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Dark Poems. Below are examples of dark poems. This list of dark poems is made of PoetrySoup member poems. PoetrySoup is a great resource for examples of dark poems or a list of dark poetry. These examples illustrate what dark poems look like. There is also a link below to the definition of dark and a page where you can discuss these types of poems.

List of Dark Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Rains and Mists Feeling, True Sonnet dark, dream, romantic, weather,
Carnival Of No Return Greco, William Rhyme dark, evil, fun, horror,
A PAGAN I HAVE BECOME Poet Black, The Triolet dark,
Premium Member Poem How many addictions do you have Raynes, Lewis Rhyme dark,
The Darkness is Coming Zayas, Chelsea Free verse dark, death, deep, evil,
Frog World wahab, wahab Free verse dark,
The Deceiver Harvey, Aa I do not know? dark, evil, horror, murder,
Doll house bodies Cote, Jessica Free verse abuse, anxiety, beauty, dark, grief,
In usual route Chalise, Deepak Blank verse dark, men, moon, nature,
Bony McLeod, Trevor Quatrain addiction, angst, anxiety, conflict, dark, health, self,
I have come undone Harvey, Aa I do not know? dark, evil, fire, hope,
Cold Harvey, Aa I do not know? dark, death, evil, food,
Sunshine Peeking Through Ibeh, Edward Free verse dark, hope, light, morning,
Premium Member Poem Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 26 Breidenthal, Laura Epic adventure, anger, beautiful, corruption, dark, inspirational, nature,
Premium Member Poem A Foggy Window Crisci, Andrew Rhyme dark, flower, rain, sea,
Premium Member Poem In Prisons Brimming With Their Tears And Lost Gold Lindley, Robert Sonnet dark, judgement, philosophy, sorrow,
Insane Brannon, Lisa Dramatic Verse allusion, conflict, crazy, dark, depression, horror,
Mortified Heart BROWN, MIKKEL ETTEL Dramatic monologue dark,
my-love gose, kelly Free verse addiction, beautiful, dark, deep, love, miracle,
Fool JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse dark, evil, hate, suicide,
Vampires of despair Miljkovic, Davor Tanka dark, hope, night, psychological,
Premium Member Poem What Rainbows Are Diamond, Seth Free verse dark, rainbow,
Premium Member Poem The Pianist Kimathi, Teddy Haiku dark, halloween, horror, imagination,
Premium Member Poem Seas Of Black Winds, Blast Walls Of Solid Stone Lindley, Robert Sonnet dark, philosophy, sea, symbolism,
An Odd Taste of Lament Zaire, Scarlet Free verse dark, drink, lost, lust,
The melting gaze of the Sun Ullah, Shafi I do not know? dark, deep, dream, fire,
Enclosed In Darkness Being Invisible Monet, Adelle Verse dark,
The Limits of My Control Adovica, Martina Free verse dark, life, loneliness, longing,
The lost faces of the taken JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse dark, history, murder, time,
Premium Member Poem Light - Shadows Ashe, Walter T. Couplet dark, light,
The Punisher Rios, Abdiel Free verse dark,
Lost girl acharya, ananya ABC child, childhood, class, conflict, dark, depression,
End of the road Duffy, Alex Free verse dark, deep, depression, dream,
Falling From Grace Foss, Dylan Rhyme dark, depression, pain, sad,
May You Live in Interesting Times Rutledzh, Lxnnnie Sonnet dark, death, farewell, grave,
Fire Contest Poem Yappen, Harlow Sonnet dark, death, deep, depression,
I Stand Alone Kae, Kre8tive Rhyme analogy, angst, anxiety, dark, depression, fear, identity,
Premium Member Poem The Agony Outside Davey, Brian Couplet dark, deep, depression,
III Light and Dark Emergence Babbit, DM Narrative dark, faith, hope, light,
The Mask Bailey, Marcus Free verse dark, evil, myth, mythology,
Construct Taylor, Sophie Free verse abuse, addiction, anger, anxiety, dark, evil,
O Beautiful Lady Mazumder, Ankur Lyric absence, angel, baby, beautiful, dark,
where did we go wrong dood, the Free verse dark,
Read the Signs Davies, Daniel Quatrain dark, imagery, murder,
Raw negotiations roar Cheng, Helen Sonnet dark, satire, truth, vanity,
Trickster Fox, Stone Free verse absence, best friend, dark, desire, growth, lonely,
