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Short Horror poem by Doris Culverhouse| Details |


Spook grows

Horror flows~~~~~~~~~OOOOOO's

Short Horror poem by chris bowen| Details |


seed of horror,filing down,little man around?

Short Horror poem by Rhia Madison Thomer| Details |

Horror Stories

Why is it that 

We wake fairy tales out of

Horror stories?

Short Horror poem by Theresa a.k.a. Reecie| Details |

The Sad Truth About Life

<center>Oh the horror!
For people,
it's just fun!</center>


Short Horror poem by andy thomson| Details |

Night Terrors





All of this

My mind


Short Horror poem by Tim Ryerson| Details |

"The Shining" (I Love Scary Movies!)

What is true horror?

Daytime and brightly lit rooms

Evil put to light

Short Horror poem by Sara Kendrick| Details |

His Eyes Watch The Nations

God's eyes everywhere

Horror, revolt, of all, eyes

Filling, filling, full

Short Horror poem by Bradley Veals| Details |


Love subdues the horror of life

To release the dreams of lost children

Short Horror poem by Laura Breidenthal| Details |

House of WEED

Aromas, green, sweet
Enter through doorway now 
Ssick horror cant breathe 

Short Horror poem by Russell Sivey| Details |

Smash Mirror

Mirror, shock value
Horror. who am I, destroy
Pieces left to cut

Russell Sivey

Short Horror poem by Patricia Sawyer| Details |


night falls silently

covering shades of violence

sunlight strikes horror

Short Horror poem by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu| Details |


Mummified zombies
Criss-cross the skies in frightful
Flight seeking stray blood.

Short Horror poem by A.E. Rivenbark| Details |


I lay there petrified

As they began ripping,

Tearing the roof off of

My coffin

Short Horror poem by Charles Henderson| Details |

old timer

not knowing who

or why you are, or where

living only now

the horror

the horror

Short Horror poem by Dave Vincent| Details |

The Crow

<center>black and menacing

we fear from horror tales told

a deep chilling stare<center>

Short Horror poem by Marie Harrison| Details |

Camel Spiders

Camel Spiders

Insects of horror;

larger than spiders should be,

desert spiders crawl.

Short Horror poem by Russell Sivey| Details |

What Evil Comes

Dark horror advances with what corrupts
Evil comes to take souls
Beautifully painful

Russell Sivey

Short Horror poem by Russell Sivey| Details |


<center><b>Power of horror
Scrapes the side of infamy
Terror lives inside</b></center>

Russell Sivey

Short Horror poem by James Fraser| Details |

Mushroom Cloud

Only a fool would

Pyrocumulus mushroom

Nuclear horror

Short Horror poem by Gene Bourne| Details |

Haiku 19

Twigs scratch your window
Pull your covers close and tight
No breeze blows tonight

Gene Bourne.


Short Horror poem by andy thomson| Details |

Taken Up

Taken up

Probed undoing

Returned doubtful

Truth pursuing

Glowing lights

Vacant eyes

Outcast doom

Heartfelt lies

Short Horror poem by Ingrid Showalter Swift| Details |

Falling Behind

Faster pace!!!

Move it!

Moving on..

 Lets go!...Let go already!

Dont you get it ????

You are falling behind

Short Horror poem by Kim Merryman| Details |

Stephen King

Author Stephen King,

Writes stories that are shocking.

Horror is his claim to fame.

His books make nightmares fair game.


Short Horror poem by Joshua Lacey| Details |

Anxious vs Calm


Run on thin wire

Dizzy attacks





Light within


Horror fades

God's power

True self

Short Horror poem by John Posey| Details |



Put chocolate in your pocket on a warm summer day,

Then gracefully try to unwrap it and youll find there is no way!<center>

Short Horror poem by Doris Culverhouse| Details |

Great Ghostly Pumpkin

Poesy- Raul Moreno's Picture

Witchly warts, indeed

a rare find, carve out the seeds-

                                          Halloween horror!

Short Horror poem by Robb A. Kopp| Details |


I kept on waiting 

With anticipation

For that ghoulish smile

By Robb A. Kopp

Inspired by Tim Currys Performance in Rocky Horror Picture Show

Short Horror poem by Russell Sivey| Details |

Reminisce of Glamor

<center><b>Ribbon oft relayed
Striking in its form outcast
Deliberate scheme
Overtaken by horror
She shies an ominous sight</b></center>

Russell Sivey

Short Horror poem by Mark Halliday| Details |

Modern Prometheus

To Victor Frankenstein, let's give a nod

Who was most infamous for playing God.

What he reanimated deranged his head

And left many that he loved all dead.

