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Best Drown Poems

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


Premium Member THE ROSE
~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   ...

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



Premium Member Uncharted Waters

An ocean tumbles through dreams of you. In depths unknown,
I float above. Oh, how I long to dive beneath your surface,  
yet I am...

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Categories: drown, appreciation, longing, love, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member To all the heart breakers -a ZOMBIE's valentine
Wouldn't you rather~

Wouldn't you rather be dead?
Maybe shoot yourself in the head?
Over my dead heart, I'd never want to be a zombie like you.
The sight...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: drown, anger, death, horror, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: drown, abuse, bullying, deep, evil,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.

One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
That...

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Categories: drown, abuse, addiction, anger, body,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Pandora's Kiss
"Pandora's Pearls"

Crystal tears drown under the best velvet distinctive feel
A Ghostly feel that leads into a clear diamond road
I found myself seduced down an Ancient...

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Categories: drown, adventure, beauty, death, deep,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Narcissus meets his Nemesis - A Collab with Victor Buhagiar
POTW 15 July 2018       

              Reverberations...

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Categories: drown, desire, mythology, vanity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Pathway to love
As I sit watching fusions of saffron and scarlet hues 
elegantly charm the horizons.
Silently, fluffy lush clouds float by
like a magnetic field drawing me closer,
in...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: drown, longing, love, , Lullaby,
Form: Prose
Premium Member NEVER TO BE MINE

Not with my arms but with a heart 
that blesses your reveries, may peace reside
within your chest... is it possible to love you
less? Perhaps allow...

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Categories: drown, grief, i miss you,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Narwhal Song
~The Narwhal Beckons Before Dawn~

   If I could sing a song,
   It wouldn't be just any song.
   I would...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: drown, abuse, character, dance, deep,
Form: Alliteration
Winds of Autumn
I called to the winds of autumn
As they wrapped up the dying year;
"Oh stay for a moment and tell me
Of answers I need to hear".

Who...

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Categories: drown, life, lost, autumn, lost,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member STRAWBERRY
STRAWBERRY

Can you feel the warmness of the sun, 
reflecting off the red tones of my hair.
The sun touching the edge of my toes!
My seasons true...

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Categories: drown, adventureme, me, red,
Form: Free verse
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: drown, courage, death, fire, growth,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member WEIRDO
Declared an outcast,
shunned by society -
but she's the same
as you and me,
but You can't see her pain
hidden behind her coy smile.
You can't wipe away those...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: drown, abuse, bullying, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Amid The Jagged Shadows -
"Amid the jagged shadows of mossy leafless boughs; " 

               Samuel...

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Categories: drown, beautiful, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Sail the Sky

Cast tie-lines to the shadowy depths above
                  ...

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Categories: drown, adventure, imagination, metaphor, sea,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member I am the Flower
I am the shoot 
that pushed through the dirt
with nothing to justify 
why I even tried.

I am the bud
held by his pretense,
crushed by his ego.
I...

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Categories: drown, flower, lost love, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sum of a Life
This life we're living
Is so unforgiving
Reminding us every day
Of games that we played
Choices we made
Dreams that faded away
Paths that were crossed
Loved ones we've lost
Still promising...

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Categories: drown, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Providence On Behalf Of Love - A collaboration with Robert Lindley


I that have seen such beauty 
fallen beneath its gleam 
rejected my life’s duty  
to wade thus in its stream  

Saturating me with...

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Categories: drown, desire, destiny, passion, true
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Bathe in Liberty
Ariel eyes gaze towards sapphire seas.
Mermaids have no purpose in aquariums.
Yet so many struggle to escape shallow streams.

Sitting upon sandy shores,
depth of her emotions, reflect...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: drown, analogy, change, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sway of the Summer Moon
The summer moon was swollen, blue
          A flaw that girl knew thru-and-thru
    ...

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Categories: drown, beach, lust, moon, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Wind
~~The Wind~~
            
           ---
Look...

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Categories: drown, beauty, deep, nature, ocean,
Form: Free verse
Battling Addiction
               You  told
       ...

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Categories: drown, courage, me, me,
Form: Shape
Premium Member You Hit When I was Low
You hit when I was low
The pain you caused, you know
Threw dust on glitter glow
Made weeds of sorrow grow
Cued pent-up tears to flow

You hit when...

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Categories: drown, pain,
Form: Rhyme
BEHIND THE SMILE
Just another sinking tear
In this river full of pain
Racing fast to nowhere
A world that's gone insane
Hope committed suicide
Before I had the chance
Forced to live without...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: drown, angst, betrayal, break up,
Form: Lyric