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Suppression Poems | Examples of Suppression Poetry

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

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List of Suppression Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Republican 'Sandburs' Roof Missing Rhyme suppression, love, political,
Unknown Robertina B. Free verse suppression, life, lost, metaphor, mystery,
Premium Member Poem Tim Remembers Kai Michael Neumann Free verse suppression, memory,
Premium Member Poem Passionate Attachments Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse suppression, beautiful, health, love, mystery,
Every Dragon Dreams Just Like You M. L. Kiser Tanka suppression, animal, courage, growth, introspection,
I Still Write Casaundra Baker Free verse suppression, 3rd grade, depression, desire,
Humble revolt Manas Roy Blank verse suppression, abuse, anti bullying,
Premium Member Poem Unmarked Grave - Still Alive Tim Smith Free verse suppression, books, silence,
Though A Democrat matthew harris Free verse suppression, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem Green Men Requiring Her To Smile Gabrielle Jordan Free verse suppression, gender, poems, sad, society,

Iam Buck King with Pent Tame Eater Re
by matthew harris
With Ma Lil Nude Dill

one bilabial fricative smacking
     tongue thrusting (lizard like)
     indefatigable prelapsarian
   ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, 11th grade, 12th grade,

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Righting American History
by Greg Gaul
America's had lots of heroes through the years
Helping the world overcome many fears
Humankind hasn't always been kind
Look closely at history, see what you find

Our founders...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, america, discrimination, history, immigration,

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Delivered From Demands
by Gerald Dillenbeck
My ego,
devoid of outside voices
songs and sacred dances,

Missing outdoor ecoschools 
sponsored by GreenFaith Communities
studying outside multicultural EcoFaith Cooperatives
supported by EcoVillage Guilds 
and WiseElder Councils
with health-wealth...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, caregiving, health, integrity, peace,

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Summer Plot Development
by Gerald Dillenbeck
In grade school
many of us learned about plot development
as variations on a WinLose theme--
Person v Self,
Person v Other,
Person v God/Universe/Earth/History/Evolution--

But
probably nothing about cooperative garden plot...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, caregiving, garden, health, integrity,

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BirdSong Memorials
by Gerald Dillenbeck
What is your earliest memory
of sacred birdsong voices?

How is this memory
the same and different than
your internal intimate Sacred EarthMother's Song?

Of sacred gospel and secular gossip
differentiating...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, beauty, bird, education, green,

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Message For Whites
by Greg Gaul
You're bracing for 
the hubristic lecture
it's not here

The crux:
unvarnished understanding
of how blacks see
their outlook for life

Only narrow options:
they can give in, go through
or go around...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, discrimination, drug, forgiveness, judgement,

Depression
by Christopher Goss
Depression is my only song
Transgression with poetic verse
Nonaggression where it may belong
Suppression of feelings of self worth

Days I have spent locked in my mind
Ways to...

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Lento | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, anger, angst, confusion, dark,

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A Disagreement
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Marco Rubio
reminds
marchers against automated gun violence,
their pilgrimage views
oppose
what many TrueBlue Americans
support
as Second Amendment Rights.

Why hide
your own NRA Red supported agenda
You cannot politically
and economically afford
to be...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, america, anti bullying, culture,

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GreenGame
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Playing WinLose conservative
rather than defaulting WinWin Green Liberation,
sets up the ultimate epic double-bind,
a NegativgEnergy
anti-trusting reverberation
against Earth's co-gravitation.

If I choose to Win alone
then I loosely choose...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, earth, education, green, health,

Crossroads and Roads
by john sensele
Crossroads prod roads that download and upload quads of queries
Lumped and dumped on our battered bodies by blister berries
Spiced with slices of suppression and subjugation
That...

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

You Are A Thorn, Born Deep In My Heart
by Lin Lane
Your are a thorn, born deep in my heart
   The prick that sticks me with each breath taken
A tether, whether I want to...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, pain,

A gift returned
by Etna Catania
a gift returned:

Danger

Darkness

Despair

Pain

Pressure

Cold

Death

With the touch of a thumb,
even the heart that is numb,
can feel the truth of life,
especially the one belonging to mother and wife.

Is...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, abortion, baby, christian, faith,

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Embers and Snowflakes - Red and White Emblems
by John Anderson
Embers and Snowflakes swirled and wafted, intermingling in the breeze,
when cold snap caused snow to fall 
on raging wild fire that had destroyed many homes.

Embers...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, fire, snow,

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Couples Counseling
by Gerald Dillenbeck
My early 20s Eldest Black Lives Matter Son
wears his disabling ADHD label uncomfortably,
impatiently,
like a possibly self-redeeming crown
but with unfortunate MessiahComplex thorns
as the Great WhiteMan's sacrificial...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, earth, games, health, humor,

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Songs of Suppression
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Celebratory stories of devotion to depression
are told not only in absence of light,
hiding,
but also in excess of dark,
fearing.

And yet we share an even less spoken...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, culture, depression, fear, health,

GREEN DAY yesterday
by MATTHEW harris
Billie Joe Armstrong, 
   Mike Dirnt, and Tre Cool
which trio known (the world wide web over) 
   as the band Green...

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Elegy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, absence, anger, art, career,

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Medicine and Sickness
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Medicine and sickness satisfy each other.
MotherEarth is medicine.
Where do you find yourself?
     Zen Master Yunmen
     China, 800s

Therapy...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, beauty, caregiving, earth, gospel,

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Our EarthCafe CoOp
by Gerald Dillenbeck
In one sense,
the Cafe CoOp
started as my therapeutic retirement dream.

But,
in quite another
the CoOp goes back to when I was eight,
and I thought,
assumed really,
everyone indulged in...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, business, education, games, health,

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No One Heals Alone
by Gerald Dillenbeck
All is quiet
as I exit through the Emergency Entrance
at the local hospital.

I notice a black T-shirt
with a pink ribbon logo
announcing in bold green script
"No one...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, anger, earth, fear, health,

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WHAT'S REALLY GOING ON RESPONSE
by Michael E. Harris
SO YOU THINK CHILDREN 
ARE OUT OF CONTROL.
NO NEED TO TELL ME 
I ALREADY KNOW.
CHILDREN ARE CHILDREN  
THEY'RE STARTING TO GROW.
PHYSICALLY, MENTALLY 
AND SPIRITUALLY...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: suppression, freedom, identity, image, life,