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Tension Poems - Poems about Tension

Tension Poems - Examples of all types of poems about tension 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 tension.

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Premium Member Ancient Winter Writers
...nd awkwardly feel, smell and bittersweetly taste unsafe passage. I recently moved from autumn habitat, a creative tension between summer's midlife climax and this new winter habit above Connecticut's exquisite Salmon River. This ......Read More
Categories: tension, age, earth, environment, health,
Form: Political Verse



Premium Member No feelings, pardons or sins
...- with no feelings, pardons or sins. Soft sounds - not prepared to breach the dam wall and let the real talk begin! Tension, slowly building as the barriers begin to weaken and fall! A hug signifies the evenings end. Warm clothes cov......Read More
Categories: tension, absence, abuse, age, anger,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why Did You Leave Me
...espairing and depressed I tried to use my energy to think positively With the nerves and emotions in full tension - you were not receptive My grief cannot be described my questions never get answers A sense......Read More
Categories: tension, death, hurt,
Form: Free verse
Think before you marry
...Before you marry, few words of caution, Life is not worth all the tension. Suddenly huge responsibility will fall on your shoulder, No one cares whether you are capable, Just do it.......Read More
Categories: tension, marriage,
Form: Free verse
The Sun
...knees. The heavens will rise with the sun until the day is done. I can see them comming, I can hear them crying, the tension is getting high and it is forming a mountain in the sky. And the story will be told when the days are getting bo......Read More
Categories: tension, emotions, endurance, future, goodbye,
Form: Free verse



I Sit Under A Purple Sky
...ess. My thoughts are lonely and honest. Lightning flickers with silent violence. The air is calm and heavy. A beautiful tension like strangers alone in a hotel room. The hour is indifferent. And the wine is soft on my tongue, like a woman’s......Read More
Categories: tension, beautiful, dark, lust, night,
Form: Free verse
CRIME OF COLOUR
...ight that took centuries for women to exercise A narrative that still paints societies In two opposing colors With tension simmering underground And the quack so profound. Divisions, discord, and decadence Trust thinning frivolously......Read More
Categories: tension, black african american, color,
Form: Free verse
That Street
...et when you are almost out of breath and you do not know what next, it is that feeling of uncertainty that build up the tension in my belly and the silent cry that resonate at midnight when no one is around to minister to silent emotions. T......Read More
Categories: tension, break up, character, community,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member ENTHUSIASM
...ed endeavor Noted noble nice notion in ambition Total devotion to try targeting goal in tenacity tackling tension Happy venture with high vitality, hopeful vigor, zeal, hasty potency. Unbridled unchecked unending z......Read More
Categories: tension, appreciation, dedication, devotion,
Form: Acrostic
A Tension
...Aye, COVID-19 is here to stay And we are all living day-to-day So why must I ask That you wear your mask? No one wa......Read More
Categories: tension, happiness, health, political,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Cold in Summer's Heat
...stony isn’t available, one cannot tangle, neither can only self mingle. Now is the time to wrap her worth with high tension cables and make ultimatum the regulatory officer to this union. An incredible adjustment shows there’s still s......Read More
Categories: tension, husband, life, lost love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member COURTHOUSE SHUFFLE
...another Judges in robes Looking stern and grim Lawyers dressed in uniform Parading in formal gown and collar Such tension in the air Everyone here Has business to tend to None of it pleasant I would venture to guess If these marb......Read More
Categories: tension, peace, stress, time,
Form: Free verse
Was Versus Now
...emember this, we are like each other We are similar, not different We are the same, not ignorant I soak in all the tension... The apprehension... The sensation... Of dire delusion... I soak in all the tension... The descention... ......Read More
Categories: tension, anxiety, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Worry Worry
...t Each new one worse than the last Never know a moment's peace Endless problems never cease Anger, stress and tension mount Over trials you can't count Sickness, pain and sorrow weave Their web around you as you grieve Y......Read More
Categories: tension, emotions, introspection, life,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sacrifice One For Five
...ou sacrifice one person to save five? Especially if you knew that person while alive Difficult question Would create tension Also extremely difficult for the other five ......Read More
Categories: tension, feelings,
Form: Limerick

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