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List of Dark Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories
Premium Member Poem SHADOWMAN Smith, Bev Free verse dark,
Poison Ivy of Assumption Comet, Hailey Free verse allegory, anti bullying, dark, deep, imagery, symbolism,
Desperation Duffy, Alex Free verse dark, deep, depression, discrimination,
Place Taylor, Makenna Free verse dark, depression,
choosing Sheppard, Amber I do not know? addiction, anger, anxiety, cry, dark, emotions, lonely,
A lost soul Sheppard, Amber I do not know? abuse, addiction, anger, cry, dark, death, grief,
Shadows in my eyes Kimathi, Teddy Free verse dark, life, memory, metaphor,
The Question Johnson, Ronald Free verse dark, i love you,
Poems Of The Night Gann, Jason Tanka dark, dream, night, sky,
Evil Curses Morgan, Denise Haiku dark, evil,
Premium Member Poem SHADOWS TAUNT ME Contest Guyler, Ian Ballad dark, sleep,
Of my lights and shadows Gangabissoon, Anoucheka Quatern dark, light,
The Night Beckons bin Monihuldin, Mahadhir Free verse dark, day, evil, good
Premium Member Poem Lost in oblivion Sharif , Inas Imagism dark, fear, lost, visionary,
This Airplane is Going Down johnson, randy Rhyme dark, fear, flying, horror,
CONSTABULARY-DE-INDIANA RASHID, KAMRAN ABC absence, abuse, anger, betrayal, dark,
Welcome to the jungle Crooks-Simpkin, Kellen I do not know? dark, death, military, soldier,
Warning Signs Bickerstaffe, Keith Quatrain dark, political,
The Thoughts of a Suicidal Heart Two Gilbert, Aidan Rhyme dark, death, emotions, spiritual,
Premium Member Poem CINDERELLA IN CHAINS Smith, Bev Free verse dark, goodbye,
Monsters Young, Scott Free verse dark, emotions, heartbroken, sad,
Fires Young, Scott Free verse dark, fire, heartbreak, hurt,
Tbh Ashwood, Kayleen Lyric abuse, addiction, conflict, dark, depression, life, teen,
Moon During Sandstorm Siao , Herbert Haiku dark, eve, moon, senses,
Premium Member Poem The Anger Speaks To Me lawless, John Free verse dark, fear,
Older Lovell, Alessandra Rhyme dark, death, deep, depression,
Premium Member Poem No Anger Zone Heemstra, Robert Senryu dark, emotions,
Premium Member Poem What Marcum Wong, Connie Free verse dark, emotions,
God Only I Could Said Is God Siao , Herbert Free verse dark, flying, how i
Premium Member Poem Choosing Light Davies, Ivor Rhyme dark, day, light, night,
Black Flag Ben, Su Free verse dark, death, image,
Premium Member Poem SHORT SHRIFT holmes, peter Free verse dark, judgement,
Premium Member Poem DARLING TELL ME : FOR CONTEST Smith, Bev Free verse dark, jealousy,
Droplets makes an Ocean bhattacharjya, anjanjyoti I do not know? dark, deep, depression, fear,
Premium Member Poem IN THIRTY-FIVE MINUTES Guillermo, Olive Eloisa Prose Poetry dark, death, earth, environment,
Silent Thukhotsong, Dickey Dramatic Verse absence, beautiful, cheer up, dark, desire, destiny,
A Song Loyola, Mara Free verse dark, emotions, for him,
Existential Chill Farley IV, Patrick Rhyme dark, me,
Weeping Life's Passionate Lust Popovici, Michael Rhyme dark, desire, evil, innocence,
twisted words Brown, David Senryu dark, hate, jesus, metaphor,
The Shadows Vermaak, Tanja Free verse dark, depression,
The Subject of Death Kimathi, Teddy Free verse dark, death, imagery, life,
Vengeance Of God - Part 2 johnson, randy Rhyme dark, death, god, murder,
Premium Member Poem LOVED SIX FEET DEEP Smith, Bev Free verse dark,
The Thoughts of a Suicidal Heart Gilbert, Aidan Rhyme dark, death, depression, spiritual,
Au revoir Renee, Rachel Blank verse absence, betrayal, cry, dark, farewell,
reward hansen, jan oskar Blank verse abuse, analogy, bullying, dark, education,
