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Best Angst Poems

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


Premium Member Twilight Aurora
like an interrupted dream
shadows of the one who inspired it
linger like morning dew

no aroma and no taste
yet I'm left breathless
as thoughts reminisce
i listen to this...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, angst, love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Near Death Experience of A Sweetheart
    "A Near-Death Experience of A Sweetheart"



Floating through a corridor between two different Worlds
among white fluffy clouds and shimmering stars awhile wind...

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Categories: angst, death, death, god, death, god, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member No thunder without lightning
Lightning rarely strikes without thunder,
causing havoc in gloomy skies.
Humans can't control their plunder,
seeking shelter until the storm dies.

Once, I was your prince - full of...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: absence, angst, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pretty Shoes and Cracked Feet
Once I'm gone 
I'll only be remembered a small while
I'm a tiny tick on a large dial
The words I breathe will stretch about a mile
Even...

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Categories: angst, body, conflict, freedom, growth,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
Ancient Warrior
I see the wrinkles in your suntanned brow,
You carried burdens then; you see them now.
You’ve heard the cries your people who in pain,
Have shed their...

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Categories: angst, culture, native american, nature, spiritual,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Frozen Noose
Anxiety    (The Worst Noose In Town)

-- like flooding waters, creeping in
I count 30, seconds, holding my breath again
Drowning in agitation, overwhelmed by...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, conflict, crazy, stress, valentines
Form: Epic
Premium Member Shadow of Death
My shadow flirts with the sun
As I caress the darkness
We are one and separate
As my shadow smiles
Anxiety suffocates me
The shadow will soon fade
I shall die
One...

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Categories: angst, destiny, introspection, pain, philosophy, poetry,
Form: Free verse
winter's afterglow
stars twinkled brilliantly
against majestic snow-capped mountains,
delicate pure white flakes danced;
swirling, twirling, rhythmically.

she stood, nose pressed tightly
against the window pane; gazing in awe
at the magic the...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, death, introspection, loss, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Some hearts can never be tamed
Once when my soul spoke,
you betrayed every word.
Then your tongue promised
to only sing with sincerity.

I danced for a brief while, 
lost in your angelic orchestra.
Until...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, loss, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
An Omen Of The Taste Of Twilight



Vanished

is the wild magic of this place;
this wilderness I now roam alone
as its lifeblood seeps 
into 
Afterlife

..my mournful howls
across time and distance
go unanswered -
Oh, how...

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Categories: angst, death, fate, grief, longing, native
Form: Free verse
This Song is for my Mother
This song is for my mother
Let her hear me cry
I couldn’t bring myself to write it
‘Til this darkened day arrived
A song about old promises 
Made...

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Categories: angst, death, dedication, depression, funeral, love,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Yesterday's Fragile Truth
Betrayal has devastated your heart
blocking love’s magic before it could start.
And depression's quagmire entraps your soul
as disparaging lies exact their toll.

Chameleon clouds change to match...

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Categories: angst, betrayal, depression, hurt, imagery, lost
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member When the piano bleeds pain
It's 3 am,
her pillow soaked in regret.
Loss has left her spirit lonesome,
darkness a definition of insanity.

In the silence of the night,
vexatious voices vibrate inside
her somber...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, lost love, love hurts,
Form: Alliteration
this was me
it began so innocently
we exchanged ideas on poetry
his art, the suffering he endured
he preyed upon my compassion
as he meticulously bided his time...

i felt safe as...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, confusion, introspection, life, loss, sad,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Within the depths of my vacant soul
When she walked by my side on a lonely road
And took me to the other side, much more verdant,
Through the barren lands of scorched desert,

Clueless...

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Categories: angst, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Rulers Of The Earth
We Rulers Of This Earth

Homo-Sapiens we call ourselves, rulers of this Earth,
   Intelligent and civilized, but what is all this worth?

We're working hard...

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Categories: angst, corruption, drug, earth, pollution,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member It was Beautiful Yesterday


Bha e brèagha an-de
(It was Beautiful Yesterday)


There was a sailing vessel
With many a sail proudly lapping in the wind
A flag of the Celtic honor, in...

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Categories: angel, angst, bereavement, feelings, funeral, heart,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Six Thousand Suns From Yesterday
            You have seen three thousand suns
       ...

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Categories: angst, beauty, love,
Form: Ballad
What Only Angles Hear
Daddy never did understand.
That violence doesnt bring comfort.
A lost soul seeking acceptance from a unwelcome hand.

She was silent no one ever knew.
The secrets behind her...

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Categories: angst, death, depression, life, loss, people,
Form: Rhyme
Shadows
Our shadows were so restless
As we passed from room to room;
They pretended to be living
But they died within their tomb

 They shrank a little bit...

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Categories: angst,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Depression
Unending darkness floods the skies
alone in dreams my heart must weep
no words are spoken or even cried
such silence lives where shadows sleep

My pleas just echo...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, depression,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member I died a little inside
In the silence of sadness,
what will the winds bring tomorrow?
In the sadness of silence,
my soul sighs soft breaths of sorrow.

Where did those rainbows go,
reminiscing happier...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, heartbreak, sad,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Submerged in Shallow Streams
Shimmering silhouettes haunt.

Shadow stands still, 
observing his soul drift towards 
the tree of melancholy.

Its morbid image stands silent,
but screams inside the mind.

I could write a...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, death, father son,
Form: Free verse