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Gender Poems | Examples of Gender Poetry

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

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List of Gender Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem They ilene bauer Rhyme gender, words,
Gender Rolls David Welch Rhyme creation, food, gender, humor,
All Life Is Sacred Rico Leffanta Limerick bullying, culture, discrimination, gender,
Lust Rico Leffanta Limerick gender, humanity, lust, political,
OCTOBER TO REMEMBER Ajeyemi Wasiu Ajewumi Free verse gender, anxiety, appreciation, betrayal, depression,
Chili con carne Rico Leffanta Limerick gender, beauty, body, culture, food,
Hoppy Times Rico Leffanta Limerick gender, culture, discrimination, endurance, funny,
White Male Oliver Pierce Free verse discrimination, fear, gender, i
Premium Member Poem Love's Great Sanctuaries Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse black love, caregiving, gender,
Premium Member Poem What's Your Hope Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse gender, gospel, green, health,

Theres A Pedophile In The House
by matthew harris
There's A Pedophile In The House...
(ah...ah...ah...ham eye white...???)

OMG,... and he looks...
     SAY WHAT??? just like me???,...
     absolutely...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gender, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Uncle Betty
by Rico Leffanta
I know you were just being petty
When you laughed at my Uncle Betty
But who would believe
That he could conceive
After eating all that spaghetti?...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gender, body, change, culture, family,

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Advent of Love's Adventure
by Gerald Dillenbeck
When and where
ecological sisterhooded wisdom dies

So too theological Win-Lose compromise
between nature's humanity
brothered, yet sometimes bothered, 
with spirited patriarchal divinity,
secular Western CoOperating Truths
inhaling sacred Eastern Beauty.

Subjective...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: caregiving, earth, gender, health,

I AM NOT
by Steven Miller
I AM NOT!
I am not Black, cause you say I am
I am not White cause I look like you
I am not Red, from a tribe...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bible, class, confidence, gender,

I Netted Mosquito Magic
by matthew harris
I Netted Mosquito Magic ™

(near microscopic totally tubular proboscis 
gave one local bummer, a bloody respite this 
summer, hence....aye goot good wry min 
reason tubby...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gender, 10th grade, 12th grade,

Ladies Last
by Rico Leffanta
The ladies stood in a long queue
The mayor thought they might sue
With their knees together
In all kinds of weather
They await their turn in the loo...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: culture, discrimination, gender, health,

How
by Abhishek Kumar
How do you expect her, not to get wet 
While standing in rain 
How do you expect her, not to burn 
When walking in flame...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, discrimination, evil, gender,

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SoulTrain Scripture
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Back in ancient matriarchal time
Divine inspiration told sacred stories
of epic journeys
for creation and birthing re-creation
and against death and degeneration

Around fire-circles
for cooking
and cleaning
and keeping wolves
and shape-shifters...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bible, gender, health, integrity,

Slit
by Brianna Hobson
The butcher walks in
To cut and keep leftovers,
He's working with meat...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abortion, birth, creation, gender,

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Bitter Integrity
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Integrity's EarthSoul
with eyes to see
and ears to hear,
with nose to smell
and mouth to taste,
longs to exclude
spit out
purge local and global awareness
of degenerative Earth's bitter climate...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bullying, caregiving, gender, health,

Strawberry
by Brianna Hobson
Tell him about 
menstruation
He needs to know

He needs to hear it
He needs to know
When she's bleeding 
What she’s been through

Through her eyes 
He's gonna see...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: body, gender, mother son,

Dear Shari Todd written July 29 2015 hello 2u
by matthew harris
wing my loss) if grim reaper 
     came for das scribe as skew
ward poem attempted to infer, now 
circling back to...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gender, 12th grade, 7th grade,

Apple Facts
by Lovie Divine
An apple is an apple. It is an apple to the core. 
It is an apple because God made it an apple. 

It needs nothing...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: analogy, creation, fruit, gender,

COLD HEARTS
by Rita Oyewale

Cold,
When we are grief is untold
When we are helpless and hopeless
When we are all wandering with no direction
When all hope is lost amidst insurgence.

Cold,
When the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: corruption, death, emotions, gender,

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Making a Wrong Turn
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

What can a bewildered brotha’ say,
it happens every unnatural day
Sunshine is labeled as shade,
crystal clear is called opaque fade

Did I make a left turn 
into...

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Ode | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gender, perspective, society, wisdom,

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Maureens creation
by Charlie Knowlton



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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: funny, gender,

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Androgyny Grief
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

You shake your mandrill fist angrily
towards the sky
Epithet accusations hurled at God

Unrighteous indignation
rest uncomfortably 
within your flat bosom

Testosterone milk
feeds your androgyny grief
You feel that your...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, gender, truth, wisdom,

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Declawed
by Maureen McGreavy




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Shape | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, gender,

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Oh To Have The Balls
by Maureen McGreavy



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

I am a Woman
by aastha mehta
Every month, I loose blood.
My , abdomen, every part of my body - gives me pain..
For days.. I cry, I hardly move.
I'm a woman that...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: gender, beauty, body, feelings, for