social commentary

There's a rich history of poetry serving as social commentary, intended to inspire calls to action.

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Beyond the 'T'
The “t” in egotism is a place For improvement. Egoism is a Radiant producer with a clean face. Egotism is a lie in a way. The lettering is so close that one could Make the error of saying that the wor...
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I Dream of Statism
I dream of statism, but it’s really A nightmare. I think of government might And how the State gets all touchy feely With my money, my life and my own right. Like a brute who pursues any victim, Prowl...
Steph Ferguson2 months ago
Sanity
I hope that one day we will all be sane. That life will be calm, and the folks will rest. I want to see the light of day and not be blind to it by the work of the world. The smoke will die off and the...
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ellie christie2 months ago
Corruption Smiles
To often I see it, almost every day People win power to control and scheme Their minds and motives, fuelled with greed Our streets are run by ruthless villains Whole families lost to merciless killing...
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Potent Hands
The faiths of yesterday and today are A result of philosophy. They take Up a cross, crescent, or David’s own star. But each rests on feelings for one’s own sake. Each is mystical and is canned thought...
Tiffany Brandon2 months ago
Forty-One
today's my birthday but before you celebrate please know I'm not pandering just simply noting the date in general I don't like to call attention to something that merely is I didn't choose who to be o...
Mike Whaley2 months ago
Do We?
Do we? Do we believe all that is told, as politician’s lies they unfold? Do we believe in all of the news, when it can push propaganda and terrible wrong views? Do we understand all that is said, or d...
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Jessica Teran2 months ago
How Lovely
Learning to love To love me To love you To be true To my view Your hungry eyes glance and move on to Smaller frames who seem weak And unable to disassemble Your greedy agenda. And are you so wrong to ...
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I Hate Hip Hop
I hate hip hop, but I respect rappers. Those who call it a culture are wrong. It is a genre based on the mappers Who chart how to steal from another song. Hip hop had a chance at the very start. The b...
Antony King2 months ago
They Said
They Said Try it, they said… You’ll like it, they said… I tried it. Screw this. Who are they? Dumbasses… With too much time on their hands. Those who do, before they think. Adventurers… Risk takers, T...
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Shielded
It is known that there are men and women On walls with guns. They must protect the one That can’t defend himself. They were chosen To save the nation before their time’s done. Veterans stood for the g...
Daniar Kharissov2 months ago
He Turned Cold
The hounds of war had been leashed once more. Despite the owner's blatant disregard for their well-being, these poorly domesticated and bewildered creatures made their way back home. Some limping, som...
Tyrone Davis2 months ago
Vienna
If I could wish come true the life of day after tomorrow from now on speak don't reach when first we meet respect such don't touch your too much my enough may I ask a personal should remain a question...
Maison Ray2 months ago
Condolences
Exclusive horde of highbrows. Show appreciation. Attended stag: His lone silhouette scream silenced by the soft, sour, rotten terrorism of sharp consequence. Sodden with suspicion, folded in the corne...
Andrew Wilson2 months ago
Sonnets 17
Mosaic II On Effra Road, the Mosaic Clubhouse Helps many deal with mental illness, Giving them new hope. I'd like to announce To all that Mosaic can aid wellness. Marisa is in charge, and with her sta...
Danni Khoriaty2 months ago
Hatred
Let’s talk politics for a second, Let’s talk about political debates And how they get in the way of realism. How choosing a party doesn’t take away terrorism. See, Republicans won this race, And yes, ...
Danni Khoriaty2 months ago
Awareness
Color or skin tone, race or which grace. We all our of the same race, the same being, no matter what the television has been saying. Politics and parties have been falsifying terrorism. Truth is terro...
Morgan Sanfoka 2 months ago
Show-Business
Ready or not. Try and fail. Try and Fail. Never stop, endless battle. Like endless push to be seen, heard, understood. What? I do not understand your confusion. Why? Do you want to spread her legs ope...