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Vanity Prose Poems

These Vanity Prose poems are examples of Prose poems about Vanity. These are the best examples of Prose Vanity poems written by international poets.

Divine, O Ganga
The holy and sacred river of India,
Starts its coarse and lumpy journey from the all mighty and staunchest Himalayas. 

Its creation and origin from the...

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Categories: prose, beautiful, blessing, devotion, river,

I go to move the clock on your nightstand, but hesitate.
That’s where you always liked it, so I leave it in place.
Should I clear the...

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Categories: prose, bereavement, death, goodbye, grief,

Premium Member O' That Our Sad And Vain Glories Wouldst Suffice
O' That Our Sad And Vain Glories Wouldst Suffice

O' that our sad and vain glories wouldst suffice
to soothe our nightmare moods, their poisoned queries
angry shadows...

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Categories: art, deep, growth, humanity,

Ode to a Dead Black Rat
Black Rat;
        Laying on your stomach in the grass.
Looking so alive by the ant-hill;

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Categories: prose, allegory, angst, animal, crazy,

Humility In America
It's said 100 million Americans watched the Superbowl, which like a religious event is held on Sunday. I wonder if 100 million Americans have ever...

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Categories: appreciation, football, god, humanity,

Old Age
Old Age

The hours pass like beads on a string;
Each like the other in orderly array.
They march forth in military lines,
Each preceded by another.

The pain comes...

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Categories: abuse, age, body, cry,

On My Blindness
On My Blindness

I'm going blind;
Blind from picking roses in the graveyard.
Blind from being what I'm not.
Blind from being what I am.

I am losing my sight;

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Categories: prose, angst, anxiety, conflict, confusion,

Premium Member Rising In The Gravity Of The Wave Of Political Deceit


The gravity of the wave of deceit has pulled political integrity
To its lowest ebb and flow, smothering morality with quagmires
Of electorial power abuse...

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Categories: prose, 12th grade, allegory, america,

Why I Love Poems: the Satori Effect
Why do I love poetry? Well, it's none of the usual: beautiful words, lofty thoughts, noble sentiments. I can get all that from Tolstoy or...

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Categories: allusion, analogy, appreciation, creation,

Shadow of Mirror
A countenance of shining silver..
was a cheerful lucent mirror.
Sparkled on the cheeks ..
droplets of woe and tear.
The grief of grimace flushed..
the glitter was all disappear...

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Categories: prose, angel, beautiful, deep, image,

Get into Shape
Get into Shape.

It's now or never, its time to get this flesh into shape.

No excuses, no dithering, I'm starting today, the goal is to

get into...

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Categories: prose, vanity,

Premium Member To The Aced Ones

Out of the day, veiled
in curtains of deceit and lies,
on the wings of realities I sail,
dispelling inferno-like evil cries.

Bullies come in all shapes and forms,

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Categories: prose, allegory, analogy, bullying, evil,

Premium Member I Am Also Yours
I Am Also Yours…He Said Of Her
(Apropos A Beloved Child)

Not until you have been 
‘bused and scorned like me,
can you ever know how it is...

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Categories: prose, 7th grade, allegory, analogy,

Letters to you

The undenyable,
the sanctamonious,
the one I will wait for,

No evil to fear,
no sweat to avow,
and nothing that I am not,

I wondered for years whether...

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Categories: prose, vanity, voice, voyage, water,

I made love - felt like I hadn't shaved for  24 hours,
went outside, wet, got caught in some snow showers,
white specks on a black...

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Categories: black love, sexy, snow,

Premium Member Midnight Nubian Reflection

I looked 
into a mirror;
it looked back at me—
a stunning reflected glow
of regal beauty.

In mixed reality,
I brushed a naked smile
of blessed vanity
and stood there for...

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Categories: prose, analogy, beauty, black african

Fool's Poetry

Failing to succeed, succeed in failing,
And the people,  they laugh and scorn
He just wanted to die
The blunt scorns of people numbed his brains,
And the...

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Categories: prose, death, depression, vanity,

Naked Truth
~~~ Naked Truth ~~~
We often feel
The society is filled with
Love, affection, adoration and romance.
But, the flabbergasting naked truth is something
It is not the apparent.
The world...

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Categories: prose, abuse, betrayal, conflict, depression,

Lesser Gods
Lesser gods, dressed in mortal boxes, 
have the power to build a utopia.  
Their choices, have built a hell, instead.

Human error; ego-driven, 
horse powered...

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Categories: corruption, evil, psychological, vanity,

Premium Member An Epistle Warning against Melancholia: Part II
(continued from, "An Epistle Warning against Melancholia: Part I," where somewhere in late 18th-century Europe a friend, Laetitia, by way of a letter warns her...

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Categories: prose, depression, friend, metaphor, philosophy,