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Best Nervous Poems

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

Why I am here in Poetrysoup?

I like a seed carelessly thrown 
upon dirty solid black, brown rocks,
I strive, thrived to grow 
despite big rough blocks..


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Categories: nervous, poems, poetess, poetry, write,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Day She Disappeared
A collaboration between Paul Callus & Carolyn Devonshire
Where were you when she disappeared?
Is the moment caught in your mind?
Were you nervous as the day...

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Categories: nervous, inspirational, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Silence Of My Lust

 There was sweat on my brow, 
beads of them as I approached her. 

I was a young man, still green. 

She was a mature...

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Categories: nervous, love, lust, romance, romantic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Because
I was a fool.

I was a fool searching for reasons why.

Reasons why I
Grin with sudden boy giggles

As if Karma was my DJ,
Playing cotton candy woven...

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Categories: nervous, dream, innocence, life,
Form: Free verse
Necromancer (The Haunting Continues...)
In the cemetery I walk, so dark it is this night.
 Hoping that the Ghouls won't start to bite.
I feel the tug of the dead,...

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Categories: nervous, death, fantasy, imaginationdark, dark,
Form: Heroic Couplet

Premium Member The Shout Whisperer
As I climbed up the ladder backwards
I somehow ended up at the bottom
I whispered in the ear of summer
until she turned into autumn

When my mirror...

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Categories: nervous, angst, care, color, dark,
Form: Rhyme
In A Blink Of An Eye-Collaboration with Charmaine Chircop
Sitting on the window sill with the wind in my hair

I gaze up into the stars, pondering the great unknown.

Thinking back of that night, when...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: nervous, childhood,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Corey Fazel
Koorosh the Great, Friend

All of my heart
One tear
Or one Monsoon
No amount, no grandeur
Can express the sorrow
Oh yes, I am sad, I am saddened
I am in...

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Categories: nervous, beauty, death, death of
Form: Free verse
You and I and I and You
You, who are so perfect in my eyes, so beautiful- adorable, and I, so flawed, ugly, damaged and crawling with defects; why do you enjoy...

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Categories: nervous, anger, beautiful, corruption, crazy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Pedicure Virgin
I don't know what came over me that day - an instant of weakness after years of resistance, I suppose.

My beaming spouse leads me, a...

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Categories: nervous, humor,
Form: Prose
Premium Member White Lace and Snowflakes
Nervous as a harried hen, Mom was in a dither
Would wedding guests be kept away by the winter weather?

My cheeks so rosy from the sting...

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Categories: nervous, weddingeaster,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member An Unusual Colonoscopy
I stepped in for my first colonoscopy. I was nervous everyone could see
I had a choice to be awake or put out if I was...

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Categories: nervous, humor, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Fairy's Fantasy
Somewhere deep in these enchanted woods
a fairy is perched upon a delicate daisy
she yawns and stretches her transparent wings
as all around her in the dim...

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Categories: nervous, fairy, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Blind Terror - 'Memories 2'
Memories Episode 2 ... continued from 'Memories' (Episode 1) 

Unaware of my surroundings but knowing it’s a dream
Instead of lulling me into a fake sense...

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Categories: nervous, dream, emotions, horror, mystery,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Old Bear
The Old grizzled Bear... was now keenly aware
    as he lay in his Cave all alone.
Where his time as King... was a...

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Categories: nervous, funny, humor, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Shades of Misty Grey
On a day bathed in so many shades of misty grey
There upon those rugged cliffs above the Fundy Bay
Heart pounding like the thunder in those...

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Categories: nervous, beauty, color, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Christmas Snow
Nervous as a harried hen, Mom was in a dither
Would wedding guests be kept away by December weather?

My cheeks so rosy from the sting of...

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Categories: nervous, christmas, wedding,
Form: Rhyme
Rabbit Don't Run

My shy moth eyes
were attracted to the beauty of your flame
The pleasure of knowing you
was worth the risk of me feeling the pain
From the hurt...

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Categories: nervous, allusion, angst, dark, sad
Form: Ode
Dirty Finger Tips
Stand tall even when the stars fall 

In every dream there is a lock the key berried
in reality keep digging keep digging don't '
stop ...

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Categories: nervous, faith, hope, life, life,
Form: Free verse
Surviving the Narcissist's Merry-Go-Round
You seduced, you stole, you exalted, you annihilated, 
You elevated, you decimated, you connected, you sucked me dry,
You opened me up, you closed me down,...

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Categories: nervous, betrayal, break up, conflict,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Nocturnal Contagion
While it feels in the noontide, just steps through the trees,
As the sky bleeds to twilight – the sweetest disease.
On a walk through the maples,...

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© david mohn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: nervous, romance,
Form: Rhyme
When She Smiles
Now the birds are singing
And the sun is shining
And everything is going alright

But the clouds keep hanging
And it won’t stop raining
Because the clouds won’t stop...

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Categories: nervous, girlfriend-boyfriend, love, passion,
Form: Rhyme
Muted Blue
I'll hold this place for her loving faintly-
fragile, and tepid outer layer veils so thinly
a gorgeous core shining bright and quietly
  Her eyes say...

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Categories: nervous, love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Why of Who I Am

The why of who I am would take a book
to give full explanation, but right here
I’ll spell it out – though I cannot be brief,

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Categories: nervous, me,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member A Little in Love
A little in love
is all that I'll be
maybe I'll fall
just a degree

Maybe I won't
melt when he smiles
maybe my hope
won't run for miles

Maybe my world
won't encircle...

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Categories: nervous, betrayal, dark, desire, heartbreak,
Form: Rhyme