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Work Poems | Examples of Work Poetry

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  
I Cannot Weight To Hmm matthew harris Free verse work, angst, appreciation, dad, endurance,
Premium Member Poem HER MOMs AN ANGRY CLEANER Kim Rodrigues Prose humor, woman, work,
That Hallowed Place Dave Timperley Rhyme appreciation, happiness, work,
festive JP Thomas Sonnet work, celebration, christmas, drink, happiness,
Peppermint Emily Chisholm Prose imagery, work,
Premium Member Poem ON THE SEVENTH DAY Kim Rodrigues Haiku work,
My Father Reena Choudhary ABC work, animal, autumn, hello, hindi,
Premium Member Poem ONE FINGER Line Gauthier Senryu work, encouraging, relationship, together, uplifting,
Premium Member Poem Our New Almost Vice Principal Caren Krutsinger Free verse funny, school, work,
Premium Member Poem Dedicate Your Life to Company B Caren Krutsinger Free verse life, work,

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The Crossing Guard
by ilene bauer
He rarely smiles but does his job
With serious intent,
Protecting lives as his demeanor
Makes quite evident.

He strides into the street so that
When children make the crossing,
The...

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

Selling Souls
by Jaquay Atkins
Pay me in compliments, keep your money 
The unbreakable one wishes not to be bribed
A pride that cannot be loaned 
Expensive swagger that can't be...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, allegory, america, crazy, wisdom,

Alone
by MAHTAB BANGALEE
I'm alone
No mourn I've for it at noon,
at afternoon in nasal groan.

 And I'm alone,
No mourn for it at evening, 
at night in dark rattling...

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

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THE EDGE OF NIGHT
by Line Gauthier


Mom had six children
when she moved far from the nest
to a remote area without relatives or friends
Her lifestyle suddenly changed
from urban to rustic setting
Playing the...

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

The Devil's In The Marketing
by Gail Foster
Psst wanna buy a pretty thing
The spiv hid in the shadows said
(The devil's in the marketing)
Psst wanna buy a pretty thing
The silver moon slid shivering
Along...

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Triolet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, art, dark, humor, money,

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HOT CHEF
by JAN ALLISON
A randy head chef from New Barber
Just couldn’t control his strong ardour
Caught on CCTV
Chef and waitress Marie
Having sex in the kitchen and larder

Poor Marie got...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: humorous, lust, work,

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UNFINISHED
by Line Gauthier


unfinished business
tying up loose ends
signing the artwork



posted on September 30, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, business, creation, time, tribute,

At Work
by W.A. CHOLT
At Work 
Five days a week 
The same old routine, 
Going through the motions 
For a paycheck. 

    
   ...

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

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What I Ask of You
by Sandra Weiss
You may be tired of hearing it,
and don't want to listen anymore.
If that is the way that you feel,
please, just walk out the door.

I need...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, change, conflict, friendship, loss,

A Cowpoke and his Beer
by Timothy McGuire
I was in the saloon to beat the heat
To have a few beers and rest my feet
I removed my hat a took a seat
Just then...

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

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How Sweet It Is--Well, Was
by Janice Canerdy

The greatest windfall payday of my life,
bar none, was when I won the lottery.
My l00 grand would help me reach my dreams
for years to come....

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

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The Great Gift of Time
by Janice Canerdy

	A group of couples met for lunch—
	a quick one—talked, and watched the clock.
	They spoke of their demanding jobs.
	Must soon get back—tick-tock, tick-tock!

	So many things they...

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

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The Gardeners
by ilene bauer
I watch the gardeners at work 
And as they rake and mow
I wonder, when their workday ends,
About where they all go.

I doubt if they have...

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

My Favorite Parking Space
by Gerald Greene
Five days each week I beat the rush,
avoiding confrontation's invitation,
returning to my convenient place,
as a fox to a favorite urban den.

The pavement radiates in summer's...

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

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I Am The Best
by Caren Krutsinger
I am the best, she said, and she truly meant it.
The best at everything, actually. She had the right attitude for it.
She alienated the rest...

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

Don't treat them like that
by Anushruti Singh
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Don't treat them like that
Don't Treat Them Like That
Hey! You.
Yes!...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: work, angel, anti bullying, appreciation,

Miles to go
by Anushruti Singh
In between sunrise and sunset
Blast off and deadline set
Before the ocean beach 
And crowd reach
Just go
Because you have miles to go.

If the road is empty
Rough,...

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

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UNIVERSITY
by Line Gauthier


university grad
decorated
barista



posted on September 17, 2018...

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

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Just The Daily Grind
by Gary Smith



A chill wind stung my cheeks
The sky was sullen gray,
I pulled my collar to my chin
And made my weary way.

Nothing too exciting then,
Just the daily...

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

There is fly pooh on the window pane by the Bored Bard
by The Bored Bard
There’s fly pooh on the window pane by the Bored Bard

There’s fly pooh on the window pane
So what’s a man to do?
Smears of suntan lotion
And...

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