...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: innocence,

Boys
by Mark Priestley
Running the hills, to
Dive under the trees
Pierced with our shrieks.
We bawled along the woods.
Soft laughing streams
We tripped. Trails whipped
Through nettles, to show
The world our infant...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebration, childhood, innocence,

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Child
by Curtis Moorman
CHILD

A child
is an innocent replica
of God's creation of mankind
a splendid rendition of beauty
a near perfect example of love
A child brings great joy
preceded by gales of...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, child, innocence, joy,

Friends For Life
by mark palmer
Satchels at the ready, two young girls to
School they go, new friends, these sweet dears
Are heaven sent, their zest for lift a spiritual sound,
Without pause...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: family, feelings, innocence, memory,

My Son
by Amos Lual
...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boy, child, innocence,

Night Rider
by Jean Bush
Upon the haunted, magic air
A sound is heard in the dark somewhere;
A creak of wood, as gears are churned,
A carousel begins to turn.

A siren song...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: innocence, 11th grade, 9th grade,

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Simple Talk
by Jerry T Curtis
I wonder if we really knew
Time would pass and time pass us
The days would dwindle down to few
Like a child that's all grown up

I miss...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: innocence, appreciation, granddaughter, growing up,

From the mind of a 7 year old
by Paul Nairne
And it went something like this..
Taj: Daddy if God gets sick he can heal himself?
Me: No Taj , God never gets Ill..
Taj: ( quizzical look)
Daddy...

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Footle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: innocence, 2nd grade, child, god,