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Wisdom Poems

Wisdom Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about wisdom. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for wisdom.

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October Country
October Country's the darkened moonlight sky is reflected in your eyes.
You have nothing hidden, and do not wear a disguise.
Whenever did you learn wisdom, and the golden keys
to becoming wise?  You no longer are easier to know.
As your night's...Read More
Categories: wisdom, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th
Form: Prose Poetry

Stick To The Script
Jesus died
for not sticking
to the script;

what makes us 
too often
we crucify--

protection is 
armor of 
the ego--

though a 
of battles,
a loser of 
wars…....Read More
Categories: humanity, introspection, jesus, judgement, philosophy, truth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Words of wisdom
Patience is a virtue
Hope is only advice
Yet the words are powerful
But power can be deceitful,
Cold, hungry and greedy.

How can one have happience?
When they continuously miss what stands in front,
When they try to please the unpleasable?
Then crumble when they fail?

Why to...Read More
Categories: wisdom, 11th grade, emotions, proposal,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Womanly

Wisdom resides in the meaning
Of my name, for most females are naturally wise.
More compassion have I than masculinity provides.
A warmth shines forth from my blue-grey eyes.
Not domineering like those in the macho throng.
Lover of lavender, lace and romance am I...Read More
Categories: wisdom, words,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member SOME DAY

some day i’ll be dead ~ none of this will matter

posted on January 19, 2020...Read More
Categories: death, forgiveness, freedom, introspection, meaningful, perspective, wisdom,
Form: Monoku

Premium Member Who Creates Mess
In the grace of the future.

Nature needs to nurture.

Our wisdom is so intricate.

We pollute then forget.

Then we blame others.

For polluting nature.

But when it comes to us.

It's alright, it sometimes happens.

Such is our mindset.

If we do, it's ok.

But for the rest.

We...Read More
Categories: wisdom, conflict, earth, nature, perspective, tree,
Form: Free verse

 The living room furniture
don't laugh, just cry ...
It well knows that one day,
a beautiful tree
in the forest
once  was ......Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, art, creation, metaphor, poetry, wisdom,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member Smudged Ink
Loin cloth draped around his anorexic body the Buddha

Searched for the Middle Way between Nothing and All

Counted his blessings and figs as his thoughts focussed

In meditation for humility compassion and lasting peace

The tree of life’s branches lightened his shadows of...Read More
Categories: wisdom, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poetic Prophecy
Here the roses become ecstatic to the verses
Poets and poetesses come like the rising sun
Exotic all fragrance freely expose the expression
Hither to thither everywhere it gets the taste of wit
Cannot die though death angel invests the fear
O the wisdom compiles...Read More
Categories: wisdom, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Rainbow in My Clouds

"A Rainbow in My Clouds"

Do you think 
you are better?
Yes you follow the rules 
like a good girl

of modesty 
self righteousness
genuflecting before fools

Look outside the Circle ;

What you're standing within,
it’s an old boring closed tool 
you run around inside
like a...Read More
Categories: wisdom, anti bullying, bullying, child, for her, for
Form: Free verse
Premium Member January Twenty-fifth
January twenty-fifth 
silver locks idle talk with
age comes wisdom an old myth
a dance holding firmly fixed walker 

1/18/2020...Read More
Categories: wisdom, age, happy birthday,
Form: Tail-rhyme
The Path
There are many paths to take in life...none are set in stone.
The wrong path can lead you astray...and leave you all alone.
The right path can be hard to spot...always hidden far from view.
Open your hearts and minds...always watch out for...Read More
Categories: wisdom, faith,
Form: Rhyme
The Social Worker
The very first social worker...was brought to this world for you.
He is the one true've decided to do what you do.
He walked upon this earth...with only one task at hand.
To help all of God's children...and to give us all...Read More
Categories: wisdom, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Who is this woman of Grace?
When she looks, she sees
A golden flame in her right
A glowing ember in her left
Windows to her soul
Her mysteries slowly revealed

When she listens, she hears
An enquiring mind, indeed
Every woken minute wisely used
Keen to learn, explore...Read More
Categories: wisdom, appreciation, beauty, christian, love, meaningful, relationship, romantic,
Form: Free verse

         The shout is a violent
         way to be heard ...
         the silence is made
 ...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, literature, metaphor, poetry, wisdom,
Form: Epigram

              Many curse
            many things because
          ...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, imagery, metaphor, philosophy, wisdom,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member In a Quandary
I am so upset with anyone who has anything to do with Washington, the President and the swamp. The following is a compilation of my concerns. You don't have to read them, and if you do, you don't have to...Read More
Categories: wisdom, america, anger, conflict, feelings, political,
Form: Rhyme
It Will Never Be Enough
They claim that you were ‘outdated,’
old-fashioned and ‘not with the times,’
because you hesitated to
give up traditions of your kind.
They claimed new was always better,
that you weren’t on history’s side.
You noticed their way rarely worked,
“Reactionary!” they all cried.
Your life already had...Read More
Categories: wisdom, abuse, how i feel, men, political, power,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member waning
empty my bookshelves 

five decades dusty wisdom 

      hasten sun bleached glade

(waning)...Read More
Categories: wisdom, age, introspection, remember,
Form: Haiku
Speak Wisdom
E-arnestly speak wisdom, 
R-egarding any matter; 
I-ntelligence in idioms
N-ever annoys the listener.

S-peak wisdom with conviction, 
O-n the famous quotes; 
R-ecite them very clear, 
I-n the absence of speech coach.
A-ny nice expression gives
N-o tedium or boredom; 
O-n the twenty-sixth of September,...Read More
Categories: wisdom, birthday,
Form: Acrostic

Said he, occupying the high seat,-
‘Do not be envious.
My ascent, you,
The most desirous of long effective reach,
Should emulate.
This task
That doubts and pain freely riddle,
The two extremes of the unpleasant kind
Between which the living sway, search and pray,
Is not easy,
Your efforts...Read More
Categories: truth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Finger on the pulse
There is a transformation taking place
where the human condition is now lacking
In complete understanding we hunger
and thirst for righteousness to take proper shape
these words internally ring a bell
Why are you persecuting me
knowing the difference between wise and foolish
in the middle...Read More
Categories: wisdom, emotions, faith, god, hate, heart, love, truth,
Form: Narrative
Sometimes I don't want to get out of bed. 
Not because I'm tired or have to go to work.
Sometimes I can't get out of bed. 
For all the reasons inside my head.
Doubt creeps in every chance it gets to
Drag me...Read More
Categories: anger, anxiety, cry, depression, hope, light, wisdom,
Form: Acrostic
Will You Come
If I ask you to come and get me tomorrow
Would you turn down my request to come?
If I ask you to come and get me tomorrow
Would you lay down your burden and come?
Tomorrow might be sorrow, tomorrow I am free
Should...Read More
Categories: wisdom, care, community, courage, endurance, environment, friendship, giving,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Plastic sheep
New Blithering is where I live,
Some laughs this burb does give,
You can buy plastic sheep here,
Do not know if they are dear,
In a store not far away,
Does a plastic sheep think anyway?
Could it talk in an ovine way?
Indeed, what would...Read More
Categories: emotions, encouraging, wisdom,
Form: Free verse