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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.
TAX AFFAIRS
They question him about his tax. Wrongdoing he denied. They take a close look at the facts. Some curious features hide. For this man who sits in high place, Let’s say he made mistake And this way he avoids disgrace. No further...Read More
Categories: political,
Form: Rhyme



Hey Mr Politician
Hey, Mr. Politician, look, Just look, what you’ve done Stuck me back in combats And carrying a gun, Bayonet, spare mag, Primed stun grenade Sent to sort out the mess You bastards have made. I ain’t a fly boy Whistling overhead Not ever...Read More
Categories: anger, betrayal, conflict, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Government 101
In a democracy, the leader aligns himself with the people In a theocracy, the leader aligns himself with God In a bureaucracy, the people fall in line behind the...Read More
Categories: leadership, people, political, satire,
Form: Rhyme
The ugliest american president
Views rather point to Nixon, By far handsomer Jackson! Nixon’s swollen cheeks did grieve But views should this to me leave… If Nixon owned ugly face, Did the rest of him show trace? A Beauty Judge would face praise But owner ‘Not...Read More
Categories: america, celebrity, people, political,
Form: Rhyme
Reagan and Hinckleys bullets
Some forty years back, in Time Magazine, Saw I a narrow missing of bald head By the bullets from Hinckley’s magazine He had reserved for Ronald Reagan’s head, Save that they had agreed about his ribs: If Cowboy still...Read More
Categories: america, fate, political, violence,
Form: Rhyme



The American Way
Social Commentary Injustices in the land Spreading like wildfire Burning, burning down the wires Of discrimination and bias at hand While quick fixes are a way to go--- All this and more in the American...Read More
Categories: america, discrimination, political, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Transition Town Time
It was E. B. White who famously lamented Waking each morning feeling prevented from improving his worldview experience Or waking each morning feeling joy for improvements made during views of Earth sacred smack in Her other wise dead head inexperience Or something probably not so involved but with the...Read More
Categories: political, community, health, humanity, passion,
Form: Political Verse
Cry, America
In the confusion so confounding, A Confliction, everyone’s conviction - to voice, to reason, and nothing changes. A man was murdered today in the streets, Tomorrow, next week, next month a shooting- a school, a grocery shop, holiday parade. Why...Read More
Categories: political, 11th grade, america, corruption,
Form: Free verse
The Kill List Conundrum
A list of death, a roster of fear In Ukraine, it's said to exist But is it true, or just a smear A tale of government twist The names upon the list Are they just teens and journalists International citizens too Their...Read More
Categories: future, political, scary, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Begin transmission
It’s a joke to be woke You silly bloke You’re listening to vile folk Blinding you with political smoke Dousing your brain In a putrid soak Of the evil, daft and deranged Feeding you lunacy Of the mundane Its quite comical And really insane To believe...Read More
Categories: political, america, corruption, culture, how
Form: Rhyme
Whipped In
He was a professor of difficult sums, Thought in quadratic equations And from the works of Lobachevsky He could spew forth quotations. But, he had a hidden secret, Not a creature of the light, Dressed in Robin Hood suit He prowled through...Read More
Categories: irony, political,
Form: Rhyme
Black White Yellow Red
Black, white, yellow, red, to the Fed we are just sheep for herding, those defiant put to sleep – know governments with evil have got into bed, knee-cap the rule of law, resulting in crime...Read More
Categories: political, corruption, evil, perspective, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Daily Bread
Is this the land fit for heroes Promised by the Great War, Or, just one where those with Take ever more and more. I’m just a working man Brought up to accept My lowly role in life To treat with...Read More
Categories: anger, betrayal, class, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Empire Down
Sing this song of immortality This rhythm of life and neuro fire Feel the tone of deep oscillations Taste of the song on tongues divided The rise of empire building of the divine The godhood of man at...Read More
Categories: political, allegory, allusion, analogy, angst,
Form: Free verse
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Politicians ready to bet Will play with the national debt They think they control How the dice will roll But may cause a gambler’s regret Authors note: Last time this happened, the Federal Government shut down and stopped making payments...Read More
Categories: money, political,
Form: Limerick

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