Premium Member Poem The Constitution of Sadness vaso, arthur Light Poetry dark, death, emotions, farewell,
VIOLENCE Ramkirath, Cecil Free verse dark, hate, introspection, philosophy,
Stalker - Quatret Contest Harding, Lycia Quatrain angst, conflict, crush, dark, desire, devotion, girl,
Is there something you want to tell me bhattacharjya, anjanjyoti Narrative dark, deep,
Premium Member Poem San Antonio Martin, Thomas Free verse dark, god, metaphor, moon,
Depression Kramer, Lauren Prose Poetry dark, depression, emo, emotions,
Premium Member Poem Unresolved Ryerson, Tim Free verse dark, death,
Roots Earthbound Ferguson, David Free verse dark, destiny, metaphor,
They Left Me gold, hannah Free verse dark, deep, grief, hate,
SHADES OF DARKNESS Johny, Ruphen Free verse allusion, angel, anxiety, art, dark, fear,
In the name of Paradise Bhangolai, Radhika Narrative dark, death, people, racism,
Yonder MASOUD, MASOUD Blank verse absence, allegory, allusion, beauty, dark, fantasy,
The Friend Butler, Bryan Didactic dark, symbolism, writing,
Why Not Suicide Christy, Thomas Rhyme dark, death, depression, emo,
Vengeance Of God johnson, randy Rhyme dark, death, god, murder,
THE WORLD SUDDENLY BLIND Ngoma, Thabang Quatrain dark,
Cheating In The Old West johnson, randy Rhyme dark, death, murder,
When The Earth Danced Alqadi, Mofeed Dramatic Verse dark, death, death of
stars Seymour, roxy Epic dark, dream, sky, star,
Slumber Sanchez, Ethel Free verse dark, forgiveness, freedom, good
I Lie here ready to die Mckelvey-Vaughan, Steven I do not know? dark, death, deep, destiny,
The Revealing Wallace, Justin Free verse dark, deep, love,
Sorrow In Charleston Wardlow, Christian Free verse absence, anger, bible, black dark, death of a
I'm Terrified Wallace, Justin Prose dark, identity,
Writers Block By, Jessica Blank verse dark, fear,
A FALL IN TARTARUS Kuanr, Raarya ABC dark, destiny, evil, god,
The Depths of Death Tuazon, Jorge Lyric dark, faith, fear, lost,
Waiting Brown, David Verse dark, imagery, metaphor,
Premium Member Poem In The Darkness Duggan, Peter Rhyme dark, environment, growth, how
Down Hoover, Darrell Free verse dark, death,
The Silent World Deevy, Cody Free verse dark, journey, society, today,
untilted Newsome, Chanelle I do not know? dark,
The Funeral Solomon, Louis Sonnet dark, death, funeral, goodbye,
Colors Petersen, Laura Free verse dark, deep, emotions, how
MINORS AS MINERS Hargreaves, Tony Alliteration dark, fear, hurt, poverty,
My Dear Little Mist Setser, Kendall Narrative dark, dog, light, love,
The Night is Deadly Monteblanco, John I do not know? dark,
My Sanctuary Tuazon, Jorge Lyric dark, faith, how i
Premium Member Poem DOA Ryerson, Tim Prose Poetry dark,
SO MY SOUL Ngoma, Thabang Lyric dark, how i feel,
The Canticle of Covens Bankson, David Rhyme dark,
Melancholy Subway Rider Wang, Megan Free verse dark, depression, emotions, lost,
The Puppeteer Wang, Megan Free verse dark, emotions,
The Devil You Know Wang, Megan Free verse abuse, anger, betrayal, dark, moving on, strength,
Premium Member Poem GALLOWS MISTRESS Smith, Bev Free verse dark,
From the outside in Santiago, Tatiana ABC dark, deep, sad, stress,
Uncultivated Wang, Megan Free verse dark, self, spiritual,
Insults Hurt Ma, Katelyn Rhyme abuse, angst, anxiety, bullying, dark,
Premium Member Poem Burnished Skies Hamilton, Shadow Verse dark, moon, night, star,
Twisted McGinnis, Darla Epic dark, deep, evil, fear,
Lies From The Pit of HELL Kender, Al Free verse addiction, christian, dark, grave,
Premium Member Poem From Your Heart's Caverns Manassian, Eileen Senryu dark,
Premium Member Poem CONDEMNED For Contest Guyler, Ian Light Poetry dark,