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Best Black As Pitch Poems

Below are the all-time best Black As Pitch poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of black as pitch poems written by PoetrySoup members


A Winters Night
There is no thing so peaceful
As a winters night in the woods--
A canopy as black as pitch, 
Spangled with the pinpricks of a billion stars--
Shimmering.
The...

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Categories: black as pitch, beauty,
Form: Free verse



The escape route
Down many of the coalmines in Yorkshire , Safety dictated that an alternative means of escape
had to be found just in case anything ever happened...

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Categories: black as pitch, heart,
Form: Narrative
Perfect Timing
Hurriedly through the night it came
Blanketing the ground in white
A storm of raging wind and snow
Late one Christmas Eve night

It came to us with little...

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Categories: black as pitch, holiday, naturenight, night,
Form: Quatrain
The Blue Hellion
     I do not fear you, Blue hellion of Satan! From deep within the reaches of his evil den, your master...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: black as pitch, dark, god, spiritual, war,
Form: Epic
A Hollow Muse
There is a picture of you on my bedroom wall
Drawn by my own simpering hand
Of your divine features and veiled Oriental eyes
Scratched out by the...

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Categories: black as pitch, lovebeauty, beauty, love, may,
Form: Free verse



The Faded Letter
On a dirty grey Monday morning a drizzle in the wind, a black car stopped,
From the car stepped an officer who gazed around looking for...

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Categories: black as pitch, courage, car,
Form: Prose Poetry
A Mother's Wrath
The wind exhales then breathes in deep
It swallows the leaves as the willow weeps
Swimming in all Her earthly sounds
No longer green, leaves touch the ground
The...

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Categories: black as pitch, nature, seasons,
Form: I do not know?
Quoth The Raven
Quoth The Raven

Under frosted blankets lay
On crispy frozen petals,
Sipping hearty beverages
Of dandelion and nettles,
As I gasp on misty chortles 
Reflecting in an icy puddle,
Deathly spirits...

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Categories: black as pitch, raven,
Form: Rhyme
A haiku Anthology
feathered wanderers
how far… what lands you espied
moonlight guides you on
~
feathers… how many
would it take to lift me… fly
a dreams worth… magic
~
the crow the raven
black as...

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Categories: black as pitch, nature,
Form: Haiku
the day the sun turned to stone
the day the earth saw no light
the day the sun was dark
when the moon was black as pitch
the day we gave up.
when the sun turned...

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Categories: black as pitch, sad, day, day, earth, sun,
Form: Free verse
DAYS
Miserable grey, damp wet Days
Days shorter and winters Long
Long bleak dark Evenings
Evenings as black as pitch.

Bright frosty cold Mornings
Mornings glistening in the Sun
Sun shines cold...

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Categories: black as pitch, seasons,
Form: I do not know?
UNICORN IN A BAG
Unicorn in a bag


A long, long time ago 
In a land as black as pitch
An unholy alliance was formed
Between a Wizard and a Witch

No one...

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Categories: black as pitch, adventure, evil, magic,
Form: I do not know?
Wealth
Wealth 

"20 People who have wealth but lack understanding are like the beasts that perish. ” Psa 49:20 NIV

A man who possesses riches
Without accompanying understanding
Will...

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Categories: black as pitch, faith, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
Darkness Turned to Light
Darkness Turned to Light
By: Angela Christine Freeman
9/30/2017
Dedicated to: Amondo Michael Cole


There is NO reason to worry about me leaving you. 
Without you what would I...

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Categories: black as pitch, angel, boyfriend, dark, devotion, feelings,
Form: I do not know?
soon this'll be all over
Painted streets, black as pitch…white shadows dance.
Expecting the indigenous sound to fade into the black.
It’s the same sound, the crack comes from within.
The sweetness turns...

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Categories: black as pitch, forgiveness, happiness, lost love, nostalgia, sad,
Form: I do not know?