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Best Illusionary Poems

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


Illusionary Hallucinogen
I would like to thank you for your visit.
I have removed these poems for a distant future book publication.
I believe we poets, can make a...

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Categories: illusionary, imagination
Form: I do not know?



Premium Member Mirror Mirror
Your reflection is a liar
It makes no confessions 
The image reaches within
Cold fingers claw at your mind
A mirrored smile
Taunts you
Haunts you
No words spoken
Yet you hear...

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Categories: illusionary, fantasy, fear,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE PRINCE OF PURPLE
Beneath the opal white moon, the crying doves shed their precious tears,
Causing the purple rain to fall, melting at the lavender notes of musical dreams,
Camelot’s...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusionary, imagery, imagination, inspirational, international, music, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member EDGER ALL POE
Our dark founding father, of American literature,
A sinister beacon of darkness, lighting the way
Into the darkened abyss of mankind’s soul.
Within the galleria of madness, he...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusionary, character, dark, history, imagination, inspirational, international,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Christmas Carol
Oh the Ghosts, Oh the Ghosts!!!
The Ghosts of Christmas shall haunt the wicked
They shall haunt the bitter and sorrowful decrepit creatures
Your hunched back and wallet...

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Categories: illusionary, childhood, christmas, funny, poetry, writing,
Form: Light Verse



Premium Member INNER BEAUTIES PROMISE
How many emotional tears have we so cried, us the unperfected,
The Barbie generational rejected, or Ken doll unrealistic Idol worship.
Cursed by society’s vision of ultimate...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusionary, change, conflict, confusion, courage, culture, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE DAYS OF WINE AND ROSES
Flickering in the night, a melting’s texture of regrets afterglow,
Candlelight’s waxed drippings staining the white laced table cloth,
Yet in the black and white photo album...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusionary, art, beauty, devotion, emotions, imagery, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Fat Lady has Sung
O harlot of colored scarlet hath divided the spoils
The wealthy, well oiled, prophesy uncertainty 
Thee measures of  barley spoil not the oil or wine
heavenly...

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Categories: illusionary, angst, faith,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night

Life is a cruel wench, a beckoning tramp, she is.
 Sprawling wide open to draw us into her erotic nectar.
 She whispers lurid...

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Categories: illusionary, introspection, life, nature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Thinking About Angels
Thinking About Angels

Here I am thinking 
about angels, guardians
in the sky.

Funny thing: grief.
Well maybe ‘funny’
is the wrong word.

 ‘Volcanic’
‘Annihilating’
‘Illusionary’

‘Pulverizing’
‘Instantaneous’
‘Gasping’

‘Forever’ is
the kicker.

Here I am thinking 
about...

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Categories: illusionary, death,
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: illusionary, august, confusion, culture, inspirational, internet, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE STAG
THE STAG

It's a creature of vapors mist, existing within a thin veil
Of nothingness, descending from the unknown pastures
Called Nirvana.
A mystical spirit lingering in the sacred...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusionary, art, beauty, inspirational, international, mystery, mythology,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Songs Of Power
Songs Of Power 

(Lost As Blackness Invades)

Where the agony invades life seems in blurs,
And the long nights eat the fruited trees,
And later, night dreams stalk...

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Categories: illusionary, allegory, death, humanity, loss, poetry, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member "LOL, For Christ's sake" (A Blog)
(This is a Blog)
          How about a little humor, for we as human beings need it....

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Categories: illusionary, introspectionlost, lost,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Where Bumbles Bounce

To the wild overgrown garden
of my age crammed mind
I keep returning, thirsting for
the nectar of neglected nights,
when moonlight shone in vain,
searching for scattered words
among the...

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Categories: illusionary, age, memory, old,
Form: Free verse
Broken Verses
                        ...

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Categories: illusionary, lost love, me, heart, heart, me,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Sustaining Secretive Solitudes
I put aside my heart where love betrays the nestled night,
And egotistical echoes fall short in their submissive stagger…
Sanctioned solitudes fill the antagonizing abrasive air,
As...

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Categories: illusionary, sad love, silence, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FOOTBALL

Two opposing warring factions, meet upon the AstroTurf
Battlefield, in the sporting arena of Victory or agony’s defeated,
Warriors of the pigs skinned javelin, tackle each other...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusionary, america, football, imagery, imagination, inspiration, sports,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member CHOCOLATE DREAMING

I’ve dreamt of mountains of rocky rode ice cream, dappled with candy
Kisses of purity sprinkled on top, hot steaming fudge pouring from heaven
On high, cascading...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusionary, addiction, chocolate, dream, fantasy, food, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE BLOOD MOON
THE BLOOD MOON

In the crimson illusions of the blood moon,
The creatures of the night howl and swoon,
As the cursed emerge from hallows of the cryptic
Shadow...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusionary, adventure, dark, fear, halloween, history, holiday,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Time Such as This
‘I thoroughly believe the time is near, 
even in 2012 this year, 
the need is quite clear, 
stubborn concepts will resist for sure,
to no avail,...

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Categories: illusionary, angst, parody, children, children,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS
THE HOUSE OF MIRRORS

Come one, come all to the fabulous House of Mirrors,
Souls and the soulless, all are Welcome here in these
Reflective cell prisms.
Enticements glass...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusionary, adventure, courage, dark, fear, halloween, history,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member THE GHOST MIRROR
GHOST MIRRORS

Ghostly images captured within the prism of reflected light,
Ethereal waves rippling against reality’s framed surface
Of the translucent, as phantom hands press, slamming at
The fragile...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusionary, art, halloween, imagery, imagination, inspirational, mirror,
Form: Free verse
Between Two Worlds
The world  that a normal person, finds him or herself living from day to day, and that of a writer, who allows their creative...

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© Gil Garcia  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: illusionary, write, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silent Majority
Secrets are anxiously being kept with a behavioral struggle, as one of the special few enters the room; obviously preoccupied with his thoughts. Bottom teeth...

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Categories: illusionary, betrayal, fear, metaphor, power, silence, society,
Form: Prose Poetry