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Best Dissonance Poems

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


Premium Member BiPartisan Dissonance
When oppositional cognitive dissonance deflects focus,
it tends to go back to when I deflected focus from her.
She sends me passive-aggressive messages,
bread crumbs leading back in...

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Categories: dissonance, conflict, math, parents, political,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member An Interlude Amidst a Dissonance
Amidst a dissonance of human sound,
the constant hum of voices as each swarm
of people pushed onto the streets, the pound-
pound-pounding workers made, which like a...

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Categories: dissonance, fantasy, sound,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Laments of my heart
I hear the voices you once bequeathed to me
Enchanting concert music in symphony of love
But I left the theater before the show was over
Walking all...

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Categories: dissonance, love hurts,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A world without poetry
An empty look of sadness
That never bears a smile,
A malnourished mind
Aching to utter its voice,
A baby’s cry missing
The sweet tune of lullaby.

A dark moonless night
Reminiscing...

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Categories: dissonance, poems, poetess, poetry, poets,
Form: Free verse
Rhythmic Perfection (anapestic trimeter)
There's a river that twists in the mind
that I plunder and ravish with sieves,
on crusades to the summit of rhyme
where my Phoenix of tropes and...

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Categories: dissonance, imagination, on writing and
Form: Rhyme



Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 13
In his seething silence, I spoke, softly to him,
“Did I desire once to be higher than you, oh seething heart?
Could I, in my human flesh,...

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Categories: dissonance, adventure, confusion, courage, heart,
Form: Epic
Guardian Gemini
I feel your anxious pivot to create
We flow the same irresolute way,
Often in raging storms
And sometimes in playful gallops
We see ahead 
That path onto the...

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Categories: dissonance, anxiety, best friend, confidence,
Form: Ode
Premium Member Sometimes love just isn't enough
Upon my life your winter still drizzles
Evoking the morns that arose in despair
And nights that steered dreams into sorrow,

As I sit all alone in valleys...

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Categories: dissonance, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Day The Stranger Came
The day the stranger came, we bade
goodbye to our mad sanity,
Our high hopes for humanity
traipsed off in treachery’s parade.

He took our trust and trussed us...

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Categories: dissonance, betrayal,
Form: Enclosed Rhyme
Premium Member As the dust settles
Pheromones’ anguish, settle for censored compromises

Windows layered across beckoned cathedrals
Shattered by chipped stones of the hypocrite

Wanton hearts scramble to restore weakest links
To a forged importance

Vacuumed...

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Categories: dissonance, life, people,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SWIMMING UPSTREAM
SWIMMING UPSTREAM

It seems I always 
swim upstream 
against the current.
re-creating struggles 
of conflicting contradictions
and unsweetened scripts
at odds with others
in deeds and words
a emotional dissonance 
played...

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Categories: dissonance, conflict, confusion, life, psychological,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member CITY GEOMETRY
CITY GEOMETRY

I’m on big town
Inserted
Yea, transplanted
Within its swaying wave
Of box and angle

Where my self-identity
Is something throbbing
Upward gazing
Arrowing
To sky points

So, it’s confusing
The hate-love factor
Stiffness
Restriction
Formal sharpness of...

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Categories: dissonance, corruption,
Form: Free verse
Keep Right on Writing
1   Would you say that you’d like to write better?
2   Keep writing whether book or love letter.
3   Great writers...

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© Jesse Rowe  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dissonance, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Couplet
Warring Hypocrisy
I toss the coin anxiously
For both sides perturb and dazzle me…

The first side, well, it is a beauty to say the least
It is clear, crisp,...

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Categories: dissonance, change, conflict, courage, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Stuff I Wonder
What does it feel like to wake up into your skin?
Your day?
What do you feel first most days?
Is it in any way influenced by gratitude,
or...

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Categories: dissonance, dream, earth, identity, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Musical Torment - The Infamous Masterpieces
Torturing me with touches
I feel the sting of hardened and lasting lust
Touches not of mortal fingers,
But Halloween-haloed strings composed by musicians of mystery
Pressing upon my...

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Categories: dissonance, abuse, analogy, angst, image,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Quintessential Placeholders
Yin/Yang
Ch'ang as "Constant"
natural law of growth and decay
yanging and yinning,
logically necessary alternation of opposites
universally permacultural law: exterior nature as inner conscience communicant
Interior Landscape of eco-Ch'ang...

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Categories: dissonance, culture, language, math, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member EcoTherapist Conventions
Truth is a feather 
pushed off to the other side.

Truths are a body of feathers
within which our bodies reside.

OK, students of life’s healthiest purposes and...

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Categories: dissonance, beauty, culture, earth, health,
Form: Prose Poetry
Don't Interrupt the Music
Dissonance is delegating the intensity in my eyes
Minor chords unveil the passion my body can’t belie 
Eighth notes are lightning sparks that burn my finger...

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Categories: dissonance, love, musicme,
Form: Rhyme
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 34
I listened to his heart profusely, 
For a beat like his was much to ponder
I often wondered, his thoughts, and,
A light in me knew, with...

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Categories: dissonance, desire, destiny, endurance, feelings,
Form: Epic
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 2
 
I awoke the next day, with a soft smile,
Not awakened by the screeching and the moaning of the demons beside,
But of the intense breathing...

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Categories: dissonance, adventure, beauty, change, confusion,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member YangTruth with YintegralBeauties
Beauty, like Truth,
speaks eternal promise
of timeless decomposition.

Flexing Grace
effects empathic Truth
optimizing promise prophets past
reiterating Golden Mythic Creation Stories.

Many have mentioned strength of compassion
and tenacious flexibility of...

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Categories: dissonance, health, love, nature, religion,
Form: Prose Poetry
Love-Hate The Internet
As a kid they said technology
would lead us to a better life,
and in many ways they are correct,
tech does many things right.
I suppose I was...

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Categories: dissonance, confusion, future, hate, how
Form: Rhyme
Embrace My Dreams
Can't seem to hold it in
Don't want to hide it anymore
Have to let it show
Let them all know
What's in my heart

I don't care what they...

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© Megan Ryan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dissonance, change, dream, faith, hope,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A new beginning
Rain's drizzling from forest canopies,
Evening sun peeking through leaves,
Flowers rising from decaying hues
Amid the woods tangled and untidy.

Shadows are dancing unknowingly 
Whispering evening wind songs,
To...

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Categories: dissonance, loneliness, lost love,
Form: Free verse