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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


Premium Member Disposable Wisdom
Each day Annie Lesley opened a can
Her eighty-six-year-old hands trembling
As she sat with her cat and ate pet food
What is wrong with this elder’s rendering?

Pride...

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Categories: social, age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme



The View From A Window
A view of the ragged woodland from
The window:-
Slender branched trees that shed
From high above to low below;
The faint, mauven peaks
Smattered with barely visible
Scatterings of drifted...

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Categories: social, life,
Form: Rhyme
Playing Human
Introducing: Nate & Linda

The smile on my lips
is forced and coerced
I pretend to pay attention
give the best possible advice
everyone praises me
I'm so kind, polite and...

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Categories: social, humanity, humorous, life, pride, slam, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The True Knight
POTD 9th April 2018

Synopsis -
A story of selflessness without jealousy or rancor that is often evident through the ages in all walks of life, even...

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Categories: social, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
The Poets I Hope to Meet in Heaven - A Tribute to Chan Hurst 1979-2014
A few poems written by Chan Hurst, (Just That Archaic Poet)

I hope that we can find some comfort in them at this sad time.


"A Rational...

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Categories: social, dedication, farewell, friend, miss you, poets,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Loving Helena
The chair is her home, her universe now
It is all that her many years will allow
Helena’s elegant beauty once shone
Now her mind wanders a world...

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Categories: social, family, peopleme, grandchild, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Penny for your Thoughts
So many pennies,
lost in the system,
rejected, neglected,
dejected -
cursed by '99' price tags,
a charity box favourite,
nobody wants nor waits for.

So many forgotten pennies,
lost on the streets...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: social, analogy, metaphor, political,
Form: Free verse
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 him, friend,
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 BLACK MAGIC WOMAN

Madame Mistress, ebonies princess,
Southern comforts golden jewel,
A golden beauty down south does dwell.
She hides many secrets beneath her,
Glittering mask of mystery's mystic spells.
A dark priestess...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: social, adventure, beauty, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Introvert wings
Extrovert eyes express cimmerian connotations,
hidden within silent chambers of an introvert mind.
Thoughts twist and turn, but disguise frustrations,
as a melancholic heart struggles to remain kind.

Drained...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: social, angst, anxiety, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Politics and Poetry - is hate really the answer

Politics and Poetry – is hate really the answer

Why write a poem of hate about Trump
He’s been there just over a week
Though Hilary Clinton the...

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Categories: social, angst, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Young Brilliant Poet That Left Us Far, Far Too Soon Second Poet In Dedication series
Note:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percy_Bysshe_Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley,  Born 4 August 1792
Horsham, Sussex, England[1]
Died , 8 July 1822 (aged 29)
Gulf of La Spezia, Kingdom of Sardinia (now Italy)
Occupation	Poet, dramatist,...

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Categories: social, appreciation, art, assonance, beautiful, blessing, encouraging,
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, happiness, health,
Form: Verse
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: computer, culture, identity, satire, social, universe,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member WE ARE BROTHERS II


 
Don’t look at me 
As though I am an alien or a stranger,
Don’t let the dagger of antipathy 
Fly out of your eyes.

I am...

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Categories: social, immigration, love, peace, prejudice, , cute,
Form: Free 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, happiness, health,
Form: Carpe Diem
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, education, hope,
Form: Free verse
The Lady Of The House
It’s siesta, yet one can hear from the second floor of the house the animated sharing of juicy news some visitors have brought to the...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: social, abuse, analogy, black african american, society,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The Night I Fell Like Rain

You had that future retro look:  two thousand seventeen,
There was a slow and sultry permanence, a little slouchy lean
As you eased out of the...

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Categories: social, destiny, water, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
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
A Debutante's Ball To Remember
A Debutante’s Ball to Remember

In the autumn of my life, oft have I recalled that superb summer night,
when I finally experienced my long-awaited heart’s delight.
Family...

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Categories: social, celebration, dance, fun,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Terms and Conditions
In a social society,
where I'm not a priority.
I'm sick and tired of being strong,
when they only see me as wrong

I never read the terms and...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: social, angst, death, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Poets of a New Dawn

Taking a long ink dip in a desert pond,
rejected drake words
ripple echoes in the wilderness: Tread with care!
Dreadnought thoughts silicate crystalized,
glass menagerie opens to a...

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Categories: social, poets, truth, visionary, wisdom,
Form: Prose Poetry
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, humorous, irony,
Form: Rhyme