Poverty Poems | Poetry About Poverty

Poverty Poems. Below are examples of poems about poverty. This list of poverty poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of poverty poetry. This list of works about poverty is an excellent resource for examples on how to write poverty poems. We included definitions where appropriate.


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Small-Town Herpe-s EL UU I do not know? poverty, abuse, addiction, analogy, conflict,
Premium Member Poem The Reaping Regina Elliott Haiku children, food, poverty,
A Promise Forgotten Kurt Philip Behm Rhyme destiny, poverty, solitude, symbolism,
Untitled 3 Matthew Abuelo Free verse atheist, corruption, poems, poverty,
B26-P15- MY LOVE FOR YOU IS FOREVER Jerry Wells Prose Poetry poverty, 8th grade, appreciation, homework,
Poverty Soup Trevor McLeod Quatrain poverty, abuse, analogy, introspection, metaphor,
Poverty Trevor McLeod Quatrain poverty, analogy, community, corruption, destiny,
HISTORY OF HOMLESSNEISS kurtis scott aka curtis futch jr Prose Poetry depression, poverty,
Poverty Trevor McLeod Quatrain poverty,
Premium Member Poem TILTING Line Gauthier Senryu people, perspective, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Untouchable II Gregory R Barden Rhyme analogy, poverty, prejudice, racism,
Space Jasmine Koria Shape community, family, international, poverty,
Mind of an hungry beggar child Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade Imagism emotions, lost love, poverty,
SENRYU-04 MAHTAB BANGALEE Senryu poverty,
Premium Member Poem PENNILESS Line Gauthier Senryu poverty, bird, food, happy, innocence,
The Fear Ashley Domenech Rhyme poverty, death, fear, god, introspection,
THE WEAK STILL CRIES MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA Rhyme political, poverty, prejudice,
BLACKMAILS MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA Free verse political, poverty, pride,
Biblical Spurn Rico Leffanta Limerick poverty, bible, corruption, gospel, heaven,
Premium Member Poem Easington Colliery 1972 Tony Kirk Prose Poetry pollution, poverty, religion, work,
Premium Member Poem IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : XV and XVI T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue abuse, children, god, poverty,
Poverty Will End Bernard F. Asuncion Acrostic poverty,
The Night Train Home Sitabz Garg Free verse poverty, absence, child, home, mother
Trip to the Moon Olusegun Akanbi Lyric adventure, places, planet, poverty,
The Ragpicker Namit V Shah Free verse poverty, humanity, irony, meaningful, people,
A Deep and Troubling Truth Kudzai Mhangwa Free verse hurt, pain, poverty,
THEY NEED A VISIONARY Olajide Oribamise Acrostic poverty, corruption, dream, freedom, humanity,
Premium Member Poem Broken People Can Take A Hit Marc Acrich Prose poverty,
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Game of Thrones Lynn Kimani I do not know? poverty, 11th grade, africa, conflict,
Little Dieter Jessica Amanda Salmonson Quatrain poverty, animal, food, humor, nonsense,
Please help us Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade Imagism children, imagery, poetry, poverty,
Inequality, shame and blame fauxcroft wade Free verse poverty, angst, betrayal, corruption, emotions,
FOR THE CHILDREN OF BEGGARS Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade Imagism poverty, childhood, children, humanity, imagery,
The Politician's Welfare Trevor McLeod Quatrain corruption, introspection, political, poverty,
Premium Member Poem WATER Line Gauthier Haiku children, family, home, poverty,
Premium Member Poem broken now, now Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings Free verse poverty,
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Premium Member Poem SEPTEMBER Line Gauthier Haiku new year, poverty, school,
STATUS KNOCKOUT MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA Didactic poverty,
Public Property Gail Foster Sonnet humanity, integrity, poverty, pride,
THE DELICATE WAIL MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA Light Verse poverty, pride,
Why should I text first Trittya Yelane Acrostic poverty, poems, poetess, poets, political,
The Hitch Hiker Catelyn Meeker Free verse poverty, deep, humanity, lonely, lost,
Premium Member Poem Headline Rhyme Billy TheKidster Couplet poverty,
WE SLUM DWELLERS Felix Abonyo Rhyme confidence, poverty,
in our own little bubbles fauxcroft wade Free verse inspirational, poverty, uplifting,
Less Human Chris Jim Lyric discrimination, hope, love, poverty,
What Make a Man OBIAJE PETER EDIGAH Rhyme poverty, art, crazy, desire, dream,
UBI, never let needy hungry on the face of earth faysunKle fay's unKle Prose Poetry poverty, care, change, giving, humanity,
