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Best Syndrome Poems

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


Premium Member Premenstrual Syndrome -
She painted cubes and angles
drowned in hues
of density and celsius pressures,
it was in part due
to her retrospect of comfortable sorrow,

the syndrome was complicated
by the distant...

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Categories: syndrome, friendship,
Form: Imagism



Premium Member The Yard Sale Syndrome
Shrunken sweaters, dusty ball caps
Tarnished silver, and hedge clippers
Pointed hat pins, gaudy jewelry
Faded jeans and worn out slippers
Greasy fry pan, wobbly table
Crates of dog-eared musty...

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Categories: syndrome, funny, happiness, husband, peopleold, me, old,
Form: Rhyme
Battered Self Syndrome


   In an abusive relationship
   In love with potential
   Not leaving


   This poem is not over












(this poem...

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Categories: syndrome, appreciation, mental illness, word play,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member AT THE FOOTBRIDGE - LIMERICK COLLABORATION
At the footbridge Sue was meeting her beau
(He was married to a woman called Flo)
Sue soon found out his deception
She dismembered his erection
For his love...

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Categories: syndrome, betrayal, body, humorous,
Form: Limerick
Midas Touch
~Do Not Trust a Word, He Says~

He speaks of sunken treasures the way no other man 
The map of his essence is drawn in the...

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Categories: syndrome, fantasy, kiss, love, sexy, spoken word,
Form: Alliteration



Premium Member Philosopher's Stone
Do Not Trust a Word, she says

She speaks of sunken treasures the way no one else does
The map to her heart is drawn by the...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syndrome, art, deep, desire, lust, trust, woman,
Form: Alliteration
Feast of the Beast: Jan Allison and Lin Lane
The mean old housecat has bulgy eyes
when she looks at us in our fish bowl
Oh, how much we've come to despise
that big mouth of hers,...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syndrome, cat, fish,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member STIFLE
Try opening your ears and shutting your beak
You never listen, incessantly you shriek

So now that my claw has stifled your chatter
I’ll give it to you...

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Categories: syndrome, angst,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Mad Hatters
Madness, the Hatter blinks. 
Madness, Oz's link. 
Repercussions of concussions.
Madness was Portnoy's complaint**, 

Madness must reciprocate!

Hallucinations filter by....
Leary* winks at Dali's eye.
A house lands on...

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Categories: syndrome, confusion, fantasy, funny, imagination, introspection, drug,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member INTO THE DEPTHS OF MY SOUL






Into the depths of my soul I searched once

The happiest day of my life to find

Difficult to locate wasn't at all 

For was the day...

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Categories: syndrome, happiness, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member The Final Stand
And I witness
Your deplorable “glory”
Hunching over my tattered spine,
So we can have something in common

You walk with glorified shell-shock,
Another sentient tongue, 
Straddling on the Eros...

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Categories: syndrome, abuse, bullying, life, people, slam,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Words Of Wisdom To My Child
You grow so fast, already showing glimpse of awesome creativity
and transform discoveries from the industrious nature of your observations
so squat at my feet and raise...

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Categories: syndrome, blessing, child, education, encouraging, family, father,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member A Progressive Shadow
A Progressive Shadow

A series of real challenges and troubling world events 
In our twenty-first century give us a definite reason and
An urgency to pause and...

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Categories: syndrome, change, earth, history, international, introspection, nature,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member The Hill
On a bright sunlit morning, washed brilliant with clover,
the day was alive with complacency, as color.
The day had no reason to quiver off course.
A cat...

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Categories: syndrome, angst, earth, natural disasters, sad,
Form: Free verse
Give me a break I am PMS ing
I may slap you, curse you, smack you
Don’t get too serious honey, its monthly fun
I am PMS ing and my trauma is true
Be my gentleman...

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Categories: syndrome, caregiving, depression, girlfriend-boyfriend, growing up, health,
Form: Sonnet
Dance With the Devil
Snort while the Devil rubs his hands eagerly,
Encouraging your cowardly thoughts,
And malevolent doings excitedly.

Maybe your ignorance is also to blame,
But is pointing a finger at...

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Categories: syndrome, depression, grief, horror, philosophy, political, symbolism,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member The Wooden Swing Set
Quiet and still now.
The swing occasionally catches the air.
The tire never moves. 
There’s no one there to care.
The jungle gym beside it is played with...

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Categories: syndrome, angst, caregiving, family, life, loss, son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Psychiatric Crack
A psychologist is a person who decided to spend a lot of money,
To recieve a piece of paper that says they know everything about me.

Sure...

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Categories: syndrome, anger, health, mental illness, society,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member All the Mad Hatters
Madness, the Mad Hatter blinks. 
Madness, Oz's link. 
Repercussions of concussions.
Madness was Portnoy's Complaint*, 

Madness must reciprocate!

Hallucinations filter by
Leary* winks at Dali's eye.
A house lands...

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Categories: syndrome, funny, imagination, inspirational, introspection, life, drug,
Form: Verse
"I WAS NOT BORN LIKE THIS BY CHOICE"
"I WAS NOT BORN LIKE THIS BY CHOICE" 

My eyes are my voice,
I was not born like this by choice,
My eyes enjoy all they see,
And...

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© Ronna Reid  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: syndrome, daughter, family, hope, inspirational, life, sister,
Form: Rhyme
Tower of Screams
                        ...

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Categories: syndrome, dark, deep, pain, sick,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member You Can Do This
Its five in the morning, nervous, I give mom a call,
there is no time to waste, she says, "get on the ball".
In a hospital room,...

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Categories: syndrome, beautiful, birthday, blessing, daughter, family, life,
Form: Rhyme
More Or Less Broken


Ignorance is...

                       ...

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Categories: syndrome, crazy, mental illness, stars,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Being a parent
Being a parent

You tried to be the best parent you were able.
Given the tools that life’s experience thought.

You attempted, on many occasion, to raise the...

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Categories: syndrome, children,
Form: Free verse
WE WILL SCREAM TOGETHER
Managing his guilts to seduce the nocturnes
he left the gray area, surging
with a wandering death on the
half broken stairs –
before a closed gate was put...

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Categories: syndrome, adventure, allegory, angst, animals, anniversary, art
Form: I do not know?