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Survival Poems - Poems about Survival

Survival Poems - Examples of all types of poems about survival to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for survival.
Premium Member Second Home
...Set ‘midst towering hills and wild wild weather, the winter storms have left it desolate. An empty shell, no glowing ......Read More
Categories: survival, destiny,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member ELIMINATING DEATH - A DRAMATIC MONOLOGUE
...sms die And we, my dearest friend, being omnivorous eat the sheep along With thousands of other animals to ensure our survival. Yes, I know, You would tell me now that you wish to eliminate death Because you desire us not to die but......Read More
Categories: survival, death, life, world,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member By Beauty Blinded
...but blinded by its beauty. The spider, more practical and hungry-minded, insists his web was designed solely for survival. That its web is art the spider spurns as crap. If humans weren’t so blind, they’d see it for what it is,......Read More
Categories: survival, humor,
Form: Light Verse
in our silent holocaust
...st ruin landscape of ideology and mortality and cast asunder to heaven rage as we sit, prey why questions the survival of our insanity as we dwell deep in our silent holocaust unknown by all unseen seen by none only loved......Read More
Categories: survival, age, analogy, anger, depression,
Form: Free verse
Eight Contests to Write For Part 2
...desert is my favorite place To be especially For creatures small and cunning For Joshua the tree The challenge is survival In living every day To demonstrate the attributes That help you get away I love the vegetation The cactu......Read More
Categories: survival, nonsense,
Form: Rhyme



Keep waiting
...Keep waiting [lullaby essay] Prior to my expected appalling arrival Accept a delay necessitating my survival Recap all hopeful wishes Evoke undying patience species Nest and destroy negative feelings Trust when the s......Read More
Categories: survival, dedication, heart, love, memory,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member A Song I Heard
...surely helps others not to worry. She has cancer, but I saw no fears and tears. She said that she has a 2% chance of survival. In HER beautiful song, she was singing about dying. In HER captivating song, she was saying, "I'm dying". ......Read More
Categories: survival, courage, death, inspiration, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member We Are Owls
... We are owls of night waiting for dawn's arrival we are owls of nature taking life into a new survival we are owls alert, vigilant and still hungry for more we are owls that can fly, and yes we CAN soar......Read More
Categories: survival, animal, baby, beautiful,
Form: Free verse
Covid toll and Poet's call
... Who strikes any time from a secret lair But, let's dare challenge our own lives And face human death with a survival strife We are humans, born with priority drive Not just a virus can terminate a human life Forces ......Read More
Categories: survival, conflict, courage, death, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE ATHEIST'S SURPRISE
... He was an atheist. He was proud of it. Those who believed in the existence of a Supreme being, and in the survival of the soul after death, Were, for him, dim-witted people worthy only to be The laughing stock of his "super......Read More
Categories: survival, atheist, death, god, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member HEALING FROM CANCER
...miserable weakness wellness-grips in Your strength remain… Lord, let healing from cancer reign. While battling for survival quest our trust’s stage ascends to faith crest praying midst supplication strain… Lord, let healing from can......Read More
Categories: survival, cancer, christian, faith, god,
Form: Kyrielle
Impact of drugs
...ddicts, but by not being there you taught me I had to find my own way out of a maze Since my birth I've had to be in survival mode I put my pain on paper and hope people see it as a sign I've overcome my troubles and not a suicidal note......Read More
Categories: survival, childhood, deep, drink, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Normal People
...Normal people come in packs of six Some come from boxes in suburbs PB&J are code for find more bread Served with mil......Read More
Categories: survival, culture, endurance, success,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Volte face by grace
...oming spectre of death birthed fearfulness Plunging our mind into agitation Forced solitude began with loneliness Survival instinct heightened awareness Softened attention our meditation Shifting to vibrancy in aloneness Tranqu......Read More
Categories: survival, courage, love, muse,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member In The Stillness Of Trouble Waters
...prehension of the old axiom, between a rock and a hard place as we hang here held between the jaws of the vice of survival. Indeed, times are as hard as steel but such times can’t stand up to the tenderizing torch of hope and ......Read More
Categories: survival, allegory, analogy, blessing, extended
Form: Prose Poetry

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