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Best Murder Poems

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Premium Member Murder in Randolph County
 (Spenserian Sonnet) 

A flagrant man is Robert Brown, a swine;
his eyes glow red like ember coals of fire.
Will fate be kind or bring him...

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© Cona Adams  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: murder,
Form: Sonnet



Your Judas Like Tan
""Child's Play""

You go down like rain,
A wishing star in disguise, 
You scream bloody murder 
-the perfect two face disgrace
Your lips forever stain and reside with...

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Categories: murder, betrayal, change, conflict, daughter, deep, depression,
Form: Dramatic monologue
PINK LACE
**Every pace change --is the voices of poets sharing his/her Ribbon** 

"PINK LADIES"  
  
The phone rings, 
The clock dings,

I scream, scream, and...

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Categories: murder, anger, bullying, cancer, death of a
Form: Dramatic monologue
Cocaine Is Her Name
COCAINE Is Her Name  ( Addiction )

COCAINE is her name. They call her COKE for short.
She came into this Country, without a Passport.
Since then...

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Categories: murder, addiction,
Form: Free 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: murder, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, metaphor, myth,
Form: Narrative



Premium Member Human Being
You are a human being they told me, something you should treasure
But isn't a human being the only animal who kills for pleasure?
Man's inhumanity to...

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Categories: murder, confusion, social,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Why oh Why Seren Roberts and Tim Smith
Why oh Why

A Collaboration between Seren Roberts, Tim Smith and Arthur Vaso

Poem inspired by Seren Roberts

Each poem written from a different view
The Murderer
The Murdered
The Mannequins...

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Categories: art, death, funeral, jealousy, love, murder,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Stalker's Love Poem
They say I’m crazy, but I can’t forget
how she smiled at me when our eyes first met.
To see her, to hear her - each day...

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Categories: murder, love hurts,
Form: Kyrielle
Premium Member A Big Fat NA Morning
Well I wrote some lines, took a long, long time,
Got the metre right, polished up my rhyme,
Used some simile, used some metaphor, 
Used some words...

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Categories: fun, funny, humor, humorous, murder, poems,
Form: Rhyme
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, murder, sick,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Characterization
Our two party system isn’t working
Plastic figures, disaster lurking
Conservative or liberal isn’t the call
It’s the ultra rich against us all
For the people is what it’s...

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Categories: murder, political
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Love In The Trenches


Now this is my definition of love
It's much like wrestling in the mud
You get down and dirty
And say things quite flirty
Then it all comes together...

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Categories: murder, hilarious,
Form: Narrative
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: murder, dark, evil, fantasy, horror, metaphor, myth,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member I Confess, I Am Guilty
My parents said I could not keep the black, stray cat.
They explained our canary would not survive that.

Parents out, a sitter, and my four-year-old mind
Let...

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Categories: murder, animal, childhood, confusion,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Animal Groups
A Murder of Crows
A Shadow of Jaguars
A Flamboyance of Flamingos
A Mess of Iguanas
A Congregation of Alligators
A Crash of Rhinos
A Band of Gorillas
A Thunder of Hippos
A...

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Categories: murder, animal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Cry
Mongrels gyrating on the edge of town
This it now- its going down
The chant electric, the doomsday count
It matters not that no one speaks a word
We...

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Categories: murder, angst, anti bullying, anxiety, graduation, holocaust,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Dark Rainstorm
The chaotic cadence of falling rain
begins striking the pavement in evening's hours.
Up on the roof I hear the steady gain

of drops as sprinkling now becomes...

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Categories: murder, dark, imagery, rain,
Form: Ottava rima
Premium Member The Lechers of Letchworth
Leaves fall around me as I hike this rocky trail, a symphony of color and delight.  Autumn has always been my favorite time of...

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Categories: murder, judgement,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member GOD SEES THE COURAGEOUS AT WORK
Strangers are attacking me; 
ruthless men seek my life—
men without regard for God.  Selah

Psalm 54:3

GOD SEES THE COURAGEOUS AT WORK

Wild-eyed disregard for God —
The...

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Categories: abortion, christian, dark, murder, violence,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Apple Doesn't Fall Far From the Tree
You can see him now, dirty as a horse
that slipped in the mud, planting petunias
with that infamous shamrock thumb

(Irish from his Pop   ...

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Categories: murder, adventure, crazy, cute love, fun, garden,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Beautiful Disaster
Beautiful Disaster

There she is
Silhouette in the night
Lights glimmer, as fame simmers
She is all of my desires
She is all of my fires

Here I am wet
Flooded with...

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Categories: analogy, art, gothic, murder, music, passion,
Form: Verse
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, mystery, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Empty Prisons
They kill a body and to prison go
Behind the bars with time they have to pay
A life that’s deadened with a life exchanged
So law and...

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Categories: murder,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member My Tell-Tale Heart- Twist on Poe
It wasn’t that I’d done you wrong
I'd welcomed you into my heart’s home
I'd cherished you
and I had fed you 
I'd protected you
I had let you...

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Categories: betrayal, love, murder,
Form: Narrative
Slaughtered Innocence


The hideous and the humble
Blood peppers falling snow
As world hurtles to the tipping point
Life chokes on ignited air
Wrenching love from hungry mouths
Stars fall without sound
Some...

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Categories: bullying, dark, depression, grief, murder, poverty,
Form: Free verse