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.

ElRey Niffen21 days ago
Join the Murder
The crow calls to me from outside my window as it's in the tree perched for it is I that it has searched. The crow is my personal invite to the murder because it's clear I have lost my sight of wrong ...
Alec Roberts21 days ago
Sick
They ask me how I feel. And with a cough I say sick, Finally feeling free enough to tell the truth. But what they aren't aware of is that there is another sickness in me that's been lurking for years....
Richard Stacy22 days ago
Pages of Mystery
Pages of mystery Rest on the bracket I walk along side of it Running my Hand down the Spines of the Immobile teachers Carefully I take my pick And observe the front I proceed to my cathedra And crack ...
ElRey Niffen22 days ago
Talking with Father
What is this I see before my eyes? An eagle in a tree, it tries to speak to me. Eagle says, "Follow me, for I am father, the way of the warrior, come my child, around the fire we shall gather." Me: "I...
Skin I'm In
The skin I'm in, resembles the twins within, good on my right, bad on my left, the war has never ended, my skin is not your skin, regardless of the pigmentation you see me in, my style, my fashion, my...
Annaiese 23 days ago
Nowhere Is Somewhere
It is beautiful there. A dark haven filled with color they call Nowhere. Underneath my eyelids I stay there and play hide and seek with the beasts that lie silent in the shadows. It is dark there. Gho...
Elisa Brooks23 days ago
Find the Love Within
A hush fell upon the bloodied field, Both armies took a pause. A woman clad in robes had appeared, With yellow locks, lovely and long. Her hands raised high, her eyes shone bright, A glow emanating fr...
Andrew Schrader24 days ago
Write
My eyes burn when I stare into the overbearing white Everywhere else I want the dark, under a faint moonlight Here however, the things laid bare, in overwhelming light All things are seen and given ca...
Darnum Barnum24 days ago
'Tristan und Isolde' Harmonic Analysis and Chill
Part 1: 5 times, 5 times, 5 times. 3 times, 3 times. 1 time. 3 - 4, 6 - 8, 4 - 12. 1 - 2, 3 - 8, 4 - 4. stanza unknown. Part 2: five flights down from the dimension you live in, there lives a harmonic...
Darnum Barnum24 days ago
Stagnance of Spirit
I will not listen to this siren song. Endless wails of beckoning— And pleading “Just, get on with it” It seems to say— Day in, night out— But no! It makes me ache on every limb. I can not simply leave...
James Kwapisz24 days ago
Appeal to the Void
We can make this life thing seem a pretty dream—see the back of a quarter: the state of Arizona encapsulated by an idyllic sunset splashing its rays across the Grand Canyon, cacti scraping the sky; Wa...
Ben Brooks25 days ago
Sent From Space
grey clouds breed in the sky to make fear for the fearful the mist shifts vibrations from cheerful you can feel the cold breeze as hell drapes in like goosebumps on your skin strong melodies in the wi...
Ode to Music
O Music! A voice to me to comprehend! It’s whispers in my ear 24/7. It says hello! It springs emotions to anyone takes hold. It’s a gravitational force! O Unique! Anyone wants to hear. It can come from anywhere. It’s imagery in my dreams. It can take you to places. It’s memories of something. O Magic! It creates rhyme and songs. How long could I go without it? Would I die without it? Those are the questions I can’t think about. O Legend maker! Michael Jackson and Ray Charles Al Green and Missy E...
Darnum Barnum25 days ago
The Midnight Circus
A dark indigo vignette encompasses a light that is drawn towards the center of your average 4 x 7. Full retinal exposure to an image uncanny-- A young girl, Pierces through you, With unsuspecting, inn...
Clarissa Ramirez25 days ago
I See Something Ahead of Me
I see something ahead of me. It’s not going too fast, or too slow. I know it’s bad for me, but I can’t seem to move out of the way. I notice they’re two lights. Then there’s a hot flash of pain. Then ...
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Alissa Valles25 days ago
Picture Perfect
The Daughter has secrets Her Brother tells lies Their Father is evil Their Mother's not kind Though all is for a reason Though the reason's unknown For in all their closets are bodies and bones So to ...
Darnum Barnum25 days ago
Interdimensional Hopscotch
I don't understand it either, How noises of subtle nuances Like to bloom randomly, from the corners of my mind. All the other beautiful noises seem melt into each other; A molten sea of audio desire T...
Dorn Simon25 days ago
From The Grave
Digging, clawing, without even knowing She’s deeper in than ever before Darkest depths this love bent breath Underneath an earthly spell Of the earth she is not Yet underground is where she got Cruste...