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List of Dark Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Not E'en Footsteps Of Angels Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic, David Dramatic Verse dark, evil, lonely, night,
Child Dream Waterbird, Eden Free verse dark, dream, emotions,
Traducent Philipps, Eilis I do not know? dark, hate, identity, pride,
The Rose That Grew From A Concrete wisdom, uriel Free verse angel, beautiful, cry, dark, feelings, light, philosophy,
Premium Member Poem The Raven Gulley, Sharon Sonnet dark, halloween, imagination,
Convincing Brown, David Free verse dark,
Premium Member Poem Angel of Darkness Carey, Ninette Blank verse dark, evil, ocean, sorrow,
Premium Member Poem HAUNTING OF EMILY Smith, Bev Free verse dark, evil, silence,
Premium Member Poem THE HAPPY UNDERTAKER OF OLD LONDON TOWN 101 Guyler, Ian Free verse dark, death,
Confessions of an Alcoholic Rosenthal, Allie I do not know? dark, gothic, imagery, metaphor,
Cigarettes -an odd villanelle- Rosenthal, Allie Villanelle dark, emotions, imagery, love
Beautiful Monster Curtis C., Israel Free verse dark, death, murder,
What Does The Stud Say Stevenson, Jerry Haiku dark, emotions, feelings, identity,
Premium Member Poem Greatest Monster From Heaven Ever Fell Lindley, Robert Rhyme dark, faith, fire, flying,
Goodnight World Borghei, Niki Free verse dark, death, dream, good
Sunrise over Sodom Mudge, John Couplet dark, depression, urban,
Two Doors Flannery, Vincent Prose dark, light,
tension Rose Chalise, Deepak Blank verse dark, for children, giggle,
Premium Member Poem Miniature Representation Fraser, James Senryu dark, places, space,
Premium Member Poem Let My Tombstone Read Manassian, Eileen Sonnet dark,
sounds of morning FINDLEY, LEWIS Free verse august, autumn, beautiful, dark, day, september, summer,
Impressed Breidenthal, Laura Free verse dark, depression, desire, grief,
Premium Member Poem I am Alice Cooper vaso, arthur Light Poetry dark, mirror, psychological, purple,
Tragedy in Black tor, michael Free verse dark, death,
Premium Member Poem A Summer's Night Pinet, Emile Rhyme dark, feelings, imagery, imagination,
Premium Member Poem VINEROOTS Smith, Bev Free verse dark, dream,
Against it all Gulledge, Keith Lyric age, analogy, conflict, dark, drink, lost, lyric,
Black and Blue- for contest Boskovski, Chris Free verse dark, deep,
Forbidden Love Walter Skyy, April Blank verse dark,
The Primal Mind Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic, David Free verse dark, men, psychological,
Premium Member Poem A Softer Way To Die Acquah, Vicki Prose Poetry childhood, conflict, confusion, dark, death, how i
Premium Member Poem The Rainstorm Haight, Sandra Rhyme dark, fear, rain, storm,
Premium Member Poem The Tumid River of Acheron , the journey, final revision Lindley, Robert Rhyme dark, death, grief, mythology,
A Little Boy's World johnson, curtis Prose america, beauty, blessing, childhood, dark, faith,
The Disposables Breidenthal, Laura Free verse dark, fear, imagination, science
Premium Member Poem Tearful Last Breath: rain dark place contest T.M.M., Eve ABC dark, rain,
Devour Their Souls Walter Skyy, April Blank verse dark, evil, horror,
Premium Member Poem Blood Rain Nance, Casarah Rhyme dark,
Forward Braxton, Shanda Blank verse dark, dedication, deep,
Vodka and Redbull Richards, Morgan I do not know? dark, drink, first love,
Cafe Noir minisce, tyler Rhyme dark, drink, new york,
A SKY FULL OF GHOSTS rawal, anbes Ballade dark, death, desire, satire,
Premium Member Poem Forever Lost Within Her Evil Dreams Lindley, Robert Rhyme dark, death, evil, fear,
Premium Member Poem Tragedy in Black Campbell, Barbara Rhyme dark, depression, psychological,
Premium Member Poem TRAGEDY IN BLACK Negron, Nayda Free verse dark, life, light,
THE STREET VETERAN brown, louis Rhyme dark, poetry, spoken word,
Our Souls Paths mahasneh, sief Free verse dark, deep, heart, life,
