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Best Horrifying Poems

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


The Invitation
December 25th-  The Christmas Wedding

Head-to-head,
Surrounded by seasonal silver bells
Scarlet passionate pink poinsettias sit
Foliage scenery 
Entwined by Christmas and Wedding bliss
Frosty winter weather warmed up...

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Categories: horrifying, anger, celebration, christmas, december, wedding, winter,
Form: Epic



The Worm Poem
A Certain Kind Of Death 

She was in love 
Their expression of it 
Was the perfection of it 
The way they shared 
What they had...

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© Nathan D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrifying, baby, death, mother,
Form: Dramatic Verse
the worm poem
A Certain Kind Of Death 

She was in love 
Their expression of it 
Was the perfection of it 
The way they shared  
Was beyond...

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© Nate D.  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrifying, upliftingbaby, care, family, husband, baby, care,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Blank White Paper
Blank white paper
Infinite hope, endless promise 
An inspirational instrument

The artists canvas and lawmakers device
How an absent lover expresses love so precise

So much to say, I’m...

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Categories: horrifying, hope,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Beseeching Death
Oh, death malevolent!
The taker of us all before our time,
you grimly reap a myriad of souls,
cruelly stealing many in their prime,
and countless young and innocent
have...

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Categories: horrifying, deathdeath, god, death, god,
Form: Verse



Premium Member Death and Forlorn Time in the Shadows of True Evil
Death and Forlorn Time in the Shadows of True Evil

Death and Time holdeth onto eerie and most frightening shadows
Whilst pervading deeply within that infernal region...

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Categories: horrifying, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, metaphor, myth,
Form: Quintain (English)
A Mythical Creature
The sun dulled to a shade of green,
A creature hanging there I hadn't seen
Wings of webs and sparkling coloured hues
Seeming to be smiling at me,...

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© Ian Howard  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrifying, fantasy, me, me, smile, sun, myth,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Darkness, my Demon
Seclusion is my prison; 
dread, my tormentor
my frenzied heart pounds my chest, 
desperately I search, in vain -
blackness remains, heavy and thick 
suffocating me. 

I’m...

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Categories: horrifying, angst, anxiety, dark, fear,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Little Children are Crying
The Little Children are Crying
 
Of recent sad occurrence—
At the southern border of the USA
In prescribed DHS detention centers,
Little refugee children are crying
For their mothers...

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Categories: horrifying, america, anger, angst, discrimination, heartbreak, introspection,
Form: Political Verse
Seven Deadly Sins
Suicidal motions following this melody
With pain comes ecstasy
Blood flowing instantly
Forming a beautiful monstrosity

Rage brings insanity
Uncontrollable profanity
The imminent loss of sanity
A horrifying calamity

Anger shadows envy
A need...

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Categories: horrifying, addiction, anger, betrayal, cry, dark, evil,
Form: Free verse
Wolf Story
I walk the roads of countryside
To get back home at night
I keep my feet on well worn path
The full moon is my light

I move along...

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Categories: horrifying, adventureheart, fear, heart, me,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Princess Philomena 2
As Our Blessed Lady appeared holding Her Divine Son in Her arms
you will leave this state of pain she said in 3 days
In forty days...

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Categories: horrifying, blessing, faith, god, love,
Form: Free verse
Holocaust
In midst of night,
When I was deep in slumber,
The memory rattled,
Eyes sunk with fear,
Saw the houses crumble,
The trees tremble,
The thunder storm made me nimble,
The ocean...

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© Partha Pal  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrifying, life, loss, natural disasters, nature, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
Silent cry of Loneliness
Silent cry of Loneliness

Setting by the window
Feeling all alone
Wishing and hoping someone
Would call me on the phone
Feeling hurt, broke down
And so depressed
Looking at my life
Wondering...

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Categories: horrifying, lonely, me, me,
Form: Rhyme
I snapped
(This is a fictional poem)

I've never been happy because I've endured one tragedy after another.
It began at the age of six when I lost my...

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Categories: horrifying, death, husband, wife,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Shredded Innocence
A brisk ride with a little known uncle,
to a gathering of loved ones, reunited,
quickly turns to a journey of hell.

Torn away from her home,
she is...

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Categories: horrifying, childhood, loss, sad, drug,
Form: Free verse
Pain
Lost in life,
In an attempt at success,
Total confusion with every breath i take,
Living in an up kind of mood can be so, so memorising.

While living...

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Categories: horrifying, loss,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Of My Bleeding Pen


My pen cannot much bleed.
My heart, though it may ache,
cannot a loud sound make.
I suffer – as do many others -
from nearly endless annoying conditions
for...

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Categories: horrifying, angst,
Form: Rhyme
Glisten in the Moonlight
Your glorious emerald eyes 
Glisten in the moonlight 
Glisten in the moonlight 
Delight dances in the water
I watch it joyfully
You are set free from the...

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Categories: horrifying, confusion, courage, dark, dedication, depression, devotion,
Form: Free verse
POSITIVE VIBES
Smile.
Laugh.
Meditate,
Take deep breaths.
Clear your conscience,
Of all negative thoughts.
Wish away negative thought forms,
From other people.
Avoid people who belittle you
Or always criticise negatively;
Including friends, neighbours, 
colleagues
And family.
Eat...

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© Myq Wudz  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrifying, inspirational
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz, Part One
Rosalia - The Evil Black Witch of the Harz

Prologue
This is a rather grim epic poetic tale of Rosalia, a 16th century German witch who terrorized...

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Categories: horrifying, allegory, evil, halloween, horror, magic, mythology,
Form: Narrative
On Halloween Night
On dark Halloween Night
The moon will lose its light
The goblins will hunt you
To cook your entrails into barbecue

There will be loud screams in town
Cry of...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horrifying, celebration, halloween,
Form: Rhyme
THE SCARIEST NIGHT EVER
On Halloween evening strange things happen by moonlight, 
one can hear ghosts whispering behind shady trees,
loud witches flying on speedy brooms spreading much fright;
wear a...

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Categories: horrifying, kids, fun, horror, night, october, ,
Form: Rhyme
Ants
Silly ants? 
No. Silly humans and maybe silly ants. 
So egotistical and naive to think we are the grand creation. 
We live in a world...

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Categories: horrifying, adventure, analogy, dream, heart, imagination, life,
Form: Concrete
The Calamity of Nepal Part 1
 
The Calamity of Nepal  part 1

Too fearful a tragedy
To be described in words
Heart wrenching cries, pierce the sky 
And  sadness in the...

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Categories: horrifying, earth, natural disasters,
Form: Free verse