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Best Society Poems

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


Premium Member 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: society, humanity, humorous, life, pride,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member New World Order
The Rulers wield their silver shields,
             wear golden coronets
while warders guard the prison...

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Categories: drug, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BECAUSE I LOVE YOU




I saw the bitter tears of unhappiness
Running down your agonizing face,
Ravaged with pain,

And I became a sponge of compassion
To absorb them.


I heard the howling 
Of...

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Categories: friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse
Odd Od Dodo
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Categories: appreciation, bird, introspection, society,
Form: Shape
Premium Member WEIRDO
Declared an outcast,
shunned by society -
but she's the same
as you and me,
but You can't see her pain
hidden behind her coy smile.
You can't wipe away those...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, bullying, society,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member We the People
We the People
Will disagree
On taxation and prosperity
On liberty and duty

We the People
Are every color of Christianity
Every Jewish prayer, every song of Islam
Pagans and puritans, the...

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Categories: discrimination, freedom, history, society,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member The Verdict
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Categories: society, war,
Form: Ballad
View from the prism of 'ism'
socialism  communism  fascism   despotism
  buddhism  catholicism  hinduism  zoroastrianism  
territorialism  colonialism   imperialism  ...

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Categories: satire, society, truth, word
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member To Be Still
When chaos reigns, there is misguided freewill.
Separate yourself from the crowd, learn to be still.

Be willing to take the lead, but be able to follow...

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Categories: society, character, courage, freedom, journey,
Form: Couplet
Star of the Show
Narrate you own life's story
and tell you own life's tale
Don't leave it up for grabs
or even up for sale!

Write down your own life's story
before the...

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Categories: society, identity, life, people, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member STREETLIFE
I’m on my way into the grocery store
when I see him huddled near the shop doorway
In his outstretched hand
an empty coffee cup
I throw in a...

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Categories: environment, society,
Form: Free verse
Trust
It's so simple,
So basic,
Yet we lack it.
Interaction is nothing without it.
Unable to make a bond because the fact is,
We've missed the point.
The point that connects...

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Categories: change, fear, inspirational, society,
Form: Verse
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: society, angst, culture, funny, giggle,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fall
Fall and
red yellowing 
leaves in the trees

an old man sitting 
on a bench
watches them 
fall
and thinks of his youth

a youth 
sitting on a bench
looking into...

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Categories: age, funny, nature, society,
Form: Blank 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: society, abuse, analogy, black african
Form: Haibun
Premium Member the PLAGUE
as the PROPHETS of profits, WE lead and WE’re fair
while WE’re living the life of the poor BILLIONAIRE
– silver yachts, pearly castles, cash (plenty to...

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Categories: society,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member On the outside, looking in
"When humanity becomes louder than love, stay out of its way. At times, it's better to be the lion in the distance, rather than the...

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Categories: society, friendship, life, people, sad,
Form: Free verse
We Worked Long Enough
I laugh out loud
every time I hear a politician say,
that the best way to enrich a black person's life,
is to give them a job
Give them...

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Categories: slavery, society, truth, work,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Party
The Party


Everyone is festive
All the ladies in pretty dresses

Champagne in flutes
Flirts in Armani suits

Waiters and penguins
Serving wine and cheeses

Musicians playing tango delights
Diplomats avoiding land mines...

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Categories: conflict, poets, society, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A twisted tale -Jane's Jewel-
Mardi Gras "The Medieval Story"  

On a hot, heavy night in Orleans,
Joan and Jane were seen rubbing chest on chest
An inviting, intimate moment, to...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: society, adventure, celebration, dark, death,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Please Take The Time
So many times we see someone in need
Most walk by while they piteously plead
Plead for help that may not come
Plead for love because they have...

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Categories: society, care, community, giving, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Out of the Sun
Stayed 
             in the sun 
       ...

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Categories: society, absence, age, angst, car,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lotsa Limericks - It Couldn't be Verse
		1. Big Brother
Big Brother's protecting his mice
with a secret eavesdropping device.
          If you hang up the...

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Categories: america, society,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Dust Bunnies
Some places exist which folks need to clean,
like deep in a closet or under a bed.
Such spots get ignored because they’re unseen.
Those in plain view...

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Categories: children, society,
Form: Sonnet
My City
Of the Gods own country
of this paradise
where green and blue
merge as one
in the north is a city
that encompass the beauty
where the dream lands meet
lined by...

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Categories: society, beach, beauty, city, nature,
Form: Free verse