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Dramatic Monologue Poems

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List of Dramatic Monologue Poems

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IF ONLY Poet Self Dramatic Monologue emotions, love,
CORROSIVE SENSITIVITY Poet Self Dramatic Monologue emotions, feelings,
Premium Member Poem IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LXXIII - Continued T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue humor, paris, satire, teenage,
Premium Member Poem WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO BE DOING WHEN JESUS RETURNS--- James Edward Lee Sr. Dramatic Monologue adventure, analogy, assonance, community,
FORGETTING YESTERDAY'S CHRISTMAS Poet Self Dramatic Monologue christmas, emotions, love,
JOY OF WAITING Aida Roque08 Dramatic Monologue adventure, celebration, child,
NO PINK GUITAR STRINGS ALLOWED Allan Terry Dramatic Monologue music,
BLACK CHILD, WHERE ARE YOU rochelle jones Dramatic Monologue 11th grade, 12th grade,
Premium Member Poem Breakfast With A Teenage Daughter Caren Krutsinger Dramatic Monologue 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem Our World Changing, Not For The Better Edward Ibeh Dramatic Monologue anger, emotions, life, political,

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IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE - Part Three - Continued
by T Wignesan
IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE - Part III

IF you pull a long face 
As long as two thousand years, you say
Think someone looked after...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allah, brother, conflict, god,

Weeping Gun
by Victor Ernest Osong
My palms are growing wet
Sweat has covered my trigger
Night and day in enemies nest
Operating like battalions of mere singers.

I fight 21st century with 20th century...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: africa, betrayal, conflict, corruption,

What are we raising
by David Smith
Are we raising sheep,
Instead of people, 
Monsters,
Instead of children?

Are we raising Red,
Or white flags.
Crops,
Or Dust Bowls?

Are we raising doubt,
To meet lowered expectations,
Drugs,
To cloud the issues?

Are...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: addiction, analogy, anger, anxiety,

Blanket of Lies
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

I’m slowly dying ... being pillow buried alive,
and ain’t nobody’s pity coming
to prematurely save me

I fell into this death trap of my own crypt choosing,
when...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, love hurts, psychological,

Herion
by Ronnie Rhyno
Herion...Is the worst n most 
dangerous drug out there...

The victims of this killer drug just don't care.

There to scared to try n kick, 
because they...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: memory,

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Translation of Bury Me in a Free Land by Frances E W HARPER 1825 - 1911
by T Wignesan
Translation of " Bury Me in a Free Land " by Frances E. W. Harper
(Homage to Frances Ellen Watkins HARPER, the First Black Lady of...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, black african american,

The Story Of A Brother Efosa
by Speare Earth Poetry
'Going going gone 
Says the ticking clock
For each breaking day draws 
A man closer to his end.'
The true essence of time
 ...

Efosa, his mother had...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, assonance, birth, birthday,

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LOOK AWAY
by James Edward Lee Sr.
LOOK AWAY

I see the children hurting;
I feel their pains aborting;
I just ignore them;
And when the time comes
As danger surrounds them
I just turn my head
NO acknowledgement
I...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abortion, assonance, bullying, caregiving,

Sanctuary II
by Phatt Matt
It has been twelve years
Every one of those years
I have been turned away 
by officials of the city
Twelve long years 
of being on the housing...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, art, betrayal, change,

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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LXXII - Continued-
by T Wignesan
IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LXXII

IF ever I had a country with or without nationality
And if ever I were elected or nominated Chief...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: betrayal, patriotic, satire, slavery,

Life Of A Canine Named Pooch
by matthew harris
Life Of A Canine Named "Pooch”...
Equally Worthy As Mine

No explanation why,
the following unpleasant memory
     shocked this systemofadown human vie
bur rent lee,...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, anger, best friend,

pumpkin buckets
by word owl


Their hands say a prayer
in the silent hesitation:
My peripheral brethren;
toy soldiers in pajamas.
I grin at my reflection, for
This is the cold grey morning:
The Luger will...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, dark, gothic, halloween,

Separated Heart
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Forgive the urgency,
but hurry up and wait
My heart has started to separate

Lyrics from the song, “Look After You”
by The Fray 


You didn’t have to go,...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allusion, heartbreak, love hurts,

Throne of Persia - Prince of Tyre
by LIde Sangtam
You who indices the minds of kings and princes,
Do empower thy iniquity, you set amongst the thrones of many kings,
The power of iniquity is behind...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: christian, fear, jesus, judgement,

Throne of Persia - Prince of Tyre
by LIde Sangtam
Oh how the anointed cherub have fallen,
You once covered the Throne of the Most High.
And in the perfection of thy beauty
You seek to be like...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: christian, garden, god, gospel,

For Such A Thing As Love
by meru groen
The role of man is to experience the drama of life.  We might guess why the universe was created, at the least it was...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: love,

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Villanelle: Five Yin lines on November 6th overcome the top Yang line
by T Wignesan
Villanelle : Five Yin lines on November 6th overcome the top Yang line

(Bo, Hexagram 23 (November 6 to December 6): The mountain falls down on...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allegory, america, autumn, conflict,

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WHO IS THIS PURPLE MAN WHO WEARS THE PURPLE ROBE
by James Edward Lee Sr.
WHO IS THIS PURPLE MAN WHO WEARS THE PURPLE ROBE
 

Visions of crack web jaggle hues
Now who is the purple?
Who’s this purple man?
The man who...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: appreciation, assonance, celebration, celebrity,

OF LOVE
by Guru Mordecai
OF LOVE

Much of me is expected, in me I carry a relic of great power,
It is heavy a burden to carry, a power of massive...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allah, courage, death, god,

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Villanelle: What DESIGN made the emerald EARTH defile its lone joy
by T Wignesan
Villanelle : What DESIGN made this emerald EARTH defile its lone joy

What DESIGN made this emerald EARTH defile its lone joy
No washer-woman nor City Hall...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: business, earth, environment, nature,