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Best Horrible Poems

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


Premium Member Yellow Shoes in the Darkness
Walking through the land of shadows 
wearing my yellow shoes
With each and every step
I created color and hues

The shadows started retreating
As color permeated the ground
Out...

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Categories: horrible, me, metaphor, places, yellow,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member THE MISSIONARY AND THE BUM


There once was a bum. He 
was the neighborhood drunk. 
He had a unkempt demeanor. 
His salt and pepper hair had not 
been washed in...

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© Alexis Y.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrible, faith, friendship, love,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Worst Love Poem Ever Written
I suck at dying poems
Chemo poems, Metastatic Cancer poems,
Hair falling out in the shower poems
 
And I told a half truth
When I told you I...

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© Poet M.e.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrible, cancer, cry, death of a friend,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Slave
Like a herd of cattle, placed on a ship.
Upon my back, I felt their whip!
Ripping into my flesh, excruciating pain.
Forced across the big water on...

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Categories: horrible, courage, death, slavery, perspective,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Middle Aged White Guy
How do I shed the label
of a white oppressive man
Do I listen to the message
of Obama's "Yes we can!"
Perhaps I'll go out marching 
With women...

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Categories: horrible, angst, racism,
Form: Quatrain



Premium Member A Love Letter to My Friends of India
When I think of India, I think of dark eyed beauties,
their foreheads painted with decorative red dots,
and I see them moving deliciously in beautiful bright...

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Categories: horrible, community, friend,
Form: Prose
Premium Member The Daddy
In the rundown little house where her family currently lives,
the fourteen-year old glances obediently at her glaring daddy,
nodding her head in quiet compliance
to his usual...

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Categories: horrible, family, slavery, , cute,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Devil Made Me Do It
It had been a long night, an hour drive just to be with my sister. One must stay in touch with family; it’s the right...

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Categories: horrible, anger, feelings, relationship,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member I NEVER EVER WANT TO SEE YOU AGAIN
One look at you – that’s all it took
Your long long legs that seem to go on forever
Those eyes staring at me
All I feel for...

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Categories: horrible, humorous,
Form: Free verse
A Bohemian Maze of True Evil
Once so loyal and always true the gargoyles watch everything now
During their stony slumbers with their careful one-eyed open view,
As evil red-eyed demons rain down...

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Categories: horrible, creation, dark, evil, god, heaven, mother
Form: Narrative
Love Game
I'm the bloke she never had,
she's the girl I never knew,
when I met her she was sad,
broken up without a clue.

We've talked of her past...

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© Nick Trim  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrible, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Halloween's Evil Visage Cometh
Halloween’s Evil Visage Cometh

Halloween’s Evil Visage Cometh now alive in this famous predestined time
Where dubious shadow shades run a riot as the ghastly ghosts of...

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Categories: horrible, dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, horror, myth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Pain of Night
She much preferred the days. In rays of sun
She’d wrap herself as if they were a shawl.
But quiet horror crept when day was done,
for Night...

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Categories: horrible, pain,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member - Halloween's Evil Visage Cometh -

Halloween’s Evil Visage Cometh now alive in this famous predestined time
Where dubious shadow shades run a riot as the ghastly ghosts of darkness,
Begin calling to...

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Categories: horrible, evil, halloween,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Smiling Spitting Deadly Sins
Smiling Spitting Deadly Sins

Son of the Devil evil and twisted when his mask falls away
Through the curtains of death he turns truth into dark lies
With...

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Categories: horrible, betrayal, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, imagery,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member ALONE AT THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM
ALONE AT THE HOLOCAUST MUSEUM

rose early in the morning,
indulged in a lovely quiche lorraine,
ventured out

          ...

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Categories: horrible, holocaust,
Form: Free verse
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: horrible, dark, death, evil, god, heaven, myth,
Form: Canzone
Premium Member The Apple A Pantoum
On this, the anniversary of my death
I am reminded of my horrible crime
For you see it was me who stole the apple
It had belonged to...

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Categories: horrible, abuse, beauty, black african american, dark,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member Yellow Shoes in the Darkness
Walking through the land of shadows, wearing my yellow shoes
With each and every step, I created color and lovely hues

The shadows started retreating as colour...

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Categories: horrible, adventure, perspective, yellow,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Smiling Spitting Deadly Sins
Smiling Spitting Deadly Sins

Son of the Devil evil and twisted when his mask falls away
Through the curtains of death he turns truth into dark lies
With...

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Categories: horrible, dark, death, evil, hurt, pain, pride,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member And Now For Something Completely Different
The sun rose in the west today – or, perhaps, I was standing on my head?
I went to a funeral for my very best friend,...

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© Joe Flach  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrible, mystery, funeral, old, funeral, old, sun,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Songs & The Makers
My soul understood Lynyrd Skynyrd
Like Ronnie I had monkeys to
Just simple boys chasing life’s joys
With our needles playing our blues

My soul understood Pink Floyd
For I...

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Categories: horrible, dedication, inspirational, life, music, recovery from...,
Form: Rhyme
Cheesecake Nightmare
Love me or hate me
few people can take me
plain, unadulterated, true to myself
their compulsive need to gussy me up
or completely disguise me
gives me nightmares...
Horrible- horrible!

The...

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Categories: horrible, food, humor, humorous, silly,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Killing Of One Hundred And Fifty Million Years
  another typical day, with feet on the ground

  ordering the hedge to meet my image of trim

  many measured bits fall...

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© Ian Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrible, bird, child, death, humanity, image, war,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Thanksgiving
23 years old,
Old enough to drink wine,
Old enough to drive a car,
Yet still, she sits at the kids' table,

She decides to get away,
Stay away from...

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© Flora Mack  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrible, 5th grade, autumn, emo, poetry, thanksgiving
Form: Free verse