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Tradition Poems - Poems about Tradition

Tradition Poems - Examples of all types of poems about tradition 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 tradition.
...ds show. It’s an abomination of nature.” Saul Gelterberg, On Location “It was as though they focused their gaze on traditional folkways with such intensity that they popped by the end of the third act.” Li Quan Adonis, Hipster’s Glossa......Read More
Categories: tradition, mythology,
Form: Prose

...imbres! A rover's riddle, the natives' pride, a unique heritage, their blissful strains! Ringing with an ancient tradition of tune-giving in honour of the root ancestress, Customary to the matrilineal surviving unknown folk of the ......Read More
Categories: tradition, community, earth, education, encouraging,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member CROSS THE RIVER
...y birth, From the place of my conception And my home, for what it’s worth. Just a short walk made each morning, A tradition that survives, As my gently lowing cattle Sing the purpose of their lives. I could blame it on a promise......Read More
Categories: tradition, allegory, death,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member New Moon
...many a mile But soon we'll see its distant beams Just as we imagined in our dreams. New Moon was known in ancient tradition Studied by wise men of erudition But being unwise, all I want to know Is where oh where do the old moons go......Read More
Categories: tradition, nature,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LE BANQUET
...this year. We honor thee a seat on the pavilion And ask thee as a noble honored guest, In keeping with the manner of tradition. Regale us with the marvels of thy quest." I made resolve departure on the morrow And ventured to the san......Read More
Categories: tradition, allegory, food,
Form: Lyric

On The Need To Distrust The New, Part I
...they misunderstand the role that a new idea plays, and have long failed to realize the value of ideas that stay. A tradition only exists because time has shown it too work, and human nature doesn’t change, so ignoring this only hurt......Read More
Categories: tradition, how i feel, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE SEARCH for SELF
...Self analysis & motive imultiple functions erupt tradition . chiselled in reality distorted by self perception folds of skin furrowed......Read More
Categories: tradition, art, tribute,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member Native Poem
... Maybe if I were to go to Japan, And speak to their elders, I bet they would ask me Why I abandoned my language and tradition. Then I'd realized that I'm on a mission, To see what I can do, Then maybe in the end... I'll be done and t......Read More
Categories: tradition, culture, native american, people,
Form: Free verse
Charles Bukowski Road Not Taken
...while Taoist rebel at night”? Playing out in my head and nightly dreams? In the true American Upper-class patrician tradition? I close the book and look out the window? Get off the train, and walk slowly home? And real......Read More
Categories: tradition, absence, adventure, allusion, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Adding to Our Tea Party of the goblins said loudly. We will be the next sponsors; his kin agreed rather proudly. We started a masterful tradition that day in the forest of oaks. A tea party of diverse monsters; and we discovered we are really just folks ......Read More
Categories: tradition, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mothers Land
...ere I belong An old world charm Quaint and grand Worn, aged and rare Secrets to keep Stories to tell Heritage, tradition to share A land exquisite of beauty raw Never ending, wild, carefree Fills me with such inner peace It I......Read More
Categories: tradition, identity, inspirational, mother daughter,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member White House
...d for 4-year terms Unique privilege to be confirmed To an American deemed fit Compassionate, patriot and have wit Tradition is the code here Simple decent and austere Wisdom learnt from many battles And a constitution sound and mor......Read More
Categories: tradition, america, appreciation, celebration, humanity,
Form: Rhyme
...I have been a dark skin man with a white god For so long l was groomed In another man's faith The sufferance of t......Read More
Categories: tradition, africa, christian, god, jewish,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member O Butterfly
... also the shape of a favorite pasta. “Mariposa,” is your Spanish version, an allusion to “Mary’s ascension”, a long tradition without evidence though she never had the experience. Germans, for whom nothing is simple, dubbed you “schm......Read More
Categories: tradition, beauty,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Do Not Want Mourners
...ere wearing frog heads, formed out of paper Mache’ It made them look debonair, fanciful, and particularly fey. In the tradition they took like-minded shots in ninety-two. They wore giraffe heads for this photo, one was painted blue. W......Read More
Categories: tradition, humorous,
Form: Rhyme

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