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List of Survival Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem DREAMS NOTWITHSTANDING RHYME Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Blitz survival, character, desire, faith, growth,
THE STREET VETERAN brown, louis Rhyme survival, dark, poetry, spoken word,
Premium Member Poem OBSERVATIONS Enriquez, Leon Haiku survival, change,
Invisible Harvey, Eugene Free verse survival, divorce, goodbye, husband, recovery
Good news nnoli, richard Epic survival, africa, bereavement, change, courage,
Premium Member Poem The Sword is Mightier Than The Pen Jones, Ian Rhyme survival, death, dedication, education, life,
Premium Member Poem My golden sun Bryant, Sarah Free verse survival, addiction, beach, beautiful, love,
Enduring the Ages Sassy, Miss Free verse survival, beauty, earth, environment, imagery,
Premium Member Poem INSIDE OF ME Guyler, Ian Bio survival, analogy, deep,
IMPOSITIONS Promise, Rainbow Free verse survival, allusion, deep, emotions, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Autumn Revisited , A Look Back Lindley, Robert Sonnet survival, autumn, deep, introspection, journey,
Premium Member Poem SIBLING RIVALRY don't fight it Guyler, Ian Free verse survival, food, sick, truth,
The Oracle's Web alexander, nick Rhyme survival, adventure, allusion, courage, crazy,
Premium Member Poem Wrapped In The Flag Wings, Broken Narrative survival, betrayal, history, native american,
We live in Blind Harmony Herculano, Nelson ABC survival, absence, abuse, age, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem SURVIVAL Enriquez, Leon Rhyme survival, change,
Premium Member Poem Just A Natural Thing Lindley, Robert Rhyme survival, age, analogy, appreciation, april,
Premium Member Poem Survival Instinct Nance, Casarah Free verse survival, hurt, judgement, metaphor, social,
God is love Shabalala, Siphelele Rhyme royal survival, age, analogy, angel, appreciation,
The Magic Garden I Herculano, Nelson ABC survival, beauty, community, creation, death,
The Mask Itself is the Ben, Su Free verse survival, death, men, peace, war,
In The Dark taylor, R. e. Free verse survival, dark, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem Survival Of The Fittest Ellison, Jack Limerick survival, beautiful, sad,
Now I Know Cra, Jacob Free verse survival, loneliness, sad, strength, violence,
A Poem For Workers martin, paul Rhyme survival, work,
Ignorance bankole, meshack Free verse survival, analogy, anger, art, baby,
Exit Wounds, Severed Limbs chirau, sharon Free verse survival, love, pain, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem THE YELLOW SHINE dunn, cherl Free verse survival, adventure, boat, death, history,
Premium Member Poem Miracle of Hypocrisy Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse survival, abuse, culture, earth, nature,
OH YES: IT IS WELL lowe, millard Prose Poetry survival, abuse, allegory, america, analogy,
Premium Member Poem Glory of The Uniform Makama, Funom Free verse survival, beautiful, blessing, epic,
Premium Member Poem When Life Is Good Makama, Funom Free verse survival, emotions, epic, life,
A Man's Hand Scott, Yolanda Rhyme survival, beauty, passion, strength,
Life in Space Woods, Mark Rhyme survival, animal, earth, science, world,
Premium Member Poem Water Jones, Ian Haiku survival, beautiful, earth, nature, simple,
Premium Member Poem Tenants to Animal Landlords Makama, Funom Ode survival, animal, community, earth, nature,
Contagion Price, Ron Prose Poetry survival, books, celebrity, culture, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Men only 2- for contest Wigley, Viv Limerick survival, humor, men,
last man standing Duffy, Alex Free verse survival, growing up, growth, how
As You Sow, So Shall You Reap Glass, Nicole Rhyme survival, caregiving, children, courage, mother,
Afghanistan Robertson, Michael ABC survival, inspiration,
Family Encounters johnson, curtis Prose survival, bereavement, blessing, celebration, childhood,
What was and what has been and done Mast, Reynaldo Dramatic Verse survival, betrayal, confusion, dark, deep,
Homeless Man Jordan, Ken Verse survival, angst, dark, home,
Delivered From Evil alexander, nick ABC survival, addiction, dark, fear, feelings,
Let Towers make way for Caves Mehta, Hitendra Free verse survival, peace,
Premium Member Poem On The Wire Stoner Jr, Robert Verse survival, poetry, war,
The Billabong Laurie, Lindsay Rhyme survival, nature,
BORN IN THE MIDDLE EAST egbelo, edward ABC survival, anger, anti bullying,
The Wild Child Gagnon , Karen Ann Epic survival, adventure, animal, childhood, environment,