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Life Narrative Poems

These Life Narrative poems are examples of Narrative poems about Life. These are the best examples of Narrative Life poems written by international poets.

Premium Member Ides In Ivy
Oh, these trees, arms reaching as they
      did then, but even wiser ... perhaps I as

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Categories: education, imagery, memory, nostalgia,

Premium Member When I Die
When I Die

Upon mine passing, ye be it naught there to grieve me soonest, thence grieve me at thine appointed hour, for I wilt knowest...

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Categories: beautiful, poetry,

The Dilemma of an African Child
- You want to know me ?

I am kissed by poverty at birth 
Our golden sun produces gold no more but heat
I am awaken daily...

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Categories: africa, conflict, confusion, grief,

Until death doth us part
"Mine most beautiful and most gentle lady throughout your kingdom.
Thou's most loyal and most brave and most humblest of knight's.
Hereby and forever bequeath to thee,...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,

The Art of War
It is often thought to be absurd, at the rate in which loyalty is shown to others either as a defensive mechanism or as a...

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Categories: break up, fear,

Going through the Motions
For hundreds of years now since records were drawn
The punch ups at Penclawdd were witnessed with scorn
Twixt the rivalry wransackers, the cockling cavaliers
Who dug deep...

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Categories: abuse, adventure, conflict, courage,

Meet Me By The River
I have been waiting for you by the river
Hoping that you would meet me there
I have been waiting for you by the river
Because we I...

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Categories: change, courage, dream, encouraging,

The night began like any other, 
I grabbed my gear, laced up my boots,
And threw spit shine on the leather.
Rifle slung and bag in hand...

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Categories: pain,

Premium Member The Passing of the Beast
The Passing of the Beast 
copyright 2015 by jon gutmacher

Fore the beast was dying
and there was nothing for her to do . . .
and as...

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Categories: fantasy, lost love, sad


We scream up at the heavens, lecturing God on what is fair
When our lives took us one way, when we wanted to be there.
We often...

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Categories: christian,

Do you hear the whispers?
They are all around for those who listen.
I prefer to ignore the noise,
For out of darkness the voices are risen.
He did...

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Categories: feelings, heartbreak, judgement, perspective,


Friday is free display day
For the old, the poor,
Plastc sheets spread over rain-filled  

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Categories: history, memory, old, rain,

He Made Himself A Barren Island

This unhappy man in the midst of opulence, 
lived like a discolored pale precious stone
in a box of rare jewels, and was always sad,
like a...

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Categories: fantasy, joy, loneliness, tree,

change the narrative
change the narrative 
view the turning point 
as an opportunity to
create the space for 
positivity to grow
out of the negativity 
of the past 
start to...

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Categories: narrative, change,

It's amazing how lazy people
make up excuses for themselves
it's never their fault 
when the work doesn't get done

the power of girls
lies in the back door...

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Categories: inspiration, international,

Premium Member The Mask of Fate
The Mask of Fate
(This poem deals with the Corona Virus. 
It is very intense.)

My kid's school called.  
The college. 
They said that there had...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abortion, anxiety, death, death

The Lawman's Son
There was a man who was
A giant over his brothers.
He was a fighter not a lover,
Always in a brawl forevermore.

His name was Cain.
And countrywide was...

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Categories: conflict, father son, sad,

Premium Member The Pirate
The Pirate

This is an ongoing story, 
about the limits of the library. 
It can take you as far as you can go, 
but it is...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allah, destiny, goodbye, growing

Premium Member Cockleburs

Small green weeds, 
with little seed pots, 
that stick to your socks. 

They travel with you, 
to the next place, 
that God wants them to...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: cute, december, grave, irony,

You're just someone for me
Or you are the rhythm of my life
So that you may not be shamed
I feel incapable
Even if you know a lot

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Categories: addiction,