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Pollution Poems | Examples of Pollution Poetry

Pollution Poems - Examples of all types of pollution poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for pollution.
Now we see climate change is ramping up. Could our use of fossil fuels take the blame? But we go on burning carbon galore For easy profit this practice provides. With arrogance we play at ignorance For we think that...Read More
Categories: earth, pollution,
Form: Blank verse

Premium Member Paradise Lost
Say goodbye to the future The final die was cast After years of pollution The human race has passed The answer to our problem Was just carbon reduction But we made a decision That caused our destruction We ignored all the warnings No matter...Read More
Categories: pollution,
Form: Rhyme
Cat got your tongue? Hey what’s the matter? Why ain’t you sayin’ what’s there inside? If I were somebody who didn’t know better, I’d say you been simplified Simplified, simplified There’s forces all around you, son And they’re tryin’ to stem...Read More
Categories: pollution, angst, confusion, integrity, parody,
Form: Lyric
Wild Birds
Endangered penguins on the ice. Small tuxedo wearing waiters. Keep the party warm, in a trice they'll...Read More
Categories: natural disasters, political, pollution,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Poem of the day
That first poem of the day can be quite the heads up, do you want a whole bowl or just a small cup. I wonder just what the next poet will pen, today was a rooster, tomorrow a...Read More
Categories: pollution,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Our Future
Now we’re facing the backlash from Nature, So what can we expect of our future? We’ve driven many species to their end In our plunder of this precious planet. We think we can exploit it as we wish And ignore...Read More
Categories: destiny, earth, pollution,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Not So Great Expectations
My favored Muse mysteriously asks muted kinda sexist win/lose either/or complex bilateral questions. Oppositional defiant nearly despairing quests exploring why I have yet to find Faith Hope or delightful Joy as names for a boy Who might be named willful Father William or Pastor warlike Warren or Patriarchal terrifying Terrence or even...Read More
Categories: pollution, integrity, mother son, muse,
Form: Parallelismus Membrorum
Premium Member Where Did We Go?
The cities are all unraveling, Dirty air floats in our lungs, Broken glass, Shattered signs. Only hollow buildings, Without any lives. Standing on fallow ground, Deer bounding all...Read More
Categories: pollution, 12th grade, future, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Just mooning and buffooning Covertly stepping behind the veil Dancing and prancing under the new moon Burning candles and chanting, leaving no trail Dark, unscrupulous wishes coming soon Now, laughing and frolicking under the full moon When you should be...Read More
Categories: pollution, bullying, conflict, dark, evil,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Swimming For Your Life
life at times feels so hard so much going against you everything around you so dirty looking for a filter to be true Everywhere you look is clogged up like all is blocked just like sin effecting every strand of life everywhere...Read More
Categories: fish, life, pollution, water,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member New York City Rats
Rotting eggs, fish, moldy pasta, and meat Mixed with the odor of damp rodent fur. The garbage in bags is lining the street. New York is a city beyond compare. The food that's thrown feeds a population, Not for...Read More
Categories: animal, new york, pollution,
Form: Rhyme
The Tempest
Do you feel the great turning, the maelstrom coming around, spitting sparks of searing birds that circle each other screaming in a language like rain? Blisters burning feathers, beaks and eyes till they ignite like...Read More
Categories: pollution, death, environment, mental illness,
Form: Prose Poetry
Death of Magic
No tears, no self-harm No casting aside of ideals That World of Magic existed And was slain before me Time marches inexorably And the arms race of tech does so at a sprint Born on the cusp of change I was promised...Read More
Categories: memorial, memory, pollution,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Let It Burn
Now the Earth slowly dies It burns before our eyes The facts are unopposed And yet our eyes are closed The rich who try to hide Most leaders on their side They'll turn our world to dust And still we choose to...Read More
Categories: pollution,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dying Earth Requiem
Written: August 16, 2023 _____________________________________________________________ In an era where horror dwells supreme. Where ignorance and cynicism coincide. We must share our thoughts as a team.  Climb with kindness—with purity not collide. A requiem—for a dying Earth As we blame ourselves, no matter our...Read More
Categories: pollution, analogy, angst, bereavement, change,
Form: Rhyme

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