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Misery Poems - Poems about Misery

Misery Poems - Examples of all types of poems about misery 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 misery.
Father of Dark Literature: Edgar Allan Poe
...The Raven caws in the eerie night, And chills creep through the air. As the father of dark literature takes flight, To a place with fame and beyond misery, The Raven's cawing takes flight silentl......Read More
Categories: misery, dark, gothic, literature,
Form: Rhyme

Sandy Hook Tragedy: Dedicated to the 26 victims
...When I was six, I was in a car wash, I watched my father's car getting cleaned. However, I looked at the news with curiosity, Twenty pupils died in a harrowing tragedy. December 14th, 2012, no ......Read More
Categories: misery, grief, horror, memory, mental
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Quirky misery musings - you know me
...The super snuggle with the dog Like a weighted blanket but with intent as he wants to be close to me Even by my side he ensures contact so I know he is there and he knows I am My mind's drifts t......Read More
Categories: misery, angst,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member Graceful
...“Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others' faults. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death for rage and anger. Be like the Earth for modesty. Appear as y......Read More
Categories: misery, analogy, community, judgement,
Form: Rhyme
There I was all alone and collections
...There I was all alone, drowning in a sea of misery and despair. Until you reached your loving arms to me and rescued me. I am not e'er all alone anymore you have safely guided me to the shore. By......Read More
Categories: misery, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Lyric

...down into the valley of doubt, my demons haunt hauling in all mannerisms with glaring despair My nights just day without light in the glee, hopes and dreams In my human spirit is the mystery o......Read More
Categories: misery, anger, depression, endurance, grief,
Form: Free verse
The Melody Of Misery
...These eternal thoughts Got me locked inside this infernal box Caught within the devil’s jaws It’s been so long, it seems as though I forgot The difference between who’s my enemy vs. who’s not C......Read More
Categories: misery, anger, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Quadricolour
...Written on 27 September For: No. 1244 New Poem Only Poetry Contest Sponsored by Brian Strand The Quadricolour Let us......Read More
Categories: misery, appreciation, independence day, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Enough is Enough
...If it weren’t for my distractions I’d end it all today. Turn my back on society And simply walk away. Gone would be my days of worry And suffering through the pain. Of having those I’ve......Read More
Categories: misery, society,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Yes, Oh YES
... Travel the pathway of my life, Read the letters written in thoughts untold, Bold memories and precious joys, Inspirations who reveal my heart’s silence, Mixed with rhythms of grace,......Read More
Categories: misery, appreciation, blessing, christian, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Fading
...“It’s the last rose of summer, Left blooming alone.” ~ Thomas Moore Sometimes my soul resembles distant horizons, like burning stars abandoned between dusk and dawn. When the sky hangs a......Read More
Categories: misery, angst, anxiety, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Tears Are Flowing In my Eyes For Haiti Again
...Haiti is a country that I love dearly That's where I was born That's where I took my first healthy breath That's where I had my first inspiration That's where I saw the first birds There I saw t......Read More
Categories: misery, abuse, corruption, emotions, future,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Haiti Rhymes With Liberty
...Haiti rhymes with LIBERTY Ayiti rhymes with DIGNITY Haiti rhymes with BEAUTY Ayiti rhymes with DECENCY Which is the first step to proudly Hoist the slippery hills or climb the rocky Mountains o......Read More
Categories: misery, africa, america, beauty, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Casket of Chaos
...I am like faded leaves, beneath my frail feet, failing your forbidden name that crushed the petals of blossoming hopes, dusted with dark obsidian nightmares, enclosed in seeds of disconten......Read More
Categories: misery, angst, dark, deep,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Floating
...The people of this world are like the three butterflies in front of a candle's flame. The first one went closer and said:I know about love. The second one touched the flame lightly with his win......Read More
Categories: misery, absence, analogy, discrimination, love,
Form: Free verse

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