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.

Michelle Morris19 hours ago
Word
Whenever I enter an airport, I immediately crave an egg McMuffin with cheese. I have no idea about the Pavlov dog psychology of it but it happens every time. I think airports just smell like McDonalds...
Ayesha Brown2 days ago
Circus Freaks
Way down in the slums of the west Lives your most unusual pest Secluded from the putrid world Lives your most terrifying boys and girls The people who were destined to be confined The people who'd des...
Pastel Coloured Dreams
How did we get to this place we said we wouldn’t? To this place we surely knew we shouldn’t. Eerie and damp is the boneyard of dreams. Where our palates run grey with monotony and our hands red with t...
R.M. Kamm2 days ago
In the Alcove
I hang on to so little, But I do it so tightly. A loose leaf, a matchstick, some black tea. I used to use spoons to measure things, Now I use mildew. Miss use me misused muse, And drift towards the al...
De.ar Noire
Each.., virtuous... parable, escribo terrible. Marionette, epithet clipped by the nefarious, so thus My stringent manner was comparable to a feral banner. What is the purpose of a claim? Forceps and a...
Amanda Zylstra3 days ago
Ghost Town
I have a head cold. I am dehydrated, half asleep grinding my teeth to the clicking of a wall clock. My head is in a vice. The two am train rolls through one and a half blocks away from my bedroom wind...
Amanda Zylstra3 days ago
Warm Milk and Suicide
Chocolate chip cookies. Warm milk and suicide. Scattered sleep. Snow and hopelessness. Not knowing day from night. Sunrise from sunset. Seasonal depression from clinical depression. The never-ending c...
Lee A Howlett3 days ago
Neverland
I wish I was in Neverland I wish I was the only footsteps in nowhere land I want the dream because reality just bites off your hand I don't know how to treat because these are lessons I was never taug...
Jaden Bleu4 days ago
Time & Money
Time and Money Both may treat you far too crummy The twisted twins that they are They never cease to exist thus far Of either there is never enough Constantly calling each others' bluff Wrestle, fight...
Jaden Bleu4 days ago
Writing in the Sand
Exposed, and sins made known. My naked body shivering, to all eyes shown. Cornered, caught, and cast down at his feet, But his response was more than sweet. This level of love I had never seen. Instea...
My Night Sky
"Hide," She'd said. And I did. The space was dark, unlike the night sky it was dark with no stars and where the night sky was vast and endless, my small space was a black box. There were no stars here...
devil racer5 days ago
Eroded & Hollowed
My mind is in a constant cry, Fierce thoughts will not subside. Walking with death My soul will not rest, The Devil’s rejects Become my companions. The Stars will cry the darkest tears, I can hear Hea...
devil racer5 days ago
Self Defiant
I have this tingle in my veins, My wrists, A feeling that is yearning- Craving that blade, Itching, Un-controllably, It craves the natural feeling. I couldn’t even hold my pen for more than 30 sec. I ...
katie turner5 days ago
Thirty Eight
Repetitively falling into the trap. After climbing out once thinking I was fine but before I knew it I was there again. There. In that horrible place where no one should ever be. Convincing myself tha...
Unreality
In the mirage of a dream I see kaleidoscopes of his face that I now realize were caused by the tears he caused from the moment I awoke. There was nothing more devious than the underhanded epitome of c...
Analyn Foust6 days ago
Fire and Water - Beautiful Passion
Fire and Water – Beautiful Passion Before the day of winter oceans speak, Dancing with waves and crashing upon the shore, laughing with the birds in droplets that shower upon them like a sweet rain. O...
A Poetic Soul
The hardest thing to do is admit that someone doesn’t love you Worst feeling is when you’re broken down and they’re walking on water When they can’t seem to understand the shit you put up with The non...
taylor sundell7 days ago
Angels
White skin covers her pale skin, blonde hair falls on her narrow shoulders. She may be an angel, but she has her own sins. She grows paler as she grows older. On the outside she seems fine, but even a...