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Misfortune Poems | Examples of Misfortune Poetry

Misfortune Poems. Below are examples of poems about misfortune. This list of poetry about misfortune is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of misfortune poetry. This list of works about misfortune is a great resource for examples of misfortune poems and show how to write poems about misfortune. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Misfortune Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Unbreakable People Edward Ibeh Verse misfortune, faith, people, simile, strength,
THE WORLD IS YOUR OYSTER Ann Gilmour Rhyme misfortune, dog, inspirational, journey, uplifting,
A Masked Creator of Virulent Vipers Adam Kinsley Free verse misfortune, addiction, allegory, analogy, anxiety,
Desert Wanderer curtis johnson Free verse misfortune, death, heaven,
Affability and Amiability in Your Agility john sensele Free verse misfortune, poems,
Premium Member Poem THOUGHTS Line Gauthier Senryu misfortune, angst, appreciation, happiness, health,
There Are Days When meru groen Dramatic Monologue misfortune, remembrance day,
GENESIS RESPLENDENT matthew harris Free verse misfortune, 11th grade, 8th grade,
Dawn Wieslaw Musialowski Free verse misfortune, morning, silence,
corn colin heavingham ABC misfortune, love,

Acacia Tree
by Mary E.W. Stephenson
Outrageous and tumultuous forces of sorrow and deceit suffused her world.
It was her fortitude in its pureness and positive conceptualization of herself
that unfurled.
Whilst rivers and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, woman,

Cannabis Sativa Mini Seedy Saga
by matthew harris
(cuz ma life iz such a drag...
this toke kin “FAKE” hemp  
pyre aye roll out to you dear reader).

As a double jointed mathematical abbot...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, 12th grade, 9th grade,

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MY GOD IS MORE THAN ENOUGH
by James Edward Lee Sr.
MY GOD IS MORE THAN ENOUGH

My God is more than enough
My Lord shall provide
All that I have
Is yours
You whom I adorn
My God is enough more
My...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, appreciation, assonance,

Around 4 AM - Lived Life as a Loser Snoozer
by J.W. Earnings
I have a lot to write and say, buddy, so hear me out some more
Don’t make me feel lower than I have ever felt before…
Listen,...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, addiction, anxiety, betrayal, conflict,

The Sorrowful Tale of Humpty Dumpty
by Lu Loo
There is a strange tale about Humpty Dumpty you see,
his great fall from the wall was as obscure as could be.
He was sent up there...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, imagination,

The First Sunset of Autumn
by Gil Garcia
A nipping chill in the air stirs my artistic passion for the changes of Autumn. Passions that beckon me to look skyward at the beauty...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, appreciation, autumn, feelings, imagination,

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Motion Sickness
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

My people love marching!
Attending rain dancing parades,
doing a bunch of fire-breathing talking
Little drummer boys and girls
playing foot soldier pretend grown up
Just defending the truth,
those marionette...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, allusion, culture, leadership, truth,

Mistakenly imprisoned
by Tswarelo Mohohoma
Destiny screams its name beyond the cage of injustice where justice knows no law.
Voiceless i become down the drain where i am stripped naked of...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, confusion, depression, fate, history,

Life cut short
by Wendy Watson
I'm sorry dear hatchlings, I upset your nest
It was a misfortune which laid you to rest.
It saddens my heart that you'll never be free
To soar...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, bird,

FATE VERSUS FAITH
by Beata Agustin
Fate yells “Whatever will be… will be…”  
Asserting good luck's asset with destiny’s end upheld.
Impossibilities’ inevitability invites no challenge; just going with the flow...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, character, courage, faith, fate,

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The Promises of Praying the Rosary
by Jacqueline R. Mendoza
The following promises were given of the Blessed Mother to Saint Dominic and Blessed Alan in the twelfth century
These promises are fifteen in number
and are...

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List | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, christian, community, faith, hope,

Mine Liberal Hierarchical Goodbye Construct
by matthew harris
Absent deliberate intervention
     vis a vis suicide,
supposed "natural" longevity of generic human 
     starring sallying forth primate...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, 11th grade, 12th grade,

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Hollowed Heart, Still Beating
by Edward Ibeh
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, heart, lost love, strength,

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These Are The Days
by Curtis Moorman
THESE ARE THE DAYS

These are the days of turmoil and sorrow
Days that mirror Sodom and Gomorrah
Days where our country is engaged in war
Days that God...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, anxiety, bereavement, bible, conflict,

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow
by Edward Clapham
At Dinner on the banks of the Danube

Tomorrow and tomorrow. The nightingale serenades the 
Gathering dusk; a distant siren clears passage on the 
Broad stream,...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, farewell, future, introspection, lost

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Never Called Son
by Caren Krutsinger
I was  a middle child, 
the middle of three unwanted children
Our mother was English, an actress,
who had the misfortune of
loving our father, who abandoned...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, 11th grade, 12th grade,

Flog Not A Horizontal Man
by john sensele
A horizontal man beaten by life vicissitudes
Don’t flog
On him dump not platitudes
To clog his misfortune on the blog

Where his reputation you whip
Out of shape, out...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, poems,

No Longer at Peace In My Comfort Zone
by john sensele
Couldn't on the dame I love put the blame
Although on me the sleazy situation poured shame

Making me feel small
Although it wasn't a downfall

So many times...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, poems,

Good Riddance
by Billy Powell
"GOOD RIDDANCE!"

I'll have to make some changes
Things will never be the same
What you did touched me
There's no one else to blame

What you did was unforgivable
The...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, abuse, anger,

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She Loves Me Not
by Rick Parise


O' of sorrow      sadness
A true beat of the heart      repent
For all the held misfortune
A life...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: misfortune, confusion, death, emotions, pain,