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Best Wounds Poems

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


Premium Member The wounds of war
Dear Mother, should my footsteps never tread
The pathway which would lead to your embrace,
Know this, though many words were left unsaid,
Your love has pierced the...

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Categories: wounds, fear, love, mother, war,
Form: Sonnet



Premium Member Broken
~Suicidal Night~

I sit alone in the dark
In the dark I sit alone
Nobody sees me
I see nobody

Flowers, above
My eyes have darkened to a color never seen...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wounds, absence, death, emo, emotions,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: wounds, anti bullying, art, beauty,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: wounds, abuse, bullying, deep, evil,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wounds, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose



Premium Member View It From Afar
To appreciate our planet
start with its snow-capped mountains
where sunbeams morph crystals of ice
into gems of glistening light.

Witness white clouds traverse the skies
floating on a vista...

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Categories: wounds, beautiful, earth, imagery, imagination,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
In A Sad Blindness, One May Yet Find Hope
           (The Solemn Prayer)

Raining splashing, fierce winds...

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Categories: wounds, art, deep, encouraging, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shepherd who forgot his Flock
It's raining again, grey neon skies,
washing away suppressed surfaces,
to reveal unhealed wounds,
to scars the eyes cannot see

sometimes they bleed.

Some say words heal,
but I resist to...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wounds, childhood, emotions, father son,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my pulse
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air.
Overwhelm by the...

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Categories: wounds, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Haiku X 62 - Deep Wounded -


    Deep wounds that leave scars
    One moment much more must flow
    Shadows from the soul

...

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Categories: wounds, cry, hurt,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member She Walks In Silence
She walks in silence, like a lapping wave
drowned in chastity and flooded with rave
holding dear and tight her very beauties
denying all her gems and rubies.
Her...

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Categories: wounds, emotions, feelings, heart, inspirational
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What is Love
I still recall our first poetic glance,
dormant pen roused my fingers to dance.
Her love was like a cherry blossom tree,
which at first blossomed so beautifully.

When...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: wounds, love, love hurts,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Frozen Noose
Anxiety    (The Worst Noose In Town)

-- like flooding waters, creeping in
I count 30, seconds, holding my breath again
Drowning in agitation, overwhelmed by...

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Categories: wounds, angst, anxiety, conflict, crazy,
Form: Epic
Premium Member WALLPAPER
WALLPAPER

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Paper Thin
Cut down to any size,
Crumble, crop me wrong 
Pull the insulation from my heart.
Never will I be "A Paper Doll!"
Thank you for calling me...

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Categories: wounds, change, creation, friend, identity,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Hot And Cold Comes The Night

LIST POETRY - A FUTURISTIC INTERPRETATION 


You
must know
I cried yesterday 
and I think I broke the world
so I braided some words into twine
planted some sweet...

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Categories: wounds, depression, heart, introspection, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member My Shoes
My shoes have traveled miles of roads
Their soles are worn quite thin
Struggling with this heavy load
I carry deep within
Beyond repair, no longer shine
Scuffed with many...

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Categories: wounds, appreciation, perspective,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love's Reflection
Love neither gives or takes but from itself.
Be not wiled by fantasies of arrogance.
Take no more than is offered by yourself.
Leave nothing trapped in tortured...

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Categories: wounds, giving, love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Silent Reverie
When life becomes confusing,
my only saviour is my 
simple musing.

Susurration of sighs,
reflect sands of time,
like an unbalanced hourglass.

As words lose 
innocent connotations

i drift into my
silent...

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Categories: wounds, analogy, deep, life,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Winter

With his icy fingers he stole my smokey breath,
laid a sheet of slippery freezing cold by my feet
and then whispered in my ear right to the...

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Categories: wounds, winter,
Form: Personification
Premium Member STRAWBERRY
STRAWBERRY

Can you feel the warmness of the sun, 
reflecting off the red tones of my hair.
The sun touching the edge of my toes!
My seasons true...

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Categories: wounds, adventureme, me, red,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Snow Falling
Snow falling—
Falling.
Feathers escaping from the pillow-heaven
Confusing the air
With the steadiness of a stampede
Advancing, clinging, smothering.

Snow falling—
Settling.
White fleecy lambs atop every protrusion
Sleek ermine boas
Draped upon the...

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Categories: wounds, beauty, winter,
Form: Personification
Premium Member Children of a Lesser God
I’m tired of knowing
That because of my race
Because of where I live
Because of my last name
I’m part of the band…
The children of a lesser God

I’m...

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Categories: wounds, god, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member - Show Me Your Face -

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Categories: wounds, caregiving, love, me,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Forgiveness
As Dawn would bring no daylight without dark
     empty night; the clearest day no beauty hold
without the dreary rainstorm's dismal mark.
...

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Categories: wounds, forgiveness,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Sum of a Life
This life we're living
Is so unforgiving
Reminding us every day
Of games that we played
Choices we made
Dreams that faded away
Paths that were crossed
Loved ones we've lost
Still promising...

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Categories: wounds, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme