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Best Suspense Poems

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


Premium Member The Book Of Her Body
I lift you up, delicately
like a bouquet of flames in pink patient fever,
romantically, I rove your surface with fingertips that tingle,
the texture of your treated...

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Categories: suspense, love,
Form: Ballad



Premium Member Gothic Love Grind
I find you alone
in your favorite room of sorrow and suspense,
the woman I cherish more than victory or divine sense,
long untouched, you stare into a...

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Categories: suspense, gothic, love, passion,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Fate and Destiny
How mischievous those goddesses of fate
That bend our paths toward our destiny
They tempt us, setting traps, with diff'rent bait
Like fools, we complicate simplicity

Each turn we...

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Categories: suspense, destiny, dream, fate,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Rebel in the Library
In the library, at last I am freed
from others’ wishes for what I should read.
Book after book I most gladly peruse
with all these free hours...

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Categories: suspense, books,
Form: Rondeau
Premium Member When It Comes To Me
I often sit for long periods of time
hoping the perfect beginning will come to me.
To write a poem that starts with a pristine Capital
leaving readers...

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Categories: suspense, adventure, celebration, change, identity, passion, poetry,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member For My Children
You’re all in charge of authoring a story
Of love and humor, suspense and glory
You’re writing starts with your very first thought
And doesn’t end til your...

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Categories: suspense, for teens, life, my children, poems,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Eye Power- A Collab with Justin
You possess me with those eyes of pyromania
a tidal wave of temptation thrashing into my need for euphoria
romanticized on appetite for agile reckoning of kiss...

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Categories: suspense, passion,
Form: Epic
Premium Member Will You See Truth Beyond That Dark Stone Fence
Will You See Truth Beyond That Dark Stone Fence

Can you feel true heart in early dawn's light
soft grace and gentle winds in Spring's new flight.
Can...

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Categories: suspense, art, character, deep, integrity, life, light,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member In the Dark of the Strand
Marquees are bright with neon lights, where crowds line up for movie night
Holding hands, we're in 'The Strand'. The velvet carpet guides us in

Popcorn smokes,...

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Categories: suspense, dark, film, history, military, sad, war,
Form: Free verse
Feelings
On better days, On better nights

 before wide blue yonder

 turned into a black widow spider

Have we met , Have we painted a blank canvas

Have...

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Categories: suspense, feelings,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Venus Courts Mars on Valentine's Day
A single red, heart-shaped balloon isn’t enough
So I splurge and buy fourteen adorned by cupid
I tie them to the chair of my beloved “Hot Stuff”
To...

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Categories: suspense, funny, holidaychocolate,
Form: Quatrain
The Haunted House
Steps in -
What din!

Rat squeaks 
Floor creaks

Let loose,
Ghost boos

Blood Pool -
Bats drool!

Strobe lights,
Snake bites

Suspense -
Live Fence!

Zombie -
Crombie*

Cat's eyes -
On mice

Closed space,
Lined face

Blue slime,
Red grime

Skulls stare...

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© Sneha RV  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspense, baby, fun, scary,
Form: Footle
Premium Member LOVING HER WAS ANOTHER
SONNET – LOVING HER WAS ANOTHER

Ill at ease, uneasiness churned my mind,
hesitant suspense to seek awareness
to ease the qualm, face the moment to find
what possessed...

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© Teppo Gren  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspense, betrayal, heartbreak, love hurts, sad love,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member A Nook and a Storybook
What would I give for a book and a nook
I'd forfeit some cash from my pocketbook
Surrender my coat to a hanging wall hook
Then give it...

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Categories: suspense, adventure, appreciation, books,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Smile Of A Thousand Songs
A spirit is what it is,
sharing yet selfish, starving yet sated,
a humble sky that can erupt into a hurricane,
can be an avalanche on the mountain...

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Categories: suspense, love,
Form: Didactic
Premium Member Shine On Me, Sunshine - Poetry Writing 1
Shine on me, Sunshine

Pretty woman where do your secrets lie
Empty arms and stolen dreams
Your stares of cold pale blue
Lavender brazen fire moods

You walk into a...

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© Eve Roper  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspense, friend, write,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member On Maydays Day
I turn to my girl highlighting Mayday is near
A day of spectacle that the whole village views
There's Jesters of folly and Knights without fear
Witnessing lances...

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Categories: suspense, beauty, class, fear, history, love, people,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member The Legacy Of Law - Part One -

Law began by living,
locomotion meeting the rails of electric rainfall,
Consequence coursing through interconnected crossbeams
making all form fruit of the first & final recipe,
one great statute...

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Categories: suspense, adventure, universe,
Form: Epic
Premium Member IMMINENT GRIEF
IMMINENT GRIEF


Something is wrong?
What, not sure yet ...
Tears roll....
Emotions flare,
As they keep changing.

Danger and Doom
Play ping pong
On my time table.

Waiting, watching to see
Who loses this...

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Categories: suspense, deep, grief, sorrow,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Hello, January, We Need To Talk
I've been waiting up late for you,
watching the clock like a featured film.
Suspense waits no longer.
Here you arrive at 12 am
with a firework's bang.
At this...

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Categories: suspense, change, character, forgiveness, hello, january, new
Form: Free verse
Daniel
You loved her with all your being, but then she left you wounded
Now you look at life without seeing, you feel your world has ended.

Young...

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© KP Nunez  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspense, betrayal, lost love, love, moving on,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member My Solitude - A Nook And A Storybook
My Solitude ~ A Nook And A Storybook


A break at last, sweet solitude
   to now find comfort in my nook
   ...

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Categories: suspense, books, happy, peace,
Form: Quatrain
Dead Spiders Weave
“It’s a terrible love 
And I’m walking with spiders…
It’s a terrible love and I’m walking in
Its quiet company…”-Birdy

Three long claws enclosed around a lone beating...

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Categories: suspense, analogy, creation, devotion, grief, insect, introspection,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A Scary Movie
The kind of film most women love to see
is all about romance, thus women pick
a type of show that paints the fantasy 
of love sublime,...

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Categories: suspense, film,
Form: Sonnet
Welcome 2017 Embarkation
                        ...

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© lg ds  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspense, new year,
Form: Shape