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Best Surreal Poems

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


Premium Member The Red Leaf


the raspy whisper

finally
 
gets my full attention -
wistfully I smile
..for its persistence reminds me of you..

the crisp red leaf 
scuttles scrapingly
across the gray pavement
to and...

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Categories: surreal, death, emotions, grief, heartbroken, lost love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Silence of the stars
Mandolin melodies harmonised horizons,
yet the only strings being strummed
were those of my heart.

In the midst of enchanting melodies,
where nothing else mattered, but her,
we wandered barefoot,...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surreal, love, romance,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness
A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates...

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Categories: surreal, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, metaphor, myth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Dark Side of October
The Dark Side of October

Late October moon is waking, through this cemetery shaking,
shaking as the cold wind breaking, walking ‘neath an old oak tree.
Stones like...

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Categories: dark, horror, october, scary, surreal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member COSMIC DREAMS


Be it evidence consequence or coincidence
Every night as I succumb to somnolence

Heavenly smoke rings of frankincense
Rise upwards with sweet opulence

Dulcet dreams inevitably commence
Without fanfare hype...

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Categories: dream, fantasy, night, sleep, spiritual, surreal,
Form: Monorhyme



Premium Member My Pirate Women
Pirate women permeate my spaces.
They are fierce and fabulous.
You dare not lie to them.
They will cut you to shreds, with their swords.

Cut  you to...

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Categories: surreal,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Malimar
Inhaling, hushed, from hashed cigars
    my mind implodes in Malimar
        where Naiads bathe in caviar...

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Categories: surreal, fantasy,
Form: Monorhyme
Standstill
Strangely bent this journey extends
Surreal at times, yet so real at ends
Each end confronts with a hardship of choices
With an abrupt passing, or an eternity...

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Categories: surreal, brother, death, friendship, loss, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Never Out of Season - A Short Story
     I was wiping the dust off an old snow globe in the upstairs attic, when a mop of honey-blonde hair...

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Categories: surreal, august, bereavement, blue, christmas, december, farewell,
Form: Narrative
The Unicorn
The Unicorn

Once upon a time…
an incredible event occurred that was so sublime.
On a warm summer night many years ago,
awakened by the rhythmic tempo
of hoof beats...

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Categories: surreal, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member - A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm Into the Darkness -

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates a murder time and time again, 
As the...

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Categories: surreal, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, metaphor, myth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member By God's Grace
I, who always used to gravitate toward health and fitness,
would flatter myself that I was too healthy to ever get a bad disease.
Then it happened!...

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Categories: surreal, cancer,
Form: Free verse
The Sun Rises--The Moon Sets
The Sun Rises- -The Moon Sets 


Think of life, the cycle of 
How radiation can support life, enough heat to
Ensure a stable self sustaining system.

Something...

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Categories: surreal, life, naturemoon,
Form: Acrostic
Premium Member RAINBOW


green
            yellow
            ...

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Categories: color, fantasy, hope, myth, rainbow, surreal,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member For Only Love
Only love transcends the infinite skies,
Through portals of passion that resonate…
Vibrations amongst wings of butterflies,
Reaching distant dormant eyes to dilate.

My love shall find your hibernating...

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Categories: surreal, hope, inspiration, love,
Form: Sonnet
Paper Dolls
she is everything you have seen in the movies
crayola hair
velvet dress
sugar in her veins
tears glued to her face
she fingerpaints the kitchen walls like a little...

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Categories: surreal, addiction, beautiful, emotions, fire, love, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Oh New Year, Burn Bright

Open like a door before me
Be it sun or rain or stormy
          Each new year gapes...

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Categories: surreal, appreciation, dream, hope, new year,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Parallel Universe
(Remember Me)

I used to see the world through rose-colored glasses 
now I view life through a monochrome lens 
when you left I learned new things...

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Categories: surreal, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A DRUNK DRIVERS GUILT




I drove home from a party one winters night
I'd had quite a few drinks but I felt alright
It was pouring rain as I approached our...

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Categories: surreal, car, death, drink, family, girlfriend, prison,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Dancing In Horror With Fate In Blackest Abyss Collaboration with Kurt Ravidas
Dancing In Horror With Fate In Blackest Abyss
Collaboration with Kurt Ravidas

I walk mountain storm, step out to cut deep its edge
forever tempting that fall from...

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Categories: surreal, art, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, raven,
Form: Rhyme
The Ferris Wheel
I can't describe just how I feel,
when I go round on a Ferris wheel,
the lights, they shine so bold and bright,
above the carnival grounds tonight.

My...

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Categories: surreal, fun, happy, night, nostalgia, sky, summer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member YOU ARE THE ONE

l.
Opening the closet of narra doors, I sweep through
organza skirts and  gemmed ringlets; my hair
ruffling aimlessly upon scalloped kerchiefs
smelling decade - old hyacinth, Mom’s...

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Categories: surreal, longing, mother daughter,
Form: Prose Poetry
Nobody Loves You The Way I Do
Call me and I'll be there

When nobody listens

and nobody cares

When everyone  ' s busy

whilst you shed cold tears

I will be next to you...

I will...

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Categories: surreal, longing, love,
Form: Lyric
Cobalt Summer
Down there, on the shell-coarse beach in a furnace of sand
The sea writhed and almost boiled at the shore,
Barefoot we walked, with her hand in...

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© Tony Bush  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surreal, life, love, nostalgia, passion, people, timeme,
Form: Rhyme
Blossoms and Bubbles
Effervescent laughter blows over vales
then falls soft to glaze new blooms posed genteel.
Gracious stems lift smiles to foamed skies surreal,
riding on sunrays of shimmery sails.

Splendid...

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Categories: surreal, dream, flower, joy, love, sky,
Form: Sonnet