Sometimes, our zodiac sign can affect our reality in more ways than we can imagine. After all, the stars can have a cosmic power that can alter the energy around us. Not just that, you can also feel connected to your zodiac, if you really want to. One of the best ways is to read more about your zodiac sign, so that you can embrace it instead of taking it for granted. If you have a creative soul, then you are up for a treat. We have come up with some selected poems for you, based on your zodiac sign. I’m sure that these words will help you overcome the darkest of hours and embrace the light in you at the same time. No matter what situation you are in right now, these poems will certainly inspire you to be who you are.
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- Aries (March 21st – April 19th)
Aries is the first sign in the zodiac and is ruled by Mars. This is what makes them bold, independent, and a natural leader. Though, there is also a softer side of Aries that they can explore through music and art. Here’s a poem by Francesca Woodman that would depict your truest essence.
I feel like I am floating in plasma
I need a teacher or a lover
I need someone to risk being involved with me.
I am so vain
and I am so masochistic.
How can they coexist?
– Francesca Woodman
- Taurus (April 20th – May 20th)
Taurus is not only one of the strongest signs in the zodiac, but they are also the most dependable as well. They are connected to the earth and have a different perspective to the world around them. Since they have the element of the earth, they can be a little stubborn at times. Though, they have a heart of gold and will always stay loyal to their friends and family. The following poem by Clementine Von Radics will help you explore this gentle side of yours.
“I am not the first person you loved.
You are not the first person I looked at
with a mouthful of forevers…
This is how we heal.
I will kiss you like forgiveness. You
will hold me like I’m hope…
And I will not be afraid
of your scars…”
– Clementine Von Radics
- Gemini (May 21st – June 20th)
The twins are undoubtedly one of the most misunderstood and the powerful signs of the all. While you might be labeled as the “Heartbreaker”, the truth is that you would have been hurt many times before. Contrary to the popular stereotype of duality, Geminis hate wearing a mask. You have the power of the air and can’t cease to be confined in boundaries. This is why the following poem by the legendary Maya Angelou should be your next read.
“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…
Does my haughtiness offend you?
Don’t you take it awful hard
‘Cause I laugh like I’ve got gold mines
Diggin’ in my own back yard.
You may shoot me with your words,
You may cut me with your eyes,
You may kill me with your hatefulness,
But still, like air, I’ll rise…”
– Maya Angelou
- Cancer (June 21st – July 22nd)
The water sign is known for its intuition and sixth sense, making them quite mysterious. Most of the Cancerians are empaths and are extremely compassionate about the people around them. From being an introvert who wants to be on their own the whole day to being a sanctuary for their friends, you can be so many things at once. That’s why this dynamic poem would be extremely meaningful to you.
I am the wound and the knife!
I am the slap and the cheek!
I am the limbs and the rack,
And the victim and the executioner!
I am the vampire of my own heart.
– Charles Baudelaire
- Leo (July 23rd – August 22nd)
It is a known fact how fierce Leos can be at times. While they are pretty outgoing, they also find peace in themselves. They are natural leaders and are mostly trusted by others. Nevertheless, they often find themselves alone fighting some of their toughest battles. If you want to read one of the most unforgettable poems for you, then give this Buddy Wakefield’s viral sensation a go.
“We are not funeral homes
with propane tanks in our windows
lookin’ like cemeteries.
Cemeteries are just the Earth’s way of not letting go.
I’m new to this,
but I have seen nearly every city from a rooftop
I have realized that the moon
did not have to be full for us to love it,
that we are not tragedies
stranded here beneath it…”
– Buddy Wakefield’s
- Virgo (August 23rd – September 22nd)
Virgos have one of the sharpest minds out there and are mostly known for their analytical skills. Apart from being loyal and compassionate, they are extremely practical as well. Although Virgo is an earth sign, they often seek the approval of the people around them. Here’s something different for you to read.
That I manage badly,
Manage badly but live gloriously,
That I leave traces of myself in my songs,
That I appeared to you in waking dreams.
