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Best Suffocated Poems

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

My biggest fear is to be alone with my thoughts,
To be surrounded by the past,
Swallowed whole by my mistakes,
Stalked by what could've been, what should've...

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Categories: suffocated, conflict, confusion, emotions, sorrow, teenage,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member As fields become barren
What has become of me?
Like a madman laughing in the rain,
wandering through fields of barley,
where ghosts whisper my name.

Hesitantly venturing forward,
reluctant to turn back,
loved ones...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffocated, analogy, death,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Arikara Born
I like many others have lived in our dreams
In this world where I lived amongst forests and streams
Where the Great Plains stretched and our rivers...

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Categories: suffocated, america, childhood, places,
Form: Rhyme
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: suffocated, angst, beauty, dedication,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Listen
Do you hear me calling
In the midst of your night
Can your hear me whispering
I need you by my side.

It was so quiet here
I can't hear...

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Categories: suffocated, deep, depression,
Form: Concrete

Reaching Out

Through thickening haze,
I hear your voice call my name, 
encouraging me, words beating 
with my heart, guiding me home
as I stumble and crawl… 
lost in...

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Categories: suffocated, freedom, hope, imagery, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Pine
Among a stand of pines I lived my life,
blissful in the ignorance of my own fate.
Tall and proud, my fellow trees and I
stood along a...

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Categories: suffocated, nature,
Form: Free verse
Home Of The Hang Man
Home Of The Hang Man

The children are so full of doubt
No one is allowed to speak
No one is allowed to shout
Opinions are driven underground
Seems that...

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Categories: suffocated, brother, childhood, confusion, family, father, lifechildren,
Form: Free verse
Surviving the Narcissist's Merry-Go-Round
You seduced, you stole, you exalted, you annihilated, 
You elevated, you decimated, you connected, you sucked me dry,
You opened me up, you closed me down,...

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Categories: suffocated, betrayal, break up, conflict, confusion, for
Form: Romanticism
Cheesecake Nightmare
Love me or hate me
few people can take me
plain, unadulterated, true to myself
their compulsive need to gussy me up
or completely disguise me
gives me nightmares...
Horrible- horrible!


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Categories: suffocated, food, humor, humorous, silly,
Form: Free verse
Drowning In Self
Sinking in a sea of Me
I gurgle, choke and bubble
down I go into my depths
into a world of trouble

Immersed in self, I cannot breathe
I'm suffocated...

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Categories: suffocated, anxiety, depression, how i feel, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Beaten not Forgotten
For BATTER or worse!
Tired of facing this bat-less ball
My life tied up and beaten to a pole, 
like the color black, the pain is...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffocated, america, art, bullying, depression, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - Summer's End -

Summer is like bathing naked in honey
Liquid hot gold shiny sweet honey
You feel it like velvet on your skin
It fills you with wonder - sweetness...

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Categories: suffocated, autumn, summer,
Form: Free verse
A Husband Abuse

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Categories: suffocated, abuse, husband, poetry,
Form: Prose Poetry

We watched horrified, awe-struck for hours while the...

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Categories: suffocated,
Form: Free verse
50 Fallen Stars
50 Fallen Stars
There's a plague of insanity among us
Is it blind ignorance or just the blatantly ignorant?
A whole new land of despair and those with...

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Categories: suffocated, allusion, america, anger, art, corruption, holocaust,
Form: Verse
I am trapped.
By these four walls of my room,
By this skin and bone.

Locked away
And suffocated
By the pressure in my head.

Sounds seem distorted,
Like a fish 

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Categories: suffocated, allusion,
Form: Free verse
The Hands of Pain
My soul pounds with rage.
This heart has been scorched,
by your burning words.

My soul gasps for light 
slowly suffocated,
By your hands of pain.

I bare the mark...

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Categories: suffocated, dark, fear, grief, hate, relationship, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Fingers Eat Dirt
My feet drowned water
My fingers ate dirt
My mouth failed filth 
My heart beat yours

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Categories: suffocated, celebration, encouraging, freedom, future, sad, strength,
Form: Free verse
"Blood In Vain Falls Heavy"
Nothing hurts me now, been the one to fall, painless, no feelings for my friends, not caring for the family
I once died for, another mind,...

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Categories: suffocated, depression, forgiveness, friendship, funeral, hope, lossme,
Form: I do not know?
you called, here i am
Right  from your sleep I heard your voice
Calling out to me, ranting my ears
Oh dear how can I not hear?, I just have to...

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© white sage  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffocated, beautiful,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Where is Nessie
Where are you, Nessie?
You, have lived so long, 
an eternal legend…
Neptune’s companion.

Have humans murdered you?
Has oil’s black-death, 
slick suffocated you?
Perhaps Fukushima’s burn,
has scorched your scales...

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Categories: suffocated, animal, corruption, earth, earth day,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Leaves Change Color
As the leaves change color
So do I change my mood
I love the autumn months
They are cool to the touch
And filled with a feeling
Of a breeze...

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Categories: suffocated, autumn, seasons,
Form: Free verse
Footmarks of Lost Love
I have watched winds fade away, her foot marks in the sand
Watched, as the sight of her got swallowed in a distance
Her last words still...

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Categories: suffocated, absence, emotions, loneliness, lost, lost love,
Form: Ballad
What The........?
What has gone wrong? Is there a soul left on this  planet that believes in what our elders 
drilled into our heads? Such as:...

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Categories: suffocated, introspection, life, people
Form: Light Verse