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Best Legislation Poems

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


The City And The State Of Play Today
THE CITY AND THE STATE OF PLAY TODAY

No one worries about morals today 
They follow the rules they create
So to them all is ok
Those on...

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Categories: legislation, business, community, corruption, international,
Form: Free verse



Children of Entitlement
They won't let us have
the same things ...
things that once was given to them
They say we deserve it not,
because we're of the rejected seed ---
those...

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Categories: legislation, black african american, perspective,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Oh, Lord, What Have I Done
The glamorous uniform looked sharp in the posters about town.
Recruiters convinced the lad to join the Marines of great renown!
Reveille called, sergeants screamed, another tortuous...

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Categories: legislation, funny, introspectionworld,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Speculation
Environmental ramifications
Will far exceed current tabulations
And surely cause widespread consternation
For resentful future populations
 
No hopes will be pinned on legislation
Look to intergalactic migration
Flight from a...

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Categories: legislation, visionary
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member They Won't Tell You

•	Warning:  This is a brutal truth and if you don’t want to hear about what is happening lately regarding things you may not have...

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Categories: legislation, america, angst, health, political,
Form: Narrative



Poetic therapy

As we are all part of the same verse,
languages to belong by diverse.
When the pen is mightier then the sword,
rhymed words are the crown of...

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Categories: legislation, 10th grade, allegory, appreciation,
Form: Ballad
Treaty of Waitangi
In 1840 the Treaty of Waitangi  was signed,
from then to now the government can't hide,
freedom the Maori wanted, from oppressing minds
but what they got...

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Categories: legislation, education,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE PERSPECTIVE OF ALABASTER SCROOGE
THE PERSPECTIVE OF ALABASTER SCROOGE

In modern English people time, when the world was full of eminent joy, there lived a man of prestige who was...

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Categories: legislation, culture, humanity, i am,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Vote For Me
I would like to announce my presidential candidacy.
I would appreciate it if you'd vote for me.
If I were president do you know what I'd do?
Pretty...

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Categories: legislation, political,
Form: Rhyme
IS JESUS IN A BOX
Is Jesus in a box, hmmm…, let’s see,
Jesus in a six sided container? That’s hard to visualize for me.

Who’d put him in? Better yet, who’d...

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Categories: legislation, religion, satire, jesus, ,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Red and Blue Estrangered Families
Dear Siblings Three,

I was reading a story
in which some siblings became estranged
after their parents died,
while others moved toward greater solidarity.

This is a variation on a...

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Categories: legislation, earth, faith, family, health,
Form: Political Verse
A Visit From a Social Worker
His hand reached out to mine, open, 
Holding it, I smiled, our eyes danced with understanding, 
Form and blush outlined his expectations, 
But I could...

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Categories: legislation, bible, care, career, christian,
Form: Free verse
Choices and voices
Choices my dear one,
So many choices, 
So few voices,
Some near,
Some far,
Some to fear.

A path.
Clear and chosen.  
The erasure of a closing.
The logos of math.
The...

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Categories: legislation, courage, inspirational, life, lost
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Peace of Mind
You hear about holidays that people hate
Rarely of exotic taste, finding the better fare, 
Cheap enough for travel agents to promote
Such resorts which they advertise...

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Categories: legislation, blessing, desire, destiny, health,
Form: Pastoral
Henry Morgan the Privateer
Henry Morgan was an admiral of the Royal Navy
In his time, commissioned, but most found him crazy
Such that the Spanish called him a pirate rebellious
Whilst...

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Categories: legislation, betrayal, character, conflict, courage,
Form: Rubaiyat
The Budget is a Moral Document
What goes into 
caucus and committee
and what comes out 
      of caucus and committee

what dialogue travels 
the halls of Congress
and...

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© Barry Levy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: legislation, humanity, political,
Form: Verse
Hey, I'm Tryn' To Eat
Well I don't know if you agree.
But somethings I don't need to see.
It may be time for legislation.
Cause some commercials cause aggravation.

Talking bout the side...

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Categories: legislation, assonance,
Form: Rhyme
Prayer Solemnizing Vitality
Wise no adulation, dedication and gratification 
   not emphasized the other three hundred and sixty four days a year
question their role as consumed...

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Categories: legislation, adventure, america, boat, courage,
Form: Epic
Hammer, the Don
Once there was a man called Hammer, the Don
the power of legislation to execute judgement he owns
his fort is full of "inhibitions" = "grudge"
his policy...

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Categories: legislation, humor, , cute,
Form: Limerick
Guy Fawkes Night
On the 5th of November in 1605,
When the new religion of Protestantism was taking hold, 
Political activist Guy Fawkes was arrested and executed, 
For attempting...

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Categories: legislation, anger, angst, anniversary, england,
Form: Rhyme
In Gods We Trust
======================================================

Welcome to the fallout and collateral damage everywhere, you turn!?

But no ones going to admit it nor shall they take the blame; Actually

The rat race...

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Categories: legislation, hope, life, love,
Form: I do not know?
Just a bit of meditation
If greed had not been passed down by generation 
If love and peace had not been reduced to confiscation   
If the rules of...

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© Lisa Geier  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: legislation, love, peace, philosophy, war,
Form: Free verse
Insidious
It is intellectual dishonesty
When politicians discuss disparity

Both parties dance around the issues
As if the ones the issues pertain to are fools

Voting rights for instance can...

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© Lara Wash  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: legislation, health, society, student,
Form: Grook
Premium Member The Alaskan Pipeline
The Alaskan Pipeline

1968 confirmed the year 
Of discovery by Humble Oil
To North America’s largest oil field,
On the North Slope of the Brooks Range,
A west to...

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Categories: legislation, education, environment, history, technology,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Gun Control, It Doesn't Work
The following is a hypothetical situation;
Absolute government gun control now sweeps the nation.
We are at our harshest with regards to gun control legislation.
No firearm can...

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Categories: legislation, political,
Form: Rhyme