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Best Haunted Poems

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


No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: haunted, abuse, bullying, deep, evil,



Premium Member In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane
In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Lin Lane

Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that...

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Categories: haunted, appreciation, art, creation, marriage,

Premium Member No limit to how long we grieve
when you let go of my hand
you let go of my heart

as I stumbled and crumbled
life seemed to have paused
silent screams
raged inside

but I was just...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: haunted, absence, lost love, sad,

The Return
The air is thick with memory -
A fog of reminiscence.
Or is it simply mist 
Rolling through the window? 
I feel the wind and taste the...

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Categories: haunted, childhood,

Premium Member THE HOUSE OF SPIRITS
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.
In...

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© cherl dunn  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: haunted, evil, fantasy, fear, god,

Premium Member The Old Dark House
The Old Dark House

This tale of “The Old Dark House” is one that’s replete with a
most horrid sense of pure evil and macabre, and is...

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Categories: haunted, dark, dream, evil, fantasy,

Magic
Enchantment of magic’s sweet passion has bound me
With minutes and hours I now must reclaim;
Spellbound, love calls to the spirits around me
And drifts into dreams...

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Categories: haunted, love, heart, song, green,

Premium Member Living Hell
Damned by the devil's curse upon my heart
I pace the lonely bridge twixt love and hate
Stalked by death's shadow from the very start
Forsaken by the...

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Categories: haunted, angst, loneliness,

Premium Member Cherokee Tears

Cherokee Tears

ceremonial drums' rhythmic heartbeat
impassioned tribal chants
echo in Smoky Mountain mist before dawn

tortured spirit of an ignoble president
Andrew Jackson seems imprisoned here
haunted by wailing ghosts...

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Categories: haunted, native american,

In Dreams, Her Spirit Sallied Forth: with Robert Lindley
Through frigid months, she waited for Spring rains
to give relief and ease heartbroken pains,
Nature will award that which Life commands
placing her true love, in its...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: haunted, loneliness, love,

Whisky Moment
~the Fear of Never~ A DRINK TO REMEMBER!


   And the fire catches every time, my heart needs a sip
I bear no shame pouring,...

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Categories: haunted, abuse, addiction, celebration, muse,

Premium Member Midnight In The Library
Around midnight, in the library I found myself drawn,
to these shelves haunted still by Poe, Stevenson and King,
as a rare, late October storm brews beyond...

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Categories: haunted, books, night, october, repetition,

UNICORN
                 Like the UNICORN

At times I fear I am...

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Categories: haunted, beauty, depression, horse, life,

Necromancer (The Haunting Continues...)
In the cemetery I walk, so dark it is this night.
 Hoping that the Ghouls won't start to bite.
I feel the tug of the dead,...

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Categories: haunted, death, fantasy, imaginationdark, dark,

Premium Member Wearied Wanderlust
  "Wearied Wanderlust"

upon a gilded meadow glows a bottle of tender tears
scattered ashes burnt and laden carpeting of stone
ravished emotions turbulent feasting on flesh...

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Categories: haunted, love,

ONE DEMO REMAINING
Wake up every morning, 
Knowing it will be the same;
Feel an endless longing, 
Inside a rage that can't be tamed.
Haunted in my thinking, 
I let...

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© Lyric Man  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: haunted, angst, deep, dream, muse,

Premium Member THE GRIST MILL HORROR
The grist mill stands by the side of the lake
A bustling flour mill of yesteryear
An eerie place where many people died
If you go inside you...

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Categories: haunted, death, evil, horror,

Premium Member The Haunted House
Driving with my date at midnight, looking at the August moonlight, 
lonely road, no one in eyesight, searching for a place to park.
Off the road...

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Categories: haunted, horror, scary,

Unsung Hero - The Soldier
Unsung Hero – The Soldier

Warily he stood at the corner,
Wondering which way to turn.
A weary smile on his faded brow,
As he held out an old...

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© Kika Ayala  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: haunted, appreciation, hero, loneliness, soldier,

Premium Member - Haunted Beauty -
 

The family had just moved into an old castle in Scotland; 
mother, father and their only daughter, Emmie, that they loved so deeply. 
Emmie...

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Categories: haunted, art, dark, fear, halloween,

Premium Member Where The Heart Resides
Like open arms
These broken gates reach out to me
And lead me to the lonely house
That overlooks the sea

Her door once proud and stately
Now splintered hangs...

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Categories: haunted, heart, love, me, old,

Premium Member Now and Then
Now And Then

My heart still thinks about you – Now and Then --
My arms still want to hold you – Now and Then –
And, even...

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© John Posey  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: haunted, heartbroken, lost love, missing

Premium Member One Good Thing
In the late 1970s, I was going home on a Friday evening,
and needed a little more fuel in my truck, 
enough to get back to...

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Categories: haunted, life, memory, poverty, work,

Premium Member Since Youve Been Gone- A 24 Year Old Poem
Since you’ve been gone….
	The flowers have lost their color
		The sun refuses to give its light
			The moon weeps in her sorrow
				And days have turned into night
					Since...

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Categories: haunted, goodbye, missing you,

Premium Member Halloween Birthdays
Halloween birthdays compare to no other
Preparations begin at the end of summer
Leaves change color, a chill is in the air
Outdoor decorations appear everywhere

Talk of ghosts,...

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Categories: haunted, autumn, birthday, childhood, halloween,