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Block Poems - Poems about Block

Block Poems - Examples of all types of poems about block to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for block.
One generic baby boomer, a garden variety sexagenarian
...One generic baby boomer, (a garden variety sexagenarian)... offers his interpretation of critical race theory I, (an articulate, charming, domesticated, erudite, friendly, genteel, humorous, in......Read More
Categories: block, 12th grade, abuse, africa,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member XMAS Day
...Merry Christmas, and happy new year! Kids are getting their wish on a day they can’t miss. The snow is Knee-deep, And schools are closed this week! We all know how life goes, snowplowing shou......Read More
Categories: block, family, fun, happiness, holiday,
Form: Free verse
Obeying the Whistle
...A thin-lipped nun blows her whistle. An acre of concrete ground stops playing, acting-out our brief make-believe lives. Reality is a cold wind chewing at pale knees, gray shorts and blue skir......Read More
Categories: block, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member IT'S GONNA BE OK
...She stood in the shopping cart Barely a year had passed Mama, with all her hopes Believed she could outlasts ...despair She did not utter a sound Mama hid behind a brick column Her final wor......Read More
Categories: block, voice,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Gaslit
...("Snake II", 2015, original block print) Gaslit In these times of constant parading The emperor in his new gown Sets the fashion for the whole world Everywhere you look People blindl......Read More
Categories: block, perspective, society,
Form: Narrative

Not For Everybody
...Hook: I spit my truths in my rhymes the depths of my mind put my life on the line my wrongs to be right what more do they want my rap is not for everybody, Hun I said my rap is not for eve......Read More
Categories: block, feelings, music, passion, peace,
Form: Lyric
Writer's Block
...Writer’s Block Blank white screen staring Black bar blinking, please just…just… Stop looking at me! ......Read More
Categories: block, anger, writing,
Form: Haiku
The Great Catching Away part nine
...Raymond Miles heard what sounded like a super sonic boom in the air while he eye witnessed jet airliners fall to the ground on the freeway. His family watched cars piling up on the freeway totally......Read More
Categories: block, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Prose
Premium Member I Want a Silver Christmas Tree
...I want a silver tree because I did not get one in sixty-three She was adamant about it, my great granny Fee. We gave her one for Christmas, feeling lots of glee. Didn’t remember they were ugly, sa......Read More
Categories: block, 2nd grade, 3rd grade,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Seek Shelter
...Will you come, Oh merciful Lord? To touch and heal my bleeding heart. When I sob in suppressed agony, Ease my heart so torn apart. I entreat with a voice distressed, To the one w......Read More
Categories: block, angst, god, inspiration, sweet
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Child talk
...Give children a voice let them shout out loud. Don't try to silence them by hiding in a crowd. Give children a voice listen to what they say. Don't just block them out and tell them to go a......Read More
Categories: block, meaningful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Don't follow lead
...As you walk through life don't follow the trend Become the trend setter. Don't follow the well trodden path that other Have followed. Make your own path and push aside all the obstacles Tha......Read More
Categories: block, adventure,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Dear, in Headlights
...No one dead is reaching out to you That's my voice that you hear when you're remembering all the opportunities you let go This is the lonely road and not only are you driving it but I watched y......Read More
Categories: block, betrayal, emotions, freedom, jealousy,
Form: Free verse
Holy Land's Cherokee
...In the images of falling statues, witness the arrival of a new era. In history books we learn, unlike other tribes resisting their removal, the Cherokee waged a nonviolent struggle. Natives were i......Read More
Categories: block, allusion,
Form: Free verse
...The moon covers the sun. The moon moves on. Circular, and spiraling. A mental block covers me. Square, and spiraling. And the block is only seen from a distance. The block is only s......Read More
Categories: block, angst, anxiety, depression,
Form: Free verse

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