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Sick Poems | Examples of Sick Poetry

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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Premium Member Poem Stroke Victims Mark Toney Couplet confusion, health, poetry, sick,
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The poem about the flu Alex Duffy Free verse fun, funny, hilarious, sick,
Why Todd CULLHELP, question mark Word Awl Dramatic Monologue sick, america, dark, death, fairy,
Premium Member Poem IT'S NOT FAIR Line Gauthier Free verse sick, angst, god, hope, mother,
Premium Member Poem Becalming Broth Carol Connell Senryu blessing, food, metaphor, sick,
Premium Member Poem Pray that you never end up in the cancer ward Marc Acrich Prose sick,
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Premium Member Poem Sumac Seduction Freddie Robinson Jr. Personification sick, allusion, flower, love hurts,
Premium Member Poem Under the Weather ilene bauer Rhyme sick,
Premium Member Poem Robbed of Hope Gershon Wolf Rhyme night, sick, sleep,
Premium Member Poem HANG IN THERE Line Gauthier Free verse sick, courage, endurance, future, hope,

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DARKNESS NEARBY
by Line Gauthier


There are things
he won’t tell me as his wife
like how he’s worried
death is near and
he’s letting us down

He wants to be strong
and grab the control
but...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, sick, silence, strength,

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OUT OF MY HANDS
by Line Gauthier


They rolled him away
In a wheelchair
Down the hospital hall
Out of my reach
Cutting the cord
Promising to bring him back

They rolled him away
His future in their hands
Leaving...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, hope, love, sick,

Sick Love
by Trevor McLeod
That poor old woman who loved her food
was tender to my heart.
Despite the fact she ate pure junk
and cancer lost her spark.

But my dear heart...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, abuse, analogy, dark, death,

Never Is Enough
by mark palmer
Quietly with cap to hand he begs on the street
With Cross legs he waits with a sigh, 
Cold in the pouring rain, with his fingers...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, loneliness, lost, poverty, sad,

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JUST
by Line Gauthier


just one of many
in the game of statistics
feeling less alone



posted on August 30, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: change, loneliness, perspective, sick,

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Nothing Between
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

So full of empty between the ears;
void breeze reasoning,
zero thoughts a-blowing

Banished to the barren cornfields,
multi-grain years of accumulated wisdom
bear no pleasant, golden-age yield

Black sky intellectual...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, perspective, sad, sick,

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THE C BOMB
by Line Gauthier


There he was
In his white coat
Afraid of our reaction
As he dropped the C word

We watched it bounce off the floor
And hang there suspended
No one reaching...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: cancer, sick, surreal, truth,

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SICK
by Line Gauthier


sick yet 
busy comforting others
   - who consoles him?



posted on August 28, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, anxiety, care, irony, perspective,

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Aging Heart
by Eve Roper
prevailing unrest
face buried in a wet pillow
sounds of coughing pain

8/22/2018...

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

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Sickness- Reverse
by Debbie Walker
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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, sick,

Sickness
by dewayne coleman
All sickness aint death
I know this to be true
Some sickness can be a blessing
Some sickness can improve
Some sickness can be a gateway
Out of a dull...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: beautiful, depression, sick, wisdom,

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Sick
by Juli- Michelle
If this is sick to my stomach, then what else can hurt?
The flames have charred my toes and are licking my skirt
My eyes are blurring...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, anxiety, depression, sick,

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A Burning Fever
by Caren Krutsinger
a burning fever

small faerie kisses from mom

quickly sooth the pain

...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: pain, sick,

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The Cold Bug
by Gershon Wolf
A little germ to bring you down
   Just when you think you're going to town

A most unwelcome, uninvited guest
   One that...

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

Dying is the only answer
by Raj Ranjit
What's my fault I'm facing the problem like that
It's the fact
What was my mistake god I'm so sad
And you are bad
Unexpected day unexpected memories 
Full...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, depression, feelings, mental illness,

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In The Belly Of A Whale
by Curtis Moorman
IN THE BELLY OF A WHALE

There was a young man named Jonah
Who thought that he was a goner
But he lived to tell
How a huge grey...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, fish, sick,

Goodbye
by Reginald Telemacque
The nights are dark and no longer cold 
It's just scorching heat 

The pain has become unbearable 
And I can't seem to sleep 

It's been...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, death, fate, funeral, goodbye,

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Six-Word Couplet Series -July 2018
by Mark Toney
Pay Your Taxes
No one relaxes
Before paying taxes


Close Shave
Homeless man shaved
By cop saved


Wait For It…
American tax cheat
IRS hot seat


Bacteria Blues
Watch out, fella!
Beware of salmonella!


Twitter Rants
Twitter “shadow...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, anxiety, conflict, corruption, inspiration,

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Bacteria Blues
by Mark Toney
Watch out, fella!
Beware of Salmonella!...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: sick, anxiety, death, food, mystery,

My five senses
by fauxcroft wade
I could sense something was wrong

So I went to see moving carefully among the trees, 

I saw a building of harsh stone

Unforgiving standing alone, 

I...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: animal, death, senses, sick,