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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Why Schreuder , Hendri Free verse africa, anger, corruption, environment, poverty, society,
On The Road To The Poorhouse Reese, Charles Iambic Pentameter poverty,
Generational Crush Taylor, Sophie Verse class, culture, family, identity, poverty, slavery,
Divided Indeed Martin, Mike Verse poverty, satire,
Premium Member Poem POVERTY ROONEY, RADICAL Dramatic Verse poverty,
Premium Member Poem I long for the day One, Silent Free verse culture, death, life, love, poverty,
Premium Member Poem AND I'M HUNGRY FOR YOU Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Haibun absence, children, desire, feelings, poverty, sad,
Premium Member Poem Redemption Howl Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse betrayal, birth, forgiveness, freedom, poverty, power,
Excess Jax, A. Free verse childhood, food, memory, poverty,
My State Of Birth johnson, curtis Acrostic birth, courage, desire, destiny, poverty, racism,
Train Tracks johnson, curtis Prose adventure, childhood, children, games, poverty,
Tempests may come Flick, Joanna Free verse appreciation, city, faith, god, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Hunger Management Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse growth, philosophy, political, poverty, power, society,
Poverty Deremer, Pam I do not know? poverty,
Premium Member Poem FEW DIMES FOR A MEAL onclaud, nette Rhyme poverty,
Fake Rodriguez, Jonathan Free verse dark, depression, loneliness, love, poverty, smile,
Premium Member Poem DECEPTION Trifiatis, Demetrios Free verse poverty,
SAD EYES Food-Can't live with it can't live without it Gutierrez, Stephanie ABC poverty,
Premium Member Poem Will Work for Food holmes, peter Verse poverty,
Abbotts Legacy - Killing humanity Eggins, Jayne Free verse abuse, anger, children, fear, poverty,
Finding a Home Gilbert, Aidan Rhyme emotions, hurt, identity, lonely, poverty, sad,
Premium Member Poem Born without the silver spoon Tesfaye, Haile I do not know? inspiration, inspirational, life, poverty, wisdom,
Human Trafficking spagnola, jill Diamante poverty, prison,
One Nation Concise, Mike List poverty, power,
My Block Hernandez, William Free verse addiction, growing up, poverty, society, urban, violence,
Poverty Almonds, Francesca Free verse poverty,
MINORS AS MINERS Hargreaves, Tony Alliteration poverty, social, work,
Humans McLeod, Trevor Quatrain poverty, self, social, success,
Give us this day Ward, Julia Verse poverty, prayer,
You're a Strange Animal Jenkins, Greg ABC poverty, power,
A Merciless Life Denton, Robert Pantoum bangla, corruption, death, poverty, psychological,
A BATTLE FOR SURVIVAL NYAGA, LEWIS Narrative poverty, pride, work,
You don't want to go down there nnoli, richard Epic absence, abuse, africa, conflict, poverty, power,
Premium Member Poem Do you hear my call One, Silent Verse poverty,
Home Less Worthington, Drew Free verse abuse, america, anger, grief, poverty, solitude,
The old cotton mill Broadbent, Robert Couplet poverty, work,
Locker Room James, Samuel Pantoum anxiety, gender, identity, political, poverty, pride, work,
Belated Acclaim relish, poesy Free verse poverty, tribute, wisdom, write,
Premium Member Poem The World and I Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse humor, identity, math, political, poverty, society, world,
Poverty Valdez, John Free verse analogy, anger, destiny, grief, poverty, race,
Not Enough White, Harley Lyric absence, desire, fairy, fantasy, poverty, song,
POVERTY Mutshidzi, Ndou Elegy poverty,
Red Nose Day Snyder, Troy Rhyme poverty, smile,
Curbside Motel Gifford, Darlene Haiku poverty, rain, sleep,
Premium Member Poem The Old Gate-Keeper Mandraki, Ligella Free verse poverty,
Premium Member Poem Profiting from poverty Tesfaye, Haile Rhyme poverty, war, world,
Opening My Eyes to Divine Insight Mast, Reynaldo Narrative blessing, for children, growing poverty, uplifting,
POVERTY IN AFRICA Mwero, Nzongi Free verse poverty,
