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Best Suicide Poems

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


Suicide Masterpiece
Suicide Masterpiece

Sweatdrop
On top
Trigger pop
Written note
All I got
Hang knot
Body rot
Suicide cop

I hope not
Cry out loud
I think not
Body's hot
I am too proud
I am loved a lot
Rooftop.
Suicide bride

Heavy...

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Categories: suicide, abuse, art, body, death, emo, sad,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member Suicide Mind
What makes the decision
To flick the switch
To end ones life
For the sake of it
 
Troubled, debts
Bullied at school
Fork in the road
To let death rule
 
Mums,...

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Categories: suicide, daughter, death, depression, father, girlfriend-boyfriend, hope,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: suicide, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member I See You Says The Moon


They'll have you believe she was lost to the sea,
But the moon would beg to differ.

She was always lost,
Always looking for which way to go.
Or...

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Categories: moon, sea, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story
Her paintbrush is a razor,
Her canvas, her wrists,
"I deserve the pain."
She shrugs and insists.

One day the brush will push down,
And it will cut so deep,
That...

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Categories: suicide, abuse, addiction, anger, body, boyfriend, bullying,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member In Another Time
the waning moonlight thinly enveloped 	
the dusky canvas obscurely sprawling
across the way from the window I looked,
I knew a park was there with slides and...

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Categories: suicide, life,
Form: Rhyme
bloody wrists
I'm sitting on the floor
I'm crying so much more
trying to erase this pain
trying to forget your face
sitting here with the blade in my hand
running so...

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Categories: suicide, abuse, boyfriend, bullying, depression, emo, emotions,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member I Slipped On A Tear Drop
I  s l i p p e d  on a teardrop and landed in her arms. She never knew how much I needed...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, sister, suicide,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member NO ESCAPE - LYRICS
The freedom of life’s end without escape,
no place to elude the pain of despair.
So close was the notion of a black cape,
darkness to cover existence...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suicide, dark, deep, depression, lonely, sad love,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Even The Angels Wept
The day you died you took me with you,
The way you lied shook me black and blue.

The sorrow you felt, I sure felt it too,
The...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: angel, cry, depression, suicide,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member The Rest is Silence
I left her behind
emaciated
I left her
dying
I left her
I left her
I wanted to die there with her
there in the desert
where I left my mother
there where the...

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Categories: suicide, history, remembrance day,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wood Stages
I Death Wood

My skeleton, the trembling tree,
hit by the axes of ambulances
due to the decay of disease.
My muscles languish as wilted leaves.
My organs are rotting...

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Categories: green, moon, nature, rainforest, storm, suicide,
Form: Free verse
BEHIND THE SMILE
Just another sinking tear
In this river full of pain
Racing fast to nowhere
A world that's gone insane
Hope committed suicide
Before I had the chance
Forced to live without...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suicide, angst, betrayal, break up, cry, heartbreak,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Hopeful
Time to go home there’s that cursed bell
Excitement for most - for him an impending hell
A torturous journey - that takes him down life’s dark...

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Categories: suicide, anti bullying,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Fearful and perplexed
Fading sun elaborates
Tuscan yellow tinges
As vibrancy floats
Lavender on periwinkle
Embossing clouds 
In shades of amethyst

Granting scenic vision
Atop the red bridge
Suspended in perpetuity
From vermilion towers
In resplendent posture

Sounding...

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Categories: nature, suicide, sunset,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Desert Dreaming
A violent scene lay before me
Huddled in death, there’s Ella, Mary-belle, everywhere I could see
Swollen tongues, sunken eyes, frail bodies strewn in the hot powdery...

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Categories: anxiety, nature, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Images of feathers
"Once upon a midnight Poe"

Underneath the midnight mask, I remove the makeup at last,
The moon is anvil to my mood, mooring along the vacant vast...

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Categories: suicide, allusion, devotion, loneliness, muse, sad love,
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member There Lies Art
The easel beholds a half finishing painting
The paints beside have all hardened
Pain reflected in the partial emptiness
Staring back at that gathered crowd

The sun melts on...

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Categories: art, death, drink, lonely, philosophy, suicide,
Form: Free verse
Box of sadness to:(Rambling Poet)
My box of sadness too.

A box full of sadness I store under my bed.
With thoughts so sad
Making me wish I was dead.
With one look underneath...

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Categories: suicide, sadme, self, feelings, me, self,
Form: Dramatic Verse
To Jan Allison About Our True Real Self
Introduction: Our real problem is, "Will we ever be able to learn who our true, 
real self really is?" Being true to and with ourselves...

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© James Horn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suicide, inspirational, sad,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Cutting My Losses


Atmospheric grayscale mirrors my mood
where rainbow pastels are loath to intrude,
monochrome perverse looms ‘cross universe -

black powder train, mind is gun barrel gray
cold dispassionate muzzle...

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Categories: suicide, anxiety, dark, depression, emotions, psychological, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member ASP OF GRIEF
ASP OF GRIEF

She buries her head upon this asp of grief —
soft with reptilian fangs, hard with poison.
Her covetous husband lies upon the Nile’s reef.
She...

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Categories: suicide, beauty, death, grief,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus

Poets are like magicians.
They trick the heart into feeling, 
“things” they had no idea, were there at all. 

Sadly poets don’t always know how...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suicide, 12th grade, abortion, abuse, allah, america,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member unmedicated


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Categories: fear, mental illness, science, suicide,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member I Came By
I Came By…
(to see you)

You don’t see me. 
I see you, everyday. 
I am afraid to say hello. 
You may say good-bye. 

I just want...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suicide, beautiful, chocolate, cinderella, heartbroken, holiday, holocaust,
Form: Free verse