surreal poetry

Surrealist poetry embodies the essence of poetry itself, drawing upon shocking imagery and lyrical incongruities to comment on the inner-workings of the mind.

Bella Corallo2 days ago
Child of the Universe
Child of the Universe She was born on Earth, With all human features. But there was something about the way The Moonlight hit her face That made her vastly different. She would cry to the stars at nig...
Medication
My medicine calls Me home to bed from A place I don’t belong. A fairytale of sorts We’re the birds peck At my unbalanced brain, The scarecrows use wrench’s And screwdrivers to pull Out the flowers fro...
A.R. Marquez2 days ago
From the Mouths of Sadists
As we fall back through black holes and irises scorned Heaven crumbles among us Was this His plan? Were we forsaken? Left to wither out like embers from the mouths of sadists We degrade ourselves Muti...
darcie a2 days ago
Installment I
I feel so fragile. I can soar at the smallest of compliments but shatter at seemingly innocent words. Words like "almost"; so lightly used by the speaker they seem like a flutter on the breeze, but in...
My Mom Never Taught Me How to Apologize
I learnt that the lump in my throat Was a ball of all the words I didn't say The I love yous I swallowed I put all the I miss yous under my pillow And the love poems I wrote you I hid them in my heart...
Jasleen kaur3 days ago
Sleep
We are not only sleeping when our eyes are close and mind is shut We are also sleeping when we don't have control over our life When we let other to control the steering wheel of our life When we let ...
A.R. Marquez4 days ago
Moments Within a Reverie
I have awakened in the world between the corridors of our hearts We walk through the essence that still beats here It is our timeless episode rearranged to encompass the lost years in between Sometime...
Roman Poliak4 days ago
Patina
They’ve said "see you" and never seen each other again They’ve said "love you" and never loved each other again This isn’t a poem about leaving But about moving forward And it’s slight nuances (forget...
Teya Hooper5 days ago
Sleep Paralysis
I swear I hear something. I turn slightly on my side, glancing towards the noise. I see nothing. Shrugging I go to turn back over. But I cant. My heart speeds up a little. Why can’t I move? Suddenly a...
Tanya Rodriguez6 days ago
Memory
I can be human I can be object I can strike in your dreams I can interupt your conscious mind I make conflict between your feelings But I can bring back thoughts you once lost I travel time but always...
Mindy Sleeper7 days ago
Frozen Still
In the beginning, there was hope. Now we are barely holding on to the rope. Day by day, I watch as the darkness grows. My heart breaks, yet they do not know. I could tell my heart, yet I wonder what g...
Trai Hawthorne8 days ago
Healing Ain't Easy
“Going through a healing ain't easy. So many suppressed emotions, unwanted feelings, heavy heart, heavy breathing, fearing the anxiety will take me over. Feel like I'm going insane and off my game. I ...
Lemonade Tears
Lemonade tears are like Marmalade fears: coated up in your wildest imaginations Fruity shells of your smallest acts of compassion You, you didn't know what was going to happen, you kept dreaming, crea...
Mac Ratchit12 days ago
No Destiny
Never sold irreparable heart Oldest soul flarin bright within the coldest hold in the dark Like the stars, beyond light years and astrological charts Gotta think smart I'm a target, regardless of a sh...
Iain J12 days ago
Homo Sapien Examines Himself
I bring rage and bitterness in equal measure From the weighty past, dragging me back Every thought, every image, every memory Springing unbidden from the wellspring of imagination Tinting the glass in...
Jose Madera12 days ago
My Greatest of Life's Gift Was to Give You Life
The best moment of my life was to see you finally arrive. Right away. I went out and bought the biggest pink bear I could find. Your mom was in great pain as she gave that last push and brought you in...
Mel E. Furnish13 days ago
Surrealness
Ever get hit with surrealness? Makes you feel like you've lived, Like you've already seen this. Sometimes a word, Sometimes an inside joke or phrase. Sometimes appearance stirred, Sometimes an express...
Migdalia Torres13 days ago
Fertile Fields
A cobbled stone made of red brick, which I picked up and placed on a solid white rock pressed against Venus whose tales of Fertile Fields were just not true The myths of the Greek Goddess Blue Moon wh...