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Self Poems | Examples of Self Poetry

Self Poems. Below are examples of poems about self. This list of self poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of self poetry. This list of works about self is an excellent resource for examples on how to write self poems.

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List of Self Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Special Relativity P.M. Richter Senryu philosophy, science, self,
Premium Member Poem GOBSMACKED, BAMBOOZLED AND CONFUSED Line Gauthier Free verse anger, conflict, confusion, self,
Premium Member Poem Finding Myself Brenda Chiri Prose self,
Premium Member Poem Curse of Lies Brendan J. Simons Rhyme self, analogy, dark, life, light,
Tears of a clown Khadidja Megaache Free verse self, anxiety, heartbroken, me, meaningful,
Premium Member Poem Possibly My Last Poem Caren Krutsinger Free verse self, introspection, perspective, philosophy, poems,
Strange Just Got Stranger Piercing Words Rhyme self, i am, identity, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Reflecting On My Paintings Caren Krutsinger Free verse art, nostalgia, self,
Premium Member Poem GATEKEEPER Line Gauthier Free verse heart, introspection, self,
Searching Greig Turnbull Free verse self, black love, confusion, courage,

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Variety of Entities
by Caren Krutsinger
angel
glorious
spiritual self
helps only when summoned
angel

but ghost
creepily
contributes how?
reason is self-serving
ghost

soul self
part that lives
perpetual
guided by schemata
events

entity
perception
uniquely own
God gave us each a mind
to think

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Cinqku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: perspective, self, spiritual,

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Where Self Love Is Born
by Caren Krutsinger
a fantasy land
dreamt up by sleeping child
a peaceful magical place
where self-love is born
imperative to her soul

...

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Choka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: love, self,

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Who I Am
by Sandra Weiss
I think learning who we are
takes a very long time.
For me, the journey has been hard
and it has been a difficult climb.

Throughout the stages of...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: self, confusion, i am, introspection,

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Love Yourself First
by Caren Krutsinger
Love yourself first
Meditate
Or pray

Positive
True Role models
Uplift

Inward
Spiritual
Knowledge from God

Nourishes our
Humanly
Angels

Love yourself first
Meditate
Or pray

Written 10-11-2018			Contest:  CharlieKu   4-3-2
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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: prayer, self,

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Whiskey Lips So Sublime
by liam mcdaid
Whiskey Lips So Sublime

Whiskey Lips step now over the line of true fire-water,
As a warm-burning brings forward one glowing sign.
The golden mead of sweet mountain...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: self, allegory, celebration, fun, happiness,

Wash Off
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
I'm garbage of thinking!
Let me make a recycle bin
Let me wash off –
my heart, soul, brain, thinking, doing 
Let me throw this all-
dust, rust, narrowness,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: introspection, self,

Do or Die
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
do or die
die for doing something better or worse!
worse for other!
for self rather better!


-October 09, 2018 Chattogram...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: corruption, self,

Myself, I Bring
by Kurt Philip Behm
Living in a rented room
  my thoughts became my own

Living in a rented room
  my borrowed soul was owned

Living in a rented room
...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: self,

Charisma
by Lebogang Benjamin
CHARISMA!

Strong attributes she possess reflects her charismatic nature!
Natural as she is, portrays her remarkable!
As serene as she speaks, her words don’ bear any traces of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: self,

My silence
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
My silence 
speaks with me and 
smiles, walks, learns, sleeps, lives silently


-October 08, 2018 Chattogram

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: how i feel, self,

The Fruit of Self Control
by Gordon McConnell
God in the scriptures declares His fruits
that is to be the character of His elect
in His list of fruits there's one He lists last
but it's...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: christian, fruit, self,

Inside out
by even flow
I am wretched, I am divine.
Dance the line that connects the two.
To know myself is to know you too.
Do the work then reflect it in...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: self, care, giving, hope, i

Me
by Paul Warren
Have you seen me?
Expressionless face not giving anything away
Any morsel of my world 
I won’t let be seen you know
Hiding in plain sight
I just take...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: self,

Faith in Jesus Alone
by Gordon McConnell
We all need to have faith
faith in someone or something
it's a sad thing to not believe
life just then becomes  nothing

My faith is believing on...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: faith, jesus, self,

sassy
by Vinnie conforti
even though i'm sassy,
I still act classy....

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: rude, self, social,

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Running Away From Yourself
by Caren Krutsinger
You can run away as far as you want, 
But when you get there, there you are.
I often think I should, but to what avail?
I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: self,

Passionately Falling Into The Abyss
by Anthony Parker
Zenith from a telescope 
Chose this device at times to view the slightest hope
Fractured elements of my past seem to have their grip
For a brief...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: self, bereavement, child abuse, confidence,

DEATH IN THE BATH
by Ann Gilmour
There was an old dear
She is no longer here
As one day she fancied a bath
Her son said, she was too old for all that
To shower...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, humorous, self, silly,

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Moons Distress
by Brenda Chiri
The moon's once effervescent shine
now hangs low as if in distress
as the heavens shower me
with tears of the once bright celestial being
soaking me in the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: self, beauty, confidence, courage, hope,

Finding Me
by Lorna Safronick
I’ve been independent and strong 
For most of my life
All that had changed
When I became your wife

You helped me discover 
That I can be more
I’ll...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: identity, self,