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Corruption Poems | Examples of Corruption Poetry

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

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List of Corruption Poems

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The two Ds today in my country Akol Majak Aker Couplet change, conflict, corruption, depression,
monster Sage Eden Tanka corruption, fear,
Campaign within JP Thomas Free verse africa, conflict, corruption, discrimination,
This One Is Mine, Part II David Welch Narrative corruption, encouraging, forgiveness, religious,
This One Is Mine, Part I David Welch Narrative corruption, encouraging, forgiveness, religious,
Human Nature W.A. CHOLT Tanka corruption, nature, sin, spiritual,
Unknown Nothings Eric Nelson Manley Shelman I do not know? corruption, 5th grade, atheist, bible,
Apoca-lip-locked Anna Nomaly Haiku corruption, dedication, lonely, longing,
Covetousness Susan Palli Choka corruption, desire,
Dust and Heavy Stone Cynthia Panakkal Free verse bible, christian, corruption, desire,

No Guilt Feelings
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
Dead Aylan in this sprained beach of humane,
Embraces me but I've no 
any guilt feelings! 

Toll of knell is proclaiming all my guiltiness 
but I'm...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allegory, corruption, discrimination, nonsense,

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Child In Time
by arthur vaso
some poets stake claims they're right
wrong

all poets write
or not

most poets seek truth
hate must go

I am a shepherd who wanders
seeing the wolf, I know
...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: corruption, anti bullying, art, bullying,

my voice in silence
by Rajarshi Keshari
There will be no recognition, no epiphanies 
No intellectual solidarity, no saving grace
So without further adieu, let us speak free, 
 A clarion call to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, corruption, death, discrimination,

Mid-terms
by Rico Leffanta
The Republican Party wants your vote
With specious Trump hailed as their man of note
But constituents lose
To profitable views
What's best for the Party will get your...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: corruption, culture, integrity, political,

lust
by deepak srivastava
Never desire
always fire...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, betrayal, conflict, corruption,

BEAMS OF DREAMS
by Lemayian Leksat
I am dreaming the past
Past when KBC was the only station
Each morning started with the anthem of the nation
We had to know your intention
Before saying...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, betrayal, conflict, corruption,

Indifference
by Earl Schumacker
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, betrayal, conflict, corruption,

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GOD NEVER PROMISED A CALM PASSAGE BUT HE WILL PROVIDE A SAFE JOURNEY
by James Edward Lee Sr.
GOD NEVER PROMISED A CALM PASSAGE BUT HE WILL PROVIDE A SAFE 
            ...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, corruption, environment, holocaust,

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: corruption, abuse, allusion, bullying, child

When Adam and Eve Were Monkeys
by Trevor McLeod
When Adam and Eve were monkeys
the serpent was just a chat.
And only the Devil could say
that others believe in that.

So all of the animals left
for...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: corruption, analogy, assonance, atheist, bible,

Do or Die
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
do or die
die for doing something better or worse!
worse for other!
for self rather better!


-October 09, 2018 Chattogram...

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

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Did You Know
by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
Everybody gets lost sometimes
Everyone feels alone once in a while
Everyone needs a friend at all times
People are confused and sometimes are unkind
They also can loose...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boyfriend, conflict, confusion, corruption,

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LAWYERS AND BUZZARDS
by Line Gauthier


I'm not much for throwing everyone
in the same basket but…
we've been put through the wringer
and we're at our wits' end

One day this crazy outstanding
legal issue...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, betrayal, corruption, forgiveness,

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Pillars of Mexico
by arthur vaso
Crumble
brothels sprout
flesh peddlers collect their fees
selling daughters
in twos and threes
Lopez or Diaz
lazy or defiant
escaped
in polluted lagoons
the virus spreads

Dancing with the dead
priests absolve the devils
in their...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, betrayal, bible, corruption,

Senate Approves Kavanaugh
by Rico Leffanta
Judge Kavanaugh does love his beer
But his memory is not quite as clear
He heard, "Last Call" ring
And started to sing,
"A Ford is so easy to...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: corruption, drink, judgement, lust,

FBI Hotline
by Rico Leffanta
From the FBI - HOT OFF THE WIRE
Kavanaugh did NOT wilt under fire
Ramirez was wrong
It was not Brett's dong
The Judge only exposed his spare tire!...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, corruption, judgement, political,

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Let's Talk about Money
by Michelle Faulkner
Let's talk about money, honey
That sour flower, that power to devour
The corrupt disruption of consumption
Let's face the disgrace of that gilded tower

Let's concede when greed...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, corruption, depression, money,

Dodoitsu Beware The Beast
by M. L. Kiser
It stresses out everyone;
Generates illness and feeds
Upon the human spirit;
It’s name, politics!...

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Dodoitsu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, conflict, corruption, political,

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CROSSING THE LINE
by Line Gauthier


crossing the line
to forbidden realms
that can't be unseen



posted on October 4, 2018...

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

Judgement stone
by richard nnoli
judgement stone 
my mind is clean 
yet am a sinner 
yes that is what 
am called and seen 
they never believe 
am a human of...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, best friend, corruption,