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.

Skye Bothmaa month ago
Buses
Strange things, buses... Boxes on wheels with people randomly entering and exiting. I can be in a crowd and be totally alone. I sit at my window seat staring out onto the city passing by. Moving, yet ...
The Voyaging Poet2 months ago
Money Tree
the persuasive pitch the salesman of their own creations and crafts paintings and sketches were of the great incas woolen miniature souvenirs and jewelries handmade "for 10 soles each" words that came...
Rafia Umar2 months ago
How Valuable Is Your Time?
As slowly as the second hand of a clock moves across numbers, It moves across the minute hand when it’s time, Time changes and change takes time, It takes time to heal wounds, It takes time to learn f...
What a Cliche
“You used to tell me everything.” Well, things have changed. I have changed—towards the better. I am an adult. Even though my age still ends in teen. I’m in the last year of my age ending in teen, and...
K_the Graeae2 months ago
Re-Awakened
From the moment the sounds get plugged in From the thumping of the bass drum To the riffs of the guitars To the treble in the bass chords To the sweet siren of his vocals I feel him all around me. My ...
Domenica Curro2 months ago
I Start Writing Again
Longing for words I grab that pen and tilt my head into the shade of my inner world which nobody knows since neither I do though be honest and I splurge into this innermost flogging urge and I binge s...
Neon Odyrah2 months ago
Mansion
This is my house, Built initially to be a safe zone from the world A place where I thought I could find my peace Suddenly I feel like I should put it on lease Look at the door, it's half broken Look a...
Miss Mariah2 months ago
Drawing a Map
We all go to this place in our mind This place where no one else can go Because you're the only one who can see it & all you can do is try your best to describe what's inside But it never really paint...
A.R. Marquez2 months ago
Stellar Is the Endeavor
If solemn were a color it'd be the shade of your eyes Stealing the decadence from everyone's dreams Stellar is the endeavor we now obliterate Broken, unused manifestations of broken corpse undulations...
Danielle Regina2 months ago
She Is Freedom
There was a freedom in touching her. A quiet rebellion pushing itself up and out from the earth like the first few moments of spring breaking. She met me, and in the first few moments in our exchanges...
Eves .2 months ago
90s Stickers
There is a point. In your life when you look at this certain thing which always haunted you. And you think to yourself 'this is it.' Understanding this is my life mission, but being different from it ...
Monique Star2 months ago
Paved Bumps on the Holy Roads (Preview)
"Barriers of construction beyond sight Have kept galaxies at peace. Stars, such as Halley, pass through blissfully Yet with no contact from stranger clusters. One star was dim and deflated of faith. She had Columbus's desire Of rummaging the unfamiliar. So, she dove to the Earth And cloaked her true nature To blend in like a spider. She took the railway advice of Journey at midnight. A stranger settles next to her seat. Sentence from him metamorphoses Into combined paragraphs from both. She feel...
Cin G2 months ago
Messy Love
Slow Hands Little butterfly kisses, Make me shiver baby, Those calloused thumbs sliding down my spine, playing me like an old Gibson, I can’ t keep my back on the mattress, as your mouth plays wanderl...
Michael Grube2 months ago
Blighted Angel
With golden-hearted intent, I descend upon mankind. White wings unfurled; kindness shining forth! Ready to ease the pain and loose the bonds; To set sail on a journey from Gentleness's port. I find th...
Edkesha Anderson2 months ago
Insomnia
Ever been awakened by thoughts unknown Sleeping soundly while yearnings grow The absence of someone yet no one present Back to sleep you cannot go How can this be? You were sleeping so soundly Sleep s...
Do You Understand?
You tell me you understand But do you know the plight? Of a woman and her shadow Walking briskly through the darkness of the night You tell me you understand But do you really feel? What it means to e...
Teya Hooper2 months ago
Bandage
Staring in the mirror making eye contact with my reflection. Tilt my head side to side, checking for deception. Blonde hair and green eyes stare back at me. Curious face and Pale skin is all I see. Mu...
Eves .2 months ago
. Love .
There's a moment, it's the Universe's glitch. When you stumble upon a certain set of eyes. What they are about to make you feel, will be a preview of your internal world. What happens when you fall in...