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Wisdom Poems | Examples of Wisdom Poetry

Wisdom Poems - Examples of all types of wisdom poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for wisdom.

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Words - Face Of A Heart
My words are few Dedicated to you... By a cover - we judge a book Before we even stop to look - Open a chapter Read - try to capture Affairs of a heart The Pieces torn apart, Before you judge a book Have...Read More
Categories: wisdom, courage, dedication, deep, heart,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Health is Wealth
There were times when I didn’t realize The value of being healthy and strong There were days when I didn’t grasp The importance of health in this fast pace There were moments when I didn’t comprehend The worth of this...Read More
Categories: health, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
He splashed his cash like millionaires do Not what he seemed is accurate and true For beware my friends he is a fake sheikh Giving him your money would be a mistake He talks freely of...Read More
Categories: fun, wisdom, words,
Form: Rhyme
The notes of life
The notes of life Am from another galaxy But now I walk through This mysterious ways Of men Life is a matrix In this era of confusion Human are about to be digitalised The nature of men...Read More
Categories: wisdom, africa, confidence, courage, deep,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Mental Masturbation
“Obtuse Mensans! Get thee out from Mensa!” What advantage is taking IQ tests, when fellows of the intelligentsia laugh at thine developmental arrest? 'Tis best from useless IQ tests...Read More
Categories: wisdom, abuse, addiction, games, metaphor,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Humanity CoArises Destiny
Who would become so fundamentally foolish to separate a strong dancer from her flowing dance? The secular singer from his sacred song? Mountainous storytellers from our rivered story? Felt humane communion from our most nakedly divine communications? Spirited habits dispirited from Earth's natural habitats? Evangelical legends from...Read More
Categories: wisdom, destiny, earth, environment, health,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SUCCESSFUL
The wise and the common man successful would be considered If Each one achieves the best his abilities allow him to accomplish! © Demetrios Trifiatis 18 January 2018 ...Read More
Categories: analogy, success, wisdom,
Form: Epigram
1/16/21 Pure silence or the sound of wind chimes Willing to do anything to save their own hides People still committing horrific crimes During low and high tide It's been one hell of a roller coaster ride A whirlwind inside my...Read More
Categories: wisdom, dark, deep, poetry, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Stay Duty Bound
Stay Duty Bound Lord, Lord, Lord- what now- what now? What do you want one to do? What now, what now? I wake up- I stand my ground- I hold it together- I am duty bound. I live within...Read More
Categories: wisdom, angel, appreciation, blessing, conflict,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member 'Be Patient'
It took me awhile to comprehend the true significance of "be patient." We've heard it all before, but it's funny how we...Read More
Categories: inspirational, perspective, uplifting, wisdom,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Last Words
LAST WORDS "I am sticking with positivity, until it becomes corrupt" Indiana Shaw . . . : /...Read More
Categories: meaningful, wisdom, words,
Form: Monoku
Peace of Mind
1/16/21 As of recent times Another one-sided agreement signed I'm trying to leave the impact of a meteorite Very little peace of mind Haven't found, what I seek to find Struggling to sleep at night I do not need advice I'm a decent...Read More
Categories: wisdom, dark, deep, poetry, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Low Down
1/15/21 If you didn't, you better know now Nearly always around smoke clouds I was or I wasn't oath bound Often telling me, I got no grounds And that I need to slow down I roam around Or am homebound With a new...Read More
Categories: wisdom, dark, deep, life, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Game On
Sometimes, I go about in blind pity for myself, do you? All the while a great wind Carries me across the sky. Never asking why. Do you? For myself… If I would only remember to open my foggy eyes To...Read More
Categories: wisdom, 12th grade, i am,
Form: Free verse
unsustainable lightness of empty life, it's unbearable weight ...Read More
Categories: wisdom, allegory, allusion, extended metaphor,
Form: Monoku

Specific Types of Wisdom Poems

Definition | What is Wisdom in Poetry?