Top 100 Poems About: POVERTY

In this page, poems on / about “poverty” are listed.
  • 1.
    Poverty And Riches

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    Robert Herrick
  • 2.
    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
  • 3.
    Poverty And Affliction

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    Tyron Allbright
  • 4.
    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
  • 5.

    As in the house I sate,
    Alone and desolate,
    No creature but the fire and I,
    The chimney and the stool, I lift mine eye read more »

    Thomas Traherne
  • 6.
    Lines Indited With All The Depravity Of Poverty

    One way to be very happy is to be very rich
    For then you can buy orchids by the quire and bacon by the flitch.
    And yet at the same time People don't mind if you only tip them a dime,
    Because it's very funny read more »

    Ogden Nash
  • 7.
    Sonnet: O Poverty! Though From Thy Haggard Eye

    O, Poverty! though from thy haggard eye,
    Thy cheerless mien, of every charm bereft,
    Thy brow that Hope's last traces long have left,
    Vain Fortune's feeble sons with terror fly; read more »

    William Lisle Bowles
  • 8.
    Sonnet 103: Alack, What Poverty My Muse Brings Forth

    Alack, what poverty my Muse brings forth,
    That having such a scope to show her pride,
    The argument all bare is of more worth
    Than when it hath my added praise beside. read more »

    William Shakespeare
  • 9.
    Poverty And Wealth

    The stork flew over a town one day,
    And back of each wing an infant lay;
    One to a rich man’s home he brought,
    And one he left at a labourer’s cot. read more »

    Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • 10.
    Sonnet: The Magic Of Poverty

    A birth in poverty is luck supreme!
    A death in poverty, a great blessing;
    A life of poverty is rare a dream;
    Achievements great, stark poverty can bring. read more »

    Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,
  • 11.
    Sonnet: Poverty

    The horrific specter called Poverty,
    Ruining most illustrious of men;
    Denying them much of their liberty;
    Suppressing talents and scholastic ken. read more »

    Dr. A.Celestine Raj Manohar M.D.,
  • 12.
    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
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