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Best Stress Poems

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


Premium Member A Man Under Stress, A collaboration with Francis Crasto
My appreciation Francis Crasto for allowing me to collaborate with you as your 'psychiatrist' on ‘A MAN UNDER STRESS’- A great sequel to your recent...

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Categories: humor, rap, stress,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member FANCY STRESS - COLLABORATION WITH THE AMAZING NINA PARMENTER
There’s a party tonight so I bouffe up my hair
Pamper and powder my sweet derrière,
Arrive at the door, all done up to impress.....
Oh man, I...

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Categories: stress, celebration, clothes, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
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: stress, angst, fantasy, teen love,
Form: Rhyme
I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my heartbeat.
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air, 
Overwhelmed by...

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Categories: stress, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination, racism, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Ungrateful child
I woke up that day with tears in my eyes,
after I heard about your father's demise.
Guess you've never understood,
the point of being his blood.

I remember...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stress, anger, death, death of a friend,
Form: Rhyme



Frozen Noose
Anxiety    (The Worst Noose In Town)

-- like flooding waters, creeping in
I count 30, seconds, holding my breath again
Drowning in agitation, overwhelmed by...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, conflict, crazy, stress, valentines
Form: Epic
Premium Member Charm like harp strings - 128 words
Your mind's in knots,
as stress plagues thoughts.
On hope you cling,
to bloom like Spring.

Its fine my dear,
nerves can cause fear.
Don't be so scared,
gifts must be shared.

Your...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stress, muse, music, silence, song, sound,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Meaning Of Life
Since I've resolved to laugh at life-
   find humor in its flaws,
      and realize that stress and strife
are...

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Categories: stress, life, meaningful,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Poem Ingredients
Many ingredients bake writing inspiration.
This recipe combines a stirring sensation:  

Heaps of desires never realized
as marinated in teary sore eyes;
Quantities of wide open spaces
caramelized...

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Categories: stress, desire, food, how i feel, imagery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Chainsaw Blues - bawdy limerick LOL
There was a lumberjack from Borehamwood 
A chainsaw mishap took off his manhood
His Love life now a mess 
And it caused him great stress
So he...

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Categories: stress, funny, humor,
Form: Limerick
I Need Your Help Daddy
I’m tired
I’m Physically and Emotionally tired
I don’t want to be the strong one anymore
I can’t this time
I don’t know what to do Daddy
I need your...

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Categories: stress, absence, angst, cry, dad, death, depression,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Invisible: co-written with C Devonshire
clad in rags, he wanders on Wall Street
   he is invisible to hustling stock brokers
       he is...

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Categories: stress, remember, veterans day,
Form: Free verse
Ghosts of the Sun Dance-Part 1
Ghosts of the Sun Dance

1. The Path

A quest dating back through our history
Surpassing the flesh, a spiritual path
Human endurance, road to mystery
Dark trail winding through...

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Categories: stress, spiritual, sports, endurance, drug,
Form: Crown of Sonnets
Premium Member Eye Power- A Collab with Justin
You possess me with those eyes of pyromania
a tidal wave of temptation thrashing into my need for euphoria
romanticized on appetite for agile reckoning of kiss...

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Categories: stress, passion,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Contest Surprise
 I wrote a poem for a contest
    And it got some great comments
 I thought it was one of my best
...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stress, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
Love Poetry
If only for a moment,
I could swoop you away.
I’d plan an entire night,
Easing the stress of the day.

Fresh cut roses in a vase,
And a candle...

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Categories: stress, love
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Summer Wind of Sea
Bless me with the magic you possess,
wafting balm of coolness through the air.
Summer wind of sea, erase my stress
as I languish beachside in this chair.

Wafting...

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Categories: stress, magic, me, nature, peace, sweet,
Form: Pantoum
Third Person
He speaks metaphorically to avoid dealing direct, 
shows the unknown hand he’s against too much respect, 
writes about his bravery though it’s no where to...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stress, anxiety, depression, introspection, lost, me, mental
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Thank You My Love List
Some people find it difficult to say thank you to your married partner.  One can hardly stress the importance of first of all saying...

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Categories: stress, appreciation, love, thanks,
Form: List
Premium Member LUDix-Rym -Five Decades an Adult


My first ten years (or childhood), I'd say were pretty great.
although my confidence could easily deflate.
To be a teen - For this I could not...

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Categories: stress, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Emperor Has No Prose
An emperor spoke in poetic verse
Which led to fame for him at first
But after some time became a curse
For the emperor had no prose.

Poetic measure...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anxiety, humorous, people, poetry, stress,
Form: Light Verse
Math
Why do we need math?
Because it puts us on a narrow path.
Even though it sometimes makes you swell up in wrath.
To most,
Math just causes you...

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Categories: stress, math, school,
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: stress, art, education, encouraging, life, math, philosophy,
Form: Monorhyme
Maturity
As I sit by the window and look out towards the sun,
A half of me says stay, while the other half says run.

I know it's...

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Categories: stress, childhood, me, life, me,
Form: Free verse
Call Of The Wild
I envy those living as part of the wild
For I too, once heeded its call
A smoldering ember since I was a child
Urge, and belonging all...

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Categories: stress, humanity, journey, life, nature,
Form: Rhyme