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Pain Poems | Examples of Pain Poetry

Pain Poems - Examples of all types of pain poetry to share and read. This list of pain poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples of pain poetry. This list of works about pain is an excellent resource for examples on how to write pain poems.

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Premium Member Pervading Pain
Pain is like a pit of fire in my belly, It got to be quenched or it will burn me up, Right now, my entire body feels like jelly, Walking on thorny paths seems to be my cup, Pain...Read More
Categories: heaven, pain,
Form: Rispetto

Premium Member No Longer A Rose
A rouge rose once I was~ with only one thorn beside but instead of sunshine I was filled with too much rain~ Now my petals start falling one by one~ as the incessant rain pouring like arrows Killing my last...Read More
Categories: freedom, pain,
Form: Personification
A Gift From Heaven
A gift from heaven Visited me last Christmas, And then she was gone. © 2021...Read More
Categories: pain, angel, christmas, heartbreak, heaven,
Form: Haiku
Your words like a blade Tear into my soul Leave me breathless Unable to respond My mind heavy with fog Fighting through these thoughts Explain to me why you have forsaken me I must at least deserve this...Read More
Categories: pain, emotions, heartbreak, i love
Form: Free verse
One With The Water
Sometimes, I want to drown myself Sometimes, I want to be somebody else Sometimes, Life is so painful Sometimes, Life is so fruitful Sometimes, I fell in love with a liar Sometimes, I hated the star I went to the sea In sadness, I plea Please, take...Read More
Categories: pain, anxiety, depression, desire, love,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member Push-
Painfully Unitiality Sensationally Huddle's--a powerful push presses painfully~ 1/19/21 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr © 2021...Read More
Categories: analogy, conflict, pain, perspective,
Form: Alliteration
...commands a trance, pulls you into the dance, he'll sing for the enhances- playmore fanatics! He's the sutures and calamity's Casper, and endemic more than even plasma... I have the needs, he the commander, I have to feed... Do more than land her....Read More
Categories: pain, allusion, character, cheer up,
Form: Salaam
The Jellyfish King
He floats, adrift over wine-dark depths, Veins of denial and luciferin, Dressed in silk ribbons, deceptive in their innocence, The discarded robe of a fallen monarch. He glides, elusive, over nothing, solitary in his rule, Unmoored and untouchable, even to...Read More
Categories: pain, addiction, deep, depression, drug,
Form: Free verse
The abyss stares back, I’m sure this is true, It stares into the soul, and breaks the spiritual glue, It stares into parts you never thought were there, Too late to show you of what you truly care....Read More
Categories: pain, anger, angst, anxiety, death,
Form: Free verse
My Pain is Precious
My pain is precious, My pain is silver and gold, When I die It’s buried with me, I will not leave it behind, I will not let it fly with the wind, I will not toss it on the side...Read More
Categories: life, pain,
Form: Free verse
Just Like Me
I try again... To see where you been And then, you wish Upon happiness beyond the anguish You wish you would be Just like me, just like me You break dishes for the sake of simply expressing You shake my inner core,...Read More
Categories: pain, angst, deep, desire, emotions,
Form: Lyric
Can't Cope No More
Can't take no more I just can't cope anymore, The pain is debilitating, The addiction consuming, Both exhausting. The dark corners of my mind are closing in, there all I can see clearly, The demonic whispers fill my ears loudly, I feel...Read More
Categories: pain, addiction, body, depression, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A silent teardrop
Falling silent against naked cheek… When an emotion stuns or stings Cutting through the composure To free the heart of liquid poison Toxic feelings of pain and sorrow Grief that slashes through self-control Leaving the heart in deep discouragement Touching thoughts with...Read More
Categories: cry, pain, silence,
Form: Free verse
Invisible Tears
Woman mourning in pathetic tone, Which didn't let me to move on. Curiosity made home in mind, how could I be: unkind. By hair face was heed, Showed me direction : someone was in need. I rushed to the direction, Without any...Read More
Categories: pain, 6th grade, angel, dedication,
Form: Suzette Prime
trapped under my own weight like a horseshoe crab with a broken tail that’s been flipped upside down; clenching helplessly, unable to right itself. i’m nailed to the ground, paining and burning under the very sun that makes this world a beautiful...Read More
Categories: pain, angst, beach, depression, hurt,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Pain Poems

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Definition | What is Pain in Poetry?