Short Horror poem by Dustin Craig| Details |

Volcanic Terror

Ashes are all around me, like a pompeii horror scene
Scorching lava incinerates the weak and unexpected
Demoralized survivors rise up and rebuild from nothing

Short Horror poem by Goode Guy| Details |


chemical weapons
completely unjustified
we're droning on to
punish perpetrators
and war goes on
so even more can die
what more is there?

© Goode Guy 2013-09-01

Short Horror poem by Mana R.| Details |


I'm writing.

I'm writing very fast.

There is no paper.

There is a hand.

There is no pen.

There is a knife.

I'm carving a story.

I'm carving my own story.

Short Horror poem by Joshua Lacey| Details |

Tears of Hope

Do parents trust?

Horror strikes heart

Can not bear shyness

Thoughts revolving... suicide?

Belong in VALEO?

Failure?... Quitter?


Tears sweet release

Short Horror poem by Joshua Lacey| Details |

Bye, Devil's Voice

You're calling me a what?

Don't treat me like a mutt!

Don't let the horror begin 

But who worries about thoughts of sin?

Let them go bye

Away you will fly!

Short Horror poem by Melissa Ross| Details |

Little Phobia

twinkle twinkle

little star

I know not

how near or far

the horror lies

within these skies

for me

there is

no light 

in the night

only artificial

in sight.

Short Horror poem by Veronica Joseph| Details |


in hysterical humor

she cackles

grand scales of laughter 

lost in the higher notes

we stand

ears covered in horror

as she throws back her head



Short Horror poem by Katie Dorton| Details |

To be Brave


A scene in a horror movie when the monster wins

The smell of blood on a battle field or sugary sweet

A taste unknown sweet and disgusting

To fear is to be brave

Short Horror poem by Abdulhafeez Oyewole| Details |

From Rocket to Little town

There once was a knight from Rocket town
Who lured and let his amour men down
But on a night not too young
Nemesis caught up with Doung 
When his archers incursed Little town.

Short Horror poem by Dakota Banks| Details |

the truth in battle

Now we stand on the precipice. 

They lie before us in their own blood and corpses

Yet while we stand victorious, 

None who were there shall forget the horror of that battle.

Short Horror poem by Gerard Keogh Jr.| Details |

B Horror On a Beach Day.

Soon the curious swelled to a mob.

as they gathered to gape at the glob.

Someone prods with a stick.

as another screams: " Quick!"

"We must run for our lives! It's the Blob!"

Short Horror poem by evrod samuel| Details |







A heart left behind 

Forever bleeds 


No comforting words

No nearness 


The horror 

The loneliness 

The despair

Short Horror poem by cory long| Details |

remembering 9 11

<center>Heart sunk to my feet.
Couldn't believe what I'd seen.
Planes hit the towers
as they crumbled in horror.
We will always remember.</center>

Cory Long 
Remembering 9/11 

Short Horror poem by Joseph Osita| Details |

Angle Of Witches

Angle of witches

Doom for passerby mortals

An orb signals their present

In a darkened end

He with a spiritual sight

Can watch them butcher their prey

Inspired by a horror movie

Short Horror poem by Rhiannon Ashba| Details |


       Always watching you.

     He lurks in every corner.

     You'll think you lost him.

       He stalks you at night.

    Don't ever look behind you.

        Cause he will get you.

Short Horror poem by Tahera Mannan| Details |

And Jill Came Tumbling Down

Then there was this big girl called Jill

Who yearned to be seduced by big Bill

She laid herself on the ground

And to her horror she found

Shed made a huge mountain out of the molehill

Short Horror poem by Gene Bourne| Details |

Haikus 11 and 12


Attic floorboards creak

Something seeks a memory

Sleep and leave it be


I'm sure there are two

Another cat sneaked inside

My cat helps it hide

Gene Bourne


Short Horror poem by binibining p.iNk| Details |











your choice

      of illumination.

**oct 30, 2010

Short Horror poem by Shanice Hilliard| Details |

Ring Ring

He muted the sound and turned off the power,

Tossed in a lake, but found home the next hour.

Plugging his ears, he still heard the singing,

The last man on earth, and his phone won't stop ringing.

Short Horror poem by Patrizia Cohen| Details |

High Speed

Wondering why high speed 

intrigues me

Like serial killers and horror 


Kind and submissive person

Pleased others

But my world isn't here

It's out there

Or closed inside me

Private forever

Short Horror poem by jai Garg| Details |

An Ugly Bug To Hug

To choose the greatest abuse is drugs,

Pain killers, cigarettes alcohol in tugs,

Heroin, meth and coke with death plugs,

Horror and demons leave you in shrugs,

Rule book in his tail see how he thugs.

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