Poems About Life

Poems about life’s experiences are wonderful to read. Life is memoir full of variety with its struggles, fun, adventure, and inspiration. Life poems convey a point in time that is memorable, depressing, or has had an impact on us in some beautiful or fun way. Reading and writing creatively poetic words can affect both the reader and the poet in a life-altering way.


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List of New Life Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
A Pennies Worth colin mitchell williams Free verse life, money,
At peace in my soul Paul Warren Free verse life, sad,
Gaping open wounds Paul Warren Ballad life,
Reason Of Praise Michael Barber Enclosed Rhyme life, blessing, celebration, christian, devotion,
fading darren risden Rhyme life,
Golden Silence Robertina B. Free verse inspirational, life, nature, uplifting,
Premium Member Poem Breakable Kale Brereton Free verse life,
Premium Member Poem Angels Kale Brereton Lyric life, angel, death, funeral, inspirational,
Premium Member Poem FROM HER BALCONY Line Gauthier Senryu blessing, life, perspective, world,
Premium Member Poem There is Only One Me John lawless Free verse humor, life, metaphor,

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Tiny Fingers
by W.A. CHOLT
Tiny fingers 
The little hands 
A beautiful baby 
Innocent and pure
Asleep in his mother's arms. 

         ...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: baby, beautiful, life,

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The Earth The Rooster The Constellations
by Gershon Wolf
The Earth rotates on her axis and orbits the Sun
Not imperfectly, not imprecisely, not inexactly
  Her pathway is precise, her timing exquisite

The rooster crows...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: earth, humanity, life, stars,

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Fickle Flight
by craig cornish
As moonlight strolls where sunlight glibly danced
along the awkward stairway to the lake,
I chased my mind but didn't have a chance
to catch its bouncing beams...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life,

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There Are Days When
by Sandra Haight

Oh, there are days when I still wonder why
     I'm here upon this place we call our Earth.
And, there are days...

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Iambic Pentameter | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, life, meaningful, thanks,

Hide and Seek
by Debjani Mitra
Aha!..That game of " Hide and Seek "
How we loved as a child. 
The secret places. ..
with sneak and peek. .
how we loved to find.

Stealthy...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life, analogy, child, dark, emotions,

Returns
by Wieslaw Musialowski
Translated by Przemyslaw Musialowski

A young willow swooshing that she is already a tree
and that she remembers the details: water yokes, tadpoles,
croaking of frogs, duckweed, mother...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: imagery, life, longing, loss,

Such Occurences
by Wieslaw Musialowski
Such occurences - like people who bravely struggle with life,
without regret, continuously, because the earth is turning steadily,
counting the hours and wrinkles on faces -...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life, spring, summer,

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Patience
by Susan Gentry

People practice patience
 
And it is the only way

To become a patient person

Is what the experts say...

Expecting to be patient and 

Never practicing

Can be like...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: encouraging, life, people, philosophy,

There Are Days When
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

THERE ARE DAYS WHEN

The unsure path is steep and rough, I’m so tired 
My legs refuse to walk any farther without prop
On a futile journey...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, hope, journey, life,

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LINGERING
by Line Gauthier


lingering sunrise
the summer harbor
coming to life



posted on August 18, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, life, morning, summer,

The Doors Of Perception
by Robertina B.
There are many doors..
As there are many lives.
One must open the door..
The Doors Of perception..

What lies ahead ?
What lurks behind the door?
 Upon opening the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: deep, encouraging, life, metaphor,

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In Your Absence
by Brian Johnston
Does one's love ever die once you've given your heart?
Oh, I swear if it does it's a minuscule part,
Mental images haunt me unclouded by mist,
Should...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life, loss, love,

Bicycle
by eric ploscik
Solitude vs loneliness
A slight distinction
Only worthy of a Zen master
The days go by slower
But the heart beats faster
The mind just chatters away
So much to accomplish
But...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: introspection, life, philosophy,

There Are Days When
by Byron Kaya
There are days when I dread getting out of bed
The Sun hurts my eyes
Wishing it were the night before
Hidden in my cave, sleeping everything away
Leaving...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: inspiration, life,

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Basket Case
by Roof Missing
Basket Case?

Is your home spiral basket, not fond of the light?
If you could might you favor perpetual night?
Is it pain that you fear, or God's...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: journey, life,

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Abandon Dead Trails And Thy Sybarite Lust
by Robert Lindley
Abandon Dead Trails And Thy Sybarite Lust

If Nature's earthen-fires thy bosom holds
and thy heart's countenance mind's eye thus sees;
life serves best those adventurously bold,
walking worn...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life, appreciation, art, autumn, deep,

CAN I GET BACK
by V.MUTHU MANICKAM
Jumping from one tree to another with thrill
With variety of village games filled with a fire of fun 
Roaming over lush green fields, slopes of...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, crazy, feelings, life,

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Path
by Kale Brereton

If you want to change 
Your direction in life
Make sure you don’t
Go the same way
On a different path.


Kale Brereton
August 18, 2018

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: inspirational, life,

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Aimless Juggernauts
by Jack Ellison


The day will soon come when it's all for naught
Can you fathom that day when we have no thought
It's the end of the show
It's all...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life,

I Am The Only One
by Byron Kaya
I am the only one with the cracked mirror
I am the only one with the leaking ceiling
I am the only one with windows that won’t...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: hurt, life, relationship,



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