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Best Suspenseful Poems

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

Premium Member Scary, Suspenseful
I grabbed my keys and stomped to the door.
I wasn’t listening to any more.
Why was he always so calm and RIGHT!!!!
I’d rather be out in...

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Categories: suspenseful, adventure, imagination, husband, car, husband, me,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member scary-suspenseful
The fog comes rolling in
To the added horror of it
My situation with my car
Being broke down and all
And stuck on the side of
An abandoned road

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Categories: suspenseful, adventure, life, me, old, dark, car,
Form: Free verse
Embracing Eternally
I dreamt that you were there,
In a haze, I could see your familiar face
The sun providing a spotlight for our awe-drenched moment

As I drew near,

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Categories: suspenseful, beautiful, beauty, desire, dream, heart, longing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Mind of a Serial Killer VIII
Twilight has come casting a beautiful flicker upon my silver knife
who has taste the women who gave a price and in the end their life


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Categories: suspenseful, dark, desire, horror, imagery, mystery, scary,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member Knowledge is a genie Once let out of the bottle it cant be put back
Profound insight climbing the mountain
The higher you go the more beautiful view 
Opens up wide spread in front of you
You see the world under your...

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Categories: suspenseful, allusion, deep, humanity, philosophy, symbolism, visionary,
Form: Free verse


While the waiting is nearing
The longing doubly suspenseful
Mechanically or tender make it eager of welcome
Perhaps hugging and kissing
Will never dampen homesickness
Everything in the “kubo”...

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Categories: suspenseful, love, longing,
Form: Free verse
Suspenseful, sweet air 
of my lordly cathedral...
hum my faithfulness....

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Categories: suspenseful, devotion, faith, music, peace, places
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Castle or Search for the Light
I see a shiny castle
On a high mountain top
Surrounded by a starry hassle
Of bright dancing stars
With moon hanging on its pillars
In the bed of puffy...

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Categories: suspenseful, spiritual,
Form: ABC
Double Door
Your words—a light to my embroidered sorrow,
Your heart—pumping in me hope for tomorrow
Your strength—an ever-shining, unassuming moon,
Reflecting a sun that shall rise very soon

In daydream...

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Categories: suspenseful, appreciation, beauty, blessing, dedication, heart, joy,
Form: Rhyme
Taste Test
A thought, a nightmare, a dream; and what does it all mean?             ...

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Categories: suspenseful, christian, dream, friendship, peace, prayer,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Mystery
A mystery
is an enigmatically suspenseful adventure
where darkness holds answers
but can only be obtained
if the detective wears courage

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Categories: suspenseful, adventure, analogy, courage, dark, mystery,
Form: Free verse
The Realm of Love
Love is indeed a strange realm....
from the perspective of the inexperienced-
terrorizing, hypnotizing and suspenseful- 
in the thought that the Love many speak of, 
that many...

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Categories: suspenseful, art, deep, dream, emotions, fate, heart,
Form: Free verse
Hurricane Harvey's Fury
     FLOODING EMERGENCY IN HOUSTON.  HURRICANE HARVEY dumping 25 inches rain on Houston and other cities like Rockport, Corpus Christi,...

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Categories: suspenseful, adventure, america, anxiety, appreciation, bible, boat,
Form: Blank verse
Fortune Cookie Maxim Minimizes Apple Macbook Pro Update Process
agonizingly dutifully didst wait
to distract anticipatory anxiety,
(analogous to an expectant father)
while protracted procedure promised
nothing short of a millennium

whereby echoing thru the corridors of time
olly olly...

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Categories: suspenseful, 10th grade, 11th grade, funny, perspective,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Present
Since we met you're the one who has had my attention, the 
dating world is so suspenseful but you made it easier for me to...

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© Corey Ross  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspenseful, lovegod, me, god, me,
Form: Romanticism
My past was spent in self-greed,
keeping all the joys to myself;
many loving hands reached out and touched me,
not to let me delve into loneliness:
did I...

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Categories: suspenseful, forgiveness, friendship, nature, peace, sorrylife, me,
Form: Free verse
Never the Same
The dagger has no name 
Hater knows no shame 
The purge is underway 
Bloody showers rivaling the rain
Terrified frights, rattling the bone 
Come one, come...

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Categories: suspenseful, anger, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
Wishing for the same dream
The worst thing about having depression for so long is that I've come to like it, that at times that I want to reminisce in...

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Categories: suspenseful, depression, feelings, horror, lost love, stress,
Form: Free verse
Guarded Heart
"Grabbing ahold of my feelings with outstretched arms
Clutching it with my fists and throwing them in a cage
Locking away the poison eating me from the...

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Categories: suspenseful, betrayal, confusion, crazy, crush, feelings, freedom,
Form: Free verse
Since we met you're the one who has had my attention 
the dating world is so suspenseful 
but you made it easier for me to...

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© Corey Ross  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: suspenseful, desire, faith,
Form: Lyric
"A Magnificent Madame"
Rare reports about authentic beauty remain filed in a sacred mental safe,

California's most modest brunette was extravagant and brilliant in the sincerest way,

Our introduction was...

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Categories: suspenseful, friendship, lost love, love,
Form: Romanticism
Would you still love me
Would you still love me
If i was a tree
And instead of my leaves being yellow or orange
It was black and lifeless
With leaves that fail to...

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Categories: suspenseful, mental illness,
Form: Free verse
Words flow and go
What? When? Where? and How?
Tell the story as it is given.
Pondering and wondering
Make it exciting, sad or glad
Suspenseful, heartwarming or romantic
Viewers all...

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Categories: suspenseful, on writing and words
Form: Light Verse
Premium Member Great Escape
Great, legendary Harry Houdini

Ruled the roost during his hey day. 

Enthralling the world with magic tricks

And death-defying stunts. He loomed large.

The greatest magician of all...

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Categories: suspenseful, celebrity, imagery, magic, tribute,
Form: Acrostic
A Car Ride To Me
A car ride to me is pulling out from my previous location and driving to an unknown destination 
Leaving wherever I'm going completely up to...

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Categories: suspenseful, car, memory,
Form: I do not know?