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Best Hospital Poems

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


Premium Member Mental Hospital Bills
dadgum doctors, heads up their butts
poking, prodding, pricking skin
neurologist a psychopath
gets pleasure as electric volts pass through my body

family doctor showed little concern
made me paranoid...

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Categories: hospital, education, sad, slam, me, me,
Form: Free verse



From a Hospital Bed
 FROM A HOSPITAL BED
Wordancer

Even if I’m dizzy with an aching head, 
I must not disturb the others in the beds
In this hospital ward where...

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Categories: hospital, childhood, depression, family, children, life, recovery
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: hospital, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member A Near Death Experience of A Sweetheart
    "A Near-Death Experience of A Sweetheart"



Floating through a corridor between two different Worlds
among white fluffy clouds and shimmering stars awhile wind...

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Categories: hospital, death, death, god, death, god, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member John Lennon

On the day 
that John Lennon died, 
people were just going 
about their business 
as they did every day. 

Mark David Chapman 
was reading 
Catcher In The Rye 
void of his holy self.
 He...

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Categories: hospital, music,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: hospital, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thirty-Eight, Cancer Poem: For Sharon
Thirty Eight ( Corny Cancer Poem) For Sharon

Hallmark has a million cards in their catalog
And not one of them says,
Life Sucks
American greetings had nothing that...

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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hospital, absence, best friend, cancer, farewell, fear,
Form: Blank verse
My Little Soldier Boy
Gary, you are my little soldier boy,
who died on Veteran's Day. ('83)
My sunny, golden-haired soldier boy,
that I still miss in every way.

You had just turned...

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Categories: hospital, child, death, remember, boy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Memories - Episode 1
It is said that eyes are the windows into ones soul
If truth be told they reflect ones innermost feelings
The girl observes her with earnest inquisitive...

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Categories: hospital, lost, memory, moving on, mystery, solitude,
Form: Narrative
The Worm Poem
A Certain Kind Of Death 

She was in love 
Their expression of it 
Was the perfection of it 
The way they shared 
What they had...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hospital, baby, death, mother,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Living with It
It crouches above the ripe strawberry of her left nipple -
a swelling blot on the flawless skinscape of her breast;
a mortality reminder, a dead bell...

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Categories: hospital, cancer, health, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member By Default
We drove through a fog, just my father and I
while the car we were in seemed to know the way home
    Still...

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Categories: hospital, childhood, dad, death, family, father, father
Form: Narrative
the worm poem
A Certain Kind Of Death 

She was in love 
Their expression of it 
Was the perfection of it 
The way they shared  
Was beyond...

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© Nate D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hospital, upliftingbaby, care, family, husband, baby, care,
Form: Epic
Just Three Pounds
Three pounds a month they
ask, save the Tiger, save the
Panda, save the Jaguar, save
the rain forest.
Three pounds a month for
the children's hospital and 
for the...

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Categories: hospital, angst
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member The Hardest Thing I've Ever Had To Do
The hardest thing I’ve ever had to do,
Was to say I’m through with you.

Well, of course, 
It was pretty hard when you refused to go...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hospital, lost love, me, me, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Little Kindness Never Hurts
When I see a homeless man or woman
 I instantly just throw prayer their way.
When with a little, child I will listen,
No matter if it...

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Categories: hospital, caregiving, children, dedication, love,
Form: Rhyme
Confessions of a Baby Snatcher
This is my last confession; there will be no more.

I am impercipient and slow from last night's sleeping pill,
wincing away from the harshness of day.
Kitchen...

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Categories: hospital, baby, dark, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FLOOD WARNING COLLABORATION - INSPIRED BY CONTEST
I crossed my legs but there was a flood
Blushing red I hope folks understood
But my waters had burst
And the baby's my first
Guess I'm ready to...

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Categories: hospital, birth, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member No Greater Hero
Struggling through the Great Depression
Growing up fatherless in the care of a loving aunt
Losing her husband, his weary mother could not cope

Working for the Civilian...

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Categories: hospital, dedication, father, inspirational, love, children, children,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We are so Different
We are so different

I am smart, you are less so
I am a man, you are a woman
I am trump, you are poor
I am beautiful, you...

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Categories: hospital, arabic, child, forgiveness, life, loss, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Carcass
The shell remains
picked clean by hungry vultures
ravenous with greed.
Gouged-out eyes
now bare hollow sockets
vacant in their stare.
Morsels of choice parts 
deftly stripped or torn away—
and gutted...

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Categories: hospital, imagery, urban,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Canvas
The Canvas
She painted her emotions with a dark brush
My heart sunk into her canvas
Transported to an endless sadness
She greets me there with a smile
Her light...

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Categories: hospital, depression, dream, forgiveness, girl, paradise,
Form: Free verse
Why Is It
Why is it that pressure feels so heavy?
When pressure isn't solid.
Why is it that tears of anger hurt more?
When anger isn't sorrow.
Why is it that...

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Categories: hospital, absence, car, confusion, cry, death, grief,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sequel - Dance to Love - Part 2
I awake to the beautiful plaintive strains
Of a violin - then realize it’s just in my head
Just a dream - a shame to find
I’m in...

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Categories: hospital, dance, death, emotions, environment, inspirational, love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member YOU'RE MY INSPIRATION - DEDICATED TO MY AMAZING MUM
How do I begin to describe you
Such an incredible person 
Yet even now you doubt your abilities
You lost your own mum when you were eight...

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Categories: hospital, mother, mum, tribute,
Form: Free verse