People Narrative Poems

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


Mercy Miracles, Letter To My Pastor by curtis johnson
Dear Pastor:

Your sermon yesterday triggered memories going back more than 50 years.  
During the Jim Crow years in the South, I was about 12...

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Categories: christian, forgiveness, miracle,

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,

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

The River Has Receded by Christine Phillips
Everything is just like yesterday
Same boat, same coat, same joke
The river is receding and deeds are reveling
This morning I got up with an uncomfortable feeling
I...

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Categories: angel, appreciation, character, courage,

Premium MemberNOVEMBER ELEVENTH by Elaine George
Yes! I am here, sweetheart,  beneath our beautiful oak tree. Autumn leaves, like burning embers, fall from its canopy and float to the ground....

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Categories: death, i love you,

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part I by David Welch
At the remote Carmacks trading post,
during eighteen hundred and ninety-four,
a teenage child, a scared-looking half-breed,
timidly entered through the front door.

Joel Claughtrey barely noticed the young...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

Premium MemberWhat a Trip by charles messina
I left my home when I was twenty one 
And I left my folks behind 
A friend and I left for the west 
To see...

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Categories: fate, memory,

The Mountain Goat by Christine Phillips
The noise aboard the motor boat reminds me that I was not alone
The high perspiration smell from the young couple sitting beside me
caused me to...

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Categories: angel, courage, creation, friendship,

Premium MemberEdith Is Found by Lisle Ryder
At the foot of the stairwell 
face up she lay, knocked, smashed, kicked, 
robbed, disfigured, lifeless so
it seemed, when the police came,
with ambulance attending.

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Categories: caregiving, character, endurance, friendship,

Premium MemberLiving With The Wolfman by Caren Krutsinger
She stopped smiling as soon as she picked up the subtle slow opening of the front door.  Jake, her grown up three-year-old stopped playing....

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Categories: abuse, addiction, anger, family,

They're Killing Some Guy by Timothy McGuire
It’s happening right now on the town square,
I just came from there,
It was a terrible sight to see,
They’re nailing some guy to a tree.

It looks...

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Categories: christian, faith, inspirational, jesus,

And in the End by Steve Zak
And in the end, we had become lovers anchored by memories, 
stitched together with random bits and pieces. Two people who had run out of...

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Categories: loss, lost love, love,

The Chosen Three by David Smith
If I had to choose three people who have influenced my life
Through time and space,
I think their diverse backgrounds would be the big surprise, 
Yet...

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Categories: anti bullying, appreciation, blessing,

Aquarius the water-bearer by brodi satva


Once again
the celestial wheel had turned
ushering in
a new beginning

In those earliest days
the great I am 
was the what you can become
and the people of Rose...

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Categories: beautiful, birth,

Bloody Oriskany, Part II by David Welch
Fierce fighting raged, but surprise was gone,
the Americans rallied and pushed hard,
the Indians fell back, out of the ravine,
the patriots driving them that far.

Hand-to-hand combat...

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Categories: america, conflict, freedom, hero,

Premium MemberAN EASTER WEEK VERSE by Brian Strand
He was about thirty

         when he left home,

a strong man by then,

and a skilled carpenter.

He'd helped Joseph

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Categories: anniversary, christian, good friday,

Thugging For Peace, Part I by David Welch
Max Clayborn head there was a walkout coming,
being orchestrated by his high school,
they proclaimed they were fighting gun violence,
but to Max they just sounded like...

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Categories: confidence, freedom, mother, political,

The Market Place by Christine Phillips
I have been trying to pen this verse for the past two weeks but
Someone was standing in my way and my mind went astray
Can’t you...

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Categories: change, character, courage, environment,

Premium MemberI Barely Know These People by Caren Krutsinger
We carry our phones now.
We call them I-phones.
Not sure if this is because we are Internet-aware
Or simply I’s instead of We’s now.
It’s time to exchange...

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Categories: 10th grade, 11th grade,