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Anxiety Poems

Anxiety Poems. Below are examples of poems about anxiety. This list of anxiety poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of anxiety poetry. This list of works about anxiety is an excellent resource for examples on how to write anxiety poems.

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List of Anxiety Poems

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Come Over evelyn collins I do not know? anxiety,
Mental Kristine Nardo Rhyme anxiety, depression,
Premium Member Poem Ya Need to Treat Me Better I'm Old But Not Dead Yet--- James Edward Lee Sr. Dramatic Verse age, america, analogy, anxiety,
Premium Member Poem RENEWED CONFESSION James Edward Lee Sr. Free verse analogy, anxiety, appreciation, confusion,
Premium Member Poem Creating Haappiness sidney dugan Rhyme angst, anxiety, appreciation, happiness,
Procrastination Madhavi Krishnan ABC anxiety,
Premium Member Poem Being Brought Down James Fraser Free verse angst, anxiety, conflict, death,
FAME FADES Rita Oyewale Free verse anxiety, character, hope, how
Premium Member Poem Searching For Hope Emile Pinet Verse 12th grade, angst, anxiety,
The Question, Where Does All Faith Truly Belong Michael Thomas Free verse allah, anxiety, atheist, bible,

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Eye of the Storm
by Gregory R Barden
"Unrest of spirit is a mark of life" - Karl Meninger



There holds a troubling air of deep unease

       ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, emotions, feelings, metaphor,

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I Wait in Apprenhension
by Franklin Price
I Wait in Apprehension
By Franklin Price
12/8/2018

I wait in apprehension
For the snow flakes to arrive
Retired from the work of life
Don't have to go and drive

The TV...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: age, anxiety, humorous, snow,

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Tell It Like It Is
by Jack Ellison


“Tell it like it is” what needs to be said
No beating around the bush or the outcome you'll dread
Look at me, honest as they come
Bumble...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety,

You Are Enough
by Zara Bosman
She hides her scars
Like bad graffiti
Swear words written across her body
In scratchy pink lines
Whispering endlessly
You are powerless
 
She wears her scars
Like flowers 
Blooming across her...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, beauty, cancer, confidence,

Deflowered
by orjichukwu chikamobi
Deflowered...

I knew the worth of my prize,
a prize lost with experience.

I knew his heart would dance if on the night of ring my hole seem...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: 10th grade, anxiety,

tiny
by Stella Healy
i will never touch a christmas tree again.

the bristles, serrated. the bristles, poisoned. the bristles, double edged.
the ornaments shatter between my fingers.
i clean up puddles...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, christmas, guitar, lost,

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Regaining Power
by sidney dugan
Song about A mistreated Lad



Regaining Power.

He walks a lonely road, with his head there in the clouds
And he doesn’t even notice passing strangers
He’s been here...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, anxiety, child abuse,

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I Don't Want To Fight
by sidney dugan
I don’t want to fight

I’ve been here just a few long days
I’ve still a year to go
There’s not too much to do out here
The days,...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, anxiety, dark, depression,

MENTAL HEALTH 2
by john doherty
MENTAL HEALTH 2

Masking how we feel behind a false smile
Everyday hiding those negative thoughts
Not realising the strength that takes to do
Til we reach the point...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, care, courage, depression,

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Idyll
by Leo Larry Amadore
Of a lazy afternoon, I sit
     propped up,
Bones aching, sorely tired from
     lack of work,
And dutifully read...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, angst, anxiety, loneliness,

Defrost
by Tanejah Staton
Defrost
By: Tanejah Staton
12/07/2018
“Unrest of Spirit”
Sponsored by Julia Ward



Everyday is the same
Only the date differentiates these passing days
Quiet rooms no one to call
Regret, extreme fears, ultimately...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, change, depression, fear,

I am a Storm
by Kayleen Ashwood
I will go through hell for a person I care deeply about. 
I'm still learning where to draw the line, 
but my experiences have made...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, betrayal, character, devotion,

TWO WEEKS UNTIL CHRISTMAS
by Marc Pallanes
Tizz two weeks before christmas
And all is not well
No work and no way to get there
And no more nick-nacks to sell

As a friend i'm disappointing
As...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, child, children, christmas,

Before I Knew Better
by Rhona McFerran
Before I knew any better
I loved the nighttime best
to slip outside and take a walk
while all the world's at rest

To feel the cool upon my...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, beauty, childhood, freedom,

Abyss
by Ally Maiste
My tires 
Treading
Into the pavement
Rhythmically
Hitting the lines
Of the sidewalk

Darkness 
Surrounds me 
A single path 
Leading nowhere 
Through an abyss 

Color
A foreign word
In this vastness
The opposite
Of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, anxiety, death, deep,

Rainy Tears
by Ally Maiste
Dizziness and heartache 
Past, present
Pain, regret
Emptiness overflow 
Full of nothing 
I just can’t control

Lullabies and sadness
I’m so useless
A numbness addict
To rid me of the pain
Let...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, body, child, deep,

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Deluge
by Funom Makama
Daring walk of someone so savvy
Emails of applicant’s CVs
Life compressed into a short movie
Under attack, needing the Navy
Girls, in public display so curvy
Entry to a...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, freedom, wisdom, words,

Sun will rise again
by Bongani Zungu
Each day has enough of its own troubles.
When my anxieties builds up to a mountain like formation 
They become a barrier that prevents me from...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, appreciation, depression, motivation,

THE PAST
by john doherty
There comes a time when you must go on
Holding onto me will serve you no purpose
Every single day that you carry my burden

Please remember leave...

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Acrostic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: absence, anxiety, peace,

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The Glory Of War
by sidney dugan
The glory of war

Now here’s a little story
About a sad and lonely man.
He was the life of every party
Till he went to Vietnam.
He came back...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: abuse, angst, anxiety, betrayal,