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Top 100 Poems About: POVERTY

In this page, poems on / about “poverty” are listed.
  • 1.
    Blaming Poverty On The Poor

    Give us your deprived, your malleable muddled masses
    hoping for a gentler taskmaster
    Welcome to the multi-trillion dollar industry, Poverty
    A.K.A, cheapest labor force read more »

    Josephine DixonBanks
  • 2.

    Lot of hunger and having no food is poverty,
    Not having spare cloth to take bath is poverty,
    Needing a shelter but not having one is poverty,
    Child's sick but can not buy treatment, is poverty, read more »

    Palas Kumar Ray
  • 3.
    Peace or Poverty

    Their skin soaks up the heat
    Leaving it as black as the midnight sky,
    Their eyes wide, white, pleading
    Begging to the passersby. read more »

    Sonali Shah
  • 4.
    Sad And Lonely

    As I started sipping
    my daily lovely coffee
    A race of memories just began in my mind
    of old days, the hard and the easy read more »

    Taher Shemaly
  • 5.

    The poor
    The homeless
    The mother
    The father read more »

    K4me Enahreb
  • 6.
    Our Generation

    Our generation
    Our fathers' heirs,
    We now inherit what they once called theirs.
    The Crime, the Poverty, read more »

  • 7.

    The state of lack
    A matter of poor.
    It the scarcity of death read more »

    Ajala Samuel Akindele
  • 8.

    It’s the 21st century,
    World has advanced in many ways, yet poverty still cries.
    Looking at the little boy with tears in eyes,
    Desperately searching for love, companion and good clothes read more »

    Meera Meenakshi Sundharam
  • 9.

    a gentle reminder of humble beginnings,
    for my glamorous Ate Guada read more »

    Mary Jesusa Villegas
  • 10.

    When we talk each other
    As a subject and object
    Not as a brother and sister
    That is poverty read more »

    George Sicillia
  • 11.

    Here we are in America camouflaged in poverty
    Our minds programmed - voice of prosperity
    While there in Africa we lie starving
    While there in Africa we lie dying read more »

    Sally Stewart
  • 12.
    You Are The Mother Beneath Our Wings Dedicated to my mother who thought she had nothing to give-but gave the wisest things!

    You are the mother beneath our wings, born into poverty brought us the
    wealth of many kings, When you art young and don't have anything, you rely on
    your Mother to give you everything, For a poor mother who had nothing you gave the
    wisest things, You are the Mother beneath our wings. read more »

    Miriam McKee
  • 13.
    the crowned hero

    overty! What a cruel name they named you
    They chant your name
    You are wicked read more »

    Farida Gulani
  • 14.
    Mother of Civilization

    Her voice calm like a
    Meditation of life's many troubled
    All day's in demonstration unharm
    Mother of civilization saying "people from read more »

    Henry Tolliver
  • 15.


    INTRODUCTION read more »

    Innocent Masina Nkhonyo
  • 16.
    Poem Of Poverty

    Poverty, brothers, is a mouthful that's hard to swallow,
    A bite that sticks in your throat and leaves you in sorrow, read more »

  • 17.
    No Choice

    The poor have no choice
    Poverty denies them the right to choose
    It makes decisions for them
    like a dictator makes decisions for a country read more »

    Chanda Nsofu
  • 18.
    The Smell

    Poverty exudes odors
    Desperation takes on hues
    Uncertainty loudly clamours
    Homeless move about read more »

    james smallwood
  • 19.
    The Death of Poverty

    He was born like that
    He was born into poverty
    And his parent spoke it religiously to his ears
    That this chain must be broken read more »

    Osagie Isiramen
  • 20.
    The Beauty of the Working Class

    They say you've got a pool of knowledge
    Available to you at college
    But I'm no good at swimming
    And I don't see a lifeguard coming read more »

    Howard Leek
  • 21.
    Injustice Here

    Some place far from here
    A baby is crying
    A child is hungry
    A mother is dying read more »

    Jessica Collazo
  • 22.

    Poverty looks like
    bare feet; skin and bones
    a silent sob, and one too many loans. read more »

    Mallory Martin
  • 23.
    Goodbye Poverty

    I say abade adieu poverty
    On the horizon I see happiness
    A thick cloud of success is looming
    I have vowed never to wallow in self pity read more »

    ambitious blessing
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