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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Redemption Ngoma, Thabang Free versepoverty,
Ruth Khumalo, Tshego Free verseimagination, inspiration, poverty,
War Escalante, Tania Blank verseconflict, dark, light, poverty,
POVERTY Thajudeen, Muhammad Safa Light Poetrypoverty,
The Ear Whispered Adultery Roth, Alex Free versecorruption, money, poverty, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem I CAN'T BREATHE Man, Lyric Lyricabuse, angst, betrayal, judgement,
Insecticide Spray Thornton, Joel Blank verseanger, evil, horror, pain,
MY WRATH, MY WRATH FOR JUSTICE Sadig El Waad, Jaafar I do not know?change, history, patriotic, poverty,
OF POVERTY Rogers, Valerie Rhymefamily, food, god, imagery,
WE ARE SOUND Rogers, Valerie Rhymecelebration, class, identity, passion,
B700D Thornton, Joel Lyricabsence, creation, insect, math,
GHETTO GOSPEL Cries, Street Lyricaddiction, art, education, lyric,
Widows and Orphans Harvey, Eugene Rhymeafrica, giving, life, poverty,
A Bad Lesson Mamabolo, Lekau Lyricheartbroken, longing, poverty,
Premium Member Poem The Man In The Median Stoner Jr, Robert Rhymepoetry, poverty, soldier,
Frozen in Crystalline - Number 1 Beam, John Crystallineallusion, conflict, feelings, freedom,
REPAIR Thajudeen, Muhammad Safa Free versepoverty,
Premium Member Poem BEFORE IT'S TOO LATE Acquah, Vicki Classicismearth day, poetry, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Forgotten Soul Haight, Sandra Iambic Pentameteremotions, feelings, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Facets of poverty Shanta, Elizabeth-Dea Free versecorruption, political, poverty,
EBOLA Duffy, Alex Free versechange, character, deep, environment,
behind the sins Sidegu, Kizito Free versebest friend, friendship, growing
A jacket and a jack Knyr, Volodymyr Coupletclothes, men, people, poverty,
Corruption Cabanes, Nudershada Haikucorruption, money, poverty,
Pushing Your Morality Denton, Robert Pantoumdepression, poverty, psychological,
Sketches 14 Siao , Herbert Blank versebird, brother, bullying, childhood,
SAY Mahmoud , Abdulmalik Balladabuse, africa, black african
Premium Member Poem THE DOWN AND OUT Ashton, Darryl Light Poetrypoverty,
Premium Member Poem ERADICATING POVERTY, LLC Walker , Verlena S. Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)courage, faith, introspection, journey,
Premium Member Poem How Strange, the Heart Adams, Cona Quatraindrink, family, father, love
The Homeless Child Cabanes, Nudershada Haikuchildhood, life, poverty,
Thief Swanson, Sarah Rhymecare, child, childhood, leaving,
Living rough - part 1 Brown, David Proseabuse, addiction, class, dark,
New York City - Vicious Cycle Simmons, Don Coupletabuse, addiction, innocence, new
Premium Member Poem Justice Shanta, Elizabeth-Dea Free versecorruption, grief, poverty,
Suckling Human, Daniel Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)children, class, hope, poverty,
Premium Member Poem The Poor Tesfaye, Haile Rhymepoverty, world,
Blind Tableau Ongado, Jajosh Versemoney, poverty,
The Steel Door taylor, R. e. Free versedepression, drink, loneliness, poverty,
This is us Nyongesa, Lydia Free verseaddiction, art, corruption, poetry,
Going on vacations Comporozos, Vassilis Haikupoverty, social,
I Wish There Were a God Ribera, Andre Free verseanti bullying, bio, character,
The Ferris Wheel Human, Daniel Free verseirony, poverty, success,
Raciism Johnson, Michael Personificationheartbroken, poverty, sorrow,
Sidewalk Door Young, Rose Lyricnew york, poverty,
A Prayer Interupted Driskell, Tony Haikuconfusion, how i feel,
Premium Member Poem Five Cents a Dance Adams, Cona Free versedance, poverty, youth,
Lost Identity: View point of a slave binford, amber Iambic Pentameterabuse, africa, america, betrayal,
Premium Member Poem Poverty Tesfaye, Haile ABCpoverty,
The Dark Continent Human, Daniel Ode africa, hope, irony, judgement,
