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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.

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It Is You My Friend
Through all my life's journeys and the ups and downs, The thing that is constant Is the friends I have found. You are very special And unique I must say I treasure your friend In all sorts of ways. Although I don't have...Read More
Categories: appreciation, friendship, inspiration, social,
Form: Rhyme

The other half of me Explains what others see But only few know that half That I choke and bleed between every laugh That there's a king behind the gaffe That there’s pain in every...Read More
Categories: deep, friendship, introspection, social,
Form: Free verse
Matter of Soul
The world of matter bents awareness and duality, pertaining to required dimensionality. The mental loss by worship sense data rigidly, quantitative measures conformity. Reforming towards natural perfection, which by some folks becomes a cruel intersection. The desperation of religious handicap, following blindly...Read More
Categories: social, 12th grade, memory, metaphor,
Form: Ballade
The kids aren’t right and it's your fault You laid down and let evil sprinkle it’s salt Leaving our futures to rot Tell me know was it worth the cost Your worthless years of senseless pleasure...Read More
Categories: deep, life, social, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No Money
one day no money a cashless society… beggars bowl empty © Harry J Horsman 2021 ...Read More
Categories: social,
Form: Senryu

I Need To Know Just What I Mean To You
I need to know today Rather than beyond tomorrow, Just what I mean to you, Whatever it may be, Is what shall make me Keep on living. I need to know today, Just how much better I ever made your days. However little it...Read More
Categories: social, depression, emo, how i
Form: Free verse
I Love You All
I love how you were my first friend Right after I came into this world. I love how you and I had fun Until the end of our little childhood. I love how you were another I’ve met, Everything was...Read More
Categories: social, appreciation, childhood, cousin, family,
Form: Free verse
All of which I hypocritically love and hate Are the greatest guilty pleasures I enjoy too late... All too often I refrain from the mediocrity of normalcy, When really all I wish is to never fade to obscurity. All...Read More
Categories: social, angst, character, growth, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poetry is Powerful
“Poetry” is a most powerful instrument: like a flute to be played. A pungent possibility like a newly created perfume used. Yet, free to all, and for all to wear, to put on this highest of solemn...Read More
Categories: social, people, poems, poetry, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Guys can be Shy
Who could imagine how many guys can be shy Handsome six-footers in knots, their tongues tied They see a pretty girl and go all wobbly in the knees Their palms clammy with sweat their...Read More
Categories: anxiety, boy, butterfly, social,
Form: Rhyme
Social Animals
“On the internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.” – Peter Steiner We need better watchdogs protecting silly sheep, falling prey to dark blogs, the fox, weasel, and creep. The trolls, so full of bull, delight in being mean. The phish will pull...Read More
Categories: animal, computer, humor, social,
Form: Rhyme
Rally, Rally around me
We are free today to speak our minds. by the sacrifice of men and women, Who died from the words they spoke. and from passion and actions, it evokes. Rally, Rally around me words, We shall win,...Read More
Categories: social, america, celebration, christian, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blind Date Misfire
oops, misfire! hello, goodbye spark fails to...Read More
Categories: humor, perspective, poetry, social,
Form: Verse
peace keepers
clad in black berets and boots all camouflaged with heavy guns their armoured jeeps in Indian file like obedient dogs they march along faces pale from the burning sun peasants tender, weak and poor gaze helpless at the peacekeepers: what begets this...Read More
Categories: conflict, hope, irony, social,
Form: Free verse
In My Latter Years
In my latter years I spend much time reflecting ( a figure- of-speech, of course; for there is little sheen left to the skin for light to beam back: and far too many wrinkles to recall a satisfying image)--but I digress: as I was...Read More
Categories: social, humanity, introspection, perspective, psychological,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Social Poems

Definition | What is Social in Poetry?