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Best Illogical Poems

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


Premium Member Never Enough

Why does the voiceless canary stare so bleakly?
Why do the sullen grey clouds desert a sombre sky?
As the ugly black smog blots out the valiant...

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Categories: illogical, environment, nature,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member IT'S A MAD HATTER'S WORLD
A spinning world globe just set off the center of its axis pole,
Welcome to the mad-mad Hatter’s topsy-turvy upside down
Wonderland, just another inside out hole...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illogical, adventure, character, fantasy, imagery, imagination, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
This is my Anxiety
Falling asleep to illogical thoughts.
Seeing red or nothing but spots.
Heart racing toward the finish line.
Can't seem to catch that breath of mine.
A whooshing roar inside...

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Categories: illogical, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ignorance
Ignorance is irksomely invincible. It infiltrates.
It inches imperceptibly. Its instigators integrate,
imparting its illogical ideas. It intoxicates.
Ingrained in institutions, it invisibly ingratiates.
Its idiotic inferences idly indoctrinate.
Its...

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Categories: illogical, silly,
Form: Alliteration
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: illogical, angst, conflict, confusion, courage, philosophy, science,
Form: Free verse



Onoff the cuff
I believe that poetry is and of is was were have has been of as one pretenses a 
poetic practical pompous, pro  (p) ransomedramatical...

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Categories: illogical, august, confusion, culture, inspirational, internet, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Kids Were Playing
Kids were playing outside, in the playground.
Swing, slide, sandbox and Mary-go-round.

One was sitting inside, with bottle in one hand.
Thought of things that will never be...

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© James Hou  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illogical, addiction, anxiety, child, death,
Form: Imagism
The Meaning of Life: Extinction or Transcendence
Since humanity first became a sentient species, aware of time, space and its own mortality, there has been only one question that matters:are we just...

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Categories: illogical, appreciation, atheist, death, god, spiritual, world,
Form: Prose
The Vicious Cycle
I haven’t been here in a while
At this point in my life that is.
The point where something great becomes misconstrued
more filled with angst instead of...

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Categories: illogical, heartbroken, how i feel, passion, relationship,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member RANT WITH A SLANT


I challenge you to a rhetorical
to prove me wrong else be unconventional 
‘bout a problem that’s gone systematical
everyone’s so radical and cynical   
once...

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Categories: illogical, culture, freedom, grief, love hurts, perspective,
Form: Monorhyme
Dreaming Tree Desires
progression withered aged vines

  after clarity was shaken,

dreaming tree shed its leaves

   ceased to take pity

    on the eternal...

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© Paloma P   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illogical, allegory, imagination, inspiration, introspection, nostalgia, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Asperges carer
It is hard living with asperges
Everything is black and white
Nothing is illogical 
Day is day and night is night

You can not read emotion 
You don't...

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Categories: illogical, anger, confusion, mental illness, social, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Politely We Nod

Preposterous and illogical things
proffered as fact.  Unwilling to be fought,
politely we nod.  In time the lie clings.
Why hold to reason when we can...

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© P.S. AWTRY  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illogical, change, confusion, courage, culture, truth,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Palace of Aloneness
A Palace of Aloneness.

This palace of aloneness is not my home. 
It's bricks know only the time of run-off bygones.
Transition past it's thousand entrances 
impaired...

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Categories: illogical, endurance, feelings, loneliness, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member LIFE and DEATH

       LIFE and DEATH

               ...

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Categories: illogical, death, life,
Form: Sonnet
A thank-you poem for my history teacher
Dear Mrs Chan,

Thank you for all the things
You’ve clearly explained and shown
And even more for all that 
You left me to find out on my...

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Categories: illogical, thank youme, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member New Beginnings
Today we begin with a quote from Eisenstein
with commentary in brackets
informed by Bucky Fuller's cooperative metaphysic 
of Synergetic Steerage.

"We have a[n intuited, autonomic systemic] need...

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Categories: illogical, nature, philosophy, political, psychological, relationship, religion,
Form: Narrative
Believe In Yourself
BELIEVING IN YOURSELF
By Allan Clarke
It's completely illogical believing in anything
if you don't believe in yourself, 
believing in self means believing in God. 
Each and everyone...

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Categories: illogical, america, courage, dedication, desire, encouraging, fear,
Form: Free verse
love from begining to end
dreaming messmerized hypnotised
idealized illusions.
imagination illumination sophistication
idealistic determination.
sadistic seduction illogical distruction.
delusion seclusions confusions intrusion.
insignificant insecure isolations instigations.
deceptive demeanor defective delight
fury rage scorned fight
...

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Categories: illogical, life, love,
Form: Diamante
Premium Member Faithful Paradox
To argue a point illogical of Precept’s grace...
`Tis argument distinguish of beastly concepts

For the expanse is from Precept advance...
From space a face is given of...

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Categories: illogical, angst, space,
Form: Couplet
Theatre of the absurd - fusion
Godot has arrived
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern
Alive and well thanks!

...said the haiku poster
Crudely pasted to the fence
Who was too busy selling stolen goods
To notice he was a...

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Categories: illogical, funny, humor, humorous, nonsense, silly,
Form: Free verse
Thy Sword: The Masculine Principle
What is this period, which illustrates the weak motions 
of dull blades, and misguided swings?

I am an unfortunate imitator, as the fearless edge I once...

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Categories: illogical, allegory, change, leadership, men, metaphor, strength,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ''Quantum Mechanical'': An Exercise in the Lyrical
It’s so logical
and poetical,
it's certainly atypical;
and not proverbial, 

but integral
and, oh so controversial!
But is it topical,
optical,

even for the intellectual
to see the actual
pragmatical
to its theoretical?

So casual,...

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Categories: illogical, humor, humorous, rap, word play,
Form: Lyric
Call Me Skitzo
If I walk across scolding coals, does that make me unstoppable
If I steal metaphors, does that make me a mastermind UN-robbable?
That's improbable, but it's not...

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Categories: illogical, hip hop, psychological,
Form: Rhyme
God Is
God Is

God is not confused
God is not amused
God is not impressed
God does not watch commercials
God is not the target demographic
God does not buy name brand...

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© Karega Ani  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illogical, black african american, blessing, character, deep,
Form: Free verse