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Power Poems | Examples of Power Poetry

Power Poems. Below are examples of poems about power. This list of power poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of power poetry. This list of works about power is an excellent resource for examples on how to write power poems.

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List of Power Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
The Child Plays Badly M. L. Kiser Limerick power, corruption, crazy, evil, metaphor,
Monsters In Our World M. L. Kiser Free verse power, betrayal, conflict, corruption, evil,
Voting Day M. L. Kiser Nonet power, community, corruption, crazy, evil,
Torment of the mind: Part Two Wardah Ahmed Didactic peace, perspective, power, psychological,
False Wisdom Todd Aguilar Jr. Lyric power, conflict, freedom, how i
Premium Member Poem Wired ilene bauer Rhyme power,
Premium Member Poem Paternal Storms Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse power, birth, history, integrity, philosophy,
Premium Member Poem White Privilege Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse power, green, hate, health, love,
The power of imagination richard nnoli Acrostic africa, confidence, encouraging, power,
Premium Member Poem Hammered Metal Poetry Sheer Terror Free verse conflict, imagery, poetry, power,

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Atalanta
by David Drowley
Rode here a man of some repute,
Banker and empire builder bold,
Who’d even tried to corner gold,
To lay him out a railroad route.
He addressed our town;...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: bullying, community, history, power,

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Propelling Power Of Hunger
by Carol Connell
In a third world country
an extremely thin man stands alongside
a cow at a garbage dump, both driven
by the need for something
to eat . A foreigner,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, bible, god, longing, poverty,

Inner Power
by M. L. Kiser
Without my dragon,
Subsistence would be futile;
Dragon’s my power!...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, how i feel, life,

The Violence in being Silenced
by Vegter Papyrus
with Kavanaugh and Thomas perched
on their limbs of Justice overlooking the
Dow Jones #MeToo, the rapist stock rises
and split with revictimization!

...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, passion, patriotic, perspective, pollution,

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Unparalleled
by Edward Ibeh
Unparalleled power
Unparalleled opportunity
Opportunity of a lifetime
Opportunity to dream a dream
Dream that isn't utopian
Dream of a peaceful world
World of yours and mine
World devoid of hate
Hate for...

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Blitz | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humanity, inspirational, power, repetition,

Relation
by deepak srivastava
Relation is natures creation,
its realisation is in its truthful emotion.
...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, america, appreciation, august, beautiful,

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Bikes
by CayCay Jennings
trikes then bikes then speed

thigh straddled

male play toy cycle







... CayCay Jennings
October 1, 2018...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: boy, men, power, travel,

With This Pen
by Brandon Stephenson
With this pen, I paint an image of you.
Not a portrait, but a true portrayal of you.
The ink flows into words that dance across your...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, deep, image, metaphor, poems,

LOVE YOU BEYOND WORDS
by Allan Terry
I LOVE YOU BEYOND WORDS
I SING MY SONG FOR YOU
STAND TO BE HEARD
WHAT'S A MAN TO DO
WAITED WHISPERS
GLANCES TO LOOK AT YOU
LOVE BEYOND WORDS
ONLY A...

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Ballade | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, adventure, clothes, guitar, inspirational

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Inner Storm
by Sandra Weiss
A storm is approaching I can feel it in the air.
The stillness, it's unsettled, something is brewing out there.

I am not feeling unease about the...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, emotions, how i feel,

The Relevancy Of Aristotle Within The 21st Century lesson 1
by matthew harris
“The more you know, the more you know you don't know.”

Said quote attributed to Aristotle,
     stands the test of time,
 ...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, 11th grade, celebrity, for

LIMERICK-04
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
Grand father said, " Aye! come here, here bean!" 
Grand child- smiling toothless and peeing 
stretching old wabbles 
crippling child bubbles 
One for another powerless...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, depression, power,

Aftermath Of Hurricane Florence eye one
by matthew harris
Florence hydra logical might -
tee pseudo tentacles, monstrous sight
didst bring watery plight,
deluge rivaling Noah - bliss oblige
     epic flood of biblical
...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, 6th grade, america, depression,

Jan's Gift to the World
by Rico Leffanta
Chocolate goes straight to the heart
Its the Food of Love off the chart
But truth be told
It makes Jan bold
To squeeze out a real skunky fart...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, chocolate, funny, history, natural

Tears of a freeman
by Babafemi Yinka Olubodun
Tendrils that soothes the river bank, 
on a gloomy day - askance look, 
hangs high like steam on their faces. 
What begets this - a...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, abuse, celebration, corruption, evil,

CINQUAIN-02
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
Kingship
is- hands of blood,
sparkling of fired law,
dead life in bread of forlorn beach 
for land!

-September 12, 2018 Chattogram 
...

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Cinquain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power,

Hope Flies
by Ryan Vandenbosch
I am a free bird
Soaring through the skies
Responding to sounds of freedom cries, I try
To relay hope to those struggling
Weathered by lifes storms
Hurricanes, tornadoes, domestic...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, freedom, hope, imagery, inspirational,

Revitalized
by Ryan Vandenbosch
I see beauty in all things before me
Having endured trials that bring strength
Experienced heartfelt sorrow and pain
Tragedy and loss
Questioning my will for tomorrow
Yet today
Standing tall...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, encouraging, hope, power,

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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LXIV and LXV
by T Wignesan
IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LXIV - LXV


NOTE (facts to bear in mind while reading) : Under the French Penal Code, harm done...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: power, allegory, anti bullying, corruption,

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Woman Survivor
by Brenda Chiri
She is free in her wildness, she is a wanderer, 
A  drop of free water. 
She knows nothing of borders 
And  cares nothing...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: heart, power, strength, truth,