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Affecting Poems

Affecting Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of affecting poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for affecting.

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Covid 19
She came out of the east affecting the worlds largest regime
Soon becoming a giant beast as things aren’t always as they seem
Reaching from one nation to another from town to small town
And soon begins to smoother as Covid 19 bears...Read More
Categories: affecting, health,
Form: Rhyme



Corona
From China, Covid-19 its name, 

Travelled west, and here it came. 

Affecting many, making them ill. 

It’s one purpose, seeming to kill. 

 

Coughing, spreading, without knowing. 

Events cancelled, no movies showing. 

Calls for calm, as it takes its toll,...Read More
Categories: affecting, death, fear, health, scary, society,
Form: Blank verse
Coronavirus
Corona 
Coronavirus that is 
A illness that is spreading 
Nation wide around the globe 
It's affecting our world badly 
No places to go schools closed 
People can't afford to be around each other 
Afraid of what they may contract 
Let's...Read More
Categories: affecting, age, america, art, blue,
Form: Prose
Just in case you wondered
Just in case you wondered...

Yours truly, (i.e. I) quickly
became hypnagogic afore
subsequently segueing soundly
into autohypnosis booklore,
while binge reading courtesy

regarding aptitude chore
treasure trove books galore
five dollars as many
paginated fictitious stories ('bout deplore
hubble basket cases) fit into authorized bag
infernal challenge sifting evermore

alum skid...Read More
Categories: affecting, 11th grade, 12th grade, betrayal, cheer up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Cherishing DiaLogical Earth
More Yang/Yin Conversation with Adam Robersmith

Robersmith (p. 47, Justice On Earth): 
"...science is showing us something important:
We are affecting our climate
and ecosystems
in ways that are detrimental to life
on the planet
and to how we live."

Yin: Science and conscience
are discovering and uncovering...Read More
Categories: affecting, community, earth, games, health, integrity,
Form: Political Verse



THE SUN'S ON FIRE
When I look through
My telescope I can see
The burning sun
As it lets out
Radioactive rays
That spreads throughout
The universe
Affecting our planet
It also sends out negative rays
That interferes with people
And the environment
It affects the weather
Sea levels and crops
Causing the unthinkable
To the atmosphere
And human...Read More
Categories: affecting, poems, sun, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Vanishing Smile
A smile makes all the difference
To a person's day
It costs nothing to smile
So they say
It is obvious it sticks out a mile
There are more people frowning
Than those wearing a friendly smile
What has wiped the smile from a persons face
Is it...Read More
Categories: affecting, 10th grade,
Form: Rhyme
DOES ANYBODY CARE
That climate change
Is affecting the world
There are more hurricanes
And off season tornados

Frozen ice caps are melting
Does anybody care
That it’s causing the
Sea levels to rise out of control
Creating large amounts of flooding

It’s separating our government
Causing hasty decision making
Does anybody care
That it...Read More
Categories: affecting, confusion, feelings, how i feel, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Bully me you, I exemplified archetypal scapegoat
Bully me you, I exemplified archetypal scapegoat

Even as old curmudgeon, aye pucker
and raspily suction toothless mouth
drawing reminiscent guffaws affecting
attempt impersonating plumber
(think unclogging toilet)
please support your local bummer

back in the day one
long haired pencil neck geeks palled
around with another 
hirsute nerd...Read More
Categories: affecting, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, abuse,
Form: Bio
The Past
I battled against the depression even though there was so much aggression, but now my confession is that I have love from others who care.
I won that battle but now I need to win the war, even if I'm sore...Read More
Categories: affecting, memory, old, pain,
Form: Rhyme



Existential crisis encompasses mein kampf
Offenbach to boyhood, I pined nostalgic
Tale of (H)offman woe (mine)
linkedin, speedier than quick
brown fox jumps over the lazy dog,
fast as fired ballistic
soon after conception, when

yours truly a mere embryonic
nudnik, nonetheless I venture
to advance hypothesis fantastic,
and farfetched as said theoretic
conjecture deoxyribonucleic...Read More
Categories: affecting, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, absence,
Form: Bio
Premium Member australia is on fire
catastrophic year
australia is on fire
koalas dying

apocalyptic 
more than one hundred degrees
affecting ocean

year of the fires
devastating marine life
australia crying

debilitating 
four hundred eighty million
animals have died

catastrophic year
australia is on fire
koalas dying
...Read More
Categories: affecting, fire,
Form: Haiku
Paying forward kindnesses done
Paying forward kindnesses done...
courtesy family, friend or stranger

Appreciative when nonagenarian
papa telepathically hears me yelp
and/or non twisted sisters,
who time and again offered
unsolicited beneficial help.

