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Best The Devil Poems

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


Premium Member Dancing with the Devil
Lost between the borders of heaven and hell,
confusion led to this story, one must tell.
Surrounded by a world full of violence,
I closed my eyes and...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: the devil, angst, introspection, psychological,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member I got a letter from the devil
(Hello, my sweet friend!)

Speaks in unknown tongues 
Nevertheless it will consume
Ask for food, 
A sweet drink 
The hunger and thirst are real
It's pitchfork aims at...

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© SKAT A   Create an image from this poem.
Categories: the devil, anger, anxiety, character, dark,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member The Devil Made Me Do It
It had been a long night, an hour drive just to be with my sister. One must stay in touch with family; it’s the right...

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Categories: the devil, anger, feelings, relationship,
Form: Haibun
Premium Member The Devil Is In This Tale

Her insecurity would not let her see,
I wanted her!
I thought she knew, my heart was opened.
I should've asked.

She walked on a thread, fourteen stories high
to...

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Categories: the devil, heart, heaven, i love
Form: Free verse
Premium Member No Reservation
You Are Not Invited

--Latching onto my soul without an invitation--
Elements around my shore expose more than air
--Playing with fire is not a game you will...

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Categories: the devil, abuse, bullying, deep, evil,
Form: Dramatic Verse



Premium Member Life, To Me

Colors daubed for seasons' scenes
          I sift through life for what it means
   ...

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Categories: the devil, appreciation, friendship, life, love,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member Covetous
Is it a crime
To pry apart rhyme
Stitch lines, unhitched
From native consequence

To warily marry
Unmetered time
By forced remorse
Unrehearsed
In patchwork verse

In my malaise
My daydreams ablaze
I long for eloquence...

...

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Categories: the devil, jealousy, poetry, writing,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Devils Deadly Dime
Devils deadly dime

The sign said no grown-up at the playground.
Tripping on a penny, like a mime!
My hand is in my pocket with the dime I...

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Categories: the devil, abuse, day, irony, judgement,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Winds of Autumn
I called to the winds of autumn
As they wrapped up the dying year;
"Oh stay for a moment and tell me
Of answers I need to hear".

Who...

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Categories: the devil, life, lost, autumn, lost,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member As fields become barren
What has become of me?
Like a madman laughing in the rain,
wandering through fields of barley,
where ghosts whisper my name.

Hesitantly venturing forward,
reluctant to turn back,
loved ones...

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© Silent One  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: the devil, analogy, death,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Walking on Water
I step out of the boat
Wishing to walk on water
Beckoned by the Faithful Son
Whom You sent me Father

But my gaze turns to the ocean 
As...

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Categories: the devil, christian, easter, faith, fear,
Form: Quatrain
Premium Member LOVE at FIRST SIGHT
Love was in the air when he laid eyes on her.
Childhood; elementary and even high school with her.
Walking towards her, he greeted her.
Anxiety spiraled as...

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Categories: the devil, funny, god, high school,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Prayer
One more morning,after one more night,
One more thanks for keeping things right,
One prayer to bed,one as you rise,
Good morning God,thanks for another sun rise,
Prayer is...

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Categories: the devil, faith, religion, uplifting, prayer,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Secret
The Secret
Somewhere someplace not far away a couple lied together.
No talk about the future no talk about forever.
They had lovers of their own their lovers...

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Categories: the devil, betrayal, conflict, confusion, growing
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Party
The Party


Everyone is festive
All the ladies in pretty dresses

Champagne in flutes
Flirts in Armani suits

Waiters and penguins
Serving wine and cheeses

Musicians playing tango delights
Diplomats avoiding land mines...

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Categories: the devil, conflict, poets, society, solitude,
Form: Free verse
Lucifer
"Until an hour before the Devil fell, God thought him beautiful in heaven."

A thousand, million years had fled
then thousand million more,
yet it was still the...

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Categories: the devil, sorrow,
Form: Free verse
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: the devil, dark, dream, evil, faith,
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!
Your...

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Categories: the devil, peoplechildren,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Adam and Eve
Adam, I haven't a care in the world
eating apples or drinking, so absurd

The devil it seems, was his best mate
I laughed when they kicked his...

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Categories: the devil, art, eve, fantasy, funny,
Form: Couplet
Granny Panty Annie, the Tranny
Lemme tell ya' about a
*ding-bat skit-zo 
bee-hotch* tranny
named Annie...

I met her one night 
under disco lights 
up at Candies

She was 
starin' at me
grittin' her teeth
aimin'...

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Categories: the devil, adventure, black african american,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Follow The Bouncing Ball

She dresses the land down
in a virginal bridal gown 
a masterfully cut and sewn chenille 
shines brightly with a fine crystal appeal

Her assistants work quite diligently
to add special...

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Categories: the devil, cheer up, , cute,
Form: Free verse
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: the devil,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Cloud 5
Falling from cloud 10 (a self rejection collaboration) 

King Mandalay!

Poet Destroyer, I want to tell you this 
My heart is not ready to sing
I will...

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Categories: the devil, friendship, heart, lonely, lost
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member The Village Firefighter
Beneath embered brands of burning roof,
The firefighter waits.
His mask is on; he’s donned his gloves, 
Ready to enter the fiery state.
Once again to battle beast,
Whose...

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Categories: the devil, fear, fire, hero, integrity,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Poetry Police # 2
Many (con)-ARTIST are drinking more than the soup
A kidnapping of the mind
Confessions/conspiracy/rounded up in groups
Interrogation on a  prowler /who's words robbed us blind
Corrupting our...

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Categories: the devil, dedicationwords, me, poets,
Form: Free verse