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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...

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Categories: impairment, introspection
Form: Free verse

Vision, perception
Staring, observing, gazing
Ability to see everything, total visual impairment
Stumbling, groping, touching
Darkness, sightless

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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© 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

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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...

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Categories: impairment, anxiety, caregiving, mother daughter,
Form: Acrostic

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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,...

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Categories: impairment, body, dedication, desire, health,
Form: Blank verse
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...

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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...

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Categories: impairment, on writing and words,
Form: Verse
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...

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Categories: impairment, life,
Form: Free verse
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...

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Categories: impairment, daughter, death, loss, mother,
Form: Rhyme
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...

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Categories: impairment, parody, people, satire, science
Form: Prose Poetry
clapping insanity
insanity clapping
just look
flapping ears
elephant wingd
wingding with
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...

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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,...

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Categories: impairment, baby, judgement, parents,
Form: Rhyme
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...

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Categories: impairment, old,
Form: I do not know?
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...

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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...

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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...

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© 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...

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© 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

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

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Categories: impairment, celebration, celebrity,
Form: Couplet