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


Rape
October: I'm eighteen, shortcutting home
through an autumn-burnished churchyard -
copper-lustred leaves, moss-skinned stone -
a jaunty swing of skater skirt and arm,
college folder square-sturdy in my hand.
In...

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Categories: sick, abuse,
Form: Free verse



Sleepless Night
Sleepless Night

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Teardrops, bagged eyes, a way of sin
The mirror reveals a lost eternal soul
A conniving move against tonight's phantom glow
Voices circle around the insomniac moon
Like...

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Categories: anger, death, farewell, memory, mother, sick,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul



As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls

I heard the words destined to me
“Be...

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Categories: sick, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: sick, god, life,
Form: Sestina
Premium Member A girl named Sue
POTW 1 Oct 2018

Gossip about her
swept the school yard through
“Hey if you’ve got what it takes 
There’s this girl named Sue
For a pack of smokes
or...

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Categories: sick, angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme



No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: sick, abuse, bullying, deep, evil, how i
Form: Dramatic Verse
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my mind,
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my veins,
               ...

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Categories: sick, abuse, analogy, art, corruption, death, depression,
Form: Epic
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.

One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
That...

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Categories: sick, abuse, addiction, anger, body, boyfriend, bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tears on her pillow - continued from A girl named Sue

Tears for a Mother
Fears for a Father gone
Fate deals an unfair hand
The door to youthful joy closing
on adolescent shoulders imposing
grown up responsibilities instead

Eyes sadly deprived...

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Categories: sick, fate, first love, hope, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member TOUCH -Sharon's Acrostic contest
Tenderness exudes from him as he takes the hand

Of the woman, sick and frail; he’s a gifted man.

Uncommonly calm, he utters, “God has a plan.”

Consoling...

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Categories: sick, spiritual,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member A Glimpse


guilty as charged
i stole it tall
every consonant 
every vowel
every word
every sentence 

plagiarized 

the ocean
in its unique shades of blues and greens
combined and blended to create
its...

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Categories: sick, beauty, celebration, character, creation, heart, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Bleeding Love
Introducing: Jan Allison & Poet Destroyer

Pierced by shards of shattered glass 
Deeper and deeper you stab me 
With lies and venomous words 
Dissecting my heart...

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Categories: sick, abuse, anger, betrayal, conflict, dark, sad,
Form: Free verse
The Poets I Hope to Meet in Heaven - A Tribute to Chan Hurst 1979-2014
A few poems written by Chan Hurst, (Just That Archaic Poet)

I hope that we can find some comfort in them at this sad time.


"A Rational...

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Categories: sick, dedication, farewell, friend, miss you, poets,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member He Touched Me
Do you know what it is like to be an untouchable?
To be so filthy and disgusting
That people shrink away from you
Do you know how it...

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Categories: sick, miracle,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The D Word
Sitting and gazing at the world through the window.

Silence is broken with whistles of wind, 
rustling through lifeless leaves.
As specks of rain trickle down panes...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angst, relationship, sick,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Slave
Like a herd of cattle, placed on a ship.
Upon my back, I felt their whip!
Ripping into my flesh, excruciating pain.
Forced across the big water on...

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Categories: sick, courage, death, slavery, perspective,
Form: Quatrain
My Little Soldier Boy
Gary, you are my little soldier boy,
who died on Veteran's Day. ('83)
My sunny, golden-haired soldier boy,
that I still miss in every way.

You had just turned...

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Categories: sick, child, death, remember, boy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member YOU ARE GOD and I HAVE TO BELIEVE
YOU ARE GOD and I HAVE TO BELIEVE


My dear Father God above the heavens high
ever loving and ever faithful in loving me
even though, I am...

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Categories: sick, christian, conflict, confusion, faith, feelings, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ETERNAL RECURRENCE
ETERNAL RECURRENCE*


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“I am certain that I have been here as I am now a thousand times before and
 I hope to return a thousand...

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Categories: sick, future, life, , atheist,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Crack like fissures
  To The Brink For The Ink    Crack Like Fissures 


Another page scarred with ink.   Upon her page, I...

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Categories: sick, angst, beauty, dedication,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Politics and Poetry - is hate really the answer

Politics and Poetry – is hate really the answer

Why write a poem of hate about Trump
He’s been there just over a week
Though Hilary Clinton the...

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Categories: sick, angst, political,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member HE'S MR KNOW IT ALL - NOW A COLLABORATION
Old blabber mouth gets on my wick
His attitude makes me quite sick
He plays to the crowd 
Is brash and so loud 
My husband thinks he's...

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Categories: sick, humorous, voice,
Form: Limerick
Soldier
I saw a burial with a bugler playing taps;
I turned to my father, “what happened?” I asked.
He clutched my hand and with a quiver in...

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© Ed Coet  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sick, death, father, inspirational, loss, lost love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mirror, Lie to Me
I stare at my mirror
So shocked by what I see
There is a strange woman
Staring right back at me

I must’ve been abducted
This must be a crazy...

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Categories: sick, me, pain, satire, time,
Form: Quatrain
Whisky Moment
~the Fear of Never~ A DRINK TO REMEMBER!


   And the fire catches every time, my heart needs a sip
I bear no shame pouring,...

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Categories: sick, abuse, addiction, celebration, muse, passion, poetry,
Form: Free verse