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Best Over My Head Poems

Below are the all-time best Over My Head poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of over my head poems written by PoetrySoup members


A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: over my head, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Cookie Jar
Standing on tippy toes
Top shelf 
Reaching
Stretching
Finger tips edging the jar forward
Imagining the taste of chocolate chips on my tongue
Yumm mom's chewy delicious wait till Saturday...

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Categories: over my head, adventure,
Form: Rhyme
In the Bleak Midwinter
In the bleak midwinter,
frosty wind made moan,
Earth stood hard as iron,
water like a stone;
snow had fallen, snow on snow,
snow on snow,
in the bleak midwinter,
long ago.

-...

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Categories: over my head, suicide, winter,
Form: Haibun
Some Mornings
Some mornings I lie in silence
just staring at the walls
not a sound at all around
except the ticking down the hall
it can feel so refreshing
without a...

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© Tim Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: over my head, love, morning,
Form: Free verse
Raindrop Butterflies
The snow slowly morphs into rain, a thousand cold cocoons that release raindrop butterflies into the frosty air. They glisten in the morning light, clinging...

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Categories: over my head, new year,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member My Handicap Beach
My Handicap Beach


As I lay here and look out the window from our hotel at the absolutely amazing view..
It makes me wonder how something so...

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Categories: over my head, blessing, emotions, how i feel, inspiration,
Form: ABC
Closet song
It calls to me,
From the darkness,
It sings,
Ever so sweetly,
A finger beckons,
Bloody and scarred,
I can feel the terror,
Clutching at my heart,
The whispers,
The hinge squeaking,
The door softly...

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Categories: over my head, horror,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Day In School, Thru Autistic Eyes
alarm goes off*
I sit straight up startled and scared
Just my alarm, I hit the button
Get up and go to the bathroom
I brush my teeth with...

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Categories: over my head, child, childhood, emotions, feelings, loneliness, pain,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member A Unique Job
It was very hard for me growing up
As had to raise my two months old cousin.
Me! An adult at the age of six, yup.
After three...

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Categories: over my head, life,
Form: Sonnet
A Wounded Heart Bleeds
Love is blind, deaf, dumb and stupid.
I blame it all on the imp called Cupid.
No warning shot fired over my head
His arrow struck and brought...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: over my head, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Counting Every Blessing
I thank our Lord for the blessings bestowed:

There is a roof over my head; I’m not living in a cardboard box
Even though my wound still...

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Categories: over my head, funnymay, me, cancer,
Form: List
March
March

Sweet, bitter March,
last year tears haven’t dried out up 
till now and yet you
are already at the door,
knocking lightly!

Sadness is still flapping over my head...

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Categories: over my head, nostalgia, march,
Form: Prose Poetry
Maybe Tomorrow
Now I'm here, fighting my own demons.
Tell can you see them, with their eyes burning so red.
My hands are weak from breaking all the molds.
I've...

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Categories: over my head, lost love, love, song-sorry,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Return To Me
Return To Me

As I count the days until this Spring's thaw,
darkly a shadow hangs over my head.
Your sweet memory for me holds it all
always a...

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Categories: over my head, art, heart, longing, love, passion, princess,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member survival : epic contest
The snow mobile stops and sinks to the level of the snow, no more to go
Which way do I take for shelter the sure or...

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Categories: over my head, journey, snow,
Form: Epic
Uniquely Me
I'm allergic to sugar which helps me keep slim
If I eat too much, congestion makes me grim

Never bought lipstick, my lips are naturally dark red
People...

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Categories: over my head, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Scaredy Cat
Trembling in my bed tonight
I cannot close my eyes
The movie on the late, late show
Says everybody dies

Now some say I'm a scaredy cat
But tonight is...

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© Larry Belt  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: over my head, funny
Form: Rhyme
Yes, There Really is Monsters
Growing up as a child I never wanted to sleep alone
In fear of the darkness and most of all the unknown
“Mommy is there monsters” I...

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Categories: over my head, childhood, recovery from..., sad, me, childhood,
Form: Sonnet
Smiles and Cries
It doesn't matter what you say because I'm going insane 
I've put a bullet in my brain,  what's the name of the game that...

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Categories: over my head, depression, hip hop, june, rap,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member SCARY FIRST MEETING
I wore my pretty pink dress; you told me
I looked quite divine. Nervously I walk
through the door, your ma wails like a banshee,
but I clear...

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Categories: over my head, boyfriend, humorous, parents, relationship,
Form: Sonnet
I am a Machine Gun.
When I gave you my safety, I had only you in mind.
I could protect you and defend with a love so refined.
 
You claim not...

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Categories: over my head, dedication, depression, lost love, loveme, me,
Form: Rhyme
The way home
From where I am I now begin
So over my head, so over my self
How can the future be my home
When I’m not here now?
I need...

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Categories: over my head, lifeheart, future, heart,
Form: Free verse
4ML
She gave me a dry idea
Then asked me if I wanted to join her
To go dancing in the rainwater
Only for me to wake up
And find...

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Categories: over my head, devotion, friendship, happiness, hope, loveme, me,
Form: I do not know?
My Emo Corner
I wake to find the day is gray,
All my hopes are chased away.
I pull the covers over my head,
I just woke from a dream I...

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Categories: over my head, depressionday, emo,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Premium Member Mr Grumpy's Rainbow: contest
I looked out of the window what did I see
A beautiful rainbow shining there for me

Remembering the story mam read last night
Will have to go...

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Categories: over my head, rainbow,
Form: Couplet