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List of Scary Poems

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Payback Troutman, Tanis Free verse betrayal, evil, husband, marriage, scary, trust, violence,
Premium Member Poem Tea Leaf Readings Gulley, Sharon Rhyme scary,
Premium Member Poem The Sinister Night-First Line Prompt - 2 Inman, James Triolet scary,
Nowhere Popkova, Evgenia Free verse scary, silence,
Not another day Cote, Stefan Rhyme anxiety, confusion, depression, drink, scary, senses,
Premium Member Poem I Hate Spiders Labadie-Reilly, Liz Couplet angst, horror, insect, scary,
A Spider on my Window Sill Andersen, James Rhyme scary,
Ghostly echoes of a colliery's past JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse scary,
The Joy of Camping Vazquez, Tomas Narrative addiction, anxiety, confusion, fear, scary,
A storm is coming Harvey, Aa I do not know? dark, light, nature, pets, scary, storm,
Listen To The Night, from Listen Series DiMino, Joe Rhyme allegory, bird, dance, gothic, scary, symbolism,
Angel of Death - Contest Marschall, R.A. Triolet scary,
'Everyday' Fear Davroni, Nazira Rhyme scary,
Premium Member Poem The Miller's Daughter Ward, Julia Triolet scary,
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Welcome to the Machine: Part 9 Whatley, Michael Rhyme computer, corruption, evil, fear, scary,
YOU WON'T BELIEVE DOT DOT DOT mom, ur Ode absence, father daughter, lust, scary, sometimes, water,
Premium Member Poem Desperate Buhagiar, Victor Free verse scary,
The Horror Grover, Suraj Prose Poetry gothic, halloween, horror, psychological, scary, sorrow,
Lovecraftian Horror - Tribute to HP Lovecraft J., Taylor Free verse horror, psychological, scary, tribute,
Premium Member Poem A REAL GHOST Crisci, Andrew Free verse courage, dark, england, fantasy, scary, teen,
Premium Member Poem The Holy Ghost Simmonds, Rita A. Free verse scary, spiritual, winter,
Ghost of the Raven Marschall, R.A. Rhyme conflict, evil, fear, horror, scary, science fiction,
Suites Krieske, Anna Quatrain business, epic, jealousy, riddle, scary, violence, word play,
Premium Member Poem RESTLESS RENOVATION OF LIFE Rogers BLK PANTHER, VAL BROOKLYN Sonnet anxiety, blue, garden, scary, time, uplifting,
Small walking Boogeyman image firework Nayak, Ravindra Rhyme allusion, dark, horror, imagination, scary,
Premium Member Poem The WITCH- collaboration with Liam Mc Daid Fiery, Red Free verse scary,
Pot of food Derbyshire, Lionel ABC absence, cute love, for scary, weather, winter,
A choking awakening Nayak, Ravindra Imagism allusion, angel, imagination, miracle, scary, science fiction, technology,
It Lurks Jay, Alessia Free verse dark, depression, fear, horror, scary, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem The Bulldog Chomped The Boogeyman Crisci, Andrew Rhyme children, death, dog, dream, scary,
Premium Member Poem Bed Time Story Boogeyman Roper, Eve Free verse scary, weather,
Premium Member Poem Sonnet 14, Part 3 of 3 Arnone, Tom Sonnet evil, fantasy, fear, horror, scary, science fiction,
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Premium Member Poem Sonnet 14, Part 2 of 3 Arnone, Tom Sonnet evil, fantasy, fear, horror, scary, science fiction, space,
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Premium Member Poem Sonnet 14, Part 1 of 3 Arnone, Tom Sonnet evil, fantasy, fear, horror, scary, science fiction, space,
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Premium Member Poem The Boogeyman Marcum Wong, Connie Narrative scary,
Existence out of mind JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse scary,
Scared at Night Riskit, Kristi Lyric children, fear, horror, scary,
The Boogeyman Kohlstaedt, Tamara M. Rhyme emotions, evil, fear, feelings, scary,
Premium Member Poem The Boogeyman Who Lived In my Closet Wings, Broken Haibun childhood, imagination, scary,
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Premium Member Poem Dark Deafing Shivers Roper, Eve Senryu scary, storm,
The Big Bad Boogyman Cottrell, James Sonnet fear, good night, hate, scary,
Haunted Daniels, Shawn I do not know? scary, spiritual,
The Shadow waits Howard, Andrew J ABC scary,
Hide and seek craig, alainey Rhyme scary,
Pocket Feminism Hornak, Dakota I do not know? scary, women,
There Is Nothing But A Dark Path Project, The Brooklyn Six Free verse scary,
