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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. 
Ephemeral World
No mortal should be fooled by the worlds ephemeral splender, have people lost their souls? or just unable to feel Sonder. Modest the kindful may seem, but be aware of what kindness may render. Tempting the world maybe,...Read the rest...
Categories: world, conflict, confusion, death, destiny,
Form: Rhyme



Shape Shifting Soul
The universal, eternal Atman, the endless soul Resides in me as my breath, and makes me a single whole. As the breath of the almighty, it is born without sin. It drives, as a life changer, the physique...Read the rest...
Categories: body, death, life, world,
Form: Rhyme
Hollow Body
Let me cry let me weep Let roll down tears from painful eyes I am living alone nobody is with me you left me alone in desolate way you went away without traces of feet This world ask me to...Read the rest...
Categories: world, cry, deep, depression, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Lonely Drifter
The walls are made with dollar bills They're paper thin and made for thrills Drifting at sea without wind at my sails I'm boozing on ales and lamenting the ails And there might be a storm brewing But I'm focused...Read the rest...
Categories: world, how i feel, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poetry Soup - A New World
A hospitable host for the poets all over Decorated with the festoons of poems Disseminating the aroma of knowledge With eye-feasting and insightful portraits Serene and sweet music of audio clippings Ragas of divergent genres with positive...Read the rest...
Categories: happy, world,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Choosing A Genuine Leader
Choosing a genuine leader Is a dauntingly difficult task To constitutionally ask Uninformed voters To vote their conscience. Such a practice defies science And natural common sense. That too many followers lack And where criminals hack The convoluted system With a simple leaf Of a fragile...Read the rest...
Categories: world, america, betrayal, fire, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
Shadows Of What Used To Be
The silhouettes are all that remain: There is nothing left of them But the memories that have faded over the years. From generation to generation, The stories were passed down, But now they are forgotten; no one knows them anymore. So...Read the rest...
Categories: world, death, in memoriam, memorial,
Form: Free verse
Mulligatawny - Poetry Soup
Mulligatawny, soup for you, Uniquely, peppered, seasoned through, Lots of ingredients, we might use, Lentils, a mustard seed or two, Interesting flavours, we might choose, Garlic, chillies, tamarind too, Adapting, finding, something new, Trial and error, tastes good, it's true, Always learning,...Read the rest...
Categories: world, appreciation, food, imagery, poetry,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member June 6, 2024
Four-score years ago, the youth of Allied Armies stormed Normandy's shore; Men in the December of their years returned today recalling the gore of war. They wept at comrades graves who freely gave their all on that...Read the rest...
Categories: world war ii,
Form: Rhyme
Thankful
I watch as the sky around me fades to black The day turning itself into night I watch the stars sprinkle themselves into the dark sky Wondering if they rows of stars ever have an end As I dig...Read the rest...
Categories: world, age, friendship, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thirst-quenching Poetry Soup
A community of poets, from all over the world, with cultures, beliefs, and faiths, though different, can participate in this contest contributing their viewpoints. As a common platform, it treats amateur, professional, famous and budding poets alike. Inspired by the flawless...Read the rest...
Categories: 5th grade, poets, world,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Eyes Fiddle, World Burns
~ Eyes Fiddle, World Burns ~ While Putin waves the nuclear wand It's Gaza and Lebanon all eyes are on...Read the rest...
Categories: america, international, perspective, world,
Form: Couplet
From the Bones of the Dead
The poppies grow where the bodies lay. They grow out of their skulls; Out of bullet holes and discarded limbs— Anything is their home. And in this brutal massacre, A young poppy seed finds solace: Somewhere to grow old. The poppies reach...Read the rest...
Categories: world, death, flower, remember, remembrance
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Earth
Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. Rachel Carson Earth shows off it's evergreen trees, a home to the yellow bumble bees. In the winter...Read the rest...
Categories: world, beauty, green, river, tree,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member AI
I am the new robot, do you want to guess what. I will change your life, better take it in strife. Now I can't be caught....Read the rest...
Categories: world, creation, fear, giggle, hello,
Form: Limerick

Specific Types of 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.

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