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Best Surgeries Poems

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

Premium Member A Stubborn Man

He’s 85 and he says he isn’t going to die.
Stooped over very badly, maybe two feet shorter now
than he used to be in his prime

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Categories: surgeries, death,
Form: Free verse

How many emotional tears have we so cried, us the unperfected,
The Barbie generational rejected, or Ken doll unrealistic Idol worship.
Cursed by society’s vision of ultimate...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surgeries, change, conflict, confusion, courage, culture, emotions,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Just Knew
A Poem Please Contest
Sponsor: John Lawless

in love with you forever
sorrow can heal wounds
through sickness and health

I grew that day…
I knew that day…
I had high hopes...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surgeries, daughter, death, family, hope, husband, inspirational,
Form: Verse
Dear Cancer
Dear Cancer, Hi. Its, David Schwent.
       Just dropping a line after the time we've spent
Together off and...

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Categories: surgeries, family, thank you, wife, day, love,
Form: I do not know?
They don’t believe the Earth is dying
Slowly, painfully, day by day
They think that money can fix the problems
For the few they admit, they sit and...

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Categories: surgeries, life, natural disasters, nature, money,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member You Can Do It
I have survived trauma, Cancer, Lyme disease, Head Traumas,
Many surgeries, bowel obstruction and infection
For those with health issues, life can really hit rock bottom
Pain can...

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Categories: surgeries, change, endurance, health, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member With You Here In My Life - Poem
With you here in my life:
All enemies seem far away!
No longing have I now to roam!
The world seems like it’s meant for play!
Your aura’s warmth...

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Categories: surgeries, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member As Days Go By
Inspired by Opeth – The Drapery Falls and this entire year…

I sip on Super Mario Brothers hot cocoa cup
Filled with convictions’ drop
From streams of consciousness


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Categories: surgeries, friendship, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Prescription Drug Addiction

     A few years ago I got sick.  Real sick. Hospital sick.  Near death sick.  But I

survived or...

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© Dear Heart  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surgeries, addiction, drug,
Form: Haibun
A Hero
Barley a man when he went off to war
not really sure what he was fighting for

To serve his country he knew for sure,
unaware of the...

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Categories: surgeries, america, death, freedom, patriotic, sick, violence,
Form: Couplet
Double Setup
Double Set Up

The first lump was the scariest in 1983.
 I had found it in the shower.
 Two other major surgeries I've already had that...

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Categories: surgeries, cancer, health, woman,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Tinge of Jealousy
I feel it to a small extent - a little tinge of it -
those times I hear about
friends going on vacations to fun exotic places;

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Categories: surgeries, jealousy,
Form: Free verse
Important Safety Information
Like all prescription Coulrophobias, CLOWNS may increase the chance of heart disease 
or risk factors for it, such as high blood pressure of when clowns...

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Categories: surgeries, funny, health, parodyheart, heart, may, drug,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fred Wins the Lottery
Winning millions, Fred acted insane,
Raced his new Benz and crashed in the rain.
All that money he won
Went for surgeries done
To repair both his body and...

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Categories: surgeries, funny,
Form: Limerick
The Complicated World
The Complicated World

The world has become so complicated
People never talk to people
Electronics do the talking for us
Our phones take away private time
We are never truly...

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Categories: surgeries, society,
Form: Free verse
Doctor's Orders
Physician’s convictions to poison their patients,
Procedures with Ether, cold X-Ray stations 
A thousand scans in milligrams, 
Lobotomies and Amputations…
Surgeries to transform me, 
Imperfections to...

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Categories: surgeries, sick,
Form: Light Verse


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Categories: surgeries, depression, lost, hope, lost,
Form: Free verse
Genuine Kindness
* "You have to have faith,
On the wings of an angel,"
To emotionally cope with a disability
And find other sources of creativity.

Poetry Soup has genuinely inspired...

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Categories: surgeries, thank you,
Form: Verse
My First Interaction With A Cadaver

As I entered the dissection hall with trepidation
My insides churned with disgust
When I set eyes on the cadaver
I felt scared and squeamish, but to continue...

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© anusha jha  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surgeries, dedication, fear, feelings, student, success,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Inspired by Josh Rosenberg
Inspired by Josh Rosenberg's Introduction
@ Samara's Medical Fund

Samara is the most loving, kind and very funny, 
outgoing human being, always warm and friendly.
From the first...

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Categories: surgeries, cancer, friend,
Form: Rhyme
An Accident
An Accident

On August 20, 1963 I was on
The back of a motorcycle going slow
At a pace of ten miles an hour in front
Of a shopping...

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Categories: surgeries, irony,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tour de France
Tour de France

He suffered injury
A serious affair
Out of first
And into intensive care

They sliced and they sewed
He was Hercules so he rose
Above the blood and guts

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Categories: surgeries, adventure, brother, inspirational, motivation, race,
Form: Free verse
Why I'm Alive
First started with an attention disorder.
Then the medication started...and escalated.
Fixed my behavior, but not my grade.
It wasn't good enough for them.
So higher the dosage, the...

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Categories: surgeries, fear,
Form: Free verse
Sorry, Mama Africa
Mama,you gave us brownskin that radiates the sunrise
We gave you bleached , scared and blemished skin 
You gave us thick beautiful hips and thighs 

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Categories: surgeries, africa, beautiful, beauty, black african american,
Form: Rhyme
Memories Beyond the Door
The mind is like a swinging door,
Opening and closing all the time.
It remembers everything good and bad.
Intrusions take over the mind if aloud.
But even though...

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Categories: surgeries, age, conflict, confusion, fear, feelings,
Form: Free verse