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Leadership Poems

Leadership Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about leadership. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for leadership.

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Premium Member What a fun debate - in Trump's own words
Did you watch it, what a show
Little Mikey slammed around,
Battered slowly blow by blow
With accusations that astound.

Pocahontas on the war path,
She’s the one that wields the axe,
Indignation, poisoned wrath
Her solutions just more tax.

Crazy Bernie full of zeal
Flaring nostrils squinting eyes,
Somewhat...Read More
Categories: endurance, humor, leadership, parody, political, satire, usa,
Form: Quatrain



Mine fervent aspiring political activism
Mine fervent aspiring political activism...

Gunning gusto, (while rosy axles grind)
for Bernie Sanders dagnabbit
nipped in figurative bud triggered zilch
prospects to germinate, 

cultivate, and amalgamate
late blooming spore port as 
schlocky, reedy, quirky, political neophyte,
whose aura, charisma, dogma
enigma, persona... absent gregarious masculinity.

Scant hours...Read More
Categories: appreciation, business, humanity, leadership, political, strength, uplifting,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Holy WindStorm
These are post-revolutionary gay '20s,
without pre-revolutionary SpeakEasies,
replaced with ListenHard
to global climates of LeftBrain dominant despair.

Margaret Meade encourages
invites
urges small winds
assembled in privatized circles,
yet still dreaming of love's great evolving liberty,
winning healthy democracy
to win wealthy economies
to win resilient ecology
to win resonant polypathic...Read More
Categories: leadership, culture, health, native american, political, power, psychological,
Form: Political Verse
NO ONE COULD SAVE ME BUT YOU
Cognizant of humanity’s befallen verdict
Deliberately transgressing sovereign laws
Affirming carnal nature flaws…
Yet You, God Almighty, quickened my soul along divine edict.

Midst condemnation terrifying my heart
Frightened to face death’s agonizing seizure
With horrifying sting of grave-pressure… 
Still, You offered me redemption-grace, never will...Read More
Categories: leadership, blessing, christian, encouraging, faith, god, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member Ode to Silent Cal Coolidge
They called him 'Silent Cal'
  He didn't say very much at all
President about 100 years ago
  Seems like longer than that now, though

Guests at White House Parties
  Waxed eloquent in line and verse
While Cal Coolidge sat there...Read More
Categories: leadership, silence, tribute,
Form: Ode



FAMILY LEADER
Leader of the home with virtuous height
Bracing up family with grand posture
Governing prudently by great faith’s might  
He’s our Daddy in his godly gesture.

Daddy dearest is our human fortress.
He loves us as he trusts the Lord* Who’s great.
Assertively pointing...Read More
Categories: appreciation, blessing, christian, faith, father, god, leadership,
Form: Ode
King of Lies
King of Lies

I've seen many evil things, so that you didn't have to.
I've fought my share of evil, occasionally I bled for you.
Should that day come for me, where I cannot make it through.
that evil never took me, it was...Read More
Categories: leadership, anger,
Form: Ode
THE RIGHT CHOICE
At one fleeting imperative instant in my stretched journey of life 
I had to wage a war.
At stake my ordained short life 
A war warranting its stretch some scarce second more 
My adversaries rallied their troops quickly than I blinked
Readied...Read More
Categories: conflict, courage, friend, leadership, trust, truth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Out with the old
Out with the old; in with the new
A face from the past simply won't do
Joseph Biden's fairly melting away
Don't get ideas, Hilary
You've seen better days...

The same thing back in 2016 was true
Jeb Bush checked all the boxes then too
A moderate...Read More
Categories: america, leadership, old, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Please Don't Go
I will miss you, dear, if you go away,
Do you really, truly, have to go?
I wish you would decide to stay,
May I hope that you will do so?

Do you really, truly have to go?
If you wait awhile I can come...Read More
Categories: conflict, daughter, farewell, holiday, journey, leadership,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Violet Rising
Do you remember the first heartbeat,
can you feel the fire echo
upon the wings of your violet velvet intellect
as zero zimmers into the sums of your senses,
a spectrum of semi precious salts
hums to the success of your dramatics
while Destiny demands your...Read More
Categories: leadership,
Form: Epic
Premium Member IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY: LXXXI-81
IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY - LXXXI - 81

IF ever I had a country, a country without even a single Shredding Machine

And if ever I were elected/nominated/appointed by the powers that be SPEAKER of the Lower House of Parliament...Read More
Categories: america, humor, leadership, political, power,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Destiny doth accompany, deliver, inveigle America
Destiny doth accompany, deliver, inveigle America...

