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Best Illogic Poems

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


Illogic
Born brown, bad.
Turned brown in a tanning booth, good.

Born black, bad.
Dressing all in black, good....

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Categories: illogic, conflict, discrimination, friendship, love, peace, political,
Form: Didactic



Premium Member Human Frailty
...Apologies to Heraclitus and W. H. Auden...

We, defeated by the merest things,
in defeat, endure...for now.

No abiding truth in faith:
origins and destinations
we cannot differentiate,
all random, unguided
by...

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Categories: illogic, angst, conflict, confusion, courage, philosophy, science,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Passive Voice
THE PASSIVE VOICE (Grammar series)

In Italy a glorious Voice 
Was employed by Pavarotti
In England of voice we’ve a choice
Which sounds a little dotty

When we sing...

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Categories: illogic, humor, language, words,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member A Philosophical Predicament
Philosophers, down the ages,  
Have strenuously tried
To figure out language:
Their numerous narratives polarize 
Into two Grand narratives, a binary:
Language is referential / differential.
This binary...

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© Ram R. V.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illogic, language, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
LOSING MY MEMORY
LOSING  MY MEMORY 


Factual material
In dissembling separate realms
Different lots at an auction sale
Of a lifetime
Purchased with precious time
Time  wasted ; 
Now with instinct...

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Categories: illogic, memory,
Form: Imagism



Extinguish And Emblaze
We do not despise 
What God gave us 
We do not dislike 
Our countless flaws
We whom wonder hastily 
Clinching to life after life
Hanging on with...

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Categories: illogic, life, visionarylife, god, allah, god, life,
Form: Free verse
Jihad Donald Trump Style
The glory of America, now heats up 
   with agitation poised to strike on the brink 
sans legislation incites humiliation, 
  ...

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Categories: illogic, abuse, america, anxiety, dark, grave, hate,
Form: I do not know?
DAUGHTERS
DAUGHTERS


Opposites presented …
One in talons of  Eagle
One on wings of  Dove
Equally beautiful, equally loved

A torrent from a fierce black cloud
The yang of the...

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Categories: illogic, daughter, introspection, love, autumn, sun,
Form: Free verse
Jihad Donald Trump Style
The glory of America, now heats up 
   with agitation poised to strike on the brink 
sans legislation incites humiliation, 
  ...

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Categories: illogic, bullying, evil, grief, hope, jewish, perspective,
Form: Concrete
No shucking Small Talk
Contains More Than Kernel Of Truthful 

alienation, expulsion, ostracization 
     from body politick 
     if member of...

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Categories: illogic, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Political Verse
Beliefs
Funny how our system works
when you can believe without a care
but once you disagree
oh no, how could you dare

'please, im sorry'
'I thought we were having...

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Categories: illogic, people
Form: I do not know?
THE VORTEX, MY SPINNING MIND
The vortex of my life 
spins my head around
my mind can’t contain the inhumanity 
their turbulent illogic and excuses make me crazy

The vortex is the...

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Categories: illogic, faith, political, social,
Form: Free verse
Who Knows
She feels the urge to ask,
And in a different time she would have,
I guess it’s just another mask,
Removed by hands of time.
A child asks a...

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Categories: illogic, angst, anxiety, character, depression, growth, happiness,
Form: Free verse
Scissors
Scissors and paper cuts
gashes, slashes, and crooked ruts.
Thank society, you made me this way
Everyone knows there's a price to pay.

Burns and scars, brutal pain
mind anticipating...

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Categories: illogic, life,
Form: I do not know?
The Lunatic Fringe
The Lunatic Fringe

By Elton Camp

Once it was a wild-eyed man carrying a sign
“Tomorrow, all but me will be left behind.”
Now we have far more from...

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© Elton Camp  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illogic, peoplepeople, people,
Form: Rhyme
Overdraft Paralyzing Sucker Punch
White as a sheet ghostly color,
sans countenance of mine
impossible to differentiate between
Lenovo external screen background
myopia no deterrent as jaw slackened
upon Citizens Bank notification

current spate of...

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Categories: illogic, absence, angst, books, death, howl, introspection,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member ramble
what language form's best
for non-material things
minds and ideas...
aren't just illusion
they're based on experience
and so a language...
repeats and reflects
on itself to the point that
illogic is clear...
in...

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© sand blown  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illogic, adventure, allegory, allusion,
Form: Haiku
Dump Trump a lump n prowl lot terror re hot
Dump Trump – a lump n prowl lot terror re: hot

The tattered glory of America, now heats up
with agitation poised to strike on brink
arty choked...

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Categories: illogic, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Political Verse