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Best Sweatshops Poems

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Premium Member Rant
This town, this Silk Road had no toll to pay
yet from the east caravans again fill its
pharaonic marble and glass temples. Monolith

malls rise its clefts;...

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Categories: sweatshops, introspection,
Form: Free verse

Wake Up Humanity
We’re complaining about life and throwing food away,
But there’s nearly 800 million people going hungry in the world today.
Over 150 million children involved in child...

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© Wes Martin  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sweatshops, africa, humanity, pain, peace, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Irony
Love to the USA
Sweatshops in Haiti
Twenty machines in row
Sewing T- shirts that say

12:23 noon   7/ 6/ 2013
granddaughter brings home...

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Categories: sweatshops, irony,
Form: Tanka
Our Smoldering Factory Town
Our Smoldering Factory Town
free trade, a brick around
It’s gurgling, swollen neck. Surrounding
gray quiet smolder, evokes, 
Once thriving factory smoke
A Crumbling horoscope
once paid it's worker's, soaked

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Categories: sweatshops, political,
Form: Rhyme
Flames lick the sole of my foot
Immersions of melting soot
Reagents are called and are few
Engaging sweatshops of New
The intensifying heat
Can only touch darkness seeps
Three in...

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Categories: sweatshops, earth,
Form: Sonnet

the smell
The smell
What is that smell? Can’t you tell,
It’s just some tory twit,
Crawling up to the masters well,
To see if he can fit,

They whinge an whine...

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Categories: sweatshops, adventure,
Form: Ballad
Use me as an example.
Floating on sea's of vanishing waters ,
soaked up by those who care not for the amount of pollution tossed in to...

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Categories: sweatshops, natureme, me, time,
Form: I do not know?
Child Labour
silken gown

when pressed hard 
against the nostrils

one is assailed by 
the sweat of child labour

he is just eleven and not in school 
when other children...

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Categories: sweatshops, abuse, africa, child abuse,
Form: Free verse
Just Because We Invent
60% of the world wealth
is owned by Billionaires
Which leaves 
the rest of the world

To function on 
forty percent 
of the world's wealth,
"getting a rich man...

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Categories: sweatshops, inspiration, international,
Form: Narrative