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.

Dominique Bonten25 days ago
The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory
I have no more stories to tell, they all end with bruised knees and broken teeth. The sky is always dark now and it takes everything from me. The sweat on his lip is sweet, like beer and my heart is h...
B. H.a month ago
Awake With My Eyes Shut
We walked through a doorway to find stairs and drunk buffoons falling in there around the bend to the top is a shop with twenty plus asians laying flat and we sat in the next doorway. I took pictures ...
Disgrace and an Ugly Face
Disgrace and an ugly face The truth that you think Looking me in the face. We try to hide it You call us names We run away hoping to be safe Nasty and evil A work of the devil they say because we don'...
Sara Christinea month ago
Ivy
You spouted and grew unexpectedly behind me, around me, securing me - I feared you held me too tightly so I cut myself free and ran. That didn't stop you from tripping me with your roots knowing, hopi...
Faceless Creatures
As I lie here silently Wishing I could fucking sleep I hear the whispers quietly And in the shadows they do creep. I tell myself it's in my head As they crawl up on my bed Grabbing at my frozen legs “...
Zach Grattana month ago
Jamaican Futures
A time machine for yesteryear eats friends and bottles jump intake. The future calls and smells like rum, distillate coconut debris. The kindly conch man shakes some life into salty bones, “come on no...
L. Voida month ago
Special K'
Into my lungs I introduce you along with the smoke With the second bottle of wine I raise my glass and suggest a toast to your hands I want to confine you inside myself I want to confine you inside my...
Brandon Moshera month ago
I Went to Sleep
I went through a pack of cigarettes today. The day was lonesome and boresome. The flickering of lights shining onto me, postponing the delay of my departure. Coral raptures of my time being done, befo...
Charles Freemana month ago
Nebulous Times
Metallic structures surround me as I walk between my reality and dreams, my fears and hopes seem to be dripping through the seams, as I maunder deeper into this halted moment, I realize that most of w...
Charles Freemana month ago
Will You Remember Me
Will you remember me, will you remember all those instances of peace and glee, all those times we stepped out of the boundaries and became free, all those times we swam across the vastness of every se...
Mariah Yatesa month ago
Drowning
It was never subtle In others it only ever seemed like ripples That never really caused much damage For me It came in tidal waves Waves of anger, that rushed through me Waves of sadness, that washed o...
Neon Odyraha month ago
The Plane
Attention all passengers, this flight is about to take off Heart, Brain, Lungs, hold on to yourself as we go up And so the planes lifts up to the sky Enjoying the free gift of air and beauty of cloud ...
Michael avanta month ago
Secondary
They say we couldn't and we shouldn't, yet we still might Do it, You can either become part of the crowd, or find a way to fight Through it. Unleashed, finally your bark seems to have a little more bi...
Mariah Yatesa month ago
The Narrator of My Mind
Maybe Maybe this voice is more me than me Ya know the voice inside my head The narrator of my mind She`s always there, always has something to say She always tells the truth No matter how awful She kn...
Mariah Yatesa month ago
Where There Is Darkness
Let me tell you I've seen darkness I lived there for awhile Dug myself a hole & built a home there I gave up Let it weaken me enough to consume me & I didn't care to come back up Didn't care to see th...
Mariah Yatesa month ago
The Other Me
Sometimes i feel there's another person in me Fighting to get out She's sharp & dangerous So tempting & taunting She's like venom filled candy Strays, where id stray away Smiles, in the darkness Longi...
Mariah Yatesa month ago
Be Careful What You Wish For
There was a time I begged for you I would have been willing to sacrifice it all Cause myself pain If it meant your pleasure All you would have had to do was ask & I would have happily abided Because w...