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Best Make Ends Meet Poems

Below are the all-time best Make Ends Meet poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of make ends meet poems written by PoetrySoup members


On how to make ends meet
If you eat less meat
you can make ends meet.

Volodymyr Knyr...

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Categories: make ends meet, food, health, money, wisdom,
Form: Couplet



A Chicago Pearl
A Chicago Pearl

She put her dreams on hold but carries them up proudly
as she serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, six days a week
to make ends...

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Categories: make ends meet, life,
Form: Free verse
pallette
The world is one big Pallette
full of mixed colours
mixed races,mixed cultures.
The world is full of different ideas
full of The Humble and The Intelligent, 
How Beautiful...

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Categories: make ends meet, loveworld, child,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member INHUMAN MALICE








A father of six he was in his early forties,
struck by cancer
toiling to provide for his children 
with
no property
no land
no animals 
but a loyal old...

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Categories: make ends meet, evil, world,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Rose Colored Memories
It’s easy to remember the good times
Never thinking about the pain
Rose colored memories of sunshine
We forgot about the rain
Times were so much harder then
Sometimes not...

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Categories: make ends meet, nostalgia
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member An Ordinary Man
I want to be inspired to write
    a song people really want to sing;
I want to be inspired to compose
  ...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make ends meet, inspirational, on writing and words, song-song,
Form: Lyric
My Orion
Last night I awoke to the sign of Orion, and the big dipper pouring beauty into her
countenance.

Though the stars say she is a Capricorn, a...

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Categories: make ends meet, loveme, time, me, time,
Form: Blank verse
The Perils Of The Ghetto
Soft silhouettes sashay by my window
Grievingly gazing out unto a world of which you may never know
Linen curtains briefly ruffled in the breeze
Old drunken Julius...

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Categories: make ends meet, life, people, sorry, world, may,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Colliery
Summer days in a mining town
Lunch box sitting by the kitchen door
Whistle blows at the Colliery
Time for work, all my muscles sore
Long day’s work for...

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Categories: make ends meet, life, on work and working, peopleday,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Sheltered
We stood hand over heart as the flag was unfurled
We were sheltered from the real world
All men are created equal is what they did teach
Never...

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Categories: make ends meet, hope, peace, people, visionarypeople, children, people,
Form: Rhyme
Riches to Rags
I have heard of it,
I was in it,
I have imagined it,
But I am yet to experience it.

What is this dream?
Who is this dream for?
Is it...

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Categories: make ends meet, courage, devotion, dream, freedom, political, success,
Form: Free verse
Remember me?
I was the one who was sat on the wall
I was so little the others were tall
The school was next door so I didn’t go...

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Categories: make ends meet, lifeschool, summer, autumn, retirement, school, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SKELETONS IN THE CUPBOARD
All he is rackety-raggedy walking the streets.
Talking about things that are conflicting.
His mind has been captured by the wrongful deeds of people.
He has been cheated...

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Categories: make ends meet, character, conflict, crazy, education, fathers day,
Form: Narrative
My Roots 2916
When I was 7, my mother told me my name was spelled wrong.
D-E-Y-S-I, No Deysi, No, In America It’s D-A-I-S-Y
I asked her why? 
I didn't...

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Categories: make ends meet, community, culture, family, growing up, identity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Look The Other Way
There is a family down the street.
Minimum wage, trying to make ends meet.
Their choice is eat or heat.
It's not your concern.
Look the other way.

Single mother...

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© Ken Duddle  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make ends meet, poverty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beads And Hippie Hair


How lucky can one man be

To have the love and friendship

Oh so many sweet adorable people

Here on the Soup... male and female

It's like a love-in...

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Categories: make ends meet, memory,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member LIMPIDITY OVERWHELMS OPACITY
Miserable is life on earth.
Drab to the life we use to enjoy.
We see sun dancing above, but the brightness only bleaks our persona.
It is a...

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Categories: make ends meet, angst, anxiety, courage, how i feel,
Form: Quatrain
My Father's Shoes
Could i ever fill my father's shoes,
I don't know for i never knew the man whom 
belonged to the shoes i was supposed to fill,

He...

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Categories: make ends meet, father, inspirational, loss, dad, dad, i
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Things Have Changed
By Robert (Bob) Moore

When I was young, the doctor, came around if I got sick
gave me a pill, or needle, and that would do the...

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© Bob Moore  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make ends meet, life, memory, time,
Form: Rhyme
Young Black Man
The everyday struggle of a young black man
Just the thought of being broke
Trying to get him to understand
If you don't work You don't eat
But these...

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Categories: make ends meet, introspection, work, dog, dog, work,
Form: ABC
Growing Up Rich
Growing Up Rich

My childhood home was just four rooms, heated by a black stove in the kitchen.
No phone, no car, a toilet in the basement....

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Categories: make ends meet, childhood, family, lifemom, school, me, home,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member OUR UNI-SONG
OUR UNI-SONG

If only you are near, 
  dear, how I'd like to stay here
You are so special,
   my core nuclei among all...

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Categories: make ends meet, feelings, love, sweet,
Form: Quatrain
The Storm Is In The Calm
The angles are in the storm
Just before  the break of dawn
Sending a message to everyone
Telling them to remain calm
The angels are singing out loud
They...

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Categories: make ends meet, abuse, america, angel, anger, betrayal, community,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Loss of Innocence
As I was walking late one night along a downtown street
I came upon a sad, sad sight that led to hope’s deplete.

The painted ladies paced...

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Categories: make ends meet, growing up, innocence, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Strangers
 Warning, this poem is dark. It is inspired by the  Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer.

Gather around and hear of the strange day,
When three...

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© Del Higgs  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: make ends meet, dark,
Form: Iambic Pentameter