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Angst Poems | Examples of Angst Poetry

Angst Poems - Examples of all types of angst poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for angst.
Losing You
I feel like I am losing you Sorry to be blunt This poem; not a cry for help or Attention grabbing stunt I know you are no possession And even if you were I have no claim, no stake in you I...Read More
Categories: angst, confusion, death of
Form: Rhyme

Insomnia welcomed courtesy high test coffee
Insomnia welcomed courtesy high test coffee consumed later at night than usual finds me bright eyed and bushy tailed amply lively to learn about an American radio and television personality and pioneer Wee Willy Weber, who prominently and popularly reigned...Read More
Categories: angst, abuse, age, america, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member a part of you
into your soul it burrows deep into your mind when you're asleep into your thoughts for you to keep it will become a part of you and when the evening settles still and Time is but a whippoorwill then suddenly you'll...Read More
Categories: angst, death,
Form: Free verse
For Silent One's - Mamma Poetry Contest Where is the love, Mamma? Through broken Louvre blinds, you're ever watching Rosary beads clicking prayers on repeat mode, uttering Your plethora of Faith keeps me steadily striving Though, frustrated when peace...Read More
Categories: angst, conflict, corruption, mother
Form: Rhyme
"SIGNS OF SORROW." My heart is heavy, My spirit's weak, I feel like I can't go on, I feel like I can't speak. My eyes are clouded, My mind is dark, I feel like I'm lost in a sea, I feel like...Read More
Categories: angst, art, cry, deep,
Form: Free verse

A Lewy Body
I wish I could remember better. I wish I didn’t forget your birthday, Your favorite color, your favorite song, But maybe it was for the best Because I know you’ve forgotten me, And all the things we did together. But what...Read More
Categories: angst, absence, addiction, age, anger,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Happiness vs Misery
Written: February 29, 2024 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In a sprawling sward of auburn swab A seraphic sight soaked in dew at dawn dazed distress and dust-laden air delicacy and...Read More
Categories: analogy, angst, happiness,
Form: Free verse
It’s finally the day to come, blood mixing in. Flows like a river through oceans of sin. Long past the point where the numbness was new. Long past believing that anything’s true. Steel against flint, only flash in this night. Desperate to see but it only...Read More
Categories: angst, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Lies Within
I’d take a knife and cut it out like some deep-down infected gout if only it were there under my skin. I’d prick a vein and let it bleed, free flowing, nothing to impede if I thought it were streaming...Read More
Categories: angst, depression, mental health,
Form: Rhyme
nirvAnA in rEvErsE
nirvana in reverse My mind is filled with doubt Guess I chose a different route Found a cure to the ache I'm about to break for your sake Alone My mind is full with angst Anxiety and dilemmas, no thanks Got a...Read More
Categories: angst, emotions, endurance,
Form: Lyric
abysSal dreadfulnesS
I don’t feel good at this I’m feeling so hopeless I need some happiness I’m feeling dread instead I’ve been consuming sorrowful bread I’ve been feeling rather dead I want to repent of being sinful I want to repent of being resentful I...Read More
Categories: angst, anxiety, deep,
Form: Lyric
Galley slave to obsessive compulsive disordered behavior announces
Galley slave to obsessive compulsive disordered behavior announces... Fore score minus xv orbitz ago from being centenarian strong contractions forced me to pass thru cervix, buck naked bare lady, I ranked as only grandson sharing same surname as Aaron, (mine paternal grandfather) me the...Read More
Categories: angst, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In the Money or Not? - Mixed
#1 I would like to see the day I win the lottery. Just ten grand? No, I demand, you must rescan; I cannot plan a life as bland as the one I'm living now! ...Read More
Categories: angst,
Form: Rhyme
I promised I’d write a poem. The day before my birthday. Turns into the night before my birthday. I’m still 26, I’m still 26, I’m going to sleep… 27. I live alone. I work from home. My 26 year old me, Does not need a...Read More
Categories: age, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member And if someone sings, don't stop them
I stopped not talking Started trust falling Observed when caught And when more fraught Delete the next line It'll wreck my fine Pull these punches Ignore my hunches My heart is aches For all our sakes One earthly chance Spent being so tense All my dreams met But...Read More
Categories: angst,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Angst Poems

Definition | What is Angst in Poetry?