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Conflict Poems | Examples of Conflict Poetry

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

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List of Conflict Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Choice is Ours Marabi Amfaal Hydara Rhyme change, conflict, corruption,
Inescapable Lawrence Sharp Free verse abuse, conflict, depression, mental
Endurance Written Voice Free verse absence, conflict, cry, depression,
Nemesis PRESTON NYANAMAH Free verse conflict, confusion, feelings, hate,
The Kindness of Men Andrew Fairchild Free verse appreciation, birthday, conflict, forgiveness,
Silent Sacrifice Christopher Goss Free verse conflict, hope, memorial, war,
Rains of Parmethia Christopher Goss Free verse conflict, dark, loss, war,
Authority Wendy Nipas Ballad conflict,
Premium Member Poem Amendments One and Two Franklin Price Rhyme abuse, anger, betrayal, conflict,
Desert Rain Earl Schumacker Free verse conflict, confusion, image, light,

Drifters
by Micah Watkins
Im just drifting in the abyss we been lost for a while now...
Non existent feelings we exhibit as the walls start to fall down...
O compromise...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, conflict, deep,

The fear that keeps us alive
by David Smith
Those who don't fear death, 
Could be a danger to your health,
And your wealth.

Chances are the cause will give them strife,
And disrupt their family life,
When...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, cancer, conflict, confusion,

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TRAVELING BIRD NO LONGER WANTS TO FLY TODAY---
by James Edward Lee Sr.
opened up the window-
   and the bird, just flew away;
      flowing, floating on the promises;
the air has claimed...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, bird, conflict, endurance,

Your Jealousy Gives Me Hope
by barbara green
Please stop getting upset, having attitudes, and being angry when
We walk in the room.  When I’m still missing you and trying to cope. ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, betrayal, boyfriend, conflict,

Stamped Denied
by Fabiola Rios
Come on boys' sign your name, train them, and send them out to fight. 
Praise them once a year, let 22 die with a red...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, anxiety, appreciation, conflict,

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Song of Sorrow
by Gerald Dillenbeck
"There is a sorrow on the air
I taste
but cannot name."
     Nickole Brown

We are a conspiring sour in the air,
a wonder through...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: change, conflict, environment, health,

Distant Lands
by Jordan Foster
Home, I don’t understand, you.
You are wanted by all, and obtained by all.
You are manipulated, changed, obtained by everyone every day. Every night.
Why do you...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, dream, growth, society,

Survival of the Fittest
by Jordan Foster
We act so different from them.
We have more complex minds, more, 
Intricate ways of work.
They live, to support, to reproduce, to eat, drink, survive. 
They...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: confidence, conflict, corruption, courage,

ITS TABOO
by Lyric Man
I can’t have you
Girl, I want you
Never felt like this before
On the wind
I feel you dancing
See you standing at my door 
You’re way with words
I...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, betrayal, conflict, confusion,

Battle Scars
by Kennedy Staton
Im covered in scars from head to toe
Scars of mentally and emotionally battles
Of my everyday life
Yet why don't I talk about these battle scars?

Every time...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 5th grade, conflict, depression,

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I had nothing to do
by RUDOLPH RINALDI
I had nothing to do
So, I turned on my TV 
And kept changing channels
fast and then faster 

there seemed to be 
no meaning or plot...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: child abuse, conflict, hilarious,

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Promises Promises
by Laura Breidenthal
No need to promise the world, when one only expects the universe......

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, break up, conflict,

B28-P16 ONCE LOVED
by Jerry Wells
POEM 16 ONCE LOVED 



ONCE LOVED IS THE ART OF LOSING IT IS HARD TO MASTER. 

ONCE LOVED SO MANY THINGS SEEM FILLED WITH THE...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, confidence, conflict, courage,

Praise Zing A Fully Functioning Sphincter Muscle
by matthew harris
Anal lies zing constipation
     nothing to poo poo about,
cuz when bedeviled by
     colorectal obstruction 
  ...

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Enclosed Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: break up, conflict, desire,

candidate -calon-
by dwijoko harianto

CANDIDATE
that's my wife's business,
he will make it for you, not tomato sauce but grated coconut sauce which is fried without oil wrapped in banana leaves...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, conflict, culture, food,

Beckoning
by Hannah Gigstad
I walked, that night 
to the edge of the shore 
Amidst the black, 
“I’ll never come back”, I swore. 
The water washed towards me 
Lapped...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, fire, ocean, self,

11:11:11:18
by Stephen Harper
Then
the guns
fell
silent

"Is that it?"
"What do we do now?"

"Go home" echoed out
"Nothing to see here, the attacker has been dealt with"
"Keep moving along - it's a...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, murder, world war

Stealing Candy From A Baby
by Earl Schumacker
What a lovely Sunday morning in the park
Sky and lake alive and baby dressed in blue
In the stroller by the bench with mom and pop
They...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: baby, celebration, character, conflict,

A Love Triangle
by Debjani Mitra
A mystical  UNEARTHLINESS  of beauty..
She ENCOMPASSED a shell of hidden kernel.
Hot ice burned in lukewarm APATHY...
In REVERENCE ..was a jumbled love triangle.
There was...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, confusion, cool, friendship,

Enemy
by Kevon Worrell
Enemy come once enemy come twice
Our enemy is closer to us than sugar and rice 
They are there to suck you dry 
It all begin...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, conflict, fun, hate,