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Best Corruption Poems

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


Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my mind,
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my veins,
               ...

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Categories: abuse, analogy, art, corruption, death, depression,
Form: Epic



Silent Page
Silent Heart

Sad, as it maybe, I had to break my OWN heart, 
Too many nights, I sat there all torn apart
A dream girl, 
Sitting under...

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Categories: confusion, corruption, dark, deep, goodbye, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Dear Lucifer
I cannot compete with something as painstakingly glorious as you
Envy is but a humbling tumble down a steep, rocky hill
I am crushed in your fits...

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Categories: absence, analogy, character, corruption, creation, dark,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Secret of the Mortician
The Secret of the Mortician

Dead, but I got eyes
Prepares my body at the morgue
Opens the chest
Drains the blood from its nudity
Admires my body before it...

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Categories: corruption, dark, death, funeral, jobs, lust,
Form: Verse
Across The Border
"La Voz"

La Noche sin agua --- I spill my loving lips
Dancing, laughing and celebrating life 
I am his queen, aka' dulce Nina
A night he must...

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Categories: anger, corruption, how i feel, political,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member We Rulers Of The Earth
We Rulers Of This Earth

Homo-Sapiens we call ourselves, rulers of this Earth,
   Intelligent and civilized, but what is all this worth?

We're working hard...

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Categories: angst, corruption, drug, earth, pollution,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Alien Feet
ALIEN                        ...

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Categories: absence, adventure, body, character, corruption, imagination,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member I See You
I See You...

Wanderer, wanderer, lost in the haze
void of direction, succumb to the craze.
Give ear to my madness, so deftly designed;
deception de-jour: aimed to muddle...

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Categories: confusion, corruption, emotions, hyperbole, poetry, psychological,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Sold
There is no difference,
the saints whisper and every enemy and ally
wake to forever’s difference,
that neither knee nor tongue will deny.

Doubt bit into Innocence and sold
the...

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Categories: bible, christian, corruption, god, history, loss,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Chocolate Fountain
Chocolate Fountain Abuse- for the lover 

How easily I forget I'm allergic to chocolate
I want to dip the exquisite kosher in a Spanish brandy
Sweet, sweet,...

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Categories: corruption, abuse, addiction, america, betrayal, candy, chocolate,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member That Was a Human
Allow me to be disgusted at the jest
and your halfway happy surprise at the end result
of the missile timed precisely:

Did he just splatter?

And allow me...

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Categories: abuse, angst, bereavement, corruption, horror, humanity,
Form: Dramatic monologue
The Generous Bard
(The Merry Adventures of Robin Good)

Sherwood's Forest legendary, leading man 
up, down, tricking eggs between branches
slender, slander, his voice is growing thinner
twisting, turning heads 50...

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Categories: abuse, character, community, corruption, mentor, pride,
Form: Alliteration
Dear Humanity:
Dear Humanity:

You know I love you, right?
Stop calling me Mother Nature!
I hate that!
Genderless am I…
Oh, yeah, I get the ‘bring life forth’ bit,
creator of new...

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Categories: corruption, earth, humanity, pollution,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Shadow to Shadow
••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••

Shadow to shadow, shade to shade
In youth the Eden where you played
was left bereft, destroyed, decayed,
by trusts malignant masquerade

Shadow to shadow, shade to shade
No grass...

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Categories: abuse, corruption, dark, farm, flower, garden,
Form: Monorhyme
Genie in a Gin Bottle
Her lips caress another cigarette
A fading belle looking for love
The smoke veils a creature of habit
Chasing a young girls dream

But this Genie found the palace...

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Categories: corruption, love, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Words of Mass Destruction
Words of Mass Destruction



Words like bullets do not have eyes, as they fly in our hearts and materialize
Deleterious breaths that we soon despise, words written...

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Categories: corruption, abuse, hurt, words, , Lullaby,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hell's Hospitality
The sun cries for us, its heat fades away
snowflakes sprinkle round its orbit, yet go unmelted
it feels like evening, but its yet noon
time never changes...

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Categories: africa, anger, corruption, culture, life, political,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Vagabond
The deep delved path winds in the wood,
chasing with ghost-breaths and leafy hoods,
arbor-brawn the winnowed path crooks along;
whispering with what future song?

To ill desire and...

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Categories: corruption, loneliness, loss, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
IF POETS RULED THE WORLD
IF POETS RULED THE WORLD

If poets ruled the world
laws would be written with panache and... 
oh yes, compassion;
civil liberty in fashion.
Carpetbaggers fold up your tents...

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Categories: corruption, community, inspirational, leadership,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This All Could Be

Transitions towards a worldwide truce
Highlight our hearts, hopes, hymns and 
Inspire us to embrace peace as a truth
Spread globally strong from love’s roots.

All prayers seek...

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Categories: change, corruption, freedom, inspirational love, love,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member In Our Blindness, Chalked Up To Just Be Fate
In Our Blindness, Chalked Up To Just Be Fate

Life, its complexity truly astounds
astounds this old soul so sadly earthbound
earthbound but not without imagined flight
flight into...

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Categories: appreciation, art, conflict, corruption, evil, meaningful,
Form: Sonnet
Trust No One
~My Heart~

•      One last night before the grave
•	Thousands of thoughts of you I save
•	-Every night, I experience the same dream
•	That...

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Categories: body, confusion, corruption, courage, dedication, heart,
Form: Epic
RED ANGEL
RED  ANGEL

I see the fire in your eyes!
This Red Angel, who's not human, intriguing with lies.
Pointing to the path that leads to paradise.
Ending Revelations...

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Categories: angel, beauty, care, celebration, conflict, corruption,
Form: Rhyme
Earth Day
~Planet of the apes~

Ape should inherit the world
Perhaps  --maybe, just maybe!
Earth has a chance 


~*~...

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Categories: adventure, blessing, corruption, earth, environment, funny,
Form: Acrostic
The Playground
We are all in the devil's playground, 
now watch as I breach over and hold on to God's hand real tight. 


~
#1. The underground is...

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Categories: corruption, dance, evil,
Form: Monoku