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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



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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member Oneness
Oneness
                   Authored by Chuck Keys

It had no...

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Categories: social, black african american, dedication,

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,

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,

Premium Member 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,

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,

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,

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,

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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Categories: social, adventure, confusion, dream, fantasy,

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,

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,

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,

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

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,

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,

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

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member The Enemy's Child - co-write with Paul C
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,

FLIRTY FISH
Our parents chose to join a cult

Nobody asked us

We went along with what they chose

Too small to make a fuss

Indoctrinated,we believed

This life was the norm,

We...

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Categories: people, social, parents, parents,