Premium Member Poem The Dolls house Kirk, Tony Free verse dark, symbolism, time, word
Nearly to Hell Misra, Karam Rhyme dark, death, dream, fantasy,
'Earned Stars' Buxton, CW Free verse dark, light, lost, stars,
'Delusion In a Dark Alley' Buxton, CW Free verse dark, poetry,
Sad she Sits Bennight, Ken Rhyme dark, deep, depression, emotions,
turn back time times, Dark Blank verse best friend, conflict, dark, dream, heartbreak, love
Premium Member Poem A Longing For Invisibility Crisci, Andrew Rhyme dark, grief, loneliness, lost,
The Spirits' Lament Broadbent, Robert Rhyme dark, sad, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem Invisible sharman, craig Rhyme dark, hurt, identity, youth,
Premium Member Poem Fearing the Vision Lane, Lin Rhyme dark, dream, fear,
Shadows of Dark panwar, sharaj Verse dark, seasons,
Premium Member Poem Death of a Rose Garden vaso, arthur Free verse dark, garden, poets, psychological,
Renewal through Destruction Guccia, Anthony Sonnet dark, natural disasters, nature,
Dreams Sublime Jennings, Bonnie Dramatic Verse dark, deep, dream, evil,
Your Guide When You Are Blind Byrne, Nicola Free verse beautiful, confidence, dark, fear, lost, love,
Confetti Confessions Davies, Daniel Lyric dark, gothic, horror, psychological,
Hell's Bells AngelLover, HotPInk I do not know? dark, death, emo, emotions,
Whispers in the dark AngelLover, HotPInk I do not know? dark, depression, silence,
Prisoner Christine, Mikeala Rhyme dark, fear, grief, heartbreak,
Painful Moon Gazbowski, Lenny Senryu dark, pain,
Once again Johnson, Ernest Free verse abuse, break up, conflict, dark, farewell,
Premium Member Poem As I, Their Weak And Soft Human Flesh, Sat To Eat Lindley, Robert Sonnet dark, emotions, grief, loss,
Suddenly Foster, Gail Rhyme dark, day, death, light,
Premium Member Poem When Demons Awake Warrior, Winged Rhyme dark, deep, imagery, metaphor,
Oppressed and the Oppressor Qamar, Amar Imagism dark, discrimination, evil, judgement,
Conquest Morfett, Andy Couplet dark, solitude,
Solemn Sonder Brown, Joshua Monorhyme dark, death, emotions, poetry,
Premium Member Poem Cul du sac vaso, arthur Free verse dark, death, gothic, introspection,
Primitive Playground Rutledzh, Lxnnnie Rhyme dark, death, destiny, future,
Mist Thorne, Maggie Blank verse dark, depression, emo, emotions,
Premium Member Poem White Bridal Woman Negron, Nayda Ivette Free verse dark, death,
Dain Bond, Kim Narrative dark, evil, jesus, religion,
Premium Member Poem Samurai Warrior's Master Kimathi, Teddy Free verse dark, god, imagery, moon,
Cold blooded Miljkovic, Davor Tanka dark, evil, heartbroken, sad,
i Imanuela, Geovani Elegaic Lyric anxiety, change, conflict, courage, dark, faith,
Life In a Box Tuason, Thayne Free verse dark, lonely, sad,
A storm Johnson, Ernest Free verse dark, deep, depression, emotions,
In My Darkness Raven, Vladislav Rubaiyat dark, dream, fear, loneliness,
A Dark Fairy Tale Kae, Kre8tive Rhyme dark, deep, fantasy, how
She's Real Kae, Kre8tive Rhyme dark, deep, feelings, how
Aim-Snap-Fall Banks, Russell Free verse anger, confusion, crazy, dark,
II Light and Dark Evolve Babbit, DM Narrative dark, light,
For the Saint: Let the principle be clear when you fear Frank, Mark Didactic dark, destiny, education,
She cries Aloud Bennight, Ken Rhyme dark,
Premium Member Poem Disillusioned Prophet One, Silent Free verse dark,
The Villain Bond, Kim Free verse abuse, child abuse, childhood, dark, love hurts, marriage,
unlovable Tyler, Brittney Free verse dark, depression, loneliness,
Premium Member Poem Your Black Heart As A Jagged Stone Lindley, Robert Rhyme dark, farewell, heartbreak, lost
THE TRACK OF A STORM The literature lover, Sneha RV Verse anger, angst, conflict, courage, dark, destiny, future, slavery,
The darkness inside van der Schyf, Owen Free verse dark, mystery,
The Depression: Part 3 Macko, Nathan Rhyme dark, deep, depression, emotions,
The Depression: Part 2 Macko, Nathan Rhyme dark, deep, depression, emotions,
The Depression: Part 1 Macko, Nathan Rhyme dark, deep, depression, emotions,
Drowning in Ourselves Macko, Nathan Rhyme dark, deep, humanity,