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Police Brutality Poems | Examples of Police Brutality Poetry

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

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List of Police Brutality Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Police brutality Deshanta Hawkins Free verse police brutality, abuse, america, anger,
Premium Member Poem What To Do When We See Someone In Pain Marc Acrich Prose police brutality, pain,
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Premium Member Poem Sign Of The Times Edward Ibeh Acrostic police brutality, analogy, angst, humor, metaphor,
Reality Suciks David Loewen Free verse police brutality, addiction, corruption, drink, drug,
Premium Member Poem Copping an Attitude Freddie Robinson Jr. Burlesque police brutality, anger, discrimination, prejudice, society,
Tears of a hero Tyrone Ruff Narrative police brutality, emotions, inspirational, sad,
Premium Member Poem Do the Math Freddie Robinson Jr. Narrative police brutality, america, history, math, truth,
One Knee Ken Jordan Prose Poetry police brutality, africa, america, betrayal,
killing her song zayid muhammad Free verse police brutality, prejudice, violence, universe,
killing her song zayid muhammad Free verse police brutality, prejudice, violence, universe,

A letter from ME
by Michael Hawk Moore
ME dear FATHER you already know,
But you need to be briefed,
On a tragedy I believe you must not know.
There’s a deadly dance with violence killing...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, black african american, conflict,

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Unquotable quotes: Journalists - Dedication to Andre Fontaine - XXVI
by T Wignesan
Unquotable quotes: Tale-Carriers, Gossip-Mongers, Courrier-Pigeon Caretakers, Smoke-Signal Puffers and Tom-Tom Thumpers – XXVI

Could there be such things as political shenanigans or inter-continental warfares, even catastrophes,...

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Dramatic monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, power,

DANGEROUS UNDERSTANDING OF WOES
by VAL BROOKLYN Rogers BLK PANTHER
The brutality in American PRISONS IS UNDENIABLY  UNJUST AND UNBELIEVABLY
UNCONSTITUTIONAL
Which is truly unbalanced with police brutality in PUBLIC.
I DO not for the SAKE OF...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, anxiety, prison,

Bus By Dr Tharius Jezus Heaven
by Charles Hunter
You can not force me to sit at the back of the bus!
I was born after the 1960's Civil Rights Movement.
My grandfather barreled through the...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, birth, black african american,

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SIN CITY
by Jeffrey Lee
The Skyscrapers are so high; they seem to pierce the cerulean sky
Transpired by all those neon lights
So many have succumb to the city’s plight
People are...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, america, city, life, poverty,

A perfect world From A TO Z
by Stephanie Gutierrez
A perfect world
From A-Z…

Actually addicted attitude apologetic they assume while I'm angst in my room
Bold not blameless but blame shooting out like bullets
Critics just quit...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, addiction, adventure, beauty, perspective,

I Killed the Earth Last Night
by Elizabeth Cabrera
I killed the earth last night,
with my unregistered gun and I joined
rich men with toupees, and backbones 
of little boys. 
I killed the earth last...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, america, conflict, culture, earth,

Now look
by Daniel Perez
Back in the 90s shit was real,
Used to have dope rhymes to seize a record deal,
As police brutality caught reveal 
Now look how we veer...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, poetry, rap,

Cynicism with a Capital Sin
by D.R. Factor
Cynicism with a Capital Sin.
Nothing breaking in the news today just reruns of another school shooting and gay/gun rights.
Black lives matter but Death knows no...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, how i feel, metaphor,

The Land of the Corrupt
by Morgan Richards
Safe, protected, free, just, wealthy.
"You're safe in America."
"Our government will protect you."
"We have the most just system in the world."
"America is the wealthiest nation." 

Welcome...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, america, betrayal, business, corruption,

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RIOT
by Verlena S. Walker
RIOT

Palpable is change.
The Lord stated this in Psalms.
The world is in an arrest.
When change does manifest, what questions will we ask?
Palpability to change is a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, anger, anti bullying, image,

A STAND FOR ALL
by Beverly Alkareem
A STAND FOR ALL
Here we are living in this unknown world. Whatever happened to the land of freedom? Discrimination, harassment, policing and outrages crimes, carrying...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, america, inspirational, drug,

The Word Amazing
by Howard Dion
Think about the word amazing 
And being alive in the 21st century 
And the fact that we still fight in wars, 
And report news stories...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, america, conflict, inspiration, leadership,

Police Brutality
by Veronica Andemariam
Their voices shout from all directions,
one sprays me in the face with liquid fire,
another kicks and stomps at my back and legs.

They beat another with...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, corruption, discrimination, hate, pain,

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Reflecting on Police Brutality
by Andrea Dietrich
It was the spring of ‘74 when my student peers and I
were on the tail end of a group excursion  
through southern Spain, across...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, violence, prejudice,

All Lives Matter
by Amber Binford
Fear is what they clothe them in.
Fear of losing their life because of one mistake.
Fear of losing their life because an officer is having 
a...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, abuse, allusion, america, betrayal,

RIP To All Who Died From Police Brutality
by Poet Shi
It's hard to see a young
unarmed man die in the 
hands of the police...

Doesn't matter what 
color of your skin is,
or if he's a criminal...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, abuse, tribute,

Watts Is Burning
by Ken Jordan
Poet: Ken Jordan
Poem: Watts Is Burning
Edited by: Sparkle Jordan
written: July/2014

Watts is burning, and the powers that be,
show no interest in putting out the flames -

Six...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, anger, butterfly,

Police Brutality
by Poet Shi
Police brutality 
should not be 
ignored, but 
exposed.

Excessive force 
is being used on
innocent civilians 
over petty shit.

Protect And Serve
they pledge, feels 
more like a purge...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, sad,

Mr Politician
by Billy Simani
Where were you when i lived on gunshots and teargas, 
When the violence intensified and put fear on us, 
When the police brutality coasted me...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: police brutality, patriotic, peace, political, satire,