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Best Icu Poems

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

Premium Member The Chair in ICU
I've been watching you for hours now,
          wringing your hands

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Categories: icu, caregiving, devotion, husband, sympathyme,
Form: Free verse

intensive care unit
may recover or  take leave
by those ill and not...

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Categories: icu, life, loss, love, moving on, nature,
Form: Haiku
Life want to see U, without ICU
I can’t believe, I am in ICU

Now that I am, Life want to see U
From ICU, THROUGH ICU... ... ...

Retrospecting.... .... ...
Using morality and spirituality...

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Categories: icu, health, life, recovery, life,
Form: Free verse
ICU Baby
Seconds, minutes, days, weeks, years
Now I just cry happy tears
Since the day that I found out
What miracles are all about
A helpless baby small and frail

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Categories: icu, baby, sick,
Form: Rhyme
Critical thinking will not kill you                   ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: icu, culture, education, nonsense, satire, teacher, truth,
Form: Grook

Shush did you hear that
Shush, did you hear that?
it is the wail of terminated babies
the cries of soldiers who did not come home
the tears running down mothers cheeks

Shush, did...

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Categories: icu, god, heaven,
Form: Free verse
My Father's Heart
Hearing your heartbeat my ear on your chest 
moments like that I loved best
For every heartbeat was special to me
'cause it meant my dad I...

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© BE Bailey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: icu, dad, death, family, father, father daughter,
Form: Rhyme

Awakened from a mid-sleep tingle
of the wind ,your absent body drifts
gently like a  formless  cloud into
night’s minutes:  a holy air which
smells of...

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Categories: icu, father daughter, image, loneliness,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Paranoia: short circuit to madness
Walking around freely,
Yet our minds are in straitjackets
All these voices & choices
Will offer mental hazards
Control your action
As thought misfire accident
Check your...

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Categories: icu, absence, anxiety, lost, slam, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Errata Poem
"A person's tongue is a twisty thing, 
     there are plenty of words there of every kind, 

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Categories: icu, confusion, funny,
Form: ABC
Premium Member My Treasure Chest
I have a box upon my shelf
Containing precious reminders, of life's wealth

My very first bible, I got when I was nine
The very first book, that...

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Categories: icu, feelings, introspection,
Form: Couplet



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Categories: icu, inspirational, philosophy, sun,
Form: Crystalline
Premium Member A Hospital Stay - Part VI

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Categories: icu, angst, body, confusion, dark, evil, fear,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Hospital Stay - Part II

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Categories: icu, angst, fear, feelings, health, memory, pain,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Happy Seventy First Anniversary
The Alphabet Contest
Sponsor: Alfred Vassallo

A Is For Anniversary

Their love story began on April twenty-third, nineteen forty-five,
    two young lovers vowed eternity before...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: icu, anniversary, children, grandparents, happy,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Mature Women Versus the Water Park
The lazy river wasn’t so lazy
In fact, you might say, it drove us crazy
What’s with the waterfalls and toddlers screaming?
I looked at my partner; she...

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Categories: icu, humor, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
My Hero died today
It was very early in the morn
The news not good, in depths forlorn

Memories of you dressed in your army best
A hero to me a father...

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Categories: icu, childhood, death, dedication, devotion, family, father,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Uncle Billy's Achilles
Saw chiro ‘bout a kink in the neck,
saw the x-ray and said, “WHAT THE HECK?!?”
Pinched nerve to my elbow,
doc was a nice fellow,
but he WOULDN'T...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: icu, body, humorous, silly,
Form: Limerick
SEA GRAPE for Michael
This is not Miami, the real site
of the sea grape.  This is a wannabe--
a biker town, a speedway town.  Not 
the fabled city...

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© Nola Perez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: icu, for him,
Form: Blank verse
An Affair with Death
I knew I was gone when I went into the sleep..
There was no guilt or pain insight..
I’ve never had an affair of the heart.. of...

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© kj force  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: icu, animal, body, dance, death, pain, power,
Form: Prose Poetry
Angels In The Hospital
I have heard of Angels before and I know 
that they are all around. They appearin the 
most unusual places at the time when you...

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Categories: icu, faith, care, prayer, angel, angel, care,
Form: Free verse
In your love
Your love introduced me to the magic world 
and awakened my spirit like sunflower to sun 
led me to the garden of feeling and affection...

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Categories: icu, love, valentines day,
Form: Qasida
Premium Member Welcome to My Holiday Home
Hospital wards and waiting rooms do not take holiday breaks
When a loved one is so seriously ill it is hard to celebrate
So bravely he said...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: icu, holiday, inspirationaltime, home, holiday, home, time,
Form: Kyrielle
At the age 23 I struggled with my horrible addiction of heroin I had tried to stop but its not easy. Going almost four years...

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Categories: icu, addiction, blessing, heart, heaven, prayer, recovery
Form: ABC
Hospital times commonsense
Hospital times commonsense

Commonsense comes of age during hospital times
To trip on innocuous looking lapses and come up with questions
Road signs stand for visitors, locals have...

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Categories: icu, health, life,
Form: Narrative