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Best Suffrage Poems

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


Premium Member Soon You Will Be Gone, My Stinky Little Pug
I posted this first poem on one of my first days here at Poetry Soup. It’s about my stinky Pug Mugsy. He is almost fourteen...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffrage, death, dog, grief, i miss you,
Form: Rhyme



Calls of Humanity
Calls of Humanity




Denial to live a full and free life,
Segregation on creed, colour black or white,
How much tolerance must have been,
A call for human dignity...

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Categories: suffrage, black african american, rights,
Form: Rubaiyat
South Africa xenophobic insanity
South Africa  xenophobic insanity 

I have a shame to say I am South African now,
Look how barbaric is our fellow citizen are,
What a damage...

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Categories: suffrage, africa, conflict, how i feel, peace,
Form: Sonnet
Susan B Anthony - a Maverick
A conqueror for women's rights in a time of male dominance
A tireless activist, a regarded speaker, a trail blazer for her time   
She...

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Categories: suffrage, dedication, history, political, voice, rights, time,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Words
         Words



Words make verses and rhymes. 
Expressions of my mind
have been with me throughout time.

Rhyme and reasoning
Words...

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Categories: suffrage, humorous, endurance,
Form: Tail-rhyme



Premium Member A picture of a sub-division-w
My sub-division is called the place of old people                ...

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Categories: suffrage, age, children, dad, happy, hope, mom,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Original Languages
Life explores integrity,
hoping to fulfill
all exploding polypathic 
curiosities polyphonic.

How might history rewrite humanity
if those who adventured out
and eagerly invaded
felt more reluctant to dominate?
More sure that...

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Categories: suffrage, community, culture, health, history, integrity, native
Form: Political Verse
The Curse
How long will this suffrage last?
Painting the dark picture of a darkened past.
My people are supposed to be blessed,
But we are cursed in this foreign...

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© K.T. Brown  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffrage, africa, black african american, pain, slavery,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Breaking the Lonely Rewind




"Breaking the Lonely Rewind"
 


Hysteria ensues a small death
on a funeral pyre pushed
into a sealed and soiled
heart shaped box sunk
to swallow stone tears 
reversing reflections...

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Categories: suffrage, imagery, muse, poets, psychological, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Four Walls
These four walls mean freedom, 
From the rain, suffrage and the stains, 
Liberty from oppression and religion, 
To make other songs and trains. 

No austere...

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Categories: suffrage, brother, character, childhood, children, growing up,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Righting American History
America's had lots of heroes through the years
Helping the world overcome many fears
Humankind hasn't always been kind
Look closely at history, see what you find

Our founders...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffrage, america, discrimination, history, immigration, political, racism,
Form: Couplet
Stagnant World
Ever so peaceful you appear,
Disguising your eternal suffrage.
Silent is your noted fear;
For to humans, you take umbrage.

Yet you try to smile, 
As the crimson stains...

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© Alex Singh  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffrage, abuse, anger, conflict, irony, sympathy, vanity,
Form: Sonnet
What's One

“What’s One?”

Guru of algebra: One is One.
Suffrage agitator: One is vote.
Labour party leader: “Claps” is ONE.
Conservative party leader: ONE is “claps”. 
Egalitarian: One is ANY.
Sociologist:...

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Categories: suffrage, funny,
Form: Free verse
I am Ebony
I am Ebony  …….
 A Black Woman, the most Disrespected person in america
I am Strong, I am Intelligent, I am Aware
I the Black Woman,...

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Categories: suffrage, appreciation, art, beautiful, beauty, black african
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Maybe It Was Eleanor
Ever wonder where big ideas come from?

Memories of FDR
from newsreel clips -
a lion-headed striking man
with rakish grin,
jaw jutting proudly, 
signature cigarette holder
clenched in his teeth
tilted...

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© Greg Gaul  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffrage, feelings, history, international, philosophy, political, recovery
Form: Free verse
BYGONE
~~~~~~  *-*  ~~~~~~         ~~~~~~  *-*  ~~~~~~


       ...

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Categories: suffrage, imaginationwords,
Form: Narrative
The Informed Voter
Oxymoron of the day: Politically Correct

“Hi, I’m Carl Palmer and I approve of this poem.”


The Informed Voter

Donald Trump called, knew my name,
called me Carl, left...

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Categories: suffrage, america,
Form: Light Verse
Continuation of Brodskys History of the Twentieth Century
Continuation of Brodsky’s History of the Twentieth Century 

1918.  A flu pandemic in Spain takes hold, 
From Kansas over the seas in America bold,...

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Categories: suffrage, business, car, history, leadership, money, poems,
Form: Tail-rhyme
stupidity
Stupidity It breaks through the
Strong columns of overbearing walls
The ethical moral
of rights and wrongs
Surrounded by the
so called profound injustices
That were never stopped
Sharing the immoral suffrage
Stealing...

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Categories: suffrage, anger, anti bullying, emotions, psychological, words,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE MYSTIC ROSE MAJI
The light aglow does shine, within the wagon train,
Many voices sing, to the tambourine's enchanted beat,
Playing along the fire warmth, of their encampment.
All together their...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffrage, adventure, art, beauty, imagination, inspirational, international,
Form: Free verse
Tolerance

Brutalising rights
The delinquent youth,
Turns opportune,
Moral disgrace
Knows no precincts,
Beyond all tolerance !

How much can
One allow leeway,
Racial bigotry
Blot on humanism,
Indifference or tolerance,
Never right on !

Enmity and hatred
Eat...

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Categories: suffrage, irony, sad,
Form: Free verse
In the desert
In the desert

When sun is at its hottest peak,
And your reflection is turning to sleek,

When sweating is making you drown,
And extreme thirst is pulling you...

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Categories: suffrage, adventure, summer, sun, water,
Form: Couplet
who's future is it anyway
i see a future of darkening days
where children are treated as vermin to slay
adults possessions are held paramount
where only talk of money spill's from their...

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Categories: suffrage, children, life, people, sad, social, song-fear,
Form: Lyric
Confetti Dreams
Confetti dreams floating away
An innocence again is crushed
Under the weight of the fall 
Countdowns to unconsciousness
Filled in flutes of sorrow
As the masses mimic cheer

Confessions secretly...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffrage, birth, celebration, death,
Form: Free verse
Our Queen
She is the queen, the queen of lies!
She sits on her throne, masked in disguise.
Manipulation and dishonor she solemnly seeks,
from her loyal servants and those...

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Categories: suffrage, imagination, introspection, people,
Form: Sonnet