Close encounters of the scary kind Broadbent, Robert Light Poetry scary,
Day 3 The neighbours arrive agyin, ezer Dramatic Verse scary,
Day 1 The Welcome agyin, ezer Narrative adventure, crazy, fear, scary,
Prince Dead at 57 Yisrael, Abiygayil Rhyme anger, anxiety, betrayal, death, scary,
Premium Member Poem The Ordainment horsman, harry Free verse scary,
THE NEW HEAD MAN Arribas, John Rhyme scary,
Gremlins Gazbowski, Lenny Senryu scary, sleep,
Welcome to the Machine: Part 8 Whatley, Michael Light Poetry betrayal, computer, internet, scary, society, technology,
The Deceiver Harvey, Aa I do not know? crazy, dark, evil, horror, scary,
The Idolator Unrequited Morfett, Andy Free verse crush, fantasy, imagination, longing, scary,
I have come undone Harvey, Aa I do not know? car, crazy, dark, evil, scary,
Risen Morfett, Andy Couplet death, fantasy, gothic, horror, scary,
Anti-irregular Ode to Helios Rutledzh, Lxnnnie Ode scary, sun,
The Devil's Daughter Houck, Nikki Free verse beauty, corruption, daughter, death scary,
Premium Member Poem In Bed Wignesan, T Free verse baby, birth, fear, hate, scary,
Premium Member Poem Freeway Taner, A.O. Free verse absence, adventure, beautiful, car, scary, sleep, smart, solitude,
Apocalypse Langford, Eton Rhyme love, murder, religion, scary,
Confetti Confessions Davies, Daniel Lyric crazy, dark, gothic, horror, scary,
Tonight I have to go Brannon, Lisa I do not know? adventure, freedom, me, moon, scary, sky,
Hearteater Miljkovic, Davor Tanka scary, visionary,
Cold blooded Miljkovic, Davor Tanka dark, evil, heartbroken, sad, scary,
Premium Member Poem Revenge Arnone, Tom Rhyme anger, death, evil, horror, scary, violence,
Premium Member Poem Checked In, And In Schneiter, Paul Limerick scary,
Haiku and Senryu with the Japan Tremor in view Gupta, Probir Verse allusion, anxiety, dark, death, scary, sorrow,
Quiet street, deep dark, haunting sounds JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse cry, dark, death, history, scary,
Digesting the wooers Miljkovic, Davor Tanka dedication, judgement, scary, strength,
A Beastly Senryu Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic, David Senryu scary,
Lighthouse on duty - Sentinel Raina, Meenakshi Quatrain scary, wind,
Exploding Airbags CHUAN SENG, KENG Free verse anxiety, car, community, education, scary,
Broken mind Harvey, Aa Bio scary, writing,
Eyes as black as sealed graves JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse scary,
Premium Member Poem It Gave Me The Willies Ellison, Jack Limerick scary,
Pain short story Vigoren, Bo Free verse death, horror, life, pain, scary,
nothing at all Schumacher, Allison Free verse angst, anxiety, crazy, deep, scary,
Dead Woman Koepsel , Heidi I do not know? confusion, dark, death, grief, scary, solitude,
What Not To Do Monihan, Rhoda Couplet body, class, health, identity, scary,
Premium Member Poem Casper The Unfriendly Ghost Heller, Kimberly Narrative scary, sorrow,
Night Terrors Broadbent, Robert Rhyme scary,
Premium Member Poem Lost In The Grand Canyon Crisci, Andrew Rhyme adventure, confusion, dark, hurt, scary, vacation,
The straw for the camel JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse scary, self, sick, strength,
Premium Member Poem PS: TAKE NOTE lowe, millard Rhyme allegory, analogy, conflict, metaphor, scary, simile,
Death in the sky Harvey, Aa I do not know? scary, weather,
A Party To Remember littleford, norman Rhyme scary,
To Hell and Back Flannery, Vincent Rhyme absence, abuse, anger, angst, scary,
DUI Ficklin, Lukas Imagism death, drink, grave, grief, scary, truth,
I made a deal with Satan Harris, STANLEY Epitaph appreciation, bereavement, death, how scary, thanks,
Screaming kid Harris, STANLEY Cowboy adventure, allusion, child, family, scary,
Deprivation Monihan, Rhoda Quatrain abuse, parents, rights, rude, scary, school, suicide,
Premium Member Poem Lynn's fear Crisci, Andrew Rhyme animal, books, fear, fruit, scary, summer,
Bed Label Schumacker, Earl Free verse abuse, adventure, conflict, confusion, scary, silly, violence,
Bonfire night Harvey, Aa I do not know? child, fire, firework, night, scary,
FEAR BURTON, MARIE Rhyme scary, stress,
For your benefit Harvey, Aa I do not know? animal, fear, humanity, pain, scary,
Dreaming of my death Harvey, Aa I do not know? scary,