Best Discrimination Poems
Below are the all-time best Discrimination poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of discrimination poems written by PoetrySoup members
I Wore Your Skin
anger, bullying, dark, deep, discrimination, hurt,
~I wore your skin~
Brother, I wore your skin last night
Nothing but friction, blood -dry ink
Announcing a crush "Silence by the Sky!"
Integrity denied, endangered enemy
I Can't Breathe
abuse, bullying, color, discrimination, racism, sad,
In memory of----
Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my heartbeat.
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air,
abuse, anger, discrimination, feelings, poems, voice,
Explain to me why I stand alone.
Women are quick to uplift their father, sons, and brothers
Quick to maintain the home,
But when she needs...
I LIVE FOR THE DAY - A Visual Video Poem
discrimination, hope, inspiration, motivation, uplifting,
POTW 12th May 2019
Thank you for visiting my third Visual Video Poem, more or less a continuation of my previous poem – ‘The Dreamer’
discrimination, abuse, death, earth, life,
upon it, care for
our lives and all that
will occur if we cannot
consider beyond ourselves,
if we are guided by uncertainty,
I am strong
character, confidence, discrimination, hate, identity, prejudice,
I am strong
You may simply disregard me
with your arrogant throng
You may treat me with disrespect
I'm still here, I am strong
Why don't you like it...
Be Free, My Brothers
africa, america, black african american, discrimination,
Penned like cattle, as if chattel,
cages rattle, sounds of brattle,
america, angst, anxiety, bullying, discrimination, feelings,
I saw Nazis march yesterday
upon the streets of Charlottesville.
And with swastikas on display
crazed members chanted blood will spill.
I saw Satan grinning with pride
at racial slurs...
JUST AN OBSERVATION
We oft expect of others,
In most given situations,
What we ourselves would do,
For it's our inclination,
To think that we are all the same,
So we think they...
The wall that separates
Disguised in honorable robes
Preached to children
Am I to be tolerated?
Just because I am different
Black, white, brown or yellow
read this please
discrimination, betrayal, care, career, change, childhood, confusion,
They hate you because your you
They make up lies and call it true
They're fake behind your back
Hoping someday that you'll crack.
They hate you because your...
america, city, death, discrimination, grief, hate,
Chains of Colonialism
africa, discrimination, people, racism,
Chains of Colonialism
With guns they came
With whips and chains
Chains to capture the Dark Continent
Chains snaking across Africa
Wish for Acceptance
discrimination, socialprayer, , memorial,
My greatest wish is for humanity
Treating each other with civility
Regardless of each one’s ethnicity
All men should be treated with dignity
For when I hear of...
Well of Souls
culture, discrimination, imagery, inspiration, journey, life,
How many souls live on the edge,
Between the gutter and the ledge?
A hopeless fear crawls in their gut,
Each day, another endless rut.
The moments pass profoundly...
The Children Eating Grass
abuse, care, character, conflict, discrimination, world,
Often wondering is it a steak upon Our Plates that is important...
Perhaps a Hot-dog instead and more Money for a healing deportment.
To feed a Child...
The Rail Ties That Bind
discrimination, care, death, dedication,
A little girl
She comes to a land of ghosts
Almost empty streets
Where are all the people
No one here looks like her
Within her heart
MISTAKEN THAT YOU LOVED ME
childhood, discrimination, father daughter, growing up,
'My' biggest mistake was being born a girl
I was never going to meet your expectations for you wanted a
Son and you got me ...mum...
Fake News - Real Storm
angst, anti bullying, courage, crazy, discrimination,
Wicked news flash - torrential storm - Purple
streaks of confusion striking. Violent grey
clouds spinning its evil. Hatred scattered
in shreds of hail. Waves...
discrimination, confusion, earth, freedom, september,
CRUSHED CONCRETE UNSTEELED / SEPTEMBER BLUES
BOMBS xxxxxxxxxx HOPE ...
america, anti bullying, art, discrimination, forgiveness,
Walking on lily pads
Sinking within illusions
Snow drops bloom
Wisdom is waking
We all seek to be one
Destiny sometimes makes us number two
Quite the topic...
black african american, discrimination, innocence, racism,
My first doll
Smelled like chocolate
And her skin
Just as dark
I adored her
Innocent as I was
I could have
My precious doll
Could have been
The equivalent of a...
conflict, discrimination, imagination, innocence, loss, passion,
It occurred to me
I think more and more like a poet
Thoughts jumbled with imagery
Off in my own colourful world
Small wonder there’s a disconnect
With dusty musty...
12th grade, anger, angst, anxiety, discrimination,
wars, drugs, poverty
famine, fear, rape, death
that's the kind of world
desperate immigrants flee
and yet, we won't let them in
go die on the other...
SMILE AT A MUSLIM
anti bullying, christian, discrimination, freedom, islamic,
These are just a few words about reality,
as Muslims struggle each day with individuality.
What is a Muslim and from whence does he come?
Like you and...