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Best Scary Poems

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


Premium Member Broken
~Suicidal Night~

I sit alone in the dark
In the dark I sit alone
Nobody sees me
I see nobody

Flowers, above
My eyes have darkened to a color never seen...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: scary, absence, death, emo, emotions, sorrow,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member The Grake - For Dr Seuss Contest


On a warm summer’s day, in the month of July, 
in a town that’s as small as a grasshopper’s thigh,   
walked a girl...

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Categories: scary, anti bullying, bullying, courage,
Form: Rhyme
Midnight In The Library
Around midnight, in the library I found myself drawn,
to these shelves haunted still by Poe, Stevenson and King,
as a rare, late October storm brews beyond...

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Categories: books, night, october, repetition, scary, storm,
Form: Pantoum
Premium Member MARY IN THE DAIRY
A curvaceous lady named Mary
Just loved having sex in the dairy
When smothered with whipped cream
Her beau would lick her clean…
His Calorie intake was scary!!!

14th June...

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Categories: scary, farm, humorous, sexy,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member SILHOUETTE OF THE NIGHT
Witching hour is upon us 
Dusky clouds, falling, swirling
Obscuring the crescent moon
Skeleton fingered branches
Beckoning me in the wind 
As I creep past the grave stones
To...

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Categories: dark, scary,
Form: 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, surreal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Wonderfull William
I recognized you in an old photo
taken long before I knew you
You were among the ancient ones
The ones on whom you depended
You were brother, son,...

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Categories: scary, birthday, celebration,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Finding BigFoot
For BigFoot I searched everywhere.
In all the Northwest, he’s not there!
Then I thought I might know
where a BigFoot might go . . .
so I went...

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Categories: scary, funny love,
Form: Limerick
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: scary, dark, evil, fantasy, halloween, horror, myth,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Food for thought - with Chris Green
Lyrics start 0.05 - timed to the music

Pack your bags dear, there’s a Croc near
And he’s creeping, through the night
With his eye on - on...

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Categories: food, health, scary,
Form: Lyric
Premium Member - When The Demons Blossom -

My thoughts whirring
When life freezes the blood

Actions that burn in hell
A fire that burns forever

Terror -  their empire of hate
Fearless, they control our destiny

Terrible...

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Categories: angst, butterfly, conflict, earth, scary,
Form: Couplet
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: scary, creation, cry, dark, death, magic, night,
Form: Rhyme
Necromancer (The Haunting Continues...)
In the cemetery I walk, so dark it is this night.
 Hoping that the Ghouls won't start to bite.
I feel the tug of the dead,...

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Categories: scary, death, fantasy, imaginationdark, dark, power,
Form: Heroic Couplets
Premium Member DEATH MY PAL




Death,
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: scary, death, fear, life,
Form: Dramatic monologue
Premium Member Crazy Thoughts No 1
Why do they call it 'tourist season'
If you're not allowed to shoot 'em
Seems like a great opportunity
To end the over crowding problem

If a house fly...

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Categories: scary, funny, silly,
Form: Quatrain
The Puppet
Slowly the curtains parted a head peeps out
Dressed as a small child so lifelike

Can see the strings working the arms
In a disjointed fashion
But the eyes.....
the...

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Categories: scary, imagination, drug,
Form: Verse
Premium Member FANCY STRESS - COLLABORATION WITH THE AMAZING NINA PARMENTER
There’s a party tonight so I bouffe up my hair
Pamper and powder my sweet derrière,
Arrive at the door, all done up to impress.....
Oh man, I...

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Categories: scary, celebration, clothes, humorous,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member In Sandalwood Dreams
Turned and tossed like toys
Riding the mighty waves
Their master does what he wilt
To them his humble slaves

Rudely he flings their boats asunder
But calm can be...

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Categories: boat, fishing, ocean, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Life Lessons From 'The Notebook'
Try not to be too shy to tell someone how you really feel, 
      be adventurous and always try new...

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© Lu Loo  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: scary, inspirational, life, love,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Eaten By The World
I tried to eat the world
but it caused me stomach pains
The bones of the lost 
are all that remains
It was flavored with deceit
with a coating...

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Categories: angst, anxiety, creation, scary, truth,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member 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 the road...

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Categories: horror, scary,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Little Puff Puff and the Magic Castle- Part 2
Thus we follow little Puff Puff brave and true,
For the Castle of Magic was within her view…
She will journey far under the skies of blue,
When...

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Categories: scary, 1st grade, character, children,
Form: Rhyme
Around the Corner
As I walk downtown I see an alley 
Where a black cat sat staring up at me,
The sound of her purring was so soothing 
Lulled...

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Categories: cat, halloween, october, scary,
Form: Iambic Pentameter
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 The Samoan Bash
I was working in the Capitol late one night 
When my eyes beheld an eerie sight
Nancy Pelosi began to rise
And suddenly to my surprise
She did...

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Categories: scary,
Form: Rhyme