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The Commonwealth Poems - Poems about The Commonwealth

The Commonwealth Poems - Examples of all types of poems about the commonwealth 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 the commonwealth.

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The Wanderer
... Still more a foreigner than a commoner ; only because the subject is foreign Not the language itself.... What is the commonwealth If wealth can be so uncommon, As only titillating in a dream..........Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, perspective,
Form: Free verse



New Moneychangers
...y rub a little lip balm onto your taxidermy grief These new moneychangers always speak dead air to citizens’ pain The commonwealth re-arrangers spin the vocal chords, and cuff lustful souls to the gold chains Politricking thieves......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, corruption, religious, spiritual, truth,
Form: Dramatic Verse
An Uppercut I Remember
...boxer in the United States after the English expelled him from Ireland around 1920. Fortunately, he caught on with the Commonwealth Edison Company in Chicago and worked there as a trouble-shooting electrician for almost 40 years. O......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, father son,
Form: Blank verse
My Parents Were Illegal Immigrants in the United States
...stopped fighting and emigrated from New York, this time to Chicago, where without skills or experience he was hired by the Commonwealth Edison Company. He spent 35 years there as an electrical lineman who specialized as a troubleshooter ca......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, america, immigration,
Form: Prose
Oh Virginia
...many 'Declaration' signers here As well as Presidents...heroes abound, From battles fought for Freedom we endear. The Commonwealth is full of history: From Jamestown...Williamsburg...and even Poe; Virginians' Honour and Integrity.........Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, home, symbolism,
Form: Sonnet



Susan Gilroy
...search, Along with encouraging sports games by coaching. Sue has attended every Paralympics since 2000, And at the Commonwealth Games in 2002, 2006, Won two gold medals in the Women’s EAD Singles, Where she did not panic, tense ......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, sports, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Stephanie Slater
...en, Her first competition as such was in Sheffield city, 2013, the British International Swimming Champs. So at the Commonwealth Games held in Glasgow, 2014, Stephanie won a silver for the 100m freestyle, And then in Eindhoven w......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, sports, strength, water,
Form: Blank verse
Beverley Jones
...00 metres, And at the IPC Worlds, Assen, also in 2006’s pen, Beverly set a shot put WR of a huge 10.57 metres. At the Commonwealth Games in 2006 in hilly Wales, She won the only event that she entered, sprinting, When she took bronz......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, sports, strength,
Form: Quatrain
Rhys Jones
...he got the London Paralympics call, Where he sat in the 100 and 200m glen. 2014 found Rhys compete in Glasgow, In the Commonwealth Games vital jive, Where he ran the 100m even out hoe, In 12.04 secs, taking the bronze chive. By 2......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, body, desire, destiny, health,
Form: Quatrain
Wind Eater
...e spirit run to forever and carry aloft the perfume of free You sense it not nor ponder the flight of miracles in the commonwealth of angles shall freedom range to the applause of leaves ......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, blessing, wind,
Form: Free verse
Zoe Newson
...kled, And she did come fourth as well in the event senior. But she lost out on medal position by coming fourth, At the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, In the year 2010, on the run-up to the London gorse, Then back in Cardi......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, body, dream, power, sports,
Form: Quatrain
Libby Clegg
...00m, and London Saw her win silver in the T12 100m to eclipse, Where her and her guide Mikail Huggins did gun. At the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow city, The pair ran the 100m in 12.20 seconds flat, But then she had to get a new gui......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, body, health, race, sports,
Form: Quatrain
Sarah Storey
...Sarah Storey was the first disabled athlete, In the Commonwealth Games to compete, As an English competitor, and she’s thrice, Able-bodied national track champion o......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, body, celebrity, health, race,
Form: Heroic Couplet
Inspirational Cavalry Speech
...Kill! Kill the enemy with no mercy and commence! Charge! Charge with your heart immense. Arise! Arise Men of the Commonwealth! We will approach with great stealth Let the fiery heat of the sun burn in your hearts that strong......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, world war i,
Form: Rhyme
Decision Made
...er how splendid the idea might be We'd drown in a sea of troubles That's not a choice to me Our own trade area and the commonwealth We tried all that before In more certain times, with loyal friends Then turned to Europe to level th......Read More
Categories: the commonwealth, political,
Form: Rhyme

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