Work Narrative Poems

These Work Narrative poems are examples of Narrative poems about Work. These are the best examples of Narrative Work poems written by international poets.


Man without a purpose by David Smith
He used to whistle while he worked,
Feeling good about himself,
His stride always purposeful and full of pride,
As he made his way home,
The crops now gathered...

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Categories: addiction, allusion, analogy, anxiety,

Premium MemberOn My Way to Work by Gary Bateman
On My Way to Work

As usual, I was on my way to work. As I was driving along,
I was already busy thinking about problems and...

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Categories: creation, god, imagery, imagination,



Odyssey from Africa - Stargazing 1 by Phil Salmon
King Ptolemy the Second (cont.)

Sleek of line for speedy sailing 
It was rugged in construction 
Several layers of well cured timber
Lined the hull and bridge...

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Categories: adventure, africa, history, mythology,

Premium MemberI am Robot by charles messina
I wake up to the dawn of each day 
As I lay there in the Twi-light zone 
I momentarily wonder, have I awoken 
Or am...

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Categories: humor, repetition,

Is It Really Worker's Day by Drencho POET
I push and pull
like a challenged bull.
At work they call me fool
they use me like a tool.
They say hard work pays
but still my salary delays
and...

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Categories: slavery,

I Am A Slave, Not A Worker by Drencho POET
I grapple,
tussle
and scuffle for nothing.
I squall like a storm;
on a Workers' Day.
I wake up everyday
and yet I am not a worker
but a slave.
I drink my...

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Categories: abuse, slavery,

Old Benson, Part I by David Welch
Harvey grew up in a small Maine town,
due north of Portland, and out of the way,
like most kids he’d go to the school bus
at the...

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Categories: history, perspective, philosophy, science,

Premium MemberPart Two - BATTERSEA - A TRUE STORY from My Memoir - A Journey of Roses and Thorns by Elaine George
"Yes! The Jehovah Witness Lady said.  "Maybe you should all go to the Doctor for a checkup anyway."

"Where did you say the well is,"...

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Categories: nostalgia,

Premium MemberUncle Eldon by Elaine George
Now that I am old,  I see more clearly through my mind's eye, than I did in my youth, all those special people who...

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Categories: dedication,

The Wall by Steve Zak
The wall is going to get you in the end. You might unexpectedly crash into it at any moment, but regardless of when it happens,...

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Categories: change, life,

The shame of our sentient state by fauxcroft wade
The pride that comes from ego

And the prejudice from ignorance

Sees humanity in a hole

Created by its own arrogance

It will not work in consciousness

To evolve and...

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Categories: earth, hate, passion, prejudice,

Ghetto Mind by David Loewen
My mind is just a ghetto now
A burned out, broken neighbourhood;
You'll see wreckage and despair
Where handsome buildings stood.

Here's a crater where a bomb
Took out integrity
Over...

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Categories: recovery from,

Premium MemberMuscatine,Iowa was my kind of town by Caren Krutsinger
In the early 70’s my husband and our first baby, Angela, moved to Muscatine, Iowa, in the middle of the night, in the summer time....

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Categories: animal, community, fun, funny,

Premium MemberVan Gogh at Saint Remy by Maurice Rigoler
My dear Theo,
    It’s been a week since I committed
myself. I feel quite at home and with
no regrets that I did so....

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Categories: art,

Baby-The Morning After by Steve Zak
He awoke, dazed and confused as to where he was, trying to remember whether it was day or still night. A dull ache seeped from...

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Categories: desire, love, lust, sensual,

Premium MemberSeven Years by Michelle Faulkner
     When are our best years? So many in this society seem to think it is their youth, or their twenties....

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Categories: appreciation, depression, husband, introspection,

Premium MemberThe Hotel Caretaker by Brendan J. Simons
How unparticular the day had particularly been,
On March the third of two-thousand and eighteen,
For the caretaker at an historic Adirondack Inn,
Had lacked company, and therefore,...

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Categories: death, grief, introspection, march,

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Categories: america, anger, love, racism,

The Ant And His Way by curtis johnson
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Categories: animal, insect,

Bloody Oriskany, Part II by David Welch
Fierce fighting raged, but surprise was gone,
the Americans rallied and pushed hard,
the Indians fell back, out of the ravine,
the patriots driving them that far.

Hand-to-hand combat...

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Categories: america, conflict, freedom, hero,