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Best Sell Out Poems

Below are the all-time best Sell Out poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of sell out poems written by PoetrySoup members


We are all strippers on a stage
We are all strippers on a stage
choreographed of broken dreams.
Our materialistic schemes
drown values in whiskey bottles.


We are all strippers on a stage
who put down our...

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Categories: sell out, introspection, life, philosophy
Form: Quatern



21st Century Indian
It's ok that I'm Native American:
If I am attractive and half naked,
If I am uneducated,
If I speak in broken English,
And sing Christian songs.

It's ok that...

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Categories: sell out, culture, discrimination, how i feel, identity,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FROM OBSCURITY TO THE GAIETY
All preparation had been completed
The big night was finally here
At three in the afternoon I went to dress rehearsal
Stood on the Gaiety stage for the...

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Categories: sell out, confidence, me, poetry,
Form: Verse
Valentines you say
She waits for me beyond this shower certain.
I could open it, and be anything I choose to be.
I could have stashed a box of chocolates...

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Categories: sell out, romance, me, day, me, , cute,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Let Us Speak Clearly
Let me speak clearly with you
dear religious and atheist Trumpians,

A fool in executive office
is a leader
only in foolish directions.

A rich thief
is the worst thief
as survival...

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Categories: sell out, caregiving, culture, education, health, integrity, love,
Form: Political Verse
Resilience
Thank you dear Lynda McCarthy for your love, understanding, passion and guidance

They are whispering now, yes I hear people talk,
‘Think she’s got mental problems?’ Is...

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© Elaine Ho  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sell out, anxiety, appreciation, blessing, character, courage, depression,
Form: Rhyme
ohh mighty dollar
for the love of money / people will rob their own brother

for the love of money/ people will sell out completely

for the love of money/...

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Categories: sell out,
Form: Lyric



Lord of Lies
Lord of Lies


With an absent mind
  We’re evasive or we lie;
Lies that shortly blind;

We don’t mean harm
  In a prank or a joke
But...

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Categories: sell out,
Form: Rhyme
Its never our own fault
Pitfalls are all over
Economy flunking...
Rich people are partying
Enjoying their lives...

God's message ignored
Stepped on and forgotten...
People's morals are low
Demands placed on others are very sky high...

People...

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Categories: sell out, allusion, confusion, life, political,
Form: Concrete
For They Are Many And Legion Is There Name
standing at the edge of no more time
I see the bottom of the grave 

it looks, of mud and cold without no rest in place...

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Categories: sell out, business, death, funeral, health, political, science,
Form: I do not know?
How will they remember us
How will they remember us 
Those born after the war. 
What will they say about us.

Will they fully grasp the level of our sell out
Our...

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Categories: sell out, allusion, anger, anxiety, bereavement, betrayal, bullying,
Form: Free verse
wake
WAKE
Living in my dream to sell out my bail
Riding stately on my goals like a smooth sail
Am so sure of winning even when the scoreboard...

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Categories: sell out, anger, bullying, corruption, courage, desire, destiny,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It's Time I was Moving On
Sad news today, February 6th in our year 2011
To "The Great Gig in the Sky" sell out in Heaven

My favourite blues rock guitarist, Mr Irish...

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Categories: sell out, inspirational, life, loss, music, on writing
Form: Couplet
the quiet one
always did what they were
told at work,
always gave 120%,
always was there early &
stayed late if needed,
always came in on his/her
day off
when called upon to do...

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Categories: sell out, life, people, people,
Form: Free verse
The Night Jesus Was Betrayed
I wonder what it was like the
 night Jesus was betrayed…
I’m sure the look upon his face was 
one of sadness displayed.

The one whom he...

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Categories: sell out, confusion, devotion, faith, forgiveness, friendship, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Forever in Memory
   Remember their faces, their music, and most joyishily their impact on the crowds
and thongs of popparazzi that love them and even the...

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Categories: sell out, dedicationhistory, life, love,
Form: Narrative
Mission Statement
What does it mean

‘inherit the world’

To receive on a silver platter

Our parent’s throwaways

Mountains of Styrofoam

Drenched with acid rain

Soon the only trees will be

On display in...

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Categories: sell out, hope, inspirational, upliftingworld,
Form: Free verse
Dear Aunt Josephine:
Shy, sweet, timid Aunt Josephine,
What has happened to you?
Once so adventurous.
Once so alive.
Living life simply for the ride.
Love, passion,
It was all there.
One unhappy ending, now
You’re...

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Categories: sell out, adventure, confusion, life, loss, mystery, parody,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member The Winning Season
All radios and TVs
are tuned to the baseball game.
Our beloved team is winning.
Every day it is the same.
They are playing on the home field
to yet...

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Categories: sell out, sportsbaseball, love,
Form: Light Verse
Rejection
They didn't want Jesus Christ for their king,
     being meek was an utterly detestable thing
They didn't want Him for their king,
...

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Categories: sell out, bible, christian,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member MR Ice-T & ME Disagree
"I don't put too much into The Constitution. Ya gotta remember that this document was put 
together by a bunch of guys who thought selling...

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Categories: sell out, history, america,
Form: Rhyme
Price of Gain
I don't want to gain the world as a whole 
To be blinded by that which does not stay 
Only to end up losing my...

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© Skye Tandy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sell out, faith, fear, loss, prayer,
Form: Villanelle
Mainstream
She's become mainstream
She's been sampled and mixed
lacks soul 
Her beat is not the same
Manufactured by society
Original is no longer attached to her name
A product of...

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Categories: sell out, confusion, life, slam, urban, visionary, heart,
Form: I do not know?
Story of two flowers
The traveler walks past the ancient woods
He is traveling because his job is to sell goods
Suddenly tall figure walks out of the woods
The figure is...

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Categories: sell out, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
The Young Turks
I'm inspired by their bravery
To root out the truth and lies
To help the ignorant people
Tear the wool off of their eyes

I admire their fearlessness
To fight...

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Categories: sell out, america, dedication, political, society, tribute, truth,
Form: Rhyme