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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.
Premium Member Sun of the first day A translation of Rabindranath Tagore
Sun of the first day A clueless question had On the eve of the germination of life. New. "Who are you?" Met no answer. Years after years passed by, The last sun of the day, uttered the last question, along the...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Jewel to Jalopy
Oh, brand new and what a shine! The finish and features are so divine. The detail, unblemished and raring to go The Maker was showing off, you know! Some years have passed and now it shows. The nicks and scratches...Read More
Categories: life, allegory, analogy, car, death,
Form: Couplet
Cheers to life
"Cheers to life" Your sins won't be washed away in afterlife. We are the puppets of inevitability. Our only saviors are chances and our abilities. "Cheers to life" There is only misery and misfortune in sight. And only one question repeats...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Questions
One voice against the universe one sigh against the sun my words are but a breath who am I, that I should speak? Life is an imperfect gift wrapped with broken bows the hopeful eyes of a child the ragged...Read More
Categories: analogy, life,
Form: Free verse
Unappealing Pursuits
I see you over there; you are smiling aimlessly, but inside everything feels misaligned. Are you lying to yourself? Hoping that one day you will spot the signs. Patiently waiting for the tide to turn,...Read More
Categories: life, beauty, dark, inspiration, journey,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Don't Quit Your Daydream
"I have a dream" said Martin Luther King Jr. His dream was essential and meaningful Most of us have a dream that we're passionate about which more or less deals with everyday things Make your dreams come true achieve your...Read More
Categories: dream, life,
Form: Free verse
A Way in a Manger
Out of a manger, one named Emmanuel for three years sought to show His kinsmen the Way. The Light of the World, His lips hasted to tell of sweet forgiveness when men choose to obey. Away from the manger,...Read More
Categories: 11th grade, christmas, life,
Form: Rhyme
Let's live life willingly but... Let's be responsible without corrupt the body without ...Read More
Categories: life, allusion, appreciation, extended metaphor,
Form: Light Verse
Yes! On the top of my voice I confess That I am intoxicated by life's unsurpassed beauty For Its finest wine I have drunk: God's love! © Demetrios Trifiatis 29 November 2022 ...Read More
Categories: god, life, love, wine,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member to be set free
I hear behind me the fleeting sounds of a large green alligator slithering through the weeds it snaps at my butt and takes a smallish chunk of me setting me free to ponder behind a tree how lucky...Read More
Categories: life, death, dream, food, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Poetry is life
Poetry is life By Michelle Morris 26/11/2022 There is still poetry in this world Even though is seems that Words have been forgotten And communication avoided And even when the words Seem vanished from us They still stay deep inside Our hearts and minds Even if...Read More
Categories: blessing, celebration, life, poetry,
Form: Free verse
We found each other at the wrong time
In this cycle of life Many will find each other at the wrong time Often lust rushes but love pushes through! There is a depth of darkest in loving The right person at the wrong time The pain of an...Read More
Categories: life,
Form: Free verse
Life always danger, Life always up to fail, always drifting, almost collapses but never ...Read More
Categories: life, adventure, allegory, allusion, appreciation,
Form: Light Verse
her smile
she left me just with the smile of Mona Lisa --- broken am i now 27 November 2022 ...Read More
Categories: life, love,
Form: Haiku
Every day I ask myself: – What is real happiness? A voice whispers from above: – Have a good drink and make love! The second day, but the same question: – What in life is satisfaction? A voice whispers from beneath: –...Read More
Categories: care, happiness, life, love,
Form: Rhyme

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Definition | What is Life in Poetry?