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Decay Poems - Poems about Decay

Decay Poems - Examples of all types of poems about decay to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for decay.
Premium Member PERCEPTION OF BEAUTIFUL
...Just relaxing in the expanse of time The minutes ticking by...Jazz tunes. Endurance of insurance that this Not decay ever. Next to others and This lover's affair thus clear the Atmosphere ah! ......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, allusion, beautiful, black love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Spawns Dimness
... Written: June 16, 2024 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Hope had gray hair and looked downcast, Amid grieving and fears, hope is obscene. At night, just a ro......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, analogy, nature,
Form: Sonnet
The Carrion Tree
...–For Burns Hanging from its branches, The tree bears them like glorious fruits— Laden with corpses rotting: old and new. Their eyes glazed over, forever spewing agony— All in variou......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, animal, death, peace, tree,
Form: Free verse
A natural piece of art
...Helpless a stump does sit suffering from decay, on the rugged part of the hillside where loggers had cut away. Glorious the trees did stand along the rocky ridge, as long as the eye could see f......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, creation, environment, humanity, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In the realm of night within my mind, where moonlight drips like wax
...In the realm of night within my mind, where moonlight drips like wax, I lose myself among old memories, shrouded in mist, dancing at the edge of an abyss, do not come too close to me, for my heart......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, fantasy,
Form: Free verse



Julian the Apostate and Marcus Aurelius
..."Their cross will decay Rome will be as a phoenix Helios will reign supreme" "The sun always sets Accept the eagle’s old age Find dominion in your mind" ......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, history, moving on, perspective,
Form: Sedoka
Premium Member retribution
...the vanquished were mocked humiliated their graves were unmarked memory erased that day space was scarred it wept silently time too held its breath in stench of decay womb of Mother Eart......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, death, evil, sin,
Form: Verse
Premium Member In the depth of the night, where stars shine like tears on the infinite sky
...In the depth of the night, where stars shine like tears on the infinite sky, There are souls fighting for peace, the most deluded of all, For peace will not come until murder is uprooted from minds......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Let It Shine
... Matthew 5:16 “Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” Darkness fades Into the morning’s soft Breath, sil......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, blessing, christian, fear, god,
Form: Free verse
Strike Me Down
...The peak of the spire left me wanting. I welcome it all no matter how haunting. Take in my Plagues. Taken by Plagues. Pathogens are airborne and live bloodborne. Vector-borne injected, infected,......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, age, appreciation, beautiful, cancer,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Donut Day
... It’s Donut Day in the USA Forget the dieting for today Sugary and sweet And rough on one’s teeth For just one day don’t fret o’er decay.......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, desire, food,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Land of Revelations
... "I have been a stranger in a strange land."  Bible, Exodus 2:22 I have been a stranger I have been in a strange land Land of forsaken frangipanis Land of bla......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, blessing,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member Final Words of a Bereft Poet
...If I could no longer write poetry, I'd have no need of hands, nor eyes weary from weeping, a heart that lies broken, and a soul dead from mourning. ~ by poet I heard the fai......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, bereavement, poetry,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member Awakening to the Red Road - An Ecopoetic Odyssey, 'Part 2 of 6'
...II. Nature's Cyclical Dance End is not death. Changing into something new is good. A leaf falls, then goes back into the dark soil. Next year's flowers sleep under winter......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, earth, environment, native american,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Under the cathedral of infinity, stretched above lost dreams
...Under the cathedral of infinity, stretched above lost dreams, I do nothing with my life but romanticize and decay in indecision, I weave dreams from the ethereal threads of the moon and drape them ......Read the rest...
Categories: decay, fantasy,
Form: Free verse

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