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Escapism Poems | Examples of Escapism Poetry

Escapism Poems. Below are examples of poems about escapism. This list of poetry about escapism is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of escapism poetry. This list of works about escapism is a great resource for examples of escapism poems and show how to write poems about escapism. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Escapism Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
An Ode to Escapism Matthew Anish Free verse escapism, books, fantasy,
are you a back street driver gate low Rhyme escapism, addiction, allah, analogy, animal,
Premium Member Poem View from the prism of 'ism' Gershon Wolf Monorhyme escapism, satire, society, truth, word
Premium Member Poem Passion in Black and White Maria Williams Narrative escapism, romantic, sensual, sexy,
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No wonder Wilson Waison Free verse escapism, drug,
Escapism Sam Kim Free verse escapism, absence, cry, family, games,
Painfulness of Love Bhavini Chohan I do not know? escapism, absence, america, angst, beauty,
I WAS JUST A BOY HE ONCE KNEW Francisco Pepino Free verse escapism, betrayal, break up, pain,
A Fantasy Not the Real Thing Mario Vitale Free verse escapism, angst, anxiety, art,
Escapism Vasudha Rohatgi Rhyme escapism, anxiety, life, loneliness, philosophy,

Dreamlands peaceful serenity
by Anna Sabrina Tate
The noise was still & silencing 
As it echoed around the room.
And into the blindness of the dark night
I felt myself fall deeply into a...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, change, deep, dream, fate,

Depression is
by Patrice Trice Jackson
Some savor living distressed; love dejection-Munchausen syndrome
accustomed to attention, adoration; playing-victim- energy vampires
adore escapism, douse in self-pity, darkness;-sorrow


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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, conflict, confusion, depression, lost,

Dreaming in Ink
by Paloma P
Acquiesced amongst gypsy stardust,
      dance of aroused blissfulness 
 knees went weak mid a zealously flirtatious
   sunset, as...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, allegory, dance, dream, passion,

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Cooperative Powers
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Power to condemn others, and oneself,
is weaker than power to help others, as oneself.

Power to destroy others, and oneself,
is lesser than power to regenerate others,...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, anger, culture, earth, fear,

burlesquing a bohemian scaramouche
by Paloma P
recklessly chaotic surrender
 midway untrained assimilating
thought patterns struck by twilit
    idiosyncratic contractions'
 irrational heart dotted i's 
   of contradictory falsities,...

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Burlesque | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, allegory, confusion, crazy, hyperbole,

ESCAPISM
by Cyndi Cegalis


A flickering spark between you and me–
     grating of steel on steel and I shall flee!
When my opinion is not valued,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, anger, character, conflict, feelings,

Abstractly Phenomenal Butterfly Thesis
by Paloma P
She was an abstract woman in a clinical world
theoretically reasoning her notions were perfectly
discerning midst-chaotic sensibilities,
whilst her inane whimsicality kept semblances of
insanity eye-leveled twixt reconfigurable...

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Alliteration | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, allegory, butterfly, confusion, environment,

Escapism
by Benjamin Wormwood
drinking in the park 
trapped between past and future 
owl hoots chidingly...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, drink,

labels leaving
by Taoi Chanan
Lifts are lumps and lumps are lives. Libraries are filled with lynx. Who gather to read the polka dot books. In rows. In lines. Catalogued....

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, baby, basketball, , literature,

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A Nook and a Storybook
by Francine Roberts
What I wouldn't give most days
to run from the world and just hide
in a corner nook, with a storybook.
I'd immerse myself and time I'd bide

A...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, books,

Trying To Find Home
by Bonnie Jennings
WINTER FAIRES AND RETURN TO THE FOREST
This is one poem in the collection. They are a series of poems that tell a story. The story...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, adventure, allegory, betrayal, conflict,

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I NEED TO GET AWAY
by Jeffrey Lee
I really would like to just vanish and disappear
Run far away, to an abandoned village or a deserted town or a forest in the middle...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, adventure, freedom, imagination, travel,

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Where is your crack pipe
by Uwe Stroh
More to the point
What is your crack pipe?
In the heavy storm
Of getting a grip
On life
One could be excused
For looking for a way out
An escapism
Some people...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, addiction, analogy,

Crazy
by Mutsuki Imai
Ignorant
I was
I like the way I spent hours drawing, lying on my belly lying on the carpet
Undisturbed, basking in the late afternoon rays of sun...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, crazy,

either-or
by Assefa Dibaba
the great speech 
of great dictators
is
not so great...

listen,

either 
they speak once to all
or 
they speak all at once 
and they mean 
nothing at all! 

dictators...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, africa, allusion, corruption, imagination,

200 POEMS
by Prince Nkgadima
2OO poems
To my 2OO women
Living legacy for my 2OO generations
Hopping falling in divisions
Written 2OO letters
Sharing 2OO words
Tip toeing restoring 2OO reasons
Asking words a shivering my...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism,

Daydreams of a Song
by Theresa CW
Daydreams of A Song


For many realities are now embedded in a haunting of
Soft minds thus murmuring of memories so in tragedies
Reality at times is created...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, angst, how i feel,

Open Letter to a Black Soul
by Young King sa
My crime is on speaking a black cry
My words are on safety belt i hope
My poetic messages have no headings though i'm the head of...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, africa, black african american,

relaxation times infinity
by Marty King
she likes it when i give her an unexpected massage
especially the ones that focus behind the neck and the upper part of her spine
when i...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, home, joy, life, love,

A cracked lens concave
by Thabang Ngoma
In this drunken thirst
A salivating dry throat
A hungry gorge
Of controllable rage
A subtle outburst
Sleeping pills in a fist
An empty mind feasts
Resting on deep sleep
Escapism it seeks
Lonely...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: escapism, cry, emotions,