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List of Scary Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
PeelingTheOnion Pierce, Derriziel Lyric scary, social, spoken word,
Level Headed wisdom, uriel Free verse encouraging, humorous, lyric, nursery scary,
Dread Grace Zavaletta, Michael Rhyme anger, baptism, beauty, death, scary,
Mozart Returns wisdom, uriel Free verse scary, voice,
Raven's Night Mika-Stevens, Genevieve Rhyme allusion, halloween, raven, scary,
Premium Member Poem Corpses Wander Unseen Pinet, Emile Rhyme fantasy, halloween, imagery, imagination, scary,
Only a Storm Dempsey, Brian Narrative anxiety, brother, innocence, scary, storm, weather, wind,
Premium Member Poem Halloween's Evil Visage Cometh Bateman, Gary Free verse dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, scary,
Premium Member Poem Medusa's Love Bateman, Gary Quatrain dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, scary,
Darkness Leach, Alesia Rhyme dark, death, halloween, horror, scary,
STORMY WEATHER Brownlee, Lee Prose scary, usa,
Premium Member Poem Halloween Treat Bateman, Gary Etheree dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, scary,
Premium Member Poem An Age Old Story Ellison, Jack Limerick scary,
Premium Member Poem Foes At My Feet Schneiter, Paul Rhyme scary,
Not So Scary Lindsay, Bill Shape scary,
ufo jimmy boom semtex, nick armbrister Free verse anxiety, flying, mystery, scary, science fiction,
You Will Be Next Bt Norazman, Nur Marlina Sari I do not know? dark, death, depression, scary,
LAUGHIN CRIMINALS jimmy boom semtex, nick armbrister Verse crazy, funny, humor, humorous, scary,
Home Sweet Hell Fox, Stone Free verse anxiety, death, future, life, scary,
Killing Me Lanier, Bo Free verse scary,
Premium Member Poem Who is Your Neighbor REAMS, TAMMY Couplet scary,
Premium Member Poem No Canary Was She Ellison, Jack Limerick scary,
Premium Member Poem WHO IS THE GIANT OF THEM ALL Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Abecedarian animal, character, imagery, nature, scary,
The Nightmare Mashaw, Kesha Quatrain scary,
Premium Member Poem Psycho Alexander, Christian Terza Rima adventure, crazy, dark, fantasy, scary,
Monster Malik, Abdul Free verse scary,
Psychopomps Foster, Gail Tanka autumn, bird, death, fear, scary,
Dry New World Foster, Gail Rhyme addiction, adventure, confusion, drink, scary, world,
The giant Hunt sr, Harold Free verse scary,
Suicidal love Osore, Sabion Dramatic monologue crazy, funny, love, love scary,
Premium Member Poem Pink Ryerson, Tim Narrative scary,
The Deal Williams, Scott Rhyme anxiety, fear, horror, scary, violence,
8 vs 2 Todd, Michael Dramatic monologue conflict, fear, funny, insect, scary, silly,
Premium Member Poem Midnight In The Library Deschler, Kelly Pantoum books, night, october, repetition, scary, storm, write,
THE VENGEFUL CIRCLE BREAKDOWN alexander, nick Rhyme anger, betrayal, fear, grief, scary,
Premium Member Poem Mind of a Serial Killer VIII REAMS, TAMMY Dramatic Verse dark, desire, horror, imagery, scary, violence,
Nothing Really Matters Collier, Orlin Lyric abuse, allusion, depression, grave, scary, suicide,
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 9 Breidenthal, Laura Free verse adventure, deep, desire, night, scary, strength,
Scammers on line NEWAN, SHARLOTTE Free verse scary, trust,
Oh My Goodness Lindsay, Bill Free verse fantasy, funny, moving on, scary,
Premium Member Poem Mind of a Serial Killer VII REAMS, TAMMY Dramatic Verse dark, evil, fear, horror, scary, sick,
Dimmer Giedieviells, Shannon Prose anxiety, autumn, dark, evil, scary, woman,
Devil among us or just Many Faces SHUKLA, PRATEEK Rhyme emotions, evil, hate, people, scary,
Circus Xx2 Thompson, Jessica I do not know? change, corruption, paradise, scary, senses, sensual, sexy,
The Leopards Scream Lanier, Bo Free verse scary,
Timeslip Timperley, Dave Dramatic monologue scary, mum,
Premium Member Poem Brevity-A Sigh Of Relief Pinet, Emile Rhyme fantasy, fear, heartbreak, imagination, scary,
Premium Member Poem LOVELACE Guyler, Ian Footle scary,
