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Political Poems | Examples of Political Poetry

Political Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about politics. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for political.
disintegration of India
union of India and its states are natural allies but out of hometowners are uneasy pitter-patter raining on statue of unity resonates disintegration, disintegration, disintegration collectively fight, collectively fall union of india and its states are natural allies but out of...Read More
Categories: political, depression, future, metaphor, patriotic,
Form: Sonnet



I Hear America Crying
I hear America crying, the varied cries I hear, Those of families, each one crying theirs as it should be, tired and poor, The Dreamer crying hers as she prays for a path to citizenship, The autoworker crying...Read More
Categories: america, cry, political, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Zero Tolerance Buzzwords
Zero Tolerance is a prime example Of the all-too common phenomenon Of weasel words -words are words designed to limit critical thinking they sound good but they limit one’s ability to see the real truth behind the lie George...Read More
Categories: political,
Form: Free verse
Scumbag of the Week Award
Cosmos’s Scumbag of the Week Award, For the first scumbag, Of the week award We had two worthy contenders. The runner up is Is the congressional representative, Who felt he would send out A friendly message Of peace and...Read More
Categories: political, violence,
Form: Political Verse
Sam Adams Sacrastic Wit
Sam Adams Has a bitter sarcastic Cutting attitude Infamous for his Adam’s wit Much feared and hated But many laughed along As his wit was just so funny Unless you were the victim Of his verbal cuts and put-downs. Often unloading on people His...Read More
Categories: political, satire, violence,
Form: Political Verse



The Elephant in the Room Guns
In watching the news coverage Of the rising crime wave There is one thing missing Everyone skirts around it No one wants to deal with it No one wants to talk about it No one wants to do anything else...Read More
Categories: political, violence,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Ditch Mitch
Ditch Mitch McConnell, I say, Make room for new blood today! He promotes a party schism, Also, plain obstructionism. A major fault, I can see, Not a hoot for Kentucky. We rank very low in stats, Mitch tries to wear many hats. What’s...Read More
Categories: how i feel, political,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member Fear Mongers
“Fear Mongers” Newspapers yelling, TVs screaming, Radios blaring. Is this what we want? Is this what we need? Politicians lying, Preachers ranting, Black men dying, Mothers crying. Is this what we want? Is this what we need? Breaking news, More breaking news. Shootings here, Robberies there, More mothers crying. Is this...Read More
Categories: anxiety, peace, perspective, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sabre Rattling
probing defences the bear at the border growls ~ the west stands ready Written 25th January 2022 ...Read More
Categories: political, power,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member Joe Manchin, DINO
Call yourself obstructionist Who blocks a popular bill A Democrat, I think not, From West Virginia still. You, the arbiter of right? Your constituents starving, Coal companies pay your dues Pharmacies in your pocket, Stock is the name of your game. Publicity you're...Read More
Categories: political,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member OUT OF CONTROL HAIR
IT'S THAT TIME. TIME TO CUT MY HAIR. IT'S OUT OF CONTROL AND EV-VER-REE WHERE. IT'S IN MY FACE. IRRITATING MY EYES. SCRATCHING MY EARS AND MAKING ME CRY. I CAN'T SEE WHERE IM GOING. I CAN NO LONGER HEAR. I'M SHROUDED WITH STRANDS AND LIVING...Read More
Categories: political, conflict, corruption, extended metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Alone Not Lonely
Wanting to not be alone is not always the same as wanting to speak with someone. Sometimes being with someone also feels like being here and listening now nurturing source for each Other, Non-coincidental Me evolving toward co-incident WeView identity Sometimes in fear and sometimes in courageous...Read More
Categories: political, appreciation, caregiving, community, culture,
Form: Political Verse
Poor Man Prayer
‘I leave am for God’ Is the poor man's prayer When he submits to higher realms Transferring judgement to higher forces The answer to that prayer is often terrifying When you take another for granted Trampling on...Read More
Categories: betrayal, bullying, corruption, political,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dear God, I'm a Friend of Your Son
Dear God, this is your old tried and tested friend, Milt, I’ve always been a friend of your son, Jesus the Christ You know since childhood I have worshipped you full tilt. But, on occasion, I’ve felt like...Read More
Categories: political, america, how i feel,
Form: Terzanelle
Republican Mantra
Remember when you set your goal You can't rise up a totem pole! Avoid the chafe And play it safe Inside your cozy pigeonhole!...Read More
Categories: philosophy, political,
Form: Limerick

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