Conflict Poems | Examples of Conflict Poetry

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Categories: betrayal, black love, blue, conflict, confusion,
other lovers
by Tiffany Herrera
His lips are kissing me like they’ve been on other lips - i could taste the lies
His hands that once outlined the shape of my...

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Categories: black love, blue, body, conflict, confusion,
what loving him was like
by Tiffany Herrera
Falling in love with him was like inhaling oxygen 
His love was toxic but i needed that toxic to live, to breathe 
The more love...

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Categories: conflict, confusion, courage, fear,
PTSD
by Richard Kelley
The darkness in my life Hides buried in my soul.
A smell or a sound brings it to life
Never knowing how much strife it causes me.
It...

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Categories: conflict, fantasy,
Tug of War
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
Standing here at this alter 
I don't know what to do 
I'm suppose to be happy
But I'm feeling sad and blue
Torn between what I want...

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Categories: conflict, destiny, forgiveness,
Premium MemberWHEN EVIL BEHIND YOU KEEP WALKING AND DON'T LOOK BACK
by James Edward Lee Sr.
Raging fire;
Flee to the mountains;
Cities burning;
JUDGMENT COMING;
NOW...
In the midst of things;
Lot and his family must flee;
Out of the city into the mountains, run;
Flee out of...

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Categories: 9th grade, anxiety, books, conflict, depression, education, school,
le stress dans l'education
by Leo CollinsII
I cannot stress enough how much this stress is stressing me out 
Stresssssssssssss
Extra stress on the last S
Because it just became unbearable
Bearing depression and anxiety...

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Categories: 9th grade, anxiety, books, conflict, depression, education, school,
le stress dans l'education
by Leo CollinsII
I cannot stress enough how much this stress is stressing me out 
Stresssssssssssss
Extra stress on the last S
Because it just became unbearable
Bearing depression and anxiety...

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Categories: conflict, how i feel,
Premium Membershoulda read the fine print
by James Edward Lee Sr.
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Categories: anger, angst, anxiety, black conflict,
I am the wind
by Terri-Anne Pattenden
I am the wind. 
Screaming and shattering – on a constant path of destruction.
Wrecking everything I see or touch but never blowing out, 
Never being...

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Categories: conflict, courage, depression, emotions,
Sending
by Rory Christy
Sending
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Though many of any, could compete for a penny, wealth outright bought  plenty, love and lives seem petty, can you take me sad sending,...

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Categories: allegory, allusion, angst, autumn, conflict, future,
Love to last a lifetime
by bawa talwar
Birds of feather flock together 
This is true I gather
equal passion  drew  us close
I'm  glad you I chose 
You love me as...

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Categories: conflict, emotions, feelings, how
NAMELY: HE-SHE-MEMORIES
by Renee D. Gross
#NAMELY: HE/SHE...MEMORIES*

CLOSE YOUR EYES...
Think of a NAME*
What brings to MIND? Are they KIND or "KIND OF SORTA"? Are they BLIND or just See SELECTIVELY; Hopefully,...

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Categories: conflict, political, society,
Premium MemberThe Politician for contest
by carl jent
The baroque politician walked with carte blanche
he definitely was a bona fide anomaly.

The crowd didn't like his avant-garde elan
as the low mummer turned to cacophony.

Politician...

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Categories: conflict, feelings,
Subjected
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
You give me love without commitment 
Relationship without marriage 
Power without authority 
Recognition without any credentials
All the while I thought....
These things meant something 
But you...

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Categories: adventure, anger, community, conflict, confusion, death of
Premium MemberDRIVE BYE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
DRIVE,  BYE
by James Edward Lee Sr.

Not a soldier of war
MIA'S caught up in a family of no one cares
Just drive...
MIA-Mother's Involvements Always cries
Raising infant,...

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Categories: conflict, metaphor, perspective, word
Premium MemberSqueals of Conflict
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Monsoon anger 
blood-tears abated
Waters calmed
by sheathed samurai
slanted palms
A poor, old man’s wisdom
saved a village
Pure rice patty knowledge 
was sown
in the season of serene
Kosher kismet karma...

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Categories: conflict,
Premium MemberThe Runaway Girl
by Mark Frank
What will she run away from tomorrow?
What will she dare not face?
The pale outlook of her soul 
Unfolds a reality that is always running away
This...

