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Best Symptoms Poems

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

People milling around I  do not notice them, 
my face is turned to hide my loneliness,
Am walking in my own despair
No one else intrudes...

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Categories: symptoms, loneliness,
Form: Verse

Premium Member Corey Fazel
Koorosh the Great, Friend

All of my heart
One tear
Or one Monsoon
No amount, no grandeur
Can express the sorrow
Oh yes, I am sad, I am saddened
I am in...

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Categories: symptoms, beauty, death, death of a friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My African Sister
I am a white, middle class, American male; raised in a white, middle class American home.  I would not say that my upbringing included...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: symptoms, familyfamily, class, class, family,
Form: Narrative
This is my Anxiety
Falling asleep to illogical thoughts.
Seeing red or nothing but spots.
Heart racing toward the finish line.
Can't seem to catch that breath of mine.
A whooshing roar inside...

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Categories: symptoms, anxiety,
Form: Rhyme
When you’re sick and you are reeling
Since with symptoms you are dealing
There is nothing more appealing
Than a “How you feeling?” note.

For while sickness has been...

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Categories: symptoms, friendship, sick,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Laughter, the Best Medicine
We live in a world where sickness abounds,
Sometimes stumping the best of providers. 
Symptoms and tests almost always expound, 
While the emotional costs grow wider....

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Categories: symptoms, faith, health, life, miracle, power, prayer,
Form: Rhyme

My twisted mind
Had everyone blind
No symptoms
Not a single sign!
I want to forget everything,
Living a life of no regrets,
Facing the sun
Ignoring my debts
Wiping of the...

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Categories: symptoms, death, epic
Form: Free verse
Premium Member SPRING
S - P - R - I - N - G

Ah! Harsh cold winter must be tired,
 his grip weakening, he breathes  his last.


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Categories: symptoms, beautiful, imagery, nature, seasons, spring,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Just Around The Corner
Maybe the most deadly disease is just around our corner
Carried to our doorstep by an unsuspected foreigner
Ebola is lethal with a fatality rate that is...

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Categories: symptoms, health, sick, truth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Honey Diet

Anytime I feel hungry instead of eating a full meal I eat Honey.
The best part is that Honey doesn't mind, she's a sweetheart.

Maurice Yvonne

The Refrain


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Categories: symptoms, humor, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Jess and Mike
"Each experience is locked within my heart and only I hold the key..."

There was a time when Jess was young, that we thought we were...

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Categories: symptoms, love, son, son, words, me, heart,
Form: Narrative

Anita’s eyes were brown. 
She was the kindest of angels.
Her speech firm with authority 
but reassuring with a glass- like
sensitivity; she...

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Categories: symptoms, courage, life, lost, love, passion, strength,
Form: Free verse
My Drug
Sweeter than honey
More potent than ecstasy
Feels like I'm going crazy
To know what they do to me.

More addictive than heroin 
More powerful than cocaine
I don't know...

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Categories: symptoms, beautiful, crush, desire, romantic, wife, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A "Highly" Debated Issue
From glaucoma to chemotherapy
Medical marijuana has its place
But you won’t find any prescribed
In the conservative Sunshine State

Chris couldn’t eat while under treatment
Watched him lose one-hundred...

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Categories: symptoms, healthpeople, people, drug,
Form: Quatrain

Demons of faith,
God speed,
Ageless tears,
A dweller lost in the perfect Odyssey.
Bricks of memories, barricade my way out.
Growing gray within the ageless centuries.

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Categories: symptoms, lost, life, lost, drug,
Form: Free verse
Echo Your Empathy
You’re my star – I set fire to our firey rose 
Bouquet of stars – I hand to you – 
We’re opposites, like poetry and...

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Categories: symptoms, angst, appreciation, change, deep, freedom, hope,
Form: Free verse
Sondheim on SondHeck # 8 .
This is a parody on Gee Officer Krupke from West Side Story .

   Dear  Doctor  Grumpee
   Nobody  knows

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© Sean Kelly  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: symptoms, parodywords, poetry,
Form: Lyric
When Betty hit the menopause
her symptoms all came on at once,
with her brain fog; she feels a dunce!

At night in bed, the hot sweat pours

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Categories: symptoms, age, body, humorous, women,
Form: Rhyme
The Alien
Listen to the sonorous tones 
of silence secluded in sighs,
Blind to every sight of reality,
with kaleidoscope vision and spider 
Revisions perfected the proper 
for soaring...

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Categories: symptoms, introspectionme, voice, me, voice,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Poetry Contest
I had this terrific Idea for a poem 	                ...

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Categories: symptoms, me,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member ORPHANED
ego's cry-
neglected,long lost
family..duties..left to die,
fixated on symptoms society still wonders why !

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Categories: symptoms, people, philosophy, political, social
Form: Fibonacci
More Or Less Broken

Ignorance is...


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Categories: symptoms, crazy, mental illness, stars,
Form: Free verse
Dignify me
I’ve been here before
Knowing what to expect
Or so I had thought
This time, I’m perplexed

Similar exterior
I gave little thought
But the inside is backwards
I, surly, am lost


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Categories: symptoms, confusion, how i feel,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Kindness And Tears

Only a hero volunteers for war,
one willing to kill and die for others.
And do things they would normally abhor,
rallying into a band of brothers
to defend...

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Categories: symptoms, 12th grade, abuse, anger, angst, anxiety,
Form: Quintain (English)
Coffee drinkers everywhere
Will know just what I mean
When I describe my symptoms
If I don’t get my caffeine.

On those rare times I skip my brew
For reasons...

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Categories: symptoms, health,
Form: Rhyme