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.

    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
  • 8.

    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
  • 9.
    the crowned hero

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

    Farida Gulani
  • 10.
    Poverty In The 21st Century

    It's the 21st century
    The media displays it day and night,
    Poverty across the globe lies read more »

    Winston Harding
  • 11.

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

    Mary Jesusa Villegas
  • 12.

    Poverty is not my family,
    Nor lover,
    Nor teacher,
    Nor my brother, read more »

    Sophia Engel
  • 13.

    Poverty it is a word that i associate with a mild situation but also it reminds me how it is important to live it in a state of struggle.
    First, poverty is a condition created by humankind and for this it is from humans that solutions may follow. read more »

    Paola Degli Esposti
  • 14.

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

    George Sicillia
  • 15.
    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
  • 16.
    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
  • 17.
    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
  • 18.
    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
  • 19.


    INTRODUCTION read more »

    Innocent Masina Nkhonyo
  • 20.
    The Smell

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

    james smallwood
  • 21.
    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 »

  • 22.
    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
  • 23.
    Injustice Here

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

    Jessica Collazo
  • 24.
    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
  • 25.

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

    Mallory Martin
  • 26.
    O' Murderous Poverty

    O' poverty, thou hast made man prostrate his soul for repast
    Thou hast made him swallow the bitter pills of living
    Yet thou sing songs of death to his hearing
    O' murderous poverty, thou art cruel and fiend. read more »

  • 27.
    Spectators Of Poverty

    Life spectators
    from high living status
    with their Owl binocular's eyes
    dwell on wealth while munching pie, read more »

    Mojalefa Owami Mogakane
  • 28.
    Below poverty line

    Below poverty line,
    a boy leads his life.
    Poverty makes his dream colourless.
    He don't know what is the colours of happiness. read more »

    Imtiaz Emon
  • 29.
    The Major Cause Of Poverty In Nigeria

    The major causes of poverty
    nd income inequality in
    Nigeria's economy is the love
    for property which make men read more »

    Alabi Masiu
  • 30.
    Rousseau Goes Zen

    Give me back my poverty
    Said Jean Jacques drifting through the trees
    Possessions are not liberty
    Give me back my poverty read more »

    M Barton
  • 31.
    Oh my lord!

    Oh my lord!
    Why have you created the evil?
    That destroys poor civil.
    You are everything my lord read more »

    Prabal Dahal
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