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Best Horror Poems

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


Premium Member Dancing In Horror With Fate In Blackest Abyss Collaboration with Kurt Ravidas
Dancing In Horror With Fate In Blackest Abyss
Collaboration with Kurt Ravidas

I walk mountain storm, step out to cut deep its edge
forever tempting that fall from...

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Categories: horror, art, dark, evil, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member To all the heart breakers -a ZOMBIE's valentine
Wouldn't you rather~

Wouldn't you rather be dead?
Maybe shoot yourself in the head?
Over my dead heart, I'd never want to be a zombie like you.
The sight...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: anger, death, horror, humorous,
Form: Free verse
Nightmares and Razor Blades
I stare at my ceiling,
I start to wonder, why am I not healing?
Then it dawns on me,
The nightmare clip starts to roll.
I shake and shiver...

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Categories: horror, addiction, anger, conflict, dark,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Dark Side of October
The Dark Side of October

Late October moon is waking, through this cemetery shaking,
shaking as the cold wind breaking, walking ‘neath an old oak tree.
Stones like...

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Categories: dark, horror, october, scary,
Form: Rhyme
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: dark, deep, horror,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside, Part One
Darkness Where Now Poe And Raven Reside,
(Part One)

As the Raven cross into the dark pits
Those in torment went into heaving fits
Its shrieking calls, alarms even...

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Categories: horror, dark, death, evil, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member FORBIDDEN
~ZOMBIE NIGHT~ 

WHINING WHISPERS MOVE ACROSS FORBIDDEN LAND
Rugged ruins crumble silent through the night
Echoes of the dead roam the air
Moonlight vanishes to complete despair
Bones slowly...

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Categories: confusion, death, halloween, horror,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member I The Mirror - With A Major Contribution By Joseph May - Dramatic Free Verse

an impression of the world
stands before me
Left is right, and right is wrong, 
and the mirror reflects a melancholy song.

i the mirror
not 
the babbling brook,
or
the...

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Categories: horror, conflict, dark, depression, grief,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness
A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm into the Darkness

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates...

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Categories: dark, evil, fantasy, horror,
Form: Narrative
Black Powder
I lived in such a pretty home,
A spotless home I kept,
But somehow, from a place unknown,
Through every crack, black powder crept,
However much I swept.

On every...

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Categories: dark, future, horror,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member FINALLY
Finally 

Doctor, it's been 7 months 
The MEDs aren't kicking in

My dreams are getting stronger, 
The blood remains to run code red
It's getting harder and...

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Categories: dark, deep, evil, horror,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member That Was a Human
Allow me to be disgusted at the jest
and your halfway happy surprise at the end result
of the missile timed precisely:

Did he just splatter?

And allow me...

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Categories: horror, abuse, angst, bereavement, corruption,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member For Sale
My Heart
Used
Still beats

My Heart
Low mileage
Over rocky roads

My heart
In vaulted box
Shipping included


No strings attached

...

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Categories: heart, heartbreak, heartbroken, horror,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Blood Red Moon
Blood Red Moon

Deep devouring passions bleed now from this solar eclipse 
As black blood flows from an evil army of “undead” beings 
Whose fangs hideously...

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Categories: horror, dark, evil, fantasy, halloween,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member - A Psychedelic Whistle Plays a Rhythm Into the Darkness -

Entering the dark side of a moonbeam on this evil lens of life,
A gruesome old man recreates a murder time and time again, 
As the...

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Categories: dark, evil, fantasy, horror,
Form: Narrative
Paint A Picture Black and Gray
Pull out the easel
   set the canvas positioned long and slender clean slate.
Sketch the figures huddled and dark bound hostage
   to...

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© DM Babbit  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: horror, africa, art, dark, grief,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member Bell's on the Wind
Bits and pieces
	bits and pieces
shattered ground writhes with the moon
soft the dirt still
	wet and warm
too soon
	too soon
		too soon

torn nails shred the bell cord
tin the sound...

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Categories: horror,
Form: Verse
Premium Member The Haunted House
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...

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Categories: horror, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Grim Reaper Cometh
As All Hallows’ Eve approacheth my thoughts turneth to darkest dread,
Whilst in old age I harboureth a deep fear of seeing this one’s grim head;
Methinks...

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Categories: horror, allegory, dark, evil, fantasy,
Form: Sonnet
The Bell House Tower
We saw a dim light upon top of the Bell House Tower
a scream echoed out and then a dark shadow slipped 
by the light, in...

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Categories: evil, halloween, horror, murder,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Blind Panic
Blind panic

There was a warning came one day
It said disaster’s on its way
An old volcano in the distance
It could erupt in any instance

The molten ash...

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Categories: earth, fear, horror, natural
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Girl From Darfur
I can show you where the brimstone sun has no remorse,
and where devils on horseback, have burned our homes, have pillaged our farms.
A killing spree,...

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Categories: death, holocaust, horror, sad,
Form: Prose Poetry
Moonless Nights over South Sudan
Moonless Nights over South Sudan

heartless Moon, don’t tell me
that you weren’t looking 
when soulless soldiers dragged me
from my mama’s terrified arms
in our village in Rubkona...

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Categories: africa, children, grief, horror,
Form: Free verse
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: horror,
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: horror, dark, evil, fantasy, halloween,
Form: Free verse