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Perspective Poems

Perspective Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about perspective. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for perspective.

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Premium Member ABYSMAL CLOWN

disguised tears of a clown
smile turned to wretched frown
behind makeup his eyes glazed over
at the sight of daisies and smell of clover
in summer fields last saw his love
flew off to heaven she gentle dove
his heart in pieces shattered
remembering the only...Read More
Categories: dark, heartbroken, lost love, perspective, sad, soulmate,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member A Sad Requiem On Old Age And An Unfulfilled Love
A Sad Requiem On Old Age And An Unfulfilled Love

I have swam within idle rivers, slept by glassy lakes
repugnant morbid thoughts brought icy shivers, sin its due
rising to grab winter's hard frozen breath, gave all it takes
lying here in death's...Read More
Categories: art, fate, lost love, memory, perspective, sad,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member ANCESTORS
Those that came before were empty of the need to lie
And most of what is bad ,  including deception 
And the evolutionary defects we have now ;

Those that came before had a purity we now ignore 
Knew only what...Read More
Categories: creation, dedication, for teens, history, identity, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Observations
Today is a yellow day
everything is so blaze’
I’m sure to have my way
If I don’t have much to say.

We snip, we snarl then
it’s makeup time.
The next few moments 
are so sublime.

The trees fly by stately
in their own way.
I’m sure if...Read More
Categories: analogy, people, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cutthroat
Sharpened knives...
     are out as the...
     ...Read More
Categories: conflict, perspective, poetry, political, truth, write,
Form: Verse

Premium Member The Dimension of Love
On a balmy evening, I was out enjoying a walk,
Admiring the flowers and scenery on my block;

Moonlight poured, and nobody else was about,
Because I had become restless, I had gone out.

Fireflies were dancing, reminiscently green,
As roses recall to mind the...Read More
Categories: perspective, adventure, joy, love, nature, nice, peace, people,
Form: Couplet
The Essence of His Love
The comfort of his embrace
Makes me smile so.
My head rests on his chest
As he reaches around me.
Strong and gentle hands
Capture the very essence
Of his true nature.
He imbues a warm and inviting
Personality that shines
As bright as the stars.
Heeding paternal wisdom,
Chivalrous manners
Denotes...Read More
Categories: perspective, appreciation, friendship, love,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member CAPTURED

a blur of life
frozen in eternity
one moment caught in time
its speed come to a halt
memories that never age
captured in photo
a tapestry on celluloid

posted on February 24, 2020...Read More
Categories: age, image, life, people, perspective, surreal, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Choices
Life is a collection,
and series of choice.
Understanding and learning,
helps give us our voice.

Some choices are easy,
and some can be hard.
Make each choice yourself,
and deal your own cards.

We are what we do,
and not what we have done.
Don't sell yourself short,
life has...Read More
Categories: encouraging, inspirational, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Whimsical Trope
A Whimsical Trope 

Life is a circus
Of acrobats and clowns
Everywhere a scammer
Ready to take advantage.

Humpty Dumpty was clumsy
Rather dull and not very bright
Who never knew right-side up
Or downside wrong 
And so became a criminal.

Bring the cannon
And bring the handcuffs
Today we...Read More
Categories: humor, perspective, satire,
Form: Verse
Premium Member PLEASE STOP

in great detail
on and on
and on and on 
they went

blah blah
blah blah
ask me if I care
but I'm polite

I wear my best
bad ass poker face
my head wants to explode
but still they have no clue

can’t believe people can't read
that big heavy flashing...Read More
Categories: change, grief, moving on, perspective, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Habits are difficult to break…
and when lethal it is as if trying 
to scale a fence with barbs at the top. 

Smoking, drug addiction, 
bad relationships
attach to one’s spirit like flypaper
or gooey-spider-webs, entrapping
the soul, gumming-up divine essence
making it difficult for...Read More
Categories: addiction, business, people, perspective, psychological, truth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Ur car should be burning it
It's Top of the line when referring to my whisk(e)y
Regular, average, standard means the opposite
It's like a hundred dollar bill not a fifty
An A+ on the Final Test
Writing for the few
Show them who is the...Read More
Categories: confidence, discrimination, money, passion, perspective, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member How I feel About Lakes and Rivers
Rivers and lakes flowing gladly
Around dead things deep down inside
Dead cans, dead fish, dead bodies
I cannot fathom it, and yet I can.

