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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


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,



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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member My Cry
Mongrels gyrating on the edge of town
This it now- its going down
The chant electric, the doomsday count
It matters not that no one speaks a word
We...

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Categories: angst, anti bullying, anxiety,

Premium Member Charlottesville
I saw Nazis march yesterday
upon the streets of Charlottesville.
And with swastikas on display
crazed members chanted blood will spill.

I saw Satan grinning with pride
at racial slurs...

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Categories: america, angst, anxiety, bullying,

Premium Member A Dylan Thomas State of Mind
A Dylan Thomas State of Mind

It’s precisely 2:45am...the time when
~ if I’ve fallen asleep ~
I always awake to find
Myself drenched in sweat.

I lie here beside...

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Categories: anger, angst, anniversary, anxiety,

Premium Member Thoughts Race
The heavy fog slowly lifts in places
Open patches of spring delight and resounds
The look-out crow caws, joyous news abounds
As rooster's crows lands in hollow spaces
The...

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Categories: anxiety,

Premium Member QUEEN OF CROISSANTS


Known for miles around
As the Queen of Croissants
She’d perfected her art for years
But at what cost
More physically demanding than you might think
She gave the best...

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Categories: abuse, anger, anxiety, betrayal,

Premium Member Cutting My Losses


Atmospheric grayscale mirrors my mood
where rainbow pastels are loath to intrude,
monochrome perverse looms ‘cross universe --

black powder train, mind is gun barrel gray
cold dispassionate muzzle...

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Categories: anxiety, dark, depression, emotions,

Premium Member WINTER
one single snowdrop
pushes through earth’s icy shawl 
robin redbreast chirps

winter Haiku Contest
Sponsored by Tania 

12/22/18
...

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Categories: anxiety, bird, flower, snow,

Third Person
He speaks metaphorically to avoid dealing direct, 
shows the unknown hand he’s against too much respect, 
writes about his bravery though it’s no where to...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anxiety, depression, introspection, lost,

Premium Member Domestic abuse
Under layers of pain wrapped in the hurt, 
Under betrayal hidden from sight,
Pinned to her heart that’s broken and black, 
Pinned to a feeling of...

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Categories: abuse, anxiety, dark,

Anxiety Monster
Anxiety, Anxiety-
you creep, you lurk, you worry me
Mangy monster under my bed
on all my fears you must be fed
and when I try to starve you...

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Categories: anxiety, emotions, feelings, humorous,

Premium Member Poisonous Self Doubt
Only life in our mortal realm
entrenches self-doubt’s stand.

People and events cripple us
with critical mirrors showing us
visuals of our ineptness.

   All who are predisposed...

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Categories: anxiety, character, confidence, confusion,

With Angels Wings
"With Angels Wings"

The whispering winds, a song they sing

A song of sorrow and of a heart so big 

Your love reaches as far as the...

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Categories: anxiety, beauty, cancer, death,

Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: anxiety, art, depression, suicide,

Come Hell or High Water
She looks out the window and sees him in the distance. 
So much fear inside leaves no room for resistance. 
If she ran right now...

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Categories: abuse, anxiety, fear, hurt,

Premium Member Broken In Me Reigns
Broken In Me Reigns

There is a place from deep within
where I hide my hearts pains.
A darkened room off by itself
where the broken in me reigns.

The...

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Categories: age, anger, anxiety, betrayal,

This is my Anxiety
Falling asleep to illogical thoughts.
Seeing red or nothing but spots.
Heart racing toward the finish line.
Can't seem to catch that breath of mine.
A whooshing roar inside...

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Categories: anxiety,