Violence Poems | Examples of Violence Poetry

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Guns and Words
by Safa Faruque
smoke and mist hang above sharp city lights
holding up signs, protesting for their rights
their hearts encased in an armor of steel
their fear, they hide, but...

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Categories: violence,
The Saturday Doemestic
by Paul Warren
The neighbours heard the loud voices and the furniture being broken
It was something that went on with words unspoken
But that Saturday afternoon was different
More than...

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Categories: character, deep, emotions, horror, violence,
The ugly pen
by Alex Duffy
The good guy got ridiculed and bullied so he created a pen that's evil
I'm no longer trusting smiling faces because they beat you, cheat you,...

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Categories: baby, death, lost love, violence,
Premium MemberTreyvon Anthony Favors To My Son Who Passed
by Brenda Chiri
Two hearts came together to beat as one.
Real love that overflowed producing a son.
Every fathers dream, every mothers joy.
Years spent wishing for a precious boy.
Vulnerable...

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Categories: abortion, baby, christian, faith, violence,
A gift returned
by Etna Catania
a gift returned:

Danger

Darkness

Despair

Pain

Pressure

Cold

Death

With the touch of a thumb,
even the heart that is numb,
can feel the truth of life,
especially the one belonging to mother and wife.

Is...

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Categories: anger, angst, bereavement, love, violence,
The Confederates of Evil
by Robert Liam McCallum
Long ago, upon one grey and bleak November
That I shall forevermore remember,
I’d heard that my beautiful belov’d was untrue;
Then the rages of despair and anguish...

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Categories: animal, humor, insect, murder, violence, word play,
Kill a Man, Jaro
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Jaro was a killer
He bonked me on the head
He laughed and laughed
"You're dead, you're dead!"
Is what the killer Jaro said.

But I jumped up and kicked...

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Categories: betrayal, dark, dedication, hate, violence,
Lure me
by Adhyatmika Tripathi
Is this love real?
Or is it just a sin?
Is this agony just for me?
Why do i see that ghastly grin?

You cast a spell on me,
I...

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Categories: humor, language, metaphor, violence,
V FOR VICTORY
by Terry Reeves
A lady friend of mine inadvertently substituted
the letter 'v' occasionally for the correct spelling,
suddenly the word 'nape' became 'vape' which at least
I found less predictable...

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Categories: anger, cry, death, depression, violence,
Nightmare on an endless loop
by Elizabeth Duran
Who’s is that hat lying sideways on the ground?
What about the bloody shoe with nothing else around?
The ominous absence of the crowds that usually roam,
Stepping...

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Categories: evil, faith, family, father violence,
For Honor, Part IV
by David Welch
IV.
Boyce arrived and stared in disbelief
At the bloody and violent scene.
“Guess restraining orders didn’t work!
said Carter,"Luckily, she learned from a marine.”

Carter turned then the Deputy...

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Categories: evil, faith, family, father violence,
For Honor, Part III
by David Welch
III.
It was three days later fate arrived,
when the two were eating breakfast.
An old van pulled up towards the house,
“Come on out!’Selim cried in a rasp.

They...

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Categories: evil, faith, family, father violence,
For Honor, Part II
by David Welch
II.
They had a small ranch wedding,
a few friends saw him kiss his wife,
then settled into the daily routines
of a comfortable, working-ranch life.

Sepidah stopped with the...

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Categories: evil, faith, family, father violence,
For Honor, Part I
by David Welch
I.
Carter Gray was a retired marine,
who’d done two tours in Afghanistan,
discharged at thirty, he moved to Utah
to raise cattle on a big spread of land.

He’d...

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Categories: africa, america, anger, appreciation, violence, world,
18 The All-Time Greatest Great Britain
by Nick Trim
This small island civilization.
Its empire was the largest creation
with the widest trade connection.
There are mixed views of our colonization.

Many modern countries exist because of the...

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Categories: betrayal, dark, drug, heaven, violence,
My hell is more beautiful than my heaven
by Evan no
Falling from the sky,
Screaming from the pearly gates,
"I shall return!"
The bus pulls up,
The Zodiac Killer is driving,
James Dean is in shotgun.
Elvis looks at me and...

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Categories: violence, woman, women,
One More Step
by Sanika Prabhu
<“One more step, one more step,
You’re almost home.”
I tell myself 
As I walk back alone

“One more step, one more step,
You can make it.”
The people I...

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Categories: caregiving, humor, integrity, mental violence,
Premium MemberEpic Paranoia
by Gerald Dillenbeck
I wonder if this is an Elder RightBrain epidemic, 
this confusion of NRA origins 
as National Rifle Association 
or National Republican Army; 

A distinction of...

