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Best Fatal Poems

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


Premium Member 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: fatal, birth, change, conflict, death,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member Beneath the shattered
Test me
I am willing
To fail

Failure
Is not fatal
At all

All things
Are born to be
Broken

Break free
From the outer
Hard shell

Shells can
Hide the beauty
Within

With love
Flowing freely
We glow

Glowing
For all the world
To...

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Categories: fatal, birth, courage,
Form: Verse
Screaming at the Sky

Screaming at the Sky
 
Mothers screaming mournfully at a deaf sky
holding their heads helplessly as they cry
pitiful tears for innocent, defenseless children slaughtered
in fatal cross...

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Categories: fatal, children, drug, grief, hurt,
Form: Verse
Premium Member I got a letter from the devil
(Hello, my sweet friend!)

Speaks in unknown tongues 
Nevertheless it will consume
Ask for food, 
A sweet drink 
The hunger and thirst are real
It's pitchfork aims at...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fatal, anger, anxiety, character, dark,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Fool of Infiniti and Queen of Fate
Fool of Infiniti

A wanton bird pecks at the stars
A Jester peers through crystal bars
This prison of love with rainbow hue
Illusion parts to lets you through

On...

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Categories: fatal, dark, fantasy, feelings, horse,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Aster 'Blue Autumn'
Aster 'Blue Autumn,' summer wanes. 
The shining sky of dusk is drenched in splendor.
Tremulously, I watch shadows that arrive 
all to soon-to purloin sun's last...

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Categories: fatal, nature, seasons,
Form: Lyric
Hunger in the Cradle
Written May '85 when I was 14

It's truly a shame in our day and time
that a child goes hungry: it should be a crime.
We say...

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Categories: fatal, angst, child, death, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ragnarok: The Storm
With the end of days upon them
Nears the time of final battle
In the halls of high Valhalla
Asgard senses its death rattle

In the forest crows the...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fatal, weather,
Form: Epyllion
Premium Member No Roundabout- Its A Straight Road
Love is ultimate, but with you it was fatal.
I had lots of laughter not until I said “I love you too!”.
Number two was my certified...

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Categories: fatal, heart, heartbreak, heartbroken, relationship,
Form: Epic
Premium Member The Bewitching Call of the Siren
The Bewitching Call of the Siren

She ululates a forlorn desire for a human love;
She’s pure evil, not from God’s Heaven above.
This siren’s seductive melody is...

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Categories: fatal, dark, death, evil, god,
Form: Canzone
Premium Member Ghosts of Gettysburg
This sacred soil that once resounded with the musket's rattle,
Imbued with mingled blood of Blue and Gray spilt in brutal battle,
Now stands serene with only...

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Categories: fatal, historymen,
Form: Rhyme
Fang Decay
Dracula needed dentures,
That's the story I've been told
The man was getting up in age,
Nearly seven centuries old!

He refused to see a dentist,
While losing his fatal...

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Categories: fatal, funny,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Death's Courting - Constanza
Though I have no wish to die now
for this moment I feel much joy
ah death it courts me being coy

A time may come I know...

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Categories: fatal,
Form: Verse
One Night in a Haunted Manner
I missed a blind corner one grim stormy night,
On a dark forest road, with no phone.
The crash was severe, but what gave me more fright
Was...

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© Ed Morris  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fatal, fear, fun, funny, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Warriors Final Due
The moon had held a wickedness 
So unlike many of night I've seen
Embraced in an eerie listessness
While projecting an ominous scene

This night a warriors life...

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Categories: fatal, betrayal, conflict, courage, war,
Form: Rhyme
Bullfighter and bulls
A fuming, fierce and moving target
On yor species will you place yor bet!

Aiming the blade into shoulder blade or beating heart
all toreadors hope to throw...

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Categories: fatal, animal, sports,
Form: Quatorzain
Premium Member THRU MARITIME MILES
Thru maritime miles of minions in motion
We hedge our opinions while pledging devotion	
To serving the Captain and sharing our smiles
Through barrels of onions and flea-bearing...

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Categories: fatal, adventure, fantasy, funny, humorous,
Form: Epic
Death, Art Thou My Friend
Anxious, chained at the barrier hither
Musings take hold of my existence
Unsure whether I am an individual or a species
Do I contain contradictions in these multitudes

In...

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Categories: fatal, death, friend,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member The Spooks Family Halloween Party
It was quite a party at the old Spooks house,
to a spooktactular Samba they bobbed and bounced.
with skeletons banging their big ox-bone drums,
and the pumpkins...

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Categories: fatal, halloween, holiday, humor, poems,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Sawney Bean, legend of a cannibal - written in broad Scots dialect
Thar was nae richt ae laddie sair
wha heft a cave 'side Galloway,
wi' nae jaiken he griftit dare
as he was nae tae lippen tae.

Ill-naitur'd  fishwife...

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Categories: fatal, history,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Suicidal Humanity
Our supposed modern scientific genius
May in fact just be our last fatal weakness.
This technological house of cards we've made
Left humanity walking along the edge of...

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Categories: fatal, angst, business, earth, environment,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Keep It Turnin' to the Right
Oklahoma cowboy, tough coal miner’s son
Born in Henryetta, south of Tulsa some
Raised by daddy’s momma, taught him wrong from right
Daddy taught him ropin’, taught him...

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© Roy Jerden  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fatal, day, earth, funny, life,
Form: Rhyme
Her Masterpiece Is Her Story-part two
(please read "Her Masterpiece Is Her Story" before reading the second part. It'll make more sense and probably be more enjoyable!)

The girl who has beautiful...

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Categories: fatal, dark, how i feel,
Form: Rhyme
A Soul Awakened
She is the muse to her own sorrow;
She is the digger of her grave.
She is the painter of her ocean view
and every fatal wave. 

She...

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© Dana Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fatal, courage, dark, death, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love's Requisition
I come to your bedside once more,
you've poured our photos and poetry on the floor
an act of apostasy, a grim admission, the room in dim...

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Categories: fatal, i miss you, love,
Form: Epic