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Illness Poems - Poems about Illness

Illness Poems - Examples of all types of poems about illness 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 illness.
DAN ka size sun kar Meri MA ka dimagh hil gaya, Meri MA nay Meray baap say teen talaq lay Liya....Read More
Categories: illness, abuse, addiction, fire, firework,
Form: Imagism

Conversations about everything to no one but me
blinded at first thought then, focus entered the eyes of my thoughts. the sadness of the nightlife and what could’ve been turned into what had been and i was reborn again....Read More
Categories: longing, mental illness, sad,
Form: Free verse
Agar najeeb sultan qasam kha kar kahay peer faqeer chanday nazranay NAHI laitay, To me Zafar Bhai say goliyan kha kar Gulshan Kumar ki Tarah apni jaan day dun ga....Read More
Categories: illness, allah, anger, books, celebrity,
Form: Tazkira
Unwritten absence
I see it right there, the subtle changes, As you tuck those toes underneath your tights, Fighting behind silences and sickening sunrises, Contain yourself, you might cross a fire you can’t outcry, I can hardly...Read More
Categories: illness, absence, dark, lost, mental
Form: Free verse
Porch Lights
Lying down on a bed. Is horrifying. Thoughts, become dreams, but I’m awake! I’m awake! It’s not a dream! It’s not a dream! I’m sobbing, and you can cry in a dream, but sobbing is not possible. The tears,...Read More
Categories: mental illness,
Form: Free verse

Bloody Civilians
Ye bloody Civilians army ko Galiyan daitay hain. Ye bloody Civilians gashti ma Kay bachay, Pak Army ko bura Bhala kehtay hain. Aisay kanjar Logon ka bund maarna chahiye.Aisay logon Kay mun me Lund Daina chahiye gashti Kay Putar Baar...Read More
Categories: illness, abuse, addiction, drink, drug,
Form: Narrative
Chasing Feelings
I want to cry. I long to smile. Some feeling to wash over me for a while. Scrolling, relentlessly with my thumb. Every other part of my body and mind, numb. 'Life is for living',...Read More
Categories: illness, angst, anxiety, dark, depression,
Form: Rhyme
Get me out of my head, it's getting tight and cramped in here A sought solution for remorse and unexplainable fear. Thoughts interwoven with sadness come to the fore As the brain tries to compute...Read More
Categories: illness, angst, anxiety, depression, health,
Form: Rhyme
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My existence seems like a timeless tragedy, ticking away in the harmony of misophonia and me. I've been reluctantly raised in the arms of trauma, hiding from the darkness looking over my shoulder. I place a metaphorical knife under...Read More
Categories: illness, anxiety, mental health, mental
Form: Free verse
So Tired
Sleep is a mirage perceived by my dry, dusty eyes. But really, I’m just delirious. Stranded in this open world, where everything is blurry, and no one can help. I am walking, somehow. Closing my eyes, while walking. Not afraid. Not...Read More
Categories: mental illness,
Form: Free verse
My Lost Mind
My listless thoughts are entirely detached My mind unable to fully equate These feelings completely skewed and mismatched Emotions flee my mind then dissipate The brain concedes to devil incarnate Yielding to a distant watching member Recalling a past...Read More
Categories: illness, addiction, confusion, emotions, health,
Form: Rhyme Royal
I walk through the hell ridden hallways The silence so loud it almost engulfed me, dragging me underneath the freshly polished tiled floor Each room is a new hellish spectacle Each person looked like a withering rose,...Read More
Categories: hope, imagery, mental illness,
Form: Free verse
All I do is wake up, and wake up, and wake up. And it hurts every time. Except when I wake up slowly and gently, so I don’t realize right away, When I assume I’m still dreaming… Until I...Read More
Categories: mental illness,
Form: Free verse
Wake Me Up For School
Beep, beep, beep. Said the bird. It’s just like when I would wake up for school… When I lived in the real world. Of windows that open, and parents that will call for me. But I’m not in school I...Read More
Categories: mental illness,
Form: Free verse
The Basement of Delusion
I had a silly thought. What if my parents… Locked me in the basement? It doesn’t make sense, because that’s illegal! It doesn’t make sense because they are supposed to love me. What I imagined was them thinking...Read More
Categories: anxiety, mental illness,
Form: Free verse

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