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.


Ex-Gay, Part II by David Welch
...How did this happen? I can’t say,
I’ve no science that can explain,
maybe it was a genetic quirk,
a switch thrown in the brain.

Maybe I’m just a...

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Categories: angst, confusion, fear, feelings,

Premium MemberUncle Eldon by Elaine George
Now that I am old,  I see more clearly through my mind's eye, than I did in my youth, all those special people who...

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Categories: dedication,



the distinction by Joshua Morales
a character, amplified by the fog of darkness, 
too discover the bitter life of humanity, 
being so foolish, that it has no will too hide,...

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Categories: 9th grade, abuse, addiction,

The Missing by Steve Zak
Memories shift through generations; pictures yellow, fray across the currents of time, worn and torn. Hushed stories talk about a life taken away too early,...

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Categories: memorial day, world war

The Wall by Steve Zak
The wall is going to get you in the end. You might unexpectedly crash into it at any moment, but regardless of when it happens,...

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Categories: change, life,

Shatter Machine by Roger Byrd
 Here I amth in the volume of fear, invisioning when it'll disappear... Awaken by the break & pain I'll never embrace or change... In...

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Categories: depression,

THE BEST PARTS OF TIME NEVER PASS US BY by jack cooper
Where does time go
When time drifts by so slow
How does one really know
How to stop this ongoing picture show
When days get lost in the haze
How...

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Categories: confidence, deep, encouraging, imagination,

KNOWING LIFE TEACHES US by jack cooper

As I drift through all the loneliness 
That seems to harness itself to the day
We put ourselves out there in hopes we sway
A love that...

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Categories: emotions, fate, loneliness, love,

Premium MemberMy Precious Daughter, Cheri by Marilyn S Jennings
My Precious Daughter, Cheri

Cheri, the Lord has wanted to tell you what He thinks about
you and your life, your walk with Him and, He has
commissioned...

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Categories: birthday, encouraging,

THE LOST SOUL by Patricia Fleming
THE LOST SOUL
By Patricia A. Fleming

Seven AM and I sat at the light,
Watching the train chugging by.
A day like the rest on the way to...

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Categories: life, loss,

Premium MemberSome friends I've Met by charles messina
As my life just keeps on going 
Each day I meet a few 
It may just be a poet
And it may have just been you
...

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Categories: friendship,

Sweet Cornbread and Warm Comfort by Mary E.W. Stephenson
I rested my weight on the dated metal green and white glider. I moved back and forth listening to the cracking sound that the glider...

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Categories: dedication,

love kills by lovely sharma
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I just got to the grave today, death was given to you by my infidelity.

Along the way alive, my soul was given death.

Thy Ishq ruined...

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Categories: black love, break up,

Premium MemberApproaching Storm by Edmund Siejka
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Categories: life,

Premium MemberONE, NINE, SIXTEEN by JAN ALLISON
THE DARKEST DAYS OF HER LIFE

The sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust
I discovered it, by chance, in my late mother’s attic.
My hand brushed the protective...

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Categories: england, memory, world war

Ghetto Mind by David Loewen
My mind is just a ghetto now
A burned out, broken neighbourhood;
You'll see wreckage and despair
Where handsome buildings stood.

Here's a crater where a bomb
Took out integrity
Over...

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Categories: recovery from,

Data stealers by fauxcroft wade
Shadowy government agencies

Monitoring your data and reading your messages

Keeping and eye on all that you do

Companies who have no compunction too

Do what it's set up...

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Categories: corruption, life, psychological, truth,

The nature of man by fauxcroft wade
What prey tell is the nature of man

Is it to enslave, oppress and cause genocide

Or is it to love to share and to unite

It's hard...

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Categories: dark, humanity, inspiration, introspection,

Stop procrastinating by fauxcroft wade
We have a proclivity for Procrastination

About what we should do to understand the ramifications

Of exactly what we do and how we live

Within this ecological existence

And...

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Categories: creation, inspirational, nature, perspective,

The Death of Marriage by Steve Zak
It looked so right on paper to everyone; but when the night embraced her she was alone, still wanting to believe in love. 

Her footsteps...

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Categories: heartbreak, loneliness, loss, lost