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List of Scary Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
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,
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,
Lighthouse on duty - Sentinel Raina, Meenakshi Quatrain scary, wind,
Exploding Airbags CHUAN SENG, KENG Free verse anxiety, car, community, education, scary,
Broken mind Harvey, Aa Bio scary, writing,
Eyes as black as sealed graves JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse scary,
Premium Member Poem It Gave Me The Willies Ellison, Jack Limerick scary,
Pain short story Vigoren, Bo Free verse death, horror, life, pain, scary,
nothing at all Schumacher, Allison Free verse angst, anxiety, crazy, deep, scary,
Dead Woman Koepsel , Heidi I do not know? confusion, dark, death, grief, scary, solitude,
What Not To Do Monihan, Rhoda Couplet body, class, health, identity, scary,
Premium Member Poem Casper The Unfriendly Ghost Heller, Kimberly Narrative scary, sorrow,
Night Terrors Broadbent, Robert Rhyme scary,
Premium Member Poem Lost In The Grand Canyon Crisci, Andrew Rhyme adventure, confusion, dark, hurt, scary, vacation,
The straw for the camel JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse scary, self, sick, strength,
Premium Member Poem PS: TAKE NOTE lowe, millard Rhyme allegory, analogy, conflict, metaphor, scary, simile,
Death in the sky Harvey, Aa I do not know? scary, weather,
A Party To Remember littleford, norman Rhyme scary,
To Hell and Back Flannery, Vincent Rhyme absence, abuse, anger, angst, scary,
DUI Ficklin, Lukas Imagism death, drink, grave, grief, scary, truth,
I made a deal with Satan Harris, STANLEY Epitaph appreciation, bereavement, death, how scary, thanks,
Screaming kid Harris, STANLEY Cowboy adventure, allusion, child, family, scary,
Deprivation Monihan, Rhoda Quatrain abuse, parents, rights, rude, scary, school, suicide,
Premium Member Poem Lynn's fear Crisci, Andrew Rhyme animal, books, fear, fruit, scary, summer,
Bed Label Schumacker, Earl Free verse abuse, adventure, conflict, confusion, scary, silly, violence,
Bonfire night Harvey, Aa I do not know? child, fire, firework, night, scary,
FEAR BURTON, MARIE Rhyme scary, stress,
For your benefit Harvey, Aa I do not know? animal, fear, humanity, pain, scary,
Dreaming of my death Harvey, Aa I do not know? scary,
Premium Member Poem The Dolls Hospital Kirk, Tony Free verse anxiety, fear, horror, sad, scary,
Dark thoughts Harvey, Aa I do not know? dark, feelings, future, scary, suicide, world,
Dead Black Stars JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse angst, anxiety, dark, death, scary,
Premium Member Poem Earth Worms Davey, Brian Couplet scary,
Premium Member Poem A Purple People Poem Arnone, Tom Rhyme halloween, horror, humor, imagery, scary, science fiction,
Premium Member Poem Angela's Dream Arnone, Tom Prose dream, fantasy, horror, insect, scary, silly, summer,
Freezing tears, silent screams JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse scary,
drink drive KELLY, ANDREW Alliteration scary, sorry,
Premium Member Poem The House Davies, Ivor Rhyme scary, spiritual,
Snuff Slipknot Amy, let's just chill Harvey, Aa Bio feelings, heartbreak, lost, love, scary, song,
Bionic Syringes May, Joseph Rhyme scary,
Never Say Die Bickerstaffe, Keith Verse scary,
A Walk in the Woods Arkwright, Pendleton I do not know? scary,
Coming Back To You Griffith, Jennifer Free verse hope, love, meaningful, scary, strength, together, truth,
CHILD CRUELTY Hargreaves, Tony Rhyme children, death, earth, england, scary,
Self Harm Qamar, Amar Imagism confusion, dark, hate, sad, scary, solitude, suicide,
Nightmares Zayas, Chelsea Free verse scary,
Demons Bickerstaffe, Keith Quatrain scary,
Plume Solnox, Luaer Carpe Diem scary,
A dark insanity JY, T.I.R.O. Free verse dark, destiny, journey, me, scary,
Voodoo Doll Sway, Fullmoon Free verse how i feel, humorous, scary,
Premium Member Poem THE SEVEN DEADLY Promise, Rainbow Verse addiction, betrayal, bullying, dark, scary,
Premium Member Poem Vacation in New Orleans Inman, James Haibun scary,
The Mouse Cat Poetica, Kitty Haiku animal, bullying, death, scary,
Test your mortal soul JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse scary,
Xanax Dreams seven, Ijm Quatrain scary, sea,
EMBRACED based on Portrait no 3 The Blue Cat by Pamela Colman Smith 1907 Jones, Jeanette Ekphrasis cat, death, devotion, gothic, scary,
The Woods Brownlee, Lee Free verse scary,
The house on Railway Hill JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse scary,
All That Is Daudi, Titus Ode scary,
Premium Member Poem Schizoid Polypath Dillenbeck, Gerald Free verse abuse, happiness, health, memory, scary, spiritual,
HE Speaks davis, april Rhyme christian, emotions, faith, forgiveness, scary, truth,
The Chennai Floods - First Part Pushpala, Mothiram Ballad courage, halloween, holocaust, horror, scary,
Night Route To Take CHUAN SENG, KENG Narrative death, evil, horror, imagination, scary,
the light mcqueeney, matt I do not know? conflict, corruption, dark, death, scary,
Evergreen Community CHUAN SENG, KENG Narrative betrayal, evil, heartbreak, imagination, scary, visionary,