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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  
Premium Member Poem Nakedness Kelly Hitchcock Rhyme allegory, appreciation, confidence, conflict,
Hallelujah Catelyn Meeker Rhyme anxiety, christian, conflict, dark,
Dear Friend Catelyn Meeker Rhyme anger, body, conflict, depression,
STRIFE -wandering heart- Speare Earth Poetry Prose anger, betrayal, conflict, smart,
Premium Member Poem Bad Poetry Contra Carol Connell Free verse abuse, conflict, meaningful, ocean,
A House Isn't A Home Bette Bavington Triolet anxiety, betrayal, conflict, confusion,
Physco Daisy Mae Mike Grant I do not know? conflict, america, anger, betrayal, character,
Premium Member Poem MindField Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble Free verse conflict, cry, emotions, fear,
My throne Chelci Biggs Rhyme betrayal, care, conflict, emotions,
THE ROTTEN LIE Neldy Jolo Free verse conflict, angst, anxiety, art, betrayal,

Crossroad Choices
by Todd Aguilar Jr.
They say never bet the devil your head
he will come for it looking eyes all red
all the lies you were fed 
next thing you know...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, confusion, fear, imagery,

Idle Thoughts
by David O'Haolin Whalen
Does you’re “down for the
Count”…mean you love Dracula
Or are “down and out?”
...

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

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Don't just walk away
by John Hamilton
Don't just walk away

Verse 1
I never knew that love-could feel like this!
I don't wanna come back down,
from this cloud 9 bliss...
but when the sun comes...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, break up, conflict,

Sensitive
by Brandon Connor
I say a lot of things but little of it has any meaning
These daily words and conversations are all too quick and fleeting
But NEVER say...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, perspective, political, social,

Ego And The Great Beyond
by Earl Schumacker
Just beyond the tip of the nose
Piercing out with perfect vision
Through beady almost human eyes
There is absolutely nothing to see
Because this story is all about...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, chocolate, conflict, confusion,

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NEGOTIATING
by Line Gauthier



negotiating
with the tasmanian
she-devil



posted on September 21, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, word play,

I Kill Neither
by Akwenda Nkonde
I'm lead, to follow, just behind your pace
I'll express your whim, harmful or benign,
Your thoughts mulled over harmless or malign
I'll accept your kin, will not...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, humanity,

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Christ Like
by Kelly Hitchcock
Christ Like

Christian?
Hmmm – let’s see
Professing virtue
Condescendingly

We start with a claim
We separate in to groups
Denominations – Thirty five hundred
How convenient – no need for any proof...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bible, conflict, creation, heaven,

Keep The Change Cuz
by Earl Schumacker
Nerves hang out at the idle pump
Gas don't pump itself thinks Mr. Rich
While Bubba plants himself out front
Like an un-watered flower in the sun ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, appreciation, business, conflict,

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Human Nature
by Mark Toney
To forgive
is divine so
they say,
and if asked we'd
not have it any
other way.
But when
wrong is done
to us
then we fuss.
Instead of
forgiving others,
keeping our friendships fresh,
we
want our pound...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, forgiveness, poetry,

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IT'S OVER, THANK YOU
by Line Gauthier


It’s hard to fathom
What grandiose thrill
He can possibly get
From making me so angry

He’s the epitome of stupidity
With air bubbles for brains
And so particularly proud
Of getting...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, character, conflict, games,

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Thoughts
by Kelly Hitchcock
Thoughts in my head
They come and they go
Some I react
Some – I say no

What do I choose?
What chooses me?
A neurological dilemma?
Absolutely

Emotions emerge
Thoughts magically appear
Behavior follows
Consequences...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, creation, emotions, wisdom,

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THE MIRROR
by Line Gauthier


the mirror
telling a
different story



posted on September 17, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: character, conflict, image, mirror,

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Back When Lost Love, Sent Its Deepest Sad Moans
by Robert Lindley
Back When Lost Love, Sent Its Deepest Sad Moans

Once when life seemed to be a bitter waste
love had failed, left its first unsavory taste,
sky had...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, conflict, dark, grief,

Mechanizing Earth
by Rhyn Muller
Fauna and flaura, they cover this land
Vivid and full are the colors at hand
Lush it is, the world that we know
The living earth's crystal glow
Something...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, beautiful, city, conflict,

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One Shining Sword
by Heidi Sands
They all fought fiercely on the open hillside
Hollering amidst noises, clashing of swords
Bodies thrown about, horses running wild
When one man raced out of trees, yelling,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, death, love,

Elsie
by Babafemi Yinka Olubodun
Why this time? Why our culture? 
Has the beauty of our palace not fade away? 
Is it on a high ground we stand to quench...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, depression, emotions, heartbroken,

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TELL HER I LOVE PART 2---
by James Edward Lee Sr.


TELL HER I LOVE HER  part 2---

I seen you in school one day;
My heart skipped a beat;
I'd go all out of my way;
Just to...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, conflict, desire, emotions,

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GHOSTHUNTERS AND SPIRITUALISTS
by Line Gauthier


Through the years
I have heard stories and
Had myself strange occurrences
I can only call bizarre

In my heart of hearts
I have come to only one conclusion
There is...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: conflict, faith, mystery, truth,

Waves
by Jerry Hackett
With wisdom I walk this sand
A lasting vestige of holy land
The water’s rise had been for told
Hence, it came as I grew old

Smartly I stand...

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