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Best Blood Money Poems

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Premium Member Blood Money
Red cents fill the coffers of the rich.
It is the blood and sweat of others,
yet, no longer enough, no longer enough,
worthless as the silver-less lie...

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Categories: blood money, introspection,



Africa
Africa my beloved continent
Beautiful and attractive, many
Came as visitors yet their aim was to
Dig gold and platinum
Everyday they dug to reach her belly and they
Flee...

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Categories: blood money, africa, flying, political,

Premium Member Rat-A-Tat-Tat
The typewriters tap,
with a rat-a-tat-tat,
like a fourth estate rap
to provide us the pap
(that serves as a snack with a rat-a-tat-tat)
in a newspaper scrap
crammed with meaningless...

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Categories: blood money, society, violence, war,

Premium Member The Righteousness of God
He was in a life where he was always at odds cause he didn't know he's the righteousness of God. He was living the life...

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Categories: blood money, abuse, addiction, anger, faith,

Premium Member Boob Jobs And Bomb Jobs
	
Boob jobs and bomb jobs

Sisters in arms those tits and those weapons of massive 
destruction sex and death go together in dynamics
thermodynamics psychodynamics fused on...

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Categories: blood money, conflict, perspective,

3 evil kings
this is a tale of 3 evil kings...unholy trinity making even outlaws scream
one called pleasure...one called pain...one called power
they bring death to the game to...

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Categories: blood money, deathevil,

Judas Kiss
Thirty pieces of silver
My soul condemn to hell
Even in the presence of God
One can feel left out
Jesus how I love you
My life I surrender for...

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Categories: blood money, betrayal, bible, friendship, judgement,

Chemical Fire
Chemical Fire
Burn baby and give me some sulphuric hydrochloric acid smoke,
your fire gives me toasted tiktox and crisps me up nicely.
Boom goes the roof when...

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Categories: blood money, crazy, death, evil, fantasy,

THE UPROOT OF ALL EVIL
Trails of blood money
Paper trails of paper cuts
A destroyed forest ...

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Categories: blood money, money,

Polemic: America, Land of the Dead
Every 16 hours a woman is shot
by her husband or boyfriend

One American is killed with a gun
every 15 minutes

Over 80 Americans are shot and killed...

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© Barry Levy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blood money, miracle, missing,

Kick and Scream
Hate is awarded by exposure. 
Love is punished by judgment. 
Why does society gravitate toward the negative? 

Darkened rooms and lit screens
full of porno and...

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Categories: blood money, slam

Jesus on Trial Part II
 
Judas Iscariot would later feel great pity.
The sad state Jesus was in he was able to see.
The thirty pieces of silver received as a...

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Categories: blood money, religion, jesus,

My Clementine Oh my darling
Indulgences Indulgence my clementine                     ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blood money, betrayal, bible, jesus, metaphor,

I Do Not Envy The Poor
I do not envy the poor in the land;
What does my life has to do with their stinking lives?
I do not envy the needy in...

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Categories: blood money, africa, age, art,

Freedom
Freedom,
It comes with a price usually lost lives
so lets call it blood money 
this money been threw a constant tug of war
and it don't matter...

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© Corey Ross  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blood money, hope, life, on writing

Lumumba
Tonight when I think of the people
I cannot tear you out like a page
For men and ideas are the struggle
Ideas can only explain our rage.
There...

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Categories: blood money, tribute,

Triumphant Leaders Part 3
Toussaint they dance in Louisianna, and New Orleans
Omitting to say that these two places are blood money paid
Unto the colonies, snuffing your revolution by any...

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Categories: blood money, historyeducation, children,

LIKE AN ASTEROID
Burning rocks had 
a near miss. The 
questions splatter 
the blood-

to inspire and break 
you inside and out. 
Unbecoming, to end the 
relationship. The story?

begins...

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Categories: blood money, art,

Mommy why does my country bleed
My daughter asked me today 
Why did my daddy go away
I had to hold my tears 
It was hard to see that my husband had...

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Categories: blood money, daughter, school, me, people,

Shout
I am alone in a room full of strangers

I have a fear of impending danger

But the funny part becomes that they don’t see me

They are...

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Categories: blood money, fantasyme, me,

Toy Soldiers
Here the wooden soldiers were to stand

They waited for their command

Although they were not real 

They spoke and thought as if they could feel

I wonder...

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Categories: blood money,

Assyrian Babbler

Emerald shiny baubles
attract wizard eyes ...
Balaam al-Oz
Assyrian acquisitions
be kryptonite-colored vanity
Ownership is an Alexandrian transaction,
a Grecian war rhetoric reaction
Gehazi greedy ... 
take all that your Philistine...

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Categories: blood money, history, identity, judgement, symbolism,

Premium Member The Diary Of Lord Kellington (6)
I waited in one of the cities dark and dangerous alleyways.  The vile odors.  The Gads 
knows what forming puddles around my best...

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Categories: blood money, death

Headless Tree
I lie on a giant rock in the middle of the river bed
staring at the tree without a head
Dry stump shooting above me
Inviting one another...

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Categories: blood money, change, community, courage, metaphor,

Mother taught me
Mother taught me
When pride cankered me to climb
Trees upside down before the crowd
She scolded me
The higher the monkey climbs, son
The more he will
Expose. Her lessons...

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Categories: blood money, black african american, history,