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Best Illegal Poems

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

I climbed over trepidation
poverty's barbed wire night
torn by your prosperity
my one change of clothes
thirsting for a drop of civility
on a deserted desert road
Scorched by hell’s...

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Categories: illegal, death, family, father, introspection,
Form: Free verse

Illegal Immigrants
This poem was written after I took a tour of the Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in Wyoming, the site of Custer's Last Stand.

It was...

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Categories: illegal, history, immigration,
Form: Blank verse
I Can't Breathe
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, 
Overwhelmed by...

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Categories: illegal, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination, racism, sad,
Form: Free verse

Don’t look at me 
As though I am an alien or a stranger,
Don’t let the dagger of antipathy 
Fly out of your eyes.

I am...

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Categories: illegal, immigration, love, peace, prejudice, , cute,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pot Head
There’s a poet who thinks we are not

such great writers, yet she’s not that hot!

What that smarty pants spoke

was like saying to coke,

“You’re illegal” when...

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Categories: illegal, humorous,
Form: Limerick

Poetry Police # 2
Many (con)-ARTIST are drinking more than the soup
A kidnapping of the mind
Confessions/conspiracy/rounded up in groups
Interrogation on a  prowler /who's words robbed us blind
Corrupting our...

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Categories: illegal, dedicationwords, me, poets,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tiptoe
Tiptoe, tiptoe, what they say is not what they say it is . . . 

Cameras rolling, take one, action! 
“How stupid can you be?...

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Categories: illegal, political, power, presidents day,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Mirror Mirror
Mirror Mirror

Do not lie. I know that you want to. 
I know that you may need to.  
I am broken, and soon…
You will be...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illegal, 12th grade, cinderella, happy, hello, hero,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member hypocrisy democracy and the seven day weekend
we have fences around our homes
locks on doors
bars across windows
video cameras-motion detectors
and panic rooms
to protect the only sanctuary that we have
even heaven has a gate...

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Categories: illegal, america, corruption, rap, truth,
Form: Free verse
Hi I am a Woman
you probably don’t care what my name is
I am a woman.
I was born so you can
sexualize me
catcall me
rape me
tell me that my skirt is...

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Categories: illegal, for her, slam, woman, women, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sawney Bean, legend of a cannibal - written in broad Scots dialect
Thar was nae richt ae laddie sair
wha heft a cave 'side Galloway,
wi' nae jaiken he griftit dare
as he was nae tae lippen tae.

Ill-naitur'd  fishwife...

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Categories: illegal, history,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member King Vlad Redux - Second Cold War
King Vlad Redux – Second Cold War

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin’s grimy fingerprints on current history
are for him nothing to gloat about—au contraire I say emphatically:
His actions...

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Categories: illegal, betrayal, corruption, discrimination, evil, international, political,
Form: Quatrain
Just like football I am waiting ,
Just like football I am waiting ,
on the side line,
To go up on the field,
Yes we are playing Goodooga,
Aboriginal big guys, tough as steel.

Here comes...

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Categories: illegal, adventureme,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member REFUGEES

Come by the thousands

Hungry, desperate, each day

Greece's agony mounts!*


Home lost, new home found

Distant shores opening arms

Tears flooding the seas 

© Demetrios Trifiatis

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Categories: illegal, humanity, immigration, war,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Lets Start Today - The Couplet Style
~ Let's  Start  Today ~
 ( Couplet )

 Let's bring into this world more love and peace
 So all these wars and violence...

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Categories: illegal, faith, hope, inspirational, love,
Form: Free verse
So you think you are like Superman
Pop a pill and you can fly
Beware of what you are really taking
To get an illegal high

The new superman...

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Categories: illegal, abuse, heartbreak, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Why Hillary Should Wear Flame Retardant Pantsuits
It was as wrong as it was illegal
and may yet in the courts have a sequel:
  seems like the FBI
  thinks it's OK...

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Categories: illegal, corruption, leadership, political,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Truth
It was the end of the job
a big do for everyone concerned 
they who were invited 
We were the last standing on the site
today was...

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Categories: illegal, anger, betrayal, sad, trust,
Form: Narrative
The Calamity of Nepal Part 2 Concluded

The Calamity of Nepal  Part  2 Concluded

The crisis of Nepal is not only the result
Of manmade deeds and erratic constructions
Of erecting unplanned houses...

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Categories: illegal, analogy, earth, natural disasters,
Form: Free verse
The Silent Code of the Animal Farm
The tricky question of how many animal farms we have
May be more complicated than most of us think;
There are at least some fifty-five animal farms...

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Categories: illegal, abuse,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Psychiatric Crack
A psychologist is a person who decided to spend a lot of money,
To recieve a piece of paper that says they know everything about me.


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Categories: illegal, anger, health, mental illness, society,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Weed and War
Did you know that weed is illegal because Nixon wanted to win a war?
Along with Henry Kissinger, who thrusted behind him, making his bum sore.


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Categories: illegal, anger, drug, political, prison, war,
Form: Couplet
On this night before Christmas
As I sit here alone
Thinking of Jesus
And all at his throne

I bow my head silently
And pray just to you
Lord Jesus your...

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Categories: illegal, christian, god, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Fashion Zebra
The Fashion Zebra

I am a flake. 
That is the term for people that do not follow through. 
It may not be fair. I have spent...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illegal, freedom, funny, inspirational, love, mental illness,
Form: Free verse
Poet Trapped Inside the Beast
I have the heart of a poet
Trapped deep within
The soul of the beast

Everyday I get up
And put on my dark
Bureaucratically correct uniform

I turn off my...

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© jake aller  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illegal, america, crazy, culture, god, political, power,
Form: Free verse