Indeed unable to reciprocate
that's not quite all he wrote
when kith/kin allotted this ole goat
specie, paper money, and bank...Read More
Categories: affecting, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse
Premium Member How Many Spirits
How many spirits could be saved,
if we could just let go,
 of the unimportant things.
we keep buried, but don't know,
how to release their hold.
Energy and time surely wasted,
on past injuries, because we're not bold.
Negativity is a force to be reckoned...Read More
Categories: affecting, analogy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pedophile wearing a Collar
The censer clanks
the smoke rises.
An attempt is made
to hypnotize.
It wafts across
the naive
The priest like
a magician has
a trick he uses
to deceive.
The incense odor,
causes a spiritual
trip.
Chanting in Latin,
locks his grip.
Affecting only  
those who are on 
 a guilt trip.
A stronger odor...Read More
Categories: affecting, abuse, betrayal, child abuse, prison, scary, truth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Five Billion Cups Of Coffee


We drink five billion cups of coffee a year
An insane amount, it's becoming tragically clear
The forest clearing
Is affecting our sphere
Clear cutting to grow beans in South America




...Read More
Categories: affecting, addiction,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member GOOSEBUMPS
       GOOSEBUMPS
     
      I experience sudden keen sensation on dermis 
       with tiny swellings erecting skin hairs momentarily 
...Read More
Categories: affecting, 4th grade, body, sick,
Form: Free verse
Harriet Harris circa November 13th 1935 May 4th 2005
Harriet Harris circa November 13th, 1935 - ~ May 4th, 2005
(untimely death sentence ordained ~ early February 1935)

Test teasing prophylactics embarrassing
purchase never made at local drugstore
unsurprisingly, obviously, invariably...
birth control taboo subject, best to ignore
subsequently intercourse awkwardly coordinated,
consummated, completed extempore
hence bun...Read More
Categories: affecting, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 8th
Form: Elegy
A Round Table
King Arthur had the right design
For when ideas abound
Discussion goes much smoother
At a table that is round.

When more than four sit down to talk
At tables long or square
The conversation’s aimed at who
Sits in the closest chair.

So little groups will splinter...Read More
Categories: affecting, wisdom,
Form: Rhyme
Instead of Drugs, Music
Most of us are familiar with
The escapism from pain.

For an easy and cheap solution
Or because of advices of the
Doctors, psychologs;
Most of us get a cheap piece of matter
Triggering the oscillation of dopamine,
Making most of us addicted to them
As well as...Read More
Categories: affecting, anti bullying, art, beautiful, color, dance, dream,
Form: ABC
Seek fortune teller asap haint no fable
Seek fortune teller asap (haint no fable)

Best nondescript literate jinxed
humble dug good feller ya e'er seen
amenable, a non biased opinion -
of course I mean mine mein
yours truly gets no lucky strike breaks
particularly never ending

surprising automotive repairs,
thus in sore need of...Read More
Categories: affecting, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Saint Paul
I’ve hurt some people in my life
That didn’t deserve the pain
I often didn’t truly realize
The suffering they’d obtain

I’ve done some things that I regret
Sins that were terrible to name
But I know that God gives grace
In spite of all that seems...Read More
Categories: affecting, bible, christian, forgiveness, friendship, god, jesus, love,
Form: Rhyme
Ropinirole put to sleep restless leg syndrome
Courtesy the miracle of modern medicine
above named prescription medication
expelled, dissolved, cured... out ma skin
involuntary telltale twitching, thrashing
flagging, sacking, tackling... -

scoring field goal and unexpected win
allowing, enabling, and providing therein
peaceful easy feeling twin
affecting yours truly and missus
awoke haggard hung over condition,

viz...Read More
Categories: affecting, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Beautiful Friend


“There’s not a word yet for old friends who’ve just met.” - Jim Henson

Most people hopefully know that feeling
when things just happen to “click” between two people.
That has happened to me more than a few times in my life,
and often...Read More
Categories: affecting, friend,
Form: Prose
And ignoble prize trumpeting hubris awarded to
And ignoble prize trumpeting hubris awarded to...

Bourgeoisie donning ersatz
overstuffed ego freezer bewigged pate
"FAKE" grotesque humanitarian
bribed corrupt judges will vindicate
jimmied cracked corn
land of "milk and honey"

red hot button he spoils to activate
countdown to Armageddon
leaving nation prostrate,
all the more reason to axe...Read More
Categories: affecting, 11th grade, 12th grade, abuse, fire, freedom,
Form: Dramatic Verse