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Trauma Poems - Poems about Trauma

Trauma Poems - Examples of all types of poems about trauma 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 trauma.
The Abyss
...So here I am, once again. Enveloped in the sea of my ever deepening emotion. I continue to block out. Choosing to ignore and numb a lifetime of anguish from emotional pain. My memories are tidal,......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, mental health,
Form: Bio

Premium Member Happy Place
...Trauma has wrapped me in its slimy tentacles Tightening, till my depression becomes clinical Man with yellow pad listens obligingly Then into my happy place he is guiding me I imagine my bea......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, beach, crazy, mental illness,
Form: Couplet
we are taught to be complicit in our own dehumanization
...i was good, though i was born with mens eyes crawling on my skin like ants, following me through the grocery store. i was good, i was 5 the first time i was told to close my legs, sitting o......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, dark, for her, for
Form: Free verse
Sweet Heart
...Sweet, dear heart, How tangled up you've been. Stifled by the echoes of pain, Wrapped up in threads of cautionary memory. I ignored you, Chose not to hear you, I put barriers in place. I den......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, change, confidence, courage, deep,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Brilliant Resilience
...Singing with outside voice while dancing inside healing choice Represents ancient sacred reconnections of verbal thoughts invoking nonverbal feelings Amusing muse professions re-presenting ......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, dance, health, integrity, mental
Form: Parallelismus Membrorum

Premium Member Blueprint of fingerprints and plans?
...Do you remember ever holding your deeds.? Paper Links to real estate freehold' an epitome; one seed.' Of human independance.? Be that what it may be? In A bundle of actions' often tersely displaye......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, education,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member NonViolent Musicians
...When he speaks transparently he feels co-passionate as long as s/he appears to vulnerably listen Without Me v We risks of retributive judgment when he aims to restore cultures and climates......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, anger, body, fear, integrity,
Form: Parallelismus Membrorum
...VERSE 1 We were young and strong, We were only kids when we started striving At 8 I left my parents for friends, together we voiced the streets paving ways for a future we know nothing about Endan......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, africa, allegory, anger, black
Form: Lay
Willow my dog
...Willow was a rescue dog I took when it came to the call She came from trauma, poor little soul So sad, so shut down, I knew I had a long road I worked hard and we grew a bond My black beauty s......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, animal, loss,
Form: Free verse
Dismissed! Battles laid down for a dissociative survivor
...Thinking about us I come undone Looking back I don’t know Whether we lost or won Voices in my mind That I just can’t translate But I know I’ll learn to appreciate I’m not laying blame I......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, abuse, betrayal, child abuse,
Form: Free verse
...There’s so many stains on my floor From your cat’s To the bleach That spilled on the floor I wonder if the Scent of my room Had changed From the very presence Of you & not in a good W......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, absence, abuse, betrayal, heartbreak,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Alone
...we’re born alone and die alone these two coordinates are fixed betwixt these points, few souls heart hone the rest in trance remain transfixed what comes and goes is unreal yet we trauma bond ......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, god, light, spiritual,
Form: Quatrain
College year 2 am edition college year has been like wasted potential i tried to talk to someone they just step back all they need is puff i need to breath the air must've been so cool lying about me to the everg......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sacrifice, freedom and justice
...My mind has been spinning, since toxin contamination I have been caught in a web of deception and corruption Searching the landscape, for words to describe this nightmare The toxins sickened my he......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, america, angst, corruption, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Why did I become a poet
... I was born a poet not manufactured. It started with a heart feeling fractured. Childhood trauma led to built up suppression, but the soul yearned for creative expression. For years my poems hid......Read the rest...
Categories: trauma, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme

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