Get Your Premium Membership

Best Impairment Poems

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


Cloud of Impairment
See not through shaded sight,
Susceptible to shadows which weave intricately 'gainst what better left to the naked eye.

Remove such stiflings so that the stars might...

Read More
Categories: impairment, introspection
Form: Free verse



Premium Member I CAN SEE CLEARLY - FOR NOW
Sighted
Vision, perception
Staring, observing, gazing
Ability to see everything, total visual impairment
Stumbling, groping, touching
Darkness, sightless
Blind

Diamante Contest 
Sponsored by Janis Thompson

10~12~16 
...

Read More
Categories: impairment, senses,
Form: Diamante
Yield not, but know
Ash - grey chemised
she shifts her shape
as silver flakes float coat
stripped naked places, 
sheath curves and angled spaces
Angry glitter tingle stings
thick earth skin with prickly...

Read More
Categories: impairment, natural disasters,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member seal watch

azure blue ocean
grey seal sunbathes on dark rocks 
picture perfect scene

I witnessed this scene this morning when we were doing a recce for a walk...

Read More
Categories: impairment, animal, nature, sea,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Foolish Fish
On that night two foolish fish
Were found garnished on his dish
They’d dropped out of school
For playing the fool
Not to die had been their wish

Now they...

Read More
Categories: impairment, crazy, fish,
Form: Limerick



Victim Or Survivor
Scars on your arms and legs
Like permanent tattoos
They never fade away
Long live the memories
You wish would disappear
Sink away into the past 
Turn into shadows
Follows you...

Read More
Categories: impairment, abuse, courage, feelings, identity,
Form: Free verse
The Welder
Blaring grinding blares thy engine
In mending together humanity’s ails,
Flickering light shines thy mender
In shining some light in humanity’s ails.

Sacrificial lamb in mending thy breaks
In little...

Read More
© Dowell Oba  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: impairment, on work and working,
Form: Ode
Free Speech
Hateful words ring out, attacking, 
Full of malice, piggybacking
On the wings of dire dogma that is narrow to the core.

And the people who are screeching
To...

Read More
Categories: impairment, freedom, racism,
Form: Verse
Premium Member PATIENCE
P arent becomes child becomes as parent –

A pparent is elder one’s impairment.

T rying feelings and thoughts run concurrent

I n this cycle of human life...

Read More
Categories: impairment, anxiety, caregiving, mother daughter,
Form: Acrostic
Choice
                        ...

Read More
Categories: impairment, age, death, suicide,
Form: Villanelle
Sabrina Fortune
Sabrina has the condition speech dyspraxia, 
Which caused a mild intellectual impairment, 
And so competes in athletics throwing events, 
Specialising in the shot put discipline,...

Read More
Categories: impairment, body, dedication, desire, health,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member THE HEART OF IMAGINATION
On sudden impulse, his impairment is anguish 
as the deaf boy tries to speak 
while communicating with signs;
although his body is strong hopelessness weakens his...

Read More
Categories: impairment, blessing, hope, jesus, love,
Form: Rhyme
Written Word
Truth be known that most of us are able
to write and communicate, but
there seems to be speech impairment
for the species since the spoken word
never seems...

Read More
Categories: impairment, on writing and words,
Form: Verse
DWG
saw a demo for the glasses being 
developed by Google,
which will be the first step in
the direction of 
an “augmented reality”
that will be totally facilitated...

Read More
Categories: impairment, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A YOUNG LIFE TAKEN
Ruth wasn't more than seventeen,
the cutest girl I had ever seen;
a drunk driver collided head-on
with a Buick Regal at an excessive speed.
That intoxicated man had...

Read More
Categories: impairment, daughter, death, loss, mother,
Form: Rhyme
SixtyfourF
SixtyfourF
CharlaXFabels
The Underdog
The most disgusting thing of all the hair unkempt can be over looked the smell 
can be ignored but the alcoholic impairment the fumble...

Read More
Categories: impairment, parody, people, satire, science
Form: Prose Poetry
clapping insanity
insanity clapping
just look
at
it
flapping ears
elephant wingd
wingding with
out
ing
bam bam bam
bambooing beams
brilliantly bashing blue
berrys burning cruise
connecting cooperation doom
eons elation elevates emotion
fusion focuses firmly finding
grindind greetings global go
holding hopes...

Read More
Categories: impairment, art,
Form: Free verse
The Rejected Baby
It was my moral duty to operate and in many people's eyes, I was admired.
I did what needed to be done and because of that,...

Read More
Categories: impairment, baby, judgement, parents,
Form: Rhyme
Diamonds
Don't laugh them off for their
wasted simplicity
Diamonds endure
a foisted impairment of reason
Even torn asunder,
they rise when dreams fall
and children cry

Don't turn them back and wear...

Read More
Categories: impairment, old,
Form: I do not know?
Breadwinner
For many years, you were our family's breadwinner.
Your money paid for our breakfasts, lunches and dinners.
Because of my mental impairment, you continued to support me...

Read More
Categories: impairment, anniversary, cancer, dad, death,
Form: Rhyme
A Poet Cursed

It’s an enduring strain,
	and a constant fight,
to remain focussed,
	when failing sight,
defeats my writing
	of poetic lines!
Frustration oft rules,
	when I see few signs,
of what I’ve written,
	for all...

Read More
Categories: impairment, health, stress,
Form: Narrative
Shoot The Moon
I cannot still believe my karma
When all drab hope expired
And with it my faith
In humanity -
We met.

I do not question Fate,
It's snakelike ripcord slither;
I accept...

Read More
© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: impairment, devotion, faith, love,
Form: Verse
In Plain Sight
I feel her svelte presence impinge upon 
my consciousness, is lurching 
with the shades of light 
upon the edge of falling night 
where she is...

Read More
© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: impairment, life, love, passion, teen,
Form: Verse
Ten Percent Brain Myth
Medical and/or scientific experts
     doth now corroborate,
promulgate, validate...(wait
don't go there's much more)
     linkedin with falsehood
  ...

Read More
Categories: impairment, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Free verse
THE SATIRIC WARRIOR
THE SATIRIC
        WARRIOR
Let us sing a song for a hero
The warrior from satiric battles so
.
With a well balanced...

Read More
Categories: impairment, celebration, celebrity,
Form: Couplet