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Best Terror Poems

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When the storm clouds boil around me, 
And the lightning splits the sky--. 
When the howling wind assails me,
And life's sea is rolling high--
When my...

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Categories: terror, devotion, faith, inspirational, life, peace, uplifting,
Form: Lyric

Death of the Poet Destroyer
~The Untold Fatal Attraction Poem~

Mid-morning she sees the sun ahead
Her death flowed in a messaged bottle
Gazing into her brown eyes upon all open sores,
Her conscience...

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Categories: terror, birth, change, conflict, death, eulogy, life,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member My Heart Will Go On
POTD 30th August 2018 

The gently swaying branches of the old oak should elicit calmness
And yet a sense of foreboding permeates the midnight air
Wild imaginings?...

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Categories: terror, grief, heartbreak, lost, romance,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Premium Member In the Sun's Last Glow
On her terrace where she once had viewed a crimson field,
she stands recalling heroes who were battling their foe.
She still can feel the terror! How...

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Categories: terror, heart, lost love, may, red,
Form: Quintain (English)

I saw the bitter tears of unhappiness
Running down your agonizing face,
Ravaged with pain,

And I became a sponge of compassion
To absorb them.

I heard the howling 

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Categories: terror, friendship love, humanity, society,
Form: Free verse

this was me
it began so innocently
we exchanged ideas on poetry
his art, the suffering he endured
he preyed upon my compassion
as he meticulously bided his time...

i felt safe as...

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© Lynn Marie  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: terror, angst, confusion, introspection, life, loss, sad,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Poetry Pillar
When Light needed a body to behold, and color to kiss,
as Darkness dreamnt to die in the dawn of depth,
when Soul lustered to lust for...

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Categories: terror, beauty, creation, desire, love, poetry,
Form: Ode
Threshold of Madness
The cold hand of Winter swiftly approaches
Its icy breath paints frost on my window panes
Nearer my threshold, Death now encroaches  

Blood is slowly chilling...

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: terror, death, fear,
Form: Terzanelle
The wounds of war
Dear Mother, should my footsteps never tread
The pathway which would lead to your embrace,
Know this, though many words were left unsaid,
Your love has pierced the...

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Categories: terror, fear, love, mother, war,
Form: Sonnet
The Battle
The menace of war in the chaos of life
The peril of ocean when tempests are rife;
The danger of jungle where feral beasts hide
The terror that...

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Categories: terror, love, woman, love, time,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Oh Jerusalem

Israel of three thousand years
expulsed at times
enslaved by the Romans
gassed by Europe
persecuted by Saudi-Arabia
murdered by Iran and Iraq
shackled by Egypt
attacked by Jordan
robbed by Syria
sold out...

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Categories: terror, allah, bible, god, gospel, heaven, jewish,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Memories - Episode 1
It is said that eyes are the windows into ones soul
If truth be told they reflect ones innermost feelings
The girl observes her with earnest inquisitive...

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Categories: terror, lost, memory, moving on, mystery, solitude,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Remembered In Thy Full Bloom,Collaboration by Robert J Lindley, Teppo Gren and Michael P Clark
Remembered In Thy Full Bloom 
A Collaboration By,
Robert Lindley, Teppo Gren
and  Michael P Clarke.

Thou art remembered in thy full bloom,
a rose grown within my...

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Categories: terror, art, creation, deep, devotion, love,
Form: Rhyme
An Involuntary Shudder


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Categories: terror, myth,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Doomed To Feel That Bite And Hear Serpent's Wicked Hiss
Doomed To Feel That Bite And Hear Serpent's Wicked Hiss

Beyond mingling of Light, Matter, Human thought
reams of coils within darkest abyss are there caught
denied rays...

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Categories: terror, art, creation, dark, deep, fate, life,
Form: Rhyme
The Anxieties of a Widow
May stretched its legs into grave.
The thunder heralds the rains.
A hut on the bank of Kanoli canal
Is not re-thatched this year.
Her infant’s illness made the...

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Categories: terror, inspirationalrain, rain,
Form: Verse
Premium Member We are the Children
We are the Children

Bombs fall from the sky
The little children wonder why?
The night is mixed with blood and tears
Screams that deafen the little ones ears


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Categories: terror, children, conflict, courage, poems,
Form: Light Verse
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


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Categories: terror, angst, butterfly, conflict, earth, scary,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member Periodical and Rash
elements combine
elements are periodical
periodical books bore
periodical tables
tables made of symbols
tables without plates
plates are round
plates which hold pi
pi is a formula
pi is a tool
tool for a...

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Categories: terror, allegory,
Form: Blitz
Premium Member - The Demons Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror -
The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror

This tale of “The Demon’s Shrill Cry of Dread and Horror”
lives on in the mountain village of Gpeth...

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Categories: terror, dark, dream, evil, fantasy, god, metaphor,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Ancient Shadows Awaken into God's Light
Ancient Shadows Awaken into God’s Light

Underneath the deep seabed the stirring sands of time have passed on.
Ancient shadows continue to haunt all of us from...

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Categories: terror, dark, dream, evil, faith, fantasy, god,
Form: Narrative
The Preacher Man
His narrow eyes, misguided lies
Misguide his narrow plan,
To cleanse the world from demons, he
Was called The Preacher Man.

“I see no proof, I hear no truth!

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Categories: terror, peoplechildren,
Form: Rhyme
Life and Death Across the Sky
   Life and death across the sky
some must live and some
must die
   Broken wings and slivers
   Shredded hopes the

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Categories: terror, death, friendship, imagination, death, death, life,
Form: I do not know?
A Bohemian Maze of True Evil
Once so loyal and always true the gargoyles watch everything now
During their stony slumbers with their careful one-eyed open view,
As evil red-eyed demons rain down...

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Categories: terror, creation, dark, evil, god, heaven, mother
Form: Narrative
You Foolishly Once Thought You Had It Bad: A Collaboration
When tons of doom filled nights fall on your head,
hot embers glow and fires burn unabated,
you recall her last breath and wish you were dead.

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© Lin Lane  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: terror, dream, fear,
Form: Rhyme