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Life Poems | Poems About Life's Journey, Struggle, and Fun

Life Poems. Read and share beautiful poems about life’s experiences, struggles, fun, adventure, and journey. Life poetry conveys a point in time that has had an impact on us. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of life poems.
Impatient engineer that I am, I think I could watch it forever - or at least until it consumes itself. Pure little teardrop of fire, yellow-white blossom of a bluish bud, still as a ghost for an instant. Then you flicker. And...Read More
Categories: dark, death, life, light,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Greatest News The World Has Known
The greatest news the world has known yet most of the world don't want to know firstly they don't even believe its true then say its not for them that strikes a death blow But this has always been...Read More
Categories: life, thanks, words, world,
Form: Rhyme
My heart burns with a cold, white fire Fighting against itself in a battle no one can win I am contrived, a portrait of a girl who... And anyone can fill me in. My destiny was not written...Read More
Categories: life, lost, stars, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oh Human
marching boots trembling earth newborn cry...Read More
Categories: humanity, life, war,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Let the heavens weep and mourn
Let the heavens weep and mourn, As Life and Death, their fate is sworn, In this war of souls, where rage shall keep, Death's icy touch, at bay, and reap. Rage, rage against Death, the poet cries, With every word,...Read More
Categories: death, faith, fantasy, life,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Let Your Soul Be Seen
I cannot see the essence of thee, Yet in thy deepest mystery lies reality. Not with my eyes but with my heart I see, Truth is inside of me. The chaos of this illusionary life is blinding, Yet still unwinding. Within...Read More
Categories: creation, heart, life, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To A Falling Leaf
The beauty of your life is so easy to see, In the colors and lines of your symmetry. After a time with the tree of your life, Severed from your stem by the wind as a knife. To ride...Read More
Categories: beauty, color, imagery, life,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member If It Wasn't For Poetry
If it wasn't for poetry, where would my creativity play? My ideas would curl up and die a slow death, my mind would melt away. The blue ink blood in my...Read More
Categories: death, life, love, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Soul's Lifeguard
When sorrow overwhelms you, And, pain is like the oldest friend, Remember, when you’re down, This isn’t where the battle will end. When worries leave you fearful, And, the clouds just won’t break, Don’t forget – there in that sky, Abides a...Read More
Categories: life, grief, hope, inspirational love,
Form: Rhyme
Moment in Time
Every point in life you made a decision Good or bad you live and you learn Don't feel regret for the bridges you've burn Just make do with the few trust you've earned. Rather be...Read More
Categories: life, cancer, farewell, for her,
Form: Rhyme
I ask thee, the one in heavens, Why you peek, Through the golden cracks of the sky, As I flow, like a vagabond river, To vanish into the sea of death, As I live and fall, like jasmines, Forever lost in...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Keep The Faith
Keep The Faith Miracle Man November 27, 2023 Today’s view of the world, can often be despairing. Some face this adversity, with sureness and daring. Many others will bog down, with doubt and with fear. As Satan pulls each one, toward the depths of drear. But...Read More
Categories: faith, god, life,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Cause and effect
Why cause something when you already know what effect it will have...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Management
Those who think they are better than us -but still put their pants on one leg at a time like us...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Monoku
A Window To My Soul
Since the first time my eyes met yours, my heart was completely captured by you without any possible way of escaping your clutches. I never imagined you'd break through my defenses so easily before I...Read More
Categories: life, beautiful, cute love, emotions,
Form: Other

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Definition | What is Life in Poetry?