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Short Poverty Poems

Short Poverty Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Poverty by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Poverty by length and keyword.


Premium Member Headline Rhyme
NSA to collect DNA
of CPA found DOA....

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Categories: poverty,
Form: Couplet



Silent kitchen
No smoke
No food
Plenty of hunger

...

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Categories: poverty, satire,
Form: Triolet
Poverty
How to destroying a
Black family
Poverty...

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Categories: poverty, africa, america, break up, divorce, family, i
Form: Free verse
Premium Member plenty poor
Plenty poor
To make it I 
Need to be
Sure
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© cs parker  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, poverty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Far From My Desires
The life I acquired, is not the life I required....

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Categories: desire, life, poverty, race, racism,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member RM
In the heart of poverty

A wealth of talent resides....

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Categories: poverty, life
Form: Monoku
He drinks zamalek
He drinks zamalek
In the shade of 
The jacaranda tree...

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Categories: assonance, baptism, lust, money, poverty, power,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Modesty
Modesty is: not
owning even one mirror
  ~ So is poverty...

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Categories: character, poverty,
Form: Senryu
Destroy Poverty
Destroy poverty
come together investing
create employment...

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Categories: poverty, people, political,
Form: Haiku
The poor
He's poorer, who rapes 
poor apes.

Volodymyr Knyr
2014...

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Categories: animal, humorous, men, people, poverty, relationship, sexy,
Form: Couplet
Don't know who they are
Don't know who they are
Their presence smells
Like poverty...

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Categories: poverty, africa,
Form: Haiku
WHAT IS POVERTY
No need of hand wash

No need of wash hands

In poverty!...

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Categories: poverty, absence, bereavement, caregiving,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Who Are They
homeless and afraid
comfortable with recluse
a community 
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Categories: life, people, poverty,
Form: Senryu
A Rich Man?
wealthy greedy eyes
hoarding shiny diamonds
poverty of soul...

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Categories: poverty, introspection
Form: Senryu
The year of the horse
The year of the horse
Introducing the blues
The poverty line...

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Categories: poverty, analogy,
Form: Senryu
Curbside Motel
An open umbrella
    
    blankets

two sleeping transients...

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Categories: night, poverty, rain, sleep,
Form: Haiku
Color blind problems
Color blind problems.
Struggles are universal,
As is poverty....

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Categories: poverty, introspection
Form: Haiku
poor
poverty stricken
living in a cardboard box
looking for some help...

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Categories: poverty, life,
Form: Haiku
The suicide note
In his suicide note
My poverty is to blame
No one else, he wrote
...

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Categories: poverty, life, people, sad, social, sympathy,
Form: Haiku
poverty storm senryu
knocking on the door
my wallet never answers
my brain maxes out...

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© Marty King  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: poverty, storm,
Form: Senryu
Christmas Dinner
Christmas dinner — 
a meal around the table
at the soup kitchen...

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Categories: christmas, food, poverty,
Form: Senryu
The solution to poverty
If the rich people
Becomes more sympathetic
There will be no poor
...

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Categories: poverty, peace, people, social, visionary,
Form: Haiku
Poverty
POVERTY is a serious issue, but guess what "I STILL MISS YOU"!!!!!!!...

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Categories: poverty, lost love
Form: Monoku
A Prayer Interupted
I pray for you cause
I sense selfish confusion 
praying for myself...

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Categories: confusion, how i feel, pain, poverty, repetition,
Form: Haiku
Concealed
Famine, death, hunger
All concealed by illusion
Of our selfishness...

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Categories: death, poems, poverty,
Form: Senryu