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Violence Poems | Examples of Violence Poetry

Violence Poems - Examples of all types of violence poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for violence.
My Inside Voice
It shook me awake this morning, screaming obscenities Blaming me for a little white lie I told when I was five Before bedtime, we reverently spoke prayerful entreaties In those wee hours, our alliance suddenly took a nosedive It...Read More
Categories: violence, anxiety, childhood, depression, mental
Form: Rhyme

What would happen if god was on fire?
What would happen if god was on fire? I wouldn’t piss on god if he was on fire; I would beat him with a rod until he’s put out. If that’s what teaches children not to play...Read More
Categories: violence, abortion, atheist, baby, christian,
Form: Free verse
In shadows cast by promises, they stood, A pact of hearts, in solidarity, they would. With whispered vows, they faced the black, Together they'd journey, never looking back. Through trials and tribulations, they did endure, Their friendship, a beacon, unwavering...Read More
Categories: violence, betrayal, change, conflict, depression,
Form: Free verse
Script Zoom zoom goes the car with drug dealers Being chased by the cops in a spotted deal The exchange was spotted by the police Who gave chase six shooters drawn Firing at the fleeing BMW that sped away Bullets zinged...Read More
Categories: corruption, satire, violence,
Form: Free verse
Shadows In Our Eyes
Shadows in the eyes, my eyes, their eyes All with hooded masks of intention All with the same contradictions I forgot to mention The shade covers up and blind's reality All without the laws of commonality All with a different personality I...Read More
Categories: dark, deep, evil, violence,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Powder Keg
To see one is rare but to buy one is obscene. A tall snob. She casts frowns from under her gables. He, the new owner, is in the cellar to clean Dusting and throwing out boxes without labels. Can...Read More
Categories: violence, gothic, halloween, horror, house,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Vampire
Vampire, out for no good. Vile-a stake made of wood, Victory over you. Violent, that’s you too. Villainous to nice folk. Very bad, nasty bloke. Vexing, should end in smoke. ...Read More
Categories: violence,
Form: Pleiades
Premium Member Sobriquet - Naivete
Snared for an errant tweet Never thought to be discreet Escorted by a kick to the seat Hope fell to grieve at his feet ...Read More
Categories: evil, innocence, international, violence,
Form: Monorhyme
Premium Member Saying Goodbye
Saying Goodbye I am bad about saying goodbye. I hate doing it. I don't want to do that, at all, ever! It makes my heart heavy, my legs get stiff, and my arms hang at my sides......Read More
Categories: violence, adventure, forgiveness, friendship, funeral,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THIN LINE BLUE
THIN LINE BLUE Sworn to serve and to protect, the dedicated few, We are the ones who...Read More
Categories: violence, anger, conflict, courage, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Betraying And Sabotaging Haiti
Everybody desires something from our beloved Haiti. Everybody is stealing from our embattled country. The same individuals or goons, who are complaining, Are the ones conniving, backstabbing and sabotaging, The proverbial verbiage is that Haiti is poor/ destitute. Our haters...Read More
Categories: violence, corruption, desire, discrimination, evil,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Light Vs Dark
Light and dark are only contrasts for those overly pinned to eyes – like a donkey tail, stuck at the thighs, a backside its entire existence Sun may daily rise though a cold heart would never know warmth...Read More
Categories: violence, fear, hate, humanity, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Second Plane Has Hit
. The Second Plane Has Hit It’s a confirming statement Nobody saw the first plane There is a puncture in wall A visible cut out of a plane But where is that plane ? Did it penetrate ...Read More
Categories: confusion, history, violence,
Form: Concrete
A wonder why? What was the reason? Beyond any reasoning Remembrance of 9/11/2001 A day that was like yesterday, but unexpected A past with the skies clear, sunny and true Warning was on call with surprise The former Twin Towers were attached Two...Read More
Categories: violence, america, arabic, bereavement, care,
Form: Free verse
Pinkie Promise
The sticky summer heat lingered on my skin, Much like your hand on my leg. As my feet swung back and forth, I tried Not to look at you. My twin size bed couldn't fit the both of us,...Read More
Categories: child, child abuse, violence,
Form: Free verse

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