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Best Anxiety Poems

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


Anxiety
This is what it feels like to have your heart racing 
and not knowing when or if it will ever slow down.
Your fatigued body can...

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Categories: anxiety, slam,
Form: Free verse



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: anxiety, angst, destiny, introspection, pain, philosophy, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Poe's Untimely Demise
Come close and learn the mystery
 buried o'er there on yonder hill.
 The truth revealed in whisp'ring wind
 was hid these past two centuries-
 a...

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Categories: addiction, anxiety, death,
Form: Rhyme
Tell It To The Rain
Like the cloud, I am collecting the moisture in memory,
Soaking up the solitude, I have been alone in misery.
Feeling full on failure, droplet wall builds...

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Categories: anxiety, hurt, rain, sad,
Form: Rhyme



Inside my head- for contest
Hello there, do please come inside- no need to wipe your feet
excuse the mess, I fear you'll find it isn't very neat.
This place is always...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anxiety, feelings,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness
A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates...

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Categories: anxiety, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, metaphor, myth,
Form: Narrative
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 Hope, A Little Remained
Hope, A Little Remained

She walked the creaking floors of the rat-infested room,
trying to remember what tragedy had sent her to this shabby place.
Her heart felt...

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Categories: anxiety, dark, emotions, fate, grief, pain,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Gravitational Pull
Today I feel the pull
of gravity
on the depth of my depravity
There within that cavity 
resides my anxiety
It seeps out of my porosity 
feeding the insanity

I...

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Categories: anxiety, abuse, addiction, angst, courage, depression, fear,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A KIND HELLO


Proverb 12:25  "Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up."


a stray lost
in her thoughts

i saw her
sitting there
nursing a frown

so i
reached...

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Categories: anxiety, cheer up, lonely, sad, smile, spoken
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - FEELINGS -

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Categories: anxiety, feelings, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Introvert wings
Extrovert eyes express cimmerian connotations,
hidden within silent chambers of an introvert mind.
Thoughts twist and turn, but disguise frustrations,
as a melancholic heart struggles to remain kind.

Drained...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, anxiety, loss,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poem Ingredients
Many ingredients bake writing inspiration.
This recipe combines a stirring sensation:  

Heaps of desires never realized
as marinated in teary sore eyes;
Quantities of wide open spaces
caramelized...

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Categories: anxiety, desire, food, how i feel, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Desert Dreaming
A violent scene lay before me
Huddled in death, there’s Ella, Mary-belle, everywhere I could see
Swollen tongues, sunken eyes, frail bodies strewn in the hot powdery...

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Categories: anxiety, nature, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I got a letter from the devil
(Hello, my sweet friend!)

Speaks in unknown tongues 
Nevertheless it will consume
Ask for food, 
A sweet drink 
The hunger and thirst are real
It's pitchfork aims at...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anger, anxiety, character, dark, drink, food,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member LOVE at FIRST SIGHT
Love was in the air when he laid eyes on her.
Childhood; elementary and even high school with her.
Walking towards her, he greeted her.
Anxiety spiraled as...

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Categories: anxiety, funny, god, high school, imagination, introspection,
Form: Free verse
S U B L I M E
SUBLIME

Sublime
I've been shedding snakeskin...
so blind
I've been destroying the noise
my worst enemy

Deconstructing my identity 
soaking shoulder deep
in oceans of humility 
feasting upon fruits of tranquility

breaking shackles...

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Categories: anxiety, addiction, anger, change, conflict, confusion, dark,
Form: Carpe Diem
Premium Member Don't Throw Me Away
You look at me so uninviting;
I may have some missing teeth, stumble when I walk, bout' to FALL!!!
Stutter when I talk, but yet I'll still...

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Categories: anxiety, appreciation, blessing, caregiving, christian, forgiveness,
Form: Ballade
Living with It
It crouches above the ripe strawberry of her left nipple -
a swelling blot on the flawless skinscape of her breast;
a mortality reminder, a dead bell...

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Categories: anxiety, cancer, health, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Change The World
I imagined this world a far better place
Hunger and sadness removed every trace
The wars had all stopped there was peace on Earth
Joy accompanied every beautiful...

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Categories: anxiety, beautiful, change,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Contest Surprise
 I wrote a poem for a contest
    And it got some great comments
 I thought it was one of my best
...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm Into the Darkness -

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates a murder time and time again, 
As the...

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Categories: anxiety, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, metaphor, myth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Naked Subjugation
Last night I wandered past your total disregard
And walked forlorn 
Stark insecurity amplified
Still I walked , my usual forebearance uncomplied

Upon furthermost the distance between us...

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Categories: anxiety, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
Peircing Silence, Screaming Thoughts...
Here in my room,
I lay in my bed,
With every thought of you,
Intruding my head,
Like snapshots in my brain,
Of the last thing you said,

My gut is...

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Categories: anxiety, lost love, love, sympathy,
Form: Free verse