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Best Surrealistic Poems

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

Premium Member Seduce Me in Black and White - Erotic Verse

Seduce me in Black and White
You reach toward my face
and touch my lips
Tracing the slightly raised pink curve of them
gently - lightly - before
the urge...

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Categories: surrealistic, sensual, sexy,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Visitor Finale - A collaboration with July Morning
The Story so far…
Makani (The Rising Wind), a beautiful extra-terrestrial researcher is sent to a remote island to observe earth. She finds Sam, a shipwrecked...

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Categories: surrealistic, adventure, romance, science fiction, sensual,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member All That I Am
All that I am I simply can’t impart
in just one poem; I’m simply too left-brained
and practical, so when I share my heart,
to rhyme and rhythm...

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Categories: surrealistic, writing,
Form: Sonnet
On Poetry and Prose
A bridge from colloquial to courtly 
A span where idealism and fantasy 
A railway to the existential realm; 
celestial lair 
A conduit through which rational...

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Categories: surrealistic, on writing and words
Form: Rhyme
A Haunting Love
It’s surrealistic in what I see
In the most unlikely places, in fact.
Especially when unexpectedly
They appear before wearily eyes, abstract.
Was eating my usual cereal: 
Shredded wheat...

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Categories: surrealistic, death, lost love, love, wife
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Bewitched Vision
My nights have lately become sultry
as suffocating heat chases sleep away,
I lay wide awake unloved and sweating
beneath the murmurous ceiling fan
hoping for some refreshing relief.


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Categories: surrealistic, dream, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Recurring Dream 2 No talent
Recurring Dream – 2
No talent

Dreams come on the crashing waves of R.E.M. sleep.
They come from the darkest oceans of the subconscious deep,
whispers of time...

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Categories: surrealistic, dream,
Form: Rhyme
Heroes On Distant Battlefields - Dedicated to Veterans of Foreign Wars
Traveling life's murky waters,
Were these brave men.
My friends in dark jungles.
Dying for many who did not care.

Malaria and typhoid invisible enemies;
Still then, that occasional sniper...

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Categories: surrealistic, courage, memorial day, war, world,
Form: Narrative
Drunken Pink Elephants Allegory
Intoxicated pinkish elephants

electrified in splendiferous drunkenness

surmised surrealistic playgrounds

of surround sound echoing laughter &

expansivly lit hot air balloons

merrily drifting to embrace star-dusted

skies' kaleidoscopic enchantment

ever wonder, 


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© Paloma P   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surrealistic, allegory, drink, humor, imagery, imagination,
Form: Imagism
THINGS THAT I'VE SEEN - Warning - about War and Combat
Traveling life's murky waters,

Were these brave men.

My friends in dark jungles.

Dying for many who did not care.

Malaria and typhoid our worst enemies;

Still then, that occasional...

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Categories: surrealistic, soldier, war,
Form: Narrative
It wasn’t too long before the writing of "Yesterday" when I was out daydreaming beneath the 
weathered timbers of some squeaky ol’ windmill on our...

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© Jim Fish  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surrealistic, adventure, wartime, peace, day, fantasy, peace,
Form: Quatrain

Destination Dallas
home of the cowboys
land of the brave
intentional target
aimed with precision
at new paths to pave

gravitational phase
skyward wave

spurred on to
something new
beneath God’s
sun and moon


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Categories: surrealistic, immigration, introspection,
Form: Cowboy

S  uperlative sentiments subliminally stupefy- salubrious solitude

U  niquiviocal uproariously unconventional, uninhibited, unabashed

P  reposterously pedantic, precarious pandemics, perilous pandemonium 

E  uphoria exemplified,...

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Categories: surrealistic, words,
Form: Free verse
She lies peacefully in our bed
dead to the world, unaware of
my scrutiny. Her quiescence
in that funereal repose
sends an ice-cold shiver of dread
throughout my entire body.

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Categories: surrealistic, fear,
Form: Verse
How I admire mankind's creative shine,
that may turn stone from plain to something new.
With pencil he designs machines on line,
and paints us scenes - surrealistic...

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Categories: surrealistic, imagination,
Form: Quatrain


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Categories: surrealistic, adventure,
Form: Ballad

coral reefs ripple beneath
crystal clear cerulean
cinematic hues of cool

psychedelic underworld
swims and swirls serenely
a show room of shy seahorses

ringlet tails coiled regalia
resplendent heads...

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Categories: surrealistic, cool, crazy, fantasy, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
A Universe is Spawn
In the begining, there was nothing, or so we're told
So how is it possible for this story to unfold?
How can suns make bone and gold?

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Categories: surrealistic, space, space, universe,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member A and E II

Surrealistic walls were my
an oppressive ceiling my
opaque sky.

An angel came to comfort
she even affords me a candid
Within deep brown eyes
a sparkle
content my hand...

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Categories: surrealistic, angst, me,
Form: Free verse
                   BETROTHAL was sure you'd come
Waiting on...

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Categories: surrealistic, passion, rain, blue, rain,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Jack, Johnny, and Me (Repost)
So sad are days in this bitterness
and bitterest cold outside
Gone are friends and leaves 
and grass.
The walls are mocking me, laughing
I can feel me hating...

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Categories: surrealistic, depressiondark, dark, day, me, sad,
Form: Narrative
The Love songs of Naive Girls
Oh watch now, the naive girls
walking in evening dreams
and stand in dust pools, dry and rocky.
Tell me, my love, how do they stand so perfectly...

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Categories: surrealistic, anger, beautiful, beauty, car, dark, dream,
Form: Romanticism
The outsider
What is seen, what it is felt and what is understood              ...

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© John Beam  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: surrealistic, art, culture, freedom, imagination, life, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Naked Flamenco
A Polite Warning. The Following poem is somewhat steamy. Not explicit, but explicit in
inference. If this sort of thing offends you, then please be considerate...

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Categories: surrealistic, girlfriend-boyfriend, love, mystery, passionlonging,
Form: Free verse
O mother take me there
O mother, take me there, where I find the gratifying grace,
Take me there, where I dwell in bliss,
Take me there, where I ramble in rapturous...

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Categories: surrealistic, allegory, mother, planet,
Form: Ballad