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List of Dark Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
These Walls These Walls McClain, Brian Rhyme dark, feelings, repetition,
Premium Member Poem Death Of A Beloved Friend Lindley, Robert Rhyme dark, death of a
Premium Member Poem Crossing Minds Davey, Brian Rhyme dark, fear, prison,
Kill Intent IDAKWOJI, JOB Free verse dark,
Solitude Solnox, Luaer Monoku dark, humorous, solitude,
Premium Member Poem Cinematography of Chaos Davey, Brian Rhyme dark, deep, psychological, violence,
Who am I Taylor, Mark Sonnet boat, conflict, courage, dark, destiny, identity, journey,
Premium Member Poem Season of the Virus Davey, Brian Rhyme dark, life, loneliness, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem Sleeping in Souls Davey, Brian Rhyme dark, dream, evil, imagination,
At 3:00 am Schumacker, Earl Free verse dark, death, image, life,
Darkness -- Lost or Found Harris, Claire Rhyme dark, death, evil, fear,
Premium Member Poem Lost In The Haze Gorelick, Barbara Tanka dark, life,
farewell Duffy, Alex Free verse dark, death, deep, emotions,
Consume me in Darkness Zayas, Chelsea Free verse dark, death, desire, sad,
Love Christian, Katie Free verse dark, depression, love, romance,
Cement Overcoat johnson, randy Rhyme dark, god,
Dreamscape Goss, Christopher Free verse dark, death, loss, political,
Can't break the chains Rios, Abdiel I do not know? dark, depression, evil, fantasy,
The Shadows of the Night Kae, Kre8tive Ode dark, depression, evil, how
My Light in the Darkness McConnell, Gordon Rhyme dark, god, light, spiritual,
That's it bhattacharjya, anjanjyoti Narrative dark, growth,
Comparisons, not to be satisfied Sridhar , Yeshwant Lyric dark, deep, depression, lonely,
Premium Member Poem Without Triumph Davey, Brian Sonnet conflict, corruption, dark, death, humanity,
The Scars You Have Mora, Ashlee Free verse dark, depression, emo,
Premium Member Poem when did You Surrender Carey, Ninette Blank verse dark, strength, truth,
Premium Member Poem PLEASE Marcum Wong, Connie Free verse dark, how i feel,
Paper People Cain, Valkryie I do not know? dark, depression, destiny, devotion,
Stay safe in your own mind JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse allusion, conflict, confusion, dark, life, lost, me,
The Dark Side of Love Solnox, Luaer Haiku dark, true love,
Anxiety Won, Avery Rhyme dark,
this dark heaven junor, mark Free verse dark, french, heartbreak, love,
Premium Member Poem Gone Inman, James Free verse dark, depression, evil, hurt,
Fatal Obsession Kimathi, Teddy Narrative dark, desire, imagery, life,
Premium Member Poem She Was Semiramis, Dark Deity Of Old Lindley, Robert Rhyme dark, dream, inspirational, light,
The Book 2 felicilda, jennelyn Narrative adventure, appreciation, creation, cry, dark, gospel, life,
The Book felicilda, jennelyn Narrative adventure, appreciation, dark, death, deep, gospel,
Lullaby City Gould, Oliver Free verse dark,
Premium Member Poem Razors And Thorn Nance, Casarah Rhyme dark,
In the stillness Teaser, Keith Light Poetry dark, light, nature, night,
Vampires A Warriors song Teaser, Keith Rhyme adventure, celebration, conflict, dark, death, fantasy, strength,
Premium Member Poem Unhealthy Canerdy, Janice Quatrain dark, relationship, violence,
I See Colors Hou, James Free verse dark, deep, faith,
The Four Horsemen Munoz, Shawn ABC dark, life,
Pray Ken, Ved ABC dark, hope, prayer, war,
Before The Gates Of Alahsar - 17 Raven, Vladislav Epic dark, dream, fantasy, light,
A spiders lunch am I Teaser, Keith Rhyme dark, death, food, passion,
A Scene Velves, Robert I do not know? dark, depression, emotions, heartbroken,
Girl with the black cloud Harvey, Aa I do not know? dark, depression, love, lust,
Cessation - false redemption Harvey, Aa I do not know? dark, death, evil, murder,