My friend Kim said that her boat got caught up once
It felt like they were dragging something heavy with...Read More
Categories: perspective,
Form: Prose Poetry
Field daze for bookworms
Cabin Fever door closes five dollars,
a-Bag Used Book Sale
Sunday, February 23, 2020
hence less than twenty four hours
before avid readers bewail
foregoing scampering across Hillandale
vital poetic proclamation

yours truly doth broadcast,
albeit apologize short notice,
while courtesy warden
at Highland Manor Jail
gave scant time regarding
voluntary convict...Read More
Categories: perspective, 11th grade, 12th grade, addiction, books, freedom,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme

- Hello, how are you?
- Really
- Really
- Really
- Really
- Really
- Really
- Oh me… yes, I…
- Really
- Really
- Really
- Really
- Really
- Really
- OK well, see you next time, goodbye.

posted on February 22, 2020...Read More
Categories: irony, perspective, relationship, rude, self, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member O' Cenobite, Dar'est Thy Soul Await
O' Cenobite, Dar'est Thy Soul Await

Alas! By what right is such assailing
amidst uproar, then half-truths a'telling
Does not morn gift upon grass falling dew
yet truth perseveres despite what others do
Aye! But 'tis not fickle applause a noose
tears for the gander, oven...Read More
Categories: creation, humanity, metaphor, perspective, symbolism, voice, writing,
Form: Rhyme

she’ll talk about
her wedding
her honeymoon
her trip
her house
her bedroom
her livingroom
her yard
her garage
her car
i cringe~

her husband’s sitting there
apparently none of all that is theirs
he sits there outwardly immune
to her inexplicable bouts of poor english

to me it’s unthinkable quite inconceivable
yet she does have...Read More
Categories: house, marriage, mystery, perspective, spoken word, wife,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member PLACE
Drive me to another head
What’s needed is some time with the stars instead 
A bowl of hot chunky monkey soup 
And the right sized spoon 
Something that’ll help me sleep 
Make the shallow more than deep 
Stop the things that...Read More
Categories: perspective, angst, deep, fantasy, for teens, how i
Form: Rhyme
And Then I Was Old
Yesterday I owned the world 
I did what I had to do 
And then more. 

My home was clean 
Laundry caught up 
And then a trip to the store. 

Children were fed 
Sports and lessons done 
And they began to...Read More
Categories: irony, life, memory, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Turning the corner is round the bend 
Upended or suspended from a bagpipe squeeze
Something knee-deep in surreal screams 
Or kept in small transparent jars
Like really old scars
Or rusty screws you’ll never use
But don’t throw away never know , ...Read More
Categories: crazy, for teens, humorous, imagery, life, perspective,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member To Truth, Liberation, Peace And Love
(Amazing Grace and Purpose) 

I cannot tell you who
you ought to be
nor what you ought
to do—
I am not you—
truth told—
all I can do is remind
you that truth and you 
are realities of self…

Sadly…we often try
to make truth
the child of our...Read More
Categories: allegory, inspirational, love, metaphor, peace, perspective, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Plastic Ban
This is First Poem of my Son

Do you know 
The plastic ban
The plastic ban
The plastic ban
Because the earth gets dirty.

Fishes eat that plastic
Animals get sick 
Animals get sick
Animals get sick
Making the oceans dirty.

Polluting gases in the air
Makes ozone hurt
Makes ozone...Read More
Categories: abuse, appreciation, earth, environment, humanity, introspection, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Sky’s wondrous canvas
Displays divine artistry
Beauteous handiwork*
Master whispers grand designs
Clouds with bliss serenely paint.

*Psalm 19:1  The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handywork.

February 22, 2020
Contest Name:	Let the Pens Flow - Tanka
Sponsor: Jenish Somadas
...Read More
Categories: appreciation, blessing, christian, creation, god, jesus, perspective,
Form: Tanka
Magnus Moore
Magnus Moore

My name is Magnus Moore, and I am far from pure.
See I can never die, I thought you might ask why.
No one is quite sure, for everyone forgets who I was, they are unsure.
I am reincarnated and reborn, and...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, mythology, perspective, sad, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme