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Witness Poems - Poems about Witness

Witness Poems - Examples of all types of poems about witness 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 witness.
Premium Member I CANNOT HEAR YOU
...I CANNOT HEAR YOU I cannot hear you in the noise of traffic Among busy, fretting crowds, Unaware of the still, calm presence Of Mother Earth who bore her children To be cognizant of her natur......Read More
Categories: witness, corruption, creation, earth day,
Form: Free verse

made from love
..."made from love" take not for granted what we see and hear gifts God made for mankind made from love entries of land sea sky and animals too claimed whole or alone from God are true skies of......Read More
Categories: witness, appreciation, celebration, faith, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member O Flock of Birds
...Several years ago, you stopped by here for a feast. I was not here to witness your presence, but family members living here sent us pictures. And they spoke of your symmetrical moves and your orch......Read More
Categories: witness, bird, seasons, winter,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Sitting with Koans
... "Sitting with Koans" Zazen sits zafu'd in the zendo with the poetic monkey minds echoing the sound of two hands clapping producing sound bites bitten like Bottice......Read More
Categories: witness, muse,
Form: Free verse
... sunrise or moonrise poet contemplating life poetry witness ......Read More
Categories: witness, allegory, allusion, appreciation, metaphor,
Form: Haiku

...Court I took the Universe to court For what I thought it did wrong I put the Universe on trial So I could sing my victim song How it set up an elaborate plan Gave me a false sense of pride ......Read More
Categories: witness, conflict, encouraging, forgiveness, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member With Murder as Its Name
...One day I was a witness to a Murder, a gang of crows devouring blood remains of roadkill that some car had torn asunder. A flock of crows, with Murder as its name. For moments I observed these ......Read More
Categories: witness, bird, murder, nature,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Shrouded
... "Shrouded" found in the humanity not in the divinity many pilates wash their hands of this long enough for the clouds to descend then rise fly away ......Read More
Categories: witness, dark, light, love, muse,
Form: Free verse
...Scars Phantom pain from the senseless skin a body's memory of hurt a heart's witness to healing White lines - dead, inert Scars Stories of pain and recovery The body is well but the mind sti......Read More
Categories: witness, hurt,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member my daughter
...she crossed my threshold and went to his house, my only daughter, wed and his dear spouse, a girl once, a beautiful woman now, history is witness to fresh new love, said “he is my husband, I love......Read More
Categories: witness, best friend, daughter, devotion,
Form: Rhyme
...I would rather B Easy in God Than B hard tough boastful in pride, overbearing, tough in a negative way, in a gang, Violent abusive disrespectful within? Mankind's righteously no......Read More
Categories: witness, analogy, appreciation, engagement, forgiveness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member MY HUMAN SPIRIT
... Blest to worship amidst granted stewardship My human spirit* abides in God’s fellowship For freedom-fulfillment against selfish aim Prevailing as victor over carnal fame. When terror......Read More
Categories: witness, blessing, christian, faith, god,
Form: Quatrain
Obsequies for a Queen
...(Elizabeth II 1926-2022) Are we - crow, blackbird, sparrow - aware of what's occurring? We cannot tell, they assume, but gape and gaze from up here. This is a land with a new monarc......Read More
Categories: witness, city, color, death, grave,
Form: Free verse
Privilege Exposes Self
...T’was “a day that will live in infamy” January sixth twenty twenty-one “The Other America” waved its flag Her darker brothers witness the privilege On a daily basis throughout their lives When t......Read More
Categories: witness, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A hoary man
...A man with a hoary-haired head From shining black to innocent white Carrying wisdom and experiences Is the man to live with history Which can't be tampered and distorted His life carries the evi......Read More
Categories: witness, pride, thanks, war, wisdom,
Form: Free verse

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