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Best Horrid Poems

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


Indian Ink
“Indian Accent”

Hear the whispers inside

Chanting from long ago
Echoes come and go
Losing time in a soft eternal glow

A beautiful and delicate autumn mountain scene
Dry blue eyes...

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Categories: horrid, abuse, autumn, death, deep, freedom, journey,
Form: Dramatic Verse



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: horrid, fantasy, halloween, humorous,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Ravens and Castles
...inspired by and in dedication to ~  Victor Buhagiar, Robert Lindley (my mentors) and the rest of the PoetrySoup Family...thank you for your kindness...

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Categories: horrid, dark, deep, horror,
Form: Rhyme
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: horrid, dark, dream, evil, fantasy, god, metaphor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Mirror, Lie to Me
I stare at my mirror
So shocked by what I see
There is a strange woman
Staring right back at me

I must’ve been abducted
This must be a crazy...

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Categories: horrid, me, pain, satire, time,
Form: Quatrain



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: horrid, fantasy, funny, holiday,
Form: Couplet
A Thing of Beauty
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A thing of beauty on her wrist
was confiscated by a nurse
who looked for items soldiers missed
in places (and by means) much worse.

They branded her inside...

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Categories: horrid, holocaust, thanks, war, world war i,
Form: Quatern
Premium Member The Enemy's Child : collab with Carolyn D

The battles on the field are harsh and tough
The looting in their wake engorged with greed
Abundant spoils of war are not enough.
 
Atrocious in their...

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Categories: horrid, baby, social, war,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ancient Shadows Awaken into God's Light
Ancient Shadows Awaken into God’s Light

Underneath the deep seabed the stirring sands of time have passed on.
Ancient shadows continue to haunt all of us from...

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Categories: horrid, dark, dream, evil, faith, fantasy, god,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Aching Sky
I knelt amidst the mountain's rise, beneath the weeping opal skies,
          There to measure Io's swoon...

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Categories: horrid, adventure, beauty, fantasy, imagination, planet, science,
Form: Rhyme
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: horrid, creation, dark, evil, god, heaven, mother
Form: Narrative
You Foolishly Once Thought You Had It Bad: A Collaboration
When tons of doom filled nights fall on your head,
hot embers glow and fires burn unabated,
you recall her last breath and wish you were dead.
In...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrid, dream, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Strong Coffee Ate A Silver Spoon
Strong Coffee Ate A Silver Spoon

Strong coffee ate a silver spoon
Blind feline lapped up the spilled milk
Sweet relief cannot come too soon
I slept on sheets...

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Categories: horrid, allegory, angst, art, break up, conflict,
Form: Rhyme
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: horrid, art, dark, fear, halloween,
Form: Free verse
Around the Corner
As I walk downtown I see an alley 
Where a black cat sat staring up at me,
The sound of her purring was so soothing 
Lulled...

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Categories: horrid, cat, halloween, october, scary,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
Hide and Shriek
Ten-year Randi Clay
Just moved into town -
The town of Fear Street,
Where horror pulls you down.

Enormous, gigantic calendars
She sees, hung on her street
On October 10th is...

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrid, horror,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member What Dreams Are Made Of
A simple scene a nestling seeks the comfort of the night
to lay enthralled, engrossed,  in memories of past days,
the nectar drawn from rivulets that...

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Categories: horrid, fear, night,
Form: Verse
Premium Member One Dismal Night
One dismal night in Autumn’s chill  
With thunder, deafening and shrill --
I, in my chamber, dark and damp
Lay restlessly near flick’ring lamp  
Heard...

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Categories: horrid, psychological,
Form: Rhyme
Today Tomorrow Forever
                        ...

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Categories: horrid, death, father, loss, sad, day, dad,
Form: I do not know?
The Hunger of Mind
This agony inside the serene mansion of my soul
This flame of desire burning inside my heart
This insatiable craving to unwind the destiny’s goal
This anguish unleashed...

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Categories: horrid, faith, imagination, passion, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Enemy's Child - co-write with Paul C
The battles on the field are harsh and tough
The looting in their wake engorged with greed
Abundant spoils of war are not enough.
 
Atrocious in their...

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Categories: horrid, baby, social,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Love? Bah!
All these insipid poems of Love
Love Lost….
Love Found….
What is this emotion that makes UP? Down?

All this frantic fretting
nail biting and bed-wetting.

What is this profound poetic...

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Categories: horrid, lost love, lovelove,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Winter Blues - A Photo, Faded

So close, you were skin to my flesh,
     Marrow to my bones ...
        ...

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Categories: horrid, heartbreak, lost love, passion, soulmate, true
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On The Edge
 On The Edge

He lays flat on the floor
on the edge of his mind's cliff.
Taking notes, he wonders
“Is this life worth living?”

He tries to remember,
tries...

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Categories: horrid, angst, community, conflict, desire, prejudice,
Form: Political Verse
Premium Member Truth To Truth
TRUE ...

You know not those dark
Places, mine, the dull, black
Chasms that hold a mind
When it's bare - stark and

Keen and cold ... when it's
Left with...

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Categories: horrid, conflict, devotion, heartbreak, introspection, wisdom,
Form: Free verse