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Somalia Poems - Poems about Somalia

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Premium Member A Poem For My History Teacher
...I wanted to write The best slavery poem ever written— Perhaps win a Pulitzer or Faulkner. I had every intentio......Read More
Categories: somalia, assonance, forgiveness, history, holocaust,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Irreversible Changes
...s and corals. And I witness the floods in Bangladesh, Indonesia, and East Timor, and the droughts in the United States, Somalia, and Morocco displace thousands from their homes. The world is in crisis! According to the most recent United Na......Read More
Categories: somalia, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member In My Lifetime
...walking next to black others We've had an African-American President and First Lady Senators and Congressmen from Somalia and Haiti The one drawback is this: With all of our newfound diversity It seems we're grinding our gears in......Read More
Categories: somalia, america, corruption, encouraging, freedom,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Crimson Convenant
...omised by prophesy Taken from the Thuya Tree in ancient Agidar On the shores of Socotra in the Erythrean Sea East of Somalia and south of Yemen To Become the Consecration Its facade reflected in carved mandalas Of symmetrical symb......Read More
Categories: somalia, blessing, devotion, heaven, history,
Form: Narrative
Innocent Children are the Largest Victims
...ing here and there like spikes Vacant look in the eyes Yet the body breathes and survives; Skeleton like children of Somalia, one of the African tribes. Somalia carries the most pathetic tableau in the world stage; Three fourth of its ......Read More
Categories: somalia, africa,
Form: Free verse



IN MY MINDS EYE
...laced, and brutalized In my mind's injured eye I see the ruins of Bosnia And the bloodbath in Grosny Yesterday was Somalia, today Afghanistan We all are engulfed in a bitter, unending race In my mind's tired, confused eye I see res......Read More
Categories: somalia, grief, heartbroken, pain, society,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Playing Jacks
...And played by kids like us. Jacks are played in Hawaii. Stop making all that fuss! Jacks are played in Singapore. Somalia and Zimbabwe too. Jacks are played in Trinidad. And probably Timbuktu. ......Read More
Categories: somalia, world,
Form: Rhyme
The grief of infants
... Afghanistan, Iraq,Iran Can “Democracy” be “forced” on them Somalia,Yemen,Pakistan The war on “others", rights of Man The grief of infants, war goes on Afghanistan, Iraq, Ir......Read More
Categories: somalia, africa, allegory, allusion, political,
Form: Villanelle
Voices From A Foreign Land
...rils, fumbling with unwritten lyrics of nostalgia, sickening to the ear like the bowel symphonies of hungry children in Somalia A mysteriously different kind of malaria When phantoms perverted the justice and order of fair governance A......Read More
Categories: somalia, allegory, allusion, art, atheist,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member NO GREATER INJUSTICE
...ath. Other countries that have similar laws are : Iran, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Sudan Mauritania and parts of Nigeria and Somalia according to BBC. There are currently 70 counties that criminalize same sex relations says ILGA! ......Read More
Categories: somalia, death, life, love,
Form: Epigram
tragic magic
...e glutin in putin the man now syria libya and egypt here comes pain gotta love the freedom rain clinton whispered to somalia I'll bomb hope obama said yes we can pounded syria like a mad man putin cried remembered chechnya missed the f......Read More
Categories: somalia, child abuse, feelings, pain,
Form: ABC
Premium Member flat wall experiment
...r of skin no matter their intentions or circumstance Let'em in-let'em in let everyone in from Iran to Sweden -Somalia- North Korea the mighty Russian red bear let 'em all in from Afghanistan -China and Turkey lay out the welc......Read More
Categories: somalia, freedom,
Form: Free verse
'GOING THE DISTANCE'
...seen. Time for you to go, Mo, show them what you’ve got Then we all can celebrate and do the Mobot! He was born in Somalia in nineteen eighty-three. Don’t suppose his parents knew that he’d turn out to be A middle-distance runner who......Read More
Categories: somalia, endurance, sports,
Form: Verse
Midnight roll call
...e silicon valleys “Eritrea” Went to sleep evening but has not woken up I hear he has had long traumatic dreams “Somalia” Last evening he was hijacked by sea-pirates But little is known about his whereabouts “Nigeria” Busy putt......Read More
Categories: somalia, africa, leadership, satire,
Form: Personification
War
...always be my battle plan. (This poem dedicated to my Uncle’s wife who was waiting for her husband while in war zone Somalia during “Operation Linda Nchi” by the Kenyan soldiers)......Read More
Categories: somalia, husband, i love you,
Form: Free verse

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