Politics

Free Verse

It’s Just America

I hate to be the barren of bad news, But your mind is seriously confused; There is no White or …

Free Verse

Against the Grain

I live in a dejected state As society preaches streamlined hate — Against my kind they can’t debate My views …

Free Verse

21st Century Politics

Morality is not about people’s beliefs; It’s steeped in their political speech. Left vs. right, Black feuds white, It doesn’t …

Warning Signs, A Tanka Poem by Walk In Verse (WIV)
Tanka

Warning Signs

A law passes by Under a medical guise      — These are warning signs  Now when you speak with free …

Challenged
Nonet

Challenged

You challenged the beast with your wise speech, Even as his bullets did sing: “Aim for the head, leave for …

Ruined by the World
Tanka

Ruined by the World

A gift from heaven, Protected by her parents — Ruined by the world — Brainwashed, bullied and abused, During her …

Cigar Smoke
Tanka

Cigar Smoke

Battles fought and won With the price of young men’s blood — Over cigar smoke Politicians entertain In order to …

Etheree

Target Practice

White Paper Printed black; Sniper pulls back. Targets are attacked, No more color of black. Civil forces complacent, As they …

Free Verse

Last Call

Last Call – free education for all! “But U.S. students” — He Whispered — “Don’t qualify.” But Why? A lower-income …

Micropoem

Politics

They braved the crowd, to speak aloud, With a flitter to their speech – “Cornbread and beer and toasting all …

Micropoem

Banished

Banished From the village The virus replied, “We may kill society, Just hope the Government Can satisfy equal rights.”

The Race Game, a free verse poem - Walk In Verse
Free Verse

The Race Game

With division, they control.With control, they displace liberty.With liberty displaced, they impose tyranny.With tyranny, they incite hostility.With hostility, they create …

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