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Meaningful Poems | Examples of Meaningful Poetry

Meaningful Poems. Below are examples of poems about meaning. This list of meaningful poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of meaningful poetry. This list of works about meaningful is an excellent resource for examples on how to write meaningful poems.

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List of Meaningful Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
YET THIS BE SAID Allan Terry Acrostic meaningful, clothes, confusion, girlfriend, guitar,
The Cradle of life Alex Butler Rhyme meaningful, faith, how i feel,
Premium Member Poem Refusal To Be Bamboozled Dennis Spilchuk Sonnet education, history, meaningful, perspective,
Framing Godless Humble Ideology matthew harris Elegiac Lyric meaningful, 11th grade, 12th grade,
The Oath'Resurrection of a sinner's rebirth to a positive path Michael Thomas Free verse meaningful, allah, change, deep, faith,
Premium Member Poem FEARFUL Line Gauthier Free verse meaningful, fear, games, hope, life,
Premium Member Poem Flights of the Butterfly Winged Warrior Sonnet butterfly, love, meaningful,
In response to IF Poetry Contest Michael Robinson Rhyme meaningful, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Friendship Is More Janet Bingham Prose Poetry meaningful, best friend, encouraging, endurance,
All time low Alex Duffy Free verse meaningful, courage, dark, deep, depression,

Tears of a clown
by Khadidja Megaache
I’m good…
I’m  good at building walls,
At pushing people out,
You can’t disappoint when no one’s around.

I’m good…
At telling lies,
when you see me cry
I’ll convince you...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, heartbroken, me, meaningful,

Sing a Song of Sixpence
by brooke noble
When words were once enough,
To make the difference;
And took me somewhere high.

As if I had heard someone say…
“soft landings are not free”

How I remember the...

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

Campaign within
by JP Thomas
Removing the mindset 
of racial segregation
In this nation is in need.
Because we were freed.
But still there is greed.
Selfish indeed
Meaningless elections 
Corruption accepted 
And the amount...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, africa, conflict, corruption, discrimination,

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I'll Always Love You - 1988
by Sandra Haight
I'll Always Love You


"I'll Always Love You"...song by Taylor Dayne,

     a top hit back in nineteen-eighty-eight,

reminded me how thirty years before,

...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, old, song,

Remembering The 1980s
by M. L. Kiser
When I look back in time, I recall the 1980’s;
I fell into the Rubik’s Cube and still have not escaped.

Not even upon hearing of, John...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, happy, meaningful, remember,

Little Melody
by brooke noble
I’ll be forever and sweet,
A humble set of words I had once heard.

And time was full of reasons to stay awake,
For the thought
And the rain
And...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: inspirational, meaningful, sweet,

A Mother's Love
by Kristen Bailey
A  is how she's always there for us

M is for moments that we share
O is for owies that she doctors
T is for thousands of...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, birthday, family, meaningful,

The Lord is My Strength
by Dana Redricks
Author Dana Redricks
October 15, 2018

The Lord is my strength
in him, I place my confidence
To him, I surrender all
He is my stronghold that
keeps me safe
There is...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, appreciation, blessing, confidence, faith,

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How to Find Heaven
by Janet Bingham
HOW TO FIND HEAVEN

Heaven is within.
If you pursue God,
You will find Him there.

Janet Marie Bingham...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, beauty, blessing, god, heaven,

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Where The Bad Animals Go
by Janet Bingham
WHERE THE BAD ANIMALS GO

One day I asked nine-year-old Keven,
Do all of God's animals go to Heaven?"
He said, Janet, I don't know,
but I think ordinary...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, abuse, conflict, dream, god,

If Ignorance is Bliss, Then Knowing is Utopian
by Matt Forshay
When I hear the saying “Ignorance is bliss” 
It only makes me think that it is only temporary
Suddenly the ignorant realize their mistake and say...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, deep, encouraging, how i

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Life's True Meaning
by Janet Bingham
HUNGER

Energy draining from me
like water washing thoughts
down the sidewalk.
The never, never world
of Alice in Wonderland
seemed real.
I stepped into the restaurant
like an ant about to lose...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, courage, endurance, food, happiness,

The former Double Life Of Matthew Scott Harris
by matthew harris
The (former) Double Life Of Matthew Scott Harris

Dove finch he following iniquitous
     licentious, lecherous longing
     extinguished quite
some...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grief, hurt, meaningful, memory,

A Better View
by Mike Grant
Why do we have to cry 
When people die
Or get upset when people lie 
Or get scared When we fly 

Emotions are like perpetual motion
That...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, confidence, encouraging, future, happiness,

The Cold Awaits
by R William Standish
The Cold Awaits 

A pale image left fading in my thoughts of you
are all I have remaining to get me through
to face the fear of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: devotion, fate, meaningful, wisdom,

Downtime and Dust Trio
by Aqua Marine
timeout

polished sandstone grains
fine trickle through time's measure
in downturned hourglass


            made out of dust

man grinds...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, time, words,

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Who I Am
by Sandra Weiss
I think learning who we are
takes a very long time.
For me, the journey has been hard
and it has been a difficult climb.

Throughout the stages of...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, confusion, i am, introspection,

ISLAND DREAMS
by Pixie Dust
ANCHOR YOUR SHIP AND ARRIVE AT THE BEAUTIFUL ISLAND CLOSE TO THE WATER WHERE THE AIR IS PURE AND THE FISH SWIM IN THE DEEP...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful,

Propriety
by deepak srivastava
thing of proper action 
always a good notion...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, aubade, best friend, confidence,

USE IT OR LOSE IT
by Ann Gilmour
Walking very rigid with a slight unsteady gait  
As I walk I'll often veer from side to side 
Although by this I could appear...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: meaningful, how i feel, inspirational,