Premium Member Poem Blackness Descending Lindley, Robert Rhyme dark, evil, pain, stress,
Premium Member Poem IN THE PINES Man, Lyric Ballad absence, abuse, addiction, angst, dark,
You are my All - for RAIN AND DARK contest Lindsay, Bill Free verse dark, loss, lost, love,
Premium Member Poem REBORNBAD Guyler, Ian Free verse dark,
wealth rawal, anbes Acrostic dark, death, sorrow, wisdom,
Premium Member Poem God Vs Satan Petersen Potter, Dorian Diamante dark, evil, god, light,
Quietly In The Night Grahamburglar, The Free verse dark, death, fear, night,
Premium Member Poem Cabin In the Forest Wings, Broken Narrative dark, rain,
In the Darkness Lowell, Matthew Rhyme dark, loneliness, suicide,
Through Dark Rainfalls - Dark Places Contest Harding, Lycia Triolet dark, death, night, rain,
a dreamers nightmare Duffy, Alex Free verse dark, deep, dream, emotions,
Shadows Hoover, Darrell Free verse dark,
Premium Member Poem Writing in the rain hunjeri, njeri Free verse dark, lonely, mother, rain,
Friends in Babylon Kitts, Greta Free verse dark, desire,
The shell of her Ross, Heather Free verse absence, anger, childhood, dark, family, feelings, mother
Pure Damnation Meyers, Ryan Lyric dark, emo, grief, love
Forbidden love Vakharia, Pooja Rhyme angel, betrayal, break up, dark, destiny, love hurts,
Premium Member Poem Dare I, Own Up And Confess Lindley, Robert Sonnet dark, dream, evil, imagination,
When The Lights Get Low m.n.i.w, m.n.i.w Rhyme dark, light,
Snakes johnson, curtis Prose dark, evil, fear, innocence,
Glimpse Edwards, Karen Blank verse dark,
Give Me A Break Stevenson, Jerry Free verse dark, imagination, judgement, nonsense,
Goes through my head Grems, Lisa ABC dark,
TRAGEDY IN BLACK Dikoff, Chayle Free verse angel, anger, beauty, bible, dark, mystery,
Ballad: A Band Called Tsaiden Salix, Accipter Ballad dark, music, natural disasters,
Premium Member Poem SWEET AGONY OF YOU Smith, Bev Free verse dark, desire, for him,
Colors Hoover, Darrell Rhyme dark, depression,
Live Again Posadziejewski, Paige Free verse dark, emotions, encouraging, inspirational,
Premium Member Poem TRAGEDY IN BLACK-for contest Inman, James Etheree dark,
All out of excuses Gulledge, Keith Lyric dark, depression, hope, lyric,
If Her Tears Fall Ellison, Bubbles Free verse dark, heartbroken, sad,
To sick to forget Gulledge, Keith Free verse dark, fear, how i
hopefull misery Gulledge, Keith Free verse dark, deep, lost, sorry,
The Ballad of the Abyss Meyers, Ryan Ballad dark, heartbreak,
Premium Member Poem Smiling Spitting Deadly Sins mcdaid, liam Quatrain dark, death, evil, hurt,
Black, White and the Hell In Between Meyers, Ryan I do not know? dark, deep, emo, heartbreak,
Just another shoulder Gulledge, Keith I do not know? addiction, care, change, dark, desire, heart, storm,
Demons Contreras, Shyla Rhyme dark, depression, suicide, teen,
Me myself and I Duffy, Alex Free verse dark, deep, depression, grief,
Dark Victory Duffy, Alex Free verse dark, deep, depression, emotions,
Premium Member Poem Dark Reflection Inman, James Free verse dark, evil, imagery,
Rog the Funambulist Deane, Gregory Iambic Pentameter dark, death, hero, lyric,
Premium Member Poem WITH MERCY Smith, Bev Free verse dark, for him, muse,
Hermit crab Brown, David Couplet dark, metaphor,
Vines Brown, David Free verse dark,
sadness pal, mamta Blank verse dark, fear, heart, how
Premium Member Poem Breaking Free Jones, Ian Free verse dark, depression, freedom, happiness,
Premium Member Poem TRAGEDY IN BLACK nfc obviously Guyler, Ian Rhyme dark, death,
Up Inside The Trees Hall, Jon Verse addiction, angst, cry, dark, depression, pain, suicide,
Unsung fusato, Elizabeth I do not know? dark, fear, sad,
Impending Ominous Doom Morgan, Denise Prose dark, feelings,
Tragedy In Black - Contest Harding, Lycia Rhyme assonance, bereavement, dark, death, funeral, jealousy,
Premium Member Poem Don't Forget To Catch Me Nance, Casarah Free verse dark,