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Best Cadaverous Poems

Below are the all-time best Cadaverous poems written by Poets on PoetrySoup. These top poems in list format are the best examples of cadaverous poems written by PoetrySoup members


Sign of the Times
Satellites in space keeping an eye on the human race
Independence in place a parental pacified pallid pace
Gods of war prepare for their cadaverous command
Narcissistic lair...

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Categories: cadaverous, conflict, destiny, humanity,
Form: Acrostic



Premium Member The Mask of Alabaster
Once the night had fallen upon a sleepless slumber,
Whence the winter woke me when the third was three in number.

I sense that a wince doth...

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Categories: cadaverous, anxiety, confusion, deep, dream,
Form: Couplet
End Game
End Game


Daylight, collected by ancient violins
Breaks a cadaverous rhythm 
From dreams of a crashing heart
And all encumbered the features of its crag
Rages pitiful

It is a...

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Categories: cadaverous, love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Driving Through Jungles Under the Mars Sea
Immodest mouse (though sheepishly I drive):
Cheese-poof ambition traps shred Plexiglas; 
Life’s tint is circus; freaks pedaling thrive;
My spinner’s stopped, feline-stripped out of gas.

Cradled in moon’s...

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Categories: cadaverous, divorce,
Form: Sonnet
Seeking Black
I walk the corridors of the nefarious night
Where warring angels guard the gilded gates
Thus demons arise with their fallacious flight
Do I enter beyond the vanquishable...

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Categories: cadaverous, dark, deep, spiritual,
Form: Rhyme



PLAYING A BRIEF SONG WITH THIS GUITAR
In the warmest of seasons,
when the cheerless moon of a remote town
rises from beyond the fir and maple-covered hills,
in great suspense and silence,
a brief song...

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Categories: cadaverous, naturesong, song,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Ice on my Igloo
Ice on my igloo
  roads frosted over
Cursed, cutting cadaverous cold 
  deathly chill from Calais to Dover

Thought it was nippy
  but my...

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Categories: cadaverous, wind, winter,
Form: Rhyme
My friend, Depression
I know you.
I've always known you.
You're with me unfailingly.
You go where I go, an endless cycle.
A carousel at a fair, you are.
But you don't play...

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Categories: cadaverous, depression, friend,
Form: Free verse
Battle of Duality
                        ...

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Categories: cadaverous, angel, death, deep, mirror,
Form: Rhyme
A Walk in Solitude
A Walk in Solitude


As I walk and linger the only baneful bringer banished from multitudes
For the sky is gone no more descending dawn engulfed by...

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Categories: cadaverous, depression, loneliness, solitude,
Form: Rhyme
We break the past to build the future
the chimney stacks
of the old power station
claws at the belly of the clouds
and with its sulfurous billowing
it bellows its stench
tinting the clouds, yellowing nicotine stains
as...

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Categories: cadaverous, nature, technology,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Original Mask of Alabaster
A wince doth lurk wearing which wicked gaze,
Of conniving cast shadows ‘tween my windowpanes.

Gazing through the window’s diaphanous gelid glass, 
I see a flushing fluorescent...

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Categories: cadaverous, addiction, allusion, confusion, dream,
Form: Couplet
The Pompous Hunt for Perfection
Enchanted with the precarious recital, the silent sacrament
Aging hastily, ignoring the cadaverous skin for imminent immaculateness
Tempted to escape a few more, she refuses to be...

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Categories: cadaverous, introspection,
Form: Acrostic
REVENGE
Vast skies, the tiny drop’s soul now ascending
Dying, to heaven helplessly heading
On the ground,a corps, dried, into vapor turning.
Hard-hearted heat, its flesh mercilessly still biting.

A...

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Categories: cadaverous, inspirationalriver,
Form: I do not know?
As Soon as the Moon has Finished Her Dance: A Love Letter
My precious jewel,
     If I may begin with the moral of a wasteland of
years that is my deplorable past, having relinquished
priceless...

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Categories: cadaverous, absence, death, life, love,
Form: Verse
Make A Wish
I make my wish I wish for you
As I passionately ponder in fields of green
The hours pass you are long overdue
And now I awake from...

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Categories: cadaverous, absence, angst, confusion, desire,
Form: Quintain (English)
Bags of leftovers
Things happen. Life unravels
The earth spins, perpetuating processes
And as we recount our travels
Our hearers marvel
Stories of prophets' heads on silver platters 
Representations of old things
And...

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Categories: cadaverous, allegory, analogy, conflict, life,
Form: I do not know?
Old Man
An unsociable, ill bred, unrefined man.
And his captious, callous, long-suffering, old spirit.
Cadaverous and frail amidst the morning walk of thier land.
Wheezing from the years of...

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Categories: cadaverous, brother, loss,
Form: Free verse
Azrael's Aquatic Acre
The pulchritudinous aquatic lair,

Of resplendent melancholy depth,

A place damaged beyond repair,

Teeming of glazed ghosts of death.

 

Hither and yon an offed world 
lingers,

The alluring charm of the...

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Categories: cadaverous, death
Form: Free verse
Devil's Due
Emaciated escape from hellion holes
Inefficacious inhabitants starving souls
Ferociously futile restless resistance
Penal petrifaction within their existence

Flaming forests in a haunting haze
Dancing demons within their blaze
Drowning death...

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Categories: cadaverous, dark, death, evil,
Form: Rhyme
Prognosticating Present Plight
Prognosticating Present Plight...
Perhaps Preset During In Utero Protean Stage?

Reviewing, sans my life
and arduous hard time
lock, stock, and barrel on regular basis,
and of late composing
this, that,...

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Categories: cadaverous, 7th grade, abuse, betrayal,
Form: Bio
Premium Member All Is Well At The Pond
Twilight, the frolicking hour of the nocturnal animals.
A curtain of gray melancholy slowly shuts out the sun.
There are two gentle remembering streaks across the sky,
Then...

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Categories: cadaverous, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
ROLler-cOASter

So carefully chosen
the augmented thread of clarity
inside the birds nest
and from out of its maze
to find some sense of confusion
and teased apart the fibers 
of...

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Categories: cadaverous, anger,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Believe
Abandoned! Assaulting winds thrash flailing limbs, 
denuding boughs of golden dress;
gone the gaiety of glowing beginnings
when springtime sun seduced soft soil,
fondling slight buds of green,...

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Categories: cadaverous, hope, loss,
Form: Free verse
Two Times Twice And Once Removed
flares of demise burn once, twice, thrice
she seals her eyes, hiding behind
those ideals and the lies that sensationalize 
a life less known,
so delicately disguised.

careening unarmed...

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Categories: cadaverous, life, loss, lost love,
Form: Free verse