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Slavery Poems | Examples of Slavery Poetry

Slavery Poems - Examples of all types of slavery poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for slavery.
Wounded whisper
Let me stay Let me relive this ecstasy Keep me in this illusion Ensnare me in your fantasy I fall on my knees In your absolution Accept my feeble offering Before my preordained execution Crawling...Read More
Categories: slavery, feelings, girlfriend, love, lust,
Form: Free verse

Spiritual prisoner
This temporal self Anchored by a pulsating vigor Distorting my limited perceptions Drawing me closer To these material pleasures Immersed in this magnetic depravity Remedied and satiated Slumbering in disorder Submerged by this banality Disillusioned and discontent...Read More
Categories: slavery, addiction, christian, faith, sin,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Total Enslavement
None are more enslaved hopelessly, than those who falsely believe that they are free....Read More
Categories: slavery,
Form: Couplet
Wounded Whisper
We have been forbearing your oppression for a long time, Your threats; placing your pistol on our foreheads for a crime; Shoving your dagger straight toward our chests, as though piercing, Watching our helpless nervousness and mockingly cheering; All...Read More
Categories: feelings, freedom, life, slavery,
Form: Rhyme
“THE CRY OF THE BLACK CAT” Darkness rise, Brightness falls AS the Black Cat cries through the night All that seems Black and White, turns to be Shadow and Light Wishes he may, Wishes he might For not a...Read More
Categories: desire, dream, racism, slavery,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Reparations Translation - DOA
aka ~ 'Where's my $1.2 million, Gov?!...Read More
Categories: slavery, money, moving on, racism,
Form: Rhyme
secrete agenda
points of interest visitors from the future bloody transgressions...Read More
Categories: betrayal, imagination, slavery, violence,
Form: Senryu
agitated mime did you miss the exodus cave biology...Read More
Categories: deep, perspective, riddle, slavery,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member BLM
So black lives matter now we say their worth now seen anew While ages past we saw the day we recognized so few. But white lives matter too they said and brown and yellow too Yet centuries of hidden bled ‘neith...Read More
Categories: slavery, anger, black african american,
Form: Sonnet
Realm of dread
Into the realm of dread I roam, where shadows loom as spirits groan. The air is thick...Read More
Categories: mental illness, slavery, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
1.Imran Khan Kay security guards say Tum logon ko Kya takleef hai? 2.Tum logon ko niazi ki bulletproof Gaari say Kya masla hai? 3.Tum logon ko bulletproof shield Kya Takleef day Raha hai? 4.Kya Punjab Police corrupt nahi Hai?? 5.Kya niazi...Read More
Categories: slavery, absence, anxiety, death of
Form: Narrative
Story of Century Of how our fathers lived in penury And the powers promoted prejudice They came with promises of paradise They turned themselves into merchandise Selling our own like stacks of rice...Read More
Categories: slavery, abuse, africa, anger, bullying,
Form: Free verse
We saw blood on the leaves Yeah! Blood filling the roots Our ancestors hanging from trees Their blood flowing out to the slave seas Chained crews taken To the cane fields Haiti toppled from the outside, see reels Shaken down to it’s...Read More
Categories: slavery, black love, discrimination, grave,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Bread of Freedom
Bread of slavery -- and liberation Bread of freedom -- and subjugation Consider the Matzo: It's flavor-less and flat ~ Jews eat it and rejoice for...Read More
Categories: freedom, joy, slavery, sorrow,
Form: Couplet
a stable genius things are seldom what they seem corporate hostage...Read More
Categories: identity, slavery,
Form: Senryu

Specific Types of Slavery Poems

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