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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 My Far Side
You say, I’m too far, 
towards the far side?
It’s a hazard of my left-handedness,
that I see the logic in abstraction.
Worlds lay within worlds
and colors bleed...

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Categories: psychological, how i feel, imagination, poems, poetry,
Form: Free verse



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: art, friendship, imagery, introspection, poetry, psychological,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 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, imagery, myth,
Form: Free verse
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: abuse, dark, grave, hurt, pain, psychological,
Form: Sonnet
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: confusion, corruption, emotions, hyperbole, poetry, psychological,
Form: Couplet



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, i am,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Free verse
The Truth About ADHD
Growing up with ADHD forces you to adapt,
impulsive behaviour controls how you react,
attention span wanders and naturally distracts,
you face an impact, that in fact, doesn't...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anti bullying, perspective, psychological, truth,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Free verse
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 illness, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Hominoidea -



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Categories: psychological, animal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The True Mother






“The True Mother”




What part of a heart
in another could one trust
when betrayal comes
like a silver bullet words and deeds
sharp piercing to burrow 
bleed out Life’s...

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Categories: betrayal, imagery, love, mother daughter, psychological,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Rhyme
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: anxiety, dark, depression, emotions, psychological, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
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: abuse, anger, betrayal, emotions, psychological, spoken
Form: Lyric
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, encouraging, friend,
Form: Free verse
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: how i feel, life, philosophy, psychological,
Form: Rhyme
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, math, philosophy,
Form: Monorhyme
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,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member From the Padded Cell
in this your padded cell of silence
you torture me
in your straight jacket of neglect
I writhe
tormented
tried

from the observation window
you look in
cold hearted
indifferent
you take notes
of my descent
from...

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Categories: psychological, abuse,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Rhyme
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, love, passion,
Form: Free verse
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: betrayal, depression, evil, ireland, philosophy, psychological,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Celebarating The Adventure Of Advent: A collaboration with Kai Michael Neumann
Universal elegy grieves and yet embraces shifts of paradigm
New beginnings consciousness initiates comprehends and thus proceeds from
Illusion’s delusion collusions misconceptions in the irritating
Vortex whirlpool immanent...

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Categories: psychological, adventure, community, universe,
Form: Sestina
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,
Form: Rhyme