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Best Suffocates Poems

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Premium Member Shadow of Death
My shadow flirts with the sun
As I caress the darkness
We are one and separate
As my shadow smiles
Anxiety suffocates me
The shadow will soon fade
I shall die

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Categories: suffocates, angst, destiny, introspection, pain, philosophy, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Counting Seconds-The Rewrite

i sit lonely. 

the crowded restaurant is thick with sound 

i pick away at it 

moving back into the stagnant silence 
of my own comfort


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Categories: suffocates, mental illness,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Comes a Wind
Thirsting, thirsting. . . shriveled earth
suffocates in summer’s dearth,
yearns for rain clouds’ forthwith bursting:
Shriveled earth. . . thirsting, thirsting.

Browning, browning in their beds,
flowers parched hang...

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Categories: suffocates, nature, daffodils,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Storm is Brewing -----
A storm is brewing.
Heavy water laden clouds rise thickly,
the darkening sun plunges quickly
behind deep purple mountains,
hiding the gentle moonlight
that normally lights my erratic way.

I meander...

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Categories: suffocates, storm,
Form: Free verse
Who Am I
Daughter  of Mary and  Louis
(Named after my late grandmother ) 

My name is  Charmaine
a name originated from latin
Charmaine means -a song

Eldest of...

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Categories: suffocates, prejudice,
Form: Bio

Premium Member Life is Short
it seems in just the twinkling of an eye
life passes by
and one's left at the brink
with time to think
before the fall 
into the great abyss

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Categories: suffocates, life, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Don't Try to Love Me
Don’t try to love me…
Please...walk away
Love someone else
Just….hear what I say…..

My love is sunshine
My love is rain
My love brings pleasure
My love gives pain

My love is...

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Categories: suffocates, love hurts,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member SASH OF TEARS: LUNE

The frigid air
suffocates slow the crimson heart:
sash of tears...
Pretty Little Lunes - Poetry Contest
Sponsor Name - Andrea Dietrich

Olive Eloisa Guillermo
9:50 pm, August 02,...

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Categories: suffocates, break up, cry, depression, health, heart,
Form: Haiku
Wolf Song
When air is still and dread silence suffocates
death violates esteemed sylvan sanctity—
whose jealous eye in malice deprecates,
absent demur, spurns all that ought to be.

Sussurus raised...

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Categories: suffocates, nature,
Form: Sonnet
All alone in a bush downstream
Where not a soul was likely to dwell
Pinned against the green grasses, a young girl
Injecting her ruthlessly, a cruel hunk

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Categories: suffocates, abuse, child abuse, pain, sympathy,
Form: Narrative
When the earth crumbles            
Into something foreign and
Suffocates me—dead
Like a spider in the water,

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Categories: suffocates, death, depression, philosophy, sad, death, me,
Form: Blank verse
Amid the Purple Phlox
I am losing you again

White, oh your skin, whiter than pearls…
I sit here, trying not to stare,
Serene you are, as you lie in your bed,

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Categories: suffocates, angst, death, loss,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Where Bumbles Bounce

To the wild overgrown garden
of my age crammed mind
I keep returning, thirsting for
the nectar of neglected nights,
when moonlight shone in vain,
searching for scattered words
among the...

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Categories: suffocates, age, memory, old,
Form: Free verse
Forever Abandoned
wrists are severed 
the deepest cuts are traced in red 
so beautiful the seperation of her flesh from the razor 
feeling a pain she's never...

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Categories: suffocates, loss, pain, kiss,
Form: Bio
She lost her brain long ago
She lost her brain long ago
Sanity vanished along with the ghost of time
Calloused bones reach from the ground
No sound 
Just shallow breath
That breathes
And snarls a...

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Categories: suffocates, angst, beauty, confidence, freedom, growth, slam,
Form: Rhyme
Resonance of Separation

Dying on the inside,
withered tears falling on fallow hope
Bittersweet memories
rooted in moist pain of barren joy

Too many loving words left unsaid,
drowning silence
suffocates every wet pillow...

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Categories: suffocates, allusion, loneliness, loss, sad love,
Form: Dramatic Verse
from the very depths i always feared
a rising chill sears itself to my soul
i’ve no need of water
i deny myself no longer
comfort in the sweet...

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Categories: suffocates, angst, anxiety, depression,
Form: Lyric
Corona virus

Corona virus sent to try us 
Unnerve  Confuse  deplete  divide us 
It comes to scare it comes to kill 
The vulnerable the...

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Categories: suffocates, death,
Form: Free verse
Slow Suicide
Inhale... trying to live in the presence of a crowd
My imagination suffocates...
Exhale... I'm losing touch of the norm 
This is too much air for my...

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Categories: suffocates, addiction, death,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member When Something Isn't Right
Have you ever had a nagging feeling that something isn't right ?
Now multiply a hundredfold, this represents my plight
The world laid out before you, on...

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Categories: suffocates, introspection,
Form: Rhyme
I Won't Obey Laws that Condemn Man
I won't be obedient,
I'll be defiant
Of laws that have no compassion.
I won't obey laws that condemn man.

A law that stops beggars begging,
So they can't eat...

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© Raj Napal  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suffocates, conflict, corruption, courage, god, humanity, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
A healthy Kenyan Ego Poem
A huge ego breaks off love’s embrace,
A tiny ego slips off love’s embrace,
No ego, no embrace of love!

A selfless ego suffocates from love’s embrace,
A selfish...

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Categories: suffocates, allah, angel, caregiving, christmas, courage, dream,
Form: ABC
The Bleeding Rose
"The Bleeding Rose" 

A rose so beautiful with crimson lips

Slain by pain, and drowned by drops of rain that drips

Into the stem that locks in...

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Categories: suffocates, love, heart, heart, rose,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member cage of the rosary
gravity is a cage, welded by god?
to confine greed and selfish curiosities
restrain this plague called us...
we should be allowed to float about
spread out
ingest life from...

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Categories: suffocates, space, time, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hollywood Horror
Immortality reigns in the land of the living
opening its windows for Life to close its doors.
So much evil, chewing the helpless human flesh
senses of sight...

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Categories: suffocates, emotions, horror, humanity, violence,
Form: Free verse