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Best Dramatic Monologue Poems

Below are the all-time best Dramatic Monologue poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of dramatic monologue poems written by PoetrySoup members


Premium Member The Rose
This is not a poem about a rose
Nor a poem about diligence and beauty
Today, I sit and stare at the walls
Walls    that...

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Categories: absence, allusion, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Monologue



Premium Member Your Judas Like Tan
""Child's Play""

You go down like rain,
A wishing star in disguise, 
You scream bloody murder 
-the perfect two-face disgrace
Your lips forever stain and reside with Benedict...

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Categories: betrayal, change, conflict, daughter,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Umbrella
*I Will Cry*

If this world really mattered,
Why does it bleed?

I could tell you how much I love you,
But, that will never heal the pain.
I am...

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Categories: beautiful, cry, rain,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Thinking Out Loud
~writer's notes~

i think out loud
from my fingers to a keyboard 
so forgive me if my speak
is somewhat long winded
if it has swirls and curls
this is...

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Categories: angel, beauty, love,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Pink Lace
**Every pace change --are the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

"PINK LADIES"  
  
The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: anger, bullying, cancer, death
Form: Dramatic Monologue



Premium Member Monster
MONSTER

Shackles nor chains, can't change what it is.....
Never was it, the one hiding under the bed, 
It was me, tired of it getting inside my...

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Categories: abuse, dark, evil, sin,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Yesterday Love Was Such An Easy Game To Play
Yesterday,

I went home for lunch,

I never go home for lunch.

When I got to our apartment 
I don't know why but I didn't reach for my key. 

Francine...

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Categories: betrayal, break up, heartbroken,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member I Am More
I am more than your definitions
more than affixed labels
placed on my anatomy
more than your misconceptions
or even valid perceptions
I am more

I am more than what's written...

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Categories: poetry,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member When a Man Cries
No one ever told me that your heart could bleed without a drop that anyone could see. I didn't know your soul could lose weight...

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Categories: depression,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member On One Knee
if you wanted to dance with me
i mean really wanted to dance with me
then i would
i would dance with you

if you needed me to walk...

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Categories: celebration, for her, i
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Love - An Explosive Rant

she was all like - there's something i have to tell you
but before she gets to say it
his ex wife shows up

he's all like -...

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Categories: love,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Devils Deadly Dime
Devils deadly dime

The sign said no grown-up at the playground.
Tripping on a penny, like a mime!
My hand is in my pocket with the dime I...

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Categories: abuse, day, irony, judgement,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member I Think of You - At the Edge - 3
A reflection of the coloured pencil drawn sky
skates on the glass smooth surface below it.
While a rebellious group of shades take their positions 
on a...

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Categories: introspection, love, nature, nostalgia,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Unseen Rainbow
I've never ever seen her face, 
but in my mind, she's the color of love
Black
strong like dark coffee
She wakes you up early in the morning,
gives...

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Categories: allusion, beauty, love, rainbow,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Little Fire
I witness you fading away,
The winds blow frantically
They are against us, as all are

Little fire, rise in my cupped hands
Be it my life I shield...

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Categories: courage, death, fire, growth,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member A Gentle Slam
Simply unaware....or perhaps I don't care
what others say or do
It's partially true
I'm through

Used to care what they think
of my words, of my ink
not anymore....
So much...

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Categories: community, poetry, poets,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Memories In the Sand
If ever a moment in real life deserved a romantic, melancholy
backing track, it would have been that one ... we'd spent the
entire afternoon at Ferry...

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Categories: memory, missing you, passion,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Insanity Or Death
Insanity or Death

Life begins with insanity~~
~Your soul is kicking and screaming, 

Ready to exit with the touch of human hands.
Insanity rides on a gallant stallion...

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Categories: abuse, adventure, art, how
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member To Bloom In Red Flame
Underneath all the layers
Of tradition
Of religion 
Of philosophy
Of reason and understanding
I smolder
In passion's pleasure bed of red
Paroxysms of pleasure
Emanate from my core
Searing the shroud
Flames of...

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Categories: identity, image, passion,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member In the Chill of An Open Door
Cleaning out my refrigerator, an ice cube slides to the floor
startling the cat, and interrupting a locomotive of thought
that often tracks me down in a...

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Categories: angst, caregiving, death, father,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Princess of the Petals
Beyond her veil;

eyes induced by secretive stars
became drawn to a path illuminated by 
flickering, shimmering pale moonlight.
Each spirited step led to the 
revelation of her...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, deep, silence,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member The Veil I Wear
A fire blazes behind the veil 
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
This veil I wear
is not made of cloth
for no fabric could withstand
the incendiary passion
I command

It's self-imposed
not forced
no man's hand
would...

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Categories: analogy, identity,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Shipwrecked Heart
I always hated water,
being in the middle of nowhere,
but it was the only way to be with you..

Now,
I'm helpless, my fingers trembling,
lips quivering, eyes full...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: lost love,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Thorn and Petal

The thorn asked the scarlet petal,

"Why is it gardeners admire your beauty
and are intoxicated by your fragrance,
yet they fear a prick from me?"

The petal replied,

"because...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: analogy, perspective, philosophy,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Democracy
Oh, Democracy,* 
You, the most desirable bride among  
Political systems,
Your suitors many have been throughout 
History  
In every part of the world, you...

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Categories: people, philosophy, political,
Form: Dramatic Monologue