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. Coronavirus - Have You Seen

    Poem Thanking Doctors And Nurses

    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.

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  3. Twenty Less

    Poem About Sandy Hook Shooting

    I woke up to see the bright Connecticut sky.
    My mom came in with a holiday twinkle in her eye.
    She helped me get dressed and the morning flew by.

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  4. Tears

    Prayers For Ukraine

    Tears of anger,
    Fear, anguish,
    We pray for Ukraine.
    Tears of worry,

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  6. God's Little Angels

    School Violence

    Robb Elementary School is reeling
    From the violence they've endured
    So many lives were taken
    Evil opens up its door

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  7. When A Part Of America Died

    Poem About 9/11

    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.

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    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...

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  8. Together In Solitude: The Challenge

    • By Jennifer N. Evensen
    • Published: March 2020
    Poem Offering Comfort For Coronavirus Anxiety

    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,

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  10. Feeling

    • By Sandra A. McShane
    • Published: April 2020
    Feelings Of Dealing With COVID-19

    I don't know how I'm feeling.
    I think I feel all right.
    I'm busy doing nothing
    From morning until night. 

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    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...

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  11. Defeat

    Poem On The Horror Of War

    Blood starts drippin' from the soldier's wound
    Seeps like sewage 'neath the politician's room

    Deep in the house, white fades to red

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    Very nice poetry. I am overwhelmed. The poet is great who understand teary and hearty feelings of the people towards our great soldiers.

  12. Keep Safe

    Poem About The Coronavirus (COVID-19)

    No more shaking hands.
    Don't touch your face.
    Never stand too close
    In a crowded place.

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    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...

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  13. A Rest Well-Earned

    A Poem About Essential Workers

    Work hard, my weary body, please.
    There's lots that must be done.
    These strange old times I've never known
    Have only just begun.

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