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Short Murder Poems

Short Murder Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short poems about Murder by PoetrySoup poets. Search short poems about Murder by length and keyword.

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Short Murder poem by RUDOLPH RINALDI| Details | |

kill not sweet child

kill not

sweet child

that blood

will sour

the soul

Short Murder poem by Denise Morgan| Details | |

Macabre Love

On Valentine's Day,
Cupid's arrow drips with blood.
What a macabre love

Short Murder poem by millard lowe| Details | |

haiku 17

he cried liberty:
give me that or give me death---
he died in the streets

Short Murder poem by Juliet Ligon| Details | |

Planned Parenthood

    planning parenthood 
 birth control and abortion 
      no babies allowed

Short Murder poem by John Michaels| Details | |

Black Widow - B

A lover's caress, driven by such avarice; deception revealed.

Short Murder poem by Denise Morgan| Details | |

Lover's Quarrel

Sparkling with sunlight
A steel blade drips of red blood
Lover's quarrel, done

Short Murder poem by Denise Morgan| Details | |


Eavesdropping, not smart
A pile builds in the garden
The knife nicked his heart

Short Murder poem by Mark Taylor| Details | |

hanging around

as the wind blows south
the poplar tree saps black blood
soaked are roots with pride

Short Murder poem by Kayleen Ashwood| Details | |

The Butcher

hush! don't move, don't breathe
he will hear it– he will come.
your flesh is his prize.

Short Murder poem by Thane Kerric| Details | |

The Innocent

         If only everyone could see today
         how innocent lives are killed away.

Short Murder poem by John Michaels| Details | |

Black Widow - A

Stygian nightmare, creeping with callous intent 'fore lethal fangs plunge.

Short Murder poem by Denise Morgan| Details | |

Black Blood

A putrid stench ... flies
his clothes stained... black blood. Rousing,
she claims amnesia.

Short Murder poem by Lewis Michael| Details | |


Hosted lament,
Growth yielded dying fiend,
Rancor malice abort bastard,

Short Murder poem by Rebecca Vitale | Details | |

Breathe Me

My love for you
May have been

But boy,
Was it worth
The pain

rebecca vitale

Short Murder poem by jack horne| Details | |

Beatle Mania

he signs his name - -
a madman smiles and strokes 
his revolver

John Lennon
For Rhonda’s Beatle Mania contest

Short Murder poem by Alozor Michael Ikechukwu| Details | |


He is
A fool
The devil's 

He lives
In a world
Of morals 

He kills
And deserves
No breath
But death.

Short Murder poem by Louis Nathaniel| Details | |

Double Murder

As the crows fly west, they can all smell a fresh meal,
The murder was swift, the body’s blood has yet to congeal.

Short Murder poem by Katie Miller| Details | |

Kill Room

Unforgiving cemented ground
Chaotic yearning echos 'round
Breathing seething sour fume
Hollow icebox makeshift tomb

Short Murder poem by Willie A. Buchanan| Details | |


I was caught in her web
of lies, deceit and murder.
For love I played the sap.
Like a fool I was gonna 
take the rap!

Short Murder poem by Lyric Man| Details | |


Any religion that endorses murder
and the killing of innocence
is a false religion 
and their god is the Devil


Short Murder poem by Brooks Lindberg| Details | |

Train Breath Arithmetic

train breath blown to chalk dust
for white cursive to lace dreams
on nights for all the many
in Dachau where chimneys scream

Short Murder poem by Thane Kerric| Details | |

The crime

 a punishment for every crime
 the deadly price to pay
 when only he stole but a dime
 given something never seen in my day

Short Murder poem by Nathan Karczewski| Details | |

Short Shrift Execution

You're ill dressed,
I must confess.
For your date with destiny.
I hope your grime,
was worth the time,
you'll spend with me.
~Victim 7/20/2015

Short Murder poem by Lycia Harding| Details | |

If Secrets Keep - BE QUIET Contest

If Secrets Keep,
no one will know.

They'll stay asleep,
if secrets keep.

What's buried deep 
beneath the snow,

if secrets keep
no one will know.

Short Murder poem by Jim Tidd| Details | |


Why do I hope 
there is a Hell,
while wishing 
to escape its 
clutches myself?
Because I want 
there to be a
special Hell 
for those who
kill children. 

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