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Best Hypnos Poems

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

Sleep has become a thing of fear,
the Darkness is so frightening here.
Uncertainty creeps over me-
am I awake, or still asleep?
Do I exist just in a...

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© Syd Floyd  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hypnos, depression, introspection, philosophyme,
Form: I do not know?

Oh Hypnos lord of all the lands of dream,
    Whose slumb’rous breath weaves eyes with poppy leaf,
    And whose...

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Categories: hypnos,
Form: Rhyme
The west wind is cruel
It appears to stir curtains
When I close my eyes
O Hypnos rush to me 
Morpheus and Thanatos....

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Categories: hypnos, sleep
Form: Tanka
The story of the world is an absorbing dream. 
Though longer than our lives, it sometimes feels as brief
As our own rapid days, whose swiftly...

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Categories: hypnos, philosophy, psychological, sleep, time, youth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Phantasmagoria

Assaulting me!  The darkness comes to be
in devil’s guise. Phantoms haunt my mind;
in sleep paralysis I cannot flee -
insanity bleeding through ruined rind.

I’m humbled...

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Categories: hypnos, abuse, dark, dream, evil, night, scary,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Ice Castle

He came from a land of ice and snow,
It was a forgotten place frozen in time;
And he was the only son of the King,
He was...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: hypnos, fantasy,
Form: Epic
Too Wired For Bedtime
The scratchy fog will not alight,
upon the eye's shield to the night.
On upward drafts of rumination,
Hypnos whirls past his noble station.
Like Greeks concealed inside the...

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Categories: hypnos, sleep,
Form: Couplet
It is time
Too long in bed
I stretch
Cast off the bonds of Hypnos

Cold white sheets retreat
I am free
My head lifts
Sun caresses my face

I rise, standing tall

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Categories: hypnos, easter, flower, nature, seasons, spring,
Form: Free verse
Dim Lights in Midnight
Sometimes, I wander outside in the hours of midnight.
And boy,every time I'm welcomed with a strange sight.

There is this ominous silence, no mewling babies and...

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Categories: hypnos, feelings, good night, moon, night, satire,
Form: Rhyme
Moonlit Dreams
Behind shuttered eyes
Visions of a mystic place
Drifting aimlessly
Somewhere out in nether space
Moonlit dreams caress my face

In his golden halls  
Hypnos sits upon his throne

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Categories: hypnos, fantasy,
Form: Tanka
Waking up to Death
I was a starving minion, 
questing after the deep highs 
of luscious laughter 
that slip off slumber's linen wings,
pleasantly removed 
from the pain of wanting

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Categories: hypnos, introspection
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To Sleep

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Categories: hypnos, dream, night, sleep,
Form: Quintain (English)
Edgar HP and Mr King
A written word wistfully wrought into a compendium grim,
Of the darkling ravens beset upon the plutonian shores,
Hither did your shapeless muse invade our psyche and...

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Categories: hypnos, fantasy
Form: Rhyme
be me
if i could be 
i'd be the protege to Aphrodite, the arrow 
in Cupid's bow, the war for Ares and the
underworld for Hades or just...

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Categories: hypnos, adventure, life, passion,
Form: I do not know?
The Firedancer
The twilight veils
the summer sky,
as waves begin
terrestial flight.
In crescendo, the conga
chants a march-
luring my feet
to join the dance.

Being blinded by darkness
of almost night; 
for a...

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Categories: hypnos, life, love, social,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Driver of Victory
Victory at the Hippodrome

They were hiding their stalls out of sight near the race course at Olympia

No signs but everyone knew where they were under...

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Categories: hypnos, conflict,
Form: Verse
I heard the squelch of death again

I heard the squelch of death again
A night as black as ink
Outside it was torrential rain
Inside the boat began to sink

A row of faces one...

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Categories: hypnos, death, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Brain Battle
My racing brain doesn’t stop
It is fast, I wonder how long it will last
It moves in every direction,
Without any clear destination
It is past twelve
Maybe I...

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Categories: hypnos, sleep, travel,
Form: Free verse