Privation Poems | Examples of Privation Poetry

Privation Poems. Below are examples of poems about privation. This list of poetry about privation is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of privation poetry. This list of works about privation is a great resource for examples of privation poems and show how to write poems about privation. Definitions may be included where appropriate.


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem MID JAN 2018 STANDARD CONTEST - DEAF EARS Mick Talbot Blank verse privation, onomatopoeia,
Mom Michael Moncrief Rhyme privation, love,
Goodbye is never the end Fariq Yusoff Rhyme privation, death, death of a
Premium Member Poem The Anatomy of a Kural: Maxim 245 of the Thirukkural by Thiruvalluvar T Wignesan Couplet privation, education, metaphor, philosophy, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Vincent The Stray Kai Michael Neumann Free verse privation, growth, introspection,
Love them alive Fortunatus Chisom Didactic privation, family,
Privation Rahima Espat Free verse privation, dark, loneliness,
Premium Member Poem THE SONG TO MY LIFE Jeffrey Lee Rhyme privation, hip hop, inspirational, life,
O' Faith Nicholas Rush Free verse privation, baptism, beauty, faith, inspiration,
Premium Member Poem Seeking Independence Edward Ebbs Rhyme privation, people, political, power,

When loneliness comes calling
by Sarai Virden

Our window bids good morning 
as sunshine winks her delicate light,
cascading against crimson curves 
as the yearning spoon is stirred
and dawn shines past a moonlight...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, absence, dream, emotions, how

Positions: Part Two
by Inaam Al-Hashimi
Positions: Part Two
Arabic Poem by: Bushra Al-Bustani
Translated into English by:
Inaam Al-Hashimi (Gold_N_Silk)
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The Position of Love
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Your...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, arabic, feelings, grief, longing,

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They're Eatin' Me Outta House And Home
by Robert L. Hinshaw
I'm lookin' forward to the arrival of spring with great anticipation,

With the bloomin' of purty flowers and much needed precipitation!

All winter long I've supported the...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, humorous, me, spring, me,

CONTENTION
by George Zamalea
I drift away from myself
	Octavio Paz



Will I be there when she arrives in time?
Will I be there when my mother starts opening 
Her sick eyes...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, dedication, mother, me, love,

Death in the World
by Badmus Ridwan O
Weeping the eyes out everyday
Wailing in every house all night
When will these have to stop?
What is so powerful
That even the king fear?
Anonymous creature
Breaking the lion...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, death,

In Search Of Miracles
by Robert Uy
Whilst faced with dearth do we recall
The sudden tendency to pray
A prayer wishing for mere miracles
That from privation we may be spared.
And what kind, oh,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, faith, introspection, religion, prayer,

the people we don't want to know
by jan oskar hansen
The People we don’t want to know. 

From pay check to pay check many working class people have two jobs,
 then it all dries up...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, social, children, woman, work,

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Occupy's Struggle
by Edward Ebbs
Still angry from revolutions long past
Greed wondered how long it would last

The occupy people have been asleep
Their eyes closed not making a peep

Now awaken they...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, business, confusion, life, urban,

VISION QUEST
by Sidney Beck
VISION  QUEST

The Sioux chief Brown Eagle taught me self-respect 
And I saw my life as an Englishman must have greater purpose,
And that these "savages"...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, adventure, imagination, native american,

New Year
by Rick Rucker

New Year’s Resolutions
By Rick Rucker

This year, instead of cutting fat,
I think I’m going to aerobicize my cat,

When I hear the revelers’ sounds,
I can be happy...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, funny

The New Slaves
by Earle Brown
He came on the brink of the negroes ascent to the White House;
A slave of an unusual sort.
He peered,
From the tiny window in the quarter,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, visionary

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Are We There Yet?
by Robert L. Hinshaw
A vexatious question posed by kids of every generation,
One that sets parents to gnashing their teeth with irritation,
And tends to spread a pall over a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, funnyparents, parents,

THE OCEAN
by Gargi Saha
The same ocean
Different forms
Sometimes silent,
sometimes violent
When will overflow,
when remain stagnant
When tides occur,
when privation
When benediction,
when destruction
Fog when fills everywhere
Silver oceans and white skies
Merge together into one...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, nature

The Empty Basket
by Deborah Simpson
Years ago, I bought a basket,
Plain, unappealing –
Weave already unraveled,
I only paid one dollar –

I set the basket on the shelf,
Separated, secluded –
And there it...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, faith, holiday, inspirational, visionary,

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PRIVATION
by Brian Strand
A
pilgrim
to mecca-
in alien
lands,
en 
route to
Shangri-la-
or a better
life
...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, life, political,

Penthouse Blues
by Bob Quinn
This boom and bust economy
can take us to extremes,
raise interest rates one quarter point
and see who yells and screams.

Courage is required
when times get mean and...

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Burlesque | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, funny,

But Where Does This Evil Come From?
by Ashley Daly
But where does this evil come from?
Merely a hole,
It is a total privation of goodness
It is simply a lack of goodness,
An emptiness within a soul
Because...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, introspection, life, philosophy, evil,

I'm still in love with you
by Michael Chalmers
My heart bleeds from pain lusting to see you 
again countless memories is all I got left to 
treasure reminiscing and fantasizing is now 
my...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: privation, faith, imagination, life, lost



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