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Short Horror poem by andy thomson| Details | |

Night Terrors

All of this
My mind

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 Volodymyr Knyr| Details | |

Racketeers and tears

Some rich men are bored to tears 
with visiting racketeers.

Volodymyr Knyr

Short Horror poem by Dr. Upma A. Sharma| Details | |

Dark night

Atrocity to depart,
Throughout the murky night,
Kept me awake.

Written by Upma Sharma on 29/05/13

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 Mark J. Halliday| Details | |


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

Short Horror poem by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY| Details | |

impatient lover

impatient lover
white prehensile phalanxes 
smell of stale kisses

12 DECEMBER 2014

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 Janet Eaton| Details | |

The Cat And The Rat

There once was Princess the cat
Who found a big fat hairy rat
She brought it in to play
But mother said no way
And found her a very big metal bat

Short Horror poem by RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY| Details | |

haiku graveyard

a night a graveyard 
blue eyes move shadows creep moon
night bird watches dig

haiku graveyard (C) rajat kanti chakrabarty

Short Horror poem by Mark J. 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 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 Jerry Stevenson| Details | |

Scuzzball Poster Boy

Bill de Blasio,
the current mayor
of New York City,
is easily the most
disgusting example
of human de-evolution
walking semi-upright
on planet earth today.

Short Horror poem by James Horn| Details | |


Why would anyone have had any alarm

When I am here with my incredible charm

And to think todays topic is catastrophic

Happens every time I try to be philosophic.

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 BL Devnath| Details | |


                                     round cyclone in sea
                                 nature's unseen first finger
                                       rotates in middle

Short Horror poem by Ian Walker| Details | |

Let us Dig In

on foot;
on Drew's foot
eating dinner
Digesting each bite
no fear of being torn off
Never leaving its meal
Each layer of skin is dinner
Piercing cry of despair from above

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 RAJAT KANTI CHAKRABARTY| Details | |



crush of bones shadows 
marsh quivering eyes burning
sleepy nests silent

Haiku chill: SLEEPY NESTS SILENT: Rajat Kanti Chakrabarty 2014 Nov 14

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

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