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Best Dark Poems

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


Premium Member Broken People
I wish to be with the broken people
the get in your face challenge me people
The sometimes hidden
sitting in a dark corner kinda people
The don't you...

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Categories: dark, people,
Form: Free verse



Like A Girl
Like A Girl 

I play like a girl, I hit like a girl
You say I throw like a girl, 
And, when I run -- I...

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Categories: dark, beautiful, girl, identity, rights, sexy, slam,
Form: Free verse
Love Passing By
When the crimson rose has faded
And our day at last is done;
In the forest dark and shaded
Blows the tempest, dims the sun.
When the night holds...

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Categories: dark, love, love, pride,
Form: Rhyme
THE ROSE
~THE ROSE~

This is not a poem about a rose
Nor a poem, about diligence and beauty
Today, I sit and stare at the walls
Walls, that bare the...

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Categories: dark, absence, allusion, death, depression, emo, feelings,
Form: Dramatic monologue
A Long Loud Sigh
genius?
sometimes you are in its minimal spotted light...sometimes!
other times you just know you've been touched and you freeze,
moved but frozen...like a stranger it moves in,...

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Categories: dark, introspection, drug,
Form: Free verse



Black Diamond Night
Black Diamond Night (a coal miner’s cemetery) 

Where the ebony, we call “NIGHT”,
Old black rocks sit under the twilight
Diamond shape eyes unclear and lonely, 
Sinister...

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Categories: dark, body, death, history, lonely, night,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Broken
~Suicidal Night~

I sit alone in the dark
In the dark I sit alone
Nobody sees me
I see nobody

Flowers, above
My eyes have darkened to a color never seen...

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Categories: dark, absence, death, emo, emotions, sorrow,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Alice Sweet Alice
      ~Alice Sweet Alice~

        *Like Sisters*
   Everyday -- Holding Hands 
Sunday...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, anger, art, confusion, dark,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: dark, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Starry Starry Night
When Wishes were made on a shooting star
The Heavens looked down and smiled
With sprinkles of stardust on a whisper of moonbeams
They created for us a...

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Categories: dark, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Alabaster Night
Untroubled is the quiet night
How peaceful is a world that glimmers white
Frost and moonlight have whipped a silver glaze
And silhouettes of trees are black as...

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Categories: dark, nature, planet, sea,
Form: Free verse
Quarantine of the Soul
-Quarantine of the Soul-


Tranquil pills fall deep like the night
A sweet fangless course
Bites with no remorse
Your eyes struggle to read my ageless soul
Lost 
Dark
You open...

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Categories: dark, depression, emo, future, metaphor, prison, soulmate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member It Matters Not
It Matters Not

It hovers here, a moon opaque,
obscuring mountain trails I take.
No other living things appear.
A moon opaque. . . It hovers here.

I follow on...

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Categories: dark, lost love,
Form: Quatrain
Midnight Secret
*Secreto de Medianoche*   
  
~On this very Night~
   I found myself in a
       ...

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Categories: dark, beauty, fantasy, night, passion, romance, sensual,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Love in the Silence of the Soul



As a young boy
Sitting in a pew
The winter darkness pressing down
Candlelight waves from hidden drafts
Shadows danced on the walls

I heard the words destined to me
“Be...

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Categories: dark, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
In The Stars
       Written in The Stars 

-----------------------------------------
Two hearts bleached by the sun
        A...

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Categories: dark, fantasy, love, muse, romance, star, stars,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Within Reason- Maurice Yvonne and Seren Roberts



                        Within...

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Categories: dark, life,
Form: Verse
Premium Member May it be an Evening Star of Peace - In Collaboration with our PS community Poets
Like the Evening Star guided ancient mariners through calm or troubled seas
Let it guide and help spread this message of Peace to the far ends...

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Categories: dark, beautiful, peace, star,
Form: Verse
I Wore Your Skin
~I wore your skin~

Brother, I wore your skin last night
Nothing but friction, blood -dry ink
Announcing a crush "Silence by the Sky!"
Integrity denied, endangered enemy

Brother, I...

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Categories: anger, bullying, dark, deep, discrimination, hurt,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Sheol
Dark Knight-tress 

Underneath 
This gown I feel nothing
Silk less feelings
The odor of intimate apparel lessens 
Vanity fare from any sun
Warrior of beauty
Where have you gone?
A...

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Categories: abuse, dark, evil, fantasy, feelings, mirror,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member No Poet, Am I

A poet, you say? Oh no, not am I,
               There's only...

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Categories: dark, blessing, faith, inspiration, poetry, poets,
Form: Couplet
PINK LACE
**Every pace change --is the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

"PINK LADIES"  
  
The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: dark, anger, bullying, cancer, death of a
Form: Dramatic monologue
Night Comes
Softly and sadly
Up on the knoll;
The vesper bell
Begins to toll.

Lock all the doors
Blow out the light;
The hour is late
Sleep comes with the night.

Close all the...

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Categories: dark, time,
Form: Rhyme
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis
ONE WORD~

Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my mind,
Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis, 
Running through my veins,
               ...

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Categories: dark, abuse, analogy, art, corruption, death, depression,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The End
The End

Seeing through these cold dead eyes now,
This world looks much different.

The scars of one’s life entire,
Appear now for all to see.

What once meant everything,
Really...

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Categories: dark, change, death, god, heaven, judgement, metaphor,
Form: Lyric