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Best Rights Poems

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

Premium Member Like A Girl
Like A Girl 

I play like a girl, I hit like a girl
You say I throw like a girl, 
And  when I run --...

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Categories: beautiful, girl, identity, rights,
Form: Free verse

Seems like I could be on top of the world.
I think about poetry like my tongue is pearled.
Just the other day I wrote a poem...

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Categories: rights, universe,
Form: Rubaiyat

 As a byway ahead  grows quite dim
late evening ‘s radiance slowly pales away ---
This fiery yet compassionate woman brushes luster 
into her hair...

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Categories: freedom, rights, women,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Freedom
Freedom is never free.
Respect our liberty.
Enjoy its many rights.
Expect it may cause fights.
Democracy survives,
Only if backed with lives.
May we not let it die.


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Categories: rights, america, courage, freedom, independence
Form: Acrostic
Seeking Equality - My Spirit
Lonely days and nights of childhood 
spent in tears, no comfort
wishing for a gentle caress, a peck
aching for the tender words
weary of the ignorance

my heart...

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Categories: rights, angst, child, childhood, lonely,
Form: Free verse

Common Man

The traveler reeked of weariness,
His companion was Fatigue
Wear upon his clothes suggest
He'd come a million league.

Gaunt were eyes deep set and brown
Above his cheekbones high

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© Jack Clark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rights, america, conflict, corruption, discrimination,
Form: Rhyme

Crystal cold are the pupils of some men
staring red to jailed porcelain dolls skin
dowered for the title of chastity,
your curves,...

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Categories: rights, abuse, change, conflict, inspiration,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Premium Member I am a Child- Poem written for Restore a Child Organization
I am a child
Like the one you tuck in bed
The one you kiss on the head
The one who gets loved instead
The one who is so...

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Categories: child, love, rights,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member My Cloud - John G Lawless

I don’t remember asking…..			
yet I am still hearing a babbling brook
of mindless chatter rolling pebbles
through my ears and across my...

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Categories: freedom, political, rights,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Devils favorite things
How can people want rights but they aren't right
While working in the daylight with souls bright as night
The creator shall judge the judges, The evil...

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Categories: rights, betrayal, evil, freedom, how
Form: Tail-rhyme
Premium Member Not Too Late for Tears- Girl Rising
She held her mother’s hand
As tears made their way
Down the face called
“Exquisite, beautiful, charming”…
The face that had been her comfort

She could not absorb the pain...

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Categories: rights, women,
Form: Free verse
Be Free
“ Be Free”

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Categories: rights, bullying, freedom, judgement, loneliness,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Change the world
Stagnant hateful world we live 
Something has got to give
 Mass destruction of the human soul
Innocent lives have become the toll
False prophets who have manipulated...

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Categories: people, poems, religious, rights,
Form: Rhyme
Idle hands scorching a trail
Through the Capitol
Closed mouths and hearts turn daggers
Biting our own tongues

And the streets are red rivers 
Through which they drive
golden chariots...

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Categories: leadership, political, rights,
Form: Free verse
The Right
         The Right 
   I feel in my world

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Categories: community, people, rights, society,
Form: Rhyme
A right to live
A right to free movement

A right to live

Where we want

Should be our perogative

We should not feel that we can not roam

Or decide to set down...

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Categories: dream, race, rights, uplifting,
Form: Narrative
my promise land
to have and have not
is reason lent to logic
and reality left to disspare

to my heart oh, not where?
the place of peace not there
then where can...

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Categories: passionpeace, peace, rights,
Form: I do not know?
You know my torment you hear my cry
Watching the television
Reading the news
I ask not for your views
your case for war is farcical
Your indifference to human suffering is immoral
Yet you call yourselves men...

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Categories: nature, anger, me, rights,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A bad guy with a gun
"Only a good guy with a gun can stop a bad guy with a gun."
So says the gun lobby—the bad guy with a gun!
School, shop,...

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Categories: rights, violence,
Form: Free verse
When Reason Goes Out The Window
I find it curious that people will debate the nature of God, with one side saying it is irrelevant as He doesn't exist and the...

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Categories: rights, angst, atheist, god, humanity,
Form: Prose
Nation's Damnable Blight

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Categories: rights, abuse, america, angst, corruption,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Reconstruction
Lincoln never imagined
today’s white victim zeitgeist,
pouting persecuted supremacists, 
their clenched jaws and fists.

Civil war rages in limbic memory.
Encoded somewhere,
the panic attacks and mirages.

Nobody is qualified...

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Categories: rights, america, discrimination, freedom, hate,
Form: Political Verse
Sacred Life
A flush of adrenaline
A river running high
To fight against a carnal harmony
No dam can be erected
Was it the builder's creation?
Or a flaw to be ignored?

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Categories: rights, abortion, baby, confusion, creation,
Form: Alliteration
If I annoy you
If I annoy you
Please tell me
Listen; i will do
If I annoy you
Please tell me
I will put my act together
If I annoy you
Please tell me
I will...

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Categories: rights, anti bullying, bullying, conflict,
Form: Free verse

Men and women in blue,
I write this in honor of you.
How you can even leave your
husband or wife?
When a bullet from organized 
madmen might take...

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Categories: abuse, america, patriotic, rights,
Form: Rhyme