Best Pound Of Flesh Poems
Below are the all-time best Pound Of Flesh poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of pound of flesh poems written by PoetrySoup members
A Pound of Flesh
pound of flesh, death, life, love,
Do not be diabolically deceived by this entity called ‘Love’, and the Blue Jewell we call Earth. For both of them work in unison to...
pound of flesh, depression, hurt, pain, sad,
You've seen that look before,
so many times that you lost count
It's the look of hopelessness,
the look of despair
Vacant eyes that no longer care
Who let the...
TO MY MOTHER'S GRACE
pound of flesh, mother, me, love, me,
To my Mother's Grace
The world and skies are not equal
To the grace of my mother
The heaven and paradises are not equal
To the love of my...
Slave to the Job
pound of flesh, hate, jobs, retirement, work,
Vampires suck, they drain my life
it feels like that in this god damn place
A pound of flesh I'm sure they'll take
but even then they won't...
Moneylender (poem based on Shylock; a character from Merchant of Venice)
pound of flesh, dedication
You were rejected by your fellow man
A pound of flesh to heal your wounded pride
A just reward for squelching on a loan
Your hatred toward...
FROM MY ROOF TOP
pound of flesh, political
FROM MY ROOF TOP
From my roof top I see the world crumbles
I saw people of mine shout, endlessly
They shout for two common things
They shout for...
The Taxman Cometh
pound of flesh, america, money, society,
A devil in three-piece polyester
Sweaty jowls hanging over starched collar
Worker’s bane, savings account molester
Stalking your front door, try not to holler
Huntin’ for your cash; not...
Going to the Desert
pound of flesh, allegory, allusion, art, betrayal, business, christian,
Going to the desert
Trying to remember your name
Pondering your gift
Was it all in vain
The three wise monkey's
Light up their spliff's
Human beings turn into lemmings
A Shakesperian Dream
pound of flesh, funny, happiness, love
Written for a couple who love Shakespeare and are getting married Sat. 02
This isn't a tragedy as in 'Macbeth',
'Hamlet' or 'King Lear':
pound of flesh, history, life, peoplewords, world,
Vancouver's a private reference and it's not really about Canada as a whole, just one
experience regarding the aforementioned. Shh!
Schwein Fleisch vs schweinefleisch. As two distinct...
pound of flesh, political, satire,
Banks! Banks! Let us all do away with banks
And their dirty tricks and their silly pranks
Banks! Banks! They mean very little to me
If I was...
pound of flesh, africa, earth, joy,
I am an African
She asked me what Africa was all about
I told her that there were cornfields
As far as the eye could see
There were rivers...
Skirting the Issue
pound of flesh, death, religion, war, wisdom,
Somebody saw the enemy’s fearless leader
secretly slinking away
The battle in the blood desert field of Raqqa
was still raging on
Hell’s fury had more than a pound...
Cash Is King
pound of flesh, angst, anxiety, feelings, how i feel,
Money can come between the best of friends
its allure can dissolve most any bond
and follow you to the grave and beyond.
For when it comes to...
IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE - Part XXXI
pound of flesh, anti bullying, cinco de mayo, england,
IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE : Part XXXI
IF you pull a long lagging-behind face
You deserve your copycat status in more than one way
pound of flesh, life, loss, people, sad, social, time,
Her shadows' printed on the wall
at Aushwitz and at Buchenwald
She stares out of the Holocaust
with vacant eyes, forever lost
She's traveling the "Trail of Tears"
You Are My Mary
pound of flesh, faith, inspirational, loveday, me, sweet, day,
Go cast your stones if you will, and tell me
Your innocence is more just than her cause
Or read me in sand, flee her victory
pound of flesh, inspirational,
like a cold, blowing wind
coming out of the dark,
i will fight forever.
is better left
with it's pound of flesh
it has it's ways
to keep you...
I say No
pound of flesh, absence,
I do not know?
I do not want to work no more
The taxman knocking at my door
He wants his pound of flesh
But I want a life afresh
I do not...
SLEEP VS WORK
pound of flesh, sleep, work,
How can I say I'm ready to work
When with each tick of the clock
On my head sleep will knock?
Making efforts to be productive
Yet nothing to...
pound of flesh, black african american, history, introspection, life,
Indentured servants of
Herded into a treasure chest
Baptized on the bottom
Of the sea
pound of flesh, dark, fear, scary, violence,
In Boo Land ...
Every gagged mouth is covered
by a grave reeker hand
Raven black-cloaked, vomit foul specter
maniacally sob laughing
Someone’s been tilting the tomb bottles again,
pound of flesh, conflict, forgiveness, poetry,
is divine so
and if asked we'd
not have it any
wrong is done
then we fuss.
keeping our friendships fresh,
want our pound...
pound of flesh, confusion,
I want this and I want that is a consumer made by commercials growing up that's a fact
Buy now then pay never is routinely done...
Police Close Children's Lemonade Stand
pound of flesh, businesschildren, children, money,
Police Close Children’s Lemonade Stand
By Elton Camp
In Midway, Georgia the cops got it right this time
They put a quick stop in the early stages of...