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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.

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Tramp of Democracy God Bless America
We Christians know enough ... we know About false prophets and yet shut senses galore Then we shocked Hindu, Muslim, Jew by loving him And voting, defending Donald: Liar, Egotist, Trampling When he lost, he wanted to kill, maim,...Read More
Categories: abuse, america, anti bullying,
Form: I do not know?

Premium Member double edged helix
creations blueprint deciphering gods secrets ...Read More
Categories: abuse, allegory, allusion, creation,
Form: Senryu
The Cry of Step Children
Oh! What a thunder from their cry Will their face ever dry? One may think they are free But their sufferings is a tree They grieve for peaces But yet keep drowning in pieces Will they ever...Read More
Categories: abuse, anger, care, caregiving, change,
Form: Rhyme
Sorrow is the stab of a lifetime Sorrow is the clock which gives the wrong time Sorrow takes me on a plane and kicks my groin My mother's pain and my father's glory Are the beginning of my happy...Read More
Categories: abuse, analogy, angst, animal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Zack Waverly Rides Again Page 2
page 2 The Silver Dollar Beth was by no means Ignorant or slow She worked in the saloon But that wasn't always so She grew up in the East With her pride and position Then made her way out West And ended up...Read More
Categories: abuse,
Form: Rhyme

True love, you promised You and I, through time Our bodies were bound, You told me it was forever But our pulse was just a fever dream You never believed You said I was an orchid To beautiful to leave That you...Read More
Categories: 7th grade, abuse, addiction,
Form: Free verse
A Man's Crime: He Cried
If we don't forget about gender when enlisting Then its just sexiest at the top of the list Looked down upon by the rest Domestic violence on the silence A norm, abnormal only in the proximity of culture and...Read More
Categories: abuse, men,
Form: Free verse
What's Hiding Inside
There are those that cry, but shed no tears. Inside they hide, what all they fear. Not knowing the cause from hiding away. They bring to themselves, their true misery. Those they love most, they...Read More
Categories: abuse, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
The paintbrush is my razor, The paper is my wrists, I deserve the pain, I shrug my shoulders and I insist. The day you died, You took me with you, The pain you caused I won’t ever live with, I want...Read More
Categories: abuse,
Form: Free verse
Condemned To Repeat
The Pharisees vengeance, unleashing again To kill a ‘false’ prophet, their fear redescends The cross is made ready, like ages before The nails though still rusty, hammer deep and secure Their memories short sighted, rejecting the fact The last one they crucified… alive and...Read More
Categories: abuse,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Placed In Cages- Fable
Once there was a boy who loved animals, every kind of animal, it didn't matter; he loved them all! He had rabbits, pigeons, hamsters, and a raccoon. The boy kept them well-fed, cleaned their cages every day and was sure they...Read More
Categories: abuse, 10th grade, angst, animal,
Form: Verse
The Wolf Comes Knocking
The pinnacle of abuse is preying on your own Jackal, politician, mercenary, or priest Their cloak of deception hiding unspoken lies Approaching your doorstep —in the guise of a friend (The New Room: January, 2021) ...Read More
Categories: abuse,
Form: Free verse
I committed a mistake I fell, shattered I confess, I repented Rejected so deeply I cannot fathom The pain is fatal Lost all my breaths Climbing up the hill Proclaiming I am healed Nobody was there To hear and listen Already forsaken I longed for a...Read More
Categories: abuse, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Learning Young
Learning Young From back when I was 7 and 8, When candy bars cost 5 cents, And “being polite” meant Even to strangers. The wrinkled, Baggy, old man, who Lived in the basement apartment Next-door, with the...Read More
Categories: child abuse, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Remember Last April
Remember last April When I was basically incapable of practically anything? Except for doing drugs to keep my sanity within my reach I’d sit in my room and hide Pretty much every night It’s sad to say,...Read More
Categories: absence, abuse, angst, anxiety,
Form: Free verse

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