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People Poems | Poems About People

People Poems. Below are examples of poems about people. This list of poetry about people is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of people poems or a list of people poetry. These examples show what people poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of people and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Piercing Eye Gentile, Mike Rhyme people, society,
The Fallacy of 'Once Upon a Time' Lane, Lin Rhyme people,
Premium Member Poem INTOLERABLE MacMillan, Cyndi Free verse people, religion,
Premium Member Poem It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World Richards, Carrie Free verse people, social, society,
Not an option Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet character, humorous, loneliness, lonely, people, philosophy,
Premium Member Poem Yard Sale Adams, Roger Acrostic people, urban,
Feed the nation sibiya, siza Free verse people, philosophy, political, smart,
A plash and a splash Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet people, water,
Talk, Talk Hauser , Mike Rhyme people,
Premium Member Poem The Joy of Anatomy Barden, Greg Rhyme people,
Premium Member Poem When I'd first seen Her Fraser, James Quatrain boyfriend, girlfriend, life, people, places, sun, vacation,
Eyecatcher Legister, Gerry Rhyme beauty, bird, color, paradise, people, perspective,
different strokes Ferns, Lorraine Haiku people, urban,
A rep's lie Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet people,
Premium Member Poem Tying Strings Connell, Carol Didactic family, friendship, giving, god, people, relationship,
Premium Member Poem Villanelle: What's flabbergasting is the limitlessnesses Wignesan, T Villanelle birth, death, fate, heaven, people,
A vanity fair Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet people,
Good Friday In A Southern Town Crisci, Andrew Rhyme april, beauty, devotion, faith, people,
human mind grubisic, dorian Rhyme body, life, mystery, nature, people, truth, universe,
Welcome to Walmart Peers, Chris Rhyme america, community, culture, funny, people, society, work,
Poison Apple Noble, Danny Sonnet people,
Premium Member Poem Now Just Faces in Life's Distance Fraser, James Quatrain change, hope, how i people, places,
Premium Member Poem Tracks To Nowhere Fraser, James Quatrain how i feel, journey, people, sad, sad love,
GOOD ARE GOOD DEVNATH , BL Verse people, world,
Pearls of the World Legister, Gerry Imagism allusion, death of a people, poetry, world,
A good victim I guess Ochwo-Oburu, Solomon Elegy people, rights, satire,
One handsome ass Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet people, woman, women,
Rivers Again Foster, Gail Rhyme earth, england, hope, nature, people, rain, storm,
From a writer to a writer Jaquelyn, Ana ABC growth, happiness, heart, people, voice, write, writing,
Premium Member Poem Out of Emptiness Ronnow, Robert Verse friend, god, language, people, sea, sun, war,
Riding the 4 bauer, ilene Limerick people,
People fulham, niall Rhyme people,
Passing Thoughts bauer, ilene Rhyme people,
Premium Member Poem Frieda Freebie DeBole, Gail Limerick humor, humorous, money, people, silly,
A fan of garlic Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet humor, humorous, loneliness, lonely, people,
Birdwatcher Gets Sidetracked Poteet, Reason A. Rhyme people, places, voice,
Premium Member Poem Stag at Sharkey's Armstrong, JP Ekphrasis anger, art, conflict, drink, people, violence,
Visiting the palace Harvey, Aa I do not know? desire, happiness, money, music, people, places, smile,
English Cowboy Harvey, Aa I do not know? america, desire, england, farewell, people,
Bonds of friendship Gala, Hardik Rhyme age, friendship, life, people, poetry, relationship, school,
THE INCOGNIZANT DANCE WITH DEATH Freeman , Larry Couplet anxiety, culture, death, fear, people, psychological,
Uncomfortable Pullen, Charles Verse anxiety, community, humanity, humorous, people, psychological,
Premium Member Poem People Need To Know Robinson Jr., Freddie Rhyme people, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Unfamiliar Faces Robinson Jr., Freddie Dramatic monologue people, places, spiritual, travel,
A batman and a badman Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet people,
Commute Carter, Rob Free verse people, travel,
May 3, 2017 Stonely, Avery Free verse people, remember, song, sweet,
Love poem Mishra, Gajanan Light Poetry age, angel, animal, car, people,
