5+ Nightmarish Poems About Panic Attacks: The Anxious Anthems

Do you feel like the walls closing in on you? Your heart races, and your chest feels tight. You may feel you can’t breathe, and everything is spinning out of control. 

If this sounds familiar, you may be experiencing a panic attack. Panic attacks can be frightening and intense, but they can be surprisingly common. 

This collection of poems is about the experiences of panic attacks and anxiety. Whether you have ever experienced a panic attack or know someone who has, these poems offer a unique insight into this condition.

What Are The Best Poems About Panic Attacks?


As you read through these poems about panic attacks, it’s important to remember that you are not alone. Many people have felt the paralysing fear and sense of isolation that comes with a panic attack. 

The good news is that there is hope. You can get better. And, as always, we are here for you. If you want to share your poem about panic attacks or depression, please do so in the comments section below. 

We would love to hear from you. Is there a poem on this list that especially spoke to you? Let us know which one and why in the poetry community.

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