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Best Afflictive Poems

Below are the all-time best Afflictive poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of afflictive poems written by PoetrySoup members


OPPOSITES ATTRACT KISS
Generally, no kiss does attract opposite
But, necessary of course
For a definite purpose
Like in intercourse 
Kiss is important incidence.

Kissing stimulates
With the same gender it complicates
But, more...

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Categories: afflictive, life,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Tomorrow never comes
Tomorrow never comes

Lost in the memories of yesterday
Glories of triumphs bygone
Reveries intermittently broken
As pains from the boo-boos of yore
Break through to the fore
From their sepulchres...

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Categories: afflictive, hope, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Alone
Alone
© Ben Burton 11-24-2014

I wish I weren't alone
I wish I could atone
If only I had known
How time is so soon gone

Watching my four-legged friend get...

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© ben burton  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: afflictive, bereavement, loneliness, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Comfortable
It
Was
A goal
Just to be
Comfortable?
Yes, comfortable!
It is really a reward
That comes with time.
Not just the passage of time
But time shared, spent with love
And respect for each...

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Categories: afflictive, character, love,
Form: Blank verse
Just When You Thought
And just when you thought 
 you are already susceptible to pain, 
  there will come another heartbreak-- 
   more afflictive than...

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Categories: afflictive, abuse, conflict, depression, recovery
Form: Free verse