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Best Sufferer Poems

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

It comes in many shapes and forms
Some from abuse some from wars
Others include accidents or death
One thing is real they are  all bereft

I'm talking about...

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Categories: sufferer, inspiration, mental illness, military,
Form: Free verse

Glorious sufferer

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Categories: sufferer, satire, spiritual,
Form: Free verse
Light On the Devil's Chord -Day 1
And the music began,
And with power so strong, I nearly fell back from the force
Snarling, smiling, demons held me upright,
As the Precarious Prince began,

“Dare you...

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Categories: sufferer, adventure, crazy, deep, desire, heart, love,
Form: Narrative
What is a Poet
What is a Poet?

A singer of songs, a caller of warnings;
A crier of tears, a laugher, a weeper.
Lover of life; of nature, of God;
One set...

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Categories: sufferer, poems, poetess, poets,
Form: Prose Poetry
Majestic Blue


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Categories: sufferer, appreciation, beauty, emotions, flower, i miss
Form: Free verse

Mother died
the day you were born
With tears of joy 
in her eyes,
her last breath was womb torn
A forty year journey    ending prematurely


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Categories: sufferer, birth, death, loss, love, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
A Humble Prayer for Myself
Dear Heavenly Father, 

I ask that You would please forgive me for unconfessed sins of omission, transgressions of commission, and the iniquity in my own...

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Categories: sufferer, prayer,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Night Terrors
How silly for me to fear going to sleep
when I need sleep so much.
The intensity of fearful thoughts 
consumes me, and I just can't sleep.

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Categories: sufferer, confusion, mystery, night, sleep,
Form: Free verse
I'm sorry, I'm a little bit autistic
I’m sorry; I’m a little bit autistic. Please bear with me as I try to explain,
but it’s hard to see the world from your perspective,...

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Categories: sufferer, change, discrimination, perspective, , cute,
Form: Rhyme
The potters field
Like an intricate mosaic with just one missing tile.
You know something is wrong and has been for a while.
Surreptitiously working its way into your mind.

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Categories: sufferer, anxiety, depression, mental illness,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Political Terrorism
Life is a combination of different strata and classes
with the upper classes feeding on the states of the lower
which is the usual, displayed in most...

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Categories: sufferer, adventure, africa, america, passion, philosophy, political,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member The Barnacle on my bum part 2
My tale about the barnacle I bared upon my bum
has now passed into legend and folk law
The  battle I thought was over and now...

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© Peter Dome  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sufferer, crazy, fun, funny, nonsense, romance, silly,
Form: Free verse
The Big C
It’s terminal….the Big C has struck

Despite these prickly heartdart lyrics, man voraciously yearns for a glint of hope

Incurable strikes the ears, accelerates to the brain,...

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Categories: sufferer, death, depression, health,
Form: Free verse
The Great Beauty
The Great Beauty
                   by Odin Roark

How short...

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© Odin Roark  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sufferer, life,
Form: Free verse
Homelessness and Genocide Narrative Poem
 #1 Apr 21, 2015
I felt nearly dead but I was alive as I remember sitting in a room labelled "CityU of Seattle Library, looking...

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Categories: sufferer, abuse, anti bullying, christian, community, writing,
Form: Prose Poetry
Alpha Bet Cap Cha
Alpha Bet Cap Cha

Just twenty six letters of the english language to whit
twisted in various & sundry combinations pit
this bull dog of a canonical wordsmith...

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Categories: sufferer, anxiety, crazy, devotion, giggle, imagination, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Revenge's Reward- A Possible New Form of Poetry
You cower at my rebel yell
Envisioning hot flames of hell
I’ll cast on you a wicked spell
Before your plea for life I quell
My rebel yell, hot...

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Categories: sufferer, life, love hurts,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Bells of Amazing Grace
Two months had passed since her brother died
Eight weeks she had waited for his sign
One he'd promised to send from above
Assurance of his eternal love


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Categories: sufferer, devotion, faith, familybrother, brother, friend,
Form: Rhyme
The War Business
This is nothing but a profitable business ever,
The rich countries make weapons to kill other 
The poor nations are worst sufferer 
There is no one...

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Categories: sufferer, fantasy, feelings, poems,
Form: Classicism
Endless Pain

The pain will never go away,
The wound will never heal.
The evil that was done to you,
Is now your eyes, your heart.


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Categories: sufferer, hurt,
Form: Rhyme royal
War And Peace
From the very begging for survival issue we started war.
War and peace are the two parts of a coin;
A minor issue can create war close...

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Categories: sufferer, abuse, conflict, confusion, corruption, death, hate,
Form: Classicism
the poor, the sick, the infirm, the abused
not one, but plenty of them, all over
a vacant sadness on each face, waiting to be enthused
the poor,...

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Categories: sufferer, sympathy,
Form: Triolet
Ptsd pressup challenge
The 22 press up challenge is a real good thing
It helps the sufferer see that people do  care
Without this challenge they couldn't sing
But it's all about...

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Categories: sufferer, military, perspective,
Form: Sonnet
The Ugliest
You are a fantastic sufferer, 
A passionate star striker-heightening my tears to happiness
How I wish for merely a moment, that I could forget all my...

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Categories: sufferer, beauty, courage, i love you, life,
Form: Free verse
For The Sufferers -911 Poem-
Let us pray for the pilots
And hope they fly in heaven.
Let us pray for the passengers
And hope they’ve reached a peaceful destination.
Let us pray for...

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Categories: sufferer, angst, death, faith, funeral, loss, hope,
Form: I do not know?