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Societal Poems | Examples of Societal Poetry

Societal Poems. Below are examples of poems about societal. This list of poetry about societal is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of societal poetry. This list of works about societal is a great resource for examples of societal poems and show how to write poems about societal. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Societal Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Splat Splatter Freddie Robinson Jr. Elegy societal, dark, death, perspective, truth,
Conflicting Societal Mixed Messages 1 matthew harris Free verse societal, 11th grade, 9th grade,
Conflicting Societal Mixed Messages 2 matthew harris Free verse societal, 12th grade, america, child,
Year 3000 Christen Foster Free verse societal, adventure, age, appreciation, dedication,
The Battle of Depression K.S. LAKSHMI Free verse societal, depression, emotions, fate, hurt,
Premium Member Poem Remembering Mrs Sully Caren Krutsinger Free verse societal, character, hilarious,
Premium Member Poem Inspiration From Marlee Bee Caren Krutsinger Prose Poetry societal, inspiration, inspirational,
Turn Off the Alarm Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Verse societal, allusion, imagery, truth, wisdom,
Tribalism Thoughts Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Verse societal, religious, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
A FADING QUEEN John Arribas Rhyme societal, analogy, celebrity, cinderella, heartbreak,

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Evolution
by Rhoda Monihan
Evolution Not God

It is the case that there is no God,
He does not exist, he is not the one,
He is not there, he’s not everyone’s...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, animal, beautiful, change, cool,

MISTERY MISTRESSED
by MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA
Mister to mistress, down from helm
Read that face, the –ess before
Perhaps a freedom, attached for them
Elevated men form, -ess borrowed for
Names so matter, from less...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, abuse, community, conflict, prejudice,

King of the Dogs
by Liam Mercury Starks
Asphalt pours into road under melting rubber tires-
A horse with ribs like bars on a prison cell walks lazily under the suns oppression. 
Many people...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, angst, city, culture, environment,

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Born On Third Base
by Greg Gaul
"Take me out to the ball game"
that anthem of great fame,
one lyric is clearly off track-
"I don't care if I ever get back".

It's the only...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, america, baseball, class, culture,

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Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism
by Rhoda Monihan
Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism

My brother died of Cystic Fibrosis, 
When I was twelve and he fourteen, 
It took away his ambitions, 
To study at Oxford...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, atheist, cancer, health, prayer,

GHANA IS SICK
by Anderson Walkingshoes
We belong to ourselves on primary agenda,
The voice of our homeland Ghana bitterly expresses her feelings over failing governments.
Governments that come to serve our land...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, anger,

No Room For Gallows Humor
by matthew harris
Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain
both beloved affluential cognoscenti,
     (took their life via cerebral hypoxia)
     neither death can...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, 10th grade, 12th grade,

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Now I am a Poet
by Kai Michael Neumann
Letter to a novice poet:

(What modern poetry is for me)

Welcome to the family of budding poets, who pen passion and
meaning or anything life holds for...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, adventure, courage, inspirational,

THE DELICATE WAIL
by MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA
When I stare at Bomba, coughing aloud outside
When Mwami and family, chewed swallowing thunderously
He glares most in somber, so as to get a guide
How to...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, poverty, pride,

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Reality Check
by Richard Lamoureux
You were placed on the planet 
to write rhymes
but to many times 
people tried to fit you
in between their lines  
Their prefect pairings
not caring...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, appreciation, courage, god, relationship,

To our mothers and mothers to be
by faysunKle fay's unKle
To our mothers  and mothers to be.

Highly appraised
all-embracing Mother woman,
lavish home web of ours,
Bear us
earth and sky of the known.
Meet your aspect
plethoric presence
in the...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, appreciation, celebration, daughter, dedication,

Evil's No More Comedy
by Mugisho Theophile

Today, I climbed a high mountain.
Mountain where I shout my disapproval.
Disapproval of today’s social illnesses.
Illnesses shattering the life on earth.
Earth, our valuable mother.

Our kind mother’s...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, evil,

The Cranium and Premium of Injustice
by john sensele
Take society’s attitude
Towards indifference as given
Although women abhor gratitude
For societal foibles forgiven

In the face of the Christian faith
That burns within a woman’s soul
When Providence breath
Scores...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, poems,

Wrong Thugs and Harmony
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Ganksta fools
coming at you incorrect
like thugs

Political dull tools:
Criminal IQ fakers
showing total disrespect — 
Tick-tock bugs

Clock benders of societal rules,
indecent lawmakers
Cut the bogus tax check ...
Pinocchio...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, hip hop, political, symbolism,

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The Black Hunger
by Probir Gupta
Two vagabonds
With a dozen of dogs
Around the half eaten bread

A boy and a girl 
With the school bag and pink smile
The beggar boy and the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, confidence, conflict,

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Tell them we care
by Vijay Pandit
Killing occurs in front of kids on crowded streets
When every conflict ends in senseless violence
And fear takes stage as death becomes routine
Looking for a meaning...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, perspective, social, society, violence,

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Pandemically Pacified
by Winged Warrior


You can keep your suicidal suit wardrobe wars...drawers of destruction
In your consumption of insubordinate illusions...intrusions of insanity
~~~
You can keep your vanity and desired disease...appease the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, conflict, corruption, society,

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Overdrive
by Maureen McGreavy

How pedestrian of you
not to think
outside your box

I understand
sketchy neighbourhood
being too afraid to stop

I don't mean to be insulting

pedestrian has more meanings
but not one of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, anger, anti bullying, car,

Learn to Live for One Another
by Subimal Sinha-Roy

LEARN TO LIVE FOR ONE ANOTHER

Simple are the laws of pristine nature
Flowers bloom, birds sing in simple manner
Homo sapiens didn’t foresee mind of future
How complex...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, inspirational, life, society,

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War of the Words
by Gershon Wolf
Today there's a War of the Words going on
  Today there's a War of the Words.

It's taking place all over this beautiful land of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, change, how i feel,