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Squalor Poems - Poems about Squalor

Squalor Poems - Examples of all types of poems about squalor to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for squalor.
...There we were - Alf and I - Pharaohs, surveying those white pyramids - Nests of ibis - ovulating - Opera. Across the bridge we danced, Swaying o'er the waves below - Spectred lovers on a ph......Read More
Categories: squalor, absence, abuse, addiction, angst,
Form: Alliteration

Premium Member Echoes of a Silent Night: The Christmas Miracle of 1914
...In a hellish nightmare pit, soldiers stand... Along the Western Front's cruel, jagged land, Where blood and tears paint the earth's sad lore, They mourn their fallen with bitter taste, hearts torn......Read More
Categories: squalor, christmas, friendship, hope, love,
Form: Narrative
Attention of the Center
...I want to be God Just as I was meant I wanna be loved In and out of the tent I want to be praised All throughout the world Want to be adored By the loveliest girl And just as the world ......Read More
Categories: squalor, god, good friday, introspection,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Where Do All the Colours Go
...blues and greens, gently trickle out of the day night's henchmen, shadows gather on corners demise looms in leaking squalor, exsanguinate remorseless swelling of silhouettes, cardboard cutout sce......Read More
Categories: squalor, color, dark, day, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Poets Are Dead
...On days I read… O dread The poets are dead! A taste of bitter A tatterdemalion squalor A thread that dangles in black death in the abyss The art is lost ......Read More
Categories: squalor, writing,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Fragile Awareness
...Rudimentary beings long for scope and meaning. Amort craves instant healing and ambrosian appease, To avoid existence gone in a flash with no intervening, But trading morals for cash r......Read More
Categories: squalor, analogy, appreciation, character, cheer
Form: Pantoum
Magic Twist
...The offer to have and to hold can never be withdrawn. All that one really possesses is their life. Obviously it couldn’t go from bad to worse, but it did. He made no attempt to deploy ......Read More
Categories: squalor, dark, death, magic,
Form: Free verse
Inxs of Poison From Iron Maiden Scorpion Mamma and Ac Dc Charged Aries Papa
...Inxs of poison from iron maiden scorpion mamma and ac/dc charged aries papa Although gainfully unemployed (fate now finds me receiving social security disability – for approximately the la......Read More
Categories: squalor, 12th grade, abuse, anger,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Summoning Light
...over occupied world bewildering hodge-podge of people pushing stress where it ought not to be in the slim rays of late day in the splattered mess of guttered streets a homeless man asks for a ......Read More
Categories: squalor, care, city, light, poverty,
Form: Free verse
Lord God, You Are My Mighty Valiant Deliverer
...April 5 Relationship to God Bible Meditations Based on 2Kings 5-8 Key Verse –2Kings 5:1 Now Naaman, captain of the host of the king of Syria, was a great man with his master, and honourable, b......Read More
Categories: squalor, blessing, christian, faith, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Petals of Imperfection
...The tiniest flecks of darker color flourish me with vibrant intensity; Pulling from abundance and from squalor they merge together reviving beauty; With the deepest of roots I grow stronger un......Read More
Categories: squalor, color, emotions, feelings, flower,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member Gateway Town
...Gateway town, Mississippi and Missouri river flooding confluence, with its celebration of manifest destiny, its looming, iconic archway. Stainless westward marker, its culture flowed southward for ......Read More
Categories: squalor, allusion, city, class, longing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Preterition Or Lack of Charity
...(Preterition = the act of passing by or over; omission; disregard, in this case, charity) Who can accuse him of lacking charity? He felt the rain, cold and dank, too many people ......Read More
Categories: squalor, betrayal, death, discrimination, poverty,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Tale of Billy the Kid
...William Bonny AKA Billy The Kid A Tale Of Billy The Kid By Robert Gorelick “Quien esta?” Bang! It’s over, you’re a legend now, Billy. Born in Hell’s Kitchen in ramshackle con......Read More
Categories: squalor, character, death,
Form: Metrical Tale
New Year's Eve 2022
...New Year's Eve 2022 Yours truly riddled with social anxiety, hence (billy me) he will idle away December 31st, 2022 sequestered (with the missus) hunkered down in his mancave while madding ......Read More
Categories: squalor, adventure, celebration, dance, december,
Form: Free verse

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