Comes Death Forever, Malta Monoku dark,
Premium Member Poem The human experience since 1914 Hamilton, John Free verse dark, evil, hate, hope,
Premium Member Poem In A Darkened Attic Room Lindley, Robert Sonnet dark, depression, evil, lost
fish fields, dominick Blitz dark,
Children of The Night Forever, Malta Quatrain dark,
Bleeding Zayas, Chelsea Free verse dark, depression, heart, sad,
Where The Angels Burned Zayas, Chelsea Dramatic Verse dark, fire, horse, pain,
I Don't Mind Zayas, Chelsea Free verse dark, pain,
Afraid mystery , lone wolf Epic dark, depression, fear,
In hell with the pure blood of my own wrists mystery , lone wolf Blank verse dark, death, depression,
Stand My Posts Mack, F. Darlene Free verse dark, day, life, philosophy,
My requiem Harvey, Aa I do not know? dark, death, love,
Broken Glass Boulton, David Free verse dark, depression,
Winter's Mourning Whatley, Michael Pastoral dark, december, nature, rain,
ASTONISHMENT Gupta, Probir Haiku dark, death, journey, life,
Sleep my sweet child bhattacharjya, anjanjyoti Light Poetry dark, death, deep,
be hold Zuma, Busani Classicism dark, deep, grief, humanity,
Premium Member Poem Out of the Darkness: Collaboration with Daniel Turner Minor, Jeannie Rhyme dark, future, life, light,
Depression Zayas, Chelsea Dramatic Verse dark, death, depression, emotions,
No Purpose to Live Zayas, Chelsea Free verse dark, death, depression, emo,
Unfurled Gifts Morgan, Denise Prose dark, dream,
Faceless Souls Morgan, Denise Prose dark, moon,
Premium Member Poem Life's Song Cooper, Shane I do not know? dark, life, sad,
Different Ao, Matthew Free verse dark, desire, identity, sick,
a green bird in winter Simpson, Skyler Free verse dark, deep, emotions, environment,
Premium Member Poem Lost In Lace Davey, Brian Free verse dark,
Alone Ngwako, Benny Free verse dark, depression, emotions, lonely,
Before The Gates Of Alahsar - 16 Raven, Vladislav Epic dark, dream, fantasy, light,
A Line in the Sand Flannery, Vincent Rhyme birth, character, confusion, creation, dark, drink,
Solstice Vigoren, Bo Rhyme dark, fear, hurt, pain,
A dark insanity JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse dark, destiny, journey, me,
The Mysterious Misery mcqueeney, matt Free verse dark, death, evil, halloween,
Anywhere In Another Time shaleheen, Musfiq us Free verse dark, magic, mystery, romantic,
Dark Streets Morgan, Denise Prose dark, lost,
Black Skies Holland, Blake Lyric adventure, allusion, art, dark, deep, fantasy, war,
A shocking image of a love that could last forever Frank, Mark Epic dark, epic, love,
Dark Selfa, Hansteven Free verse dark, emotions, feelings, good
All the things I did not say Frank, Mark Free verse dark, love,
Human Zombie McGinnis, Darla Rhyme dark, epic, sick,
In The Pyramid Kimathi, Teddy Monoku dark, fantasy, imagery, imagination,
Truth Is Wiggins, Bree Rhyme dark, hurt, image,
Fighting to protect my learners: the trap set for the learner Frank, Mark Free verse dark, destiny, education, epic,
Friend, I Park , Andrew Rhyme best friend, betrayal, cry, dark, feelings, sad, trust,
Dear death pandey, Aarushi Free verse adventure, appreciation, dark, death, farewell, happiness,
Dark Streets Morgan, Denise Prose dark,
Before The Gates Of Alahsar - 15 Raven, Vladislav Epic dark, dream, fantasy, light,
Premium Member Poem CANNIBAL WHO WAS TIRED OF MEAT Mo, Marugu Free verse dark, humor,
Premium Member Poem LOVES LOST Warrior, Winged Rhyme dark, how i feel,
The truth behind so many lies JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse dark, death, humanity, people,
Unquenchable Nde, Tatiana Elegaic Lyric absence, anger, angst, animal, dark, emotions, vanity,
Premium Member Poem Sin Number One Through Seven-The Deadly Seven Loo, Laura Rhyme dark, sin,