Best Grasping At Straws Poems
Below are the all-time best Grasping At Straws poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of grasping at straws poems written by PoetrySoup members
grasping at straws
grasping at straws, life, time, time,
sitting across from each other
at what was once a comfortable table
in what was once a serene atmosphere
two individuals who were once so close
have now been...
grasping at straws, introspection, life, philosophy, me,
Look at me now on a downer
sinking in swamps of confusion,
nothing adds up or seems to make sense
grasping at straws, angst, body, confusion, dark,
Going The Distance
grasping at straws, anxiety, art, assonance,
amidst the resistance
we chose to go the distance
heavy hearts out on the playing field of life
one day at a time and you will climb
grasping at straws, emotions,
I'm swept away
Carried in a stream of consciousness
Pulled along connected and opposing thoughts
Concussed by revelations
Pulled beneath the current
To the depths of understanding
Rising to the...
'Regardless - you are loved'
grasping at straws, faith, hope, inspirational, music,
The music played so loud
drowning her thoughts
her tainted face the only
testament of her battle
grasping at straws
just to have something to...
The Status Quo
grasping at straws, truth,
It really is a sweet device,
for we invoke it often as ally
or enemy--grasping at straws
to place it in its proper pigeon-hole
and thus to clarify intent.
grasping at straws, death, depression, life
A displaced soul drifts lackadaisically on a lukewarm tide
Of drugged confusion
Eyes blind and ears plugged with her own bewildered ramblings
She does not know where she...
The Haggis and the Huntsman
grasping at straws, animal, fun, humorous, imagination,
The Haggis is an elusive wee beastie
with sweet tasting meat and two hearts
to defeat. To catch one and feast upon is
a well deserved treat.
grasping at straws, fantasy, heartbreak, lust, passion,
For a brief moment
I felt like you were mine
Everything I had ever dreamt of
Was finally within reach
The sensual feel of your lips
Enveloped in that warm,...
grasping at straws, imagination
They’ve gone silent
These voices in my head,
For the first time
I don’t remember what they said
Did their words dry up?
Or did my ears decide to not...
The Art Has Left the Building
grasping at straws, artlost, lost,
At the edge of the world you’ll lose hope
At the edge of a needle you’ll regain consciousness
it’s a gash
a wider know it all grasping at...
The Other Donald
grasping at straws, america, bullying, political, racism,
If only I could vote for you, crazy Donald of my youth, after watching tonight’s horror show of possibilities with no truth. Here comes Zero-gun...
grasping at straws, imagination, inspirational, introspection, life,
Do you think a person’s past,
defines who they are today?
Or merely small chapters in life,
with choices to portray?
Can irrational behavior be excused,
The Reign Must Fall
grasping at straws, political
The tyrants psyche is broken.
He sits in his gilded palace
Surrounded by his trusty band
Of armed thuggish cutthroats, waiting
For the inevitable end.
Outside the palace walls a...
The Last Movie
grasping at straws, change, dark, drink,
There’s no need to talk anymore
I am talked out
There is a silence of tongues
And the drinks hang heavy in the air
Old men on benches
grasping at straws, philosophy, religion, sciencetrust, truth,
If everything is infinite,
And space goes on and on,
Then why will our reality,
One day, simply be gone?
In an infinite paradigm,
Should finite things exist?
They’re mutually exclusive,
Caught In the Headlight
grasping at straws, angst, life, people, song-me,
So silly of you to think you had me trapped
into a corner with your endless arguments,
an innocent fawn...
Santa to Santa
grasping at straws, caregiving, child, christmas, me,
Why did I take this job - playing Santa Claus?
I am so uptight from kids’ thunderous jaws.
"I want this - I want that." They...
grasping at straws, deep, wisdom,
Where is wisdom that I may call;
Is it hidden in ignorance, is it there at all?
Is it tangible to fools, or only to scribes?
The Strawshank Redemption
grasping at straws, adventure, allegory, angst, children,
last time that I went food shopping
I saw something I'd not seen in many years
Flavor- straws for milk....
nostalgia flooded my eyes with tears
I bought the...
I Stand As Splendid Witness
grasping at straws, life, nostalgia, life, time,
Wading through all
the long lost years
there's no time left
on my clock for tears.
As I climb this ladder
of my very life
I've come full circle
from love through...
Questions Without Answer
grasping at straws, bereavement, conflict, silence,
Leaves me breathless, back against a wall
Mind grasping at straws, paper in hand
Slide to the floor, time seems to stall
Heart crying I don't understand
grasping at straws, introspection, lost love, love
you piece together
the broken shards
but cut yourself
on the secured heart
quickly it all slips
grasping at straws
not enough time
forgotten fatal flaws
smoke clears away
circus mirror refracts
the image not...
grasping at straws, deep, life, moving on,
What am I, what is my role or purpose
does it even exist a connecting between us.
My stampede of memories to your whimsical thought