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World Poems | Examples of World Poetry

World Poems - Examples of all types of world poetry to share and read. This list of world poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. The beauty of our planet is incredible; however, the issues associated with this society are mounting. We hope that the world will become a better place and we write poetry about this hope, as well as, the reality of life in this world.Read short, long, best, and famous examples of world poetry. This list of works about the world is an excellent resource for examples of how to write world poems. 
Its sundown, the day’s been reduced to a crack of lavender and fiery pinks along the Massif des Maures mountains. This evening we’re sipping cocktails at “Les Toits,” the Hôtel de Paris’ rooftop restaurant. The...Read More
Categories: world, beach, drink, teen, travel,
Form: Free verse

It does not belong to us
Nature knows it’s hold on me. Nature speaks and I hear it talk to me. The kestrel’s head dead still on prey. The heron statue until a snack comes it’s way. Watch a dipper dance in a splash of...Read More
Categories: world, appreciation, bird, care, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On Unity
If I set this to music the words don’t quite fit And if I tweak the lyrics the music’s unknit Unity may be beyond human ken Divided we’ve fallen, again and again… ...Read More
Categories: humanity, music, together, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member War Drums
war drums pounding dirge `peace, peace, when there is no peace' quicksilver madness 6/20/2022 Based on Jeremiah 6:14 Image created by Mark Toney on using iOS Big Sur Wallpaper...Read More
Categories: conflict, peace, war, world,
Form: Senryu
Sedimentary Ambitions
Many think of time as pendulums and gears, cycling spheres; orbiting around, sun-ups and sun downs; I once painted a clown-face for the moon, not in a mood to tone-fully crone – my co-artist thought me some non-romantic loon –...Read More
Categories: world, character, environment, humorous, life,
Form: Free verse

Saša Milivojev THE GREAT DYING THE PESTILENCE It’s raining snake venom from the clear blue skies, millions of bacteria, stench of excrement, genes of mice and rats, lead powder dust, quicksilver droplets, on the planet of the “reptiles” piles of human corpses. They poisoned God no...Read More
Categories: sad, violence, war, world,
Form: Epic
Saša Milivojev THE STRANGER (Weary of World’s Pain) Stranger to the audience. Stranger in the community and the family. A stranger to one’s own mother, A shadow to one’s own shadow, A foreigner in the country of one’s own, in every land he...Read More
Categories: world, cry, inspiration, poetry, poets,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The World I Find
It’s a cold, cruel world out there I’ve heard such words, meant to scare Yet when inside my home, in here with family dear there is no fear Life is tough, and then you die ...Read More
Categories: family, life, sweet, world,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Greatest Good Deed
Perhaps the greatest good deed the world so urgently needs Neglected act of crystal clarity ...Read More
Categories: care, world,
Form: Couplet
As a kid walking round the school corridors I'd get people eyeing me a lot, open doors As they try and look at my white skin And marvel at my skin For I was different I got picked...Read More
Categories: world, beauty, endurance, sympathy, truth,
Form: Rhyme
My Pen
My Pen Every step I take leaves behind a footprint upon this white canvas. It is an all white planet. Every move I make is volcanic. Leaving behind only ashes. The land has vanished. I ran down to the south, up...Read More
Categories: world, adventure, art, life, peace,
Form: Free verse
Your word is taken into consideration, while left and lead with false information, pulling, under pressure fighting for admission, forced under supervision. Tactics were found, ammunition is released figures don’t meet. All in my own...Read More
Categories: world, courage, fear, identity, integrity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member born in the thermals
What is born in the thermals of a barren land A spiral of destruction sublime (I feel its power seeping into the ground) Across the seas, it comes with fury With no conscious thought, it gives to its wake It...Read More
Categories: world, adventure, allegory, analogy, angst,
Form: Free verse
The Bunny
I heard the squeals, the screams, the high pitched shrieks that sounded almost human in their agony which pierced me like razor blades slashing my soul as I searched for their source turning to see a...Read More
Categories: world, animal, cat, death, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It Certainly Would
When the wisest man in the world said "It would be a tragic shame if ever The Great Forest were to be reduced To a small clump of trees." Everyone, without exception, answered "It certainly would." So when The Great...Read More
Categories: world, environment, life, nature, planet,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of World Poems

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