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Best Fear Poems

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

Feverish Fear - A Visual Video Poem - in collaboration with Victor Buhagiar
POTD 13 March 2019

Welcome! - We are excited to release our very first Visual Video Poem. 

(I trust you will enjoy the complete production effects...

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Categories: courage, evil, faith, fear,
Form: Dramatic Verse

Premium Member AM I
AM  I ?

Am I Just Standing Here, or Am I Just Dead?
Am I So Full Of Fear, I Lost Myself Instead?

Am I A Nobody,...

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Categories: confusion, emo, emotions, fear,
Form: Verse
this was me
it began so innocently
we exchanged ideas on poetry
his art, the suffering he endured
he preyed upon my compassion
as he meticulously bided his time...

i felt safe as...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fear, angst, confusion, introspection, life,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Teddy Bear-
My sweet little Teddy Bear...
Mommy gave 'YOU' to me
Now I never sleep alone at night
The comfort you gave, when God's sunny eyes ran out of...

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Categories: abuse, boyfriend, childhood, fear,
Form: Free verse
Threshold of Madness
The cold hand of Winter swiftly approaches
Its breath etches frost on my windowpanes
Nearer my threshold, Death now encroaches  

Blood is slowly chilling inside my...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: death, fear,
Form: Terzanelle

The wounds of war
Dear Mother, should my footsteps never tread
The pathway which would lead to your embrace,
Know this, though many words were left unsaid,
Your love has pierced the...

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Categories: fear, love, mother, war,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Gravitational Pull
Today I feel the pull
of gravity
on the depth of my depravity
There within that cavity 
resides my anxiety
It seeps out of my porosity 
feeding the insanity


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Categories: fear, abuse, addiction, angst, courage,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside, Part One
Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside,
(Part One)

As the Raven cross into the dark pits
Those in torment went into heaving fits
Its shrieking calls, alarms even...

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Categories: dark, death, evil, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member He and She
He swings his arms and strides ahead
     She walks three steps behind

The center of the universe

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Categories: abuse, fear, marriage,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Thirty-Eight, Cancer Poem: For Sharon
Thirty Eight ( Corny Cancer Poem) For Sharon

Hallmark has a million cards in their catalog
And not one of them says,
Life Sucks
American greetings had nothing that...

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Categories: fear, absence, best friend, cancer,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member THE BROKEN DOLL
Walls of silence hold,
 Me prisoner,
The child held within,
 Cries out for release.
Relative solitude comforts, 
Not the tortured soul,
Inward coiling withdrawing,
 Deep inside. 
Shedding its...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: abuse, childhood, conflict, fear,
Form: Free verse
It looks like a simple brownstone building,
Not much different then any other but it’s residents,
Are of the haunted kind, not made of flesh and bone.

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: evil, fantasy, fear, god,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Wellness and Worry
Wellness and worry are by no means friends.
To be well, your mind of worry you must cleanse.
Living with worry, there’s a price to pay
worry will...

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Categories: analogy, anxiety, emotions, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mirror Mirror
Your reflection is a liar
It makes no confessions 
The image reaches within
Cold fingers claw at your mind
A mirrored smile
Taunts you
Haunts you
No words spoken
Yet you hear...

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Categories: fantasy, fear,
Form: Free verse
Another day safe from the harvester's jaws
Out of the burrows and hedges and dreys
Heads came a bobbing in frantic relays.
Rumours were twittered and grunted and squealed:
‘The Harvester’s coming to furrow the...

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Categories: angst, animal, fear, freedom,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member One Tear
One tear slides down a slanted cheek
A silver line, the only sign

Of anguish which she does not speak
Insistent smiles, bright by design

Thin fortitude, her whitewashed...

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Categories: angst, depression, fear, sad,
Form: Lay
Premium Member Walking on Water
I step out of the boat
Wishing to walk on water
Beckoned by the Faithful Son
Whom You sent me Father

But my gaze turns to the ocean 

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Categories: christian, easter, faith, fear,
Form: Quatrain
Amid the jagged shadows

"Amid the jagged shadows of mossy leafless boughs; "

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Categories: dark, fear,
Form: Free verse
It's so simple,
So basic,
Yet we lack it.
Interaction is nothing without it.
Unable to make a bond because the fact is,
We've missed the point.
The point that connects...

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Categories: change, fear, inspirational, society,
Form: Verse
I Need Your Help Daddy
I’m tired
I’m Physically and Emotionally tired
I don’t want to be the strong one anymore
I can’t this time
I don’t know what to do Daddy
I need your...

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Categories: fear, absence, angst, cry, dad,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member DARKNESS of the LIGHT
*   DARKNESS of the LIGHT   *

Those that fear the dark,
Have never seen what the light can do.
In this grave, I will...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: business, celebration, fear, light,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Lonely Dreams
I never knew following dreams could be this lonely,
But up on the hill, looking back, thank God I'm not the old me.
If the tears will...

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Categories: fear, christian, courage, cry, dream,
Form: Quatrain
Behind Those Beautiful Eyes
Behind those beautiful eyes,
So much anger,so much mistrust,
Always expecting the worst,
Always conversing about the bad
things life has to offer,

Behind those beautiful eyes,
So much hurt,so much...

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Categories: fear, life, sad, beautiful,
Form: Verse
Premium Member DEATH MY PAL

An old friend, as old as life,
We met soon after my birth 
He liked to play games with me 
“Be ready,” he said. “I am...

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Categories: death, fear, life,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Careful Cursive
I write each letter by hand in careful cursive. 
I want every sentence to be pretty,
to look feminine and delicate -
to soften the ugliness you...

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Categories: fear, hope, write, write,
Form: Free verse