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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,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Gnarled Shadows
Through shadowed trails, beneath the moon’s cold stare, 
     Its Amber gaze: a burden hard to bear.
This feathered prize found peace...

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Categories: psychological, conflict, dark, emotions, gothic,
Form: Narrative
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,
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,
Form: Free verse
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 a...

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Categories: appreciation, bird, psychological,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Cruel Compassion, Collaboration With the Silent One
My mind is a puzzle of cryptic metaphors.
whilst searching for my sanity,
I've become my own worst enemy.
In this cauldron of despair,
time is like sand in...

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Categories: psychological, angst, anxiety, mental health,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member 19 Crimes
My confession
I murdered them all
impostors
claims of poetic devices
when the evidence was only
rants piled upon rants

A circle of praises
made the courts dizzy
the frauds committed
only added to...

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Categories: psychological, art, character, conflict, introspection,
Form: Free verse
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,
Form: Couplet
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
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,
Form: Rhyme
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,
Form: Free verse
Are You Safe
Are your mind and heart open
Are you safe
For the weary and forsaken 
Are you safe
Does empathy over prejudice prevail 
Or do different perspectives tip your...

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Categories: heart, psychological,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mind vs World: A Poetic Singularity
Let me lead you on a voyage to the singularity,
where mind and world collide.

What is the mind?
A filter that selects and connects,
   the...

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Categories: psychological, imagination, mystery, parody, philosophy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Defying Predictability
With hair ablaze, a jester unconfined,
I scoffed at the mundane, its life declined.
My wardrobe, a riot, a rhapsody bold,
Mismatched socks my standard, stories untold.

In classrooms...

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Categories: psychological, angst, character, conflict, humor,
Form: Rhyme
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: psychological, betrayal, imagery, love, mother
Form: Free verse

Book: Shattered Sighs