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Best Election Day Poems

Below are the all-time best Election Day poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of election day poems written by PoetrySoup members


Elections
  Elections are less than a week away
  And all the candidates have something to say.

  With nervy tenure the ads were...

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Categories: election day, political,



Premium Member Straw Man, The 2012 Presidential Campaign
       ......a strange color, green

   Become better informed, listen to your teachers,
educate yourself....which branch will the bluejay
survey...

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Categories: election day, political,

Premium Member ELECTION DAY
            Today is voting day, I must make it a goal
   ...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: election day, humor,

On Election Day
Whither those songs of patriotism 
Of which they so freely spoke?
They new-breeds have been fully clad
In old and worn-out costumes
The rickety customs are on the...

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© Canny Amah  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: election day, satireold, old,

Premium Member Special Days
Special Days
Written: by Tom Wright
4/13/2006

It seems that for almost everything
We’ve set aside a special day.
We recognize others for their work 
And sometimes for their play;

There’s...

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© Tom Wright  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: election day, day, humor, satire, new

What if - An Election Day Riddle
If doctrine and dogma
held a conference with reality 
and an agreement was reached  
on a common philosophy and set of tenants
Would that be a...

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© Ann Roske  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: election day, parody, satire,

Awaiting Election Day
I long for Tuesday.
Politics invade through calls
each hour, begging votes....

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Categories: election day, peace, political,

RICE SLAM new democracy african election rallies nairobi, kenya
RICE SLAM
Nairobi, Kenya  Nov 2012 (election rallies held Sept 2012 until March 2013 election day)

hey hey
voting day
go on strike
take a hike
smash a bike
wave a...

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Categories: election day, life, places, political, satire,

Nigerian Independence Celebration
As October 1 approaches, HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY……………………
I have enormous tracts of land and vast volumes of water, but cannot feed myself.
So I spend $1 billion...

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Categories: election day, celebration, freedom,

Election Day
“Election Day” 
by:  Eric L. Boddie

By plane, train, bus, car or boat 

I’ll travel the Earth to win your vote 

I can’t say when...

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Categories: election day, crush, emotions, love, women,

BAAA BAAA
           I've given up my right to keep

       ...

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Categories: election day, allegory, life, political

Premium Member At Doubt's Door
(I wrote this PRIOR to the election, but many of the same questions remain)

I cannot tell you where I stand,
I don't know what to think,
Our...

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Categories: election day, america, people, perspective, philosophy,

Premium Member Election Day
This autumn morning with the birds waking up
and the leaves changing is Election Day. I meet
Jane Trichter on the downtown subway and discuss
Henry's upset. Her...

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Categories: election day, america, bird, city, earth,

To the Leader of our Country
Dear Sir, what am I to do
to defend myself for trusting you
it hurts me to feel so betrayed
by someone i elected on election day

You were...

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Categories: election day, angst

Premium Member ELECTION DAY
Election, Schmalection!
It's not we who choose.
It's Congress that picks the one they will use.

It isn't the people,
Who vote the man in.
It's the Powers That Be...

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: election day, political,

holidays with a change in the weather

     Holidays with a change in the weather

      It starts with a chill in the air....

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Categories: election day, holiday, labor day, cinco

For election day 2016
When I think about this year 
and all the stories that we hear
of Clinton's crimes, and Trump's remarks,
and how the media embarks

on efforts to distort...

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© J. Patrick  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: election day, poems, political,

Come On Down To The Gilded Age
COME ON DOWN TO THE GILDED AGE
By Roy Merritt

Come on down to the Gilded Age 
We’ve crawled our way back
And we’re coming hard and heavy...

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Categories: election day, political,

Sequel to A Girl was raped in a bus that night
It is time to grieve a cop has died
Son to a mother, darling father to a child
Leaving kin behind and many more
Claimed by the force...

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Categories: election day, angst, death, time, political,

Trump Can Change America
The most critical issue today is that
Trump is able to change America very soon;
although he may seem a bit pragmatic, 
too anxious and not that...

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Categories: election day, abuse, anger, anxiety, change,

Premium Member November Eighth Election Day
November Eighth Election Day
By Franklin Price
11/8/2016

November eighth election day
The end is finally here
To the dirtiest campaigning
Ever run for most the year

Both parties were ferocious
In pursuing...

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Categories: election day, how i feel, political,

Premium Member ELECTION DAY FOOTLES
Election Day Footles


Non-Voters

Passive
Asses



Unenrolled Voters

Selection
Defection



Last ditch pitch

Stand out
Hand out 


Crumpled and pitched

Pamphlet
Spam-let




3/3/2016
...

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Categories: election day, humor, political,

The market is up
The market is up, the market is down
Pundits speak of recession fear
Under-employed, we are sure it is here
Elections are near, common sense in short supply
The...

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Premium Member SuperPac
dark horses, flashing wild eyes & lolling tongues
minions of masters blind secrets, colliding on
judgement day

the watchmen, pencils poised, stream data weighing
heavily on balance sheets, despite...

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Premium Member Election Day
Day to choose between 
Multiple alternatives
Picking the less worst...

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Categories: election day, humor,