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Best Conflict Poems

Below are the all-time best Conflict poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of conflict poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Wind From The Sea



Inspired by Andrew Wyeth Watercolor Painting -- Wind From the Sea, 1947




Standing in the old house
A strange mixture of feelings erupt within me
My roommates Depression,...

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Categories: conflict, depression, forgiveness, hope, love,
Form: I do not know?



Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
Courage of Youth, Battle of Ypres, Flanders Field
(A Tribute)

Tough as nails young man with a red right hand
red-fire and whiskey ran in his blood.
Courageous seed...

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Categories: conflict, death, fate, sorrow, war, world
Form: Sonnet
Your Judas Like Tan
""Child's Play""

You go down like rain,
A wishing star in disguise, 
You scream bloody murder 
-the perfect two face disgrace
Your lips forever stain and reside with...

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Categories: betrayal, change, conflict, daughter, deep, depression,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member GOODBYE
(NOTHING MORE TO SAY)

I've seen the way you look at me
I've seen the way you look at them
Without wanting to admit, you hate everything I...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: break up, conflict, goodbye, how i
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Poetry Soap
It’s almost time and I must run
to watch/read Poetry Soap for fun.
It comes on every day at this time
and I don’t want to miss a...

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Categories: abuse, conflict, jealousy, love, lust, magic,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Pretty Shoes and Cracked Feet
Once I'm gone 
I'll only be remembered a small while
I'm a tiny tick on a large dial
The words I breathe will stretch about a mile
Even...

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Categories: angst, body, conflict, freedom, growth,
Form: Rhyme
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.

One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
That...

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Categories: conflict, abuse, addiction, anger, body, boyfriend, bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The editing of me
My words were rewritten until they became yours
As grammar and syntax perfected your thoughts
Pages lined with highlighters polished me to extinction 

I wanted to resist...

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Categories: conflict, recovery from,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf
American Indian, Nightshades, Moonshadows And Howling Wolf

Thirsty for red moon, its sacred beams and eternal pull
howling-out to speak to this dark and blind world, without...

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Categories: art, conflict, death, history, humanity, truth,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Guise Of Blue Jay Skies



F  l  y  i  n  g

a sailing tailwind
in cerulean streams
through beams colored creamsicle -
are wings reflective of turquoise truth 
and...

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Categories: autumn, bird, blue, conflict, nature, sky,
Form: Free verse
Frozen Noose
Anxiety    (The Worst Noose In Town)

-- like flooding waters, creeping in
I count 30, seconds, holding my breath again
Drowning in agitation, overwhelmed by...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, conflict, crazy, stress, valentines
Form: Epic
Fifty-Three Shades Of Grey
in the uncoloured tint of another everyday
amongst the spit polished waxed apples
tightly packed in burlap bags
they walked like minded
in their own burly wrap
oblivious to the...

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Categories: child, community, conflict, dad, universe,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I LIVE FOR THE DAY - A Visual Video Poem
POTW 12th May 2019

Thank you for visiting my third Visual Video Poem, more or less a continuation of my previous poem – ‘The Dreamer’
(I invite...

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Categories: conflict, hope, inspiration, motivation, uplifting,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wind Whispers
Near the cliff's edge he stood
poised and composed. Wind swept dust
whirling salt mingling thyme,
tickling his half-clogged nose.
 
Seagulls screeching,
gliding, soaring, diving,
harbingers of electric storms.
 
A...

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Categories: conflict, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A time for poetry
There is a time for poetry, 
a time for petals as metaphors.
There is a time to sing, 
a time for lovers to serenade.
There is a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: community, conflict, peace,
Form: Free verse
JEALOUSY
~It's Out There~

Green colored field 
A flower without the sun 
Wilts from distrust 
now washed away 
by the man storm

~*~...

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Categories: abuse, anger, conflict, dark, miracle, patriotic,
Form: Tanka
Bleeding Love
Introducing: Jan Allison & Poet Destroyer

Pierced by shards of shattered glass 
Deeper and deeper you stab me 
With lies and venomous words 
Dissecting my heart...

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Categories: abuse, anger, betrayal, conflict, dark, sad,
Form: Free verse
Nightmares and Razor Blades
I stare at my ceiling,
I start to wonder, why am I not healing?
Then it dawns on me,
The nightmare clip starts to roll.
I shake and shiver...

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Categories: addiction, anger, conflict, dark, emo, horror,
Form: Free verse
Hope
You see hope when two kids share marbles between a volatile border.


Date: 16/06/2017...

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Categories: children, conflict, future, humanity, innocence, life,
Form: Monoku
Premium Member A LIGHT OF LIFE SHONE BRIGHT
A LIGHT OF LIGHT SHONE BRIGHT

As frigid mood enwraps the northern land,
with snowfalls creating a quilt of white,
the times are dark as winter‘s frozen hand
enfolds...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: conflict, birth, february, nature, snow, winter,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Soul Factory
Soul Factory

Welcome, 
to the Soul Factory
We have cool souls,
sophisticated souls,
luxury and economy.
Choice is a matter,
of who you want to be.

Yes we ship souls,
to many exotic...

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Categories: art, conflict, growth,
Form: Free verse
White Picket Fence
Featuring: Keith :)
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Fresh sand garments 
The Mental Colosseum floor
Self-infliction's--waging wars 
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~ AND THE POEM BEGINS ~

A mask, tiny holes
Breathing heavily
Dancing around my toes
Broad carbon steel
Safe...

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Categories: adventure, art, beauty, body, bullying, conflict,
Form: Free verse
My Song
~Not Like Me~ 

When you were first put into my arms, 
I begged God, to make you nothing like me 
For my sins, ask for...

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Categories: betrayal, conflict, depression, emotions, hurt, love
Form: Free verse
Among Butterflies Sought

Is
This
Nature's Glory
As a quarry?
Alone and at peace
A life, a new lease
I pull up a piece of land
Take a little time to mend
This rainforest trembles
An open...

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Categories: betrayal, butterfly, conflict, dark, nature,
Form: Concrete