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Violence Poems | Examples of Violence Poetry

Violence Poems. Below are examples of poems about violence. This list of violence poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of violence poetry. This list of works about violence is an excellent resource for examples on how to write violence poems.

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List of Violence Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Hammered Metal Poetry Sheer Terror Free verse violence, conflict, imagery, poetry, power,
Premium Member Poem Hurricane Michael Mark Toney Haiku violence, fear, natural disasters, october,
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Premium Member Poem Redemption PAT Adams Quatrain violence, conflict, fantasy, judgement, storm,
Possums Matthew Morton Free verse violence, conflict, fate, pride, society,
Premium Member Poem Climate Philosophy Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse violence, abuse, bullying, conflict, corruption,
Awake Saquib Salim Carpe Diem violence, absence, anxiety, deep, depression,
Premium Member Poem Gomorrah Toys Freddie Robinson Jr. Alliteration truth, violence, war, wisdom,
Violence Rachel Schlichting Cinquain humanity, violence,
My Opposite league Isor Chand Rhyme violence, anger, betrayal, evil, friend,
Organ Grinder Brianna Hobson Free verse violence, abuse, body, gothic, horror,

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THE HIGH NOTE
by Kim Rodrigues
The fat lady, lips in shape of par excellence “O.” The viking hat makes her taller and more ominous. Faces flicker like torches in the...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, violence,

War
by Rhyn Muller
Drifting through the untouchable plains
Dead men's souls, so many pains
It stings to see the world alight 
"Here take a gun, come join the fight" 

I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, cry, emotions, heart, men,

Doubt
by Babafemi Yinka Olubodun
A viral plague, it is. 
Dishonesty; a sweet epidemy, 
which all has its' take, 
upon the soul of all. 
Never, looking at upheaval,yet, 
sight-seeking for...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, bereavement, corruption, fantasy, imagery,

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Changing Systems
by Gerald Dillenbeck
I'm reading this book called
"Systems Thinking for Social Change"
by David Strom.

Although this is not his paradigm of systemic choice,
He talks about WinWin strategizing
for optimal outcomes
Rather...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, change, earth, health, peace,

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DIARY NOTES: Another Day sets in Paris
by T Wignesan
DIARY NOTES : Mad-House Maths

March 30th., 2018 - Another day sets in Paris

The home-bound Octogenarian trundles from the Mall's town centre
Back laden with the day's...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, abuse, french, inspirational, judgement,

Family law
by Frankii Fame
Immaturity comes from lack of knowledge
That this sheltered woman was raised by
To not speak up against the man's ways
Lest to be served as an example
Made...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, abuse, bullying, child abuse,

The Gunslinger
by Charlie Baker
The Gunslinger 

There once was a honest man, a man of iron and steel
Vengeance filled his heart, a lust for blood so surreal
No one knows...

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Ballad | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sad, violence,

A Legacy of Jealousy
by Debjani Mitra
An aching head splits in hatred. 
Heart torments frustrated. 
Mouth foams ...poison provoke. 
Eyes reek .. fire and smoke.

Oh! No one's out here jealous. 
Ugly,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, anger, conflict, desire, emotions,

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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LXII and LXIII
by T Wignesan
IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LXII - LXIII

			LXII

If ever I had a country with streets under graffiti
And if ever I were the Minister...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, car, corruption, french, kindergarten,

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Circles
by Andrew Travis
Forged in fire, born and bred
Like a lion in their heads
Open hand made fist by culture
Circles of violence upon well-worn treads

Prospering, only crows and vultures
Pick...

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Rubaiyat | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allegory, power, red, violence,

Evil Hides in Sight
by M. L. Kiser
Evil hides behind a suit; perfectly dressed and coiffed it’s a pretty display that covers much rot.  Its hate and greed are obvious reads...

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Haibun | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, conflict, dark, evil, fear,

Modern Haiku
by Muzahidul Reza
No good food, water,
Fresh environment, feelings
But weapons all kinds.
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, abuse, conflict, confusion, corruption,

The horned helmet of the dawn
by Serge Lyrewing
The horned helmet of the dawn has met my sight
They’re shouting loudly, that I’m wrong – I’m right
The sky is putting on the armour of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, adventure, anger, metaphor, power,

Belly
by Brianna Hobson
Hopeless butterflies,
there's a fluttering inside
Cut myself open 
...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, butterfly, crush, emotions, horror,

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Jarheads in a Pickle
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

War ain’t a kosher thing
The killing of innocent human beings
was never FDA approved
(From Da Almighty)

Ebenezer fiscals’ hands be closed tighty
	to the citizen poor
But they openly...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: soldier, truth, violence, war,

This August 26th 2018 rendition part i
by matthew harris
This August 26th , 2018 rendition 
regarding previous literary endeavor
Wick End Up Date, Snippet Sans... 
...The Deadly Scourge   
...One Obsessive/Compulsive Disorder

(Never abating infiltrating...

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Dramatic Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, 11th grade, 9th grade,

Mollusk
by Brianna Hobson
I was five when you started to notice
I loved the extra attention
I was foolish mollusk.
I was a child
Sticking to shells of coercion.

You were twelve and...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, abuse, child abuse, childhood,

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Dysfunction for Dinner
by CayCay Jennings


Mother asked her big brother to pass the sugar;

big brother ruined it by splashing on liquor;

father rued spilt liquor by throwing his jigger

that hit sister...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence, conflict, confusion, family, silly,

shamus
by colin heavingham
cruising in a water with pike
a surface full of floats 
part of the scheme of things 
searching for truths or lies 
which side to sit...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: violence,

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Velociraptor Victims
by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Here are the French Connection facts,
Monsieurs and Madames
No need for reverse English translation,
Ladies and Gentlemen

Step carefully ... 
You’re now at the yellow tape border of...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: allegory, imagery, urban, violence,