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Stress Poems | Examples of Stress Poetry

Stress Poems - Examples of all types of stress poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for stress.

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Premium Member Life's Struggles
Life's Struggles "For only in imbalances we feel the balance that keeps life on even keel." ...Read More
Categories: inspirational, life, peace, stress,
Form: Sonnet



DISEASE
When day turns to night I have to pray with all my might You tell me you love me This is where you want to be Life is good for you But we have yet ...Read More
Categories: stress, 5th grade, addiction, anxiety,
Form: List
Premium Member Ooze
tension out of doors stretches like a taffy-melt on a glorious summer's day...Read More
Categories: change, stress, summer,
Form: Imagism
Should I continue this struggle
In the morning and night, I have never been at peace. Lost and focused in my thoughts without ease. I am clouded with worries and cries every minute I see. Struggling and trying to succeed is my mission...Read More
Categories: stress,
Form: Blank verse
restless, helpless
it starts with wandering thoughts here it is; panic creeps in flooding like a hurricane. my throat gets tight; i can't breathe; my heart, it pounds like a drum. then i feel it in my gut and i know...Read More
Categories: stress, anxiety, dark, depression, emotions,
Form: Free verse



As I lay in the dark
As I lay in the dark, accompanied by only my thoughts and memories. I can feel the grip of the night, clutching with its embrace of ill intent. Plunging me into the depths...Read More
Categories: confidence, stress,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Haiku 21621
see, hear, smell, touch, taste subconscious stimulation short circuit pending...Read More
Categories: self, senses, stress, today,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member It Was A Good Morning Until
"Billy, it's time! Get up for school!' "But, Mom- my arm is hurting bad! Oh please don't make me, don't be cruel- I must stay home- though I am sad." "But, Billy, can you lift your arm?" "I can't, it's...Read More
Categories: stress, absence, mother son, school,
Form: Rhyme
The Wonderland: Your Loathed Fantasy
Talk of the troubler and the troubled. The dainty daubers and dark doubles at the end of each street. Talk of a civil thief and his broken tongue, neat shirt, tainted teeth and lusty lung that trips your merry into grieve. Talk of...Read More
Categories: africa, memory, stress,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member GOD BLESS
out on a tangent she sings offbeat and dances to a different drummer she's in a world that’s gone askew god bless her soul loneliness has ravaged her inside left her heart an open wound in pain and dire need...Read More
Categories: stress, anxiety, depression, lonely, longing,
Form: Free verse
Sorry not sorry
This is just to say I’m sorry for loving him Forgive me It’s so hard to leave him be I love him his smile makes me so happy He makes me Feel loved I’m happy again ...Read More
Categories: stress, 9th grade, love, sad
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Entrepreneur
The rain flings itself Against the chrome Splatters and withdraws To its prickly realm Like the timid entrepreneur; Who must slam stopped Before the crowd Whose audience rumbles on Without notice Who quickly gathers himself And evaporates....Read More
Categories: anxiety, confidence, stress,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beyond My Reach
I hold the raging’s - of this madman - contained - within these walls - Painting only - pleasant masks - upon his face The genius is - it works so well - That sanity - no one can...Read More
Categories: stress,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Struggling
His stress is too much to take, drinking to self-medicate. Laid off from the job he loves Covid shutdown brings...Read More
Categories: deep, feelings, perspective, stress,
Form: Jueju
My negativity my biggest enemy
My negativity, my biggest enemy. I'm a complete waste of space, A confirmed certified disgrace, Im not good enough for existence, I'm a failure and dont deserve subsistence, It's like a commentary the constantly repeats, Negative thoughts that never misses...Read More
Categories: stress, anxiety, confusion, depression, hurt,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Stress Poems

Definition | What is Stress in Poetry?