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Best Political Poems

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


The Age of Poet Destroyer
A diamond in the Frost ... I am Emily, gazing through the years, 
Like Poe from rancid taste and dark smoke shadows
Florescent waste escaping a...

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Categories: political, community, pride, princess, strength, symbolism, visionary,
Form: Epic



Premium Member Ballad of an Unsung Hero
Vivid flashbacks from bloodshed battles
his soul still ravaged by devious dictators,
cries from fallen comrades still echo in his mind,
but he continues to walk upon a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, metaphor, political,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member As Poets Prepare their Pens
They hide behind mountains of ignorance, 
judging within a valley of selfish love.
Among weeds where flowers refuse to grow,
to the mercy of hypocrites -

only we...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: peace, perspective, political,
Form: Free verse
Across The Border
"La Voz"

La Noche sin agua --- I spill my loving lips
Dancing, laughing and celebrating life 
I am his queen, aka' dulce Nina
A night he must...

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Categories: anger, corruption, how i feel, political,
Form: Free verse
Diamond Cut
"A Broken Demo"

In a desperate cry for help
She hires every jeweler
A cheap sheep crying, Wolf!
Using old repeating politic
utilizing lies * manipulation 
To cover the Glass...

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Categories: abuse, evil, leadership, political, power, slam,
Form: Free verse



Jesus
On the day our eyes open to the prism of the sun

On that day, Winter solitude  would be gone

The avalanche of differences melts into...

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Categories: political, blessing, easter, forgiveness, jesus, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stars and those with Stripes
"America First",
is the worst.
Should not thinking of others,
be your thirst?
Those who are selfish,
end up being cursed!
Soon they'll be last,
instead of first.

Who among you,
prefers guns and...

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Categories: political, black african american, class, future, immigration,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Toilet Bowl Committee
Toilet Bowl Committee (aka: Uptown Hood)

A lavatory confinement
my$h!tdontstinkcomode.com
---
If you want to moderate this place, pick up the pace
From the mouth down to the @$$
Your so...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: political, abuse, anger, angst, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Would You
Scrolling and scrolling 
the scripts slipping in 
seduction of the scene 
seen or unseen 

deflection 
not to mention reflection 
mirrors don't always appear 
to be...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: love, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ordinary man
Snow is falling and floods are flowing,
people dying and children keep crying,
but he's just an ordinary man,
sitting there watching TV.

Icebergs melting and penguins starving,
men in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: allusion, analogy, political, pollution,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Politics and Poetry - is hate really the answer

Politics and Poetry – is hate really the answer

Why write a poem of hate about Trump
He’s been there just over a week
Though Hilary Clinton the...

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Categories: angst, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Young Brilliant Poet That Left Us Far, Far Too Soon Second Poet In Dedication series
Note:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Bysshe_Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley,  Born 4 August 1792
Horsham, Sussex, England[1]
Died , 8 July 1822 (aged 29)
Gulf of La Spezia, Kingdom of Sardinia (now Italy)
Occupation	Poet, dramatist,...

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Categories: political, appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, blessing, encouraging,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Under the Surface
Mind cannot comprehend, it finds it strange,
when ignorance reigns in human exchange.
Wonder if some people will ever change,
or wish to remain in the firing range.

I...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anti bullying, judgement, political,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Shattering Rose Coloured Glasses
Uncomplicated me
I thought I was coloured blind
free thinking and kind
with an evolved mind
Loving and accepting 
of the ones I find

Yet my blindness 
Is that of...

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Categories: political, betrayal, black african american, brother, courage,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Penny for your Thoughts
So many pennies,
lost in the system,
rejected, neglected,
dejected -
cursed by '99' price tags,
a charity box favourite,
nobody wants nor waits for.

So many forgotten pennies,
lost on the streets...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, metaphor, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member DEMOCRACY


Oh Democracy,* 
You, most desirable bride among  
Political systems,
Your suitors many have been throughout 
History  
In every part of the world, you were...

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Categories: people, philosophy, political,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Oneness
Oneness
                   Authored by Chuck Keys

It had no...

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© Chuck Keys  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: political, black african american, dedication, education, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Characterization
Our two party system isn’t working
Plastic figures, disaster lurking
Conservative or liberal isn’t the call
It’s the ultra rich against us all
For the people is what it’s...

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Categories: political
Form: Couplet
Premium Member That Was a Human
Allow me to be disgusted at the jest
and your halfway happy surprise at the end result
of the missile timed precisely:

Did he just splatter?

And allow me...

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Categories: political, abuse, angst, bereavement, corruption, horror, humanity,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Thats a sin
A whole new twist to the same old story
Evil scientist in their laboratories
Creating monsters that live in the night
I often reflect on mankind's plight
As mankind...

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Categories: confusion, faith, life, people, political, science,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member WE, NASTY WOMEN
                        ...

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Categories: allegory, history, political,
Form: Ekphrasis
Premium Member - A President Is Not God -



           Undone for all to see ... human fellowship, peace created

    ...

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Categories: america, political, world,
Form: Verse
Movements of Beginnings
                        ...

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Categories: history, philosophy, political
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Last Tussle in Brussels

Somewhere in Brussels, March 2019,
Poor Theresa’d not slept since about Halloween,
But at last it was ready! The dream Brexit treaty,
Which pleased every spluttering zealot so...

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Categories: fun, funny, humor, humorous, political,
Form: Rhyme
Maniac President's Song
(A parody of the Modern Major-General's Song from "The Pirates of Penzance" by Gilbert and Sullivan.)

I am the very model of a very stable genius.
Compared...

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© Ed Morris  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: political, funny, humor, humorous, mental illness, parody,
Form: Rhyme