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Power Poems

Power Poems. Read and share great examples of poetry about power. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for power.

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War On The Poor
They wage war on the poor
Selling their souls what for
But for gluttony and greed
Dissension is what they breed
Harmony and discord
A duality we can't afford
People die on the street
Chilled to the bone, no heat
No bread, no bed
So they commit suicide instead
And...Read More
Categories: power, how i feel, political, spoken word,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The First Day, I Keep
The First Day, I Keep

Your eyes,
will be the stars, 
in my sky.
Your smile, 
the very desire...
of my being. 

I will etch your lovely face,
upon my heart, 
as you answer yes... 
I will keep it,
there forever. 
You will never age. 

You...Read More
Categories: power, angel, anniversary, beauty, christmas, hello, marriage, woman,
Form: Free verse
You raised me up despite life being hard
Your rock foundation was strong even in a house of mud
You raised your son to be sane not mad
I thank you for bring my dad and raising me not to be bad
Neither...Read More
Categories: appreciation, father, love, mom, parents, power, prayer,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Remember Pearl Harbor Seventy-Eight Years Ago
Remember Pearl Harbor
Seventy-eight Years Ago
By Franklin Price

Seventy-eight years ago,
At the rising of the sun
Came the day of infamy; 
Our present times begun

The sleeping giant awakened,
To become the greatest power 
Would take four years and many lives
To have our finest hour

A...Read More
Categories: power, america, anniversary, world war ii,
Form: Rhyme
The journey of a loving poet
The journey of a loving poet

My fingers are like the twigs
in the autumn
having the construction of the sadness

Sunshine burned my skin,
unwitnessly comes as cancer.

Apple is sweet
eroding my teeth
-My silent faith

basked under the sunshine,
betrayed the fragrance of that girl

The stars in...Read More
Categories: power, feelings, sorrow,
Form: Verse

Before The Gates Of Alahsar - Version - 2 - 16
As they reach the golden gates,
turning, they do face the foe,
the Arlaghs,
they would come with power and might,
too kill,
the ground will shake when they charge,
they shall run hard for their meal,
always hungry is the Arlagh.
Come then forth, to meet your...Read More
Categories: power, dark, death, dream, fantasy, light, love, war,
Form: Epic
Before The Gates Of Alahsar - Version - 2 - 15

To the right,
where God's light had shone bright,
Warrior Queen,
know your beast is come, 
all may not be lost,
he comes from his land of endless night,
indeed, he has heard your plea.
The thunder and lightning,
they now play your symphony, 
this is terror's...Read More
Categories: power, dark, death, dream, fantasy, light, love, war,
Form: Epic
7D universe
1D, that’s a dot
2D, you say that’s a line
3D, they say about things being in space
4D, intellectual zone, we are in this real world, space and time
	We can call or make phone call to our friend in other place in...Read More
Categories: power, inspiration, inspirational, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
The Man In Black
POEM " THE MAN IN BLACK " by martin gedge

I've lost in love and lived in pain
I've paid the cost that shall remain
to rule myself outside the game
and have it pass me by
for all I seek has played my mind
to...Read More
Categories: power, cool, courage, culture, dark, fear, feelings, heartbreak,
Form: Rhyme
Africa's Destiny
The African student 
begins education’s journey,
with tentative steps.

Language and mathematic knowledge
begin reshaping brain’s flow,
in preparation for what follows.

Myths and fables bow and recede
before science and knowledge,
teaching the student to question.

Critical thinking
casts aside
misconceptions of inferiority.

The mind is molded, like hot iron,
in...Read More
Categories: power, africa, education, student,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Impeachable
( Impeachable )

You really have to think about the word, and its definition
It means to accuse someone, try to get them to admission
Its based on credibility, and what you hide from congress
The power thats abused, and whats on your conscious

It...Read More
Categories: power, inspiration, integrity,
Form: Rhyme
Oft in My Thought: Charles D'Orleans translation
Oft in My Thought
by Charles D'Orleans
translation by Michael R. Burch

So often in my busy mind I sought,
Around the advent of the fledgling year,
For something pretty that I really ought
To give my lady dear;
But that sweet thought's been wrested from me,...Read More
Categories: power, blessing, christian, faith, god, heartbreak, heaven, lost
Form: Roundel
Premium Member The Line
The Line

At the store, 
there was a sea of people. 
Not one or two or a thousand, 
drops from heaven, 
that never stopped
On a parched land
of holiday cheer. 

