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Identity Self Poems

These Identity Self poems are examples of Self poems about Identity. These are the best examples of Self Identity poems written by international poets.

Method Actor
'Method Actor'  

A smile painted on, hair removed from my chin. 
Another day of pretence about to begin. 
False interest in the latest fashions...

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Categories: self, anxiety, emotions, growth, health,

Dialogue Between Thunder and the Lamb Part 2
"I am the wisdom of Greeks 
I am the gnosis of the savage barbarians 
I am the shrewdness of Greeks 
I am the prudence of...

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Categories: self, i am, identity, introspection,

Nothing to sell
They thought it strange he wanted to love others
They thought it out of character. What is he up to? What is he covering up?

Beyond expectation,...

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© Peter Hall  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: identity, self, spiritual,

Finding your heart

Drifting slowly as time slips away like a dog spinning faster and faster but never catching it's tail.
I have been here before floating in this...

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Categories: self, deep, faith, giving, identity,

The story of how the name Sarah came to be,
But also, how the meaning of the name doesn't define anyone so the meaning of Sarah,...

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© Sarah Cope  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: self, birth, blessing, faith, god,

Premium Member Cornish Identity
I think of my Cornish identity,
As on a cliff-top bench I sit,
And realise that Cornwall is a part of me
And I am a part of...

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Categories: self, appreciation, community, happy, home,

Premium Member Outlier
I am one of a kind,
a loner.

I’m smart, so they call 
me a nerd;

they can’t think of a 
better word.

It’s true. I’m ahead
of the curve.


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Categories: self, angst, depression, identity, lonely,

Plus One
I hate walking in alone..
Everyone notices and stares.
Always the odd one out..
I am single and they are in pairs.

Everyone talks about their partners..
How happy they...

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Categories: self, depression, emotions, feelings, identity,

Premium Member are you for me or against

are you for me or against?

this isn't the me i want to be
i need to clear the clutter
and regenerate

posted on June 23, 2023...

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Categories: self, anxiety, confidence, identity, longing,

Premium Member Reverberations
Standing beside pillars of marble, outstretched arms
carry me to the furthest seas from this rotting foundation.
The corrupt cornerstone shall fall,
Pluck one's eyes out to watch...

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© Lee Norton  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: self, conflict, identity, metaphor, senses,

Lost myself
Man in a hood,
sparking light on the sun
pick peak of wood
camping might just too fun.

In Shah Alam's pavement,
calm down with me
eagerly makes movement
sink on the...

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Categories: self, beautiful, beauty, confidence, freedom,

Picture on the wall 
Opposite it was myself
At silver mirror....

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Categories: self, beauty, desire, identity, image,

Premium Member If Only I Knew
Wasted years of not knowing

That just being me was enough

Inadequacy pumped through my veins

Never knew of self love

Feelings of inferiority 

Little confidence or self worth


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© Deb M   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: confidence, fear, identity, self,


What was I yesterday
Was I the same as today
Each little thing 
That made me sing
Not the same as a tear
When losing was clear

Am I built...

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Categories: identity, image, self,

Premium Member Transcending the Superficial
Picture me,
This is where I am at.
In one hand, a glass half full;
the other, tapping my finger on my knee.
The tie around my neck is...

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© Lee Norton  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: self, emotions, encouraging, identity, relationship,