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Best Horrors Poems

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


Premium Member Achilles, The Journey To Troy, Part Two
Achilles, The Journey To Troy, 
(Part Two) of (Part One-titled, Achilles, His Heart and Soul Were Mortal)

Achilles, The Journey To Troy

Woe! wretched horrors Olympic gods...

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Categories: horrors, art, death, hero, literature, mythology, tribute,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Slavery in Haiti
Haiti, the home of voodoo practices
Seventeenth Century Spain cedes to France
Catholic Spaniards trembled when they saw
“Dead” men revived to wander in trances

A vile poison can...

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Categories: horrors, history, socialgod, men, night, god, men,
Form: Quatrain
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: horrors, art, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, raven,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Our Blindness, Chalked Up To Just Be Fate
In Our Blindness, Chalked Up To Just Be Fate

Life, its complexity truly astounds
astounds this old soul so sadly earthbound
earthbound but not without imagined flight
flight into...

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Categories: horrors, appreciation, art, conflict, corruption, evil, meaningful,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Reflecting on Police Brutality
It was the spring of ‘74 when my student peers and I
were on the tail end of a group excursion  
through southern Spain, across...

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Categories: horrors, violence, prejudice,
Form: Prose



Premium Member A Lady in Red
Yesterdays love
Buries me in memories
I long for times
When a kiss was truly an exotic marvel
I hug the sorrows of treasured losses
I, a man weep, silently...

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Categories: horrors, beauty, heart, life, love,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member The Bridge
I walk towards you,
as you stand waiting at the center of the bridge.

Beneath my feet, aged timbers span the churning river below.
With each step I...

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Categories: horrors, adventure, child, growing up, river,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Rail Ties That Bind
A little girl
She comes to a land of ghosts
Almost empty streets
She wonders
Where are all the people
No one here looks like her
Within her heart
Emotions stir

It is...

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Categories: horrors, care, death, dedication,
Form: Rhyme
I Only Understand Now
We talked at length
The hours we passed
The life you lived
Oh the horrors 
So many men's live snuffed
Oh Arizona, a dedication
Whose souls be at rest
Amidst oily...

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Categories: horrors, death, father, introspection, love, hero,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member A "Hopeless" Diamond (in the Rough)
French trader Tavernier in a greed-inspired way
Glared at an idol of a temple in Mandalay
Prying a gem from its eye socket, a curse prevailed
Tavernier died...

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Categories: horrors, history, mysterylost, hope, lost,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member 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: horrors, africa, art, dark, grief, horror, humanity,
Form: Imagism
Burning Candle
                    I
    ...

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Categories: horrors, encouraging,
Form: Concrete
Premium Member Forgetmenot
In sweet summer aroma these eyes burn hungry 
as feelings fall down from the branches baptised beautiful 

Forget not me in every waking dream memory...

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Categories: horrors, angel, beauty, dark, deep, dream, flower,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Torment
You've seen beyond the dark
You've lived behind the light
What is it?

To you the truth is lies
To you life is a crime

Your lies make you survive
Your...

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Categories: horrors, absence, abuse, addiction, adventure, anxiety, lost,
Form: Dramatic Verse
The Sad Tragic Tale of Dennis Lloyd Martin
His parents' worst nightmare that left them disheartened
is the sad tragic tale of Dennis Lloyd Martin

On a family outing at Cades Cove park
Dennis, his brother...

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Categories: horrors, dark, death, mystery, scary,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Return To Flanders Fields

My brittle bones are like this fence, so built,

               On throes...

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Categories: horrors, history, loss, war,
Form: Rhyme
Death, My Dear Friend
Those who say that Death is vile,
Know Him not like I do.
He mends my heart that once was two,
And triggers satiety with His smile.

He whisks...

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Categories: horrors, death,
Form: Free verse
Cenote
Glimpse an empire in sweated palm burdened with pain centuries old; 
Horrors and stalagmites hang in beautiful tragedy Gods have told:
Within soil surrounding bluest calm,...

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Categories: horrors, loss, nature, time
Form: Sijo
Premium Member Words For Those With No Voice
Words For Those With No Voice

For every pair of shoes
All the burnt bones and woes
In the millions, in the mud
All died alone

Starving of food and...

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Categories: horrors, allah, death, evil, holocaust, obituary,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blanket of prayers
I may not believe in war
Yet I still believe in you
I am one of the many
You are one of the few

You are standing in harms...

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Categories: horrors, appreciation, emotions, war,
Form: Quatrain
In a Dark, Dark Room
I lay on my pillow in a dark, dark room
Staring out the window from my bed
The moon looks like Camembert floating in the sky
And I’m...

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Categories: horrors, adventure, child, children, fantasy, halloween, kid,
Form: Rhyme
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: horrors, art, bereavement, imagery, introspection, lost, philosophy,
Form: Light Verse
Freedom Struggle: India
What do you know,
About the rule of British?
It is not a rule
For Indian`s to cherish!

It started decades ago,
They began with trade
And then slowly,
They began to...

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Categories: horrors, appreciation, august,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Tears We All Share
The father who loses a son
The lover left all but alone

The child who loses a dog
The clown who loses his nose

The day grandpa fades into...

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Categories: horrors, bereavement, deep, sad, sorrow,
Form: Light Verse
Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 14
Despite his impatience to show me his hell,
He waited for me in my rest, 
Lying upon the ground, I awoke in prayer,
Thanking God above and...

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Categories: horrors, adventure, anxiety, conflict, courage, dark, holocaust,
Form: Epic