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.

Shadow
Shadow Shadow How do you breathe? You take in nothing, only fear you seethe In blackened sanguineous streams Of prickling terror in physical form This is your only story from human’s tongue, born They...
Beth Carter18 days ago
Here to Stay
The rain drips down From leaf to leaf Eventually landing on my face I'm on an unbeaten path I'm searching for shelter Its wet and cold I notice the layer of fog is thick as I hear the sound of small t...
There Persists She Whom Exists
There persists she whom exists In this vast world of universes She is a Lord of all under her Son Vast expanses down to the miniscule ones Her daughter of her brother is her proxy to all under her pow...
Chloe Hague19 days ago
"I Am You"
People say you have to find who you are in life, But I wake up everyday as someone new. These voices wrestle inside my head; I am a monster. And I dream dreams, One of which follows; The clock is tick...
Lijah Dougherty20 days ago
Hand-Eye Coordination
Listen to this story, it might possibly be true I wont make it gory but enough to interest you, I once knew a man his name was matthew blue He sat in a rocking chair with his mouth full of chew. He sp...
Adelia Femme20 days ago
Fiend
Do not run from me Face me Embrace me Give me one thousand reasons why you hate me Taste me Make me like you did before Make me so inadequate That i keep on coming back for more I am a fiend for what ...
Tom Baker20 days ago
Beef
Now, this story has little to do with cutting beef. But, I, in point of fact, was doing so. Standing upon a wheel, a wooden wheel, with a mountainous amount of raw beef laid out before me, and a sword...
Detail
When you see her Admire the creases in her face That pave paths of three dotted stairs Climbing to the intensities of her eyes The laughter That pours out like cast iron pot toppled over lukewarm wate...
Laurinda Jaffray21 days ago
Fallen
Dark, cold alone and frightened. Hair dampened with cold rain, yet stuck to her forehead from the intense heated sweat that’s running off her face. She could see her breath, but not her hands. She cou...
Mindy Sleeper21 days ago
Wanderer
She was born when the vessel was still young; in this world with many nations and tongues. She witnessed this young vessel go through hell; growing in the darkness, unbelieving of the lies they tell. ...
E. NATASHA21 days ago
Painting of Life
You look small Because darkness between stars You look beautiful Because the rains hidden the tears You look perfect Because the mist covered the tracks You sound arrogant in a quiet room Because lang...
Jaden Bleu21 days ago
My Thorn
I scorn the thorn that is deep within my flesh If only I could cut it out with a knife So much sorrow, misery, and strife My struggles and I just cannot mesh At times, I wonder if it went away, would ...
Josh Saynt21 days ago
Sapiosexual
look me deep in my soul when i'm deep in you i wanna feel that deep grasp when i'm diving into your inhibitions i helped you build those walls up just i could break them down look me deep in my soul w...
Josh Saynt21 days ago
Merrily
life is just a lie life is but a dream begin to close your eyes begin to really see don’t let these currents fool you you’ll never learn its waves just let the oceans flood your mind with faith that y...
Kendra Tayfel22 days ago
Still Human
I've been here before. Many times. I know how to handle this. It’s not a real physical fight. It's just me and a punching bag. The fight is real, but the fight is in my mind. Everything that's gone on...
A Safe Haven
Not like the imprisoned flame fighting to succumb the element of pouring rain. Not like the crippling horridness of old age struggling to survive with half a breath. But with lighting like rays of a g...
A.R. Marquez22 days ago
The Blackest of Hearts
I will arrive, Once I am done gathering the pieces left from past transgressions. I hold the end in my arms, And the rest shuffles into the wind. What have I become? Lead by a heart blacker than the s...
Michael Grube22 days ago
Alone
Alone in the dark feeling; Around in the dark seething. Hoping for some kind of light; Wishing for anywhere that's bright. Wondering when all will end; When all other ends are spent. Death seems bette...