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Charnel Poems | Examples of Charnel Poetry

Charnel Poems. Below are examples of poems about charnel. This list of poetry about charnel is made of PoetrySoup member poems. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of charnel poetry. This list of works about charnel is a great resource for examples of charnel poems and show how to write poems about charnel. Definitions may be included where appropriate.

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List of Charnel Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
Premium Member Poem Reformation John Hauser Didactic charnel, history, philosophy, psychological, religion,
Premium Member Poem War is a War Crime Terry O'Leary Quatrain charnel, war, world,
what are the roots that clutch Francis Osho I do not know? charnel, allusion,
At the Edge of the Precipice Karam Misra Narrative charnel, dark, fantasy, horror, imagination,
Premium Member Poem The Unknown Gary Bateman Lyric charnel, death, evil, god, heaven,
Premium Member Poem Hard Lessons Before CGI Diane Lefebvre Dramatic Verse charnel, dark, death, sad, scary,
The Face of the Buddha L. J. Carber Free verse charnel, angst, bereavement, betrayal, corruption,
gott mit uns Andrew Foreman Free verse charnel, confusion, life, power,
IF TOMORROW NEVER COMES john chizoba vincent Elegy charnel, anger,
charnel house jack horne Haiku charnel, mystery,

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The Morning of the Hurricanes Part 2
by Terry O'Leary
 Continued from Part 1 

The Beggars ’neath the balustrades,
and broken Children, Chambermaids,
are running wild from wraiths, afraid
	of dreams where death redoubles.
They fritter time with...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, fantasy,

Halloween Rispetto
by jack horne
Spiders spinning webs and broomsticks swooping low,
Wizards, warlocks, trolls and witches casting spells,
Ghosts and spirits float around, no place to go,
Dripping charnel houses, captives’ groans...

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Rispetto | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, holiday, halloween,

What Dreams Are Made Of
by jack horne
The land of sleep, a place where dreams are true,
Is full of goblins, witches, wizards, elves,
With fairies, dragons, giants, unicorns,
Enchanted castles, dungeons, lakes and woods.
From...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, fantasy,

Ossuary
by Nigel Fox
There high on an outcrop of sun bleached rock
A skull and bone house please no feign of shock

Resting a place following the charnel house of...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, allegoryhouse, house,

Land of Graves
by Luke Hughes
Land of Graves

A land of graves makes for quiet neighbors.  
He who blessed or cursed extant thereupon remains 
Shall suffer little disturbance at the...

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Prose Poetry | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, death, funeral, hope, inspirational,

Night Terror.
by Jamie Kehoe
Night Terror.
You need no introduction.
Into my slumber,
With skulking cats eyes.

Now,
You build a charnel house.
Bricks and mortor, sinister.
Laying claim to my dreams.

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I suffered terribly with night...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, sad

Galactic Gothic
by Steve Eng

The Age of Man
Is but a brief, abbreviated span
Of seconds ticking in a moment’s course.
Infinity: the final source
Is like a charnel house, with cypress tree
And...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, time

The Sahara of My Soul
by Steve Eng
I.

The gales of Hell, they gust my soul; 
I shutter up in vain--
Cracked windows of my storm-rent brain,
Shuddering as wind-tides roll.
Rattling rhythms wrack my soul.

The...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, angst

The Sahara of My Soul
by Steve Eng
I.

The gales of Hell, they gust my soul; 
I shutter up in vain--
Cracked windows of my storm-rent brain,
Shuddering as wind-tides roll.
Rattling rhythms wrack my soul.

The...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel,

Angel Judas
by Amy Van de Casteele
There is a presence behind my shoulder
A shadow, moulded of heart-sighs & burnt sugar
Just a phantom perhaps
But the perfume of charnel houses rests heavy on...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, angst, fantasyme, angel, angel,

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That Slow Green Burn
by William Masonis
Fire at the edge of the world.
Eyes deep within the shoreless forest sea,
Witnesses of the most ancient ways
Watch smoke rising from the approaching front
Of treeless,...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, nature, places, political, sad,

Aspirations
by Steve Eng

“Greatness”…the goal of ermined kings,
“Sainthood”…nun and priest,
“Fame”…the troubadour who sings,
“Mankind”…the charnel worms who feast.
...

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Epigram | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, death, introspection, philosophy,

Thousand Dredgers
by Tony Bush
The face that launched a thousand dredgers loomed above,
With tin-foil hair and bucket rusting smile,
Proclaimed with tongue of carbon paper endless love,
Fingers crossed behind her...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, allegory, angst, life, loss,

Beneath The Moon
by Tony Bush
Beneath the moon I held her destiny, 
  Lapped her breath upon my tongue, 
Drank the sweet perfume of ecstasy, 
  Swooned and...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, love, passion, earth, moon,

Hell's Next Door
by Karam Misra
Who says that I should read Dante
To summon up visions of Hell?
The charnel houses of the Holocaust
Are but distant memories of a race
Pinning their memories...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, angst, death, imagination, introspection,

The Nihilist - Two: A Prayer To The Ancients
by Tony Bush
Knee-bones sunk in wet twilight soil,
  Welded hands in pagan prayer,
Stones sacrificial once draped in blood
  And ghosts of what was slaughtered there.
Hear...

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Verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, death, devotion, faith, loss,

Indescribable
by Tony Bush
I have delved into the very heart 
where darkness simmers, love light glimmers 
then explodes in current apocalypse, 
an inferno eclipse of blind pyromania. 
Words,...

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Blank verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, life, love, passion, people,

Les mots, les vers, le pain
by Paul Sylvester
words are not well today; starched
you ate them up like bread
in a box they slowly spoiled; parched
charnel house for the unsavory dead.

they’ve pickled long in...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: charnel, on writing and words,