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Suicide Poems | Examples of Suicide Poetry

Suicide Poems - Examples of all types of suicide 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 suicide.
How it End
I spent a little too much time alone and I got stuck inside my head. The crazy got a little too loud and I just wanted to go to bed. I still had good days but...Read More
Categories: suicide, dark, death, depression, how
Form: Free verse

Premium Member The Burdened Mind
Taste not the souring within thy heart Let your blood flow with sweet memories If this taste becomes sour sweeten it with love Love will concur all that will agree with the soul For hate only blinds and captures...Read More
Categories: sorrow, suicide,
Form: Free verse
As the blood slows So does my life It's not that painful Not like my life If a man dies alone Does he make a sound Who knows Who cares Sometimes I know what the animals are saying Sometimes I don't know what the...Read More
Categories: suicide, confusion, dark, deep, self,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Never Surrender
When the road is long and treacherous And your legs feel like lead Just put one foot in front of the other Never surrender , persevere instead...Read More
Categories: depression, strength, suicide,
Form: Rhyme
Her Last Day
She held the razor blade in her hand.. Trembling, she reflects on her life. Lost and alone in her dark thoughts.. Of her failures as a mother and wife. Trying to find anything to give her hope.. But there's nothing...Read More
Categories: suicide, blue, depression, heartbroken, loneliness,
Form: Rhyme

He's Sick
Sleeves Nails Hoodie Strings Addiction Bed Gym Therapy Hyperfocus Pills Doctors Hospitals And Nothing...Read More
Categories: suicide, addiction, anxiety, dark, depression,
Form: Free verse
Men of the world
Men of the world By Michelle Morris 08/11/2022 Men of the world, we implore you Please speak up, we adore you You are our partners, you are our friends You are colleagues and parental beings You do so much, you have stress...Read More
Categories: suicide, anxiety, courage, depression, inspirational
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member All time stood still
All time stood still; he fell through air, faces below, look up and stare. Each always a stranger to be. While he ponders what they do see; he's inclined to think they don't care. Friends, family thought he'd not dare, now,...Read More
Categories: suicide,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member Strange Birds
Well, the farm had a pretty rough night; it seems chickens are not very bright. Bandit raccoons broke in, killed some chicks and a hen, and the other chicks all died of fright....Read More
Categories: animal, bird, murder, suicide,
Form: Limerick
The House on Bleak Street
On a dead-end street, At the edge of town; Sat a broken-down house, With no other around. The paint was all faded, And the windows were cracked. The rain had poured in, From the shingles it lacked. The steps had collapsed, And the grass...Read More
Categories: suicide, boy, death, family, girl,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Why Some Choose to End It All
Could this be why one chooses to end it all? We have all wondered about the whys, Because life often throws one against a wall A person can fall no matter how hard s/he tries. We have all wondered...Read More
Categories: suicide,
Form: Pantoum
Solitary End
I push the people I love away So I can die alone someday....Read More
Categories: suicide, death, depression, mental illness,
Form: Crystalline
It Gets Better
I have been down that road, The one of suicidal thoughts, The doors I knocked on daily, Suicidal attempts replaced those spots, Got to the point in my life, To where I felt no one would miss me, If I just...Read More
Categories: suicide, confidence, deep, depression, inspirational,
Form: Quatrain
Letting Go
The fog lies off the shore About a mile or two I count the pebbles here It’s all that I can do I walk along the beach The water calls to me Somewhere beyond my reach Upon the beckoning sea I long to...Read More
Categories: suicide,
Form: Rhyme
Whether good or ill , choose life Even death hates suicide cause It intrudes her space Why go to the urn uninvited ? That's "nwheh?wnim" Life , without doubt, can sometimes be a real monster can scare...Read More
Categories: suicide, death, friend, friendship, life,
Form: Lyric

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