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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


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: violence, pride, sin, sorrow, symbolism,



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,

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,

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: violence, children, drug, grief, hurt,

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,

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,

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Categories: violence, america, city, death, discrimination,

Premium Member Reflecting on Police Brutality
It was the spring of ‘74 when my student peers and I
were on the tail end of a group excursion  
through southern Spain, across...

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Categories: violence, prejudice,

Moonless Nights over South Sudan
Moonless Nights over South Sudan

heartless Moon, don’t tell me
that you weren’t looking 
when soulless soldiers dragged me
from my mama’s terrified arms
in our village in Rubkona...

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Categories: violence, africa, children, grief, horror,

Premium Member Death Muses of ISIS
face down
shot dead- see fear
all round

speak- tell
they'll hear-hush now
death knell 

breathe light
killers are near
tonight


Poet: Debbie Guzzi
Date: 11/26/14
Contest: Whispers of a Muse...

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Categories: africa, violence, war,

Premium Member I Remember When
I remember when . . . 
kids fought at school.
At worst, they’d end up with a bloody nose.
But kids today get bullied publicly
and ridiculed on...

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Categories: memory, people, violence,

Premium Member KISS MY CLOUD
So you say you want to sit on MY cloud.
The view, you say, is rainbows and bluebirds.
I understand you hate your polyester,
Dishwasher safe, blue light...

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Categories: violence, anger, conflict, feelings, heartbreak,

Premium Member IN SEARCH OF WISDOM'S TRAIL


Among,
The towering mountains of menacing fanaticism and
in the midst of the shadows of constant fear,
Agonizing humanity,         ...

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Categories: love, peace, violence,

FGM
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Female sexuality
Fanatically robbed
Fraught with violation
Forever left in shame.
Folds of indignity
Forceful invasiveness 
Fulfilling love denied.


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*I feel very strongly about this topic.
  Have been meaning to...

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Categories: abuse, sad, violence,

Twixt Blaze and Claw
Abuses hurled and Alcohol gurgled,
In the vortex of confusion
And blurred vision.
Intoxicated pleasure from surreal leisure.
Fooled senses and numbed conscience.
Wiped existence of love and kindness cuffed.

Lashed...

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Categories: violence, abuse, dark, social, sorrow,

Premium Member BEHIND CLOSED DOORS - EMOTIVE WRITE
Nobody knows what goes on behind this hotel door
‘Mr Smith’ isn’t with his wife of that I’m pretty sure!
He’s with his mistress Sue, they are...

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Categories: violence, abuse, bullying, house, loneliness,

Premium Member Run Run As Fast As You Can - 'Memories 5'
Memories Episode 5 … Continued from 'Deception' - (Memories Episode 4)

Shadow dance of distortion fade in and out
Teasing to the fore then get wrested back
Manipulative...

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Categories: lost, memory, mystery, violence,

Premium Member A sad remembrance
I kiss her red honeyed lips
She allows the milk 
of my iniquity 
to wash over her
The pain of her sadness
washes away my cruelty
I leave my...

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Categories: violence, baptism, death, emotions, remembrance

Jerusalem
Jerusalem, in the white of night,  
  with all the ages steeped upon your shoulders, 
  and the tombs of fading kings;...

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Categories: christian, forgiveness, religion, violence,

Humanity Melts
Looking at you, they feel lust;
lust for the curves they say you flaunt.
The silver lining visible through your deep neck.
The perfect waist they say,
you show...

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Categories: violence, abuse, bullying, depression, evil,

Premium Member HOW DO YOU DO
Well, my father was a farmer, just chickens and cows
When it came to raisin' 'em, he really knew how
To milk those bovines for all they...

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Categories: violence, farm, father, jewish, religion,

All Lives Matter
Fear is what they clothe them in.
Fear of losing their life because of one mistake.
Fear of losing their life because an officer is having 
a...

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Categories: violence, abuse, allusion, america, betrayal,

Premium Member The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier - Canada

We all know you now
You have fallen at our feet
You have guarded them all with life and limb
Noble...

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Categories: soldier, violence, war,

Broken friendship
In a whirlwind two friends started to quarrel over nothing
By the end of a long day it became something.
Fists, kicks, bricks and insults were in...

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Categories: violence, abuse, friendship, heartbroken, slam,

Premium Member Water Wall

As he slept in tranquil dream, 
Suddenly he flew, it seemed. 
Thrown and landing on the floor, 
Shaking walls and splintered doors. 

Just as quick,...

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Categories: violence, adventure, allusion, analogy, dark,