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Categories: conflict, corruption, humanity, leadership,
Premium MemberBreaking News Read all About It
by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
Got up this morning
Thought I had the blues
Read the paper 
How I wish, I hadn't read the news
Caught a glimpse of Trump
Plastered across the daily...

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Categories: conflict, fear, identity,
Shoot To Kill aka Sniper Song
by Patricia LeDuc
Shoot To Kill aka Sniper Song

Life is something
You do not revere
In an instant
The words come clear
Shoot to kill

Of notoriety
You haven't gotten
Quite your fill
The gun in...

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Categories: conflict, feelings,
Empty Space
by Patricia LeDuc
Empty Space

Where my heart was
There is an empty space
I leave it that way
Just in case

I find one
To replace
The one you stole
From me

Look me in the...

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Categories: appreciation, betrayal, conflict, confusion, sad,
Hell Bent or Heaven Sent
by Patricia LeDuc
 
Hell Bent or Heaven Sent?

You abruptly say you are leaving
I stare stunned
Eyes averted unbelieving
I drop to my knees
Heart broken and grieving
Thoughts of loss and...

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Categories: conflict, desire, how i
If You Are Mine
by Patricia LeDuc
If You Are Mine

I want to be the magic in your life
I want to be the best for you
I want you to sparkle
I want you...

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Categories: conflict, confusion, identity, men,
Intelligence
by Payton Avila
A measure of the grasp,
Of life on this planet Earth,
Is reasonably shown as intelligence.
Alas does the tongue of man,
Spoil another’s bread,
By words and words of...

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Categories: conflict, lost,
Conclusion
by Amber Moultry-Harrison
I stand at a compass
Don't know what to do
One alliance old-the other brand new
Confined by history of the past 
Which only makes the decision
Further complexes
The...

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Categories: conflict, hurt,
A STATUE
by Arjun Jangid
                        A...

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Categories: conflict, dad, father son,
Father
by Brett Allen
Devils lurk inside my head
Making me wish that I was dead 
My father put them there 
With the images that he shared
Just enough to let...

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Categories: conflict, confusion, crazy, cry,
Bipolar Bandit
by Patricia LeDuc
Bipolar Bandit

The Bipolar Bandit comes
To take away my sanity
It wants to steal me away
To take me on a trip of madness
Drags me up above 
Shows...

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Categories: conflict, confusion, crazy, mental
Bipolar Bubble
by Patricia LeDuc
Bipolar Bubble

At a recent family gathering
Friends and family ask cheerfully 
How are you feeling today?
Not too bad…my mouth says
I put a smile on my face
As...

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Categories: conflict, courage, meaningful, memory,
In a well-grounded voice
by Maryna Tchianova
In a well-grounded voice
I used to explain to you
Why I'm unable to show
What I truly feel. 
At that time the trees were tiny
and books were...

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Categories: conflict, death, imagery, soldier,
Premium MemberThe Soldier's Death
by Emile Pinet
I can smell the coppery scent of blood
and the stench of death, excrement and piss,
a soldier lies dead, his face in the mud.
I mourn the...

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Categories: age, allegory, boxing day , conflict, confusion, crazy, destiny,
Loose Talk
by MBJ Pancras
Gin wants Bin to play fun with Glen,
But Sen seeks a round bun to free the hen
Couched in the palms of Ren who blinks his...

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Categories: conflict, freedom, hate, history,
TRUTH IS THE DAUGHTR OF TIME
by Assefa Dibaba
so true, Truth is the daughter of time!

tell me yours, I tell you mine, 
Jews or Philistines, 
the reason for your exile to ancient Kemet/Egypt
or...

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Categories: conflict, courage, destiny, devotion,
Stubborn, proud love
by Maude Carthwright
Down those cliffs above the sea, 
There are stones who stand unfree
And in the sky there is a moon,
Not to be free anytime soon. 

Hence,...

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Categories: conflict, england, french, history,
19 War, Allies are Allies because of Common Enemies
by Nick Trim
Allies and Enemies in war, the history.

1. England vs Scotland
2. England vs France
3. United Kingdom vs France
4. United Kingdom vs France and USA
5. Great Britain...

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Categories: conflict, confusion, emotions, farewell,
Premium MemberTroubling The Soul
by Darius Howard
Troubling the soul
When all things seem to be untold, left to one day unfold.
To visit and no one is there. No one seems to care....

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