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Slum Poems - Poems about Slum

Slum Poems - Examples of all types of poems about slum to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for slum.
Premium Member SAME anymore MEDIOCRE-
...Things are not the same anymore-- People wash their hearts with mediocre Busted pieces spilled and cracked; Now a later point in time; Just like a candy-bar melting; Things won’t be ......Read More
Categories: slum, analogy, anxiety, assonance, character,
Form: Rhyme

friday afternoon
...A busy Friday afternoon Exploding plane, but not an exploding cigar, as days of fun have long since gone. The Byzantine Empire never left Russia, either that or they were incapable of keeping se......Read More
Categories: slum, age, anti bullying, child,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member More quick graveyard poetry
...Another one inspired by the graveyard which stayed on the roadside after the church and residential streets demolished. A few graves of wealthy men but the rest covered over. The area once wealthy ci......Read More
Categories: slum, art,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Walking and writing it down
...Just taking notes as I walk for the perhaps of a poem later. Fun to share real time first drafts. Walking from out of town to into town Passed a churchyard with no church Only steps remain where......Read More
Categories: slum, art,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Xmas
... "Xmas comes and goes, but if we imbibe its true spirit, hope, joy and peace, like doves, will come to nest in our hearts forever" ~ By Poet Xmas gives hope to a world so glum......Read More
Categories: slum, celebration, jesus, joy, light,
Form: Rhyme

My Town
...The town I was born into was a grit incubating slum. It was the worst of places yet had some gruff-faced high-headed days. On those few times (days that did not seek to hammer me down into t......Read More
Categories: slum, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Pray For Respect
... I strongly pray for peace and shared respect. But I'd much quite prey on the nasty scum. Who are the ones who plant seeds of reject? I strongly pray for peace and shared respect. ......Read More
Categories: slum, analogy, bereavement,
Form: Triolet
...Beware of politicians whose active manifesto Is always to speak ill of other candidates and opposition parties. They are the real problems! Beware of political goons and rumour-mongers, spin......Read More
Categories: slum, africa, corruption, life, political,
Form: Free verse
...I'm scum, yeah a bum, I live in a slum, with a head of brick scars banging, to the sound of a shotgun. There's always a scrap, where there's ever a crumb, $hit happens in this crap, will a......Read More
Categories: slum, anxiety, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member minor slum
... dark matter groovin' anti climatica drill midnight rain ether......Read More
Categories: slum, history, remember, voice, voyage,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member One
...One One gun, one pull, one death. One dream - shattered in life. One time to sacrifice. One God, one son, one idol. One John, one King, one Bob. One nation, no value on life. One moon, o......Read More
Categories: slum, anger, conflict, death, fate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Christmas Fuzz
... Little drummer boy with a rum-tum-dumb Beat out a melody in ghetto slum Fuzz drove slowly by Saw Santa in sky Consumed donuts as he fell on his bum Written 11-29-2022 Contest: a Funny Chr......Read More
Categories: slum, christmas,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member The Chair Peddler
... A man reached me at the market that day. He lifted two handcrafted seats on his head. He urged, "Won't you buy my chairs?" Today. Nobody took my chairs. All moved instead. I recal......Read More
Categories: slum, analogy, community, encouraging, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Christmas is Here Once More
... “Thanks be unto God for his unspeakable Gift.” – 2 Corinthians 9:15 Another Christmas day has come Greeted alike in city and slum The King of kings is born on Earth To offer the......Read More
Categories: slum, celebration, cheer up, christmas,
Form: Free verse
Mind Bruises
...I will tell you a sorrowful tale of an ancient time when the turning years carved grooves into vinyl, a time that changed everything and nothing. He was a lad, a stripling, knobble kneed and roug......Read More
Categories: slum, poetry,
Form: Free verse

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