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Surgery Poems | Examples of Surgery Poetry

Surgery Poems. Below are examples of poems about surgery. This list of poetry about surgery is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of surgery poetry. This list of works about surgery is a great resource for examples of surgery poems and show how to write poems about surgery. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Surgery Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
happy family jan hansen Blank verse surgery, allusion, birth, blessing, deep,
Premium Member Poem Free of Charge Billy TheKidster Rhyme surgery, language,
Ophelia Boobies Rico Leffanta Limerick surgery, betrayal, happiness, health, image,
Premium Member Poem Coming Home or Going to Heaven Tania Kitchin Rhyme surgery, dad, hope,
C-section Brianna Hobson Free verse surgery, dark, desire, fantasy, horror,
Unpopular opinions Alex Duffy Free verse surgery, celebrity, courage, how i
Premium Member Poem To his Cardiologist Maurice Rigoler Light Verse surgery, humor,
Splinter Brianna Hobson Free verse surgery, break up, conflict, first
I Beg Pardon john sensele Free verse surgery, poems,
Premium Member Poem Wifely Revenge Maurice Rigoler Light Verse surgery, humor,

Slit
by Brianna Hobson
The butcher walks in
To cut and keep leftovers,
He's working with meat...

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Haiku | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, abortion, birth, creation, gender,

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A Little Bit Free
by Linda Milgate
Just a Little Bit Free

 I feel that I need to get out
 to walk by the oak and pine trees
 breathe fresh air and....

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

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Mental Poverty
by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Empty socket pocket-tears upstairs
are always pirate hiding someone else’s
precious memories,
down in their dark chest cellar

Gutter dwellers
got the intellectual eviction blues
Same ol’ decisions
be bringing 
different mental...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, metaphor, money, psychological, wisdom,

I LOVE even when I have Lost: Loving What Is
by Anil Deo
I
Did I tell you my poem on the urge to write was lost?
Did we talk about meeting Jesus in the Gospels, seeing His heart?
For days...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, celebration, devotion, father, gospel,

Who am I
by Jesse Ponnambalam
Who am I? I am a man who is filled with hate, who has made an immeasurable amount of mistakes, someone who cannot even appreciate...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, angst, depression, identity,

THE BOOK KNOWN AS BIBLE
by Legen Tenni
I, I don’t understand the book known as bible
The book that is mostly common to many doors 
But the book that is not known and...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, books, christian, confusion, inspiration,

The Butterfly
by Ory Rose
I remember when we were little and I always imagined we would grow old together. You always loved butterflies and sunflowers, the brightest things and...

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Lyric | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, angel, birth, butterfly, death,

100 Degrees
by Sofia Rapisarda
I couldn’t bend my knee 100 degrees today at Therapy

It’s been a month since surgery and I still can’t get it to bend 

10 

more...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, anger, black african american,

African Mis-Culture Worm
by john sensele
Freedom asserted, freedom elevated
At the price of abandoning trivia
Jettisoning frills in the context of flights coveted
When whites and nights turn cold and Sylvia

Despite her brown...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, poems,

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A Force of Forever
by Linda Milgate
A Force of Forever

    What was there about this dream
    after this last long surgery    ...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, spiritual,

It raised a smile
by Wendy Watson
Ironic Remark


This morning in the surgery, a magazine perusing,
I heard this passing comment which I hope you’ll find amusing.
I saw before me, pen in ...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, humorous, irony,

The List
by Reginald Telemacque

His name is Bob and he is a mechanic 
He suffers from liver disease 
But doesn't panic

He is in need of a transplant
It's very urgent...

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ABC | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, health, life, poems, recovery

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Dance to Your Own Music
by Randolph Byrd
Do you try to lip sync, and dance like someone you're not?
Do you try to speak the dialect with accents, of somebody hot?
Is your satisfaction...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, allusion,

Sometimes I Cut Myself
by Larry Logan
I cut in the morning, in the shower
Where it shows on my arm
If my sleeve rides up.

People see how hard it gets.

I stop the whirlwind...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, hurt, mental illness,

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I Was So Lost
by Marilyn S Jennings
I Was So Lost

I had been raised in church but a religious church.
They did acknowledge there was a God but
His Son was pictured as dead...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, appreciation, baptism, truth,

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Surgery
by Marilyn Williams
Oh, how greatly I suffer even though I know it's for a little while.
I take the meds which make me recover, but I feel more...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, anxiety, beauty, dedication, freedom,

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Sequel Swear It Was The Moon
by Paris-Maree Boreham
An entire week I handled it-
The teasing and the taunting and
Every night the moon shone down-
Was really very daunting.

Judge John squinted his eyes at me,
T'was...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, humorous, moon, sun, word

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Two Walkers and A Wheelchair
by Caren Krutsinger
Oh my yes, I do have two walkers and a chromed wheelchair.
Procured them years ago when I tore my ACL one day.
Twas a mis-adventure of...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, self,

Love to Pray: Please, Please pray for Lisa Ricci
by Anil Deo
JULY FOURTH PRAYER FOR USA & PATIENTS

A wonderful Lady of Poetry Soup needs prayer
For her beloved dad, a month after surgery
She may not know I...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, america, best friend, christian,

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From God Needed Nourishment
by James Horn
From God Needed Nourishment

From God needed enough nourishment;
Daily by Him  much surgery underwent;
Quite a Guy;
On did  rely;
From committing sin, He would prevent.

Jim Horn

...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: surgery, allegory, analogy,