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Best Rape Poems

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


Premium Member Rape
October: I'm eighteen, shortcutting home
through an autumn-burnished churchyard -
copper-lustred leaves, moss-skinned stone -
a jaunty swing of skater skirt and arm,
college folder square-sturdy in my hand.
In...

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Categories: rape, abuse,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member The Sowing
Upon the wind sheltered hillside,
the sharp tang of metal and the sting of salt air lay
over a field of blood-red poppies, no Flanders Field.

At years...

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Categories: rape, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Cry of the City

We will walk then, you and I

When daylight shuts her weary eye;

Down the streets where beggars sleep

And drug crazed addicts spend their keep.

On streets that...

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Categories: rape, life, prayer, time, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member This Poem Is How I Feel
Sometimes on the road of life
	Change becomes the norm
		When you think, “The sky is true”
			The horizon brews a storm
Some storms last but a minute
	Like a...

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Categories: rape, introspection, life
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Human Being
You are a human being they told me, something you should treasure
But isn't a human being the only animal who kills for pleasure?
Man's inhumanity to...

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Categories: rape, confusion, social,
Form: Couplet



Premium Member The Rest is Silence
I left her behind
emaciated
I left her
dying
I left her
I left her
I wanted to die there with her
there in the desert
where I left my mother
there where the...

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Categories: rape, history, remembrance day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Gods of Winds

Notus comes creeping furtively from the south
hot and bothered from the blazing summer sun.
The wind of change...concealed it launches sudden storms
as clouds pile up across...

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Categories: rape, wind,
Form: Verse
My Torment
A fleeting still small voice tries to warn me
A sudden overwhelming desire to run
The tell tale taste of metallic flakes
Means my nightmare has begun

Everything around...

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Categories: rape, angst, confusion, depression, health,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member I Came By
I Came By…
(to see you)

You don’t see me. 
I see you, everyday. 
I am afraid to say hello. 
You may say good-bye. 

I just want...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rape, beautiful, chocolate, cinderella, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Crimson Rain
On a still...ancient horizon,
Massive dragon wings emerge,
To the atmospheric battlefield. 
Where two legendary beasts,
Clash for the love...of a dragoness.

A battle of mythic proportions,
Of two stonily...

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Categories: rape, fantasy, love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Breed
Sometimes within the walls of today
We simply search for another way

To make this day all it should be
I must learn to live eternally

A blessing given...

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Categories: rape, confusion, introspection, native americanlife,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member to war, from youth
* I'm not sure I'm finished with this ... but for now. *

            ...

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Categories: rape, war,
Form: Epic
Premium Member GOD SEES THE COURAGEOUS AT WORK
Strangers are attacking me; 
ruthless men seek my life—
men without regard for God.  Selah

Psalm 54:3

GOD SEES THE COURAGEOUS AT WORK

Wild-eyed disregard for God —
The...

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Categories: rape, abortion, christian, dark, murder,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Girl From Darfur
I can show you where the brimstone sun has no remorse,
and where devils on horseback, have burned our homes, have pillaged our farms.
A killing spree,...

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Categories: rape, death, holocaust, horror, sad,
Form: Prose Poetry
No time
Off goes the alarm, I continue to sleep
I wake up flabbergasted, my brain takes a leap
The milk boils over, I run amok in vain
The newspaper...

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Categories: rape, me, stress, time, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Monsters
Monsters live in houses, like you and I.
They eat and sleep and go to work each day.
They laugh and they feel pain.  Perhaps they...

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Categories: rape, evil,
Form: Sonnet
Moonless Nights over South Sudan
Moonless Nights over South Sudan

heartless Moon, don’t tell me
that you weren’t looking 
when soulless soldiers dragged me
from my mama’s terrified arms
in our village in Rubkona...

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Categories: rape, africa, children, grief, horror,
Form: Free verse
Mama Swore It'd Be Alright
 I grew up shooting pool and dancing on the bar
 Mama said with enough buise anyone could be a star
 Daddy was in the...

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Categories: rape, childhoodheart, heart, life, cancer,
Form: Bio
Premium Member A Forever Kind of Love
If I could,
I would love you each day for the rest of my life as if there were no more tomorrows.

If I could,
I would show...

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Categories: rape, longing, love, passion, true
Form: Free verse
Tick Tock
i look at the walls around me
bootleg-moonshine shadows dancing
a waltz atop nighttide's stage
yet i am empty of my own emotion
alone, covered in reflections of us.

i...

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Categories: rape, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Go Away


wars drugs poverty
famine fear rape death
and degradation 
that's the impoverished world 
desperate immigrants flee

and yet we won't let them in

go die on the other side...

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Categories: rape, 12th grade, anger, angst,
Form: Suzette Prime
Premium Member - Dark Brainstorm -

Being strong is his only option
Satisfaction is not always the fulfillment of what you want
when you gets stuck in an unwanted situation
Witch hunting and lynsjing
He...

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Categories: rape, angst, confusion, dark, depression,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Another One Down
Another One Down
And another one bites the dust. 

Marriage. 
My friend, my neighbor, the lady next door, 
Rampant miscalculations of being too nice, 
two people...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rape, appreciation, betrayal, divorce, drink,
Form: Ballad
Scroll of an Oracle
Memory or dream from hell I cannot tell
The vision of stygian forests where harpies dwell
And men from them among men spawned
Greedy gullibles that on pagan...

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Categories: rape, historymen, men,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Angels Sing
Angels Sing

I hear them, 
all the time. 
When I pick up my child, 
and hold her close, 
her breath…
Harps; lovely,
faraway, 
and distant.

When I go to...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rape, angel, christmas, confidence, granddaughter,
Form: Free verse