15+ Blunt Poems About Ignorance: Open Your Eyes

A lot has been said about knowledge, but what about ignorance? We all know that feeling. That frustrating, hopeless sensation that comes with trying to get through to someone who just doesn’t want to listen.

From the desperation of trying to be heard to the moments of crippling defeat, these poems look at how ignorance can manifest in our lives and how it can be destructive. So let’s jump right in!

What Are The Best Poems About Ignorance?


Ignorance is bliss, or so they say. But when it comes to our ignorance, it’s hard to be content. We want to know more, learn more, and grow our understanding of the world around us. 

Whether we’re ignoring the signs around us or blindly following someone else’s lead, ignorance can be dangerous. But it’s also something that we can overcome with awareness and understanding.

This collection of poems about ignorance is just a tiny sampling of the many ways that poets have explored this topic over the years. Is there one that speaks to you in particular? Share it with us in the poetry community.

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