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Society Poems | Examples of Society Poetry

Society Poems - Examples of all types of society 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 society.

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If You Want Equality
All life, should not be desperate All life, should not be manipulated All life, should not be brainwashed If you want, all life, to have quality If you want, all life, to have peace If you want, all life,...Read More
Categories: society, community, corruption, education, environment,
Form: Rhyme



Manipulated Life
Money, has not given, all life quality Money, has not given, all life peace Money, has not given, all life inspiration Money, has given, all life inequality Money, has given, all life desperation Money, has given, all life manipulation ...Read More
Categories: society, community, corruption, education, environment,
Form: Rhyme
Thought Stream
She has no face in the world, Not even a mask to cover this Scarlet letter riding her back-- How do you erase that sign But by hiding in the corners Of your mind, Blind, deaf and dumb, Climbing among the numb...Read More
Categories: society, class, dark, goodbye, pain,
Form: Rhyme
2 Mikey
Poor Mikey gave everything he had for fifteen minutes under lights (and they are expensive lights). He went down not once but twice in the same game with the same head (his only one). Rules meant to protect him from returning to...Read More
Categories: society, conflict, football, high school,
Form: Free verse
Living Dead
We're breathing But not really What's the point if your Soul has faded We're moving But at stand still Cause you aren't Turning to a new page We have empathy But do we? We'd rather record Than help...Read More
Categories: society,
Form: Free verse



Riders
Gum space frontal lobes orbital neurons cascade thoughts pure to simple...Read More
Categories: society, desire, education, magic, perspective,
Form: Haiku
Quiet desperation
Leviathan vows learned love life eventuals jailed social confines ...Read More
Categories: society, allusion, betrayal, emotions, love
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Candace
Candace taught to be a good girl Grew up in the sixties Sunday School every Sunday but one Bible belt dweller Never spoke out of turn Kept her ideas hidden Not wanting to show up the boys Who were often wrong Still she...Read More
Categories: society, character, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Know our names
I’m afraid the days are stringing together, my love I’m afraid of this hole in my chest I’m afraid of every inch of myself And when the sun’s yolk blooms fire and spills into dawn And we all carry...Read More
Categories: society, anger, anxiety, depression, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 1984 And All That
Cameras pointing everywhere, Big Brother's alive and well out there. Checked with HMS 11/15/20 "Du-O" B. Strand...Read More
Categories: books, film, society,
Form: Crystalline
Premium Member the deal
life comes without guarantee cash back, coupons or church key instruction manual or supporting cast script to follow or memory of the past existence remains filled with real pains plenty to enjoy skills to employ the act of continuation coming despite agitation producing increased adaptation which...Read More
Categories: character, humanity, philosophy, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In passing
In Passing Below, old age and loneliness, One slow step at a time, Makes her way home. Gnarled held shopping, Frail and thin, Not seeing those who bustle...Read More
Categories: sad, society, solitude,
Form: Free verse
The disease of society
We always move forward into our past, Whether it be paradoxical or oxymoronic ; Our future is only our past.......Read More
Categories: humanity, society,
Form: Free verse
ponderings of the moment
Solitude is now a trained trait It’s easier than teaching the selfish to cooperate Past the lights of yesterday I see tomorrow fade away Mundane voices talk with ease Explaining why we go to sleep Hieroglyphics carved in walls Lead the...Read More
Categories: city, environment, society, world,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Being Human
What is it that makes a feeling? Why are some words soothing? We have heard poets, in lyrical ways, describing the delights of stars or waterfalls or rainbows. They awaken in us the wonder of...Read More
Categories: society, earth, heart, humanity, life,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Society Poems

Definition | What is Society in Poetry?