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Surreal Poems | Examples of Surreal Poetry

Surreal Poems - Examples of all types of surreal 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 surreal.
Mountainous, Mousiest, Who?
I don't know what I am The dream from which I'm waking has left me in a trance A dissociated state kept separate from yesterday Where the immediate is all there is of me at all There is nothing...Read the rest...
Categories: surreal, allegory, dream, introspection, self,
Form: Rhyme

affective as reality wanes in the face of artifice none can ever prove any claimed origin neurons gently touching can never suspect that what is felt will be the same as is seen yet such challenge remains the last hope when...Read the rest...
Categories: feelings, surreal,
Form: Suzette Prime
Premium Member 'Beautiful People'
Smooth, slick, suave, sophisticated glib, possessed of sparkling tongues Glittering gems, sapphire and diamonds abound beware the brilliant...Read the rest...
Categories: angst, beautiful, people, surreal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Mighty Maelstrom
lost in a turbulent fog tossed like a tortured log struggling to tame a tormented mind drowning in a deranged sea yearning for wholeness stumbling over missteps seeking the answer disintegrating in solitude walking on a tightrope striving for sanity...Read the rest...
Categories: dark, society, surreal,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Living in Illusion
Time to hide inside illusion Which you can afford Find a beautiful seclusion At a last resort It’s a marvel of a living You don’t have to pay Just keep sending and receiving Pictures of the day Very soon the evening falls With its...Read the rest...
Categories: imagination, spiritual, surreal,
Form: Rhyme

Van Gogh's Joy
Sunbaked brick, a rosy hue, Straw roof, a tangled, golden nest, Big blue blanket, sky so high. Two dark shapes, a silent pause, Shadows stretch on dusty ground, Blooms like scattered bits of joy. Gray mill wheel, worn and old, Stream whispers,...Read the rest...
Categories: blue, sunshine, surreal,
Form: Imagism
Lost Track of a Ginger Snap
Get in your room now,” as daddy fashioned a gun. Mom grabbed me and her facial expression was undone, something must be wrong, I ask she looked at me and welts started to run, down we hunkered under the...Read the rest...
Categories: surreal, animal, dark, death, dog,
Form: Narrative
Mountain erring is human - Kafkaesque personification of a mountain
Mountainous - there's a joke in there somewhere Funny how I just appeared one day Or at least that's how it feels I've observed others rise and fall Whilst I stay put There's more to me, weight, heaviness I hold...Read the rest...
Categories: surreal,
Form: Personification
Premium Member trial and error
triple hating triple agents trip over tripping tirades (on a) ...Read the rest...
Categories: humorous, society, surreal, word
Form: Alliteration
Premium Member I See in Violet
May's tempest doth rumble, I think she took my bait, her violet respire, reciprocates my elate, while the raindrops weave, in hallucinations, that speak to my fate. ...Read the rest...
Categories: surreal, deep, fate, magic, nature,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member FANTASTIC BEASTS - Collab with Tom Woody, spoken by Sam Scott and Sara A
A big shoutout and thank you to Tom Woody for being an amazing collaborator on this epic project. Also, a huge thank you to Sam Scott and Sara A for your stellar narration that truly...Read the rest...
Categories: surreal, adventure, fantasy, fate, natural
Form: Epic
Alphabet Soup a Riddle
Without further interruption a game, riddle. Abyssal void manifests a skeleton and a cloak, he has a sickle but is no reaper, plays cards instead. Dealt in a kraken with all sevens, four on the board but the dice are...Read the rest...
Categories: surreal, dark, deep, extended metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Feet patter through the leaves of the oak wood Her breaths frantic blond hair bent back Stops swivels and pivots seeing all she could Body sways and she prays for air to catch Then she see it lurch,...Read the rest...
Categories: surreal, dark, evil, gothic, horror,
Form: Rhyme
Artist of Time
Burst of scarlet splash of ember Wingspan opens and the colors darken Flap as feathers fly into the air To drift as snow with little care Images flow with new scenes Baby blue azure never change Flock the swarm a vortex Flash...Read the rest...
Categories: surreal, dark, deep, extended metaphor,
Form: Free verse
Family Reunion
Breast beat for her I doubt you fathom crude Understand thus gravitas of thy actions true This must entrust you knot the thread bear Bang thy drum roll knees follow you we share Needless pain inflicted as I stroked...Read the rest...
Categories: surreal, crazy, dark, daughter, death,
Form: Prose

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