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Best Social Poems

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


One World
Love is not a color,
No hue, neither a race.
All of our blood is the same, 
That runs deep within our veins.

If we could lift up...

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Categories: social, america, for her, for
Form: Rhyme



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: confusion, social,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Cyber real
Has the convenience of technology 
inoculated us from reality?
Do androids dream of electric sheep?
I pray the code my soul to keep?
Does your universe live within 4G
Or...

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Categories: social, computer, culture, identity, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Who Am I
I am the ring around Saturn
spinning words as particles of ice and dust
with the power to transcend

I am the original chosen to be right here...

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© humble b  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: social, black african american, faith,
Form: Verse
Each Day Takes its Turn
Standing firm 
we live 
we give 
we take 
we learn 
we strive to make sure 
each day enlightens us 
and brightens us
even as light fades...

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Categories: social, black african american, day,
Form: Carpe Diem



Premium Member Selfie or Call Me Insensitive
You call me insensitive,
But I don't believe that's true;
Because, you see,
It's all about me.
It's not about you.

You say your opinion doesn’t matter,
That I’ve no respect...

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Categories: social, angst, culture, funny, giggle,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oneness
Oneness
                   Authored by Chuck Keys

It had no...

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© Chuck Keys  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: social, black african american, dedication,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Enemy's Child : collab with Carolyn D

The battles on the field are harsh and tough
The looting in their wake engorged with greed
Abundant spoils of war are not enough.
 
Atrocious in their...

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Categories: baby, social, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Vigilant
We must be vigilant to 
the shards of  radiance and splendor 
that flash 
before our squinting cynic eyes....

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Categories: social, devotion, faith, hope, inspirational,
Form: Didactic
Wall Street
      

Set upon the new world stage within the burning fires of hell. Silently posed factions of the elite, suppress...

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Categories: political, slam, social, war,
Form: Epic
Soul Stones
We swallow boulders:
(lead words, molasses covered prejudice, glass shards of promises long broken)

Mouths open wide and heads tipped back
like Hawaiian fire eaters.

Chipped teeth are bits...

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Categories: social, hope, introspection, life, peace,
Form: Free verse
Viagra Falls
There once was a man from Niagara
whose wiener's so long it would stab ya'

but when it got little 
his pills became skittles   
until...

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Categories: social, allegory, fantasy, father, funny,
Form: Limerick
Secretly Obsessed
Obsessed with the thought of you
wondering if it's only me or
if you sometimes remember the sweet things you've said
and if you meant them how I...

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© humble b  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: social, adventure, confusion, dream, fantasy,
Form: Verse
Premium Member President for a Day
-Dr President Lady, please  launch the nuclear war button-

I'm packing up my girdle; I'm heading up state 
Where society thinks only men should run...

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Categories: social, appreciation, celebration, courage, devotion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Perception
To see ourselves as others see us --
unmasked images, through others' eyes --
half-formed caricatures, perhaps --
or mere grotesqueries -- 
barely recognized, telling
what we thought to...

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Categories: social, confusion, introspection, life, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member AUTISTIC
A mazing child full of life
Unconditional relentless love
Touched by angels through the strife
Insightful blessings from above
Struggles with communication
Tries with joyful anticipation
Intelligence beyond the norm
Child of...

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Categories: child, social,
Form: Acrostic
Heart Of A Poet
It jumps not to the thought of riches or the prospect of gold
For common treasures are not what it seeks
But rather it responds to that...

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Categories: imagination, passion, people, social,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member The Man in the Wilderness
Feeling like a lodger
In my own home
Thankful for my music
And my new found roam

Families and communities
They are just so hard to find
But in April 2009
I...

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Categories: social, computer-internet, education, family, friendship,
Form: Rhyme
Dark Nostalgia.
A town unlocks their Baptist cage.
They shout and scream unholy rage.
The scorching sun sears all beneath,
Forsaken whips snap from their teeth.
Their eyes are slits that...

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Categories: social
Form: Rhyme
Since First I Saw You
Since first I saw you, it was your eyes,
mesmerizing, your gaze transporting
me to a realm, not of fantasy, real,
where young men go when cupid’s
arrow takes...

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Categories: social, beautiful, beauty, brother, daughter,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Failure
They are in meaningless session again
Not seeking to serve but to practice the deception
Not seeking to lead but to mislead
Taking black and white, creating gray
Don't...

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Categories: political, social, prayer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Don't Hate Her
Don't hate her because she's beautiful 
Or envy that she's hot
She is all about appearances
It consumes her every thought

Try to look a little closer
Past the...

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Categories: people, social, beautiful, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
My Declaration of War on Self-Imposed Stupidity...WHO'S COMING WITH ME?!
All this hyped up glam and glitz
  giggly girls break down in fits
    these mascara clad boys devoid of wits
The shallower...

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Categories: funny, people, social
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Imagine That
If there was no crime
No hurry for time
No genocide
No homicide
If there was no mothers burying their sons
If mankind didn't invent guns
If schools still had prayer
If...

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Categories: inspirational, philosophy, social, visionary,
Form: Rhyme
Twixt Blaze and Claw
Abuses hurled and Alcohol gurgled,
In the vortex of confusion
And blurred vision.
Intoxicated pleasure from surreal leisure.
Fooled senses and numbed conscience.
Wiped existence of love and kindness cuffed.

Lashed...

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© Amy Angom  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, dark, social, sorrow,
Form: Blank verse