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Wisdom Poems | Examples of Wisdom Poetry

Wisdom Poems. Below are examples of poems about wisdom. This list of wisdom poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of wisdom poetry. This list of works about wisdom is an excellent resource for examples on how to write wisdom poems.

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List of Wisdom Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Keep It Real Joe DiMino Free verse wisdom, analogy, imagery, introspection, poems,
Dont Pass The Buck M. L. Kiser Dodoitsu wisdom, how i feel, metaphor,
You Could Be The King Of Kindle Nick Trim Rhyme wisdom, character, desire, destiny, endurance,
Premium Member Poem On searching for a vocation in the Universe Quoth TheRaven Narrative wisdom, conflict, men, music, power,
Second Chance First Christopher Flaherty Free verse wisdom,
Wanderlust Rhona McFerran Free verse wisdom, character, identity, life, people,
Hand-Me-Downs Rhona McFerran Free verse wisdom, character, family, growing up,
Premium Member Poem Hateful Exit Freddie Robinson Jr. Light Verse humorous, parody, racism, wisdom,
Ego is the anesthesia that deadens the pain of stupidity Mark Frank Didactic inspiration, lost love, wisdom,
Snakes want to lay down with me Mark Frank Didactic education, wisdom,

The Oath'Resurrection of a sinner's rebirth to a positive path
by Michael Thomas
In this life we learn to walk, we learn right from wrong, still we all stumble and sometimes fall. At times knowing what's right we...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wisdom, allah, change, deep, faith,

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Goebbel Voices
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

In the lush beer gardens of New Berlin,
fräulein Democracy dalmatian died
giving birth to a litter of surrogate lies

Fourth Reich Vandals with mongrel desires,
now on a...

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Tristich | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: evil, history, holocaust, wisdom,

False Wisdom
by Todd Aguilar Jr.
People full of wisdom
fools rather talk than listen
point of view depends on your position
the way you look at life its a mission 
people talk to...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wisdom, conflict, freedom, how i

Waiting for the Ferry to Passage East
by John Blake
It seemed in the manner and easy pace
of Ireland that no ferry would be over
for another hour or maybe three and so,
things being as they...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wisdom, confusion, ireland, journey, people,

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Minimums
by Bernard Chan

“Minimums”, 
the onboard computer announces.
A couple of hundred feet of air left between 
runway and plane.

For pilots, decision time.

Land, 
or abort, go around.

Commit,
or not.

Kudos to...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wisdom, analogy, confusion, flying, future,

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A pragmatic VP
by Gershon Wolf
A pragmatic VP named Mike Pence
Exhibits uncommon common sense--
   Stays out of Trump's way
   Lives another day--
Careful not to give or...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: political, psychological, wisdom,

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DESERVE
by Lifes Tapestry
DESERVE

Deserve- that in which we use to critique our life's ways
a way to hold back our existence 
to project a negative
and cease the positive intake

Deserve...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wisdom,

Men are not dogs
by JP Thomas
Life is not as cryptic as it sometimes seems
I watched a dog the other day sniffing around the garden
Sniffing here sniffing there
Redundance I figured
But then...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wisdom, animal, character, dog, future,

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Old Man
by Wren Rushing
You are an old soul in a fast paced world,
 as time goes on your wisdom unfurls. 
Each line on your face marks experiences gleaned,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: grandparents, wisdom,

Under the surface
by bella Holt
I am sitting on my couch
Dreaming of the outside
To others an ordinary slouch
To me an indescribable ride

I see colors and sights
Nature and magic and hope
I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wisdom, dream, how i feel,

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Preacher E Lye
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Preacher E. Lye



He wears his white collar backwards
Piggy attenuated pagan wives’ tale
say the trigger Finger Man
has snake eyes in the back of his head

Got a...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: evil, violence, wisdom, word

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a human time machine
by cs parker
362
I have become
A human 
Time machine
Whatever
Happened to
Things as
They seem
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, wisdom,

Time Outside The Bottle
by Joe DiMino
I think more of Time
Outside The Bottle:

Oh, I know the song,
and the natural impulse
to capture joy
for eternity,

but more I sense
a greater loss
without the freedom…

For joy...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wisdom, abuse, addiction, desire, devotion,

Truth Is
by Eric Nelson Manley Shelman
Truth Is...

Truth is whatever you want it to be!
Truth can be both or neither conceptual and perceptual!
Truth can be both or neither objective and subjective!
Truth...

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List | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wisdom, allusion, analogy, deep, humorous,

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Sons of Nimrod
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Mount the dead animal head
above your mantle stone fireplace
Lay your nude body upon
the grizzly rug of this death skin

Likewise, with safari determination, 
you hunt the...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: imagery, slam, truth, wisdom,

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Exhumed
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Digging up buried bones of the past,
formaldehyde memories ... crypt debris
Re-examining works long dead,
suspicions placed once again
under the microscope

Detect an exhumed lie,
skeletal remains 
of a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, longing, truth, wisdom,

Rooms to Grow
by Colette Dright
There are rooms in my home where I seek Your inner peace
There are rooms in my home where my worries I release
There is something about...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: change, growth, wisdom,

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Rooster Socks Parental Prayer
by Carol Connell
Uncomfortable conversations
       like putting socks
              ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wisdom, child, growing up, parents,

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The Wise Cheese
by Barry Stebbings
The Wise Cheese 


      An old and mature cheese of very great age,

     Considered among cheeses...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nonsense, silly, wisdom,

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the now of ZEN
by John lawless
the now of Zen
enlightenments surprise
embrace the chaos


©10/16/2018

for - ZEN Poetry Contest
sponsor – Line Gauthier
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: wisdom,