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Best Eye For An Eye Poems

Below are the all-time best Eye For An Eye poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of eye for an eye poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member Path of the Storm
Words that sting, pelt like rain, 
slowly seep in.  I let them inside,
I don’t know why. I feel them,
deeply; let them saturate me 
till...

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Categories: eye for an eye, how i feel, words,



Premium Member Measure for Measure
An eye for an eye
Soon the world was blind
A place full of misery 
Not one person was kind

People chose to get even
They believed in blow...

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Categories: eye for an eye, corruption, earth, eulogy, pride,

To Cut the Corner of Your Coat
(Giving voice to those who suffered and believe in poetic justice)

Should I cut the corner of your coat?
Too many times you tried to squeeze my...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eye for an eye, abuse, anti bullying, forgiveness,

Premium Member Angel
Note: This is a sequel to the previous poem "Idiot" with the imagination of what if..................    


Angel


I have awoken from my nightmares
I...

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Categories: eye for an eye, angel, child, evil, fantasy,

YOUNG WICKED AND BLACK
I thought of one of my nephews before I wrote this, God bless him please

He's from a western land where the hustla's real,
And the thugs'll...

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Categories: eye for an eye, crazy, hip hop, life,

Premium Member THE OLD WEST
Lord what I'd give to go back in time.
Meet historical legends Wyatt Earp,
 Or Jessie James, let them leap off 
The written page, and live...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eye for an eye, death, fantasy, freedom, imagination,

War Mentality
They come from a different era
where patriotism is a just cause
they would fight for the true blue
never mind who was right or wrong

they stood staunch...

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© Ron Flatow  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eye for an eye, angst, death, history, war,

Let it go
Your life seems shaded
A part of you seems faded
In reality, clutching the past too tightly
Will leave no strength to live in the present!

Let it go
Let...

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© Mark Frank  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eye for an eye, heartbreak,

Premium Member An Eye For An Eye

There once was a couple of cats
Who fought in continuous spats.
The result was a tie
When each scratched out an eye -
An old-Biblical tit for a...

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Categories: eye for an eye, funny,

Premium Member NONVIOLENCE
No need for violence or aggression
A passive acceptance of oppression 
A powerful tool for social protest
To be peaceful and not violence many will resist
It presumes...

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Categories: eye for an eye, black african american, inspirational,

MOTHER EARTH
mother earth,
When would you stop feasting on our bodies
Stop your children and relatives
From killing our children and relations.
Our heart bleed thousand times in horror
At the...

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Categories: eye for an eye, earth,

Just A Note Eye For An Eye 8
Eye for an eye : There is no justice greater than love...

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Categories: eye for an eye, analogy, forgiveness, judgement,

Death Penalty
Death Penalty


Sonny Johnson’s home was on the street
   Sharing space with rats who nibbled at his feet
Until he moved his blanket to the...

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Categories: eye for an eye, death,

Premium Member Remember When
The fondest memory of a young boy’s drive,
   Are those things reminding us we are alive,
As when those physics of natural fortitude,
 ...

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Categories: eye for an eye, funny, introspection, lovegraduation, memory,

Spy vs Poet - pen trickery
Spy vs. Poet - pen trickery

(A collaborative poem by Serena Storm and Joel Thornton)


Dissimulating cloak – an apocryphal script 
Ah, I see "I" the spy...

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Categories: eye for an eye, creation, giggle, hyperbole, life,

A Few Nothings
To love someone,
Then, to suddenly hate
Dig own dungeons
Then why blame the fate?

When ‘pen is mightier, than the sword’
Then why do actions, speak louder than words?

Finding...

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Categories: eye for an eye, word play,

Premium Member The Lay of The Best Man - Part 2
The Lay of The Best Man - Part Two


I will not understate my distaste, but I do not hate. I rate hate as being irate
Shall...

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Categories: eye for an eye, humanity, men,

An eye for an eye
Who adores an ancient lore chore
And loves to see gore and wage war
Yet sore pouring pain?
This stems from an old brain
A story of man’s evil...

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Categories: eye for an eye, philosophy, war

Premium Member Is it an eye for an eye
Do you do things bad when somebody does bad things to you?
Do you give an eye for an eye?
At the moment, it seems like the...

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Categories: eye for an eye, faith,

Non-violence
The mountains screamed to wake the sea, 
The trees stood to be silent, 
The sun came to give light, 
But the world is still violent.

The...

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Categories: eye for an eye, change, conflict, people, war,

Moors Murder
In the dark dark year of 63
Britain's most gruesome murder spree
A conscious betrayal of innocence
With acts of barbarous decadence
Left five young children, in a hole,...

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© john scott  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eye for an eye, children, death,

Premium Member I can clean, I can drive
Plenty of sleep, no more tv, the wars in the Middle East
are resource wars, disguised as religious debates.
So Dad would say.

A beautiful winter day, hunting
season....

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Categories: eye for an eye, home, magic, poetry, religion,

An Eye for an Eye for an Eye

there are some parts of your personality
you must never look at
or Aristotle's logic will pay you a visit
for a 15th century anatomy lesson
an eye for...

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Categories: eye for an eye, how i feel,

Survival Of The Fittest
Dropped out of school
At an early age
Lived on the streets 
Because, I disgusted my mother
She thought I was a poor example
Of true Christian beliefs
At an...

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© Amy Rose  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eye for an eye, adventure, autumn, childhood, confusion,

Premium Member PEACE IS THE ANSWER
An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth
Violence is in your schools and communities that is the proof
Every tear can be a drop...

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Categories: eye for an eye, faith, hope, inspirational, love,