– Anna Akhmatova
- Libra (September 23rd – October 22nd)
The air sign is represented by a scale, which ideally means peace and justice – the two virtues you stand for all the time. You are quite diplomatic when it comes to making the biggest decisions in your life. Though, when it comes to love, you often feel misinterpreted and deceived. This masterpiece by Ocean Vuong will capture your heart’s craving for sure.
“don’t be afraid.
The end of the road is so far ahead
it is already behind us.
Don’t worry. Your father is only your father
until one of you forgets. Like how the spine
won’t remember its wings
no matter how many times our knees
kiss the pavement…
get up. The most beautiful part of your body
is where it’s headed. & remember,
loneliness is still time spent
with the world…”
– Ocean Vuong
- Scorpio (October 23rd – November 21st)
Just like Cancer, Scorpios also share the element of water and are known for their intuition. They are extremely passionate and stubborn. Though, when the time is right, they can be brave and lead a whole team. While you have an intense depth, you often feel a little lost and confused. The following words by Wendy Xu will certainly give you some inspiration.
It is easy for a person to think
themselves into a forest. Nighttime
or otherwise, then think about when
the object of your desire
is also the object
of your disgust.
Now we’re getting somewhere.
– Wendy Xu
- Sagittarius (November 22nd – December 21st)
You are one of the most optimistic people who always see the glass half-full. You are known for your open heart and a generous attitude. While you want to seek the true meaning of life, you want to have an adventure along the way as well. Here’s something for your deep soul that you would love to read.
“When your body smiles,
your back doesn’t need lifting from its monoamine-deprived
slouch; your nose carries its pride higher to meet the head
you’re always leaving in the clouds –
your daydreams are creamier,
waterfall-fresh out of peace…
when your body smiles, your shoulders
straighten to let your wishbones kiss
before they pressure-drop your lungs
with more chestfuls that they can take
like your first
effort; the ache to remember
what it is to be alive,
is just as beautiful today…”
- Capricorn (December 22nd – January 19th)
Capricorns are known for their disciplined and serious approach towards life. You are an old soul and you find meaning in the simplest of things around you. While there is nothing wrong with being a workaholic, why not just take some time out and feel the breeze.
Call me rough, ill-tempered, slovenly— I tell you,
every tenderness I have ever known
has been nothing
but thwarted violence, an ache
so permanent and deep, the lightest touch
awakens it … It is impossible
to care enough.
– Rita Dove
- Aquarius (January 20th – February 18th)
The air element of Aquarians makes them natural humanitarians. You just want to make the world a better place and never hesitate in helping others. Too many times, while looking out for others, you often forget about yourself. Here are some inspiring words by Sade Andria Zabala that will define the chaos in your mind way too perfectly.
“I have the skin of two different boys
under my fingernails.
My mother tells me to clean them out when
I realize my thighs still ache from
all the ways he made me fold
underneath him and maybe
I like myself being
just a little bit
Is it wrong of me to want, darling?
Is it wrong of me to leave?
Today in the shower I washed you out of my hair,
but I leave my nails undone.
I sharpen my tongue.
I file my teeth.”
– Andria Zabala
- Pisces (February 19th – March 20th)
Pisces has a strong element of duality, making this water sign mutable. You are extremely empathetic and can literally put yourself in someone else’s shoes. You are quite creative and often find yourself looking out for others. Truth to be told – you need someone to cheer for you as well. The following thoughtful words should be read by every Pisces to get some inspiration.
“Be courageous when the mind deceives you be courageous
in the final account only this is important
and let your helpless Anger be like the sea…
and do not forgive truly it is not in your power
to forgive in the name of those betrayed at dawn
beware however of unnecessary pride
keep looking at your clown’s face in the mirror
repeat: I was called – weren’t there better ones than I…”
– Zbigniew Herbert
I’m sure you must have felt better after reading these handpicked poems for you. Sometimes, all it takes to heal us from our pain or inspire us to achieve greatness are a few simple words. Feel free to read some other poems as well about your zodiac that would inspire you to embrace your sign. You never know – you might end up stumbling upon something that would give a new meaning to your life. Though, if you do – remember to share it with us as well!
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