social commentary

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

  • Xandua
    Published about 16 hours ago
    Wildling

    Wildling

    Haven’t touched my friends
  • Aadya Awen
    Published about 17 hours ago
    1000 Shades of Ebony

    1000 Shades of Ebony

    Beautiful as can be
  • Shayla A Tinsley
    Published about 19 hours ago
    I Can't Breathe

    I Can't Breathe

    The police shot the innocent.
  • Sehar Iman
    Published about 19 hours ago
    Do we?

    Do we?

    Do we?
  • Michael Ferger
    Published about 23 hours ago
    George Floyd

    George Floyd

    They serve to protect you and me and everyone
  • Raymond 'Rafiki' Westmoreland
    Published a day ago
    Murderer

    Murderer

    I met a man
  • Poetic Goddess
    Published a day ago
    Changes

    Changes

    I see no changes wake up in the morning and I ask myself how much of living my life is left? Another hashtag added to the growing numbers of police brutality, modern day lynching is no longer a thing of the past it's a new reality that keeps happening.
  • Stone Dancer
    Published 2 days ago
    Paper and Pen

    Paper and Pen

    As I look back, some of my greatest moments have been
  • Auriol Burgess
    Published 3 days ago
    An Inside job

    An Inside job

    I'm not afraid of coronavirus
  • Jai D Quinn
    Published 3 days ago
    White Privilege

    White Privilege

    I am privileged
  • Em
    Published 4 days ago
    Romanticized?

    Romanticized?

    To everyone romanticizing suicide, fuck you
  • Addi Amelia Lierus
    Published 5 days ago
    My dads friends

    My dads friends

    I went to my dads snobby friends house