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Work Poems | Examples of Work Poetry

Work Poems - Examples of all types of work poetry to share and read. This list of work poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of work poetry. This list of works about work is an excellent resource for examples on how to write work poems.
Premium Member Oath
Mouthing an oath, she carried on Milking the cow in cowshed grim. She only wished she could be gone... Mouthing an oath, she carried on. Into the shed sun never shone. Now milk was spilling over brim! Mouthing an oath, she...Read More
Categories: work,
Form: Triolet

Aerobics Class
please will you join me in aerobics we will have ...Read More
Categories: work, 11th grade, friend, fun,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Navigate
A captain will navigate his ship keeping it safe for his men. A pilot will navigate his plane for his passengers. Like the ship's captain and the airline pilot, we also navigate daily. We navigate our life, from sunup to sunset. Yes~we are...Read More
Categories: work, boat, day, life, sun,
Form: Free verse
depleted uranium was invented by nazi germany. to this day, serbia has the largest percentage of cancer patients in the world. it goes without saying that american fascists also used depleted uranium in the middle...Read More
Categories: work, america, anger, angst, hello,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On the Trail, An Early Question of Being
Perspectives and Perceptions Found resting by ancient Gates Waiting for Awareness, Need And Intent to arrive; The Gates themselves Action, Planning, and Escape Stand like inviting harbors Where to go, and Why... Waiting only for Decision, and When For any adventure...Read More
Categories: work, adventure, history, life, moving
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Todays Thought
Today’s Thought Get A Job Miracle Man 3/20/2023 What you choose to become tomorrow, is the result of your doings today. If you opt to beg, steal, or borrow, time has a way of making you pay. ...Read More
Categories: jobs, work,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Royal Rumble
Characters in action Talents in multiplication Shapes and sizes of many version Skills on display with tension Over the top ropes one would gape Under the ropes one can escape Apron of thick mattress Arena of countless matches Highlighted are dressed to kill Fronting...Read More
Categories: work, character, color, creation, men,
Form: Other
In an attempt to document my worth to your esteemed organization, I hereby submit my unredacted resume. I was educated using blocks, books, chalk, blackboards and the slide rule. “Testing” was used to “evaluate” progress...Read More
Categories: education, humor, work,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member A Cuppa Joe and Off I Go
A cuppa joe and off I go to work, because I owe so many so much I'm quite out of touch It's time...Read More
Categories: money, work,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member That could be me on the street
What ever happened to our hometown street. When life was more simple,gentle and sweet. Our sidewalks intended for more prosperous ways. Are now employed as homeless displays. When I was young, I was taught to work hard. Save your pennies,...Read More
Categories: work, change, class, jobs, retirement,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Levi Celerio
From the Pearl of the Orient A name was born without dent A laureate in reticence A paradigm beyond silence Composer, poet and lyricist Over four thousand songs on his list Written and delivered so crisp Offered to his countrymen without wisp Love...Read More
Categories: work, inspiration, life, memory, music,
Form: Other
Premium Member On Track
Though the clock had no hands to tell the time It was still able to number the hours Over the trees the sun began to climb As dandelions roared on the lawn, 'flagrant flowers!' ...Read More
Categories: morning, work,
Form: Rhyme
Who are you Question asks daily,   Some people want to know More about you, You look so meager in their bogus eyes, You don't possess what they have But your presence  continue giving them sleepless night. Hating...Read More
Categories: work, africa, america, angst, christian,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wake To The Working Day
As the dawn awakens the sky, The stars can settle for rest. The sun in the blink of an eye, Will breach the horizon's crest. The weary rise to their feet, To begin a brand new day. A routine they must...Read More
Categories: work, children, moon, school, stars,
Form: Rhyme
The tree of knowledge, Would never succeed in bringing forth tasty fruits Unless It is cared for, by the undying desire to learn, and Unending sweat and toil!* © Demetrios Trifiatis ...Read More
Categories: desire, wisdom, work,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Work Poems

Read wonderful work poetry on the following sub-topics: anniversary, christmas, colleague, ethic, funny, hard, inspirational, job, leaving, life, stress, teamwork, and more.

Definition | What is Work in Poetry?