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Work Poems

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

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List of Work Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
TIME SAVES MINE Tatiana Nde Sonnet work, conflict, dream, fate, friend,
Premium Member Poem True Wealth Gershon Wolf Rhyme faith, money, work,
Stressful Days Christopher Goss Free verse work, holiday, how i feel,
Jealous of the Sun Cooper Fitch Rhyme work, depression, i miss you,
Berry Picking at Night Cooper Fitch Carpe Diem angst, teen, time, work,
Along the Oceanside Cooper Fitch Carpe Diem work, angst, beach, confusion, loneliness,
The post office melanie jennings Free verse stress, work,
Monday's Blue Luqman Samin Free verse work, day, depression, november, urban,
The 12 Days of Christmas Colette Dright Narrative work, appreciation, christmas, fun, giving,
Premium Member Poem I slept in my last night Marc Acrich Prose work,

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Old shearing shed art studio
by Lewis Raynes
Larger than large, fostering the void, 
Rippled iron for the walls, roof and door,
Above six-foot legs reaching up from the dirt, 
To cradle the woollen...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: art, freedom, places, work,

Rhythm Try
by Josephine Brennand
butterflies reflect
salvation
dynamite lodge creep spider
pennies
balloon thunder...

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Tanka | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, write, writing,

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
by Colette Dright
Schwegmann, Winn Dixie, the Superstore and more
Customer service was instilled indeed in you for sure
You hungry so you pull up in the drive thru
Welcome to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, change, fun, growth, jobs,

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Axle Grease
by Sherry Asbury
Coaxing
Words from limbo
Into life.

Slipping them from
The pocket of 
Your muse, onto
Eager paper.

Lovely linen,
Thick with roses.

Or threaded with
Barb-wire.

Altar for the gentle
Blood of visionaries,

Mingled with axle grease
For...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, writing,

You Got This
by Karamel Princess
Nothing last forever and I'm sorry i'm the one that has to let you know
We tried everything in our power to keep you but we...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, encouraging, farewell, work,

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PERSPIRATION
by Brian Strand
a workman-like
attititude
can become
a tour-deforce,
to express
to explore
without a 
proviso:
a reciprocal
to compensate..
a
neglected
imagination...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work,

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Home early from work
by Gershon Wolf
Home early from work
   Yippee! Yippee!
Hey, you guys
   It's really me!

What's this I hear?
   Not a sound --
The house...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, family, husband, loss, wife,

Working from home
by David Horne
Sitting at home all nice and dandy,
Contemplating the chance of a seventh hand-shandy,
Watching the TV having coffee with foam,
That's what you do when you're working...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: home, humorous, rude, work,

The Daily Commute
by David Horne
The hot and packed train is our daily routine, 
The suited grey workers completing the scene,
Ruefully contemplating their daily grind,
With blank and grey faces and...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: depression, people, travel, work,

black powder
by Wendy Watson
The mining villages of Wales
are steeped in history and tales
of sons and fathers, duty-bound
who earned a pittance underground.

For generations miners toiled
with picks and shovels, faces...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: courage, work,

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Full Speed
by RUDOLPH RINALDI
Full speed ahead 
in and
for the spot light
resting between the breaths
waiting for the next 
until 
the final rest.
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, death, future, happiness, life,

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COMPENSATION
by Demetrios Trifiatis






God compensates for their suffering all those who toil for love!  







© Demetrios Trifiatis
   10 November 2018...

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Monoku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: god, love, work,

A Necessary Evil
by jack horne
I often moan about my job,
a certain colleague, and my boss -
I wish I didn't have to go
to work (I wouldn't mourn its loss).

Without a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work,

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Black Powder Rain
by Laura Leiser
Likened to a beast of burden
I groan with back breaking strain
weary laden and fraught with pain
working mightily in vain
under this black powder rain.

‘Tween strife, sweat...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: life, work,

Mediocrity
by John Steward
Computer screen, life in a daze
A mundane life to the outside Haze
 Mediocrity and boredom a constant
 Life started so great, but now disenchantment
 ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: jobs, life, work,

getoff, get off
by mohamad safan
Get off , get off
You must run
And do not turn
Your face right or left
You will competitor
With another people
Who wants to replace?
You must be at the...

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Classicism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, 10th grade, age, emotions,

The Purity Wheat Domain
by Earl Schumacker
Hectic red steadfast on earth and anchored fast
Caught in the beginning of the end of working days
To yield a common profit from the land as...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, appreciation, image, inspirational, nature,

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A POP OF COLOR
by Line Gauthier


In the drab grey wetness
of a cold November morn
barely awake
making my way
through sluggish traffic
crowds off to work
my mind a blur
operating on automatic
a tingle coming over...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, girl, joy, morning, november,

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ON MY VERANDA
by Line Gauthier

 
Only on my veranda do I feel like the king of my castle
No better place to put up my feet and take stock
 
My...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, appreciation, dream, happiness, home,

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BUMBLEBEE BUMBLEBEE
by Line Gauthier


rumble bumblebee in flight
little ball of dynamite
winged pollen hoarder 
with your sweet nectar
honey soothe my appetite



posted on October 27, 2018...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: flying, food, insect, work,