Poverty Mashudu Nemadzivhani Free verse encouraging, endurance, poverty,
A Beggar's Work Rico Leffanta Verse career, culture, humanity, poverty,
A bedtime prayer for the homeless roger turner Rhyme america, inspirational, life, poverty,
UBI, what if I'm missing the necessary Solve it, opportunity for statues Short version faysunKle fay's unKle Prose Poetry poverty, change, freedom, humanity, money,
UBI, what if I'm missing the necessary Solve it, opportunity for statues Long version faysunKle fay's unKle Prose poverty, change, freedom, giving, humanity,
Urban Canvas Christen Foster Bio poverty, corruption, history, humanity, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Great Hunger In Their Lives Regina Elliott Free verse america, food, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Strength Gershon Wolf Epigram community, poverty, strength,
critical slam dwayne williams Free verse deep, me, poverty,
A Simple Fruit Emily Young Free verse life, poverty, world,
Heart of Gold Jang Jae Yul Light Verse poverty, change, hope, nature, paradise,
Premium Member Poem IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY - continued: VII and VIII T Wignesan Free verse anti bullying, money, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Poor Millionaire Kevin Shaw Limerick future, money, nonsense, poverty,
Premium Member Poem plenty poor cs parker Free verse america, poverty,
Chor Bazaar Afroze Ali Rhyme poverty,
kindness A.D Tharp Free verse poverty, change, i love you,
Fire damage John Smallshaw Rhyme anger, fire, poverty,
Inequality is the Gloom Sowjanya Bhat Free verse poverty, boy, children, food, money,
Longer Chains David Welch Rhyme abuse, city, political, poverty,
Premium Member Poem LOST CHILDREN OF THE STREET Line Gauthier Free verse children, poverty, society, solitude,
I HAVE A DATE- IAN MUNYWE ian munywe Free verse africa, anxiety, poverty, work,
Overnight billionaire's richard nnoli Epic poverty, africa, betrayal, corruption, leadership,
Give Me Fire Chris Jim Blank verse poverty, africa, corruption, gender, political,
Cracked Faces Michelle Rensburg Narrative environment, perspective, political, poverty,
Poverty in the streets Ayathandwa Mpofu I do not know? hurt, poverty, sad,
Premium Member Poem The Thoughts of a Poor Man Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble Free verse poverty, change, class, community, cry,
Premium Member Poem Haunting Fruits and Innocent Wishes Richard Lamoureux Prose Poetry boy, confusion, journey, poverty,
The two-faced river Elliot Msindo Political Verse poverty,
HOMELESS HEARTS levi johnson Free verse hope, humanity, poverty,
Fight Poverty Bernard F. Asuncion Haiku poverty,
Premium Member Poem Billy's Revenge Tom Cunningham Rhyme jealousy, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Friday Feelings Joe Maverick Rhyme poverty,
Lost man Ayathandwa Mpofu Personification poverty,
Premium Member Poem The Little Match Girl Denis Briggs Lyric child, courage, death, poverty,
Premium Member Poem All Hail The Queen Marc Acrich Prose poverty,
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SCARS ian munywe Free verse poverty, childhood, deep, how i
Premium Member Poem Poor Stewards Freddie Robinson Jr. Narrative discrimination, poverty, society, truth,
Premium Member Poem a tent in the woods cs parker Free verse adventure, america, poverty,
NOT ASHAMED TO BEG Damilola Muyideen Bio poverty, caregiving, giving, hope, how
Premium Member Poem Rescue Them Leo Larry Amadore Free verse poverty, abuse, angst, anxiety, childhood,
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Tough lodgings John Smallshaw Rhyme care, god, poverty,
Beggar child Carlo Lazzari Dramatic Verse childhood, poverty, solitude,
Premium Member Poem SORROW BORROWED FROM TEARDROPS Line Gauthier Free verse poverty, africa, children, growing up,
Trudeau Cry Trevor McLeod Quatrain poverty, absence, anger, assonance, missing,
How about a quarter a game Evan no Carpe Diem poverty, adventure, courage, desire, life,
The Homeless Girl Carlo Lazzari Dramatic Verse poverty, character, child abuse, childhood,
The Rope Mrimon Guha Political Verse poverty, anger, food, grave, perspective,
Premium Member Poem Leaders Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble Free verse poverty, change, confidence, discrimination, feelings,
Premium Member Poem Exes and Ohs to the tune of Sixteen Tons Amy Sell Lyric poverty, angst, good night, guitar,
Tall Proud Man David G. Moore Didactic poverty, abuse, anger, depression, discrimination,
On the Street Felicia Jarvis Rhyme bird, poverty,
Premium Member Poem FALLEN BY THE SIDE Line Gauthier Free verse poverty, loneliness, mental illness, perspective,