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In this page, poems on / about “life” are listed.
  • 1.

    If you can keep your head when all about you
    Are losing theirs and blaming it on you;
    If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you,
    But make allowance for their doubting too: read more »

  • 2.
    Preface To A Twenty Volume Suicide Note

    Lately, I've become accustomed to the way
    The ground opens up and envelopes me
    Each time I go out to walk the dog.
    Or the broad edged silly music the wind read more »

  • 3.
    Still I Rise

    You may write me down in history
    With your bitter, twisted lies,
    You may tread me in the very dirt
    But still, like dust, I'll rise. read more »

  • 4.
    Out, Out

    The buzz-saw snarled and rattled in the yard
    And made dust and dropped stove-length sticks of wood,
    Sweet-scented stuff when the breeze drew across it.
    And from there those that lifted eyes could count read more »

  • 5.
    What I Am

    Fred Sanford's on at 12
    & I'm standing in the express lane (cash only)
    about to buy Head & Shoulders
    the white people shampoo, no one knows read more »

  • 6.
    Changing Everything

    I was walking again
    in the woods,
    a yellow light
    was sifting all I saw. read more »

  • 7.
    Sunflower Sutra

    I walked on the banks of the tincan banana dock and sat down under the huge shade of a Southern Pacific locomotive to look for the sunset over the box house hills and cry.

    Jack Kerouac sat beside me on a busted rusty iron pole, companion, we thought the same thoughts of the soul, bleak and blue and sad-eyed, surrounded by the gnarled steel roots of trees of machinery. read more »

  • 8.

    Life has loveliness to sell,
    All beautiful and splendid things,
    Blue waves whitened on a cliff,
    Soaring fire that sways and sings, read more »

  • 9.
    The Road Not Taken

    Two roads diverged in a yellow wood,
    And sorry I could not travel both
    And be one traveler, long I stood
    And looked down one as far as I could read more »

  • 10.
    The Windhover

    I CAUGHT this morning morning’s minion, king-
    dom of daylight’s dauphin, dapple-dawn-drawn Falcon, in his riding
    Of the rolling level underneath him steady air, and striding read more »

  • 11.
    Faint Music

    Maybe you need to write a poem about grace.

    When everything broken is broken,
    and everything dead is dead, read more »

  • 12.
    In the Desert

    In the desert
    I saw a creature, naked, bestial,
    who, squatting upon the ground,
    Held his heart in his hands, read more »

New Life Poems

  1. Life boat, Gangadharan nair Pulingat..
  2. The Poet, Terry Dawson
  3. Villanelle: Live with the borrowed lives.., T (no first name) Wignesan
  4. The light of my Life, Alvin Word Speaker Tatlhego
  5. SPICES OF LIFE, Philo Yan
  6. At That Moment All Ugliness was Undone., Akhtar Jawad
  7. A Hardworking Wind, Terry Dawson
  8. Life is not to play trick - Life is, gajanan mishra
  9. LIFE AND LOVE, Solomon Bright Dankwa
  10. The Skeleton Coast, Terry Dawson
  11. Balance, Terry Dawson
  12. Natural harmony, ramesh rai
  13. LIFE IS?, Khanya Mgwebi
  14. Transformation, Amitava Sur
  15. The Life, Peter Hall
  16. My Life Your Life, Monty Alexander Osenotse
  17. Without You..! ! !, Asma Riaz Khan
  18. life in the heart of, Nikhil Parekh
  19. life means more, Nikhil Parekh
  20. Life, It's Precious!, Clarence Prince
  21. Life Means, Somanathan Iyer
  22. The Tree Of Life, Heather Burns
  23. My Love Life, Roilynn brown
  24. Solitude, Terry Dawson
  25. Against Wrongs Done Me, Terry Dawson
  26. Heaven, Mark R Slaughter
  27. Life, Oh Life, Matthias Pantaleon
  28. Life, sammie kelley
  29. What is Life?, Yohann Dafeu
  30. Life is, Mayo mayo
  31. Love And Hate, sallam yassin
  32. Life, Juanecia Thompson
  33. True Warrior Of Life, Teboho petrus ntaita
  34. Life Taught Me, Kesihanna McKenzie
  35. Life, William Ramirez
  36. Life Is Bright, Umasree Raghunath
  37. A Living Realization, Dr. Madan Gandhi
  38. Sex and Love, ramesh rai
  39. I've seen life, Harsh Mishra
  40. Common Is Death, gajanan mishra
  41. Shadow Mask Or Ghost Life?, Terence G. Craddock (aftergl ..
  42. Life, Bryan Juarez
  43. Way Of Life, Lalitha Neelapu
  44. Falling., Andrew Hinds
  45. Life Is A Sailing Ship, Toshie Nohara
  46. Unsaturated Nature - I, ramesh rai
  47. Hide and Seek, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  48. Chasing Sorrows, ramesh rai
  49. Marriage(Divine Relation), binod bastola
  50. A Stonecrossed Grave (A Poem in Remembra.., Terry Dawson
  51. Life, Anamta Ali Pasha
  52. Life Questions, Russell Nero
  53. CYCLES ENCIRCLING ME, Ofentse Mercy Hajane
  54. You and I, Aanuoluwa Adebanjo
  55. Senryu Life's Highway, Heather Burns
  56. Senryu Gathering Fragments, Heather Burns
  57. Life, Thendo dennis Mpuru
  58. Life Goes On, Tirupathi Chandrupatla
  59. All Our Life We Are Losing Our Lives As .., Shalom Freedman
  60. Present Is a Gift, Rohit Sapra
  61. Yesterdays Sorrow, Heather Burns
  62. Senryu Risky Business, Heather Burns
  63. Life, Ahmad Sajid Udash kobi
  64. Talk Please, Joseph Jayakumar
  65. Super Nova (a star is born), Udiah (witness to Yah)
  66. Life is a beauty, gajanan mishra
  67. A New Beginning, Heather Burns
  68. To drink, gajanan mishra
  69. Life, Angel Izquierdo
  70. Senryu Sea Of Life, Heather Burns
  71. Marriage, sallam yassin
  72. Beat The Odds, Karae Brown
  73. No Love No Life, gajanan mishra
  74. Essence of life, ramesh rai
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