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Categories: appreciation, celebrity, conflict, dark, violence,
In Bruges
by Earl Schumacker
Cameras snap the last actions as tourists flash
Bullets fly by at respective velocities in streets
As dark humor goes out the window in Bruges
Some one falls...

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Categories: child, crazy, daughter, father, violence,
Mrs Otis
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Mary Morse demanded a horse
"Give me a horse I say!
I want a damned horse
You'll get it of course
Tomorrow is my birthday!"

Mary was scary and very...

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Categories: abuse, betrayal, innocence, violence,
INNOCENCE TAKEN
by barbara barry-nishanian
 
INNOCENCE TAKEN

Weighty muteness surrounds her
It crushes the stagnant air
Wraps humiliating memory
In black, blue, navy nightmare.

Unable to breath or embrace
Hopeless emptiness of sound
Distrust and fears...

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Categories: conflict, evil, judgement, spiritual, violence, war,
In the Citadel
by Peter Cobbler
In the citadel the plans were made
The dynasty set was not to fade;
Plans to enforce the ruling hand
And gods were set across the land.

Then came...

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Categories: abuse, baptism, betrayal, character, violence,
The Fire and the Rain
by Peter Cobbler
Into the rain and into the fire,
The darker the sin, the deeper the mire;
The cry for deliverance, the plea for your life,
The hand of salvation...

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Categories: art, beautiful, death, hurt, violence,
Her Painting
by Wendy Boutin
She once painted a picture of a girl who wanted to fly, 
Jumped right off the canvas and took to the sky.
Her brush nothing fancy...

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Categories: abuse, memory, military, soldier, violence, war,
PARADISE WITH PIOUS
by Saim Imtiyaz
I know when you abase me at kunan, was sniffy day for me.
My people at that time were surrounded by threat and poverty.
Know it they...

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Categories: change, creation, dark, earth, violence,
Peace keeper
by Louis Grant iii
A nation shall rise in my will and image and shall
crumble and shall be reborn to take the seven holy nations
whom our lord has asked...

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Categories: abuse, fear, psychological, violence,
Premium MemberNo Knock
by Freddie Robinson Jr.


No knock at the door,
door kicked in ... fall to the floor
No knock on my head,
skull bashed in ... I think I’m half-dead
Police swarmed into...

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Categories: horror, metaphor, song, symbolism, violence, youth,
Hero of the road
by Serge Lyrewing
Your home became the gaol for you,
for them you're alien, it's true,
you were so naive and you waited for changes.
you thought your mate will understand
he...

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Categories: anger, anti bullying, conflict, violence,
King of clubs
by Christina Sample
Thugs coming after me in packs, watching roadblocks as they stack. Two steps forward, one step back. Think they stopped me dead in my tracks....

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Fanning the Flame
by Stanley Dorsey
There is a house divided in large and small corridors.
Rolling, whirling, raging flames pushing at every door.
Flames of the past and today caused sorrow
There is...

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Categories: abuse, angst, anxiety, death, violence,
Premium MemberWhat Hs Been Sown
by peter duggan
What’s been Sown

One hundred thousand dead and more
As Planet Earth rebels
Against the ways of human kind
Who in their greed do dwell.
With souls gone they do...

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Categories: abuse, corruption, discrimination, evil, violence,
Premium MemberTRIBUTE TO HOLOCAUST SURVIVORS
by Line Gauthier
Never
Can I begin to
Understand
Imagine
Fathom
Feel
Comprehend
How could I ever
Understand what you went though
Imagine what your eyes have seen
Fathom what your ears have heard
Feel the hunger that ravaged...

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Categories: natural disasters, scary, storm, violence, word play,
Premium MemberThe Tornado
by carl jent
The tremendous trembling
troubling thrashing terror
trees tipped, torn then tossed
Tornado tracked toward trail.

Trampling, transforming
telegraphing thoughts 
totally teased time
turning today to tomorrow.

Thinking this tale
tells the tragic turmoil
took...

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Categories: violence, war,
Premium MemberMetallic Wings
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Listen to the air,
what cometh on the buffeting winds
of history
are angry birds of prey
With metallic wings that flap not,
they move with frightening speed
Raptor birds carrying...

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Categories: adventure, ocean, rain, storm, violence, voyage, wind,
Miracle
by Eugene Harvey
as unkind flotes ravish'd this firstb'rn ship
timeth hath passed as in sloweth motion.
howling winds b're down on h'r fragility

a fastening of refashion'd twigs aloft at...

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