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Pain Narrative Poems

These Pain Narrative poems are examples of Narrative poems about Pain. These are the best examples of Narrative Pain poems written by international poets.


Night Tidings by Michelle Rensburg
A jackal cries in the distance
And I jolt awake
The candle is still awake 
And my falcon glares at me, 
one stern, yellow eye keeping me...

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Categories: africa, bereavement, death, loss,

Peace Be With You by Michelle Rensburg
Peace be with you
are the words she said
Flowers placed appropriately 
Saying goodbye to the dead.

She wasn't false
And yet, it wasn't true
Because there were things
She just...

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Categories: care, funeral, grave, grief,



HUMILIATED by Lemayian Leksat
I don't know I have to talk about humiliation, 
In the middle of what is supposed to be a celebration. 
But my truth is that...

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Categories: appreciation, christian, confidence, inspiration,

I Have a Pecan Tree by Colette Dright
I found a pecan on the ground
I picked it up when no one was around
Sitting in the hall outside of class crying because her classmates...

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Categories: cheer up, encouraging, heartbreak,

Revelation by Roger Byrd
A madness so savage causing sadness of ravage, this distraction has unbalanced my passion... Perish & shattered, these ashes are scattered like I never mattered......

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Categories: depression,

Exposed by Colette Dright
He exposed me to the hurt and lies, the brokenness, pain and distrust
The selfishness, the cheating, the loneliness and the lust
The darkness, the sadness, the...

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Categories: feelings, peace, thank you,

Our Beloved Page two by Mary E.W. Stephenson
Page 2

With the force of a thousand storms,  I turned to face you.
When they dragged our beloved off I thought that I would lose...

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Categories: grief,

Feeling the Fear by Freddie Robinson Jr.

I can feel the walls closing in ...
I’m so afraid
of the pulmonary crumbling

The glass ceiling is falling,
shattered expectations of a jagged relation
pierces my Peter Parker...

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Categories: heartbroken, loss, lost love,

Enough is Enough by Colette Dright
Ever since I was a child and throughout my growing up
All I kept saying was, Enough Mom, Enough
The addiction from your drug use affected our...

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Categories: addiction, childhood, drug,

A Place Called No More by Colette Dright
I've moved yall far away from earth
Where there are no more hurricanes, hospitals
And there is no more hurt

I moved to a new place, a place...

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Categories: bereavement, cancer, death,

The Strength of a Woman by Colette Dright
The strength of a woman should not be taken for granted
Nor should it be misunderstood
It is not that she can't, for she has proven she...

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Categories: courage, endurance, strength, woman,

The former Double Life Of Matthew Scott Harris by matthew harris
The (former) Double Life Of Matthew Scott Harris

Dove finch he following iniquitous
     licentious, lecherous longing
     extinguished quite
some...

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Categories: grief, hurt, meaningful, memory,

Mariah of Magdala by Beryl O. Adhiambo
Continuation of 
Part IV: FORGIVENESS

Today Mariah of Magdala,
It is written not only of you but of your enemies
Do you discover Mariah of Magdala
We are all...

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Categories: appreciation, blessing, celebration, community,

Haunting The Ghost by David Welch
I’ve been haunting this old gothic
since nineteen eighty,
when I died from a brain tumor
at the age of sixty-three.

I cannot leave this antique home,
I am well-bound...

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Categories: death, forgiveness, heaven, house,

Remembrance Of A Loved One by GLEN GALATOVICH
Sorrow is a hard thing to know.                  ...

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Categories: blessing, confusion, cry, death,

THE FALLEN Of ANGEL by Poetic Judy Emery
THE FALLEN  Of  ANGEL

Oh, my Lord what is this I see,
Late in the night I see and hear the agonizing cries
the sound of...

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Categories: conflict, dark, dream, emotions,

You opened your heart and put me in by PoeticMonwa Monwa
You opened your heart and put me in 
You love and cared for me
With my flows and imperfections 
You cared less of what I have...

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Categories: romantic love,

Mariah of Magdala by Beryl O. Adhiambo
Part III: Judgement

Mariah of Magdala
Here comes that day 
You can never get to escape
They have fought amongst themselves
They have recognized their problem
They are planning to...

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Categories: addiction, analogy, dark, judgement,

Mariah of Magdala by Beryl O. Adhiambo
Chapter I

Part II: Power and emptynes


Mariah of Magdala!

Opulent woman yet juvenile 

Did your hood bestow you such affluence?

Look how youthful you are

Flawless beauty, Enchanting aroma...

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Categories: beautiful, beauty, body, desire,

Those Were Da Days by Freddie Robinson Jr.
Workin' fo’ free from cradle ta grave
Laborin' sunup ta sundown e’eryday,
while Missy and Massa sat in da shade
Those were da days

Us darkies knew where our...

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Categories: nostalgia, perspective, slavery, song,