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Best Raven Poems

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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: raven, dark, death, evil, fear,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member To a Raven
Fearless Raven, soaring in
the rich, dark chasm—
that world of shadows, echoes,
cliffs and crags chaotic,
the void of subtle stirrings in
a quintessential midnight—
Make some room for me
on...

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© Carol Mays  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: raven, angst, bird, fantasy, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Raven Speak Not To Me, For A Plague Flees Thy Lips
Raven Speak Not To Me, For A Plague Flees Thy Lips

Sadness came, in clumps of ripping hard, smashing waves
as if morbid thoughts could such sorrows...

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Categories: raven, dark, evil, fantasy, fate,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Raven Dreams
I flew alone in the white winter night
Cold winds and ice deep within my weary fright
In the night my mind in the darkest of dark
Death...

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Categories: raven, angel, beautiful, funeral, grave,
Form: Free verse
Golden Raven
I was on a plantain branch
Cra cra… Cra cra.. Craa..
She put her bangles on a rock
Glimpse of gold, shined my eyes
I took it and flew...

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Categories: bird, raven,
Form: Personification



Premium Member Raven
A
raven,
mystical;
not a bad bird;
good.
...

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Categories: bird, raven,
Form: Haiku
Ghost of the Raven
Sinister scene of a dark September sight;
Hell's horrific harridan, heralding the night.
Tangled and twisted, like taut, twirled twine;
Set upon Satan's wicked, shameful, sordid shrine.

Interred in...

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Categories: raven, conflict, evil, fear, horror,
Form: Rhyme
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: raven, art, dark, evil, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
The Raving
From 2010. Narrator is Robert Gibbs, snooty White House Press Secretary.

Lay, O Lord, a curse on press men, rude and churlish, sad, obsessed men 
Who...

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Categories: hip hop, parody, raven,
Form: Narrative
Forbidden Castle
Crows gather around the mysterious, abandoned castle, 
Its bastions and towers drowning within a mournful silence. 
Ghostly shadows loom within the dungeons and the murder...

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Categories: raven, adventure, conflict, corruption, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Hunt
Form = Free Range Verse

The Hunt

Mans desire to hunt
Testing skills from the beginning of time
I had outfitted myself the day before
With camouflage, and all the...

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Categories: raven, animal, humorous, imagination, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Holly
As she walked across the sand,
receding waves made graffiti
out of the footsteps of a Valkyrie.
An ocean’s city let go of her hand
as we passed under...

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Categories: raven, first love, lost love,
Form: Narrative
Transition to Death - Part I
Visions of a life unseen,
Moments that vanish before thee,
Life progresses and I'm left behind,
Death a transition of life foreseen.

Today you're here,
Tomorrow never seems to be,
Instances...

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Categories: raven, absence, anger, dark, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Edge of Night
 The dark caress of ravens flight
  Graze the tips of distant clouds
 Where moonbeams touch the edge of night
 And mystery slips behind...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: moon, night, raven,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Reapers song
 The midnight moon was full of woe
 As ravens soared within its glow
 Echoes of the reaper's song
 Drift on dark clouds all night...

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© Joseph May  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: moon, raven,
Form: Quatrain
IS IT THE RELIGION TO BE BLAMED NOW
Rape in the city, lifestyle was blamed
Rape of a teenager, clothing was blamed.
And now?

8 year old, simply dressed,
Living in village
No modern lifestyle
Innocent and unaware of...

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Categories: raven, abuse, allah, anger, beautiful,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Gothic Ravens
  
Eerie rusty gates creak for me;
Gothic ravens swarm in surreal glee . . . 

___________________________
April 28, 2019


Poetry/Crystalline/Gothic Ravens
Copyright Protected, ID 19- 1140-194-02
All Rights...

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Categories: gothic, raven,
Form: Crystalline
Premium Member Within Hellish Abyss, Sounds Serpent's Hiss, Part One
Within Hellish Abyss, Sounds Serpent's Hiss

Some tales he admires, considers so great,
in that clear vein, he does not hesitate.
Writing as madman, pen splashing hot ink,
there...

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Categories: raven, art, dark, fantasy, imagination,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Within Hellish Abyss, Sounds Serpent's Hiss, Part Two
Within Hellish Abyss, Sounds Serpent's Hiss,
Part Two 

As Poe'sque verses come demons surround,
night hours break into loud hideous sounds.
With claws and long fangs thirsting for...

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Categories: raven, art, dark, death, evil,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Raven's Bones
Waterlilies brighten black
ripples, reeds, and rocks below.
An even flow, bane and blight
recedes to bare raven’s bones.

A grave of darkness blanches
In austere light on bloodless
banks, but...

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Categories: beauty, death, nature, raven,
Form: Englyn
Premium Member From Wisdom Born, Decades Fighting Fate's Cursed Hand
From Wisdom Born, Decades Fighting Fate's Cursed Hand

In youth, a young lad roars for much needed applause
in old age, wisely remains silent with just cause,
seeing...

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Categories: raven, art, creation, dark, poetry,
Form: Sonnet
7 Ravens
7 Ravens

In a terrible time of famine, war, pest and inquisition,
a master Wicca giving homeless boys a apprentice permission.
They had to maintain a household in...

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Categories: abuse, forgiveness, inspirational, raven,
Form: Ballade
MY MOM
TO MY MOM DADA ZOUWAIRATOU M YAUKI
THE TRUEST HAUSA-FULANI

The iron core of the whole family
She stands with the long rooster
First crow which tears up, praying,...

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Categories: raven, allah, blessing, childhood, culture,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Silken Black Feathers
 silken black raven 

gazes upon whimsical

waxing moon’s shadows

 7/13/2015
...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: moon, raven,
Form: Haiku
Roll on
Lauren Hill slow songs thrill,

they pop like a fast moving pill,

I am flopped on top of a junk food bill,

and running with a skunk who...

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Categories: raven, baptism, beauty, city, eve,
Form: Blank verse