7+ Unnerving Poems About Cholera: Rhymes Of Resistance

In 1817, a doctor in London named John Snow discovered the cause of cholera. He found that it was spread through contaminated water. In this blog post, you will read a collection of poems about cholera. 

These cholera poems vividly portray the experiences of people who have faced the disease first-hand. They offer a unique and personal perspective on this tragic illness. We hope you enjoy them.


Cholera is an ancient disease that has killed millions of people over the years. Despite advances in medicine and sanitation, cholera outbreaks still occur today. 

The poems we’ve shared provide a glimpse into the human experience with this deadly disease. Is there a poem that you feel deserves to be on this list? Let us know here.

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