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Legacy Poems - Poems about Legacy

Legacy Poems - Examples of all types of poems about legacy to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for legacy.
Riding the lightening - part 2
...continued from part 1 Through corridors of steel and stone Her steps begin to trace. To face the fate that's now her own. With dignity and grace The guards around her, stern and tall Ye......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, mother son,
Form: Ballad

Premium Member That Was Then, This is Now
...Your paradigm's a relic, a plea from data's cemetery, While I sculpt luminaries on screens, a sable sea. "Company loyalty," a myth, spun in your reverie, But AI forges kingdoms, in ephemeral memor......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, dad, daughter, father daughter,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member Milk Delivery ephemera poetry
...In the morning light, a milk bottle stands, A relic of bygone days, in my trembling hands. Embossed with nostalgia, a link to the past, From the dairy farm, where memories last. As a little gir......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, change, childhood, history, memory,
Form: Rhyme
If My Verse Yet Lived
...If my verse yet lived beyond this page, It would dance through time, a timeless age. In whispers heard on evening breeze, Or echoed softly among the trees. It would weave through hearts, a silk......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, 12th grade,
Form: Rhyme
An Ode to Dr B R Ambedkar
...In the tapestry of time, history became him. He wrote of equality, in the face of adversity. He wrote of a diverse nation, from the shackles of caste, sought liberation. He was hungry......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, analogy, anger, community, evil,
Form: Free verse

Fathers of our forefathers
... Oh, fathers of our forefathers Would that we could draw from— Your ever-flowing wellspring of wisdom. In your footsteps peace would reign With days serene and night long and calm. Fathers o......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, 11th grade, africa, courage,
Form: Ode
Last Drop Of Their Blood
... In a realm where feuds festered, fierce and free, Two clans clashed, Kovacs and Petrovics, starkly set. Amidst the mountains, a tale of sorrow spun, Where bloodied bonds bespoke a bitter deb......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, absence, addiction, analogy, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
...Seconds tick by and the hour hand spins round. Time wasted moments lost that can never be found. Gone forever minutes you never get back. Before you know it the lights go out and everything turns......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, death, time,
Form: Rhyme
RIP Junior Pope
...R.I.P JUNIOR POPE ~~~~~~~~~ In sombre silence & mournful melody, A threnody for one who passed on sadly, Who lost his life without a life jacket, Crashed without precaution on a speedboat.4 ......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, 1st grade,
Form: Elegy
Grieving Ancient City
...In ancient China's heart, a tale unfurls, Where sorrow's grip ensnares the Yellow River's curls. From four hundred thousand to nine hundred grand, In nineteen thirty-eight, despair swept the land.......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Listen Up Millenials
...Listen up, millennials, it's time to heed the call, Respect the generations before you, once and for all. Baby boomers and Gen X, they've been through it all, Their knowledge and experience stand ......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, anger, for teens,
Form: Rhyme
You'll be fine
...Yes I have been hurt, been left in the dirt, Pretended to be fine, so many years of lyin, Yes I've been pushed around, left on the ground, wallowed in the pity, got drunk in the city, life is har......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, emotions, encouraging, faith, god,
Form: Rhyme
Champions of Liberty
... Freedom's flame ignites, From every nation's heart, Heroes rise in light. Gandhi's gentle strength, Mandela's enduring fight, Chavez, a beacon. Across distant lands, Aung San Suu Kyi's p......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Choka
...You fuc**ing hurt me and in your eyes I found desdain instead of light your pale face and your heart so dry were your legacy for my life... You fuc***&ing screwed all my past you came to show ......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, dark,
Form: Rhyme
Jemstones among
...Jim Garrison Jim Williams Jimmy Carter Jemstones among, perhaps from Lunar stone to Lunar eclipse I was a cliched, depreciated purple poem An utter failure to remember I understood hollywoo......Read the rest...
Categories: legacy, august,
Form: Carpe Diem

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