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Pain Sestina Poems

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

The Mask of Truth
She played with pride and vanity in the mirror
with crimson rouge she painted a mask.
No tear would fall, for she forsook weeping,
because in her mind...

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Categories: beauty, emotions, girl, mirror,

When I Dance
I seize time when funky drummer songs break
into my body robbing feeling of nerves making me fly
off floors with hips bouncing and shoes sweeping soot...

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Categories: culture, dance, earth, humanity,

Timeless Songs, My Cure
As my finger, triggers the sound
My heart ululates, in intoxication
Remembrance, is a gift in itself
Indescribable feelings, leading me forward
Being described, through each line I hear

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Categories: appreciation, dance, dedication, joy,

Dance, was my release
Pain had I ignited bright
Through my silence, had my hurt worsened
Denied conversations with all for superficial reasons, I had
Forgetting that love was my life
And people...

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Categories: change, dance, forgiveness, heart,

Betrayal, Fails Me Most
Question my mannerisms, do you cause me
Kindness, should be shown to no friend
Reciprocation, will their beliefs differ
In vain, will all my acts become
As if trust,...

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Categories: allusion, betrayal, deep, devotion,


Standing on a tower, more than three hundred feet
She was watching a movie of her life,
in her head, as tears fall, and she tries to...

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© Julie Anne  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, depression, girl, lost,

Premium Member Death Undignified, Fort Laramie 1860
High noon in Fort Laramie, the summer sun is oppressive.
A whalebone corset digs into my body’s tender parts.
Peering from the shop, my hand touching the...

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Categories: memory,

Premium Member When Madness Rides on Moonlight
Days pass into the weak, loveless nights. The moon blinks.
The stars swirl beneath Van Gogh’s brush, as he links.
Comet light passes twisting cypresses, a schizophrenic’s...

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Categories: anxiety, art, depression, suicide,

Days of our lives
We spend our lives from solstice to solstice,

creatures caught in a trap hidden by darkness

stuck in a wheel of fortune spinning in no direction 


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Categories: angst, how i feel,

Savannah and my muse
I go in search of an elusive Muse.

Her flight has left my vessels cracked and dry.

Shafts of moonlight bathing o’er savannah,

radiates no mist of magic...

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Categories: muse, senses, writing,

The Garden
Sometimes it all feels like a dream.
A dream full of love,
Full of life,
And full of happiness.
It is as though I am surrounded by flowers;
Yet, every...

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Categories: dark, death, life, lonely,

The Rage
Out of the blue;
lightning bolt jabs, stabs.
Raging storm of vengeance; 
searing in the night.
I feel the horror 
of the violent tempest.

Vile angry tempest;
sky of black...

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Categories: pain, poems, poetry,

Choosing that faithful woman to fulfill this fate,
she'll conceive a healthy baby with a loud scream,
a sweet cry so innocent piercing air and soul,
touch him...

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Categories: character, child, hope, love,

Premium Member Love is truth-a joy for ever-
True love never dies it’s black and white in books
Love is not love that alters when finds alteration
Love stories are fantasies giving joy to...

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Categories: joy, love, truth, ,

Premium Member Love is Forever
In a world where hearts open and doves fly out
I'll ask "Take my hand, dance with me forever"
Motion creates motion, always fluid sensual
Floating in a...

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Categories: love, universe,

Forgiven Sin A Sestina Poem
Thall shall not condemn the sin
In which he has lived in
Burning buildings always collapse
Like a thorn on a rose
Walking on shattered glass
Taking in your last...

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© Kim Confer  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: sestina, religious,

By the river corner I sat and wept
Memories of the war flooding my mind
Imagines of rotting bodies everywhere
The smell of dying children pungent still
Starvation and...

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Categories: pain, children, war, children,

cursed to exhale
If i could exhale, really exhale,
To expire the rubble of the ages, 
1000 years of dread off my belly,
and my fingertips once so dainty
then could...

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Categories: allah, courage, dance, dark,

Dying Heart
Stabbed in the heart, I’m starting to bleed
I’m becoming cold as the touch of death
Yet I don’t want to say goodbye

Painful word, insane cry, sweet...

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Categories: death, love, me, me,

Rather die than feel
Sometimes I wish that I would die
Or destroy my emotions so I don’t feel
Especially when I’m being choked by pain

Nobody loves me; they’re laughing at...

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Categories: sorrow,