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Best Illnesses Poems

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

Premium Member Heinrich Heine Revisited
I can clearly sense your utter despair of Der Matratzengruft*
As you valiantly carried on your poetic works to the very end.
This did not change your...

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Categories: illnesses, history, international, philosophy, poems, poets, political,
Form: Narrative

Don't Leave Me
On the day you told me you wanted to die,
I stared at the glowing screen, 
Mouth gaping,
Wondering if I was understanding your words correctly. 


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Categories: illnesses, anger, death, death of a friend,
Form: Ballad
Gone are the  demons, gone are the gangs
No more mafia in their ranks.

Gone are the criminals, don't need police.
Don't need lawyers, those reformed make...

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Categories: illnesses, bible, hope,
Form: Free verse
I wanted to thank each of you personally,but there are to many
of you so I am writing this to all who have been willing to...

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Categories: illnesses, dedication, friendship, loveday, words, write, day,
Form: Free verse

Through the magic of one evening
I’ll handle time within my care,
protecting all the young dreamers
to hold the faith and not despair 
Good fortune will...

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Categories: illnesses, children, health,
Form: Rhyme

Optimistic gloom
As I assemble and ponder my life,
My childhood and family strife,
The hurt and separation from my future ex-wife.

The sadness and pain without my child,
Continuous battle...

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Categories: illnesses, dad, daughter, life, love hurts, pain,
Form: Free verse
I'll have to unfriend you on Facebook
your postings are driving me mad.
I'm starting to think that you're lonely,
I'm starting to think that you're sad.

I don't...

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Categories: illnesses, social,
Form: Rhyme
I’ll never forget what’s her name
A PE teacher and ogre she became
For I was such a sickly child
it really made this ogre wild
Held in my...

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Categories: illnesses, bullying, child, health,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Reverie
A Reverie

As I lie on my chaise with my friends,
And cherish their differences,
Straight and waxy as sequins is one,
Bent as a clown tipping his hat,...

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Categories: illnesses, blessing, imagery, tree,
Form: Free verse
Why write
To be asked why I write poetry, here's my response. I don't try to write happy or sad, good or bad I don't write for...

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Categories: illnesses, poems,
Form: I do not know?
The last days are here
The last days are here!
There are wars
There are rumors of wars
Nature revolts every where!

False prophets!
With strange doctrines
Feed fat on human frailities

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Categories: illnesses, age, allusion, bible,
Form: Free verse
The Voice of a Palpitating soul
Dear penguin bearers, 

Your fears are my letters. 
Your attacks are my words. 
Your choking is my ink. 
Your voice is my language. 
Your trembling...

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Categories: illnesses, mental illness, strength,
Form: Rhyme
Is death the end to our suffering 
Or the cessation of our existence?
Is death a new journey for our soul? 
Or is death our final...

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Categories: illnesses, death, introspection, life, loss, nature, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The World is Not Perfect
The world is not perfect.
People are killing each other.
I love my life anyway.

Peace is not coming.
People have assault rifles.
I paint my feelings away.

The world acts...

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Categories: illnesses, poets, world,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Of My Bleeding Pen

My pen cannot much bleed.
My heart, though it may ache,
cannot a loud sound make.
I suffer – as do many others -
from nearly endless annoying conditions

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Categories: illnesses, angst,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Everyone is Unreal Now
It is not all about us
It is all about me.
My feelings, my hopes, my dreams.
Get out of my thoughts; you take too much time

You are...

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Categories: illnesses, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
The nurse
Ever since the creation of the universe
Man is bound to suffer from diseases
Human beings are constantly
Victims of various ailments

Stepping into the shoes of the first...

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Categories: illnesses, care, christmas, joy, new year, sick,
Form: Prose
One Syllable
Is there anyone who knows me?
I am the secret that cannot be solved without living in it,
Even if there aren't many people who are unaware...

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© Can Yucel  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illnesses, love, , literature,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Sex Is The Question

Sex is not the answer... sex is the question
“Yes” is the answer... but it's only a suggestion
The choice is yours
Your illnesses it cures
The one thing...

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Categories: illnesses, passion,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Pandemic Pandemonium (Swine Flu)
Pardon skepticism, but it’s true
There’s too much ado about Swine Flu
Thirty-one deaths by May of ‘09
In 25 nations worldwide
Avoid all public transportation
And forego annual...

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Categories: illnesses, health, history, socialmay, drug,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Castor Oil Listing Makes Us Well-Sick
Palma Christe Uses
Food additive and flavoring agent no wonder we get sick now
Mold inhibitor agree with this one mold could not survive in its presence

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Categories: illnesses, beauty, food,
Form: List
Genetic Lottery Wheel
Genetic Lottery Wheel

Playing the genetic lottery wheel taking another spin
Hoping it will pass me by but I always seem to win

Placed around the wheel various...

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Categories: illnesses, fun, health,
Form: Rhyme
My Dog Oliver
M y precious beloved, neurotic doggie
Y es, I almost kicked my husband out of bed and replaced him with Ollie

D oes not like to go...

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Categories: illnesses, dog, husband, husband, sleep,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member PAIN
A noxious stimulus 

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Categories: illnesses, health, life, people, social
Form: Rhyme
In death throes
 In death throes

Last of the hang-outs  is the cruelest one 
Hanging by tubes or not,  sadly in chains
Saying  bye while ...

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Categories: illnesses, death, life,
Form: Villanelle