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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.
Self Neglect
The more times you spend minding others, the more that you neglect yourself...Read More
Categories: wisdom,
Form: Monoku

The Authority
He's the one promotes, He's the one demotes also, The affairs of men....Read More
Categories: gospel, political, uplifting, wisdom,
Form: Haiku
Computer Gadget
Computer gadget Is the tree of good and evil, Be wise using it....Read More
Categories: science, technology, wisdom,
Form: Haiku
Think Twice
Friend, you are rich here. But, are you rich there also? Please, ponder upon....Read More
Categories: introspection, life, spiritual, wisdom,
Form: Haiku
The Sage
"Slaves of today, Might tyrants for tomorrow." Jose Rizal's sage....Read More
Categories: future, history, slavery, wisdom,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member graybeard
a man could come to no good nicking a neighbors cordwood so at home i'll rest and doing my best concentrate on a baked good. ...Read More
Categories: wisdom, autumn, change, giggle, humor,
Form: Limerick
Your Search
Searching for the perfect days Might feel like searching for needle, In scattered hay Searching with hand, might not work Using a magnet, Might ease your search...Read More
Categories: life, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
I distract myself all day I forget I don't exist Then at night I remember And I disappear...Read More
Categories: absence, hello, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Patience is a super-power
Being patient with my mortal body ---and immortal soul--- I let Divine Providence unfold His Plan to guide my goal :-)...Read More
Categories: wisdom, body, destiny, motivation, perspective,
Form: Couplet
Paradigm shifting. Go within without any doubt. Everything is now....Read More
Categories: wisdom, allegory, change, humanity, life,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member The Rod and Reproof Gives Wisdom
Such a violent world we live in Hard to know just what to do For example both my mom and dad Have slapped and spanked me too But nowadays some choose a path That may seem rather odd To discipline with...Read More
Categories: wisdom, abuse, children, hurt, parents,
Form: Rhyme
Sonnet 05: Lyrics Of Life by Christen Kuikoua
Oh, friend once close, in passion's fiery dance, Now vanished, like a fleeting specter's chance. Our paths diverged, collided in fierce fray, A tempest of rejection, love's fierce display. Yet midst the distance, love's spark endured, A...Read More
Categories: wisdom, best friend, betrayal, butterfly,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Four Seasons
Don’t know that I have a favorite season I mean, Spring is quite nice, if you don’t mind sneezin’ Summer, warmly teasing! Till sunburn besets the host, unarguably not pleasing Winter skiing, a jet stream blast! Providing the trunk of a tree is...Read More
Categories: wisdom, humor, humorous, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The path of contemplation
I walked a long path today. Off in the woods nearby. My dogs walked with me, and took side trails on the sly. A little trail becomes a deer trail, though the eucalyptus and pine The oxalis grows wild...Read More
Categories: adventure, growth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
The Darkness of the Night
In the darkness of the night, in so deep The angry voices, secrets I have to keep Shadows dancing 'neath the wood door For a child of four, it's hard to ignore Nights can be terrifying, it's sad but...Read More
Categories: wisdom, anxiety, atheist, child abuse,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Wisdom Poems

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