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Best Suppression Poems

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


My words constrict suppression
My words are not poisonous
I have a spider in my mouth
They are neither venomous
I rest a forked tongue between my teeth

My words are lovers
They sentence...

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Categories: suppression, words,
Form: Rhyme



You Are A Thorn, Born Deep In My Heart
Your are a thorn, born deep in my heart
   The prick that sticks me with each breath taken
A tether, whether I want to...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppression, pain,
Form: Verse
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: suppression, angst, death, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Suicide of Speech
I'm so tired to speak,
so words remain asleep

it's a suicide of speech.

There is so much to say.
I fight silent soldiers of suppression -
terrorising like hisses...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppression, angst, conflict, silence,
Form: Free verse
Saving The King
Wiping the cold sweat off my forehead 
Standing beside the dying king’s bed
Thinking of a remedy while a sword 
Was pointed to my shivering neck...

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Categories: suppression, corruption, death, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme



Cold Beers and Voyeuristic Cannibalism
I’d like to pretend that my hands aren’t dirty 

from the soap of mental suppression,

that the callouses are from hard work,

and not from picking my...

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Categories: suppression, imagery, introspection, life, memory, metaphor, world,
Form: Free verse
What Nine Plagues Could not Do
Israel had been under tyrant oppression
God sent Moses to redeem them from suppression
He promised to manifest His sign and wonder
And extend His Finger of Power...

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Categories: suppression, bible, christian, faith, inspiration, jesus, judgement,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Ireland - a divided island part three
  kaisers, kings and emperors fight for territory
  dispensable bodies left in the ground on foreign soil, unreturned
  militarisation of memory and...

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppression, community, history, ireland, time,
Form: Narrative
Chemicaly InBrain Chemically Insane
Chemicaly InBrain? Chemically Insane?
people so quick to turn to science for answers,
but can't understand chemicals in the brain?
Such sheltered mentality here,
an unbalance has been placed,
with...

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Categories: suppression, drink, drug, mental illness,
Form: Bio
A Little Kindness Never Hurts
The capacity of kindness,
the surplus of charity,
people give all,
without deficiency.
Sympathy without bias,
belief without bitterness,
inspire kindness.

Unity surrounded by disarray,
liberty contained by suppression,
charity begets unkindness,
some are led...

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© Dedu Son  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppression, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Unmarked Grave - Still Alive
Last flickers of a dying flame still burn 
I strain to see every bitter remembrance     
lain before my feet     
pain stained...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suppression, books, silence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Written On Our Hearts
Some issues,
some opportunities,
are written across great Western and Eastern cultures,
Northern and Southern economies,
Left and Right hemisphere structured minds,
breathing out- and in-forming lungs,
beating in- and then...

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Categories: suppression, anger, change, earth, health, integrity, metaphor,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Angels Danced for Martin


From the grounds of the south during the sweltering summer 
of Negros in America*, came white violence and murder.  The 
suppression and degradation of...

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Categories: suppression, character, freedom,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member TO SPEECH PATHOLOGY
TO SPEECH PATHOLOGY

A voice is something to treasure.
An expression is nothing without this.
You can feel the deep suppression when possessed by another human being.
Speaking out...

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Categories: suppression, conflict, confusion, freedom, how i feel,
Form: Verse
No More
No more creativity deemed on 
the exercise of rotten faculty
Nor burning intelligence’s 
penalty
Nor repression sold as 
suppression
Nor dissemination of distortion 
I shall be content at...

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Categories: suppression, hope, life, me, truth, wisdom,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member AU COURANT AU FAIT THE HEART OF IMAGINATION ABREAST
AU COURANT AU FAIT – THE HEART OF IMAGINATION ABREAST

The invention of the automobile is a thing to ponder.  In words of the heart...

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Categories: suppression, god, imagination, joy, metaphor, peace, psychological,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Speedily Developing Through the Machines of Perseverance
A teenager with the expressions of a middle age individual
is the wonder-creating characteristic of its accelerating growth.
Dwelling in a land not presented with natural gifts;
it...

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Categories: suppression, community, earth, education, environment, nature, society,
Form: Ode
Premium Member The Amistad Mutiny
The Amistad Mutiny

Slavery, a dirty word no matter how it is pronounced:
Abducted and herded to the slave fortress of Lomboko for trade.
To be tossed in...

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Categories: suppression, africa, america, history, racism, slavery, world,
Form: Verse
Premium Member When We Need Health
Insufficient knowledge for fully comprehensive consciousness
is also
more than sufficient ignorance
of our individual and collective participation
in comprehensive disease, weakness, loss, decay,
anger and fearful hatred
wilting climatic change
in...

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Categories: suppression, culture, health, love, peace, political, trust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fourth Of July
Forget not those who sacrificed that we might enjoy this special day.

Our cherished freedoms we owe to them who in hallowed sepulchers lay.

Undulating o'er this...

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Categories: suppression, patriotic,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member Fundamentals ReDefined
Fundamentalists compete with and through struggling evolution
as Transitionalists would further peaceful revolutions.

Fundamentalism:
A patriarchal-historical view
rooted in interpretation of sacred scripture
written by nondual co-arising NatureSpirits
dipolar appositionally rooted
of...

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Categories: suppression, earth day, environment, history, humanity, love,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Declaration of InterDependence
When in the Course of Earth’s climatic events, 
it becomes necessary for cultures to resolve political bands 
which have connected Her with human nature, 
and...

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Categories: suppression, freedom, health, independence day, life, peace,
Form: Prose Poetry
God is Dad

dialog with myself invariably involves others
we are all perceivers nobody escapes
no really and truly trust me on this
no manufacturing of childish evasions
maybe it is best...

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Categories: suppression, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Bound to the street
Ragged and funny 
In dire need of money
I bruise the pot-holed streets of the city
Maiming the waste-filled alleys and dirty
Daily I play hide and seek...

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Categories: suppression, depression, sad, son, song-cry, history,
Form: Blank verse
cry for Nigeria my country
I wake up every
morning
to ask myself
'what's happening'?
God gave us oil in
the Delta,
waters in the Benue
and Niger,
mineral resources
all over.
Though we've no
natural disaster,
but we got loopholes
that need...

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Categories: suppression, bangla,
Form: Epic