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Abused Poems | Examples of Abused Poetry

Abused Poems. Below are examples of poems about abused. This list of poetry about abused is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of abused poetry. This list of works about abused is a great resource for examples of abused poems and show how to write poems about abused. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Abused Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Blues Dalton Ogletree Rhyme abused, dark, deep, love, perspective,
Premium Member Poem SCARS ARE THE PATH TO THE SOUL Line Gauthier Free verse abused, abuse, courage, dream, heartbroken,
Premium Member Poem The Dilettante Diaries: Avian Notes on the Sensate Slip Stream : The Silent War in 3 Acts - Pt3 Leanne Lovejoy-Burton Free verse abused, bible, bird, earth, evil,
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Wings her Own Ahmad Adnan Awan ABC abused, addiction,
Premium Member Poem Tale of an Ugly Duckling Gershon Wolf Rhyme abused, life, romance,
Annuals Of Yore eric ploscik Free verse abused, giving, love, thank you,
Family law Frankii Fame Free verse abused, abuse, bullying, child abuse,
More than a one night stand Alex Duffy Free verse abused, courage, dedication, deep, for
Civilized Lindsay Laurie Rhyme abused, hope,
AS ONE Anyabolu Ifeanyi Gentle Romanticism abused, love, passion, valentines day,

What matters
by Mary Braithwaite
Affect matters more than numbers do
Reason without love ,so blind to ends
Rational means were  used to kill our Jews.

Searching  Europe’s “haystacks” for a...

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Villanelle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, angst, feelings, god,

an image
by colin heavingham
what dreams we are sold 
galleries of paintings lined in some order 
gold and glittering prizes for some
images of a second
the clothes of intelligence they...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, image,

Gun
by Timothy McGuire
He wasn't afraid to bring a gun to school,
Made him look tough and cool,
The next time he was disrespected there was no doubt,
He did not...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, anger, murder, remember,

I Doll Eyes
by Brianna Hobson
my doll eyes idolize
sweat and perspire

sometimes I love you 
sometimes i hate you 
for what you did
stab gut mashed right in

write what your heart desires...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, addiction, angel, beautiful, bereavement,

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Homecoming
by Kai Michael Neumann

Heaven is compassion where kindness is real
          reaping the soul and its treasures homeward to mind
no...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, love,

HIS CUP
by olusegun Arowolo
                His cup is  full and  empty to...

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Concrete | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, character, life,

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AN INFAMOUS LEGEND
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
AN  INFAMOUS LEGEND

Our King Henry XIII was indeed quite a boy,
He had no clue how to spell the word coy,
He was consumed by a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, funny, history,

BROKEN
by Samuel Sikanga
BROKEN WHOLE
I watched her walk down the isle
Fragile figure, weakened by the weekends she spend
Kissing different frogs till her lips are pale and dry
The colored...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, best friend,

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The Homeless Refugee
by Holly Primerano
I heard an older song today,
and paused and gave it thought.
It never had occurred to me,
the image that it brought.

And as I listened to the...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, christian, discrimination,

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MESSAGE TO THE MASSES CONCERNING THE MADNESS
by Vicki Acquah
It is now too late for you to
Straighten up and

Fly right!
You have failed to pass
The test of time.
It is too late to love your neighbor
There...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, abuse, earth, symbolism, universe,

Make it Out
by Todd Aguilar Jr.
One day!
One day!
One day we will make it out.

One day in this life of mine 
I will what 
will be doing fine
avoiding crime not losing...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, abuse, child abuse, dark,

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Sixth Sense
by harry horsman
the most common sense
is the one abused by all
not too far behind
is sight hear touch smell and taste…
think Robot needs a recharge.

© Harry J Horsman...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, future,

White
by Larry Logan
4 a.m. fog rich on fields tranquil. 
Holstein milk slaps the bucket by hand.
White reports parking-lot cars with lights on.

Calls home to mom every Tuesday.
Young...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, color,

Love in the eye of a perfect stranger
by richard nnoli
love in the eye of a perfect stranger
must we keep on in weakness
how long will it take us 
to weak up 
are we not done...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, abuse, africa, confidence, courage,

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Once A Pet
by Dear Heart
The wild dog had once been a pet so sweet,
but death came-  and he was now on the street;
he wandered alone, hungry, and confused,
never...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, dog,

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THE VULNERABLE
by SYLVIA Coulstock
He looks so small 
Huddled in the doorway
Curled up tightly
To keep out the cold.
Head tucked down 
In oversize jacket,
Life so young,
Yet worn out and old.
His...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, society, sorrow,

Expose The Juxtaposed
by Aaron Butcher
The force of the righteous is full of the misguided, a forsaken realm to which we're never invited.  
The gullible minds of weakness, led...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, art,

SHADES OF BLUE
by VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER
Sun still down so am I
4:30 in the morning
The SADNESS OF A CLOWN
Playing songs in my mind
Feeling like crying barely have years

I'm scared I'm missing...

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Cinquain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, angst, blue, depression, night,

Understand Where I Stood
by J.W. Earnings
Good boy gone bad enters the stage with a spotlight overhead, despite being misunderstood in my ghetto neighborhood

The lonely applause celebrates in my cracked, corrupted,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, anger, angst, anxiety, conflict,

Just Four Letters
by Justin Raney
If you take four letters.
And put them together. 
It becomes a powerful word. 
But it weighs less than a feather.
Sometimes its the best thing. 
You...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abused, inspirational, meaningful, wisdom,