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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 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: society, age, cat, endurance, life, wisdom, world
Form: Rhyme



Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: society, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad
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: humanity, humorous, life, pride, slam, society,
Form: Free verse
Dear Men
Dear men,
Explain to me why I stand alone. 
Women are quick to uplift their father, sons, and brothers
Quick to maintain the home,
But when she needs...

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Categories: society, abuse, anger, discrimination, feelings, poems, voice,
Form: Free verse
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



MONSTER
    MONSTER

Shackles nor chains, can't change what it is.....
Never was it, the one hiding under the bed, 
It was me, tired of...

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Categories: society, abuse, dark, evil, sin, sorrow, voice,
Form: Dramatic monologue
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 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: society, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Odd Od Dodo
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Categories: appreciation, bird, introspection, society,
Form: Shape
Premium Member EULOGY FOR GOD
Oh, Lord! Lest one is asleep,
the purge to kill you,yet again,
is quite deep.
Some, who read your word in
the Bible, re-create it, with myths
that are long...

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Categories: society, abortion, faith, god, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member BLISS
Ignorance is definitely a description of bliss
Look at Washington if you don’t believe this
They are never on target, they always miss
Their biggest decision is whose...

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Categories: society, politicalold, old,
Form: Rhyme
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
Counting Seconds-The Rewrite

i sit lonely. 

the crowded restaurant is thick with sound 

i pick away at it 

moving back into the stagnant silence 
of my own comfort

the...

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Categories: society, mental illness,
Form: Prose
LIFE
I asked to my father
Baba, What is life ?
He politely said to me, " Life is Duty . "

I asked to my mother
Maa, What is...

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Categories: society, life, love, philosophy,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Verdict
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Categories: society, war,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Jesus was Turkish
A strange claim
Of a man of passion
Of kindness
He said
Let the children come to me
For what man would refuse the smile
The innocence of a child
He parted...

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Categories: society, age, animal, bible, inspirational, introspection, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Love Letter to My Friends of India
When I think of India, I think of dark eyed beauties,
their foreheads painted with decorative red dots,
and I see them moving deliciously in beautiful bright...

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Categories: society, community, friend,
Form: Prose
BEHIND THE SMILE
Just another sinking tear
In this river full of pain
Racing fast to nowhere
A world that's gone insane
Hope committed suicide
Before I had the chance
Forced to live without...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: society, angst, betrayal, break up, cry, heartbreak,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Welcome to the World of Worldly
Welcome to the world of Worldly 
where we feast all night.
All those things you once thought wrong -
here they all are right!

Worldly’s citizens are many.
Membership...

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Categories: society, evil,
Form: Quatrain
Simple Words for Simple People
If I had those pretentious brains which act faster than this heart

maybe then I would abhore this soul which spreads freely through each verse

maybe then...

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Categories: society, love, on writing and words,
Form: Free verse
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: character, courage, freedom, journey, society,
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: identity, life, people, perspective, society, wisdom,
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
Premium Member Lonely World

How populated this lonely world often feels
with so much warm flesh living cold and stony.
Some days, we ache for someone to hold us,
smile into our...

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Categories: society, friendship, hurt, introspection, loneliness, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
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: society, analogy, metaphor, political,
Form: Free verse