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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

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: stress, angst, anxiety, conflict, crazy,

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,

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,

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,

Premium Member Halloween Birthdays
Halloween birthdays compare to no other
Preparations begin at the end of summer
Leaves change color, a chill is in the air
Outdoor decorations appear everywhere

Talk of ghosts,...

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Categories: stress, autumn, birthday, childhood, halloween,

No time
Off goes the alarm, I continue to sleep
I wake up flabbergasted, my brain takes a leap
The milk boils over, I run amok in vain
The newspaper...

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Categories: me, stress, time, world,

Premium Member Bittersweet
So bittersweet is this creative art
of writing thoughts through words of poetry.
So many say how peaceful is my heart
that it can shape a verse that's...

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Categories: love, poetry, stress, words,

Premium Member - BuBBles -
Lovely foam bath and lots of bubbles
Who knew it would lead to trouble

A luxury for wounded muscles and joints, with quality
An oasis of calm and...

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Categories: dog, fun, stress,

Never Surrender
I'm a grit teeth beginner breaking out the cage,
growing strong and fitter with wit coming of age,
squeezing letters out of lemons got me in a...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stress, anxiety, character, confidence, conflict,

i will not fail
You want the truth
There are people out there 
That just want to take away your youth
There is nothing we gain
But the fact
We carry around a...

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© tia himes  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, death, stress,

Wondering if you see the good in me?
its there but do you expect much more?
Ah tell me would you then want to be free?
Those expectations...

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Categories: stress, confidence, conflict, life, mystery,

Premium Member Midnight Typhoon
Spring tide
pounding against
a rocky relationship

between the
new moon and
earth’s pie in the sky.

On an island
of one’s own making
in the mind —

like a whirlpool
when imagination
slips away

on a...

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Categories: stress, anxiety, depression, dream, imagination,

The Color Missing
The Color Missing
Red, black, and blue are the colors of our work pens. Red is the color of the blood we spill on other people’s...

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Categories: stress, abuse, age, art, business,

New Road
In a new road,
Rain will fall,
Wind may blow,
Swifting our woe.

The road forever on and on,
Many paths to choose,
Many paths to take,
Home behind,
World ahead...

Through the shadows,

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Categories: stress, adventure, art, confusion, dark,

Her Masterpiece Is Her Story-part two
(please read "Her Masterpiece Is Her Story" before reading the second part. It'll make more sense and probably be more enjoyable!)

The girl who has beautiful...

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Categories: stress, dark, how i feel,


God is always love
Forever seek the kingdom;
Praise the creator
Keep giving what you can give
Please endure until the end

Beautiful Heavens
Protecting the meek ones earth
Watching over us

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© humble b  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stress, angel, baby, baptism, beach,

Premium Member Stressing
Stress is starting to overwhelm me;
It’s certainly wearing on my health.
To many stressors all surround me:
Lack of time, lack of wealth,
Adult children always sponging off...

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Categories: stress, change, fear, future, life,

Heard through the office grapevine
the boss will now resign.

Have to beat the deadline
or that position won't be mine.

I need to work and sacrifice
no sleep tonight,...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: humor, satire, stress,

She writes her songs and her poems,
not one person know 'em.
She listens to the sound of her music,
she's stuck to it like a tick.

If someone...

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© Ana Jusino  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: stress, analogy, beautiful, beauty, blue,

The Effects of Stress
My hearts pounding
A steady thrum
That's drawing closer
A pain in my chest
With every single breath.

My hair is falling,
It pulls out in my hands
I cry as it...

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Categories: stress,

Seed Of Friendship-A dedication
L-iving in a world of vast 
souls formed from 
another voided world,
E-ntering thru portals 
from their world to earth.
O-ozing spetacular smell 
and wail when the...

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Categories: stress, addiction, angel, care, change,

The days seem to go by so fast. there is a void in the air, the birds have lost their vibrant beat, the ocean has...

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Categories: stress, dark, depression, devotion, dream,

A Perfect-
A perfect crime.
The paper the victim,
the weapon a pen.

A perfect time.
The thoughts in my head,
a prayer, I say, amen.

A perfect day.
The mood is right,
it is...

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Categories: stress, confusion, dark, depression, goodbye,

Premium Member MY ANXIETY
I look at the calendar 
Check the date and time
My appointment looms
Just three days to go

I light a lavender scented candle
And inhale the soothing scent

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Categories: stress, anxiety, body, cancer, how

Premium Member Relieving one's self of stress
There are so many things we like to share
And bring love in to take away care
The best way to relieve stress
Is to remember the good...

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Categories: stress, beauty, cheer up, depression,