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Distress Poems - Poems about Distress

Distress Poems - Examples of all types of poems about distress 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 distress.
Royal Aussie Scapes
...Casting a dazzling spell onto native red gum bark, And inside of each brain, lives a glistening spark. As they engrave the crucial narratives in mind, The smell of eucalyptus is solely and surely......Read More
Categories: distress, animal, environment, history, memory,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Abysmal Vacuity
... Written: February 25, 2024 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ In a scene of singing sunlight. They claim it blurs our sight. Shall we dare gaze at the sky? Through ......Read More
Categories: distress, adventure, allegory, analogy, blessing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Man Alive-Deep Purple
... Written: February 25, 2024 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A sun sets in the west; oh, boy, he has gone to rest, Mama grips her breast in an apocalyptic pain que......Read More
Categories: distress, analogy, appreciation, celebrity, song,
Form: Rhyme
Building Tension
...Like a brick-by-brick castle unfolding. with scaffolding Petals after petals of distress go on unfolding. Feelings of hurt, ache, uncertainty, and anxiety Like rust in iron, it pokes and corrodes ......Read More
Categories: distress, angst, life, stress,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member RUNDOWN
...“In my distress I called upon the LORD, and cried unto my God: he heard my voice out of his temple, and my cry came before him, even into his ears.” Psalms 18:6, King James Version Read......Read More
Categories: distress, blessing, christian, faith, god,
Form: Pleiades



Premium Member Lilac Lagoon
... Sprawling aspiration effervescent incandescence spreads psychic plasma of primal spectrum painting passion on the silken sky the configured fascinated facsimile of mental panorama su......Read More
Categories: distress, analogy, depression, hope,
Form: Free verse
Pour The Seawater Into A Shell
...Pour the seawater into a shell and hear each sound of the ocean, you can own some of it 'till it dries out; would you become a captain and sail away to seek adventures? Tempestuous oceans fright......Read More
Categories: distress, courage, dedication, emotions, journey,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member It Started With A Blank Canvas
... It started with a blank canvas- just another mid-spring day; no sun nor rain, or gentle breeze- an atmosphere so still and gray. A day in May- a fresh-mowed lawn; leaf-laden trees, s......Read More
Categories: distress, heartbroken, memory, power, storm,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tenacity
...~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Ache, Distress, Agony— Three words; One shade. Dark shadow of fear— Creeps up to haul us down. From the radiance of solace— The fog of doubt besieges our thoug......Read More
Categories: distress, inspirational, strength,
Form: Nonet
Premium Member The Fitness Fight
...Resolved was I to exercise, To utmost try to slenderize. From flabby bod I'd poundage peel To Grecian god beneath reveal. But soon my straining torso frail Becomes complaining, moaning male......Read More
Categories: distress, body, change, fantasy, health,
Form: Quatrain
My Fears Breathe
...That which I greatly feared now stands before me, The mere conjuring of my mind transformed into reality. Allies of death, attuned to my weaknesses, Their creativity thrives in my nervous, artisti......Read More
Categories: distress, dream, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Etty's Pen
...My heart failed a few times again today, but each time it came back to life. This is no time for poets and philosophers. *** It is strange that in such a short time a person can come to feel as mu......Read More
Categories: distress, courage, dedication, eulogy, fate,
Form: Free verse
Jaded Jade in the Jungle
...Saw you cry cry cry and pout No doubt...I don't care anymore What are you crying about? Can't you see I'm jaded to the core? I hear people preaching about marriage When they're married themsel......Read More
Categories: distress, angst, deep, depression, desire,
Form: Free verse
Amor fati
... Is Love Enough? Like Sand Colonies Parallel the Shores of the Sea Sweet Flowers's Nectar Attracting the Honey Bee Everything Seemingly Gravitates to this Love Is love Bitter Sweet? Standing In......Read More
Categories: distress, change, love,
Form: Free verse
The Dull Nights Spent With Silence
...Everything may appear in perfect order as this vast universe is, and behind it I can't hear anything muffling sounds, but spot faint shimmers of hidden worders! Such are the dull nights spent......Read More
Categories: distress, emotions, longing, lost love,
Form: Rhyme

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