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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
A Matter of Global Priorities: a condensed sonnet Nguyen, Ngoc Sonnetearth, philosophy, poverty, space,
Gain and Loss Human, Daniel Free versehope, loss, love, poverty,
Ice age on the pavement Human, Daniel Italian Sonnetcare, poverty,
Invest Barclay, Bernard Narrativepoverty,
The city's breath Human, Daniel Rhymechange, city, irony, poverty,
ICON LOVERS Gray, William Alliterationbible, devotion, jesus, poverty,
Eye Contact Matters Bettridge, Rob Rhymediscrimination, poverty,
THE THOUGHTS OF A TEENAGE TOTAL ORPHAN Mumo, Hannington Versepoverty,
ANOTHER DAY OF FLEEING LIFE lowe, millard Prose Poetrydeath, imagery, life, pain,
Sitting and writing Archer, Ryan Rhymeanti bullying, anxiety, appreciation,
Landscape Figures Gray, William Blank versepoverty,
Rights McLeod, Trevor Quatraincorruption, leadership, political, poverty,
FACE OF HOPE NYAGA, LEWIS Free versepoverty, society,
Young lambs in Poverty relish, poesy Rhymechild, childhood, evil, loneliness,
Tonight Human, Daniel Free verseblessing, irony, poverty,
POOR PRIME MINISTER Thajudeen, Muhammad Safa Light Poetryleadership, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Desperate Escapes Roark, Odin Prose Poetrypoverty,
A NECESSARY EVIL walsh, peter Rhymecorruption, evil, feelings, poverty,
Premium Member Poem To Beckon's Call Smith, Bev Rhymeengland, history, lust, money,
Two sides to every coin Ramprasad, Latha Rhymepoverty,
Celebrity Goswami, Sandip Free versecelebrity, deep, hero, inspirational,
the horrible will to live Negrete, Elizabeth Free versepain, poverty,
Premium Member Poem A homeless prayer Moore, Michael Hawk Enclosed Rhymehow i feel, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Do What's right Pinet, Emile Rhymeafrica, care, courage, feelings,
Slaughtered Innocence Graham, Patricia L Free versebullying, dark, depression, grief,
Overwintering Beam, John Coupletallusion, anti bullying, community,
Redemption Ngoma, Thabang Free versepoverty,
Ruth Khumalo, Tshego Free verseimagination, inspiration, 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 Quatrainabuse, 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,
Premium Member Poem OF POVERTY Rogers, VALERIE BROOKLYN Rhymefamily, food, god, imagery,
Premium Member Poem WE ARE SOUND Rogers, VALERIE BROOKLYN 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,
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 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
Suckling Human, Daniel Dramatic Versechildren, 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,
Premium Member Poem Shelter Me Buxton, Heather Rhymepoverty,
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,
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,
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,
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 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,