As we crash upon your verdant shores Brown, David Free verse immigration, international, political, poverty, power, sad,
I am poor still live a human life nair, sadashivan Prose Poetry depression, poems, poetry, poverty,
INJUSTICE - MY SPIRIT The literature lover, Sneha RV Rhyme poverty,
Survival Parsons, Earl Free verse devotion, discrimination, emotions, mother, poverty, strength,
Poverty Gone Ward, Julia Couplet poverty,
another ordinary day King, Marty Free verse blue, depression, loneliness, poverty,
Concealed Johnson, William Senryu poverty,
The Great Puppeteer Flint, Wally Rhyme anger, jobs, leadership, money, poverty,
Home Cee, Elai Free verse poverty,
Rising Above Penury Bernabi, Charles I do not know? poverty,
A Street In Every Town And City reid, mick Ballad poverty, psychological, sad, society,
Woebegone Brown, David Rhyme poverty, society,
Untouchables Khurana, Jasmine Sonnet class, death, hindi, political, poverty, power, society,
Premium Member Poem Fallen heroes part two Camacho, Tonytocaa Dramatic Verse conflict, growing up, poverty, society, urban,
Left Over Filters Shafi, Omer I do not know? anger, conflict, emotions, hate, poverty,
VOICE OF THE UNHEARD Cries, Street Lyric confusion, depression, discrimination, home, poverty, society, violence,
Mary's Trapeze Harrington, PV Verse poverty, woman,
Premium Member Poem Wilderness In The Rainforest Makama, Funom Ode black african american, education, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Retire v Retread Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse earth, giving, nature, philosophy, poverty, religion, science,
THE BEST THINGS IN LIFE ARE FREE STOKES, JOHN E Light Poetry how i feel, humorous, poverty, word play,
Premium Member Poem A PRAYER TO GOD hunjeri, njeri Free verse africa, children, god, growing poverty, world,
KEEP YOUR MIND RIGHT brown, louis Rhyme poverty,
Blue Jean Derelict Devonshire, Carolyn Verse poverty,
A Matter of Global Priorities: a condensed sonnet Nguyen, Ngoc Sonnet poverty, space, war,
Gain and Loss Human, Daniel Free verse poverty,
Ice age on the pavement Human, Daniel Italian Sonnet poverty,
Invest Barclay, Bernard Narrative poverty,
The city's breath Human, Daniel Rhyme poverty,
ICON LOVERS Gray, William Alliteration bible, devotion, jesus, poverty, religion,
Eye Contact Matters Bettridge, Rob Rhyme poverty,
THE THOUGHTS OF A TEENAGE TOTAL ORPHAN Mumo, Hannington Verse poverty,
ANOTHER DAY OF FLEEING LIFE lowe, millard Prose Poetry death, imagery, life, pain, poverty, sad,
Sitting and writing Archer, Ryan Rhyme anti bullying, anxiety, appreciation, poverty, strength,
Landscape Figures Gray, William Blank verse poverty,
Rights McLeod, Trevor Quatrain corruption, leadership, political, poverty,
FACE OF HOPE NYAGA, LEWIS Free verse poverty, society,
Young lambs in Poverty relish, poesy Rhyme child, childhood, evil, loneliness, poverty, society,
Tonight Human, Daniel Free verse poverty,
POOR PRIME MINISTER Thajudeen, Muhammad Safa Light Poetry poverty,
Premium Member Poem Desperate Escapes Roark, Odin Prose Poetry poverty,
A NECESSARY EVIL walsh, peter Rhyme corruption, evil, feelings, poverty, society,
Premium Member Poem To Beckon's Call Smith, Bev Rhyme england, history, lust, money, poverty, society,
Two sides to every coin Ramprasad, Latha Rhyme poverty,
Celebrity Goswami, Sandip Free verse celebrity, deep, hero, inspirational, poverty, sensual,
the horrible will to live Negrete, Elizabeth Free verse poverty,
Premium Member Poem A homeless prayer Moore, Michael Hawk Enclosed Rhyme poverty, prayer, social,
Premium Member Poem Do What's right Pinet, Emile Rhyme africa, care, courage, feelings, poverty,
Slaughtered Innocence Graham, Patricia L Free verse bullying, dark, depression, grief, poverty, time,
Overwintering Beam, John Couplet allusion, anti bullying, community, poverty,
Redemption Ngoma, Thabang Free verse poverty,
Ruth Khumalo, Tshego Free verse imagination, inspiration, poverty,
POVERTY Thajudeen, Muhammad Safa Light Poetry poverty,