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World Poems

Read wonderful world poetry on the following sub-topics: beauty, changing, day, end of the, hope, issues, out of this, peace, population, problems, war, we live in, and more. Read a definition and example (where appropriate).

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List of New Poems

PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Beautiful Smile John Crowe I do not know? world, beautiful, islamic, love, racism,
Dreams of tomorrow Les Oldfield I do not know? world, england, flower, inspirational, war,
the government complex tamer hossam ABC world, betrayal, earth, future, political,
Into the casms of dark matter T.I.R.O. JY Dramatic Verse world, absence, anxiety, appreciation, life,
Premium Member Poem Prime Time Perpetua Steven Delauder Free verse world, dark, god, love, planet,
Premium Member Poem HELL NOT SO Muhammad Safa Thajudeen Blank verse character, heaven, world,
Premium Member Poem Earning our Urn Anthony Slausin Free verse america, social, world,
Premium Member Poem SAINT PATRICK'S DAY Demetrios Trifiatis Senryu green, world,
A Woman Kai Toth Lyric world, deep, endurance, for her,
there is no god john bogard Verse god, world,
god gave them john bogard Verse world, god, life, pollution, pride,
fiery skies tamer hossam ABC world, allegory, art, discrimination, humanity,
Aspirations Michael Robinson Rhyme world, analogy, caregiving, dedication, deep,
Climate Change Joe DiMino Free verse world, christian, environment, people, perspective,
Premium Member Poem IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY: LXXIV T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue world, education, graduation, prison, religion,
Premium Member Poem No Comfort Gary Smith Rhyme death, loss, world war
A Flawed Portrait Wieslaw Musialowski Free verse life, philosophy, world,
Premium Member Poem Enola Gay Dennis Spilchuk Verse world, education, history, usa, war,
Fragments of Consciousness Joe DiMino Free verse world, introspection, people, perspective, philosophy,
Here with life Gajanan Mishra Free verse world, art, fate, men, moon,
Burning Earth Haxer Ling Free verse world, death, earth, meaningful, planet,
Hopeless Maria Sharon Moemise Free verse confusion, depression, life, world,
Coffee House Blues Nash Benedict Free verse world, business, life, money, people,
Changing The World Joe DiMino Free verse world, analogy, emotions, introspection, journey,
Whats in a name AKSHAYA MADHU Free verse i am, judgement, world,
Fliepperty Flopperty World George Stanworth Rhyme world, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
This Day That Speaks of the Suffering Lillian Lam Free verse corruption, evil, sad, world,
World Beast of Hate robin davis Rhyme fear, grief, heartbreak, world,
No neighborly love any more robin davis Rhyme world, evil, hate, recovery from,
Crime is Causing Chaos and Fear robin davis Rhyme world, anger, child, fear, recovery
5 senses beauty robin davis Rhyme world, appreciation, beauty, earth, senses,
Premium Member Poem Einstein's Brain Dennis Spilchuk Quatrain world, america, education, history, science,
DID WE NOTICE Thomas Theophilus Verse life, time, wisdom, world,
ACRONYMS IN POETRY Brian Pierre-Alexander Acrostic world, funny, humor, humorous, imagination,
CLOUD KINGDOM Brian Pierre-Alexander Enclosed Rhyme world, fantasy, heaven, journey, travel,
YOUR WORLD MY WORLD Brian Pierre-Alexander Free verse world, anger, discrimination, earth, hate,
Premium Member Poem Man in the Moon Sandra Weiss Nonet world, friend, light, moon, smile,
Premium Member Poem EARTH DAY Line Gauthier Free verse world, abuse, appreciation, earth day,
Baby,Baby Heather Angel Ballade world, baby, crazy, happy, heart,
A world 2 Kevon Worrell Rhyme world, blue, earth, for teens,
Rise Ojingiri Hannah Enclosed Rhyme world, courage, planet, race, strength,
Poem 3 Parker Channell Free verse world, anxiety, bible, christian, confidence,
SOMETIMES Harry Biosah Prose Poetry art, life, world,
Premium Member Poem TOLERANCE Muhammad Safa Thajudeen Blank verse change, destiny, fate, world,
Comprehension is For Comfort Michael Thomas Free verse world, allah, anger, god, inspiration,
Two men made a difference T.I.R.O. JY Free verse world, care, caregiving, change, dedication,
REVENGE TIME Sahaj Sabharwal Rhyme world, 11th grade, death, hate,
Sunlight Gerald Legister Free verse world, imagery, light, summer, sunshine,
An Answer Wieslaw Musialowski Free verse world, homework, life, mother, riddle,
Three word poem Wendy Watson Acrostic world,

About This Page

World Poems. Above are examples of poems about worlds. This list of world poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of 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, famous, and modern examples of world poetry. This list of works about the world is an excellent resource for examples of how to write world poems. 

World Poem Example

Disposable Wisdom

Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride swallowed to remain independent
Large, sunken eyes peered from her weathered face
Her late spouse a decorated hero
Annie’s lifestyle a national disgrace

More enlightened cultures all over the world
Have revered their seniors throughout history
Asians and Native Americans
Are just two who honor their ancestry

Polynesians, other Pacific tribes
Respect the wisdom that comes with age
Seniors are welcome in family homes
But here in the states they’re placed in a cage

Bone-thin Annie Lesley chose to be free
Amazing neighbors with her endurance
When social services tried to intervene
She fought with remarkable resilience

Old photos on walls told many great tales
But only purring Tibby was listening
Each morning she rose to care for her cat
Until the day that Tibby went missing

In tears she claimed he must have been poisoned
Though in cat years he was older than she
Each day she sat by the window, staring
Awaiting the homecoming of Tibby

She’d been abandoned by society
Lost in the world’s most “progressive” nation
For sacrificing her spouse in World War II	
Annie received little compensation

This widowed war bride never had children
Her mate had met his fate in Normandy
Posthumous awards she dusted each day
Annie’s life was defined by loyalty

To a man and a cat who never came home
And the vigil she kept all alone
Ended quietly one warm summer night
When an angel came to take Annie home

With a can of cat food in hand when found
Annie had nothing else to eat in her house
This is the way a veteran’s wife died
And tear stains had blemished her faded blouse

Although seniors’ wisdom is heeded
In societies that grow from history
Too many like Annie lead lonely lives
Wisdom untapped, they die in poverty

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