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Powers That Be Poems | Examples of Powers That Be Poetry

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List of Powers That Be Poems

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A Mistake At The Pearly Gates Jonathan French Narrative powers that be, education,
A incomplete love story Deshanta Hawkins I do not know? powers that be, angst, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem Eye Suppose Freddie Robinson Jr. Verse powers that be, color, metaphor, spiritual, visionary,
Premium Member Poem lights out Mike Hauser Rhyme powers that be, life,
Mutter and Huff Mike Gentile Light Verse powers that be, life, love, marriage, true
NATION BUILDING Oluwasola Abiola Rhyme powers that be, black african american, city,
TO KNEEL OR NOT TO KNEEL louise nelson Dramatic monologue powers that be, black african american, courage,
Premium Member Poem I'm A Roman Centurion Guard Marc Acrich Prose powers that be, history,
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History Lesson curtis johnson Prose powers that be, christian, history, war,
Premium Member Poem The staus quo Eric Nolan Free verse powers that be, america, anger, crazy, culture,

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The Poet World
by carlos trevino
Most people believe poets live in a fantasy world
where reality does not exist.  Yet others believe
Poets expand the views we have about reality.

There are...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, poetry, poets,

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Muhammad Ali
by Ronnie Enoch
He was the butterfly
That stung like a bee
He was not one you could pacify
His name was Muhammad Ali

He was filled with a spirit of integrity
That...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be,

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One Man, One Vote
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

They say the essence of democracy is:
One man, one vote
If this is true, 
then American democracy is a joke
Donald John lost by over three million...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, perspective, political, truth, wisdom,

The powers that be
by Paul Clements
Face to face
Face the facts
Get your strings off of my back
Controlling me 
Force to see 
Your twisted ways 
I turn away 
But not to die
I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, abuse, anger, bereavement, betrayal,

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My Intuition
by Randolph Byrd
My intuition comes from God. It is followed without question. He leads me on a path meant to touch the hearts of those who watch...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, angel,

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Run Run As Fast As You Can - 'Memories 5'
by Maria Williams
Memories Episode 5 … Continued from 'Deception' - (Memories Episode 4)

Shadow dance of distortion fade in and out
Teasing to the fore then get wrested back
Manipulative...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, lost, memory, mystery, violence,

Somnambulant Scribbler
by Anthony Beck
Sleepless and cursing the powers that be,
Tossing and turning in wee hours, me.
But what's the use in trying to fight it?
One might as well be...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, sleep,

Senile Party
by Keith Dovoric
(or, "Your Old Stomping Ground")

There’s a secretary that I know
whose husband recently died
But life somehow continues as before
She has to keep replicating the myth
that everything’s...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, abuse, addiction, anger, beauty,

It Can't Happen Here
by jake aller
The pundits and talking heads
The chaterati classes

All assure us 
That it can’t happen here
Fascism will never happen here

Our democratic system 
Superior to all others
Check and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, engagement, political, , atheist,

Comfortable Suffering
by Solomon Ochwo-Oburu
You obtain all things precious
then store in your silos tight
others you help them to beg
that is comfortable suffering
but you do not believe in it

You grab...

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Cinquain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, inspirational, life, metaphor,

I Search Raven Skies
by Mike Gentile
Adrift in your eyes
     The night is deep
I search raven skies
     I cannot speak

What is this embrace
...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, dark, lust, mystery,

Modern Jester
by Tamara Reyna
 Jester of yesteryear were easy to spy with your two eyes.
Now they perform in disguise.
Presidents, Kings, and, Noblemen,
 How they love to bring them...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, power,

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Ain't No Different
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
You’ve been a yes man your whole life,
don’t know any other way to be
Licking the boots and sucking up real close
was the best way to...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, character, identity, truth, wisdom,

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Hard Butter Lies
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
The powers that be
love keeping vital things hidden from view,
necessary things we need to know
Survival is up for sell
on the lottery auction block
But the bids...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, metaphor, political, symbolism, truth,

Payback City
by David Lustrup
             Payback City
          ...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, anger, anxiety, political, prejudice,

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Naomi Wolf
by Billy TheKidster
I once looked up to Naomi Wolf as a true patriot crusader,
when she published her book and documentary The End Of America,
but these days all...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, patriotic, political,

THIS IS MY PLANET
by John Wilowski
When I was a boy I’d hike through the woods
that were living out back of my neighborhood.
I’d go down to the stream and catch a...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, environment,

Wanted list
by Tinashe Chipenyu
They called my friend and I over 
The atmosphere was mad tense
Peril floated nimbly in the crisp air 
Bloody pictures messed with our imagination
"Terrorists wanted...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, poetry,

Scotland The Neighbour
by Barbara Campbell
They say that life is quiet up North
Amongst the purple heather
But what we always have to do
Is keep an eye on the blooming weather

Politics are...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, patriotic, political,

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Unquotable quotes: EVIL PEOPLE - VIIIL
by T Wignesan
Unquotable quotes : EVIL PEOPLE – VIIIL (42)

Animals (amphibians, reptiles),  birds, insects, dinosaurs and even imaginary beasts kill to eat. Humans for pleasure, pain...

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Epigram | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: powers that be, abuse, evil, leadership, people,