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Social Poems | Examples of Social Poetry

Social Poems - Examples of all types of social 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 social.
Why Did You Make Her Slave
A newly born baby Was blinking her eyes Tried to understand What was going on there Mystery made him sleepy He cried hard and fall asleep. Strange men strange talk Perhaps perfect in their task Were going to perform duty They suggested few...Read More
Categories: social, children, destiny, humanity, new
Form: Free verse

Say Again
I can hear the voice But can’t make out the speaking. Just so much for words. (Nov 2021)...Read More
Categories: self, social, spoken word,
Form: Haiku
fury for the masses V
Weapons of mass fury Locked and loaded watching the media Snow falling on tombstones Blinding the world fury for the masses raise our glasses pour the wine Lets toast the insane in the consciousness of the sublime...Read More
Categories: social, adventure, allegory, allusion, anger,
Form: Free verse
They promised ...Read More
Categories: social, allusion, analogy, celebration, games,
Form: Free verse
Hotel motel
lobbies pink marble extravagant complexions emcee satsuma...Read More
Categories: fruit, home, social,
Form: Haiku

Premium Member On the Road Hiku
gift of one’s soul poor poet such wealth time to hit the road reflection dew drop prism spider weaves lazy river silvery moon image time left behind headstone Entered William Kekaula's Hiku contest 18/11/2021 ...Read More
Categories: social,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member 31st Time I'm 39
I'm a social guy who used to be shy I talk so much, I put my tongue on a diet hard to believe that I used to be quiet I got so darned fat ...Read More
Categories: age, perspective, silence, social,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Band of Brothers- 1968
Not a stir of air, not a movement of grass or bush, This night is as still as the death that stalks the unsuspecting. That creeper of the shadows, the face that only takes on features ...Read More
Categories: death, social, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Social Media Jail
Sitting in social media jail, context lost in a word cocktail; Oh society what fools, letting A.I change the rules; No regard for nuance epic fail; Dying art of the conversation tech destroyed the definition;...Read More
Categories: computer, social, society,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Forsaken
Pallor of a country worn The woodshed all forsaken With God our freedoms were assured By governments we're taken...Read More
Categories: future, social,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shout it to the voids
Americans are haters, lovers of dirty air and water Americans deserve disdain as their reward Americans are lovers of God, family and guns Yell it to the mountains, sun, moon and stars Puff up and shout it...Read More
Categories: social, corruption, feelings, humanity, political,
Form: Prose
Social Media
Tell me, which is the winner, pen or sword? Soldier or poet, who should we applaud? Debates may rage over the rule of things, By foolish governments or noble kings, And still the people wonder what is best, What suits...Read More
Categories: social, anti bullying, funny, humor,
Form: Light Verse
Bears Around Me
Most around me are bears When I cuddle them without Knowing them as bears They are Teddy Bears I see their faults Know they are bears And tried to teach when I could not bear But, they pounce at me Being Wild Bears Lions...Read More
Categories: social, betrayal, how i feel,
Form: Nonet
Out of work and no hors d'oeuvre
Don't expect an hors d'ouervre when you're out of work, mate! Blame that on politics or blame it on your fate. However much you mutter, from now on it's bread and butter. Just pretend you're on a diet. You'll be...Read More
Categories: food, jobs, social,
Form: Burlesque
The Perfectionist
Chosen to be a perfectionist all things in order not out of order the pantry is orderly the shelves are amazing the dishes are placed neatly arranged with a homemade cake perfectly amongst the race clean clean clean away no time wasted, non-worried faces this...Read More
Categories: social, change, food, goodbye, holiday,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Social Poems

Definition | What is Social in Poetry?