Best Hypervigilant Poems
Below are the all-time best Hypervigilant poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of hypervigilant poems written by PoetrySoup members
Childhood Inequality In School
hypervigilant, child, child abuse, children, family, school,
Some children come into the school building dancing, singing, hopping, bursting with uninhibited glee.
They exchange giddy, happy stories about their day at the mall, dropping...
hypervigilant, anxiety, emotions, feelings, fun, psychological, rap,
and tangent railway tracks.
and dopamine deficiencies.
Instant gratification please,
relief for my synapse.
Procrastination, wired sensation,
forget to take my medication.
Grandma's Faithful Friend
Sewing machine, I wish you could talk.
Grandma’s last friend on her final walk.
Sewing machine, I wish you could say,
What happened to her on that...
I Stand Here
hypervigilant, how i feel,
I stand here in front of myself, yelling, stop.
Loudly, authoritatively, sometimes meanly.
Because I know the damage I can do with an angry face, or a...
Maternity Ward Blues
hypervigilant, baby, hope,
The woman was older, had black hair, angry brown eyes, and wore a perpetual frown on her face. Chel had heard the nurse on the...
hypervigilant, fear, self,
Terrorized by self
Out of control thoughts
Worked into frenzy
hypervigilant, mother daughter, mother son, parents,
Watch what you do.
Children are watching.
Watch what you say.
They hear you.
Watch your stance.
Children are hypervigilant.
Watch your face.
They pick up on every little wisp of emotion.
She Wore a Skull on her Belt
hypervigilant, 10th grade, 11th grade, 6th grade,
She wore a skull on her belt, but it was small
And it did not have hair on it or flesh,
so the parents thought it...
Herone Within Trumps Bad Label
hypervigilant, child abuse,
A delicate ego, fragile, hypervigilant, easily broken.
A frightened ego.
Hidden in self shadow, scared,
Not easily lured out.
A well-built wall,
Constructed slowly, during hurt felt times.
A new persona....
Shush Did You Hear That
Shush! My dog ears caution me. Did you hear that? I stop sorting coupons, and listen, hard.
My husband is gone, and there are adult footsteps...
Slivers of Body Language
gives away mood
sometimes shows sorrow
stress conveyed quite clearly
in tiny conversations
in slivers of body language
hypervigilant children read you
The Hawk is Angry Fierce Ready to Kill
hypervigilant, extended metaphor, fire,
The nation is burning in the form of a hawk
Rising toward the heavens in fiery redness
The rest of the world watches, sadly helpless