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Introspection Poems | Examples of Introspection Poetry

Introspection Poems - Examples of all types of introspection 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 introspection.

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Ode to Gordon
I recently became acquainted with a kind gentleman named Gordon A ‘gentle man’ in the true sense of the words. To him, life is not a burden. Despite the myriad trials and tribulations he has encountered in...Read More
Categories: inspiration, introspection, strength,
Form: Rhyme

Love, Me
I think That I love you I have such A great feeling When you ever Cross my mind, A little boost Of adrenaline To keep me going Always have I felt this Even before I Knew you reciprocated My own feelings At first, I Thought it was A simple crush But I...Read More
Categories: cute love, introspection, love,
Form: Free verse
A Masterpiece
A masterpiece, What is that? Who decides What is an Amazing work Of art that Is above all The rest? Who is the Judge that Decided whether One painting Or story is A genuine piece Of shining gold? What is there To the process Of deciding on What makes a Piece of art So good;...Read More
Categories: angst, introspection,
Form: Free verse
In A Few Words
To summarize One thing In a few words Seems impossible To me because Everything’s complex And beautiful In its own way And cannot be Simply described In a few words Or less Nothing is so Unimportant that It can be Shown in a Single sentence The world is Made of so Many complicated And wild...Read More
Categories: cute, cute love, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Passed a Church Today
I passed a church today glanced at the 12 foot cross with hanging replica of Jesus beaten, flayed, crucified. I slowed my pace, almost turned to ask: "Why do they think you'll come back?" I pondered the question walking slowly in the darkness trying...Read More
Categories: introspection, perspective,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Fairy Tale Struggles
Dark lords, grasping swords, eyes on the skies I thought those fairy tales were gone Yet they are still told like all such stories partially true Pretending they are light tales ending in triumph—life is joyous again Knights in...Read More
Categories: history, introspection,
Form: Free verse
The Stranger
Lonely words cling to weak fabrics Of shallow and wasted minds Like the free flowing of life From a blood stained fountain. Temples of direction and aim Empty their contents into the fury arms Of helpless longing, needs, desires, That lure the...Read More
Categories: age, fate, humanity, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Spiritual Embodiment
I stroll down a quiet road under the sun's brilliance, huddled raven awfully croak, little robins delightfully warble; glad to roam where people don't walk; freedom is found in some lonely place, one may feel very alone and sad, and stopping to...Read More
Categories: creation, emotions, environment, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
I feel all at once affronted by the peculiarity of the state of being, existing both in the planes of the body and the heart. Where does the spirit return to? Which is the true homeland, that birthed...Read More
Categories: identity, introspection, social,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On the Trail Trekked As Best I Can
So Softly was the fire applied In the dark A Lighted flame To a waiting cotton wick’s desire To show the way In wisdom came A candle tamed. As I that candle, ready supplied For climbing cliffs And scaling walls In duty ready to give...Read More
Categories: adventure, allegory, introspection, journey,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Recollection
Swift and sweet, how memories rise diamond- strung in a room of silver Slick and sleek from a stormy world solid tree trunks on a bell- clear morning. Liberum Divisa 4 Poetry Contest Gregory R Braden February 27th. 2021 Nevernore More
Categories: emotions, introspection, memory,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Inner Voice
"The highest realms of thoughts are impossible to reach, without first attaining an understanding of compassion." ...Read More
Categories: introspection,
Form: Lento
nay burr
meaner than greener the other side of barb wire ...Read More
Categories: introspection,
Form: Senryu
Shattered windowpanes
Shattered windowpanes of life— guilty secrets we never owned up to. ...Read More
Categories: introspection, life,
Form: Crystalline
What is there to gain? Why do I exist? What's the plan? My question is... ...What's my greatness? What should I sustain, The bruise of healing rain or pain? What's the plot, To all of this? What's my greatness? Revelation 5:12 ...Read More
Categories: blessing, courage, devotion, introspection,
Form: Lyric

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