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Best Psychological Poems

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


Premium Member Other Side of the Wall
Silence?
or
is that a cry
I hear

Screams?
or 
is that
memories
hiding?

Wall
yes I listen
to a wall
days
weeks
forever

A white wall
stares back at me
curiosity mounts
I feel the wall
whiteness
blinds me

My heart stops
a rhythm
still
dances

ah
a smile...

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Categories: psychological, art, friendship, imagery, introspection,



Premium Member A Glowing Treasure
A GLOWING TREASURE

A glowing treasure of her beauty’s might,
attractive smiles of pretense to beguile
the fervid passion cast in darkest light
to please the eager touch of...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: psychological, abuse, dark, grave, hurt,

Premium Member I See You
I See You...

Wanderer, wanderer, lost in the haze
void of direction, succumb to the craze.
Give ear to my madness, so deftly designed;
deception de-jour: aimed to muddle...

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Categories: psychological, confusion, corruption, emotions, hyperbole,

you are, i am
open your doors
close all the windows
sleeping's such a bore
suffocate it with pillows

psh, i'm not hellbent
shut your mouth
it's called character development
WOOPS. broke routine again
and the poem's...

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Categories: psychological, absence, beautiful, confusion, dark,

Music To My Ears
Effervescent elation arises and dances to ancient echoes; the rhythm of the drums heartbeat.  
Champagne notes bubble into the night sky; night music of...

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Categories: psychological, animal, bird, dream, image,

Sarah's Story - Mental Illness
Sarah’s Story - Mental Illness

Sarah, the “Crazy Lady,” was a familiar sight,
roaming the streets any time of day or night.
Her foul body odor announced her...

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Categories: psychological, crazy, depression, hurt, mental

Premium Member Advice
Do not look to me with questioning eyes
For i do not possess the answers you seek 
i cannot taste the bitter sweetness on your tongue,
or...

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Categories: change, drink, psychological,

Premium Member One Dismal Night
One dismal night in Autumn’s chill  
With thunder, deafening and shrill --
I, in my chamber, dark and damp
Lay restlessly near flick’ring lamp  
Heard...

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Categories: psychological,

Premium Member Chimney Swift
Chimney Swift

My precious chimney swift
Envy alone
Has named you so mundane
Tethered to the slightest pause
Amid your life upon the wing
Describing you as drab
Cigar shaped
And flying like...

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Categories: appreciation, bird, psychological,

I Was A Victim Of Slander
First off,
you think you won but you'll never kill,
you tagged teamed up for two years & still,
I fought, out thought & upstaged your skill,
a war...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: me, psychological, slam, truth,

Premium Member Dancing with the Devil
Lost between the borders of heaven and hell,
confusion led to this story, one must tell.
Surrounded by a world full of violence,
I closed my eyes and...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, introspection, psychological,

Premium Member Cutting My Losses


Atmospheric grayscale mirrors my mood
where rainbow pastels are loath to intrude,
monochrome perverse looms ‘cross universe --

black powder train, mind is gun barrel gray
cold dispassionate muzzle...

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Categories: psychological, anxiety, dark, depression, emotions,

Premium Member The Pain Game
Why do people, want to cause
Other people pain
Where is the Love 
That will break the chain

Someone says something
Then it's tit-for-tat
I've played this before
We all know...

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Categories: psychological, abuse, anger, betrayal, emotions,

Premium Member PERCEPTION
   PERCEPTION

Before the abyss, I had it all
Letting go of all I see
My friend, I hope our time won't end
It took a short...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: psychological, abuse, analogy, art, dedication,

Premium Member AN EXISTENTIALIST ASKS---WHAT IS LIFE
What is life?

Euphonies, cacophonies and chromosomal anomalies
intertangled destinies and illusive methodologies 

Occurring in obscure dimensionless time
Millenniums fertilized to create the sublime

Perceived by ideations so pure...

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Categories: psychological, how i feel, life,

Premium Member In the bed they make
And when will the tides turn against confident indifference?!

When will humanity cease
To throw cats against curiosity’s silver coated dagger

Another played out song
Another dramatic lyric
Shifting embellished...

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Categories: life, psychological, slam,

Make It Count
line count and word number are equal in this selection....

"Make It Count"
by:  Eric L. Boddie

A
Man may
Come to play
But if you say
Oh no baby, not...

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Categories: psychological, art, education, encouraging, life,

Premium Member The Hanging
The jury was unanimous
Twelve cried out justice
Guilty
It was just before the changing hour
The hanging planned for quarter past midnight or so
The moon was full, the...

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Categories: psychological, betrayal, depression, evil, ireland,

Asperger's Child
Some say you're not quite whole,
But I know better, Angel Child.
You live in a place all your own,
Free, unhinged, sometimes wild.

In precious moments you let...

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Categories: granddaughter, psychological,

A Love Story
The girl is an ultra-modern scholar, 
Belongs with an upper-middle class family. 
Looking very nice, smart, gets angry suddenly. 
She reads M.A in English at...

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Categories: psychological, culture, deep, emotions, loss,

Premium Member Xanthophobia
Zanthoxylum shrubs with clustered yellow flowers,
Yolks of eggs and yellow jackets make her want to scream.
Xanthophobia ensnares her. It is sickening
Wakening to an aureate dawn’s...

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Categories: fear, psychological, yellow,

Premium Member The Fix
He fills his syringe with poisoned words
pulling the letters one by one from his rusted spoon
They rise up through the needle in perfect order
"Disgusting" ...

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Categories: courage, poets, psychological, recovery

Premium Member Psycho Evaluation
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Categories: corruption, irony, psychological, wisdom,

Alchemy
How do you change a lie into the truth?
Alchemy, dear children ...
this is how it's done, using unverifiable proof
First, you take a sick, dirty lie,
and...

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Categories: corruption, dark, psychological, word

THE PLIGHT
THE  PLIGHT
I never cease to ponder at the turmoil in my life 
Though I feel my soul is peaceful it is manifest in strife...

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© Vic Pister  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: philosophy, psychological, spiritual,