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Maxim Poems - Poems about Maxim

Maxim Poems - Examples of all types of poems about maxim 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 maxim.
Premium Member high noon, the Rational marshal in town
...eam, and afterwards chose to breed a calf, or a baby--i forget which." --a maxim to munch on * * * oh a cowboy a gambler in debt took a risk in a game of ro......Read More
Categories: maxim, truth,
Form: Limerick

Premium Member Spondee Respondent
...Saying the wrong thing just fills me with dread. Thoughtful, deep comments might give me street cred, or some pithy maxim, but wisdom just fled. See, I ain't got nothing; ignorance pled. I have no idea what you just said. Signed, a......Read More
Categories: maxim, confusion, silly,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Freedom Never Fail
... Powerful and fiery, bearing a deep sense of tolerance. We won't fail since we have sinew and dear freedom. A luring maxim to rank on the victor of a battle. Alike the eagle's eyes as they fly up a zenith saddle.  America's yielding......Read More
Categories: maxim, analogy, community, devotion, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A forgotten pearl A sadness engraved us both, underneath those clouds. I asked her, in pain, Within a splendid whiteness "Love Maxim Gorky?"......Read More
Categories: maxim, cry,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member AWAKE, WALKING IN FAITH thoughts shot a stone of memory from the deepest cavern of suppression echoing the echo of an ancestral Griots’ maxim: I cried because I had no shoes; until I met a man who had no feet. Aroused and uplifted from the inner san......Read More
Categories: maxim, blessing, faith, imagery, inspiration,
Form: Prose Poetry

...l “Iron sharpens iron, One man sharpens the face his neighbor,” Universally seen as positive. Some view this maxim as an example of “tough love,” Others as a rewording of a verse earlier in this passage, “Faithful are the wou......Read More
Categories: maxim, analogy, destiny, forgiveness, inspirational,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Transcendence
...y the Hamlet of Tragedy "Each transcendence ultimately goes up in smoke--a phenomenon known as 'gas'." --a maxim by the poet of Reality Why, Judge! What are you sucking on here now? The cabin but a muck of scribbling fond!......Read More
Categories: maxim, nature, philosophy, science, truth,
Form: Sonnet
...Was it my fault that all those ‘soon to be’ lovers bought a copy of me, that was an unedited work in progress? The maxim: “they know not what they do” has to apply, or we would never arrive at that stage of namely and to wit, that s......Read More
Categories: maxim, poetry,
Form: Free verse
This nonestablishmentarian Iman kant riff
...mmand go play act and cast (come November months divisible by four) your presidential vote to sustain hollow maxim guaranteeing life, liberty and happiness decreed from all those sacred documents founding fathers wrote.......Read More
Categories: maxim, america, autumn, celebration, food,
Form: Rhyme
Nigeria's Independence Maxim
... Years long ago, In Africa’s largest nation, We agreed and called it truism in notion That Independence and freedom ......Read More
Categories: maxim, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
...but felt oddly compelled to stay and pay my respects.” Roberta Jane Fleming, Interior Designs “Every line is like a maxim from some arcane philosophy I instinctively feel would improve my life if I only had the self-discipline to follow......Read More
Categories: maxim, mythology,
Form: Prose
Premium Member On Being Alone
...promise pledge solemn oath vow. There is and was and never will be again, the first~ breath whisper word maxim: you me us.......Read More
Categories: maxim, first love, husband, marriage,
Form: List
Premium Member Samson
...Philistines to terror turned, father and daughter were both burned. “Eye for an eye, tooth for a tooth,” was your maxim, O foolish youth. To avenge, your beauty’s burning, you went out and started killing. Like teeth of a barracu......Read More
Categories: maxim, betrayal, conflict, dark, passion,
Form: Prose Poetry
...n point... Not far away is Natal and its three wise men... who got lost on the way from Jerusalem...Christmas date maxim of christianity... Before I went through the north, I knew and saw strangers otherworldly phenomena there in B......Read More
Categories: maxim, adventure, allegory, allusion, analogy,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member 'To Find Yourself'
...To find yourself, think for yourself,” For me, his meaningful words sparked Socrates once wisely remarked. With this maxim, my life embarked, I took his wise words off the shelf. Socrates once wisely remarked “To find yourself, think ......Read More
Categories: maxim, introspection, philosophy, self,
Form: Triolet

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