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.

The Birdhouse
His hair is iron and steel, as is his will, Cast in rigid form A trait of necessity It gleams silver The gold wedding Promise on his heart finger interrupts Laughing at the sun Its twinkle fills my ey...
A. F. Litt7 months ago
Lines
Like the numbered dots in your old Wonder Woman activity book, Like the re-appearance of your old ‘70s chic; New, then old, then new again… The Picture Was Always There, waiting for the effort of New ...
galaxus imprum7 months ago
Quiet, We Are Dreaming
Like stone steps, the truth rose up From an earth of corruption, where Silly strings hold the complexity of The human intellect. For these pebbles, So tiny skipping across time, breathing For their fu...
Lavon Swygert7 months ago
Just a Feeling
Can't Be to Oz I'm sorry, I'm lost. I went down a path a while ago, It feels like yesterday and a million years ago at the same time. I was so sure before I made my way down the twisting, battered yel...
Althea Luce7 months ago
Schrödinger's Lie
to Write to Suffer the questions of Old embody the Author what purpose? why? How? WHY? The Author ity of life Incomplete without Truth the Truth Above that which is Anything at all the Maker Himself u...
Althea Luce7 months ago
Schrodinger's Butterfly
if I had Butterfly wings at my Disposal, I would Sew them on my Shoulders, Fly away and be Free the Winds, however, would trap me with No Escaping the Wild of the Skies but the flowers would be at my ...
Gwendolyn Guillory7 months ago
Our Experiments with Pain
To be true to our version of real, we must first dip our toes into our experiments on pain. Sometimes with sorrow; Not knowing the outcome. always fixating on the image that pays no gain Until, one da...
Duanyell Williams7 months ago
Intuition
I'll never be tamed... Tied to a post in a neat backyard with a leash of greenbrier The vine would tear into my neck, Beheading me as I'd try to run into the forest... I'd rather be a gory cadaver tha...
Duanyell Williams7 months ago
Thanks, Thelms
I've always thought of myself as being a little bit "off." I interacted with other people anyways... Made friends. But, still... Something was wrong... I couldn't quite open myself to anyone... My voi...
Ben Attwood7 months ago
Sunday
I don't feel very receptive today, Apologies. The office is out of hours, To open whence it can; for the staff are hard to come by. So it's only I, and simply me on which I can rely. So, Excuse my eye...
Allea Clark7 months ago
Manifestation of a Teenage Dirtbag
PART I Flood my liver like a river in this ocean of emotions too afraid to pull the trigger only hope keeps me going mamma didn't raise me as a quitter but here I am choking on my problems, they're ge...
Alyssa Turoczy7 months ago
Fluttering Hearts Prevail
Fingers and shivers through skin, petrichor filling young lungs, silver eyes gazing from afar. The earth and sun meet with forbidden smiles, meadow grasses whispering, your secret is safe. Dark nights...
Innocence Connect
I envision sweet euphoria, Against my tastebuds. My shadow is compromised by this compelling symmetrical reflection. An image not comparable. I rub my eyes from blurred vision. My senses are enriched ...
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Joe Baines8 months ago
Technological Warfare
It's a complex enigma that takes over the world. It's a world that could reach a state of peace. Peace that reaches to the end of the earth. Earthlings appear to accept the technology. Technology that...
Pamela Benjamin8 months ago
Expectant
I remember the first year we tried. It was daunting but we were untouchable, outshining gold. Life was prime and existence was ripe with favor and chances. It's been 20 years since the first try. But ...
Kourtney Risher8 months ago
Peepshow
I’ve been in this cage for close to a year now, placed in the primate section. I can hear the sound of the chimps fucking, making me nauseous. Part of a typical day, actually. I usually have nothing t...
Amanda Zylstra8 months ago
Invisible Monsters
I fight invisible monsters. Monsters only I can see and hear. They put the weight of the world on my shoulders. They expect me to solve everyone else's problems. They only win, If I let them get to me...
Sanam Jamshidi8 months ago
The Best Revenge
The mouth of the deep dark cave I kept returning to with the hope of finding remnants of an old treasure is gone. Shining, glittering, swallowed up by the sea. The tide was rising for ages, engulfing ...