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Best Tinnitus Poems

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Tinnitus
Tinnitus, tinnitus, it kills your peace of mind.
A ringing in your ears that cannot be defined.
And if you have a very severe case like mine.
You...

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Categories: tinnitus, health, crazy, life, me,
Form: Rhyme



Siding with the sea
The swell and surge of surf 
whispers tinnitus conched
on titanium sunken tankers 
that rock restlessly on far reef,

as children play unheeded
building imagined bastions,
nursery rhymes drown
turning...

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Categories: tinnitus, sea,
Form: Free verse
Noises in my head
Unless you understand ,
What it's like to have noises inside your head 
Loud sometimes buzzing ,always keeping beat.
They say to have tinnitus is temporary you...

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Categories: tinnitus, dark, depression, freedom, stress,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The End of Faith
Two thoughts come to mind this morning.
The deficiencies in our systems of governance–local, global–
and the first two pages of The End of Faith
in which he...

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Categories: tinnitus, community, evil, faith, life, nature, silence,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Villanelle: Dare you stain the portals of your deity's sacrosanct citadel
Villanelle: Dare you stain the portals of your deity’s sacrosanct citadel

Dare you stain the portals of your deity’s sacrosanct citadel
Which mortal mammal’s primal address the...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tinnitus, mother, symbolism, woman,
Form: Villanelle



Premium Member The Self
What kind of day was it. Clean
the house. Notice the full moon.
Read a sheaf of old poems.
Listen to jazz tunes. Open mail.

Refuse to make of...

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Categories: tinnitus, care, day, fear, moon, poems, self,
Form: Verse
Sitting in bed
Sitting in bed.

It’s time for sleep, shower first.
Three baskets of clean clothes, bedside.
Cats' nocturnal sport rumbling across the wood floor, mother pouncing daughter, chasing rubber...

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© Tedly Bare  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tinnitus, good night, life, my children, silence,
Form: Free verse
Press Release
A listing of the fires 
and all the survivors 
will be provided

Names of the dead 
are written on broken cobblestones 
at the bottom of the...

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© Barry Levy  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tinnitus, crazy, humor, political, satire,
Form: Verse
Nights quiet sounds
In the quiet of the night with no one is around
I close my eyes and just relax listen to every sound
The humming of the furnace...

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Categories: tinnitus, life, urban, sleep,
Form: Sonnet
muse on vacation
Inside my head the cogs are clicking
Really need oiling with inspiration
Fast asleep is the main aggressor
my muse, says he is on vacation.

Gone are the thoughts...

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Categories: tinnitus, muse, vacation,
Form: Rhyme
A Frog
A Frog

Frog, what did he do wrong?
He was run over by a car, dead.

Long and bitter cold winter months
he was hiding in a cave, frozen,
did...

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© Su Ben  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tinnitus, metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Second Quiz with even broader hints for blind poets
Second Quiz with even broader hints for blind poets

The Princess Anna stood
   arms half-akimbo
   at the scrawny edge of the receding...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tinnitus, fantasy, heartbreak, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Angel singing
Is it an angel that I hear singing?
Or is it tinnitus in my ears ringing?
The voice is so high
Its making me cry
It’s my underwear, it's...

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Categories: tinnitus, funny
Form: Limerick
Maya's Just Gone, Never Forgotten

My tinnitus was off the scale
The day before you passed away
I’d wanted, needed much to cry
And having many reasons why

A pregnant woman stoned to death
You...

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Categories: tinnitus, appreciation, bereavement, blessing, eulogy, poetess, spiritual,
Form: Elegy
Nothingness
The earth doesn’t revolve
there are no sounds of any kind
only dirt covered nil over nil.

In absolute tranquility 
I couldn’t hear the sound of my own...

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© Su Ben  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tinnitus, moon, night, sea, sound, star, water,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Of Judith and Inanna
For the accountant, the librarian, on this cold day
there is no revelation. He will go his own way
to the roar of the tinnitus in his...

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Categories: tinnitus, animal, bird, day, fear, light, old,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Villanelle: The Dilemma of the Non-Violent - 8
Villanelle: The Dilemma of the Non-Violent – 8

The pain that M’m’selle inflicts on her toes
Twists itches in bums and bosoms of hope
Each in his own...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tinnitus, birth, desire, pain, passion, violence, women,
Form: Villanelle
p
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The first today.
The first in some time now.
Beneath the strained and toughened husk of tissue,
a heart given shape by the corregated cardboard armature scavenged and...

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© Tedly Bare  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tinnitus, addiction, betrayal, body, courage, dad, heartbroken,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Noise
Suddenly a peculiar audible yet indescribable cacophony plays inside my head,
A thick constant racket of insectoid screams terrorizing me as I lay inside my bed....

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Categories: tinnitus, anxiety, silence, sleep, sound,
Form: Couplet
Hideous sounds
No one can understand, it's not something like I've read.
Loud continuous buzzing noises filling up my head 
Constantly building in intensity they forever ring
Those buzzing...

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Categories: tinnitus, grief, health,
Form: Rhyme
The Deepest Ocean....
Walking along the warm sands of the shoreline

My black Belgian shepherd by my side

Sea lions barking, sea gulls flying, towards the sailboats beyond the inlet

Pondering...

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Categories: tinnitus, lovewinter, longing, sea, red, sea, winter,
Form: I do not know?
What did you say
I cannot hear.
Sound has lost its crispness.
Articulated consonants
have merged into blurred murmurings.

The loss was not sudden.
No cataclysmic happening
but rather a gentle deterioration
of a faculty, once...

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Categories: tinnitus, depression,
Form: Free verse
Sound asleep- I wish

My nagging headache has resurfaced again,
a grumbling stomach as well,
the cold night has given me chattering teeth
and a murmuring heart gives me hell.
My breathing's developed...

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© Viv Wigley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tinnitus, humor, sleep,
Form: Rhyme
Tympanic *Tintinnabulation
  The musical band
--O' ladies and gentlemen--
   Eardrum *tinnitus!

 *Tintinnabulation--ringing or tinkling of bells
 *Tinnitus--a ringing in the ears...

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Categories: tinnitus, music
Form: Senryu
Train of thought
I came across a dwelling in the dark forest,
outside there was a rickety wooden fence
Ravens perched, evil in their eyes gravest
black, as black as night,...

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© Roy Pett  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: tinnitus, imagery, scary, travel,
Form: Rhyme