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Suffering Poems - Poems about Suffering

Suffering Poems - Examples of all types of poems about suffering to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for suffering.
Premium Member If It Wasn't For Poetry
... A few passionate words on paper - where did they emanate from? As if in a trance, stared for the longest time, tears fell…drop by drop… Every drop, every translucent pearl of grief… How long the......Read More
Categories: suffering, inspiration, poetry,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Letting Go Of Past Mistakes
...Pictures there upon the wall, each person once held me dear. At times we were living together, now not one lives near. Each has a life they must live and thoughts on which to ponder. My life goes......Read More
Categories: suffering, change, forgiveness, heart, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Red Carpet
...RED CARPET red carpet of kings and queens rolled out it’s the one our grandparents knew it rolls one up in a heap we struggle to understand that suffering and death are ‘speci......Read More
Categories: suffering, angst,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Mermaid III
...“Now can we believe you have learned your lesson?” Her angry father demanded As he stormed out of the small sea cave she was sequestered in. “What next..” he ranted on, mumbling to himself. N......Read More
Categories: suffering, adventure, dark, dream, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Knowing what pain needs
...Pain craves any medicine or drug Pain is a lonely condition At my bedside, I’m my own doctor On my bed and bedside, I’m alone Alone doesn’t have to be loneliness Sick of the separation from m......Read More
Categories: suffering, addiction, divorce, drug, immigration,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Too Much For Today's Society
...Too much for today's society Too many deaths in the family Too much violence in the streets. Too many hostilities by the police Too many deaths by the police Too many murderers in the streets.......Read More
Categories: suffering, anti bullying, bullying, death,
Form: Rhyme
Sophia's Lament in Isaiah
...In the highest peak of my heavenly life I wanted to flow down Through the gates of my grave without any strife The place where I now drown I’ll never feel the warmth of the life-giving Even th......Read More
Categories: suffering, bible, christian, hurt, jewish,
Form: Rhyme
When We Took a Trip Horn Haiku and Others
...When We Took a Trip Horn Haiku when we took a trip we were given a great tip should go on a ship she gave me some slack instead we stayed in a shack with black smokestack in back when w......Read More
Categories: suffering, allegory, analogy,
Form: Haiku
... November 24 Relationship to God Bible Meditations Based on Colossians 1-2 Key Verse – Colossians 1:2 To the saints and faithful brethren in Christ which are at Colosse: Grace be unto you, an......Read More
Categories: suffering, blessing, christian, faith, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member As Above So NOT Below
...("Anagogical Moments Merit Badge" #39, 2011, original oil) As Above So NOT Below The tripartite world of material appearance Sandwiched between the infinite depths Of the unconscious ......Read More
Categories: suffering, allegory, mythology, psychological, spiritual,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member An Interior Mechanism
... Since childhood, as alexithymia struck my soul. I kept all my hopes a secret, hidden in a bucket of unshared dreams. I kept my soul sweet like marshmallows, but life has finally caught up ......Read More
Categories: suffering, analogy, emotions, life, perspective,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sin Of Antisemitism
...Hebrew people throughout history have been persecuted, and, yet they are stronger- than the tyranny of hate. When Yeshua comes again, as He is the author of Life, of Love, the sin of antisemi......Read More
Categories: suffering, 6th grade, 7th grade,
Form: Free verse
... November 22 Relationship to God Bible Meditations Based on Philippians 1-2 Key Verse – Philippians 1:6 Being confident of this very thing, that he which hath begun a good work in you will pe......Read More
Categories: suffering, blessing, christian, faith, god,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Trigger Warning
...("Contagion III", 2020, original pen and ink and oil) Trigger Warning From the safe space of my hardened little heart I send out my love In waves of conditional bliss To all who are j......Read More
Categories: suffering, psychological, society,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Nameless
... “I cannot give a name to pain I’ve never known.” - by poet What do I know of sadness when it’s grief that is profound? The misery of wounded hearts - in anguish they are drowned. The m......Read More
Categories: suffering, sad,
Form: Rhyme

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