Premium Member Poem Poor Child Meier-Hans, Brenda Ghazalabuse, addiction, child, hurt,
Shelter Me Buxton, Heather Rhymepoverty,
Hobo Ndifelani Eric, Mulaudzi Sonnetpoverty, sad,
Lessons On Being Poor Staying Poor Schumacker, Earl Didacticabsence, addiction, age, corruption,
the garden gnome Human, Daniel Rhymelife, lost love, people,
The poor Knyr, Volodymyr Coupletanimal, humorous, men, people,
Tom the Tatters Man O.J. Hunt, Keith Rhymeaddiction, poverty, sympathy,
The Poverty of a Prosperous Nation Adeite, Adeleke Coupletanger,
TRAPPED Pen, John I do not know?africa, black african american,
Bankrupt johnson, randy Rhymeheartbroken, money, poverty, woman,
Too Little Too late Savage, Racheal Free versehow i feel, life,
The Great Depression johnson, randy Rhymegrandmother, october, poverty,
A Different Kind of Rich Hart, Andrew Rhymeconflict, corruption, environment, growth,
Premium Member Poem Coffee shopes Shanta, Elizabeth-Dea Acrosticart, dance, poetess, poverty,
Open Wallet vitor, shan Haikuaddiction, games, money, poverty,
Premium Member Poem MY NEST EGG Ashton, Darryl Light Poetrypoverty,
The Old House on Hoover Street Rix, Gwendolen Elegyabsence, eulogy, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Greed Allotments Squyres, Debra Rhymebusiness, corruption, poverty, society,
Crows of Graveyard Yassin, Sallam I do not know?poverty,
ABODES Providence, Poetryof Quatrainallusion, faith, home, love,
Hunger Vermaak, Tanja Free versechild, poverty,
Shaken to the Core McCutcheon, Charlene Narrativeallegory, dark, dream, emotions,
Sunken Eyes Yap, Natalie Free verseanimal, corruption, dark, death,
Miss Hannah Walters , Drew I do not know?change, old, poverty, sorrow,
Poverty, Angst and Anxiety Dx Earnings, J. W. M. Free verseangst, beauty, betrayal, change,
Premium Member Poem THE CHISOLMS Walker , Verlena S. Rhymeabuse, addiction, anger, break
Premium Member Poem THIS POVERTY OF MINE Walker , Verlena S. Dramatic Verse (Verse Drama)abuse, allegory, analogy, body,
Premium Member Poem THE SCENT OF WATER Man, Lyric Lyricabuse, corruption, crazy, passion,
i wish i knew how to cry KAMAU, WANJERU Lyricpolitical, pollution, poverty, power,
Premium Member Poem WHAT WE GAVE Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Kimofeelings, inspiration, life, poverty,
Living in 2014 carver, samantha Acrosticpoverty,
Premium Member Poem A DIAMOND IN THE ROUGH Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Quatorzaininspirational, poverty, rights,
Restless Bans, C.T. Blank verseloneliness, poverty,
Poverty or Prosperity Lawrence, Julius ABCbible, encouraging, family, inspiration,
IN A POOR MAN'S HOME Justice Amenyo, Kessie Sonnetafrica, bio, cry, happy,
Lost Jobs Smith, Tim Coupletamerica, poverty,
The Machine Forster, Jesse James Free versecorruption, courage, grief, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Before It Is To Late Acquah, Vicki Classicismabuse, corruption, murder, poverty,
I am a slave Pen, John Coupletabuse, emotions, marriage, poverty,
Premium Member Poem WHATEVER Walker , Verlena S. Rhymeabuse, angst, growing up,
Premium Member Poem A Casual Exchange thirtyseven, scott Prosehumorous, poverty, slavery,
Premium Member Poem SPARE COINS onclaud, nette Free versehope, poverty,
Hope Drunk Alexander, Kenneth Alliterationpoverty, society, spoken word,
Premium Member Poem They just called him Boy: He was Grandpa to me Smith, Arlene Rhymegrandfather, poverty, tribute,
Hunger Warning Schumacker, Earl Free verseabuse, conflict, dark, food,
Premium Member Poem Politicians Duggan, Peter Balladeanger, betrayal, evil, people,
The Sun Ascends, the Sun Descends Earnings, J. W. M. Free verseadventure, conflict, confusion, dark,
The Perfect Painting Ali Bhat, Irfana Free versechild, love, poverty,
Ali Baba and the 40 thieves - aka african governance Pisoh, Nyonglema Free verseafrica, allegory, poverty, power,
Premium Member Poem Pure Circumstance Richards, Carrie Sonnetpeople, poverty, social, society,