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Distraction Poems - Poems about Distraction

Distraction Poems - Examples of all types of poems about distraction 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 distraction.
Tea Tired
...The tea leaves tell me nothing Just scattered debris for distraction Maybe answers are the myth Truth surely resides somewhere I'm thinking too big, the fault is my flaws Do I claw out my eye......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, riddle,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member A King's Silent Want
...His hand cradles his crown, tensing every muscle, Long uncared-for strands left in the wake. Biting his lip, thumb and index, a reluctant opening, The corner of one’s eye, adjusting the lens. Pat......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, anger, angst, art, beauty,
Form: Free verse
Big Red
...Where fire’s rage no flame unfanned The cinch retightened no also ran As horns go silent the gate is dropped On victory’s path his legend cropped Unbridled passion distraction flees A......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, horse,
Form: Rhyme
...THE BEAT Feeling the beat deep in your gut Lyrics don’t cause that reaction Rhythm is all, and nothing but Melody is a distraction Four-four time is so insistent Strong weak, medium weak ac......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, power,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member A Little Ants Sword
... Sam is a novice gardener who stamps on all ants He doesn't like them near or crawling on his plants Their Queen was angry and wanted revenge For the ones that had fallen she wanted to avenge. ......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, insect,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Literary Standstill
...Am I meant to be found? Do not force it let it come let it come Like you used to Filing away the words overproduced Distraction is no bad thing, I tell myself Coincidence, nothing more? ......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, angst, care, dark, desire,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I bleed Poetry
...I bleed poetry to heal through midnight confessions. Mistress’s ink does not seek your caramelized validation; it has no desire to please your feed of presumed perfection. I’ve never......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, deep,
Form: Free verse
Chasing rainbows
...Chasing rainbows When all hope just seems to fade, When the darkness throws more shade, When your heart can't catch a break, Negativity you can't more Bridge Please look to me ......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, anxiety, faith, grief, heartbreak,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Shifting Relentless Time
...(FICTION, PLEASE. It is easy for me to write in the first person, but nearly all my poems are fiction. Please don't attribute this poem to me. I loved my wife to distraction. For ten years she......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, abuse, angst, betrayal, death,
Form: Free verse
Mirrin meaning cloudy or maybe I'm confused aka mirror
..."As you live Deeper in the Heart, the Mirror gets clearer and cleaner" Rumi I can get as close as I like You wouldn't, couldn't back away Though I'll become hazy Air from my lungs capable of ......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member In the Early Hours
...In the early hours Thoughts turn crystalline In the silky silent Nothingness In the dark field Of endeavour With no opposition They gather No longer Corralled by barks Of Distraction ......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, appreciation, beauty, friendship, love,
Form: Free verse
...I can't relate how I feel within metaphor For I'm unpoetic in this frozen state Any move I make ruins my life But stillness means I don't live it I can't paint a poem atop these days See them......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
The False 4th Estate
...“Truth a distraction” the media pouts Constricting those voices trying to shout Dumber than dumb brain dead by degree Digging new graves for the few — still left free (Dreamsleep: April......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, truth,
Form: Rhyme
The Dowry in The Skies
...The smell of fresh baked cakes keeps floating in the air and daylight burst through the sky spilling coffee latte on the roof and I stood still inside and watch the cream drips slowly from the ceilin......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, best friend, culture, dark,
Form: Narrative
Love and change
... Is it about time I turned a corner, And mix with more friends and not be a loner. Grow with confidence push myself harder, Nourish my body with trips to the larder. Walk wi......Read the rest...
Categories: distraction, bereavement, cancer, death,
Form: Rhyme

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