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People Poems | Examples of People Poetry

People Poems - Examples of all types of people poetry to share and read. This list of people poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of people poetry. This list of works about people is an excellent resource for examples on how to write people poems.
Premium Member Skipping Rope
The people all gathered they had such hope, To see magic tricks, I’d shown to the pope. I jumped and flipped and spun around, They booed when I bounced up and down. I was using my invisible rope. ...Read More
Categories: people, confusion, funny, games, magic,
Form: Limerick



Karma
You oppressed someone That's the end of your kingdom A karma deal done....Read More
Categories: culture, people, perspective, political,
Form: Haiku
Music
Music heals the heart The mind and the blood vessels Calm the angry part....Read More
Categories: body, health, peace, people,
Form: Haiku
Blind
Blind man is blinded in the East, West, North or South unable to see...Read More
Categories: people,
Form: Senryu
O Mardi Gras
O Mardi Gras, how I long for thee The carnival season of music and glee The colorful floats, the beads, and the masks The joyful crowds, the drinks, and the flasks I wait by the roadside, eager and keen To...Read More
Categories: people, celebration, day, happiness, night,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Ever Meet a Microbe
Germs in the air bugs in our food Microscopic creatures attack everywhere We’re all concerned ...Read More
Categories: people, satire, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Meeting new people
We meet each other learn from past mistakes feel each other out...Read More
Categories: people,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member As good as it gets
Where's Jack Nicholson? Where did he go? Is he dead yet? Does any one know? Wars, and opiates, mass shootings and debt, and that potential nuclear threat. Is this truly as good as it gets? One might end up with Tourette's, as good as...Read More
Categories: celebrity, people,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Bartenders
The best therapists money can buy...Read More
Categories: people,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member Our stage
Life is but a stage we are all puppets dangling to everyday's beat...Read More
Categories: life, people,
Form: Senryu
Dont Let Clowns Change You
Never let somebody change Who you are-- don't re-arrange Anything that you've become Do not turn around and run Even if someone is saying Things about you don't go swaying In a direction that is wrong Hold on and stay really...Read More
Categories: change, happy, identity, people,
Form: Rhyme
MESSY LIFE
His life was messy as hell Because he didn't live well He looked at me with such hate Because I would never give him a date...Read More
Categories: anger, people,
Form: Rhyme
Food
Food are men's weakness For a hungry heart and mind And a tummy tease....Read More
Categories: culture, food, motivation, people,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Building Tension
Did you ever stand on stage, behind the big curtain. Standing there peeking out from behind the curtain, watching the audience looking at the stage. Your knees are shaking, your mouth is going dry. Your thoughts are racing, will I remember my...Read More
Categories: people, courage, emotions, fear, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CLERIHEW Leighton
Artist Frederick Leighton an exotic idea came upon *Flaming June was her name was she his muse or an old flame...Read More
Categories: art, people,
Form: Clerihew

Specific Types of People Poems

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Definition | What is People in Poetry?