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List of Scary Poems

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Premium Member Poem At The Mad Mountain Ranch Arnone, Tom Quatrain adventure, horror, mountains, mystery, scary, science, science fiction,
Premium Member Poem Through Their Eyes Kent, Ronald Free verse confusion, crazy, fear, horror, scary,
End Of Humanity Fuller, Christian Free verse america, anger, betrayal, conflict, scary, society, solitude,
A HAUNTING IN OUR HOUSE Skyles, Teresa Bio scary,
Where cold shivers grow JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse adventure, childhood, fear, friend, scary,
Postmodern Blues Singh, Sourabh Blank verse angst, betrayal, conflict, corruption, scary,
Premium Member Poem As If Levy, Barry Verse scary, space,
shizer k., sara Free verse absence, anti bullying, first scary,
Suspended Cheng, Helen Blitz death, depression, feelings, longing, scary, senses,
The Ghost of Ruby Sloan Andersen, James Narrative scary,
Light In the Darkness Sutherland, Marti Free verse scary,
She is and She Always Will Be Thanks, No Narrative character, dark, murder, scary,
Terrorism is the new face of barbarism Singhal, Harshita Rhyme abuse, confidence, courage, hate, scary, violence, war,
Premium Member Poem Momma and Daddy, Did You Take Time To Pray Harless, Donetta Rhyme child, children, christian, prayer, scary, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem Left Behind Harless, Donetta Rhyme fear, horror, poems, religion, scary, sin, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem Many Things Arnone, Tom Couplet angel, fairy, fantasy, horror, scary, science fiction,
Said the man Executed by cops Juman, Al Didactic abuse, anger, black african scary,
Sleep MARTINEZ, DANIEL I do not know? scary, sleep,
Sold MARTINEZ, DANIEL I do not know? abuse, anger, dark, death, scary,
Premium Member Poem Storyteller's Secret Lamoureux, Richard Rhyme scary,
Premium Member Poem MYSTERY onclaud, nette Dramatic Verse scary,
2 Thanks, No Free verse scary, silly,
Thumbing a ride Dougherty, Joseph Rhyme scary,
Hazy Man Dailey, Damond I do not know? abuse, anxiety, confusion, creation, scary,
THE SLY SNAKE Man, Lyric Lyric betrayal, confusion, crush, dark, scary,
Push on through Harvey, Aa I do not know? beautiful, life, love, morning, scary,
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 Inman, James Triolet scary,
Nowhere Popkova, Evgenia Free verse scary, silence,
Not another day Cote, Stefan Rhyme anger, angst, anxiety, confusion, scary, senses, today,
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,
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,
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,