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Desperation Poems - Poems about Desperation

Desperation Poems - Examples of all types of poems about desperation 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 desperation.
Premium Member Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ - Acts 16: 31
... This jailer faced death or fullness of life his voice was a cry of real desperation he knew his boss would spare no mercy such was his sinful state in utter pollution The apostle Paul's words......Read More
Categories: desperation, christian, faith, jesus, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme

I Arrived On A Dark Horse
... i. My eyes - the voice that can be heard through hands I hear scratching on the other side of fingertips and bone  thoughts clawing behind doors of desperation the rotting rasping chaos,  ......Read More
Categories: desperation, imagery, sad, wind,
Form: Free verse
... March 21 Relationship to God Bible Meditations Based on 1Samuel 29-31 Key Verse –1Samuel 30:8 And David enquired at the LORD, saying, Shall I pursue after this troop? shall I overtake them? ......Read More
Categories: desperation, blessing, christian, faith, god,
Form: Rhyme
Alexandra Feodorovna's Plight
...I stand waiting for the bullet to enter my head, As Nicholas falls to the ground dead. I watch my life flash before my eyes, Who knew a Princess of Hesse would meet such a demise. Hated by......Read More
Categories: desperation, 9th grade, princess, world
Form: Rhyme
Intellectual Desperado
...INTELLECTUAL DESPERADO Dear desperado, Knowledge awaits you tomorrow, If you painstakingly throw And expedite yourself like an arrow. Though your foresight looks narrow, Don't leave your m......Read More
Categories: desperation, 1st grade,
Form: Rhyme

I stand
...For every hour, within so many days. The minutes i counted as they sped away. My heart was destroyed, left within the ashes. The rememnants of life, fell from lowered lashes. One deep breath was ......Read More
Categories: desperation, growth,
Form: Rhyme
My Reckless Self
...They told me that I murdered you, placed you on side of roads naked, broken in two. My heart leaped, each morning I woke without you by my side. When I was able to glance in stea......Read More
Categories: desperation, change,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Winter's Ending
...Quiet like the trees, Rustling in gentle whispers, Wrens, robins – scarlet Cardinals, listening for the Music of March winds Caressing the dancing daffodils, As they hasten to herald Spring’s......Read More
Categories: desperation, appreciation, beautiful, desire, inspiration,
Form: Free verse
Phoenix arise
...For a Phoenix to rise from the ash First it must burn This is fourth degree Straight to the bone Inflame my senses As I self immolate On the ledge of my cliff Down to the abyss Where pressur......Read More
Categories: desperation, analogy, lust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Haunted
... I felt it – stirring, spontaneous repulsion, the darkness Recovering from the steel black holes Eyes intent on raping the soul Ravishing the vulnerable, Violating the hope, the wonder. He......Read More
Categories: desperation, abuse, addiction, bereavement, betrayal,
Form: Free verse
...No way to explain it No need to analyze No rationale, so incredible And no meaningful prize No possible motive Except maximum self The conscious world ceases Brains put on the shelf Bad habit......Read More
Categories: desperation, abuse, anger, appreciation, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member strange love
... tears flood in burst shells darkness gloom desperation – I need you my friend Quite used to apathy and sadness squared to infinity, my inner compass arrests on sorrow and shattered stars. The ......Read More
Categories: desperation, depression,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Breaking the deadlock
...Blowing away the cobwebs, from the deep rut we formed, down our divided line of stagnated indifference. Our differences clashed head on with the force of our beliefs, neither one was giving way ......Read More
Categories: desperation, growing up,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member FOUR CAFES
... Inside cooped up in my loft all autumn with writer’s block, it was time. I arrived on New Year’s Day. I wanted a fresh start, so I took a well-deserved hiatus. Such grandeur, and glo......Read More
Categories: desperation, romance,
Form: Prose
...I thought I could finally be free. My old life whispered through waves to me, beckoned over green, mountainous scenery. Was there ever such a picturesque prison as this? Fairytale houses like......Read More
Categories: desperation, dark, metaphor, science fiction,
Form: Free verse

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