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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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Premium Member Poem Inspiration From Marlee Bee Caren Krutsinger Prose Poetry societal, inspiration, inspirational,
Premium Member Poem Turn Off the Alarm Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Verse societal, allusion, imagery, truth, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem Tribalism Thoughts Freddie Robinson Jr. Dramatic Verse societal, religious, spiritual, truth, wisdom,
A FADING QUEEN John Arribas Rhyme societal, analogy, celebrity, cinderella, heartbreak,
Premium Member Poem Evolution Rhoda Monihan Rhyme societal, animal, beautiful, change, cool,
MISTERY MISTRESSED MOSES KISIANG'ANI MAKHAKHA Free verse societal, abuse, community, conflict, prejudice,
King of the Dogs Liam Mercury Starks Rhyme societal, angst, city, culture, environment,
Premium Member Poem Born On Third Base Greg Gaul Couplet societal, america, baseball, class, culture,
Premium Member Poem Disability, Illness and Fundamentalism Rhoda Monihan Rhyme societal, atheist, cancer, health, prayer,
GHANA IS SICK Anderson Walkingshoes Dramatic Verse 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,

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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,

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We The People
by Ralph Sergi
 Are We The People?

Our Constitution is a fact
For many years it’s been intact
Amendment two our favorite one
To speak with freedom barring none
An independence to...

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

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Will it Matter
by Sian St. John
Will it Matter

Will it bring back a life?
limbs of youth that ran and embraced
to say,
it mattered?
Trayvon Martin

Can we move our hands without being 
seen as...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, death, humanity, life, race,

March Against The Rule of Guns
by john sensele
March against the rule of guns
March in favour of human life in tonnes
Inscribed in the Book of Life
Although lobbyists promote societal strife. 

March against the...

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

Otherwise it's a burden
by faysunKle fay's unKle
She, life, is for living her, 
not for thinking her,
you have to forget yourself,
gliding in personal and 
societal  avenues, 
acting and reacting 
attracting and...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, life,

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Where Is The Anger
by Emile Pinet
Where is the anger!...the rage!...and the courage, I expected to see?
Why is everyone so complacent? 
Evangelical Christians have endorsed a cheat, a liar, a bigot,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, angst, anxiety, betrayal, emotions,

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THE FUTURE OF ECOLOGY
by Line Gauthier


Flagrantly taking all for granted
Stone cold disregard and disrespect
No conscience or appreciation 
No sense of responsibility
Unable to experience awe
No respect for life in all its...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: societal, anger, earth, environment, fate,