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List of Poverty Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategoriesDate Posted
The Blind And The Cripple Rahman, Anees Balladculture,jobs,journey,pove04/21/2014
Premium Member Poem POVERTY Wood, Dave Free versepoverty,04/20/2014
Lord up above Timperley, Dave Rhymeculture,family,god,jobs,p04/19/2014
Premium Member Poem Wolf Pacts Guzzi, Debbie Sonnetpolitical,pollution,pover04/17/2014
Obstacles in Life Ogilvie, Ileane Rhymedream,fear,hope,poverty,s04/16/2014
Therefore beholding plays the farmer pale Rahman, Anees Sonnetearth,farm,food,hope,pove04/16/2014
A Hobo's Day Jewell, Christina Sonnethumor,judgement,poverty,04/16/2014
sunny summer Sangwan, Akash Haikubody,poverty,summer,sun,04/14/2014
Language of the English Iris Pafford, Hannah Sonnetbeautiful,language,povert04/13/2014
All Alone, All Along Breidenthal, David William Rhymechange,courage,dedication04/13/2014
An Open Window Bourne, Gene Rhymeage,angst,confusion,depre04/06/2014
Track Meet Bernardo, Jomarc Rhymepoetry,political,poverty,04/05/2014
Premium Member Poem I AM Wood, Dave Elegyangst,conflict,confusion,04/04/2014
Human Dracula Mahur, V P Lyricpoverty,sad,03/30/2014
One Out Of Three Halliday, Mark Quatraincourage,loss,poverty,sold03/27/2014
Premium Member Poem Bukowski Contest Candler, Robert Rhymeabuse,addiction,america,c03/27/2014
Politics Pain Monteiro, Andressa Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)parents,poetry,political,03/26/2014
Hustling And Bustling- The Ghetto's Slogan Makama, Funom Prose Poetrypoverty,success,visionary03/24/2014
EK ROTI RAJ, HANS ABCpoverty,03/22/2014
Handog ko'y Kahirapan Nga Ba Whispers, Inner Narrativeaddiction,community,pain,03/21/2014
Boardwalk Tramp Pettit, Robert Rhymepoverty,recovery from,03/20/2014
on a field trip freshman year Forke, Tom Free versehigh school,innocence,mem03/18/2014
That is Humanity 1 Mahur, V P Blank versegrief,how i feel,pain,peo03/18/2014
Life Drags Out Of Plastic Bags Pettit, Robert Light Poetrypoverty,03/14/2014
Street Struggle Pettit, Robert Rhymepoverty,03/14/2014
Premium Member Poem Street People Carroll, Ken Free verseart,poverty,03/12/2014
Premium Member Poem Piteous the Legion Peterson, Mark Free versepoverty,03/10/2014
Grate Expectations Durant, Samuel Free versepoverty,03/08/2014
We live in penury Deshpande, Ramesh Free versephilosophy,poverty,satire03/06/2014
Layers of sound Rose, Lilia Didacticpoverty,society,voice,03/06/2014
Homeless Dicketts, Douglas I do not know?community,passion,poverty03/05/2014
Premium Member Poem The Politics of People Wegman, Michael Rhymeamerica,betrayal,humor,pe03/04/2014
The Lowly Paths Breidenthal, Laura Free versechildhood,image,poverty,s03/02/2014
SEQUENCE PHRASIS part 2 recited Strand, Brian Versepoetry,poverty,02/28/2014
The Penultimate Equation Durant, Samuel Free versefood,poverty,society,02/27/2014
Ruth Bond, Kim Enclosed Rhymebible,christian,devotion,02/25/2014
What I see Kamuye, Edwin Lyricafrica,poverty,02/23/2014
Falling Shadows Fode, Rosann Free verseautumn,moon,nature,octobe02/18/2014
I have reservations Beam, John Senryuamerica,culture,discrimin02/16/2014
YOU PAY TO GET curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetrypoverty,02/16/2014
Premium Member Poem Looking Down Peterson, Mark Quatrainpoverty,02/14/2014
Premium Member Poem NOW I LAY ME Wood, Dave Rhymeabuse,child,death,god,pov02/13/2014
Freedom of Rich versus Poor Word, Faceless I do not know?africa,freedom,introspect02/12/2014
Ireland the Land of Ire walsh, peter Rhymechildhood,corruption,immi02/10/2014
Premium Member Poem Resilience Walker , Verlena S. Light Poetrypeace,philosophy,poverty,02/05/2014
Premium Member Poem Water in my Desert Ngomane, Raymond Biobaby,poverty,slam,spoken 02/05/2014
Chicken Suit Bugeja, Agnes Balladcareer,jobs,poverty,01/31/2014
Fortune's Bridegroom Fergoda, Matt Free versepoverty,01/30/2014
Entrench Yassin, Sallam I do not know?business,conflict,corrupt01/22/2014
A Story Must Come Idiong, Divine Friday Free verseabuse,childhood,children,01/10/2014
