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Nursing Poems | Examples of Nursing Poetry

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

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List of Nursing Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Old Fogies: Part I Rhona McFerran Free verse nursing, age, community, crazy, humor,
Premium Member Poem What If The Sun Was Pink Caren Krutsinger Free verse nursing, imagination,
Premium Member Poem Secrets of a Sleeping Pet Sunlite Wanter Free verse nursing, animal, love,
This August 26th 2018 rendition part i matthew harris Dramatic Verse nursing, 11th grade, 9th grade,
VAMPIRE EYE Fungayi Elias Ndhlovu Alexandrine nursing, death,
Premium Member Poem Hummingbird Happenings Carol Connell Haiku nursing, beauty, bird, flower, imagery,
Premium Member Poem Cocky's Happy Ending Julie Grenness Free verse nursing, age, bird, character, giggle,
Premium Member Poem Monday Andrea Dietrich Verse nursing, day,
Premium Member Poem Once Upon A Reservation Gerald Dillenbeck Political Verse nursing, destiny, education, environment, green,
Premium Member Poem My Crisis Eighteen Years Ago Victor Buhagiar Free verse nursing, fear,

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Community Health Assurance
by Gerald Dillenbeck
Transparently robust private/public healers,
servants,
ego/ecotherapists,
investigate, with appreciation,
cooperative health insurance
for people,
healthy homes,
resilient transportation,
and cooperative tree and plant and children and elderly nursing
preserved through winter kitchens
and solar-fueled composting...

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Political Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, community, conflict, corruption, courage,

SAD SOUL BY: MIGDALIA TORRES RIVERA
by Migdalia Torres
SAD SOUL
	By: Migdalia Torres Rivera




The years of mere conflict and pain; were so visible in Ms.Miles face? 

Her sagging skin, her puffy eyelids, her pale...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, age, art, caregiving, death,

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Runny Nose
by Emile Pinet


Sunlight fades on a shortened day
as menacing clouds block its way.
And night winds chill you to the bone
wailing like lost souls all alone.

Color's drained from...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, 10th grade, angst, anxiety,

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Abandoned
by Sandra Haight

When I spend time at the old nursing home
     to see a loved one in our family,
it breaks my heart to...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, birthday, grief, loneliness,

Winter of the Heart
by Frances Schiavina
Bruised and beaten
alone on the ground
could have moved on
but I stopped.
Picked you 
like a flower,
nursing you
In my arms,
thinking that 
you would be
all mine.
We danced 
for...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, lost love,

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Farewell, My Loves
by Sandra Haight
Farewell, My Loves


Now, when it comes...that day, austere,
     when from your lives, I'll leave with drear,
     ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, death, farewell, love,

THE BITTER SCAR OF MY LIFE
by NAOREM JENNY
It was Sunday night,
My husband’s family created 
A remarkable unresolvable lifelong scar.
The scar that changed my life.

I can never forget that day,
The day when me...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, feelings, heartbreak, heartbroken, jealousy,

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For What Purpose
by Sandra Haight

Already, three months now...not good...
	between hospital and nursing home,
		helping him to add days to his life
with dialysis for liver and kidney failure.

For what purpose, when...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, death, life,

Humpty Dumpty
by Donna Ahsinger
Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall.
Humpty Dumpty had a great fall.

All the Kings horses,
all the Kings men,
couldn't put Humpty together again.

But! An American Doctor,
with plaster...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, 1st grade, 2nd grade,

Faith or FATE
by Anil Deo
I will pray again today
Not in church, or park bench
Not in Tibet, nor indigenous forest
But in a nursing home, with the "affluent"

We need some thing...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, 11th grade, america, appreciation,

Epiphany
by Donna Newton
 I awoke from a dream
the other day
it wasn't a normal 
dream for me
becauseI woke up
in a cold, cold sweat
after I'd had an epiphany

The foresight...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, family,

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LUCKY
by Richard Thomas
When a fetus or baby, I then could have been:

          Born to mother who died, or...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, appreciation, blessing, fate, life,

Damocles Sword Renamed Donald Trump Dagger O' Type
by matthew harris
Emotional guillotine clefts
     irredeemable psychological umbilical accord
witnessing heart breaking,
     woe-begotten inhumane rip cord
gut wrenching shuffle board
 ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, 10th grade, 11th grade,

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ON THE SAME BLESSED GROUND
by Carole Duet
When I see the moon, I think of you.
When the flowers bloom I think of you
but with the rain my teardrops fall.
If only I could...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, farewell, i love you,

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Working In God's Nurse's Station
by Marilyn S Jennings
Working in God’s Nurse’s Station

Over the years I have ministered to baby Christians as
well as seasoned saints in a prayer and prophetic ministry.
The Lord showed...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, relationship, religion,

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The Christmas Story
by Dennis Spilchuk
The Christmas Story

A decree was sent throughout the land;—
All must return to the their town of origin
For the count, to pay taxes to Caesar of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, bible, christian, christmas, education,

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In A Word, Miscommunication
by Carol Connell
The old woman shuffled slowly into the small kitchen. Today was a special day. It was her wedding anniversary. While bending over to pull out...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, anniversary, confusion, humor, husband,

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The Beaten Path
by Susan Ashley



I hold my breath -

like a lover held against my breast;
not wanting to let it go
lest I forget
how to 
breathe ~


I cradle a thirsty thought...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, depression, emotions, solitude,

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Frail Mory aka Hail Mary
by Dear Heart
Working in a nursing home can be fun,
those darling old folks sure have me on the run;
like Mrs. Butt who says, I need to brush...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, fun,

Souls in the Hall
by Timothy McGuire
Discarded souls in the hall,
No one comes to visit, no one calls.
Heads hanging with hearts of grief,
Waiting for their end and God’s relief,
What happened to...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: nursing, age, death, grandparents,