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Sweatshops Poems - Poems about Sweatshops

Sweatshops Poems - Examples of all types of poems about sweatshops 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 sweatshops.

Shipwrecks
...he cut lumber yearlong tractors unearth muskets discarded by the few who held fast only to retreat to boneyards and sweatshops. The unauthorized have been censured and cancelled, mute now the people hide their souls. We took a r......Read More
Categories: sweatshops, poetry,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Inequality
...f the global populace earns two bucks a day. The underpaid, poor women, who have no gateway To education; stuck in sweatshops, they just sew One-eighty billion dollars one man has, they say. "We can't afford the taxes" all the rich......Read More
Categories: sweatshops, discrimination,
Form: Villanelle
Just Because We Invent
... It becomes more important to be wealthy than it is, to care about people to make a profit you'll build human sweatshops making people work for eighteen to twenty hours a day people sleeping on the floor because they have no......Read More
Categories: sweatshops, inspiration, international,
Form: Narrative
Child Labour
...labour he is just eleven and not in school when other children are in school the poor child labours away at the sweatshops under the watchful eyes of the masters who wield whips think, the next time you wear that gown, of child......Read More
Categories: sweatshops, abuse, africa, child abuse,
Form: Free verse
Wake Up Humanity
...and Africa are underweight for their age, And some are so malnourished, you can actually see their rib cage. Kids in sweatshops are paying the ultimate price, Just so we can wear fancy Nike merchandise. They’re digging for coltan in th......Read More
Categories: sweatshops, africa, humanity, pain, peace,
Form: Rhyme



FIRE
...Flames lick the sole of my foot Immersions of melting soot Reagents are called and are few Engaging sweatshops of New The intensifying heat Can only touch darkness seeps Three in a day they say Unbound walking around......Read More
Categories: sweatshops, earth,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Rant
...t credit borrow sorrow where the mortgage belt go to covet, to con themselves - live beyond their means. Here the sweatshops of Asia are legitimised and exploitation of trafficked slave, child, immigrant and asylum seeker for sale. ......Read More
Categories: sweatshops, introspection,
Form: Free verse
the smell
...l worked for naught, Unions got us money fine, But then, greed for cheap was thought, So the rich Hoggy went offshore, Sweatshops in Asia still, Greedy piggy he wants more, Exploit the poor he will, A hundred thousand workers came, Cheap ......Read More
Categories: sweatshops, adventure,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Irony
...Love to the USA Sweatshops in Haiti Twenty machines in row Sewing T- shirts that say I LOVE the USA 12:23 noon 7/ 6/ 2013......Read More
Categories: sweatshops, irony,
Form: Tanka
Pollution
...covered by the glam of fashion, forgetting the slave trade's used to harness it. Clothing line's forgotten due to the sweatshops used to give it it's fame. A fair exchange ends up not quite the same. It's never what you meant when it's ......Read More
Categories: sweatshops, natureme, me, time,
Form: I do not know?
Our Smoldering Factory Town
...urced seas a swollen, bailout casualty a fallow field, a dustbowl breeze While children sew our sneakers In bananna sweatshops, cheaper hands can make, children's fate wont matter, they'll dig deeper.......Read More
Categories: sweatshops, political,
Form: Rhyme