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Best Illusion Poems

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

Premium Member It's an illusion
(one-act play)

The patient

They call it a sickness, a psychosis, an insanity, but I know: this is the leverage 
by means of which I can set...

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Categories: illusion, world,
Form: Prose Poetry

In The Stars
       Written in The Stars 

Two hearts bleached by the sun

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Categories: illusion, fantasy, love, muse, romance, star, stars,
Form: Free verse

Paper Thin
Cut down to any size,
Crumble, crop me wrong 
Pull the insulation from my heart.
Never will I be "A Paper Doll!"
Thank you for calling me...

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Categories: illusion, change, creation, friend, identity, moving on,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Hot And Cold Comes The Night


must know
I cried yesterday 
and I think I broke the world
so I braided some words into twine
planted some sweet...

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Categories: illusion, depression, heart, introspection, love, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The True Knight
POTD 9th April 2018

Synopsis -
A story of selflessness without jealousy or rancor that is often evident through the ages in all walks of life, even...

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Categories: illusion, love, romance, sensual,
Form: Romanticism

Premium Member Love's Eternal Death
The hollow eyes of love are never gone
They keep within the waves of trembled tears
From days so poor when love was looked upon
And one where...

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Categories: illusion, emotions, lost love,
Form: Sonnet
Plethora of Poetry
~STRIP TEASE~     Featuring:) SKAT

Silver Skimpy Ink, String, A POET DESTROYER's bling, bling
Think of me as a human ditty delicious decoration,
Something along...

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Categories: illusion, addiction, adventure, beauty, passion, sensual, sexy,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member White Cane
He walked down Goverment Road West
With a white cane, in shaking hand
Wearing Stevie wonder glasses
People called him the pop bottle man

With a white cane, in...

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Categories: illusion, community, history, memory,
Form: Pantoum
The heartaches of living are many
The comforts of living are few;
The truths we are told are not many
And the lies we were told have come...

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Categories: illusion, life,
Form: Rhyme
Malaise in My Heart
There is a void in the hollow of my breast
where once my heart beat, undeterred
It flurries now in lethargic rhythm 
quelling emotions it has never...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusion, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member I See You
I See You...

Wanderer, wanderer, lost in the haze
void of direction, succumb to the craze.
Give ear to my madness, so deftly designed;
deception de-jour: aimed to muddle...

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Categories: illusion, confusion, corruption, emotions, hyperbole, poetry, psychological,
Form: Couplet
Just another sinking tear
In this river full of pain
Racing fast to nowhere
A world that's gone insane
Hope committed suicide
Before I had the chance
Forced to live without...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusion, angst, betrayal, break up, cry, heartbreak,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member No Words
Words I’ve never spoken
are those I’ll never write,
like words that might recall
the glow I felt one night. . . 
One choice lifetime’s fragment
I took for...

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Categories: illusion, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dancing with the Devil
Lost between the borders of heaven and hell,
confusion led to this story, one must tell.
Surrounded by a world full of violence,
I closed my eyes and...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusion, angst, introspection, psychological,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In The Shadows
  "If only we choose to see"
        the invisible people,
      Who live...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusion, lost, people, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fool of Infiniti and Queen of Fate
Fool of Infiniti

A wanton bird pecks at the stars
A Jester peers through crystal bars
This prison of love with rainbow hue
Illusion parts to lets you through


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Categories: illusion, dark, fantasy, feelings, horse, imagination, metaphor,
Form: Rhyme
There Will Never Be A Sunset Without Me Thinking Of You
There are long years to come ,and I know

I would never lick fresh sweetness

from the sugar of your lips

Nor will I taste the salty tears...

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Categories: illusion, absence, feelings, future, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Everything's Okay
Love is but an illusion
a mixture of lies and truth.
And non-responsive to dreams
or expectations of youth.

Through anguish and frustration
bravado falters and slips.
And yet in your...

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Categories: illusion, emotions, feelings, hope, hurt, imagery, love
Form: Quatrain
Pink Skies

I desire a beautiful sky.
One to inhale with my big brown eyes.
Fly like a kite, 
under the midday light.
Join me...

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Categories: illusion, funny, me,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Quo Vadis poetry, a damsel in distress-w
Captive damsel of creative-writing programs,   
Personalized, eulogized job of small groups,  
The frenetic activities handy to very few,  
Poetry now belongs...

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Categories: illusion, satire,
Form: Sonnet
Winter Solstice
You are
 the shortest day
but longest night
within a memory
of my four seasons

Every cell in my body
remembers you

It remembers
Your amorous glance
Your ardent touch
Your effervescent kiss

and even...

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Categories: illusion, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Decadent Proposal
She senses before she sees
The manicured nails - the elegant fingers
Holding out the hundred dollar bills - enticingly - so temptingly
A generous nights takings of...

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Categories: illusion, dark, desire, love, lust,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Llama Drama
(Was on a pic of a llama with a thick lock of hair on his head, styled in quite human like fashion and it was...

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Categories: illusion, animal, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wild pure and free love
I am just a country boy at heart
mustang free wild at spirit
Awakening to the bliss birds singing love piercing into a soul
Treasure gem in the...

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Categories: illusion, beautiful, love, romance,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member We Had Time, Eternity Or So We Thought
We Had Time, Eternity Or So We Thought

We had time, eternity or so we thought
days of sunshine, picnics in flowering fields.
In life and in love,...

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Categories: illusion, appreciation, art, happiness, loss, nostalgia, remember,
Form: Rhyme