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Short Mental Illness Poems

Short Mental Illness Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Mental Illness by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Mental Illness by length and keyword.


Premium Member the language of stones
the stones spoke to me...in waves
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Categories: mental illness, nature,
Form: Monoku



An Unrevised Ode
After years of psychotherapy 
Same 
Man...

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Categories: mental illness,
Form: Didactic
As Far As You Can Tell
I am alive and well,
As far as you can tell.
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Categories: depression, mental illness,
Form: Free verse
Baco Loco
Red wine
Is a reasonable
Facsimile 
For sanity...

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Categories: appreciation, mental illness, wine,
Form: Light Verse
The mirror laughs
The mirror laughs
He says the poet
    is a poem...

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Categories: loss, lust, mental illness, race, racism,
Form: Haiku



Allow Me
Allow me to be 
One you see
When most unhappy.
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Categories: mental illness, best friend, cheer up, devotion, friendship, friendship
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Me Too
horny men 
looking for love
in all the wrong places...

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Categories: mental illness, funny, funny love, inspirational love, life, love
Form: Haiku
Psychotic Episode
Christmas Eve 
a psychotic episode 
crashes the party...

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Categories: christmas, family, mental illness,
Form: Senryu
Schizophrenia
Schizophrenia —
doesn't go on holidays
for the holiday...

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Categories: christmas, mental illness,
Form: Senryu
Mental Health Awareness
mental illness
isn’t make believe
do you understand it?
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Categories: health, mental illness,
Form: Questionku
Lions Gate Bridge
on the pinnacle 
he resists temptation 
traffic resumes...

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Categories: depression, mental illness, suicide,
Form: Senryu
MSc Fever
I caught the MSc. fever,
a nameless bug,
in mystic weather...

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© Taiwo Alao  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: blessing, desire, love, mental illness,
Form: Haiku
Will-O-Wisps
The will-o-wisps
Will lead you away,
To a land of happiness.
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Categories: mental illness, suicide, symbolism,
Form: Free verse
Composure
As long as I keep it at bay:
Even in the depths, I'll be okay.
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Categories: depression, mental illness,
Form: Crystalline
When he sees wine
When he sees wine
My dog loses his mind
Pray for his lost soul
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Categories: animal, dog, mental illness, wine,
Form: Haiku
Day By Day, I'll Die A Little Inside
Wish I could live inside my head
Until the day I'm finally dead.
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Categories: depression, mental illness, suicide,
Form: Crystalline
Visibility Spell
fists flying
for the wings that won't
the bruises
make her happy...

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Categories: abuse, mental illness,
Form: Free verse
Becoming Aware
It took me time to
See all that was no longer
At all truly mine.
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Categories: mental illness,
Form: Haiku
Never reached 19
I was just eighteen
Then i wanted to be six
Guess this is the end....

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Categories: anxiety, depression, mental illness, sad, suicide,
Form: Haiku
Dementia
confusion creeps up
stealing their reality
heartache for loved ones...

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Categories: age, mental illness, sad,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Queen Teachings
I went from a drama queen to treating myself like a queen.

5-8-2011...

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Categories: mental illness, philosophy, recovery from,
Form: Monoku
The Evil
succumb to evil
darkness will morph my lost soul
poisoning my tongue...

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© josh boggs  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, art, autumn, evil, mental illness, mirror,
Form: Haiku
Asylum
It's not about who has it most bad,
The fact is, here, we are all mad....

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Categories: mental illness,
Form: Crystalline
Anxiety II
Arms shake at my side
My heart ready to explode 
Why? I cannot say.
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© Felix Mann  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: 11th grade, anxiety, mental illness, sad,
Form: Haiku
Caged
Dark when day
These feelings convey
Locked an encaged
Lost and afraid...

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Categories: dark, mental illness,
Form: Free verse