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.

Poetry on Current Events Across the Globe

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  1. 9/11/2001

    Looking Back On 9/11

    When foreign people search the world
    to find a place to live,
    so many choose America.
    We have so much to give.

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    This is good. Keep writing more beautiful poems.

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  3. What Will You Remember?

    • By Susan Vidd
    • Published: April 13, 2021
    Changes During The Pandemic

    What will you remember
    of the days we could not play?
    When things were very different
    from just the other day.

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  4. Free!

    • By Matthew C. Doll
    • Published: November 8, 2020
    Spending Time In Nature During The Pandemic

    I awoke to a pestilence, a pandemic across the nations,
    Feeling anxiety, fear, and seeing massive condemnation,

    Thinking, pondering, how could anyone thrive?

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  6. Fireball

    Poem About Wildfires

    The light shaded my home
    in the eeriest of yellow,
    as if sunset, forced too early,
    cried and bellowed.

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  7. My Mask

    Poem About Wearing A Mask During Covid

    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.

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    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

  8. The Twin Towers

    • By Julia A. Grist
    • Published: September 10, 2020
    The Tragedy Of 9/11

    The month was September and the day was quite nice,
    But this was to change on the shake of a dice.
    Two planes with hundreds of people on board
    Were about to crash, so they tried to get word

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  10. Never Again

    Worldwide Social Injustice

    It's time to embrace every culture,
    One flock, one shepherd, one fold
    Whatever our race, hue or faith
    We're all made from the same mould.

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  11. Coronavirus

    The Deadly Virus Of 2020

    Coughs, colds, viruses and flu,
    Bugs everywhere for me and you.
    To catch us out in wind and rain,
    Illness is here once again.

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  12. The Times We Live In

    At the minute, times are tough.
    The self-isolation can be rough.
    Day after day, night after night.
    The future unfolding is not so bright.

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  13. How Do I Make Amends?

    Black And White Issues

    How do I cope with the shame that I feel
    And then look you straight in the eye?
    And how do I claim to stand for what's right,
    Then accept disregard for your lives?

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