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Sick Poems

Sick Poems. Below are examples of poems about sickness. This list of sick poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of sick poetry. This list of works about sick is an excellent resource for examples on how to write sick poems.

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List of Sick Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Danish and Fart Gershon Wolf Limerick food, inspirational, sick,
Premium Member Poem The Back of My Mind Juli- Michelle Rhyme sick, conflict, confusion, depression, emotions,
Blood FRANCOIS HILLEBRAND Free verse scary, sick,
The Disease of Power Verlena Dillard Classicism crazy, humanity, rights, sick,
The Worst Poison Brittney Ginevan Free verse sick, dark, deep, drug, hurt,
Gustybot Melly - not for refined folk Terry Flood Rhyme marriage, sick,
Premium Member Poem What I Promised I Cannot Do Caren Krutsinger Prose sick,
Premium Member Poem FRAGILE AS RAINDROP nette onclaud Free verse courage, sick,
Premium Member Poem Despising My Body Today Caren Krutsinger Free verse sick,
Dercum's Disease John Steward Rhyme sick, anger, angst, dark, health,

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Other People But Not Me
by Caren Krutsinger
Other people get sick and can be nice.
I can’t.
Some people can get mad and can be nice.
I can’t.
 
Some people can be grumpy, and can...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: introspection, mental illness, sick,

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I had nothing to do
by RUDOLPH RINALDI
I had nothing to do
So, I turned on my TV 
And kept changing channels
fast and then faster 

there seemed to be 
no meaning or plot...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, child abuse, conflict, hilarious,

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Old reliable trick
by Gershon Wolf
Back in the day
  Tom played this trick
He told his mom
  That he was quite sick

He faked a sore throat
  Or sinus...

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Light Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: mother son, school, sick,

Stuck
by Sian Lyons
I’m stuck in a body that no longer works. 
A body that shudders, swells, hurts, and jerks. 
I’m stuck in a body that makes me...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: body, sick,

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CALL
by Line Gauthier


call 9-1-1
was all he said ~ 
   his parting words



posted on November 9, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, death, farewell, health, remember,

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Dear Maple Tree
by Sandra Haight
Dear Maple Tree


Dear maple tree, a sapling fifty years ago,
   you, one of three, stood guardian in summer's glow
to shelter our front yard...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, sick, tree, tribute,

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Child Scream Out
by Gabrielle Jordan
it’s abysmal down the way
these days

but the only path 
is through

they say

an intruder in the midst
the cold still drip 
of the ivy

tear 
drops
overwhelm tilted ice...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, cancer, emotions, family, grief,

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Woe
by Wayne Kingston
wringing hands beg stillness 
 ebony obscures light admittance
  sadly not alone, but  oh  so  lonely
   skip-darting heart beats...

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Imagism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, night, pain, sick,

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How do I tell you that I love you
by Quoth TheRaven
How do I tell you "I love you",
when all that's left to listen is a cloud?

And the tempest has blown away,
all that our hands built.

How...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, hope, loss, miss you,

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WE HAVE CANCER
by Line Gauthier


We have cancer
The me from the you
Inseparable
Determined
To the power of two
We will overcome
You and I as one



posted on October 27, 2018...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, future, love, sick,

Multiple Myeloma
by Dedu Son
There was no NUANCE in the illness,
Once it took hold, it spread quickly;
The ATTEST taken was clear as glass, 
Once diagnosed the results were sickly.

The...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, anxiety, cancer, emotions, feelings,

dog
by Jaz Han
you think its okay
to sink your  teeth  into her
and pull out chunks

until she  thinks
thats where her worth comes from,
the pieces
  ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, abuse, anger, betrayal, dark,

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senryu - courage to live
by Eve Roper
continued unrest
face masked in a wet pillow-
sounds of coughing pain

10/25/2018


Poetry Contest: Haiku-Senryu- Writing Challenge October 2018- 
Sponsored by: Dear Heart a.k.a. Broken Wings




...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: health, heart, sick,

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Dream within a Dream redone
by Linda Milgate
though brain cancer does not allow for the singing of poetry

 no miraculous whispers of life no light rises shinning from the sky

 yet I...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dream, inspiration, sick,

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MAN
by Line Gauthier


man eating saltines
from a candy dish in
chemo waiting room



posted on October 25, 2018
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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, food, sick, stress,

Porcelain
by Katie Christian
I am a porcelain girl with cracked porcelain skin 

I want to be pretty perfect thinthinthin 

Skinny little thighs pretty pink cheeks 

So down my...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, analogy, body, depression, self,

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congestion
by cs parker
75
In contention
For congestion
I fight you all back
And now
I have
A lungie
To hack
Lol
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: america, sick, silly,

Convulsions
by Anna M Shepard
She slipped into convulsions
no one seemed to understand
until her loving mother
took her by the hand

Her body shaking wildly
while lying on the floor
depressing of the tongue
saves...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: health, love, sick,

Do You Want To Eat A Peanut
by Jessica Amanda Salmonson
You'll never know how much I gag on peanuts
You'll never know how rotten peanuts are.

Listen. 
Do you want to eat a peanut
Do you promise not...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, food, funny, music, parody,

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Stroke Victims
by Mark Toney
Time is Brain
F.A.S.T. learners gain...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: confusion, health, poetry, sick,