Premium Member Poem Super Human Gragg, Charles Rhymeabuse,poverty,power,01/08/2014
Parasites Paupers and Presidents walsh, peter Rhymebetrayal,corruption,irela01/06/2014
Poortown Said, W. L. Free verseamerica,community,growing01/04/2014
ROTS IN HIGH PLACES Kayode, KAYOD5 Haikuafrica,betrayal,corruptio01/03/2014
Poverty Makama, Funom Senryupoverty,12/30/2013
The Vet Levy, Brenda Rhymeaddiction,life,poverty,12/27/2013
Southern Tradition Lee, Renee Free verseculture,discrimination,hi12/18/2013
Premium Member Poem City of Gulls Parker, Frederic Sonnetcity,corruption,poverty,p12/18/2013
Gripping Fiend Graves, Mary Beth Blank versebetrayal,cancer,corruptio12/09/2013
Whatever Happened to Flour Sacks Sergi, Joseph Rhymechildren,patriotic,povert11/29/2013
Premium Member Poem Spoon Ngomane, Raymond Light Poetrylonely,lust,poverty,toget11/25/2013
HOPE Iberi, Christopher Monokuhope,poverty,11/20/2013
I'm Nearing A Store McLeod, Trevor Quatrainfuneral,grave,money,philo11/19/2013
Compassion Flannery, Vincent Rhymecare,giving,poverty,11/08/2013
Sharp Contrast pansensoy, gianni Classicismpoverty,11/07/2013
Premium Member Poem Oh, Think Twice - - - Wings, Broken Verselife,old,poverty,11/07/2013
The Outcasts AS, IL Free verseabuse,change,conflict,dea10/27/2013
Premium Member Poem POVERTY DEFINES TRUE WEALTH Hopkins, Denise Dramatic monologueanger,care,change,class,c10/24/2013
Life in Cubicle Reinhardt, Jacob Free verseaddiction,america,angst,b10/24/2013
Premium Member Poem Beautiful ones are dying Ngomane, Raymond Personificationaddiction,beautiful,beaut10/21/2013
My name is Catastrophe Collins, Dave Free versedepression,desire,educati10/18/2013
The Color Missing Reinhardt, Jacob Free verseabuse,age,art,business,ca10/15/2013
Poverty NYC Jimenez, Lawrence Free verseamerica,community,new yor10/15/2013
Berkeleyan Nomad Fergoda, Matt Free versebeach,hope,loneliness,pov10/14/2013
A Land Bearing Green White Green Ekechukwu, Ifeanyi Bob Narrativeafrica,anger,angst,betray10/06/2013
Nuggets of poverty Demba, Alian Free versepoverty,10/05/2013
A death in store Rohr, Blake Krystian Lyricabsence,addiction,adventu10/03/2013
Injustices Of Life Perks, Leanne Light Poetryangst,how i feel,poverty,10/03/2013
Depression Boskovski, Chris Free versebetrayal,city,confusion,c10/02/2013
Motherland NTSASA, MOHLOUOA Epyllionafrica,beautiful,betrayal10/01/2013
Premium Member Poem Numbers Flashed Lamoureux, Richard Free verseemotions,poverty,10/01/2013
Everything's Perfect Roark, Odin Free versepoverty,09/28/2013
Pandemic Waters, Alyssa Free verseangel,betrayal,bible,how 09/26/2013
Premium Member Poem The Evening Soup, Translation of Paul Verlaine's La soupe du soir Wignesan, T Elegypoverty,stress,09/26/2013
peoples plight mcdaid, liam Balladpeople,poverty,09/25/2013
Human Nature Forster, Jesse James Free verseconflict,confusion,corrup09/24/2013
The Voice of the Poor Adhistian, Adam Free versemoney,poverty,society,voi09/24/2013
TAKE ONE STEP curtis futch jr, kurtis scott aka Light Poetrypoverty,09/20/2013
Christmas at Christchurch Downes, Steve Free verseireland,lonely,poverty,so09/20/2013
Like the frightened Jackrabbit, I run away from Love Boskovski, Chris Free versebeautiful,beauty,courage,09/19/2013
JELLYFISH Tidd, Jim Rhymepoverty,09/17/2013
Premium Member Poem Strong Hearts Ngomane, Raymond Light Poetryabsence,corruption,heart,09/17/2013
Succumbed To Poverty Dua, Paavani Rhymegrief,leaving,life,povert09/13/2013
Premium Member Poem Homeless food Ngomane, Raymond Free verseabsence,abuse,addiction,a09/12/2013
The City And The State Of Play Today samuel, evrod Free versebusiness,community,corrup09/09/2013
A Fairy Tale According To Jeremy Kyle cooke, steven Free versepeople,poverty,relationsh09/06/2013
Salt Water Reinhardt, Jacob Free verseaddiction,angst,boat,corr09/03/2013
Premium Member Poem Box Car Blues Jones, Donna Trioletmusic,poverty,travel,09/02/2013
Poverty Singaram, Chandrasekar Free versedeath,life,poverty,09/01/2013
Can you feel me Boskovski, Chris Romanticismabuse,age,beautiful,blue,08/31/2013