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Best Pollution Poems

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

Premium Member We Rulers Of The Earth
We Rulers Of This Earth

Homo-Sapiens we call ourselves, rulers of this Earth,
   Intelligent and civilized, but what is all this worth?

We're working hard...

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Categories: pollution, angst, corruption, drug, earth,

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,

Twice a month on our tiny little Isle
A group of heroes go that extra mile
Wearing protective clothing they clean the beach
Removing vast amounts of rubbish...

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Categories: pollution, appreciation, beach, beauty, care,

Dear Humanity:
Dear Humanity:

You know I love you, right?
Stop calling me Mother Nature!
I hate that!
Genderless am I…
Oh, yeah, I get the ‘bring life forth’ bit,
creator of new...

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Categories: corruption, earth, humanity, pollution,

Premium Member Colour of My Heart
Now brown, the once-blue brook meanders down
To dams where sludge has chased beavers away
As species die, our Mother casts a frown
For Nature can’t control man...

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Categories: nature, pollution,

Premium Member For Shame
The inky black water sucks her in further
As she descends into the black depths of the abyss
Cloying dark swirls cover her head as soundlessly it...

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Categories: pollution, betrayal, environment, natural disasters,

Premium Member woe is the sea


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Categories: ocean, pollution,

What Is That Taste In My Mouth
No warning.

The taste spread swiftly
around the room.

Eyes scour.
They pinpoint the doom.

A little old lady
Who's big on perfume.

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© Deb Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pollution, angst, conflict, environment, grief,

One hundred million years on Earth
There's no accounting for our worth
Without our quite amazing powers
there would be no trees or flowers

The Earth would be a...

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© Rob Biden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: environment, insect, pollution,

Nuclear leak
I am the nuclear ,the unwanted power,
i pay you according to you  care:
for how long have I served you?
Provided you the energy to carry...

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Categories: care, pollution, science, technology,

Premium Member Garbage - Wasteful Packaging
Garbage - Wasteful Packaging

Our packaging simply is wrong
To hold things in place safe and strong
The plastic hugs tight
The cardboard you fight
To get at the product...

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Categories: change, future, pollution,

Premium Member A Simple Truth
Blue edges an ebony sky
and cotton-candy clouds blush pink
for there’s a new day on the brink.

Where eagles once learned how to fly
morning is filtered through...

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Categories: pollution, culture, earth, environment, feelings,

Premium Member Do it properly - quote contest
    Quote.( Do not know who originated it, but used in the family at all times.)

"If your going to do something do...

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Categories: pollution,

Premium Member Asphalt Jungles
Today fades into yesterday
upon tomorrow's arrival.
And apathy claims denial
as endangered animals die.

Wherever concrete cities rise
collateral damage occurs.
For as jets traverse the skies
wild birds are annihilated.


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Categories: pollution, earth, environment, feelings, imagery,

Premium Member Lost Echoes - for contest
Lost Echoes

lost echoes wander silent valleys
reverberations orphaned tones
disconnected from their source

long ceased – solemn call to prayer
wasted on the ears of the callous
dried on the...

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Categories: environment, pollution, river,

Premium Member Puppeteers
Wars and crimes,
Hunger and thirst,
Sad for the world,
My heart bursts.

Holding onto hope by my fingertips,
Drinking polluted water by sips.

Blood of the wounded,
Blood of the dead,

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Categories: political, pollution, war,

Premium Member Contamination
So much contamination
needs a close examination.

take a breath of radiation
or a toxic medication
select a name with aspartame
clean your car of acid rain
eat the food with...

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Categories: environment, pollution, society,

Premium Member FATHOMLESS

fathomless ocean
birthmother of life

Submitted on May 3, 2018, for contest HAIKU : THEME SEA sponsored by MICK TALBOT  -...

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Categories: pollution, abuse, angst, environment, future,

Natures fields, plains, moors, deserts, wonders rife!
Habitats alive,
where life can survive!
Why? Civilised beings murdered all life!
For personal greed!
Used slaves to set seed!
Natures plan, the survival...

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Categories: nature, pollution,

Premium Member Wash it away
Wake up fresh in the morning, free from daytime's infections
   Splash a pot of coffee on your pristine complexion  

Rev up your...

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Categories: environment, pollution, water,

A Land that Once Was
Floods and fires, beware.
The time is ticking till all will despair.
The blood boils through my icy veins,
As she pours down through acidic rains.

“It won’t happen,...

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Categories: pollution, beauty, environment, green, mother,

swamp glory
fickle crickets: 
serenading sirens
of retreat, as chartreuse digits 
creep dark alley swamps;
hanging jungle themes invade
quiet dens perpetuated by
creation’s wet glory...croaking:
ancestral tales of grandeur.

mammal sigils:
	evoking tootling...

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© Sona Wilae  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: pollution, earth, green, heartbroken, life,


Wrathful trilogy:

Typhoons,  cyclones, hurricanes

Stern warning to Man!*

© Demetrios Trifiatis 
    19 September 2018

* Super Typhoon Mangkhut, the strongest storm of the...

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Categories: environment, pollution,

Premium Member road side shoes
Discarded shoes are mysterious things  
more than a deer, old tire or deep forest yetti
they come out of nowhere
one day they're here
the next day...

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Categories: clothes, pollution,

Premium Member TICK TOCK

Will the last to leave please turn out the sun.


submitted to – The doomsday clock 2 minutes to midnight – Poetry contest
sponsor – Emile Pinet...

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Categories: planet, political, pollution,