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Homelessness Poems - Poems about Homelessness

Homelessness Poems - Examples of all types of poems about homelessness to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for homelessness.
Yesterdays, For the Them
...Beyond the bustling cities I’ve witnessed, From New York to Chicago, Boston, and Washington, Lies a stark reality of homelessness, Where hope seems elusive. Yesterday, I engaged in conversation with......Read More
Categories: homelessness, addiction, allusion, anger, angst,
Form: Blank verse

Premium Member What Does It Mean To Be Man
...What does it mean to be man? To wake up every day, and know you have to pray... just to be alive. To find another plan, and convince yourself you can... and to strive. What does......Read More
Categories: homelessness, appreciation,
Form: Rhyme
Congress Has Left the Building
... Another mass shooting, Another protest, A border wall crisis, That rivals the rest. More proof than ever, Of a nuclear threat, A government shutdown, Is a pretty sure bet. Our climate i......Read More
Categories: homelessness, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Mansfield Dam
...The barren ground bleached by the sacred sun scantily clothed children and dogs run Trees scarred by scavenged limbs Burned in pyres as sunlight dims Low water levels recorded on painted rocks ......Read More
Categories: homelessness, addiction, friendship, home, life,
Form: Rhyme
Struggle til we die
...They say we struggle til we die, If that's the case I don't want to fight to stay alive, Feels like a crime, Stealing money from our pockets the government doesn't leave us a dime, Homelessness i......Read More
Categories: homelessness, 12th grade, community, corruption,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Chapter 143-- DAMIAN DELILAH MALLORY HOLANNYA: Prodigal Aquarius Paradise Restaurant
...Date: September 2050 Damian stood at the front door Ushering everybody out to the waiting Limousine. "Come on my People Be quick about it wifies!" Sidney And Saderi were willing to go al......Read More
Categories: homelessness, best friend, birth, husband,
Form: Alliteration
Why wars are fought
... Some wars are fought for wealth and some are fought for greed, in both cases the innocent shall bleed Some wars are fought out of hatred, others for revenge, whichever the motive, it brings sati......Read More
Categories: homelessness, anger, conflict, courage, death,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Mary Rogers
... *Had to bring this one back. Like my Poe poem, this one follows (haunts) me wherever I go. It is my favorite lyric that I've written thus far. It is loosely based on a real person and deals with th......Read More
Categories: homelessness, mental illness,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Please don't leave me I love you
...He reignited my creative passion when he reentered my life His can sense to the core how I am feeling and asked me right away to be his wife Though it's been 45 years we have known each other and......Read More
Categories: homelessness, loss, lost love, love,
Form: Free verse
Legacy accompanied with inadequacy DESPAIR RING
...Legacy accompanied with inadequacy DESPAIR RING uninvited GUESTS linkedin as the themes of mein kampf. Despite countless factorial permutations & combinations, this cyber surfer avails left and......Read More
Categories: homelessness, abuse, age, angst, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Drifting Sycophant
... THESE ARE OPEN(organic) VERSES using spaces&breaks without grammatical symbols, the ' open' relies upon 'the one breath limitation' (intuitive cadence)& so inherently requires the 'reader' (rec......Read More
Categories: homelessness, analogy, bereavement, introspection,
Form: Verse
Dreaming Land
...DREAMING LAND By Kyile Jacquin Carter Salt rice pot dog cat logs Hope scotch rum, apples wheat drum Bees sticky sweet, flowers smell nice allergies Eggs beans protein, hens lay chickens Toas......Read More
Categories: homelessness, angel, art, beautiful, blue,
Form: Ekphrasis
There Human To
...Hes ing homeless, you see him there don't ignore that starved groak glare, You can see that he's got an empty cup in his hand he looks hungry and you're now aware, He has no shirt on his back no s......Read More
Categories: homelessness, addiction, angst, care, change,
Form: Free verse
Half a Dozen Plus Years Ago the Following Became a Near Reality
...Half a dozen plus years ago the following became a near reality Countdown to homelessness – mars this earthlinked sole Harris - son panhandler would would register pyrrhic victory won. 10…......Read More
Categories: homelessness, age, america, anger, angst,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Gift
...From the window of my chic city office, lost in thought, I gaze out. The pedestrians scurry like frenzied ants below, caught up in their bustling state of holiday insanity. In his haste to cross th......Read More
Categories: homelessness, allegory, holiday, hope,
Form: Prose

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