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Stress Poems | Examples of Stress Poetry

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

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List of Stress Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Cat Astro Fee Rico Leffanta Limerick stress, animal, best friend, betrayal,
Premium Member Poem THRIVING Line Gauthier Senryu stress, angst, anxiety, crazy, games,
Premium Member Poem SLEEPLESS Line Gauthier Senryu stress, angst, anxiety, night, sleep,
Premium Member Poem Depression Angel Villanueva Rubaiyat stress, depression, endurance, hope, sad,
Premium Member Poem SENSING Line Gauthier Senryu fear, silence, solitude, stress,
Premium Member Poem FEARING Line Gauthier Senryu stress, anxiety, fear, future, hope,
Premium Member Poem IT'S OVER, THANK YOU Line Gauthier Free verse stress, anger, character, conflict, games,
STILL Florence McMillian Narrative stress, bible, blessing, dream, god,
Move On Matt Forshay Free verse stress, anger, depression, emotions, future,
Premium Member Poem Troublemakers Gershon Wolf Rhyme scary, sleep, stress,

A living statue
by Benu P Guragain
The one who knew that life was so bright
the one who knew that love is delight
the one to breathed the stary air in the night
The...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: stress, death, dream, emotions, life,

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Playing With Words Under Fire
by Sandra Haight
My love for words 
   creates mental pain...
they play hide and seek 
   in my smoldering brain.
I sit here dreaming, 
...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: poetry, stress, writing,

Anxiety
by Frankii Fame
Stress welded into my bones
Shivering anxious thoughts
My bough bends at every turn...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, stress,

The Storm Within
by Virginia McInnis
An anxious mind
Aches for sleep
Upon a dream-like cloud
Lightning awaits
Rapid
Nonstop
Flashes in darkness
Determined to strike
A spark ignites
Shivers rise
Behind closed eyes
Rain awaits
...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: stress, anxiety, emotions, poetry, self,

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the SCREAM
by Jesse Rowe
A sudden, deeply inhaled breath cools
the tender linings of the throat, 
belying the violence to come.

A brief moment
s t  r  e  t...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, fear, stress,

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UNFINISHED
by Line Gauthier


unfinished projects
weighing me down
    that nagging voice



posted on September 4, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anxiety, grief, stress,

Some Kind of Panic Attack
by amapola white
The world has settled down and switched off its light
it has closed its eyes to rest its head
My brain has decided something else is in...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: stress, anxiety, depression, mental illness,

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YOUNG
by Line Gauthier


young enough at heart
to long for
eternal youth



Dedicated to Andrea Dietrich

Posted on September 2, 2018
...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: stress, age, beauty, identity, image,

Jesus Took Away My Worry And Fear
by Jim Pemberton
Christ Took Away My Worries and Fear!

Christ took away my worries and fear.
And brought a love that’s true and sincere!

He took away my yesterdays and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: stress, depression, forgiveness, grief, hope,

Burden
by Besma Riabi Dziri
                Plunged deep into chaos Man adios
   ...

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Rictameter | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, inspiration, poets, stress,

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INHALE
by Line Gauthier


inhale 
deep breath
repeat



posted on September 1, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: repetition, stress, uplifting,

When a pronoun lacks a nominal antecedent
by Julian Scutts
What is Truth?
That old unanswered question.
I know when I'm telling a lie though.

I lie not. There I was
minding my own business,
making myself a complimentary cup...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: crazy, me, stress,

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WHERE
by Line Gauthier


where is everyone
going so fast
it's pure madness



posted on September 1, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: stress, anxiety, confusion, life, people,

Unreliable Ride
by Rhona McFerran
My memory is like an ill-tempered old car
that refuses to start
on cold, miserable mornings...
or sometimes stutters
and shudders to life
in fits and starts with rattling parts

Names...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: stress, emotions, feelings, memory, remember,

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REACHING OUT
by Line Gauthier


reaching out
for strength
a buoy



posted on August 31, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: journey, life, strength, stress,

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Highway Wars
by Richard Thomas
It's closing time, I'm sad to say.
The clock insists it's after five.
Now comes the hardest part of day,
The long, infernal homeward drive.

I leave my job...

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Quatrain | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: anger, home, humor, stress,

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He collapsed
by Gershon Wolf
He collapsed late this afternoon
Went without a whimper... DOA
Relatives and friends shook their heads
     Clucked their tongues
Pressure got to him apparently
Poor...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, loss, stress,

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OVERNIGHT
by Line Gauthier


overnight
in emergency ward
so much drama



posted on August 29, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: stress, caregiving, grief, health, sad,

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THE PREMONITION
by Line Gauthier


the premonition
all the pieces in place
fatefully waiting



posted on August 29, 2018
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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: angst, meaningful, stress, surreal,

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AFRAID
by Line Gauthier


afraid to sleep
only to wake up and
confirm the nightmare



posted on August 29, 2018...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: stress, change, fear, life, scary,