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Best Piss Poor Poems

Below are the all-time best Piss Poor poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of piss poor poems written by PoetrySoup members


piss poor of a man
you a sorry piss poor of a man
you been around the block
you even slept with my friend

i dont see
why you cant get it right
you come...

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Categories: piss poor, funny, girlfriend-boyfriend, husband, life,



Forget naught
-Forget naught-

So soon after supper, you’ve forgotten
Those ones you called your alter egos.
Said adieu and you did not stay o!
So soon you forgot those ones?						

The...

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Categories: piss poor, education, freedom, inspiration, language,

Checkmate
Pawn
You've been a peon, lowly pawn your whole life
Never amounted to much,
nothing much ever went right
Grew up dirt piss poor,
never knew the reason why
you were...

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Categories: piss poor, allegory, allusion, life, metaphor,

The Silk Demon
These people make me sick 
These false prophets
These religious money pits 
These well dressed demons of deception 
Nothing but
Con artists
Liars 
Purveyors of pure sacrilege
Pretending to...

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© Eric Nolan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: piss poor, faith, hope, inspirational, life,

Watts Is Burning
Poet: Ken Jordan
Poem: Watts Is Burning
Edited by: Sparkle Jordan
written: July/2014


Run children run!
Run sister run!
Run brother run!

Run for your guns

We ain't backing down
Not this time -

Run...

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© Ken Jordan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: piss poor, anger, black african american,

Watts Is Burning
Poet: Ken Jordan
Poem: Watts Is Burning
Edited by: Sparkle Jordan
written: July/2014


Run children run!
Run sister run!
Run brother run!

Run for your guns

We ain't backing down
Not this time -

Run...

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© Ken Jordan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: piss poor, anger, black african american,

Ankle Bracelets

Clink-clink
Black panther eyes peering 
thru the concrete canopy
What do they see in the blood-smoke midnight air ... 
safari sound waves shocking,
moving the ghetto leaves
What do...

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Categories: piss poor, culture, metaphor, slavery, truth,



Poor Stewards

Cardboard box compassion,
canned love with a cadaver expiration date
Sub-contract the morgue delivery,
charge a mob fee that’s double the going vig rate
Profit from scapegoating the poor...

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Categories: piss poor, discrimination, poverty, society, truth,

FRINGE BENEFITS FOR WANTING WHAT I CAN NEVER HAVE
FRINGE BENEFITS FOR WANTING WHAT I CAN NEVER HAVE
snaggletooth and lonely
hungering for hunger and boney
in my mind, wanting to love you only
when you pass by,...

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© Marty King  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: piss poor, poetry,

Archives, Part 1
AmI haveI willI doI as all been some will be with all the helping verbs from Ahman and Ricks in jr high in a timed...

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Categories: piss poor, anxiety, children, how i

Mama is dead - The soldiers came
I - The dreamer 

And dreams gift feelings eternal 
in a finite clear real space. 
That mountain range is a tidal wave - 
land then...

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Categories: piss poor, allegory, political, social, drug,

Only Blue Matters
Sorry if I leave you star shooken
I’m just doing me
I’m just dancing like no one is looking
All the good things are taken
So I’m looking for...

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Categories: piss poor, beauty, happiness, lonely, poets,

WAR MONGERS
NO GLORY FOUND
 
No glory found and no guilt ever apportioned 
For those guiding young men to wars uncautioned,

The chosen too often of colour, unlearned or...

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Categories: piss poor, abuse, betrayal, farewell, march,

Kensington
"KENSINGTON" 
Written By: Billy Malloy
 I choose the path of the lonely, bitter and obsolete, I picked up survival techniques to make ends meet, I...

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Categories: piss poor, addiction, city,


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