In The Land of the Red Rising Sun Lanier, Bo Free verse scary,
This Airplane is Going Down johnson, randy Rhyme dark, fear, flying, horror, scary,
Premium Member Poem My night out with Poe Boy, Tommy Rhyme anxiety, horror, humor, scary,
Is Life A Purchase of the Heavenly Ticket horsman, harry Free verse scary,
Black Rain Morgan, Denise Haiku scary,
Premium Member Poem EARTHQUAKE Leiser, Laura Quatrain scary,
Ode to the Pale Horseman Herriott, Robert Free verse death, fear, horror, hurt, scary, sick,
When The Earth Danced Poet, Arabian Dramatic Verse cry, dance, dark, death, scary,
ECHOES OF THE HEART ngugi, john Free verse first love, relationship, retirement, scary, sometimes,
Hurricane Charley Waldeck, Mary Rhyme scary, strength, weather, wind,
Thirty Aught Six jimmy boom semtex, nick armbrister Verse abuse, anger, angst, anxiety, scary,
Premium Member Poem Place Of Tears Richards, Carrie Verse anxiety, grave, humor, night, scary,
And Here It Comes Randall, Christopher Narrative addiction, angst, change, crush, scary,
nighttime noises Hanson, Lynne Haiku scary, senses, sleep, sound,
Premium Member Poem Hard Lessons Before CGI Lefebvre, Diane Dramatic Verse scary,
Death Kimathi, Teddy Rhyme dark, death, imagery, mystery, scary,
Premium Member Poem Zach Sklar's Dream Ronnow, Robert Verse dream, home, morning, nature, scary, woman,
The most wanted HALLOWEEN Rasool, Zainab Enclosed Rhyme eve, horror, magic, poems, scary, wind, writing,
Premium Member Poem If Secrets Keep - Triolet Harding, Lycia Triolet scary, silence, sleep, snow,
Premium Member Poem The Scariest Stanza in All of Poetry Ronnow, Robert Verse business, fish, nature, poetry, scary, school, words,
Nightmare spawned Condee, Heather Free verse evil, fear, imagery, lust, scary, violence,
Premium Member Poem So Fleet, The Monster's Retreat Lindley, Robert Rhyme dark, evil, horror, imagination, scary,
Premium Member Poem Haunted Deschler, Kelly Free verse dark, death, destiny, gothic, scary,
Dont Go in the Basement Lanier, Bo Free verse scary,
Night Terror Torres, Joshua Rhyme animal, dream, fear, horror, scary,
Premium Member Poem Give My Regards To Mary Jane Rose, Mystic Free verse scary,
Premium Member Poem LONDONS PANTHEON OF DOGS Guyler, Ian I do not know? scary, society,
In The Shadows Plavan , Alexis Verse anger, body, hurt, identity, scary,
Conflict of Interest Martsolf, Dave Blank verse anger, animal, emotions, horror, scary, war,
At Noon Plavan , Alexis Rhyme abuse, confusion, crazy, cry, scary,
Lockup Plavan , Alexis Verse freedom, moon, night, pain, scary,
Malediction Thornton, Joel Rhyme scary,
Premium Member Poem A Late Night Walk Home Scandrick II, Anthony Free verse adventure, black african american, scary,
Premium Member Poem Up High Davies, Ivor Rhyme scary,
My Own Hubel, Dusty Villanelle deep, emotions, feelings, scary, soldier, symbolism, voyage,
Who Says Humans Are Weak Bt Norazman, Nur Marlina Sari Free verse betrayal, dark, depression, scary,
Premium Member Poem I Flew The Coop Richards, Carrie Limerick scary,
Oblivion Saxena, Manya Free verse death, deep, depression, loss, scary,
Her Rose, Brynn Rhyme animal, dark, horror, imagery, scary,
Beauty And The Feast Magno, Gabriel Verse scary,
Premium Member Poem TWINKLE TWINKLE Guyler, Ian Light Poetry psychological, sad love, scary,
Exceptional Holidays Gangabissoon, Anoucheka Quatern adventure, evil, fantasy, scary,
Premium Member Poem The MAGNIFYING MIRROR East, Dennis Rhyme scary,
The Jersey Devil Lanier, Bo Free verse scary,
PARANOIA Born, Michelle Acrostic anger, anxiety, crazy, horror, scary,
Close your eyes revised Ross, Alissa Free verse abuse, anger, dark, deep, scary,
The Butcher Ashwood, Kayleen Senryu crazy, desire, grief, horror, scary,
THE HAUNTED HOUSE The literature lover, Sneha RV Footle scary,
Premium Member Poem The Raven Camacho, Tonytocaa Dramatic Verse death, gothic, horror, scary,
Project Green Light Lanier, Bo Free verse emotions, fantasy, future, heaven, scary, science fiction,
THIRTY NINE STEPS Buchanan, Willie A. Rhyme scary,
LILITH Buchanan, Willie A. Rhyme beautiful, dark, desire, evil, scary, sensual, woman,