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Poor Poems - Poems about Poor

Poor Poems - Examples of all types of poems about poor to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for poor.

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The Tower
...ou are proud of and steady even paving The night of the fire for many is raw But equally it affected the rich and the poor. I feel for those who lost love ones And those whose life hadn't even begun When I saw the pictures on TV I t......Read More
Categories: poor, grief,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Sounding Stupid
...othing is coming out the right way The waiter brings bread to save the day As she stares at him like he's on display Poor boy keeps sounding stupid I like a juicy steak I am a vegan My high school was named Reagan I graduated......Read More
Categories: poor, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Stop Defunding the Seattle Police Department
...t China did the exact same thing. Now communist China is the hands of a dictator and the communist party. Allowing its poor people zero political/ religious freedom. And severely punishing any dissenters with torture and imprisonment. Wit......Read More
Categories: poor, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member My Heart Says
...e loo, Or if not, it is said by rote, Something they have learned to quote - Reminds me of that awful pop tune Some poor nitwit used to croon: "'I wuv you, I wuv you,' cried the little blue man," Beat that for puerile if you can! My ......Read More
Categories: poor, books, flower, heart, how
Form: Light Verse
The Greatest Change
...th is different and unique, The message that He brings of change to everyone He speaks. It doesn’t change for rich or poor, for young or for the old, It doesn’t change for black or white, for timid or for bold. It doesn’t change for mor......Read More
Categories: poor, christian,
Form: Rhyme



Frustrated painter
... Spin the words Around my head Verbs and adverbs Nouns and pronouns such poor stuff To hold my emotions At bay Why Cannot I Use Colour? ......Read More
Categories: poor, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member How Many Phases
...chools and other start-backs, still delayed- will wintertime amaze? How many phases must we end and start; or will poor headway keep our worlds apart- will then- next spring rephrase? The cycle of this virus is unknown; into the r......Read More
Categories: poor, change, how i feel,
Form: Tail-rhyme
Premium Member Dedication to Alex Braes
...his leg left rotting Barley conscious, Alex’s pain Finally discovered, Infected Toenail, no-one picked up on This poor young boy suffered Alex now in toxic shock for a deadly skin eating disease Necrotising fasciitis Lies on a bed ......Read More
Categories: poor, emotions, funeral, grief, pain,
Form: Free verse
LOVE FOR GREY HAIRS, LOVE FOR EARLY DEATH OR LONG LIFE
...w Many hidden arrows & curses to digest Grey hair is no child's play but dream Grey hair is of two faces One of the poor - a tinted one for the rich Some says the throne of power is for grey hairs It no child's seat - it a death trap ......Read More
Categories: poor, 1st grade, horror,
Form: Free verse
SHAM CUM SHAME
...s mortality profiteers make it a minted and crispy business rumour mongers carry myths of it across the Nile and the poor are to isolate at home in the safety of hunger and taste! Too many years of a distrustful polity from our cradle......Read More
Categories: poor, africa, corruption, depression, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Russian wolf
...sense a feel of panic in the air As if the Ark is not quite waterproof I wonder if we’d welcome Tony Blair To the poor this life was rarely fair But now it seems unreal, is it a spoof? I sense a piece of Putin in the air I am loo......Read More
Categories: poor, allusion, anger, betrayal, political,
Form: Villanelle
Premium Member Silent UnPrivileged Stories
...y tearfully incapable of briefly imagining much less deeply, unflinchingly contemplating the trauma of growing up poor and lesbian and black or brown or too red or too yellow without any books or stories, read or retold or ......Read More
Categories: poor, black african american, culture,
Form: Political Verse
A Gift Worth More Than Gold
...elds of wildflowers then flourished ten fold. She walked with highlanders for many years, curing the sick, aiding the poor, young and old, dispelling myths, defusing people of their fears. She became a legend; the angel sent from above ......Read More
Categories: poor, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
A Quick Decision Needed
...summate their union. But nowadays very few couples wait, impatience prefers the first date. Nine months later, the poor pastor feels less a minister, more a doctor and can’t decide should he either officiate or perhaps deliver? Not......Read More
Categories: poor, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member WHAT YOU BELIEVE RUNS YOUR LIFE
..., world, it's a word I will not use. Truly, more a mentally paralyzingly   epidemic. Many pockets of nations are so poor, wake up, please!! 10,000 children have died of no disease since this all began but are now...of no food and dir......Read More
Categories: poor, abuse, america, fathers day,
Form: Couplet

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