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Numbness Poems | Examples of Numbness Poetry

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

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List of Numbness Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Depression John Dickinson Prose Poetry numbness, spiritual,
Dear Liver M.P. Shaudd Lyric numbness, abuse, addiction, angst, conflict,
When Jordan Foster Free verse numbness, anxiety, deep, depression, how
Premium Member Poem Hide Away taai tekai Free verse numbness, allusion,
To My Mama shane solomon Free verse numbness, suicide,
Still Luke Hobbs Free verse numbness, moving on, pain, people,
One day just not today Pranjali Takle Free verse numbness, death, grief,
Numbness MAHTAB BANGALEE Free verse numbness, life, lonely,
voicemail sam smith Free verse numbness, grief, i miss you,
healing darren risden Rhyme numbness, heartbreak,

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Barren Solitude
by CayCay Jennings

I trusted life to well tend dreams from my love song,
            wore smiles traversing...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, angst, best friend, betrayal,

Drug Hazed
by Paige Reed
Numbness.
Her body is full of sensations but none felt from her 
skin. Burning deep in her veins, rotting from her heart 
O U T W...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, addiction, best friend, depression,

Lost Part 1
by Nick Trim
He cried for help using a silent cord,
but silent cries always get ignored,
he couldn't remember how life rewards,
and from his eyes the tears then poured.

He...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, anxiety, confusion, depression, emotions,

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Help me
by Danielle Brunelle
I need your help today before I fall apart
I seem to have lost a part of me 
Can u help me find it and make...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, confusion, depression, feelings, how

Muffled tongue
by sagrika chowdhury
Here I m standing at the bay
Feeling the slipping sand beneath my toes
Only colour dat my eyes can c is blue
Everything seemed so surreal around
As...

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Alexandrine | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, angst,

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THE THINGS I CANT SAY
by Danielle Brunelle
My eyes are closed but I can still see
Visions of lost dreams begin to fade away
Leaving one image lingering behind shown only to me

A hard...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, character, confusion, voice,

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In a dream
by doug pederson

What are sounds if you cannot hear?
Sights you cannot see
An embrace you cannot feel
What if your emotions are lost?
Would you still love me?

If you were...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, dream,

Dark Shadows
by Matt Forshay
The fumes arose, 
with an acid smell.
Various hues of black
engulfed his senses.

His eyeballs popped
nostrils flared
numbness has set 
around his lips
tongue felt a metallic tinge.

The black...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, dark, death, evil, scary,

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Shy Lilies
by Dale Gregory Cozart
In the orange tree
a fledgling mockingbird's
needle shriek
stabs the cochlear idyll
of our garden.

I can't bring myself 
to the cemetery
where summer's ascendant fahrenheit
pummels orchids on your grave
that...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, death, memory, sad,

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The Hollow
by Nina Parmenter
I’ve been down to The Hollow, and I’ll never be the same,
Have YOU been to The Hollow? Would you dare to speak its name?
It’s a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, allegory, depression,

Broken
by H. A. Yappen
I can no longer hide the sadness with a smile
I can no longer say "I'm fine"
Because I'm not fine
Like a tree in an empty forest,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, depression, feelings, heartbroken, how

Said my Prayers
by Al Juman
 God Almighty,  Jehovah, Brahman, Adonai,  Allah
Lord of the Worlds
Oh, God Almighty,
Indeed you are the power over my mind,
the light in my eyes,
the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, 12th grade, allah, god,

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- Inside The Dark -
by Sunshine Smile

                      Numbness and cold...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, dark, feelings,

The Numbing Effect
by Robertina B.
The numbing effect ..
Effects in every way..
At sunrise...
Until sunset..

It is loyal ..
It is dependable
It is reliable..
It is resilient
As it is persistent..

It almost has a mind...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, deep, endurance, life, sad,

Rehabilitation Center
by Juliet Ligon
The patients often rock back and forth,
or pace as if to move away
from their frustrations, 
their situation, their self,
but the same always follows.
Their only task...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, abuse, addiction, dark, drug,

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In the Mists of Life
by John lawless

I lay here in the mists of life
silenced – entombed in a numbness
bids me “struggle not – it is over”

They pass – stark faced -...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, death,

darkened dreams
by daisy tyrrell
My silent screams go unnoticed,
My darkened dreams unchecked;
This emptiness is all consuming,
Will it steal away my breath?

Everything around turns to grey,
I'm not sure if I...

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Bio | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, anxiety, dark, depression,

Loss Is A Very Personal Thing
by Anna M Shepard
All mourn in different ways

No one should ever tell you how to feel
Overwhelming pain
From the onset of the news
Or complete numbness
To your very core

No one...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, loss,

Circumstances
by niall fulham
 

We meet we talked you captured my heart
Our minds our souls out of control
Connections and reflections, we understood
Our circumstances would not move on ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, loneliness, lost love,

A Promise, To Keep
by Keshan Govender
Blurred sights, clarity remains
Rebelliousness nonexistent, sometimes a ray
Associations a downfall, leading astray
Numbness soothing, until panic soars
Attendance to depart, ensuring departure. 

Unsteady legs, balanced steps
A poured...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: numbness, drink, drug, feelings, forgiveness,