Shopping lists, 
wish lists, 
Christmas lists, 
and the like, 
none to show...Read More
Categories: power, allah, america, angel, atheist, god, heaven, jesus,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Impeach - The Constitution
Impeach - The Constitution
By Franklin

The Judiciary Committee has hearings to impeach.
The House is at it once again to extend its power reach
They brought in several experts, ones the Constitution teach
To tell us, We the People, why they're trying to impeach.
Why...Read More
Categories: america, angst, corruption, political, power,
Form: Couplet
The political party is a pot
Brewing beer not of barley
Preserved for the toppers not the lot
It is a beer to convince by deception to pry
Upon the minds of the lot

The powers of the political party steer
Mainly gained through the intoxication
After...Read More
Categories: 3rd grade, 4th grade, political, power,
Form: Narrative
It Won't Fall Down
earth axis might shift 
but it won't fall down
strange seeds chopped the beanstalk
can't you hear the sound
and when they've all been sown
the harvest comes around
realize thyself and wear the crown

this ain't my story
it belongs to the bee
to the butterfly, the...Read More
Categories: power, inspirational love,
Form: Rhyme
If I had the
  power to
  stop time,

 I would be
    in your 
  loving arms.

  We didn't 
  have enough

   I...Read More
Categories: power, lost love, time,
Form: Free verse
Come Talk To Me
Oh what sorrows have begat thee?
Oh what pain has come upon thee?
Drooping head hanging low
And the billows are moving to and fro
Unkempt hair flying high in the sky
And anxious whiskers are standing by 
Your shadows stand aloof the wall
And your...Read More
Categories: power, america, beautiful, courage, endurance, friend, heart, judgement,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member My Masterpiece
( My Masterpiece )

A blank piece of paper, my pencil and the stand
You stare at me tenderly,  as I start to draw your hand
The canvas slowly fills in, it shows the love deep inside
Both your arms are showing, in...Read More
Categories: power, art,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member India's National treasure
You are the pride of a nation
revealing the beauty of it's people
you reflect a nation's heart, mind, and soul
more brilliantly than pavo cristatus...

With grace and agility
you embody the power of your people
youthful energy unyielding strength
rivaled only by panthera tigris...

You are...Read More
Categories: power, friendship,
Form: Free verse
Reality Check
Reality check let’s look around us 
conspiracy theories mean feet ain’t grounded 
heads in clouds like white powder buzz 
black man screams white power just because
not what is but cliche what was 
Media feeding but when broke down ridiculous 
mankind...Read More
Categories: power, allusion, people, perspective, society, urban,
Form: Rhyme
who am I
who am I

in love 
a knowledge 
a power 
an emotion 
a mind of dear 

in hate 
an ignorant 
an ego 
a tension 
a mind of foe 

in life 
an activated stamina 

in death 
an imaginative quota

-December 03, 2019 Chattogram...Read More
Categories: power, death, hate, i am, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Protecting the Small
Protecting the Small

How do people in power rise, 
when all they are talking about, 
is against everything that can be 
taught in school? 

How can people hold high office, 
while the people, the poor around them, 
sink ever lower into...Read More
Categories: power, abortion, abuse, addiction, allah, america, angel, atheist,
Form: Narrative
Inch by Inch

And love by its surrender
in its power play
may come to break its scaffold
from your heart

Inch by inch 
and by love
they are picked apart
and then to the bare bones of love
reduced to silence
and seen by sufferance
all their weakness
and how it makes...Read More
Categories: power, love, strength,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wipe Those Eyes
Waves of sorrow, bring me to my knees.
Get up! Your battle is won.
No more crying, wipe those eyes; 
see clearly, without tears.
The victory is yours, but why do you doubt;
did HE say so?
Wipe those eyes, so you can see;
all that...Read More
Categories: power, bible, black african american, celebration, confidence, faith,
Form: Lyric