Poems About: POVERTY
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217.Your Riches—taught me—Poverty
Your Riches—taught me—Poverty.
Myself—a Millionaire read more »Emily Dickinson
They are the future of humanity
But many of them living in poverty
And without shelter homeless on the street
Searching through rubbish bins for scraps of food to eat. read more »Francis Duggan
Some place far from here
A baby is crying
A child is hungry
A mother is dying read more »Jessica Collazo
Yes many act with disrespect
Yet so many show respect that is also an act
Now scene has been changed
The poverty is well managed read more »hasmukh amathalal
221.21 - Victorian Poverty
A period of extreme poverty of the lower working classes
As they worked to the death the rich sat politely on their arses
London’s poor tried to scrape a living doing jobs the devil created
As the rich sat at their windows laughing at the pitiful souls they hated read more »nicola burkett
Empty, vacant lots, standing barren, desolate, forgotten.
So much like the poor are portrayed in every day news and stories.
Yet, never does anyone look beneath poverty, it's joy at times, of very little things.
Staunchly sitting at the edge, looking over, knowing that at the end their situation in life is better than those with lots of money. read more »RoseAnn V. Shawiak
223.Unemployment I Hate You
I was at varsity in my comfort zone.
I never knew the reality.
My dreams were unlimited.
Sky was the limit. read more »Unknown Unpopular
224.From Poverty To a Throne
I held on to my dreams and sanity
Even when kindness was never shown
Because I had a feeling deep down in my bones
That God can take anyone from poverty to a Throne. read more »Mary Bowman
225.If I Should Die Tomorrow And Today My Second Last Day
If i should die tomorrow and today my second last day
I should not be complaining since in life I've done okay
Never had to try to sleep hungry with the hard ground for a bed
And in all my years of living never once wished i were dead, read more »Francis Duggan
226.Help Me Help You
It’s just so hard
To live in a place
with so many in vane
I look to the heavens read more »Britney Hogue
227.We Cannot Have Trust And Justice
We cannot have trust and justice if we deny the truth
If in the face of prejudice we do remain as mute
Where one race feels superior to another there never can be trust
Let us drink to equality and what is right and just read more »Francis Duggan
As poverty struck the lands,
The people crying out,
How life is so devastating,
For money they only catch trout. read more »Viraj Bhanshaly