Shanty Poems | Examples of Shanty Poetry

Shanty Poems. Below are examples of shanty poems. This list of poetry about SHANTY is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of shanty poems or a list of shanty poetry. These examples show what shanty poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of shanty and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
EMPTY, PLENTY Margaret Sitawa Free verse shanty, africa,
Vengance Marqese Dabbs Free verse shanty, dark, fantasy,
GREENWOOD ISLAND Charles David Sharp Lyric shanty, song,
Shades of Love Probir Gupta Free verse shanty, life, love,
Unaccompanied Paths Kofi Amed Free verse shanty, bullying, child abuse, confusion,
Contentment Dona Salapar Free verse shanty, care, dedication, deep, emotions,
Shanty Town Craig Mahler Free verse shanty, depression, heartbreak, poverty,
Beads of Sweat Probir Gupta Sonnet shanty, beauty, image, inspiration, life,
The vampire suck the blood Mohamed Manzur Bah Alliteration shanty, discrimination, hate, lost,
Premium Member Poem The Yin and Yang of Doubtful Bay harry horsman Quatrain shanty, sea,
Premium Member Poem The Dreadful Mourn Andrew Jung Rhyme shanty, history, sea, song,
Premium Member Poem The Palm-Chats of Jalousie, Haiti Cyndi MacMillan Free verse shanty, analogy, bird, humanity, life,
Gundabooka Sam john williams Lyric shanty, funny,
FOR I COULD NOT PAUSE FOR LIFE Amar Agarwala Narrative shanty, death, life,
Premium Member Poem Completely Different John Anderson Free verse shanty, change,
Premium Member Poem Beneath The Lies Shadow Hamilton Verse shanty, abuse, africa, people, political,
The Dark Glen Bo Lanier Free verse shanty, dark, heaven, love,
Hey God if u only knew me, take my advice God Dammit Dave Collins Free verse shanty, analogy, change, emotions, how
THE OLYMPICS 2016 Mike Roberts Blank verse shanty, sports,
sea shanty seeing shandy Taoi Chanan I do not know? shanty, america, bird,
The Golden Street Joan Donnelly Ellis Verse shanty, devotion, family,
Last Stop John Mudge Free verse shanty, depression,
Anne Bonny and Calico Jack Daniel Carter Narrative shanty, adventure, history, wisdom,
Even in tough times Hugo Venter Ballad shanty, joy, love, rain, snow,
Blacken the legend's shanty stuff John Beam Lyric shanty, adventure, allegory, corruption, history,
The House That Jack Built 1 Joan Donnelly Ellis Lyric shanty, growing up, home, memory,
Premium Member Poem FEW DIMES FOR A MEAL nette onclaud Rhyme shanty, food, poverty,
Premium Member Poem A View From A Window Terry O'Leary Rhyme shanty, society,
Premium Member Poem Cowboys in the Badlands John lawless Free verse shanty, culture, life,
Thieves: A Dragon, A Girl, and A Knight me Me Rhyme shanty, death,
Cast Down Chris Raines Light Poetry shanty, abuse, discrimination, inspirational, endurance,
Flozzie Shanty Mutemwa Gideon I do not know? shanty, allah, angel, beauty, first
Hey prabu, pyare prabhu Meenakshi Bhasin Free verse shanty, god, inspirational,
I love me Rozmanshah Abdullah Free verse shanty, age, love, perspective,
Premium Member Poem Written in Wasted Pity Keith Trestrail Sonnet shanty, heartbroken,
smack daddy Samuel Durant Free verse shanty, fantasy,
Premium Member Poem The Whittlers Roy Jerden Cowboy shanty, growing up, nostalgia,
On Christmas Eve Noel Villarosa Rhyme shanty, care, christmas, family, holiday,
shanty town of cicero Yolanda Jones Chant Royal shanty, cancer,
As-salam alaykum kasim ishmael Light Poetry shanty, freedom, friend, friendship, introspection,
