Current Events Poems
Poems about Current Events
Poems about current events are relevant to our particular lifestyles. Some may choose to write about suffering and injustices that are occurring in the world and others may write about politics. Taking an interest in the world around you is a way of showing that you care about the other living things that inhabit the world together with us. Sometimes it is hard to get a handle on what is truly happening in the news. With the advent of the internet and social media, we have many sources to tap into in order to get an accurate picture. It is our responsibility to ensure our sources are reliable.
56 Poems on Current Events Across the Globe
September Eleventh Two Thousand and One
The Big Apple awoke, a new day had begun.
The Statue of Liberty was standing so proud
As God and Freedom were singing out loud.Featured Shared Story
Whoa! This is an amazing poem. You're right, you never should've had a reason to write this, but I'm glad you did! It really warmed my heart. You are right about 9/11 banding America...
Blood starts drippin' from the soldier's wound
Seeps like sewage 'neath the politician's room
Deep in the house, white fades to redFeatured Shared Story
Very nice poetry. I am overwhelmed. The poet is great who understand teary and hearty feelings of the people towards our great soldiers.
Have you seen the doctors who hardly get to sleep?
From sad weary eyes, silent tears they weep.
They're battling to save hundreds of lives,
Yet see so many dying right before their eyes.Featured Shared Story
This was a lovely poem. Very emotional and very touching!
When I just even glance at the American Flag, I feel a surge of pride.
The stripes and stars gleam in the morning as we put it up to rise outside.
I think of the people long ago fighting for our rights.
I don't know how I'm feeling.
I think I feel all right.
I'm busy doing nothing
From morning until night.Featured Shared Story
Thank you so much, Nisreen. That's so lovely of you to leave a comment. When I wrote the poem, I certainly didn't think we'd still be going through it. I hope you and your family are...
8. Keep Safe
No more shaking hands.
Don't touch your face.
Never stand too close
In a crowded place.Featured Shared Story
Excellent topical poem to us all over the world with what we are faced with. We must take responsibility not for just for him/herself and one's nearest and dearest but for all people of the...
God will paint rainbows in the sky
Once again for the world and I.
Signs that will tell us all is well,
Freedom from this grim living hell.Featured Shared Story
Dear Dinah, I can't thank you enough. Your kind words have touched my heart. It's so nice to know the poets are being heard and read all over the world, that people like you are inspired by...
As the morning bell was sounding
We settled in our seats,
And Ms. Williams wrote upon the board
The list of work we would complete.
Alas! The death of Queen Elizabeth the Second is declared;
From the Scottish Highlands, the specter of grief appeared,
At Balmoral Castle, the tempest of tears begins to cascade away-
Where near her loved ones, the Queen reigned for the final day!
If you're anxious that all have been asked to stay home,
Take comfort in knowing you are not alone.
Tonight at 8, wherever you are,
20. My Mask
I just want to be a good friend.
I'm not here to start a new trend.
I know I'm not the perfect fit.
I know I may irritate you a bit.Featured Shared Story
So true! I love how it is told from the mask's perspective! If I were a mask, I definitely would have those thoughts. These times are so difficult!! -Raven Schewe, age 11
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