Returnees Poems

Returnees Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of returnees poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for returnees.

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This Time
In the face of war
Loudly our fears drum.

The lioness ready for a feast
I heard Lucifer is angry against God
Battling to get Him to His kneels.

Blood is reigning
The blood sucker awaken
In pieces the sky has fallen
The moon now a commoner  
And the...Read More
Categories: returnees, allusion, atheist, bible, christian, creation, death, evil,
Form: Blank verse


There is great relief when a tour ends
and you are processed out of the unit;
addresses exchanged and goodbyes done
all thought is about the Freedom Bird
and the long awaited flight home.

Binh Hoa the last stop in Vietnam
here transitional shock begins;
pushed into...Read More
Categories: returnees, anger, betrayal, conflict, confusion, destiny, discrimination, fate,
Form: Free verse
Nothing much happened
Nothing much happened in the north
Just that some few lips were chopped
Ears cut and owners forced to eat them
Fingers, hands and sometimes arms
Chopped with the victims put under bomb point
But nothing much really happened

Just a few hundreds or...Read More
Categories: returnees, abuse, africa, conflict, corruption, death, grief, war,
Form: Epic
Credit Crunch
Credit Crunch

So they rob the money
Ain't that Funny
Fingers in the pot
Political situation hot
Slight of hand, diversion
Laundering, pondering

Dollars devalued
Pumps run dry
Petrol prices sky high.
Weep little peasants
Learn the lies

Under employment
Over indulgence
Credit cards blaze
Fictitious accounts,
Spending craze
Bim, bam , Wham
Credit crunch

No more caviar for...Read More
Categories: returnees, business,
Form: Rhyme