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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 On Human Rights Today
For centuries, minorities have fought
to gain their human rights. How can it be
that even now so many folks do not
feel safe in “civilized” society?

And one...

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Categories: rights,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Like a Girl
I play like a girl, I hit like a girl
You say I throw like a girl, 
And when I run -- I run like a...

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Categories: beautiful, girl, identity, rights,
Form: Free verse
A *****-Graphical Slamming Rebuttal
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
Premium Member International Women's Day
 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 Becoming Righteous Brings Righteousness
Becoming righteous is a high ask
who indeed can claim this real prize
for God declares all as sinners
so need God to give you rise

Being able to...

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Categories: god, rights, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member A Woman's Right To Choose
A woman’s decision to choose should
Never have been a matter for the courts
A woman knows, for her, what is best to do
When facing the realities...

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Categories: perspective, rights, women,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member With Each Morning's Promise
Reflections of pink, and gold on heaven’s floor, 
A hint of memories that came millenniums before, 
And the radiance of God’s glory, from the heart's...

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© Jay Narain  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: rights, women,
Form: Free 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
Premium Member Conquering the Blind Scales of Patriarchy

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
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
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
Premium Member Say Goodbye To 2021
Say Goodbye to 2021

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Categories: betrayal, corruption, holocaust, rights,
Form: Triolet
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
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
The Right
The Right 
   I feel in my world
      we all have a 

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Categories: community, people, rights, society,
Form: Rhyme
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
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?
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