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Best Welfare Poems

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

The Welfare Poem
The welfare poem is not for you
and not enough for anyone.
The welfare poem is very small
and not just given to everyone.

It's not enough to read...

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Categories: welfare, abuse, angst, bereavement, giving,
Form: Quatrain

H Stands For Human Resources


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Categories: welfare, philosophy,
Form: Shape
Premium Member the PLAGUE
as the PROPHETS of profits, WE lead and WE’re fair
while WE’re living the life of the poor BILLIONAIRE
– silver yachts, pearly castles, cash (plenty to...

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Categories: welfare, society,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Evil Eye
The darkness, now descending, floods the city as it dies
while shadows lurk in legions 'neath the looming Evil Eye.
Its frozen stare envelops all, it penetrates...

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Categories: welfare, evil,
Form: Rhyme
Pray For Protection
Pray For Protection

“2 The LORD is my rock, my fortress, and my savior; my God is my rock, in whom I find protection. He is...

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Categories: welfare, faith, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Conservative - What I Stand For
  ~ I am a Conservative
        Here is who I am

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Categories: welfare, identity, perspective, philosophy,
Form: Acrostic
Do the Math
Fifty stars
thirteen stripes
Wavy patriotic mathematician
do the math ... 
Subtraction or addition,
what will the numbers be,
37 or 63?
Slavery took away my parents’ human rights,
and their children’s...

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Categories: welfare, america, history, math, truth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Trucker Joe's Lament
He lost his job, now drives a rig.
The pros are small; the cons are big.
A sleeper cab is his abode
on tedious and lonesome road.

In Old...

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Categories: welfare, loneliness,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member From the Cross
Of seven things you said while on the cross
Dear Lord, the one that pierces so my heart
Is what you said to Mary, suffering loss
Your agony...

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Categories: welfare, jesus, love, mother,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Playing Make-Believe
I have many happy dreams of my childhood life,
      Mother and father and grandma made it special;
Playing make-believe was something...

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Categories: welfare, childhood, dream, happiness,
Form: Narrative
The New Seven Deadly Sins
I think it's time to do an update
Of The Seven Deadly Sins
Most people do not know them all
Sit down and let's begin
I'm not really religious

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Categories: welfare, religion, sin,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Twisted Goose Goes Cuckoo for Haiku
For P.D's "Going Haiku Crazy" Contest

How Many?

going to St. Ives
met folks on that smelly bus
more than I could count

Just Sleep Walking?

Wee Willy Winky
caught outside...

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Categories: welfare, funnyold, old,
Form: Haiku
Ode to occupy wall street
The middle class here can't be saved
When 0.001% act so depraved
Their wealth without end
These royals* still pretend
Did not come from us—their 

*The Royals: CEOs, Banksters,...

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Categories: welfare, happiness, life, peace,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Dark Side Of Canada
I do not have to go far away
 but just look within canada     to see
there is starvation    ...

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Categories: welfare, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Remember that I loved you,
When you remember me,
Though at times I must admit,
We did not agree;

But you were always in my heart,
Your welfare my concern,

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© Judy Ball  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: welfare, family, mother daughter, relationship,
Form: Quatrain
Rich Man Poor Man
By Ezar

As snow flakes fall to cover the side walk my people get tired of the side talk
Work for me You won't be financially but...

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Categories: welfare, business, culture, education, freedom,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member - The Greed Culture -

  Greed in the welfare society ~ abuse of power and position

Sun :) - A-L Andresen :)
Copyright © All Rights Reserved...

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Categories: welfare, culture, sad,
Form: Monoku
Children of Entitlement
They won't let us have
the same things ...
things that once was given to them
They say we deserve it not,
because we're of the rejected seed ---

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Categories: welfare, black african american, perspective,
Form: Narrative
Why I Gamble
The reason why I gamble,
I ought to tell the truth.
Those squalid tales I spun before…
Well, don’t go seeking proof.

The one about the heart op
And my...

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Categories: welfare, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
The Prophesy of Me
These Hallowed halls
Frequented by myth and griffin
Whose presence Guards these priceless minds
 Protecting the unwritten novels
M C Squared and ingenious thoughts
The prophesy of zero one


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Categories: welfare, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dracula castle
( I visited the palace of Dracula in the year 2003 while attending The World Congress of Poets)at Iasi, Romania. If anyone interested to view...

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Categories: welfare, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poverty line
society’s scars
alas dig deep with despair....
straight line to welfare

© Harry J Horsman  2010


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Categories: welfare, depression,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Trump Shields The US From Becoming A Carcass Filled With Ants
Trump Shields The US From Becoming A Carcass Full With Ants 

Trumps draws a line in the sand
He's shaken all the trees in the land

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Categories: welfare, perspective, political,
Form: Rhyme
Childhood Treasures
Entering the cave of a wide open mouth
Pulling on the slippery uvula 
Reaching for the nasal cavity
Taking a breath before leaping for the eye socket

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© Abe Lopez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: welfare, family, mothermother, mom, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Life Story
"Who wrote dese legs?" Said Milligan in Puckoon *
As he surveyed his nether limbs with distaste and dismay
While Jessica Rabbit gave the protest of every...

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Categories: welfare, hope, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Verse