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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.
Blue sky
It wasn't a mistake Now, under a new light I can see deeper into the picture The colors of the things I've lived become real, they come to life So obnoxious that I couldn't even stare at the...Read More
Categories: life, appreciation, cute, i love
Form: Free verse



Stars
He has the heart of a stoner and the brain of a book, He's always searching but never knowing where to look, He looks into fire with a gleam in his eyes, He reaches a hand to touch...Read More
Categories: deep, desire, innocence, life,
Form: Rhyme
NONSENSE
I spent my life I didn't notice it, I didn't feel it I lived my life thinking you...!...Read More
Categories: life, absence, allegory, allusion, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member dreamy
Magnificent places I tiptoed and stepped dashed like the wind, manoeuvred and leapt reminiscing those memories I treasured then kept... for most of my life I slept....Read More
Categories: dream, life,
Form: Verse
Haiku 4
clear blue skies above purple crispy clover bed a brown leaf pops...Read More
Categories: change, color, imagery, life,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member The Glory Of Life
Come sit by the fire... let's reminisce About this and that, about what makes us sing Watching a robin take its first flight Or a squirrel scurrying up a tree The sun coming out from behind the clouds The...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beam On Me
Categories: life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member A simple Sunday
A lazy day No work waitng for you No routine No restrictions You may not obey the time No need to rush for breakfast Traffic jams and crowds become nonsense Breakfast become brunch You may cook some maggie mee to start the...Read More
Categories: day, life, sun, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member AGENDALESS EXUBERANCE
Let's jump for joy, the weekend's here at last, I must forget my work worries and strife. We'll head to the beach, I've checked the forecast. - I can just unwind and enjoy my life, being with our kids...Read More
Categories: family, life,
Form: Dizain
Premium Member THE PEPPERMAN AND THE DEMANDING
I OPENED A DOOR TO THE NEXT WORLD WHERE A FEW CONTROLLED THE REST DIDN'T CARE. SUSPICIOUS LIKE THOUGHTS SURROUNDED MY BEING. AS IF TO ASK WHAT AM I SEEING? THOUGHTS AND EYES FOLLOWED ALONG. AS IF I JUST MIGHT DISCOVER WHAT'S WRONG.. THEN...Read More
Categories: life, creation, freedom, humor, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Charmed Life
From where I'm standing-the world is alive. Yet, unchanged Four seasons consistent We watch the coming of each new day, reminded of the frailty of our careful planning for every new tide. Fate was made for lovers -Destiny...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member november
november's north wind stirs red oak's fallen brown leaves.... rain's moisture lingers charcoal clouds hang high separated by blue streaks.... sun highlights the day ...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Haiku
The Sun Rise
Sun Sun, What do you think When you it? The Sun Rises everyday, And set’s every every evening! The sun never be’s on a holiday; No Sunday, no public day, Just stay stay and stay. It teaches us, Hard work, and Rising...Read More
Categories: life, 6th grade, art, blessing,
Form: Lyric
A not so wise man once said
Is it right for you Is it want you want A fake dream made of lies You’ve been designed to just push-on Consume and pay for this Consume and pay for that Before you’re in your thirties A lifetime full of debt Stiff...Read More
Categories: life, abuse, addiction, appreciation, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On loving You
Have you ever loved platonically Then reach a point of true honesty Written in your heart your dreams conceived among the evergreens. I often visit this sacred place Where the hardwood's stand With so much grace And every...Read More
Categories: fantasy, feelings, life, love,
Form: Rhyme

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Definition | What is Life in Poetry?