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Dismay Poems - Poems about Dismay

Dismay Poems - Examples of all types of poems about dismay 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 dismay.
Premium Member Captain America
...cape Signs of the legend from Marvel’s comic books He was always able to get out of any scrape To the disappointing dismay of professional crooks. Written May 8, 2022 for "Captain America" Poetry Contest sponsored by Robert Ja......Read More
Categories: dismay, adventure, america, hero,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Broken Mirror's Strategy ditched with side-will. Singing in heaven embeds tune of moral goodwill Straying guilt whetting shock and clear dismay After a few years, you'd be ditched with side-will The ridiculous concept of a fantasy hiding way. Strayin......Read More
Categories: dismay, analogy, hope, meaningful, mirror,
Form: Pantoum
Hello Afterlife
...s carefully Fading away Your stupendous smile, carefully braided hair, Barefooted feets Contagious laughter To my dismay, my heart became heavy and so did my eyes. I screamed and continued to scream without replies. My legs be......Read More
Categories: dismay, anger, appreciation, confusion, dark,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Transformation
.... Surging storms strike, snatch flashy gleam away Suck you in distressed perpetuity Drown you in fathomless sea of dismay Life turns debris of incongruity. Dreaming for the feel of serene embrace From dust of despondence you try ......Read More
Categories: dismay, analogy, change, life,
Form: Sonnet
Open Minded Ike
...the way his sister did mistreat At least once a week he was served red meat He finally exploded and screamed out his dismay The evening Bill grilled him a filet Open minded Ike stayed for over a year Thinking nothing of drinking Bigot......Read More
Categories: dismay, vanity,
Form: Narrative

Take it All Away, Take it All the Way all away, Take it all the way I pray you save me from desparity Take it all away, Take it all the way I am in dismay in the sea of calamity Take it all away, Take it all the way Happiness is just a teardrop away from reaching o......Read More
Categories: dismay, angst, conflict, courage,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Trust in the Lord
...hey do is blame. In the end, we shall all reap what we sow. The Bible's true, you need to know. Do not fear, nor dismay. Trust in the Lord, watch and pray. Allow the Lord, to be your Guide. He will never leave your side. In y......Read More
Categories: dismay, bible, christian,
Form: Couplet
Letter to my Mother
...w to lie,steal, and sneak around with a lover. And this is where the confusion slips in. I watch you shake your head in dismay, claiming you have no idea how I grew to be this way. You have no clue how I got off track. I feel the tears in m......Read More
Categories: dismay, betrayal, childhood, heartbreak, meaningful,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Time Passing
.... I want to embrace my last days, with happy thoughts, of God, family, and friends. I refuse the darkness of evil dismay, and embrace the joy of knowing... that this is not the end, but the beginning. It starts with now and conti......Read More
Categories: dismay, age, angel, christian, loneliness,
Form: Free verse
Quick Change Google sucks the weather's autocorrected time and time again. Pond ducks head for the beach then retreat in dismay as icebergs return to inflatable swimming pools. The groundhog's are in therapy. Owls sleep at night while b......Read More
Categories: dismay, poetry,
Form: Free verse
...ock-eyed view From the top of the basketball pole. My hoop hangs it head in abject shame, And the players look up in dismay The man who erected me got it all wrong, Without the tools for the job. Well, how could he possibly get me str......Read More
Categories: dismay, basketball, drink,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Seven Churches
...tered 6 people and 7 church buildings. Church buildings and church people are the story of my life. It was not really dismay, but was a cause for which to pray. Today is Sunday, and I went church hunting along the highway. No. They we......Read More
Categories: dismay, christian, dedication, jesus,
Form: Verse
...pup unfed for long hours, I bet. I brought him to my boarding house to stay But my landlady didn’t like dogs- to my dismay She asked me to keep him outside But kids stoned him for fun, he didn’t hide. I attended his head’s bleeding......Read More
Categories: dismay, dog,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Lead Me On - 2
... When fear tugs at my dreams Shadowing the joy With dread and dismay Discouraging the light with dark That echoes alarm Through the silhouettes Of anguish and pain… I turn to......Read More
Categories: dismay, blessing, christian, faith, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beneath The Tears - 2
...her feelings The dread, the darkness The desperation of a situation That was covered in anxiety A place of fear and dismay, Shadowed by worry and despair Her eyes met mine before her gaze fell It was apparent that she felt alone W......Read More
Categories: dismay, addiction, christian, courage, encouraging,
Form: Free verse

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