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Best Scare Poems

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

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: scare, dark, death, evil, fear, grief, horror,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member HALLOWEEN FUN

Carving the pumpkin, oh such fun
How they danced when dad was done

Twisted mouth with large, black eyes
To scare the kids, then pumpkin pies

Hear those...

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Categories: scare, halloween,
Form: Free verse
Before the Rain is Gone
She kept it all inside her
and never spoke a word,
though her thoughts flew and darted
like a trapped and frantic bird.

Inside her was a garden
that was...

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Categories: scare, fantasy, imagination, naturerain, blue, sea, blue,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Shades of Poe , Speaketh
Shades of Poe , Speaketh

Shades of Poe oft run in my veins
dark, dirty little splashing stains
No Raven stirs my battered heart
nor any signs on my...

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Categories: scare, creation, cry, dark, death, magic, night,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member DEATH MY PAL

An old friend, as old as life,
We met soon after my birth 
He liked to play games with me 
“Be ready” he said “I am...

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Categories: scare, death, fear, life,
Form: Dramatic monologue
A pint size spit fire that you are.
A wreckless goth chic with a permanent scare.
She fought all the girls and half the guys.
broke more than...

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Categories: scare, friendship, funny
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Gentle Breeze

It begins with a gentle breeze
rustling the leaves with its touch.
Scurrying through the tops of trees
it begins with a gentle breeze.
Not enough to discourage bees

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Categories: scare, hyperbole, imagery, imagination, nature, wind,
Form: Triolet

Premium Member - The living and the dead -

Halloween is a time to let the imagination run wild 
Halloween is a holiday shrouded in darkness 
linked to the supernatural and known for inspiring...

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Categories: scare, halloween, history,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Bury Me In My Jeans
"I've rode the range now fer nigh on sixty years,
Brandin' dogies and ropin' them wily Hereford steers.
When I come to the end of the trail,...

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Categories: scare, me, old,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Ugly Beauty Queen
Your ass is slightly enlarged
Your hips are somewhat wide
You have wrinkles all over your thighs
You eyes they droop 
Crows feet shoot me dead
With your dreary...

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Categories: scare, angel, beauty, love, poets,
Form: Free verse
Love List
     By Dane Smith-Johnsen

Love approaches and does not scare.
Love bears and does not let go.
Love cares and does not shrink.
Love declares...

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Categories: scare, love
Form: ABC
Premium Member Breathes
Some lives are like a stone quickly skipping over the ponds top, forever tossed.
My life is below the surface trying to reach upward with each...

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Categories: scare, adventure, art, happiness, imagination, introspection, life,
Form: Couplet
Birth of Spring
Winter finally exhales its last frozen breath
as I inhale victory over our duel with death.
Slowly, the snow melts from its deep drifts,
as we cross life's...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: scare, baby, spring,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member One Dismal Night
One dismal night in Autumn’s chill  
With thunder, deafening and shrill --
I, in my chamber, dark and damp
Lay restlessly near flick’ring lamp  

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Categories: scare, psychological,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Manchester attack
Yet another incident has happened today
When will these terrorists go away
Manchester this time at a concert
Some taken to early some really hurt

Thier war now affecting...

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Categories: scare, child, conflict, together, tribute,
Form: Free verse
Why is it poetry, is a like dirty word and talked of in undertones?
It’s like a naughty postcard, more flesh than there are bones.
Poets tend...

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Categories: scare, confusion, funny, art, art, poems, poets,
Form: Quatrain
The Christian I am not
I have been a Christian  for many years,
Hiding behind the mad poet has drenched me with tears
For I am a sinner the chief of...

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Categories: scare, faith, forgiveness, hope, life, religion, sadgod,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Reach

You have no poetry in your heart
No appreciation for art
You were born looking backwards 
from the start
Even tiny whispers
tear you apart

You blow to and fro

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Categories: scare, angst, betrayal, caregiving, emotions,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Sisters Three
Writers of the dark
Sisters they are three
Tales of darkened horror
To scare the light from thee
Vampires of the night
Haunting the living souls
To lure them from...

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Categories: scare, fantasy
Form: Rhyme
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: scare, dark, evil, fantasy, fate, night, pain,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Heloise on Abelard
These barren walls
Keep me chaste
Vows of silence
Diminish nothing of wanton passions of the past
Days in silence, looking upwards to God
Thoughts linger, to where true love...

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Categories: scare, beauty, history, love, me, philosophy,
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member - SEEING BEAUTY -

      Why have all a beauty ideal
      Every day we make aesthetic judgments of each...

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Categories: scare, people,
Form: Blank verse
Premium Member Cereal Killer
Cereal Killer

The story of his life
a made for TV thriller.
Title in blood red
life of a cereal killer.

He don’t want no fried eggs
or peanut butter toast.

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Categories: scare, addiction, crazy, fantasy, funny, imagery, silly,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Pass Over the Nian
Gung Hay Fat Choy, black and white it seems
Oh, it is nothing but Happy New year in Chinese
Call it Lantern festival, pleasant spring festival
Celebrations of...

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Categories: scare, celebration, new year,
Form: Free verse
Winnie Witch loves this time of year
Halloween time is drawing near
In her pink underwear
She’ll give you quite a scare
Then she’ll hastily disappear!

Away on her broomstick...

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Categories: scare, flying, fun, halloween,
Form: Limerick