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Innocence Poems | Examples of Innocence Poetry

Innocence Poems - Examples of all types of innocence 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 innocence.
I see you in your innocence
I saw you sat in your innocence. In the rain you banged your drums and mimed your song. Your smile was pure enjoyment. It made me smile as well. You caught me as your head turned and I...Read More
Categories: adventure, age, beautiful, innocence,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Autumnal
I remember clinging on to the naked branch, which had been my home since the season of birth. In my days of botanical glory, flourishing and nourishing in nature I would spread my vibrant wings of luscious green, blooming alongside...Read More
Categories: analogy, autumn, innocence, perspective,
Form: Personification
A Wish Come True
In the dark of night I seen a light Was it a Star from a far? Or a Planet? Or another sun? And as I learned, Could it be When time begun? You see they say If you look to a Certain way Through the universe, What...Read More
Categories: innocence, birthday, dream, growing up,
Form: I do not know?
after you
gently burned away, my scars, in scars' fire— from the hollow gloom that bound us with desire; still I wear your flames on my sleeze— your gift, my touch— remember me.......Read More
Categories: innocence, beautiful, deep, devotion, emotions,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sobriquet - Naivete
Snared for an errant tweet Never thought to be discreet Escorted by a kick to the seat Hope fell to grieve at his feet ...Read More
Categories: evil, innocence, international, violence,
Form: Monorhyme

the growth of rain
heaven on its knees, drop by drop sprinkling like sweat from our skies' bruised brow, pouring out the macadam in my scars— following floods race my tears' deja vu....Read More
Categories: deep, innocence, introspection, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Wishful Thinking
I sit with my feet touching the water fascinated by a playful otter near the river's edge, amid evergreens, rolling along the sapphire surface sheens. Swimming up and down propelling itself enlightening up on a bare rock shelf. Scattered green dwarf...Read More
Categories: child, innocence,
Form: Sonnet
Lovely Lotus
The euphoria in the birth of innocence is one so irresistible and bittersweet Knowing the cold harvests of the world will purge for the end The predators and prey are one and the same To the flower, the...Read More
Categories: innocence, abuse, baby, birth, childhood,
Form: Free verse
I began faking a smile at 10 Although I never cried in front of others, I stopped showing all feelings By age 12 my friend began self harm Thinking about it was as far as I ever got To...Read More
Categories: abuse, anxiety, fear, innocence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Fate Of Innocence
If innocence is as observed by me, A carefree behavior is all we see. In Its presence we know not, right from wrong, And we will soon learn, and it won’t take long. In youth it appears when we’re...Read More
Categories: innocence, change, education, fate, growing
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Playfulness
Judged as audacious, the pure heart played on, like an innocent child, deeming all souls one, none apart; emotes, tempestuous and wild, yet touch tender, loving and mild....Read More
Categories: innocence,
Form: Quintilla
Time and Time Again
It is a vicious circle It took two years before you could get back in a pool This regret and pain never seem to go away And neither do the questions All the while, a piece of you is Dying...Read More
Categories: anger, death, depression, innocence,
Form: Free verse
Shattered dreams
Dreams make up our society Giving us anxiety When the last hope becomes a lie Children are told to believe they can fly But in the end, what wins is reality No use for a penalty Being told to grow up...Read More
Categories: innocence, child, emotions, extended metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
Why, as we grow older do we lose the innocence of youth are ageing and innocence mutually exclusive is it because innocence affords us no protection leaving us defenceless easy victims and so we abandon it as we come to know the...Read More
Categories: innocence,
Form: Prose Poetry
Can you hold onto a peach
In the winter of my years, stands my barren tree Its leaves stripped by autumnal winds Against hope, it had one life left to give I blew a warm breath into a lone branch Hoping against hope, I stood...Read More
Categories: innocence, extended metaphor, father son,
Form: Free verse

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