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Short Horror poem by Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

Jason And Freddy Cinematic Horror Footle


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

Oh the horror! For people, it's just fun!

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 
S—sick horror can’t 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 Alozor Michael Ikechukwu| Details | |


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

Short Horror poem by Patricia Sawyer| Details | |


night falls silently
covering shades of violence
sunlight strikes horror

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 Volodymyr Knyr| Details | |

Racketeers and tears

Some rich men are bored to tears 
with visiting racketeers.

Volodymyr Knyr

Short Horror poem by Dave Vincent| Details | |

The Crow

black and menacing we fear from horror tales told a deep chilling stare

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 | |


Power of horror Scrapes the side of infamy Terror lives inside
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…..
 ‘Let’s go!...Let’ go already!

Don’t 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 Mark Halliday| Details | |


Someone's at my door
Late night wearing a clown mask.
It's not Halloween!

Short Horror poem by John Posey| Details | |


Meltdown Put chocolate in your pocket on a warm summer day, Then gracefully try to unwrap it and you’ll find there is no way!

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 Russell Sivey| Details | |

Reminisce of Glamor

Ribbon oft relayed Striking in its form outcast Deliberate scheme Overtaken by horror She shies an ominous sight
Russell Sivey

Short Horror poem by Robb A. Kopp| Details | |


I kept on waiting 
With antici…pation
For that ghoulish smile

By Robb A. Kopp

Inspired by Tim Curry’s Performance in Rocky Horror Picture Show

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 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 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 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

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.
Cory Long Remembering 9/11 9-12-2011

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
She’d made a huge mountain out of the molehill

Short Horror poem by Gene Bourne| Details | |

Senryus 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 wala na| Details | |







your choice
      of illumination.

**oct 30, 2010

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