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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New Poverty Poems

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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,
Paramitha Newton Ranaweera Free verse poverty, love, mother daughter, mother
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,
Dancing Puppets Michael Robinson Rhyme poverty, analogy, betrayal, change, conflict,
Destroyed by Freedom Michael Robinson Rhyme poverty, analogy, betrayal, change, conflict,
Overnight billionaire's richard nnoli Epic poverty, africa, betrayal, corruption, leadership,
Give Me Fire Chris Jim Blank verse poverty, africa, corruption, gender, political,
Written In Stone Michael Robinson Rhyme poverty, analogy, change, community, conflict,
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,
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,
There is always monsoon, after the scorching summer heat sadashivan nair Prose Poetry depression, family, poverty,
Premium Member Poem My Brother's Keeper Emile Pinet Free verse poverty, abuse, angst, anxiety, emotions,
You can not silence me Alye Lee Free verse poverty, abortion, black african american,
Premium Member Poem Old New Year Blues Freddie Robinson Jr. Quatrain angst, holiday, poverty, truth,
Poverty -Pleiades P Richard Olson Rhyme people, poverty,
Needy edward johnson Free verse poverty, africa, america, giving, jesus,
Moving up North EdwardJ Clark Rhyme memorial, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Tis the Season Carole Duet Couplet poverty, care, christmas, fear, lonely,
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A man on the road Luke Gabriel Free verse poverty, sad,
Holiday Reflection Matthew Anish Free verse chanukah, christmas, heart, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Christmas at Poverty Place Sian St. John Lanterne christmas, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Humbling Gratitudes Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse poverty, art, culture, faith, gospel,
Where Did You Come From Madeleine Riha Free verse loneliness, poverty,
No one Anna A. Free verse care, humanity, life, poverty,
Food Glorious Food second helping matthew harris Light Verse poverty, depression, fun, hate, hello,
Premium Member Poem Homeless People Darlene De Beaulieu Sonnet poverty,
Why Won't You Play With Me Anna A. Free verse appreciation, class, life, poverty,
Premium Member Poem The System Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble Rhyme poverty, betrayal, change, god, humanity,
THE SIX YEAR OLD AND ME Uma Kulkarni Lyric poverty, childhood, destiny, girl, me,
Everyone's Path Lead's Down To The Sea James McLain Dramatic Verse art, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Support Your Local Poet Chris Hagy Free verse character, perspective, poets, poverty,
A Loners Life Eugene Harvey Senryu poverty, addiction, anxiety, confusion, journey,
Premium Member Poem A Path Chosen Broken Wings Rubaiyat poverty,
Holes In My Jeans M.P. Shaudd Lyric poverty, imagery, inspiration, meaningful, perspective,
Border Dreams Sona Wilae Quatrain poverty, community, conflict, courage, immigration,
Premium Member Poem Christmas for the Poor Line Gauthier Free verse poverty, christmas, encouraging, children, future,
Must Be Winter Keith Dovoric Lyric poverty, depression, endurance, funny, holiday,
HIGH TIDE SILLO ANDERSON Bio poverty, grief, humanity, life, pain,
Lemonade Stand Michael Okoroike Free verse day, irony, life, poverty,
Premium Member Poem Nomads of the Rising Sun Winged Warrior Rhyme depression, poverty, sad,
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I Was Turning 13 Michael Okoroike I do not know? poverty, birthday, death, music, parents,
Premium Member Poem Schoolboy Sian St. John Quatrain boy, poverty, school,
Urban peasant Solomon Ochwo-Oburu Quatrain poverty, satire,
Premium Member Poem Finding Forgiveness Winged Warrior Rhyme forgiveness, poverty,
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Midnight Run Stewart Watkins Rhyme royal poverty, america, black african american,
The Beggars Delight Brian Sluga Narrative america, lost love, poverty,
The Weight of the World Kim Bond Free verse poverty, children, christian, humanity, meaningful,
The Vagrant Shay Deeny Dramatic monologue poverty, angst, corruption, discrimination, mental
Premium Member Poem The beggar Roy Pett Rhyme cancer, old, pain, poverty,
Premium Member Poem SMALLER IS BETTER Mick Talbot Haibun poems, poverty, words,
Premium Member Poem FAILINGS OF LEADERS Mick Talbot McWhirtle poverty, betrayal, corruption, discrimination, fear,
Menstrual Tax Robin Silver Rhyme poverty, body, for her, men,
Xenophobic Ignorance Robin Silver Rhyme poverty, discrimination, immigration, innocence, money,
Natasha Charlie Gregory Free verse history, international, poverty,
Memories of Chorrillo Panama Richard Olson Haiku life, poverty,
Premium Member Poem GLIMMER OF HOPE Line Gauthier Rhyme poverty, anxiety, birth, life, lonely,
Premium Member Poem God Bless - The Vagabond Sandra Haight Verse inspirational, poverty,
Premium Member Poem no name poem PATRICIA CRESSWELL Free verse endurance, poverty,
SHRILL CRY echoing greens Blank verse poverty, confidence, courage, fantasy, heaven,
It is so Hard to Breath Ernest Robles Free verse poetry, poverty,