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Torture Poems - Poems about Torture

Torture Poems - Examples of all types of poems about torture 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 torture.
Premium Member Breathless Anticipation
... at the tail-end of a question, intense suspense builds, and builds... about to reach its climax and explode like a tossed grenade......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, allusion, analogy, anxiety, desire,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Manipulative Monsters
...Believe it or not, their ubiquitous webs Are everywhere; they are the dictators Who kidnap, maim, torture and kill teachers, Poets, ordinary folks and babies in their cribs. They rob and ransack ......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, animal, anti bullying, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
Broken Promises
...Where did it go wrong? We made a lot of sweet promises Weak foundation, broken soul Endless days of torture and snoring Now, my life is falling The day you left I died Vultures are still feas......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, depression, emotions,
Form: Free verse
DID nightmare
...DID NIGHTMARE having Did is not all that’s cracked up to be. Having to try to remember what you did, day to day Having people say “ I wish I had DID” because when I don’t want to handle something ......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, abuse, anger, child abuse,
Form: Free verse
...Sold To be sold by the people Who were supposed to love you To be sold at Just 9 years old For alcohol and laughs To be sold Day after day Why fight? To be sold by people Who were supp......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, abuse, angst, betrayal, child
Form: Free verse

Tough thoughts
... I watch as time goes by, With no great urge to try, To make a move, Or break a sweat, I'm a lost heart broken guy. "HOW" I wonder why, A sudden urge to cry, I see her image, I loose a......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, bereavement, cancer, death,
Form: Rhyme
recognizin’ you, realizing somethin’ more
...Deliberately recognizing the sun against the moonbeams I see your eyes gleam and your happiness screams Into my eager ears over the years and I’m tension-whelmed with the tears I shed Hanging at t......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, angst, emotions, endurance,
Form: Free verse
Tortured soul
... Dear God What more do you want from me the Brain You gave me wants me dead Dear God I dont Know What more to do I'm tired I don’t have it In me anymore Dear God Please just take m......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, child abuse, dark, depression,
Form: Free verse
Emo Night
...In the depths of my soul, Expelling through the cold, I crave tonight an emo love. To stare into the abyss in your eyes, To torture you till you cry, To feast on your dripping blood. With o......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, anger, emo, gothic, pain,
Form: Free verse
odium amplexus
...Come the morning, we will shed The tears of infants, painted red. Mother's love can save the child But not the mother from her death. Soon the child will grow up hated, then the voices soon ab......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, anger,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Vanish
..."To vanish and not be heard from ever again is mystery not to you, but to those who love you, a nightmare will ensue." By Poet What becomes of those who vanish, quickly slipping out of sight be......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, people,
Form: Rhyme
The demon of second chances
... It worked in the recesses the nooks and cracks of the darkness. It’s shapeless meandering form intent on its work It’s slither of arms and tentacles wrapped around the soul It’s tortures fi......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Bad Friday For Jesus
...What humans call ‘Good Friday’ Should be named A ‘Bad Friday‘ for Jesus Our brother Who bravely died for our sins. Copyright © March 2024, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved. Hébert Logerie ......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, brother, eulogy, freedom, history,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Who Killed Our Jesus
...Whoever killed Our Jesus Son Of God Now has a killing machine. Copyright © March 2020, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved. Hébert Logerie is the author of several collections of poems. ......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, betrayal, christian, easter, good
Form: Haiku
Premium Member UNGRAVED
...The emptying was torture Like a queen bee on the back porch Easy to avoid, ignore No need to go out those french doors Another route to necessity Eliminating the need of more ...then came th......Read the rest...
Categories: torture, grief,
Form: Free verse

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