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Chattel Poems | Examples of Chattel Poetry

Chattel Poems. Below are examples of poems about chattel. This list of poetry about chattel is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of chattel poetry. This list of works about chattel is a great resource for examples of chattel poems and show how to write poems about chattel. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Chattel Poems

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I Thought De' Was Chattel Deborah Johnson Free verse chattel, adventure, age, anxiety, art,
Premium Member Poem Why Bother James Inman I do not know? chattel, how i feel, humor,
Premium Member Poem Waiting for the Harvest Roof Missing Rhyme chattel, journey, life,
Premium Member Poem Hate Crimes Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse chattel, christian, hate, health, humor,
Premium Member Poem All I Need Keith Trestrail Rhyme chattel, fate, introspection, life,
Premium Member Poem Social Trance Brendan J. Simons Couplet chattel, earth, social, society,
Premium Member Poem Heirs Of The Struggle millard lowe Prose Poetry chattel, africa, black african american,
gun contol jan hansen Blank verse chattel, betrayal, birthday, blue, bridal
Aeon jan hansen Blank verse chattel, absence, adventure, age, allusion,
Premium Member Poem A Heart Made Hatchet -2 Justin Bordner Epic chattel, america,

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THE SAN ANTONIO NIGHT CROSSING
by Cyndi MacMillan


      “... The closeness of the place and the heat of the climate, 
      ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, change, death, immigration, people,

Be Free, My Brothers
by John Michaels
Penned like cattle, as if chattel,
     cages rattle, sounds of brattle,
          no...

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Monorhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, africa, america, black african

Epitaph
by Patrick Utitufon
I
When I breathe my last and my soul finds its path back to whence it came
and my lifeless body is lowered
beneath the earth to my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, age,

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The Saddle-Strapped Cattle
by Brendan J. Simons
Behold, dear reader, a bit about a boy and his battle,
He fought for his family, his friends and all of Earth's cattle,
His world was straddled...

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Burlesque | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, humor, metaphor,

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A Fool's Valentine
by James Inman



Tender tear                       ...

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Shape | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, angst,

BONDAGE TO NO BOUNDS
by Iger Rolyat
Twenty score years ago, and some
The evil merchants crossed the waves
Gleeful as they raped and pillaged
Their cargoes of dark-skinned slaves

En route to the land of...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, abuse, africa, black african

I would dance among them
by Kevin Taylor
With trappings of chattel and ownership and slavery
The stains and scarification of torture and tally
The edification and vainglory of succumb: metal ring, chain & ink—
Slave...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, dance, freedom, identity, philosophy,

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Imagine
by Emile Pinet
Imagine a world without hope
where women are merely chattel.
And they can be sold or traded
for dollars or a few cattle.

Imagine how much it must hurt
to...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, august, child abuse, emotions,

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The Whips Of History - 2
by Justin Bordner
Gentlemen,  behold, the wild yet curious Laurentia, an unexplored beauty,
Welcome to Utica, Latifundium Africanus Magnus
I am Titus, the overseer of this plantation wherein sweat...

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Crown of Sonnets | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, history, passion, poetry,

What is the altetnative
by louise nelson
Life as we know it makes no sense if we have no choice 
So what is the alternative and do we have a voice ?

The...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, america, black african american,

Where Are You Now
by Andy Morfett
You were supposed to be my salvation,
The one on whom I always leaned
You promised me the world on a platter
Were those words imagined or dreamed?

You...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, angst, break up, celebration,

My Favorite Game
by Ryan Tyler
Guiled movement. A warrior's ballet.
Wiled traps confusing choice play.
Battle simulator, test of war.
Chattel, pieces. Sixteen, no more.
Tool used for general and king.
Fool recused, no victory...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, deep, games, people, poems,

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AND WE ARE STILL HERE
by millard lowe
AND WE ARE STILL HERE…
While beating our drums—singing, dancing
and giving praises to the Most High
for family harvest, peace and love,
we blinked—became victims
of colonial rape—stolen from...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, allegory, america, analogy, black

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He Arose
by Emile Pinet
Long ago Man soaked alters in blood
by sacrificing animals to God.
And ever since Noah and the flood
ploughs were hammered into sword and rod.

Civilizations grew and...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, bible, easter, faith, feelings,

THE AWAKENING
by BURT HEACOCK
THE AWAKENING

It was midnight that I laid still
and breath had filtered down
An open book - a nagging fly
will wait for me until

bestirred at morning’s knock
when...

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Carpe Diem | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, good morning,

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My Uncles' Hands Were Strong
by millard lowe
     My Uncles’ Hands Were Strong…
My uncles’ hands were strong:
fathering children they never had.
My uncles’ hands were strong;
yet gentle like the...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, analogy, black african american,

Dream of a proper Pyrate
by David Brown
A wishful tale of man's potential taken (with great liberty) from the story of Samuel Bellamy

A frigid blast of the nor'westerly breeze,
the coldest wind upon...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, adventure, fantasy, history, slavery,

Waiting in Silence
by Julie Hosier
Sitting at the bar
Looking like a wall flower
Little do they know the darkness
Hiding beneath my innocent smile
I sit here like a predator
Slowly watching people milling...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, animal,

BELIZEAN BLEND
by Karan Chand
BELIZEAN BLEND

In the beginning it was the Yucatec, the Mopan and  Kekchi  as well
Who came from the steppes of Asia where nomads dwell
They...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, community, poetry, political, society,

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Sweet Briar Road
by Keith Trestrail
Wistful is the heart, silent the walls,            
  where the gambols of youth...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: chattel, miss you, nostalgia,