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Best Violence Poems

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


Premium Member Love One Another




“Peace I leave with you
           my peace I give you
     ...

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Categories: violence, death, depression, hate, hope, peace,
Form: I do not know?



Texian Macabre Arena
The First Texian Macabre Arena Ballad (The extended free-fallen edition)
 
In another life, is where I first saw your face!
One summer afternoon, lying wounded next...

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Categories: pride, sin, sorrow, symbolism, violence, war,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member More Worse When I Cry
Teacher said my decisions needed consequences.
I have to write a million gazillion sorry sentences.
Billy was stupid to tease me, call my family poor.
I had to...

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Categories: violence, abuse, childhood, emotions, father, sad, son,
Form: Narrative
What Only Angles Hear
Daddy never did understand.
That violence doesnt bring comfort.
A lost soul seeking acceptance from a unwelcome hand.

She was silent no one ever knew.
The secrets behind her...

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Categories: violence, angst, death, depression, life, loss, people,
Form: Rhyme
Pirate Bay
```Pirate Bay the Haiku``` 

pirates fierce and mean 
drowning fish, sea to sea 
parrots on their butt 


```Polly Wants A Cracker``` 

bloodthirst & brutal 
Quartermaster...

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Categories: violence, adventure, anti bullying, boat, humor, slavery,
Form: Haiku



Premium Member Teardrop
I
ask
you to
mind our
earth, heed
our existence
upon it, care for
 our lives and all that
will occur if we cannot
consider beyond ourselves, 
if we are guided by uncertainty,
when...

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Categories: violence, abuse, death, earth, life,
Form: Concrete
Screaming at the Sky

Screaming at the Sky
 
Mothers screaming mournfully at a deaf sky
holding their heads helplessly as they cry
pitiful tears for innocent, defenseless children slaughtered
in fatal cross...

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Categories: children, drug, grief, hurt, loss, violence,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Why I Walk
I walk and walk, without talking to anyone,
I walk here and there, to avoid their stares, 
their scowls, their “poor lady” pity -
Do they know...

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Categories: violence, abuse, fear, humanity, pain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member That Period of Life
Orange is more appreciated by the tongue that tastes lime
to do so, if not now, when would be the time?

Senses and instincts are the same...

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Categories: violence, adventure, life, youth, drug,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member My Waning Years
My Waning Years

As my waning years return me to reverie
I dream about the days we spent with sylvan trees
As sunset casts its golden glow on...

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Categories: violence, autumn, romantic love,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Dark Roses
Dark red was the bouquet in white gloved hands
foreshadowing the scarlet stains of dread.
If yellow be the rose of Texas land
why not give her the...

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Categories: history, rose, violence,
Form: Sonnet
My Torment
A fleeting still small voice tries to warn me
A sudden overwhelming desire to run
The tell tale taste of metallic flakes
Means my nightmare has begun

Everything around...

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Categories: violence, angst, confusion, depression, health, introspection, life,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member You Reap What You Sow
If you sow seeds of kindness,
Then kindness is what you'll reap.
If you sow seeds of forgiveness,
You'll reap untroubled sleep.

If you sow seeds of anger,
of hatred...

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Categories: violence, inspirational, metaphor,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Wake Up Oh Africa
With the heavy load you suffer
a substance not needed
yet drags you
cushioning your efforts
and deterring your pace, forgetting that
the Train is already moving
with passengers determined
for this...

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Categories: violence, africa, dark,
Form: Epic
Shadow to Shadow
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Shadow to shadow, shade to shade
In youth the Eden where you played
was left bereft, destroyed, decayed,
by trusts malignant masquerade

Shadow to shadow, shade to shade
No grass...

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Categories: violence, abuse, corruption, dark, farm, flower, garden,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member - Between Two Heartbeat -

Comfort me with the beauty of flowers
where the sunlight beams dance warmly supreme

Devoid of any tears, cruelty or violence
a veil falls away opening petals kiss...

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Categories: violence, beautiful, beauty, feelings, heaven,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Enemy's Child : collab with Carolyn D

The battles on the field are harsh and tough
The looting in their wake engorged with greed
Abundant spoils of war are not enough.
 
Atrocious in their...

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Categories: violence, baby, social, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dancing with the Devil
Lost between the borders of heaven and hell,
confusion led to this story, one must tell.
Surrounded by a world full of violence,
I closed my eyes and...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: violence, angst, introspection, psychological,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Charlottesville
I saw Nazis march yesterday
upon the streets of Charlottesville.
And with swastikas on display
crazed members chanted blood will spill.

I saw Satan grinning with pride
at racial slurs...

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Categories: violence, america, angst, anxiety, bullying, discrimination, feelings,
Form: Quatrain
Shells of Alamein lest we forget
Lest we forget

When the Shelling 
And the Din of gunfire
Finally stopped 

His mind was shot
A hollow broken shell
Stood

Crooked in the corner of some foreign land
Every...

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Categories: violence, slam, war,
Form: Footle
Premium Member What happened to Joe
He sits upon the edge of tomorrow,
lost in his little world full of sorrow.
Sands of time have no patience for his pain,
bemused and confused he...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: violence, angst, change, depression,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Stand Guard True Angel
As we worship, bring the silence
in gracious peace ring down the day.
Stay the light that's stained with violence,
deliver calm, pass ill storms away.

Send to us...

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Categories: violence, angel, prayer, spiritual,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member GOD SEES THE COURAGEOUS AT WORK
Strangers are attacking me; 
ruthless men seek my life—
men without regard for God.  Selah

Psalm 54:3

GOD SEES THE COURAGEOUS AT WORK

Wild-eyed disregard for God —
The...

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Categories: abortion, christian, dark, murder, violence,
Form: Free verse
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Categories: violence, america, city, death, discrimination, grief, hate,
Form: Free verse
RED ANGEL
RED  ANGEL

I see the fire in your eyes!
This Red Angel, who's not human, intriguing with lies.
Pointing to the path that leads to paradise.
Ending Revelations...

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Categories: violence, angel, beauty, care, celebration, conflict, corruption,
Form: Rhyme