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Tough Poems - Poems about Tough

Tough Poems - Examples of all types of poems about tough 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 tough.
Trawl tale of a fictitious seaman told to ye
...While on the topic of blood kith and kin, I relate another fabricated poem about blimey bloke of a fisherman. Trawl tale of a fictitious seaman told to ye... Courtesy webbed whirled wid......Read More
Categories: tough, 8th grade, adventure, animal,
Form: Rhyme

I want Her
...I wonder if there is even a clue in her mind Or is she just in denial Maybe I should be straight forward and tell her how I feel Although I know she is not healed From her past I don't think I ......Read More
Categories: tough, best friend, blessing, courage,
Form: Rhyme
...How would it be if all the versions of your imperfect self, you did not abandon, but kept out of compassion and love of all tapped-out mutts. They are faithful in their own sketchy way and yo......Read More
Categories: tough, poetry,
Form: Free verse
...She came from where earth looks up farthest to the sky But the brightest flame of hope in her heart would never die Like a wiry sparrow trying to brave a hurricane She was taught to endure the ......Read More
Categories: tough, courage,
Form: Rhyme
A Farmer's Plight
...A Farmer’s Plight The field is ready The work is done Toiling in the soil Under the sun. We wait now for the monsoon rain To end our hunger and our pain. Loans, in part will be paid When we ......Read More
Categories: tough, animal, girl, sad,
Form: Ballad

Winnowing Winds
...No winds are winnowing enough To put a quill back in the hands of the dead poet Or the confidence back in the trachea Of the strangled speaker In me Because no words are as vile As no words a......Read More
Categories: tough, hate, heartbroken, hope, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
The Freedom Song
...Britain thought that they were tough- told us what to speak, pay your taxes and shut up- just how it shall be. Born in the woods, for our families trained to fight, not pushed around, farmer......Read More
Categories: tough, america, appreciation, freedom, history,
Form: Rhyme
...Maybe, speaking out failed so I chose silence Maybe, peace didn't seem to be an option so I chose violence Maybe I don't sleep because all I hear is sirens Maybe I'm careful with because I have b......Read More
Categories: tough, allusion,
Form: Free verse
Going Somewhere
...Every time it feels as if I am going somewhere it turns out that I am not going anywhere, every time I plan to go somewhere, you change into another gear. I sort of understand the game but everything......Read More
Categories: tough, business, community, earth, education,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tough Farewell
... Your farewell triggered a hustle of snow Hiding the bare loneliness inside me North breeze does amorous or humid blow Your farewell triggered a hustle of snow It appears empty wit......Read More
Categories: tough, analogy, anxiety, farewell,
Form: Triolet
Enigmatic Love
...His voice is as fresh as the morning air, of his existence, every bone in my body is aware. His face is as mysterious as a book with no cover, oh how lucky I am, to have him as my lover. His ......Read More
Categories: tough, anxiety, boyfriend, cute love,
Form: Free verse
Life's Lessings
...Author Dana Redricks May 31, 2023 Life has taught me many lessons, some moments of bliss, but some of depressions; Each day a new challenge, each day a new test, but I count my blessings and stri......Read More
Categories: tough, christian, confidence, deep, encouraging,
Form: Free verse
Have You Seen This Serial Killer
...A figure haunting, darkness is revealed. The serial killer roams the silent night, In search of prey, a deadly, chilling sight. A mask of normalcy, a facade so clever, Camouflaging evil, deceiv......Read More
Categories: tough, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
Am apology to all the messed up kids
...To all the kids that had it rough That when you were behind your home's walls, things got tough Hearing your parent's screams bounce off the walls. Listening through the cracks, their spiteful w......Read More
Categories: tough, child, child abuse, childhood,
Form: Rhyme
Fears of an end
... The taut rope is tightening, Fears of an end heightening; No hope of it loosening: The craziest reasoning… Yes, helping hands slackening, A quite bright day darkening; Now, a sight quite s......Read More
Categories: tough, cry, death, fear, political,
Form: Rhyme

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