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Community Poems | Examples of Community Poetry

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

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List of Community Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem The basket sat on top of the dryer Lewis Raynes Quatrain community, death, freedom, goodbye,
Barbershop Quartet Rhona McFerran Free verse community, humanity, humor, humorous,
Premium Member Poem HALLOWEEN NIGHT ALL HALLOWS EVE James Edward Lee Sr. Rhyme assonance, community, conflict, halloween,
Premium Member Poem Griot Jali Jeli James Edward Lee Sr. Lyric community, allegory, analogy, appreciation, assonance,
Equality C.J. Writes Verse black love, community, conflict,
Fudging it David Smith Light Verse appreciation, celebration, childhood, community,
Premium Member Poem How Precious Life Is James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse community, abortion, anger, anti bullying,
guru Nazia Khatoon ABC blessing, community, cry,
Opinions curtis johnson Acrostic change, community, conflict, history,
I Could Get Paid For This Rhona McFerran Free verse community, how i feel,

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Atalanta
by David Drowley
Rode here a man of some repute,
Banker and empire builder bold,
Who’d even tried to corner gold,
To lay him out a railroad route.
He addressed our town;...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bullying, community, history, power,

New Neighbors, Part I
by Rhona McFerran
As Miss Luby watches from her window
a moving van backs up
the driveway across the street

BEEP!  BEEP!  BEEP!  BEEP!

its warning cry has a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, humanity, humor, humorous,

New Neighbors, Part II
by Rhona McFerran
Meanwhile, Mrs. Pappadopoulos
has circled back and plops down
on Fred's front porch, all tuckered out
 
So Fred cheerfully pulls up a chair
and together they sit and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, humanity, humor, humorous,

Senior Citizens
by Julius Lawrence
Why are our Senior Citizens so neglected these days? Is it because they don't care, or is it they don't believe they will be senior...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, age, birth, black african

Mariah of Magdala
by Beryl O. Adhiambo
Continuation of 
Part IV: FORGIVENESS

Today Mariah of Magdala,
It is written not only of you but of your enemies
Do you discover Mariah of Magdala
We are all...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, blessing, celebration, community,

Not quite forgotten habits
by David Smith
It used to be that most of us Chatted over the fence with our neighbour for Free
Or even climbed over for a cup of tea.
Now...

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Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, analogy, appreciation, blessing, care,

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THE PAINT MOVER Artist
by James Edward Lee Sr.
THE PAINT MOVER  Artist

In the brilliants I grasp my brush
Blending color so glorious
THE PAINT MOVER  Artist
My tints, shadows, and hues
Transposed such a view
THE...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, adventure, allusion, analogy, appreciation,

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I AIN'T OLD BUT I'VE BEEN TOLD
by James Edward Lee Sr.
I ain't old, but I've been told
to give up my car and drivers license
I ain't old, but my vision blurred
got near and far reading, driving...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, age, analogy, community,

Rain
by Kilalo Mwashighadi
Rain bounces not,
 glues my shirt 
to ribs and soul...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, 12th grade, addiction, body,

The Injured, Desolate Jericho
by Elizabeth Wyler
Where silhouetted sentinels silently stand in vain
bleeding shades of layered shame on blight-lined highways below, 
their ghostly shadows remind us of dreams we dared to...

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Villanelle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, city, community, jobs,

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LAMB TO THE SLAUGHTER 1
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Lamb to the slaughter 

I didn't ask for this life;
I was created in it;
The color of my skin;
It doesn't matter;
I God's vision;
Created by Him, with...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, community, endurance, engagement,

THE QUEST
by Lemayian Leksat
None keeps its inventory
But it creeps into a story
A story of a modern society
Which is plural in nature;
Partly of a rural nurture
Partly of an urban...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, betrayal, community, conflict,

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People
by Kale Brereton
Such is the difference
to clap alone 
rather than in multitude,
As it is 
to take steps alone 
rather than together.

Kale Brereton
Oct 6/18

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, courage, deep, humanity,

A Word For That
by Rhona McFerran
Gaslighted: Abused and lied to
Script is flipped when I challenge you
Smoothed over with wink & back-pat
Now I know, there's a word for that

Body-shamed: Self made...

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Kyrielle | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, encouraging, life, society,

INVESTO FOODO TALUS
by Allan Terry
UNE PERSONNE AMBITIEUSE, AVEC L'AMBITION POLITIQUE, A TROUVE' UN PLAN, QUI PERMETAUX AMERICANS DE TRAVAIL D'INVESTIR $50.00 PAR MOIS VERS LEUR RETRAITE, QUI QUAND ILS...

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Ballade | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, america, anti bullying, appreciation,

The Matrix
by C Evans
 The matrix is--real. It's something you 
can't see but can feel. You can feel the danger
in the air. It's coming from almost everywhere.
 ...

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

I LOVE HER HEALING HANDS, blessed by Jesus Christ
by Anil Deo
I
They are scarred, barely able to write a letter
But her hands have helped make us humans better

II
I prayed from afar, chasing a revolution, another falling...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beauty, bible, community, dedication,

one in a billion
by Phyllis Hilenski
one in a billion

you’re one in a billion
you’re very unique
a treasure to know
a diamond to seek

see with the eyes 
that came with your birth
it’s not...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, encouraging, humanity, inspirational,

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Zanadeau
by Caren Krutsinger
The timeless mystery of Zanadeu lingers in my mind’s eye only in my dreams.
I have a bare whisper of confidence that I remember much of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: community, hope, love,

Silence Encourages
by KENG CHUAN SENG
Silence Is Encouragement

Desmond Tutu: "If you are neutral in a situation of injustice, then you have chosen the side of the oppressor".
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A very appropriate quote...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, angst, betrayal, community,