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Anxiety Poems | Examples of Anxiety Poetry

Anxiety Poems - Examples of all types of anxiety 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 anxiety.
DETERIORATING
Crumbling skin and swollen eyes Make me carry the darkest lies The walls i built to feel no pain Were now starting to suffocate Every mirror shows a different side I wonder if i ever was right Getting confused...Read More
Categories: anxiety, depression, sorrow, universe,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member HOUSE IN WINTER WITH BROKEN FURNANCE-
HOUSE IN WINTER WITH BROKEN FURNANCE- - A Haiku freezing wintertime how an upper, bright house squeaks before the furnace ~ house in winter with broken furnace glazed icy windows frozen stuck 1/31/23 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr. 2023© ...Read More
Categories: adventure, analogy, anxiety, conflict,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member under your razor's gaze
My mind is laid bare its components & functions are under your razor's gaze To compare… My aged bones are yours to dig into… My past, like my blood, is dried into fine rust… …drifts into the corridors of...Read More
Categories: anxiety, allegory, allusion, angel, anger,
Form: Rhyme
AGEING FABRIC
life’s fabric - warp and weft we loom both right and left but in that piece we weave some loose ends we do leave so our cloth prone to fray as those yarns start to stray of our weave we are...Read More
Categories: age, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member HUNGRY for SOMETHING ELSE-
I'm in a paper bag And nothing inside WITH me but plasticware Where the plastic forks and knifes and spoons NEEDED to eat the unprepared fake food In unsettled in my bowels I'VE digested impurity ...Read More
Categories: anxiety, conflict, food,
Form: Rhyme



Close Your Eyes And Dream
Close your eyes and dream, Deep in a slumber, In solitude, Peace and quiet,it's bitter and sweet, Close your eyes and dream, Forget about all the day's work, Cool breeze,lay on the grass, In the night under the stars, Close your eyes and...Read More
Categories: anxiety, confidence, fear, freedom,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Tangled Web We Weave
OMG! What do you mean that There's no service at this time? Well my provider better be ready, To pay a pretty penny or a dime. At least they were kind...Read More
Categories: anxiety, computer,
Form: Light Verse
how to make new friends
it has something to do with strangers, not knowing what to expect. spontaneity is only fun when it’s familiar, otherwise there’s a disconnect. it’s drives with your best friend, and skating at night. it’s coming out to them, after a month...Read More
Categories: anxiety, best friend, care,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Behind My Eyes
Behind my eyes, I find peace in the quiet Living alongside my anxiety When my mind is full of chaos and riot I search beyond fear’s notoriety Though I don’t believe in higher being I can join in prayer with...Read More
Categories: anxiety, peace,
Form: Sonnet
Someone's knocking on the door
There was a knock on my door, It made my heart thumbing indoor, Chappy lips and sweaty hands along my heart so sore. On the third knock my heartbeat skyrocketed. Panic was banging all over my body, Distant noise...Read More
Categories: adventure, anxiety, art, conflict,
Form: Free verse
through the flames of her blackened heart--
A cobwebbed threshold of her festering wound. The foul rush of shadow and abandonment spoiled just beyond recognition. Embers of a chaotic ritual and venom searing vehemently through the flames of her blackened heart becoming death’s latest rendezvous. Darkness has...Read More
Categories: addiction, angst, anxiety, depression,
Form: Free verse
TOMMOROW WILL BRING RELIEF
We are all searching for happiness. To face each day with a smile and enjoy, To keep our souls from sorrows and pains But how do we find it? Where is joy? Where is happiness? Troubles overshadowed Bliss Mistakes...Read More
Categories: anxiety, bereavement, betrayal, cry,
Form: Free verse
Tangible
I don't know what's worse There is the concrete statement Between two unknown points I can't wrap my head around Anything tangible I remember learning the word Tangible When being asked what I wanted For Christmas Aged 13 Who am I? Who was she? Who was the...Read More
Categories: anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WOR L D RELOCATE L AT END AND FOLOW IT WITH AN E
TRIED VIALS FISHY IN THREE ...Read More
Categories: allusion, anxiety, art, pollution,
Form: Free verse
Finding Peace
Contrast this Sat in poetic pose Quietly writing With my mind Howling in despair I can't write it Try to be immersed In something But it takes All my energy To contain my anguish Maybe I need To scream Rather than Eat marshmallows And drink chamomile Finding Peace Poetry...Read More
Categories: anxiety,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Anxiety Poems

Definition | What is Anxiety in Poetry?