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.

Charlene Ellison5 hours ago
Who's That Peeping in My Window
Some individuals find joy in being a peeping Tom just to invade your privacy It is lust or the cheap thrill they feel that makes them get aroused In the heat of the night wondering yet not a one-eyed ...
Nikki Harrison9 hours ago
Pluviophile
The world fades into the grey blanket, softening at the edges Ambient noises are swallowed, the world becomes hushed Umbrellas, hooded figures, coats walk briskly to escape the wet Hiding from the dri...
Pages from Hades' Spellbook
Curse of the Necromancer The power of Philia brings life into these weary bones from the deepest of Purgatory's depths— Grant awaken'ness to my servants of Hades and arise at my command! These pawns o...
Kaya Terlaaka day ago
I Was Once a Whale
I was gigantic, My gentle mass dividing those around me as I drifted, softly, slowly through the expanse. My wide eyes, never intending to harm, my haunting voice, never raised in anger. But it wasn’t...
The Wikipediast
I research only from the ones who do not know what they know, the ones who peer dreary-eyed at midnight into the artificially lighted abyss of their computer screens, spewing fantasy for fact in the W...
Theatrics of an Earthbound Visitation
Walk in backwards so as to hide away said face. A mask in the chest of many. Eyes do see and beckon for notice, Until selfishness confronted and a pool of emotions, Stirred; hidden it crawls, Weeping....
Holly Leaa day ago
Ready, Set, Rewind
There's a time and a place for everything Whether you're ready for it or not One day you're feeling confident But in the same moment you're forced to stop Forced to stop and take a breath It's time to...
Recite
A commanding forte resounds From the open maw of the baby grand Yanking me back into the room From which I had departed In meandering contemplation of my place in the book The end of a chapter? No It ...
Sydney Essex2 days ago
Showman
You are quite an actor, staying hidden behind your mask. The world doesn't see the real you drowning in your flask. Hats off to the performance, but now it’s time to go ahead and let out your rage. Uh...
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Sydney Palm3 days ago
Hi, My Name Is Sydney...
Hi my name is Sydney and i am 16 years old And as i grow old, my story unfolds And as i live, my emotions give And as i cry, my happiness tends to die And as i smile, downwards my sadness dials Hi my ...
Sydney Essex3 days ago
7 Deadly Poems
The way of me beats the way of you. I’m beautiful, I’m perfect, my imperfections are not true. Doubting me will only hurt you, because the way of me beats the way of you. (pride) Another box of pizza ...
Twisted Color
I found a kaleidoscope at the edge of a landfill and used it to catch glimpses of you, of when we would chase the shifting constellations of our yesterdays, reaching for a brush of your candy-coated l...
Burnout
Every night the same dream— I bare open my flesh to a surrounding group of grey faces, breaking through barrier of skin, bone, and identity until every fiber is ripped clean and set aflame I pull a ma...
Mario Castelli5 days ago
Nature of the Anxious
Where in the world am I? I feel it, it’s there on my shoulder just sitting there keeping me company. Clinging to my thoughts so rich in its worry, darkness, and dismay. A being so minuscule in size, y...
D.A. Baldwin6 days ago
Icarus
Time’s breath runs down my neck as I build these wings out of pieces of my self - ripped from sinews, from veins - for my body is a garden, ripe with all I need. I dig in deep, scraping flesh from bon...
Cindy Gimnes6 days ago
Cursed
Cursed Don't love me, I am trying to warn you, Do not look into my eyes you will see what you want Not what is really there I am cursed Born of lust and sex and destruction You see love and kindness b...
Branko Nikovski7 days ago
An Anthem for the Brown-Eyed Woman
Gods, stop the world ! Freeze the photons, Leave people blind for a moment, Let me throw an anthem ! An anthem of hostile love and romantic hate ! An anthem of hideous happiness and sublime sorrow ! A...
LJ Chaplin9 days ago
Do Not Disturb
I left the light on in my head To let you know that I am home, Glazed eyes Say otherwise So leave a message on my phone. I can't come to the door right now, My feelings are getting in the way, Heart r...