Circumstances define us all Muzavazi, Tawanda Rhyme inspiration, inspirational, life, people, poetry, race,
Ask from the elders Muzavazi, Tawanda Rhyme love, love hurts, men, people, poverty, women,
Chameleon Tan, Shawn Free verse anti bullying, bullying, childhood, people, rainbow, social, society,
EMPTY TWENTY na, mi I do not know? childhood, conflict, deep, fear, people, truth, youth,
Premium Member Poem THE LIMERICK its origin and history Strand, Brian Limerick people, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Why I Like Me jent, carl Rhyme care, character, humanity, people, perspective, self, society,
For synoptics Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet people, weather,
Premium Member Poem Noteworthy Pett, Roy Verse culture, history, memory, people, society,
Nurses May, Joseph Verse people,
Premium Member Poem Henry likes to bowl Adams, Roger Rhyme people, words,
Premium Member Poem Eyes of the Orient Barden, Greg Free verse beauty, love, metaphor, passion, people,
Trying to Find Myself Johnson, Callie Free verse cry, howl, longing, me, people, sad, storm,
Premium Member Poem No Fire Here Robinson Jr., Freddie Dramatic Verse people, perspective, truth,
NO LUNGFULS OF HOPE Valencia, Casey Free verse beauty, books, christian, friend, people, success,
Sitting On The Bench De Beaulieu, Darlene Couplet people, water,
Spring McDowell, Turhon Epic adventure, america, art, black people,
Heaven Is Not A Democracy johnson, edward Free verse black african american, discrimination, people, poverty, prejudice,
Keeping Connected bauer, ilene Rhyme people,
Premium Member Poem One In Our Difference Barden, Greg Free verse people, perspective, wisdom,
The olds Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet people, woman, women,
What I want Jaquelyn, Ana ABC people, planet, storm, strength,
The People Corey, Hannah Free verse people, silence, slam,
Meet the Need Poteet, Reason A. Nonet people,
Premium Member Poem Mankind Canerdy, Janice Verse people,
A horribly deep rest Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet death, deep, depression, horror, people,
Premium Member Poem One Ugly Opal Barden, Greg Quatrain beauty, humanity, metaphor, nature, people,
Premium Member Poem No Second Chances Minor, Jeannie Free verse death, emotions, grandfather, grandmother, people, perspective,
Premium Member Poem March Middleness Roper, Eve Free verse baseball, football, march, people, rain, weather,
Unelected May Pullen, Bleddyn Couplet people, political, poverty,
Tory, liar, cheat, tax avoider, friend of the Banksters and enemy of the people Pullen, Bleddyn Couplet people, political, poverty, prejudice,
Premium Member Poem POOR'S CRIES Trifiatis, Demetrios Monoku people, poverty,
Those noodles Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet people, silly,
Immortal humans nnoli, richard Epic africa, anger, caregiving, confidence, people,
Premium Member Poem TODAY'S FAUST Trifiatis, Demetrios Monoku people, vanity,
an unnameable feeling in two parts Selektor, Val Free verse anxiety, confusion, emotions, fear, people,
listen to this, dad Soto, Marco Enclosed Rhyme anger, anxiety, dad, feelings, people,
Hearts beating Pullen, Bleddyn Couplet allusion, inspiration, life, people,
wwwdotmedotcom BAD, Grandaddy Rhyme absence, change, character, conflict, people, perspective,
Premium Member Poem We Must Decide Price, Franklin Rhyme people, planet,
What Happened To Us Johnson, Callie Free verse people, remember, sad,
Sisyphus Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet hero, humorous, mountains, moving people, places, work,
To Madame G Coy, Michael Sonnet people,
A sophisticated wit Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet people, wisdom, words,
There Is Truth In You Brave Heart, Isabelle Free verse people, philosophy, poetess, spiritual,
Flight Training johnson, curtis Couplet care, confidence, desire, destiny, people,
Premium Member Poem Planning v Praying Dillenbeck, Gerald Prose Poetry earth day, health, humor, people, planet, prayer, wisdom,
Abdou Camara, Karim Free verse people, violence,
A greedy Dick Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet birth, body, humorous, men, people, relationship, success,
The Intelligent Breed Walker, Lenna Rhyme conflict, corruption, people, sad, symbolism,
The Land's Passion Derbyshire, Lionel ABC africa, anger, anxiety, beach, people,
Butt Buyers Beware hoffman, cheryl Limerick people,
Premium Member Poem At the bar Adams, Roger Rhyme people,