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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


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
Premium Member 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: political, anger, corruption, how i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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,
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,
Form: Political Verse



Premium Member We the People
We the People
Will disagree
On taxation and prosperity
On liberty and duty

We the People
Are every color of Christianity
Every Jewish prayer, every song of Islam
Pagans and puritans, the...

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Categories: political, discrimination, freedom, history, society,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member America The Broken
“O beautiful for spacious skies”
yet marred by all it’s leaders lies.
See it’s “amber waves of grain”
beneath them hidden is a stain

I pause  “For purple...

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Categories: political, abuse, america, angst, beautiful,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Q Tipping
I remember when
Q was part of a Tip
now Q is a one way trip
to crazy town
It’s a place where thoughts flip
and up is down
Where every...

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Categories: political, abuse, america, angst, discrimination,
Form: Political 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
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 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 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,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Beautification
Corralled in Plato’s cave,
groupies of untenable shadows,
silenced their intuitions to the smoke and other sighs.

Jamaica’s capital hosted a convention
giving an ever-leaving coward’s play a stage,
now...

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Categories: political, allegory, anti bullying, bullying,
Form: Narrative
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,
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 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: political, confusion, faith, life, people,
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
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
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hell's Hospitality
The sun cries for us, its heat fades away
snowflakes sprinkle round its orbit, yet go unmelted
it feels like evening, but its yet noon
time never changes...

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Categories: political, africa, anger, corruption, culture,
Form: Prose Poetry
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: political, fun, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme