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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


Premium Member Cinder Girl
An ember sparked will softly glow,
and fed by fuel, will grow and grow.
I once was cinder, sparked by you,
first timid. . . till the flames...

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Categories: fear,
Form: Rhyme



Uncharted Waters

An ocean tumbles through dreams of you. In depths unknown,
I float above. Oh, how I long to dive beneath your surface,  
yet I am...

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Categories: fear, appreciation, longing, love, ocean,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Never Shame a Woman
Never ever shame a woman
for the fire in her soul
still your fear that you're unable
to give that which makes her whole

Never ever shame a woman
for...

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Categories: fear, passion, women,
Form: Quatrain
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: fear, anti bullying, art, beauty, death, depression,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Rape
October: I'm eighteen, shortcutting home
through an autumn-burnished churchyard -
copper-lustred leaves, moss-skinned stone -
a jaunty swing of skater skirt and arm,
college folder square-sturdy in my hand.
In...

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Categories: fear, abuse,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member A Near Death Experience of A Sweetheart
    "A Near-Death Experience of A Sweetheart"



Floating through a corridor between two different Worlds
among white fluffy clouds and shimmering stars awhile wind...

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Categories: fear, death, death, god, death, god, love,
Form: Rhyme
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: fear, depression, emo, future, metaphor, prison, soulmate,
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: fear, death, love, sorrow,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Love One Another




“Peace I leave with you
           my peace I give you
     ...

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Categories: fear, death, depression, hate, hope, peace,
Form: I do not know?
Artillery Rain
~Perfect Rain~

I can see!
All the tribulations around
A rage against the burning wind
Nobody hears the crackling sounds in my voice
Everybody avoids feeling the smoke hidden within
A...

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Categories: fear, art, deep, earth, fire, image, rain,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member A Poetry Collection

Hourglass

Sand falls
Through the glass
Love falls
Within the past
Memories dance
They never last
Head in my hands
As I stare overhead
At the hourglass


Falling Down Stairs

Stairs broken
Wheels unspoken
I fell
Grasping for air
Are...

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Categories: fear, art, guitar, humanity, introspection, longing, music,
Form: Free verse
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: fear, anger, bullying, cancer, death of a
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member POOR PETER PUMPKIN
Poor Peter Pumpkin had a very itty bitty head.
So the farmer made him stay inside the garden bed.

The farmer said that he was going to...

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Categories: fear, fantasy, halloween, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member In Strangler's Wood
In forest's night, the trees bend low
beneath a slice of half moon’s glow;
          silent shadows waver...

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Categories: fear, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pretty Shoes and Cracked Feet
Once I'm gone 
I'll only be remembered a small while
I'm a tiny tick on a large dial
The words I breathe will stretch about a mile
Even...

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Categories: fear, angst, body, conflict, freedom, growth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Old man
Silently he sat in darkness, flinching at the sight of light.
Which created a glow reflecting on his balding head.
His cold glare did not help my...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fear, angst, dark, life,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Because of You
I used to be naive, I used to trust
but then that trust just crumbled into dust
the world at large is so unkind, it's true
there is...

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Categories: fear, meaningful, truth,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
A Small Bouquet Of My Word Groupings

you were an infant
i would sing a song i created for you

'there's a baby in my arms
there's a baby in the mirror
but honey 
there's not...

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Categories: fear, appreciation, celebration, childhood, daughter, encouraging, faith,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Listen To Life
Have you not heard me?

Borne upon the air at dusk, dancing ... I have whispered you in a million voices
    Still, you...

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Categories: fear, life, philosophy, truth, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
I Can't Breathe
In memory of----

Solely in my room, I can't stomach the sound of my heartbeat.
I sit here alone to forget the taste of air, 
Overwhelmed by...

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Categories: fear, abuse, bullying, color, discrimination, racism, sad,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member WORLD DAY AGAINST RACISM








You asked me the other day, my friend, 
who I am and I replied:
I am you in another body!
Yes, it is true,  
Look, how...

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Categories: fear, love, peace,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Forest
"What happens in the forest stays in the forest"

The trees are trimmed, 
The leaves on the ground 
Proposing passion, sweet mist
Naked with nothing to bare...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: fear, art, imagination, passion, seasons, sleep, snow,
Form: Alliteration
The Age of Poet Destroyer
A diamond in the Frost ... I am Emily, gazing through the years, 
Like Poe from rancid taste and dark smoke shadows
Florescent waste escaping a...

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Categories: fear, community, pride, princess, strength, symbolism, visionary,
Form: Epic
I Think Of You - After The Fall - 5
I could have cried like a bride at a funeral
Bled out, dry. I could have but I was already
dehydrated...I

i think of you

I wish someone could...

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Categories: fear, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member To My Granddaughter

I look and ponder, watch you grow in haste
Explore with wonder, new experience taste
No fear encountered as you learn the ropes 
Your sails adjusting, full...

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Categories: fear, grandchild, light, trust,
Form: Sonnet