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Best Emo Poems

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

Emo Girl Explains Why She Cut
My picture of pain,
Exists with a slight twist,
I place a sharp razor on my wrist,
Dragging it vertically and horizontally I make slits,
Feeling the urge after...

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Categories: emo, addiction, dark, deep, depression,
Form: Narrative

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   ...

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Categories: emo, absence, allusion, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Broken
On a special Suicidal Night,
I sit alone inside this nightmare 
In a nightmare with no windows 
Nobody can see me
I can see nobody

Flowers, above
My eyes...

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Categories: absence, death, emo, emotions,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

        *Like Sisters*
   Everyday -- Holding Hands 

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Categories: emo, abuse, addiction, anger, art,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Fallen Poet
(The Fallen Poet)

Shadows, fall from the east
Winter show, white meadows,
Compelling words lost, in a silent world
Beautiful, Bloomingdale is how it goes
Apocalypto-- my very own limbo

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Categories: absence, confusion, depression, emo,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Ballad of the Poet
*The Dead Poet*

Many blocks along the road, 
Kicking down walls of heavy stones, 
Yet no one could draw through the walls of her lonely bones.

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Categories: beauty, death, deep, emo,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Quarantine of the Soul
-Quarantine of the Soul-

Tranquil pills fall deep like the night
A sweet fangless course
Bites with no remorse
Your eyes struggle to read my ageless soul
You open...

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Categories: depression, emo, future, metaphor,
Form: Free 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,

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Categories: emo, abuse, addiction, anger, body,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Girl, Interrupted
Girl, Interrupted-

Deep cuts from within.
She faced bravely the many hardships of womanly life
How did she end up like this?
Severe depression after her first mental breakdown

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Categories: emo, absence, abuse, change, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Suicide Masterpiece
Suicide Masterpiece

On top
Trigger pop
Written note
All I got
Hang knot
Body rot
Suicide cop

I hope not
Cry out loud
I think not
Body's hot
I am too proud
I am loved a lot
Suicide bride


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Categories: emo, abuse, art, body, death,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member AM I
AM  I ?

Am I Just Standing Here, or Am I Just Dead?
Am I So Full Of Fear, I Lost Myself Instead?

Am I A Nobody,...

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Categories: confusion, emo, emotions, fear,
Form: Verse
Nightmares and Razor Blades
I stare at my ceiling,
I start to wonder, why am I not healing?
Then it dawns on me,
The nightmare clip starts to roll.
I shake and shiver...

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Categories: emo, addiction, anger, conflict, dark,
Form: Free verse
bloody wrists
I'm sitting on the floor
I'm crying so much more
trying to erase this pain
trying to forget your face
sitting here with the blade in my hand
running so...

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Categories: emo, abuse, boyfriend, bullying, depression,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Beauty and the Beast
Beauty and the Beast

In the deep core of her skin
I feel a human who is no saint  
Cutting out her heart, ripping everything to...

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Categories: abuse, beauty, dark, emo,
Form: Epic
If You Really Knew Me
If you Really Knew Me
By Kevin Robey
Febraury 16, 2013

If you really knew me, you’d see through these lies
The smiles and laughs, can’t conceal my eyes

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© Laura Dee  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, death, depression, emo,
Form: Rhyme
The Girl You Think You Know
She is sad,
but what else is new.
She is hurt,
well you would be too.
She is dying,
only from what she has done.
She is alone,
because she wants no...

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Categories: emo, teenage,
Form: Dramatic Verse
that mask
if you could only see

behind that mask

behind the smile that lies

if you could only go

a little deeper to see

behind her eyes

she hides from you

she hides...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, depression, emo,
Form: Rhyme
She writes her songs and her poems,
not one person know 'em.
She listens to the sound of her music,
she's stuck to it like a tick.

If someone...

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© Ana Jusino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: emo, analogy, beautiful, beauty, blue,
Form: Rhyme
It Can't Be Real
A truth in rage of insult furrows my mind
For it is only an offense given to me by myself
In the mouths of others far innocent...

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Categories: emo, absence, abuse, addiction, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Without Dreaming
I'm on my world, you are on your world. 
How can we meet if we're apart? 
Even if I stretch my arms I could never...

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Categories: dream, emo, emotions, feelings,
Form: Light Verse
I cut to see if I feel how it's like being human,
I cut to see the pain relinquish inside,
I cut for all the memories that...

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Categories: conflict, dark, death, emo,
Form: Sonnet
The pain
I wish upon a falling star to erase my past and remove my scars
I wish upon this blurring light for the bullying to end tonight

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Categories: bullying, depression, emo,
Form: Free verse
Velvet Wings
Ignorant to passing time
Reality strikes its deafening chime
Unspoken words pass between
I and you, my darling queen

Lay your weary head to rest
With your arms across your...

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Categories: emo, absence, addiction, age, analogy,
Form: Lyric
my heart no longer bleeds for you
Sleepless nights
Held myself tight 
All alone 
I’m on my own
Tell me you love me 
Tears down my face 
Throwing myself all over the place 

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Categories: emo, betrayal, break up, depression,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
A letter
I wrote you a letter, 
and then another letter,
and another, and another,
until I wrote you a word. 

So I wrote you a word,
and then another...

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Categories: emo, 1st grade, 7th grade,
Form: Free verse