Smartly, squarely, summarily into
pall bearing sized hands Helena Handbasket
adorned with Aconite (Monkshood) atop casket
signaling demise, née sealing freedom
(of life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness) fate
with eternal bondage super glued gasket.

I attribute more'n syzygy nsync
with blind...Read More
Categories: leadership, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, abuse,
Form: Political Verse
ALL WORDS


          Ancient word is overcome
          today's words will still be
          and fresh words...Read More
Categories: allegory, allusion, creation, destiny, leadership, metaphor, words,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Anything Goes
Fierce was their hatred for Reagan
   Now for Mr. Trump all the more
At his State of the Union Speech
   The Dems aimed to even the score

Trump's backers still cheering
   his "Best is Yet to...Read More
Categories: hate, leadership, political, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Political Tit For Tat
Political Tit For Tat
Tom’s Opinion
2-5-2020

A partisan divide hovers over Washington today,
there’s no middle ground, when children act this way.

Once elected, some appear, to think voters are ancillary,
and they return to superior thinking and being contrary.

Good will in Government was a...Read More
Categories: leadership, anger, bullying, peace, political, prayer,
Form: Couplet
Nobody's Acolyte
Promise me nothing –
I’m not interested in your vows
Between the farmer and the field
Is just another broken plow
No backtalk allowed –
All discourse now falls short
A culture of mellow drama
And every day is the last resort

I’m a really nice guy and...Read More
Categories: america, anger, innocence, irony, leadership, political, religion,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Asexual
While I pretty much pined for this impeachment
my fellow Americans voted for this guy and they could be right
I’ve been wrong before, stuck as we are with a system
that generates some perplexful leaders, democracy being the worst form 
 ...Read More
Categories: god, heart, humanity, jobs, leadership, nature, sexy,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Infrangible Resolve
I must travel to that space to where I know my own perfection
To turn my eyes to the most uplifted of exalted heavens
To feed the grace of challenge and objection
As the daring confrontation to my guide to never lessen
Bearing the...Read More
Categories: courage, devotion, inspiration, leadership, passion, truth, wisdom,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member The Big Game Chiefs
Time is winding down 
And the Big Game is ready to put a smile on a wintry frown 
A Chief represents the A F see 
While the 49ers are the National wannabees 
Television has all the cameras set 
And NFL’s...Read More
Categories: celebration, football, games, leadership, money, red, sports,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Premium Member Dark Horse Candidate
The Dems have a real dark horse candidate
Ivanna's plan: Wait 'til it's very late
   Take the grandest bow
   Make this daring vow
The Kushners will fake America great...Read More
Categories: leadership, political, word play,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Super Poem 54
With a peaceful plot 
My Big Game betting tickets I got 
It seems they have a European divide that has an opinion for three nations that do try 
With the American football putting gold and leadership on the stage
This message...Read More
Categories: leadership, america, anger, england, football, french, sports, war,
Form: Rhyme Royal
Fictitious Times

A tiny world inside a tiny bubble
filled with danger and deceit
full of the world that they create
secret whispers in their shadows
within their darkness and their hate
in the world that they create

Slippery hands exchange the things that they defile
abnegation in the...Read More
Categories: humanity, leadership, political, social, society,
Form: Free verse
Incumbent onus to stem tide of global warming
Plethora of humans (think overpopulation)
directly linkedin to planet Earth dire strait
re: environmental catastrophe, née debacle
teeters along brink tipping point inevitably
pitching civilization headlong into oblivion
Homo sapiens (minus those living off grid)
admirably self sufficient unto themselves,

perhaps ecological intentional community
while yours truly, one...Read More
Categories: leadership, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade, 9th
Form: Free verse
Ode To A Great American President
Destiny determined that I do not forget that first Tuesday                             
in November...Read More
Categories: america, leadership,
Form: Ode