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Abuse Poems | Examples of Abuse Poetry

Abuse Poems - Examples of all types of abuse poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for abuse.
Inhumane humanity
In the depths of mankind's twisted soul, Lies a darkness that takes its toll, For in the face of our humanity, Lurks a beast, consumed with inhumanity. It prowls the shadows, devoid of grace, A predator, with a savage embrace, And...Read More
Categories: abuse, anger, death, depression,
Form: Rhyme

You let me take the burden and now you resent me
In the realm of shadows, where secrets reside, A tale unfolds, of joy and pain combined. A burden so heavy, upon thy weary soul, Where once you leaned, now resentment uncontrolled. Oh, life's cruel twists, like thorns on a...Read More
Categories: abuse, anger, appreciation, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
The Mafia Affair
His tainted maiden I be, Not king nor gentleman But the Mafioso His tales travelled wide Terror and fear In name of respect he owns In his heart a rot grows Into a drunken forest Of hatred, lust and power With the virility...Read More
Categories: absence, abuse, addiction, betrayal,
Form: Narrative
The girl I use to be
To the little girl I used to be, I should have helped you get free . Remember those days we wanted to fall to the ground, and our hearts emotions weren’t aloud to be found. Feeling...Read More
Categories: abuse, emotions, loss,
Form: Free verse
Never Forget Who You Are
No matter what race Truth you must face Some say right today If your black step back If your white your right Have to live with you So matter what you do Your the Lord star NEVER FORGET WHO YOU ARE...Read More
Categories: abuse, anger,
Form: Cowboy Poetry

One generic baby boomer, a garden variety sexagenarian
One generic baby boomer, (a garden variety sexagenarian)... offers his interpretation of critical race theory I, (an articulate, charming, domesticated, erudite, friendly, genteel, humorous, intelligent, kind, learned, male, albeit modest – married) with freshly clipped formerly gnarly toenails discounts...Read More
Categories: 12th grade, abuse, africa,
Form: Rhyme
Illuminati SUNDAY
Prince of piers, reader of seers Feelings unscorced unfelt Not a part of keen believers Akin to a hand harshly dealt No more sorrow within into fire mercury melt Drowned in unknown sin Into gold we all shall turn Never again to...Read More
Categories: abuse, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Blood Sucker
I once thought you were powerful Elusive As smart and as quick as Dracula himself You kept me with your gaze And your wanton touch Shiny things a little at a time kept me like a worm on a hook But after...Read More
Categories: abuse, anger, anti bullying,
Form: Free verse
When Percentages come out to play
When percentages come out to play, And numbers that are more factual indoors stay, We would be fools not to turn away, And for an even contest pray, Or risk becoming the fool that is played this day, And every...Read More
Categories: abuse, allusion, art, business,
Form: Grook
The Girl No One Can Love
Isolated from siblings, never close enough Beaten by a father, who didn't have any love Abandoned by a mother, who couldn't accept Family, a word associated with neglect Abused by partners who couldn't control themselves Never fitting in, sitting by...Read More
Categories: abuse, betrayal, dark, depression,
Form: Rhyme
In Bangladesh
I like your new outfit You look really smart mate One could almost say You're a real fashion plate. Wearing new clothes can give You real bird pulling power. Over in Bangladesh they pay Just forty eight pence an hour. That's where are...Read More
Categories: abuse, anger, slavery, society,
Form: Rhyme
Narcissistic Commitment
People don’t think of you the way that you like who do you think you’re conning when talking all that ite blagging everybody you come into contact with proud of the first opportunity to take...Read More
Categories: abuse, betrayal, conflict, corruption,
Form: Rhyme
The Open Door
He stood in front of the open door pacing upon down the fifth floor with hands rubbing into each other and eyes penetrating the hill. He was sending a silent message to universe to reverse...Read More
Categories: abuse, age, change, child,
Form: Narrative
The state of the fourth estate
No estate should be able to turn away health inspectors, No estate should be able to turn away ambulances, while bleeding internally, No estate should need to employ so many muckrakers, or bush lawyers. No...Read More
Categories: abuse, assonance, bereavement, betrayal,
Form: Burlesque
Love and Manipulation
You call me your love. You call me darling, You call me sweetie. You say these sweet things, just to make me happy. You don’t mean it. It seems you never did. I tried and tried, not to lose you. I said “Don’t...Read More
Categories: abuse, cry, heartbreak, lost
Form: Free verse

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