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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.

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Premium Member Trump is Almost Gone
Trump is Almost Gone By Franklin Price 01/07/2020 Trump is almost gone Just thirteen days away The Swamp controls the government Will make We the People pay Four long years they've fought him Even when he had done right I pray to God to...Read More
Categories: pollution, abuse, america, bullying, political,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member No Limit To Our Cravenness
I watched a sparrow go mad Right in front of me It charged a red bush like a bull to a matador To build a spring nest in November Head first through the air It smashed into the branches Shaking and...Read More
Categories: pollution, earth, environment, fate, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Over nature, we claim to be master To have control of all, is our intent But this is now leading to disaster Our duty-to-care, shows we play jester In self-cherishing much of our time spent Over nature, we claim to...Read More
Categories: pollution,
Form: Villanelle
Go through chores as, like a machine the sunrise, sundown, the rains, and snow the countryside pass by a train window but can't drink the green valley to the lees along the mountain slope the mist rises swept clean by...Read More
Categories: pollution, beach, blue, conflict, environment,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member NO NAY NEVER
(To the tune of Wild Rover by The Dubliners.) We dug in dark mines to get out the coal Then burnt it all up polluting the air. But now there's the comeback from lack of our care As we...Read More
Categories: planet, pollution,
Form: Rhyme

Industry stole those splendid hills By taking fields and building mills. Down in each vale man's cauldrons brew Spewing out soot and see-o-two. But even worse was vile venom. The days of acid rain had come As brimstone coal made sulphur...Read More
Categories: england, environment, pollution,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member God Rises From That Distant Hill
God rises from that distant hill And surveys His wonder in silence still Without reproach or bitter muse For mankind's hostile subterfuge. Not yet incensed with holy wrath Against the impoverished aftermath Of beauty laid in ruthless stubble Amid earth's bent and...Read More
Categories: pollution, beauty, change, earth, earth
Form: Couplet
Covid Sad, Covid Bad
It's a new day, a new Christmas eve party streaming live when Santa had to drink, Kahlua and cream, tequila to survive to warm him up, have a little trust that the world is still alive ...Read More
Categories: allusion, political, pollution,
Form: Rhyme
It was yet another day Tossing my bag in the car and driving away Dodging through the busy streets Amidst the tyre screeches.   We thought Corona was at bay, But still the virus crept its way, Leaving us short of breath Torturing...Read More
Categories: pollution, change, growth, health, journey,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pollution's Evolution
Other species seem to evolve in order their problems to solve Yet for politicians' verbal pollution evolution seems to offer no solution...Read More
Categories: political, pollution,
Form: Epigram
This planet's warming year on year Our reckless ways must take the blame Catastrophe is getting near The backlash we now start to fear But still we won't admit our shame This planet's warming year on year The fossil fuel problem...Read More
Categories: anxiety, pollution,
Form: Villanelle
Pray think of what may lurk within industrial food. Were additives a risk? They said: no evidence that this could cause us harm. Pray think of tobacco and smoking cigarrettes. Was there lung cancer risk? They said: no evidence that this could cause us...Read More
Categories: health, pollution,
Form: Free verse
Our Mad Bad World
I stand out to look at the sunshine That's now ain't bright nor pure in light; Dark and black that's how it goes. Wild dummies survive in dust and ash. Where blooming buds wither in depression, Still run the...Read More
Categories: pollution, animal, depression, earth, environment,
Form: Free verse
Both of us share, within the mortal coil, a bright sentient light. We mindlessly slaughtered you for your oil to light our lamps at night. We ceased when we found oil buried in soil, not because it was right. With the...Read More
Categories: environment, nature, pollution,
Form: Rhyme
Stop and Listen Me
Stop and Listen Me O the dark face cloud! Stop and listen me What should I do to make you happy? O hovering wind! Stop and listen my kind confession How would I say my Mother Earth’s grief? What a...Read More
Categories: pollution, abuse, earth, environment, grief,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Pollution Poems

Definition | What is Pollution in Poetry?