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Best Homicide Poems

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

Premium Member Homicide
Death pain in Texas
Kimberley executed
Legal homicide...

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Categories: homicide, society, , cute,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member Justified Homicide
Justified Homicide

While words roll on and cameras turn
The sea beats the "saviours" and the fires burn
Within the depths of the watery grave
Of men not old,...

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Categories: homicide, anger, death, emotions, how i feel,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Fighting God
You promised to take care of me like a new cherished bride
I cling to it, waiting until at the point of suicide
now your expectations and...

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Categories: homicide, anger, christian, conflict, god, relationship, religion,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Imagine That
If there was no crime
No hurry for time
No genocide
No homicide
If there was no mothers burying their sons
If mankind didn't invent guns
If schools still had prayer

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Categories: homicide, inspirational, philosophy, social, visionary, planet,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ballad of Goodie-Two-Shoes
My mother went to heaven on the day that I was born
My father raised me up before my mother he would join
He said, “Son, to...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: homicide, life,
Form: Ballad

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: homicide, crazy, hip hop, life, spoken word,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Halloween and the Yellow Rose
     The day my mother was taken from me 'Halloween'
     fifty she had just turned the golden...

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Categories: homicide, betrayal, death, dedication, grief, heartbroken, i
Form: Elegy
love is a poison
love is a vicious posion
 that has no comparison.
 the black death, aids, cancer, ebola
 are not even close to its ranpit death toll.

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Categories: homicide, death, love hurts, metaphor,
Form: I do not know?
No-Name No: 18
The world burns apart,
like paper over candle.
The only breaking point 
that this planet couldn't handle.
Something turns to nothing
and that nothing's what remains,
that nothing turns to...

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Categories: homicide, anger, dark, lost, planet, sad love,
Form: Rhyme
The Other Mom
I was laying on the beach
On a hot August morn
A sudden pain in my gut
I knew that something was wrong
It's Eddie.  I felt it...

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Categories: homicide, death, mother, sad, son, son, heart,
Form: Dramatic Verse
"Eggicide" A Humpty Dumpty Tale
Remember Humpty Dumpty
Who fell off the wall?
Well, it wasn't no accident
We can prove he didn't fall

It was a government conspiracy
They were testing a new glue

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: homicide, funny
Form: Rhyme
Ladies, since birth
We need to know what we are worth
The pearl between our legs
is what everyman begs
Before opening them wide
value your pride
Speak knowledge out of...

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Categories: homicide, black african american, inspiration, inspirational,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member road side shoes
Discarded shoes are mysterious things  
more than a deer, old tire or deep forest yetti
they come out of nowhere
one day they're here
the next day...

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Categories: homicide, clothes, pollution,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member BATTLE RAP

Let’s take this outside
Your turn to be objectified
Necktied offside and brutified
Come step outside
Where you can no longer hide
Now you and me can collide

You’re worse than...

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Categories: homicide, abuse, anger, anti bullying, bullying, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Kings And Castles -

Everyone had a unique reason for playing the Game
as we find different means for surviving Life
until the proper seconds of Death come stomping by with...

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Categories: homicide, art,
Form: Ode
Premium Member WE MUST CHANGE
My spirit is kindled with hope and dreams
My ancestors were king and queens
Free from the rules I followed as a child,
When everything was a game...

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Categories: homicide, black african american, faith, hope, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
A letter from ME
ME dear FATHER you already know,
But you need to be briefed,
On a tragedy I believe you must not know.
There’s a deadly dance with violence killing...

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Categories: homicide, black african american, conflict, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Greater is He who is in me
Greater is He who is in me the Lord Jesus Christ 
Greater is the gifts He's given to me His love and the breath of...

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Categories: homicide, abuse, black african american, christian, inspirational,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member The White Lady of Skipsea
"The White Lady of Skipsea"

Last night I dreamt 
I dreamed of you
a kind of dream 
within a dream

my soul escaped, 
this firmament,
my immaculate heart

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Categories: homicide, dark, fantasy, gothic, history, horror, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Old Glory
  slow the evisceration
    dulling guilt's knife edge
Jim was from Tuscaloosa
    His remains flew home last year

professors applaud

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Categories: homicide, america, thank you, veterans day,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member The Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth
The Whole Truth & Nothing But the Truth
(If I Made a Movie)

It’s the movies that I love a lot,
and the truth is, if I had...

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Categories: homicide, happiness, truth,
Form: Limerick
In the fecal folly of the scheme of things puke poetic, sorry
OMG this is what I think as I am reading? 
thus pus poems and yes they stink
simple in word mire contrivances with 
rancid rhyme scheme...

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Categories: homicide, adventure, dedication, judgement, philosophy, spoken word,
Form: Free verse
Oscar Leonard Carl Pistorius
Paralympic athlete - victorious
Guilty of homicide
No longer glorified

NOT for contest


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Categories: homicide, sad, sports,
Form: Clerihew
Arizona Heat
Arizona Heat, packing it hard
Deeper then the deepest Chocolate Windows 
Framed by long lashes, ebony compassions
Dying souls oppressed by more than the hotness of the...

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Categories: homicide, angst, life, sad, teen, urban, drug,
Form: Bio
Death of a Scholar- Rohith Vemula
At age of 26, Rohith Vemula
Died, cold murdered, homicide
Left his legacy of fight
Against atrocious tide
Of mislaid humanity

Death too wonders,
What killed him tender?
Injustice if condemned,
I too...

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© rahul gade  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: homicide, courage, hero, racism,
Form: I do not know?