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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.


THE STORY IN MY HEAD by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade
THE STORY IN MY HEAD
(Sounds Of Silence)

Would I have had it any better in life?
Why would it be me?
Why would he hurt me?
He is my...

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Categories: abuse, child abuse, depression,

JUST TOO LATE by Sidney Beck
JUST    TOO    LATE

Five  past five
Sign across the glass door states “Closed”.

At the adjacent store I had just left,
There...

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Categories: life, old, seasons,



Living with PTSD by Alex Butler
We were all trained to push the limits of the human barrier.
physically growing stronger.
Mentally developing professionalism.
Improvise, adapt and overcome.
A war-torn country is the birth of...

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Categories: memorial,

Letter to Watchman Nee by Mark Frank
I met your readings as a teenager
The words from your mouth blessed me
I started to mediate word upon word
Knowing the sacrifice, we need when we...

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Categories: education, love,

Premium MemberThe Register Book by charles messina
When I attend a wake I always try to arrive a short time after the service starts, this way it gives some of my friends...

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Categories: death,

The Abandon Farm by Christine Phillips
I have always wanted something wonderful out of life
But my mother said there is always a price
It has nothing to do with land, money or...

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Categories: betrayal, change, corruption, destiny,

Premium MemberA Knight's Story by Frederic Parker
From North, they came in wooden ships
To plunder the church of English gold
The fearful monks wore frightened lips
The amount of Vikings was threefold

To forest dark,...

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Categories: courage, devotion,

Premium MemberRattling Rim Shot by Freddie Robinson Jr.

So you took your best shot,
but sadly it rimmed out
Rocket swish arc reached for the brightest star ... 
only to receive 
a missed blastoff launch...

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Categories: lost love, metaphor, slam,

One More For The Road by Jonathan French
Once he walked the verdurous trees of life,
a tall and upright equal, alive with credence.
Now, in this persistent winter,
like sneering Gulliver's they gloat,
towering above the...

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Categories: humanity,

Premium MemberEngland - gleaming in the distance by Ian Love
  across the doggerland dogged people trudge
  Neanderthals, Heidelbergers...Sapiens, the last ones standing
  hairy mammoths, heavy life bearing down
  the mighty...

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Categories: conflict, destiny, england, history,

Shattered hearts by Sagwadi Maluleke
We have had to live in the dark for so long 
consumed by nothing beautiful but ourselves
we see everything beautiful... but ourselves 

I know
how shattered...

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Categories: feelings, heartbroken, life, lost,

The Lady Has Style by mark palmer
Her blue sassy dress dances the floor                  
That...

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Categories: best friend, crush, feelings,

Friends For Life by mark palmer
Satchels at the ready, two young girls to
School they go, new friends, these sweet dears
Are heaven sent, their zest for lift a spiritual sound,
Without pause...

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Categories: family, feelings, innocence, memory,

Never Is Enough by mark palmer
Quietly with cap to hand he begs on the street
With Cross legs he waits with a sigh, 
Cold in the pouring rain, with his fingers...

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Categories: loneliness, lost, poverty, sad,

Premium MemberA True American Hero for the Ages by Gary Bateman
A True American Hero for the Ages

I thought it would be most appropriate to take a moment to
reflect on the life and public service of...

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Categories: america, celebration, character, inspiration,

A Good Father, Part II by David Welch
...Harper said,”I’d no choice, I had to be,
to save Ted from staring down a bad path.
We see what happens to men who won’t work,
rarely do...

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Categories: growth, motivation, parents, prayer,

A Good Father, Part I by David Welch
Harper Lukowski paced down the sidewalk,
the day was done, he was on his way home.
His fried Jaquan, twenty years his junior,
chattered with him as the...

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Categories: growth, motivation, parents, prayer,

The Loneliest Place To Die by Jonathan French
Alone, naked, no life jacket, no hope,
treading water on the vast Pacific.
Drifting flotsam with thoughts;
nothing to feel but his own form
and shrivelling, salty-liquid apparel.
He could...

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Categories: death, loneliness,

Colors Of Land And Life by curtis johnson
In the colorful region of America where I was born and raised, the colors           ...

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Categories: america, color, earth, people,

Premium MemberJesus Is Coming by Marilyn S Jennings
A thought about the times that we are living in"

JESUS IS COMING SOON!!!

Who wants to go to Heaven when you die, can I see a...

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Categories: faith, forgiveness,