Premium Member Poem The Box Stephen Kilmer Free verse shanty, dark, metaphor, political, prejudice,
Sea Shanty Al Parry Couplet shanty, death,
God's Loving Care Jecon B. Nadela Rhyme royal shanty, faith,
throwing the last stone Kizito Mbai Crown of Sonnets shanty, funeral,
Premium Member Poem THE THRONE Vee Bdosa I do not know? shanty, business, crazy, growing up,
MY VALENTINE for contest Victoria Anderson-Throop Rhyme shanty, love,
POETRY Response Abdul Malik Couplet shanty, parody, me,
Premium Member Poem In the Hands of the Weaver - anyi Debbie Guzzi Free verse shanty, devotion, family, history, hope,
A Sea Shanty Clay Young jr. Free verse shanty,
Freedom to lie and polish our path evenly Justin Debrosse Free verse shanty, business, dedication, education,
Premium Member Poem One Way Ships - Part 1 Terry O'Leary Rhyme shanty, lost love, stars,
Premium Member Poem Never Land Part 4 Terry O'Leary Rhyme shanty, fantasy, universe,
Premium Member Poem Epitaphs in Verse - Reflections in the Eyes of a Poet Terry O'Leary Rhyme shanty, life, universe,
Premium Member Poem Sea Shanty Michelle Mac Donald Ode shanty, dedication, faith, imagination, sea,
Premium Member Poem Gerard Sekoto, In Memorium: 1913 - 1993, Part Three T Wignesan Elegy shanty, friendship, world,
Deciphered the shanty man's worthless old un John Beam Tail-rhyme shanty, allegory, faith, mystery, on
trench town Yolanda Jones Ballad shanty, art,
marietta's eye's Yolanda Jones Ballad shanty, art,
TAKE A LEFT ON LARCENY LANE by free cee jeffry cohan Monorhyme shanty, angst, old, old,
Premium Member Poem THE THRONE Vee Bdosa Iambic Pentameter shanty, adventure, allegory, angst, black
Notes and Paper make beautiful poetry contest Sabina Nicole Rhyme shanty, inspirational, old, time, old,
Not All Opinions Are Created Equal Keith Baker Tail-rhyme shanty, angst, funny, philosophy,
The Homeless Flower Michael Benkhen Free verse shanty, nature, flower, flower,
quinze andrew delapruch Free verse shanty, lifeold, old,
The Funky Train 2 Afolabi Taiwo Free verse shanty, urbanloss, cry, loss,
Don't Follow Patches Robert Pettit Rhyme shanty, death, hope, lost love
Premium Member Poem DREAMS OF A SHANTY DWELLER harry horsman Free verse shanty, confusion,
I DON'T WANT David Byrne Free verse shanty, hope
ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE MOUNTAIN TIM KITCHEN I do not know? shanty, lifepeople, people,
White Vegas Skyy Allen I do not know? shanty, nostalgiame, me,
The Super Star Zoe Lambert Narrative shanty, life, loss, musicday,
London Time Lena Pate Couplet shanty, history, imagination, life, nostalgia,
The Smoking Room Malcolm Carr Free verse shanty, work
Count Your Blessings colin mitchell williams Free verse shanty, caregiving, faith, hope, life,
The Earth be round Judy Riley Sonnet shanty,
Take Fritz Purdum Free verse shanty, love, passionme, me,
Old Skeet Ronald Bingham Couplet shanty, dedication, devotion, faith, inspirationalold,
Premium Member Poem Fat in the Land of Plenty Woodrow Lucas Blank verse shanty, angst, black african american,
Piracy Pepper Jones Rhyme shanty, adventure, drink,
Shantytown Juliet Maruru Free verse shanty, life, people, places, sad,
Starless Night: The Art Of Giving (Rhyme Incorporated) part 1 Ernesto P. Santiago I do not know? shanty, art, friendship, funny, on
Joe Vernette Hutcherson Rhyme shanty, childhood, death, life, people,
The Weight Of Our Sins Tony Bush Verse shanty, allegory, life,
EARTHEN POT ifediora okiche I do not know? shanty, life, mystery, passion, tree,