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Child Abuse Poems | Examples of Child Abuse Poetry

Child Abuse Poems. Below are examples of poems about child abuse. This list of child abuse poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of child abuse poetry. This list of works about child abuse is an excellent resource for examples on how to write child abuse poems.

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List of Child Abuse Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Books Janice Canerdy Rhyme books, change, child abuse,
Family killed me before I died Onwubuariri Jachinma Ode art, child abuse, death,
Pitch Black Abuse Del Lambourne Rhyme abuse, child abuse,
Why Heather Michelle Free verse anxiety, betrayal, child abuse,
war and food jan hansen Blank verse child abuse, care, celebration, character, child
A Mother's Fear Julie Onoh Free verse africa, baby, child abuse,
Premium Member Poem Discomforted By Integrity Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse child abuse, health, love,
Premium Member Poem I had nothing to do RUDOLPH RINALDI Blank verse child abuse, conflict, hilarious,
The Night I Will Never Forget laughing cougar Rhyme angel, child abuse, growth,
Why Should I Emmiasky Ojex Rhyme child abuse, boy, care, child, child

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People Are Terrified of Sad Feelings
by Caren Krutsinger
I do not know why people hurt other people’s feelings.
I do not know why parents call their children mean names.
I do not know why people...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, 10th grade, 11th grade,

Code of Silence
by Theodore Zendarski
Bride of Christ we will defend
We are here for Him to send
For the souls that need to mend
This unholy deception, it must end

The violated they...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, child abuse, christian,

CONCERT PIANIST
by Patricia Iriebi
Shhhh!   Quiet!!!!  Listen!!!
Can you hear her?
Can you see her sitting there?
Sitting in the mist of darkness, surrounded by a sea of pain...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, child abuse, emotions,

MONEY NOT EVERYTHING BY SAHAJ SABHARWAL
by Sahaj Sabharwal
"MONEY,NOT EVERYTHING"
Money can buy Food but not Nutrition. 
Money can buy Gifts but not Thanks.
Money can buy Blanket but not Warmth.
Money can buy Books but...

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Rhyme Royal | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, 11th grade, beautiful, child

DO YOU
by Emmiasky Ojex
Do you see us when we cry?
When we try to hide our faces in the sand?
have you ever thought it through,
That these people might be...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boy, child abuse, children,

Conflicting Societal Mixed Messages 2
by matthew harris
Heaven's (to Betsy) dis allow
wing danger fields vow
wing to protect and bless 
     beasts and children – endow
wing inadequate livingsocial 
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, 12th grade, america, child,

Free at last
by Alyssa Stuhr
A rush of force hits my face 
As bare skin touches bare skin 
And all feeling escapes from my now raw cheek
The stinging subsides but...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, 12th grade, abuse, child

COULD THEY FORGIVE THESE MEN
by Tony Hargreaves
now hear this cruel tale                    of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child, child abuse,

Apology by the Australian Parliament for institutionalised child abuse 22 October 2018
by Paul Warren
Some words have such power 
To us who hear them in this hour
To know when children alone cried
And justice for them was denied

Evil once ruled...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, child abuse,

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She Hid Under My Desk
by Caren Krutsinger
She hid under my desk.
Waiting for me.
To discover her.
Thinking it was going to be hilarious.
It was not.
When the principal took a seat in my chair,
Attempting...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, funny,

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Sadness Under Anger
by Caren Krutsinger
There is a lot of hocus pocus when
The out-of-control-child is too upset to focus.
Family struggles.
Divorce.
Grandma’s death.
Mama’s leaving.
Daddy’s anger.
No food in the house.
He is now as...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse,

child abuse
by deepak srivastava
a wrong thought
to be fought...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: care, child abuse,

KINDERGARTEN IN KASHMIR
by KAMRAN RASHID
Pain is the teacher.
Fear is the ink.
Death is the picnic.
Peace is the prank.
Killings uplifting their rank.
Violations are all in their think-tank.
Wearing Jackboots and holding guns...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, child abuse, conflict,

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Is My Time Up
by Brenda Chiri
I think time is a deciever of all
As I listen to the tick tock 
How the face of time seemed to mock me
And say
"You have...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, creation, death,

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Soul of Julia
by Janet Bingham
SOUL OF JULIA

By the golden bough I watch, Julia,
through the winds of darkness.
You touch the golden leaves with your strange smile.
Where do your thoughts drift...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, betrayal, child abuse,

Escaping the mind
by Anna Inspirefromwithin.co.nz
Failing to see the primrose,
Through the memories behind my eyes,
A dead leaf, 
A black rock.

Lonely in the heart,
Lonely in the mind,
One more pill, 
One more...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, abuse, addiction, anxiety, child

Lonely mind
by Anna Inspirefromwithin.co.nz
Please listen to me, 
Discover my thoughts,
Clear them away and hear my pain.

A prisoner in my own mind,
Thoughts circling, anxiety building,
Please let me go and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, depression, lonely,

Beware Of The Beasts
by M. L. Kiser
Beware of the beasts
Hiding beneath human skin
The unseen horror
Easily fools the humans
Spot them only by their acts....

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, abuse, allusion, bullying, child

No Shelter
by Amie-lea Kuti-king
I want to go back to the days when words meant nothing to me 
I can’t mis hear words if no words are being said...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, absence, abuse, anger, anxiety,

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Learning Sanctuary v Education Industry
by Gerald Dillenbeck
"Our schools are...factories,
in which the raw materials-- [Win/Win hopeful] children--
are to be shaped...into products...
The specifications for manufacturing
come from the [pre-millennial] demands
of 20th century [corporate] civilization,
and...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, childhood, education,