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Best Horrified Poems

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


Premium Member Regret
Why I did it, I don’t know
Tornado of regret tortures my heart

On a moonless night, he approached 
Limping toward me as I pumped gas
Why was...

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Categories: horrified, angst,
Form: Free verse



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: horrified, dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, horror, myth,
Form: Free verse
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: horrified, evil, halloween,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Daydreaming in Class
You will need a terrific setting.  The suck up kids are nodding. 
Make sure that your character is interesting. 
She says this in a...

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Categories: horrified, 10th grade, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Narrative
Be of Good, Compassionate Courage
Dandelions…
They flutter, now I see
Fiery lions…
They're dancing with me
Sunlight…
Come out and shine down 
Moonlight…
Shun out my darkened frown

I am the infinitesimal stars in the tranquil,...

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Categories: horrified, confidence, courage, encouraging, endurance, hope, muse,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Dragons Wish
One night while stargazing, Dragon and I, got to see a falling star… descend.
I thought that would be great, so I told him he could...

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Categories: horrified, caregiving, childhood, fantasy, funny love, humorous,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Face
I walk through the life of silent dreams
A museum of sorts
I passed by my reflection
Not a mirror in site
I was horrified
As I stared into my...

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Categories: horrified, art, bereavement, imagery, introspection, lost, philosophy,
Form: Light Verse
TOTAL ECLIPSE OF THE SUN
TOTAL   ECLIPSE   OF   THE   SUN    
 

We watched horrified, awe-struck for hours while the...

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Categories: horrified,
Form: Free verse
You Can Call Me Sir but I GUESS You're Gonna Have to Call Me -
I just KNEW I was a woman
a woman inside a man’s body
therefore I went under the knife
(My surgeon said it went well)

But when I looked...

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Categories: horrified, funny, girl,
Form: Light Verse
A Turtle's Throne
Standing in a foreign nation, fragrance from a fresh cremation
Lost and long forgotten by the beasts that roamed my home
Nights are dark and gloomy but...

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Categories: horrified, allegoryme, old, self, blue, me, old,
Form: Ballad
Curse of the Facade
"Poeta Nascitur Non Fit"

Hated decades ago
Accepted a decade ago
Glorified now
To the extent 
of what we are horrified by

Painted tainted enlarged adjusted
Altered lessened sculpted tatted
A misrepresentation...

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Categories: horrified, spoken word,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Botched Artwork Saves Town
Botched Artwork Saves Town

Sometime last year, in late August 2015, something unusual went viral..
It was an ancient picture on the wall, vastly unlike its original...

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Categories: horrified, appreciation, beauty, blessing, celebration, community, happy,
Form: Free verse
MAPPING MY FINAL RIDE TO THE OTHER SIDE
Mapping my final ride to the other side
Oh how I want to feel like I have arrived
Seeing so many good reasons why I have survived
Like...

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Categories: horrified, bible, devotion, god, hope, jesus, judgement,
Form: Rhyme
Refrigerator Notes From The Underground


I told my psychiatrist¹ he's a peach
    
          He ordered a change in...

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Categories: horrified, humor, poets,
Form: Free verse
The Downward Spiral (with a nod to NIN)
She sees herself suddenly as a small girl
bare feet on the cold black and white tile
little toes curled
sees the white porcelain tub and
how pretty the...

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Categories: horrified, childhood, introspection, life, nostalgia, timewater, dark,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member Two Idiots On The Freeway
An idiot driver cut in front of me on the freeway
Just because they did not get the big picture 
I have to slam on my...

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Categories: horrified, adventure,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member A Lycanthrope Moon

It was long gone midnight, and nervously I walked
There was something in the bushes, I was being stalked.
I could smell it's fetid breath, It was...

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© Gary Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrified, fantasy, horror, howl,
Form: Rhyme
Evanescence
There's a pounding in my head
My feet feel as heavy as lead
There's no point in explaining 
I just keep on contemplating... complaining...

This throbbing in my...

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Categories: horrified, anger, angst, anxiety, beauty,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member LUNATIC

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Categories: horrified, moon, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member All Stand
All Stand

Here comes the President, of Our land, Our Nation. 
He is tall and smart, and speaks from the heart. 
Not always nicely. 
Not everyone...

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© Ann Foster  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrified, allah, america, atheist, god, heaven, holocaust,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I Wanted to Tell You But
I wanted to tell you how magnificent you were.
Your laugh, your smile, the way you said hello to everyone.
I wanted to run up to you...

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Categories: horrified, 11th grade, 12th grade,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Sweetest 5th Grade Boy
Sweetest child in the school
5th grade
Giant puppy
If you said the sweetest kid ever
I could name him
And I would

Cry Cry Cry
I feel horrible.
Bring him to my...

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Categories: horrified, anti bullying, bullying, school, teacher,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Look What You are Teaching Them
"I saw some road kill on my way over," she said.
She had a horse laugh. "Just a dumb raccoon," she added.
I leapt over the sink...

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Categories: horrified, 11th grade, 4th grade, 5th grade,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Our budding chef -- Thanks
Back when he was seven, our son won a contest
   In his class, his turkey recipe adjudged the best
He was so happy, floating...

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Categories: horrified, bird, boy, father, food, mother, thanksgiving,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Don't Let Her Bully Us
The page comes up out of the computer and laughs at my consternation.
She glories in my hesitation, sticks out her tongue and pokes fun of...

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Categories: horrified, anti bullying, bullying, muse,
Form: Free verse