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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


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, universe,
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
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, introspection, life,
Form: Quatrain



Motherland's Funeral
In the past, my country
cradled me in her bosom.
Today, I held her in my arms,
felt her slip away.

I lost my country today:
gave her up to...

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Categories: rape, dedication, funeral, lost, me, men, mother,
Form: Free verse
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
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, day, life,
Form: Couplet
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, war,
Form: Prose Poetry
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, sad, violence,
Form: Free verse
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 love,
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, drug,
Form: Bio
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
Tick Tock
i look at the walls around me
bootleg-moonshine shadows dancing
a waltz atop nighttides 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 - 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
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
A Dead Word
A dying word echoes your life
The past will come; the future will die
Faith will fall, just as you need
If light would rise, you’d make it...

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Categories: rape, angst, depression, lost love, philosophy, sadday,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Go Away


wars, drugs, poverty
famine, fear, rape, death
and degradation 
that's the kind of world 
desperate immigrants flee
and yet, we won't let them in
go die on the other...

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Categories: rape, 12th grade, anger, angst, anxiety, discrimination,
Form: Suzette Prime
Feminism, They tell me
They tell me that I must avoid feminism.
They tell me that feminism makes me hate men.
They tell me as a feminist no man will like.
They...

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Categories: rape, abuse, betrayal, body, conflict, identity,
Form: Free verse
Hi I am a Woman
Hi!
you probably don’t care what my name is
because
I am a woman.
Basically 
I was born so you can
sexualize me
catcall me
rape me
tell me that my skirt is...

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Categories: rape, for her, slam, woman, women, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ISIS
You can behead an unarmed man
You can rape a defenseless woman
You can blow up an innocent child

You can burn a book, or 1000's
Attempt to erase...

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Categories: rape, abuse, allah, death, evil, hate,
Form: Ode