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Fear Poems | Examples of Fear Poetry

Fear Poems - Examples of all types of fear poetry to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets on PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous poem examples for fear.
Light Up My Life
A light shines brighter than the northern star The brightness illuminates my heart No longer do I feel darkness My perspective is shifted to mirror ambition With my new outfit, I embark on my journey Lost within...Read More
Categories: beautiful, fear, love, peace,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member My Take on the Mixed Poetry Contest
If you could look into your future and choose one day to see what would happen, what day would that be and why... I pick tomorrow. I wake up, have my coffee, sugar, and cream, then read...Read More
Categories: fear, allusion, analogy, anxiety, appreciation,
Form: Free verse
El Diablo
Speak of the devil he will appear Trailing your thoughts relining your fears Tail of the dragon wages of sin Your ninth life in ashes — fire within (Dreamsleep: February, 2024) ...Read More
Categories: dark, fate, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Threating Skies
dark clouds brewing rolling thunder, lightning strikes calm before the storm ...Read More
Categories: creation, dark, fear, nature,
Form: Haiku
All fears they could have planted they did fear to die fear to live fear to lose fear to win fear of others fear of me... Jessica...Read More
Categories: fear,
Form: Rhyme

In Sickness
When you were in the hospital, dear My heart was filled with a dreadful fear. I begged God to spare your pretty life And went home with worry for my wife. The strain on both my body and mind Was...Read More
Categories: care, emotions, fear, god,
Form: Couplet
Gianna's Image
Oh, Gianna stella piu' splendente del mattino, di questo immenso e misterioso sogno, fatti rapire dal suo fascino malizioso; assaggia la sua magia, tutto e' cosi' sereno! Oh, Gianna shiniest star of all stars, of this endless and mysterious dream: don't...Read More
Categories: conflict, desire, fear, feelings,
Form: Lyric
La Unwindin’ Mind ove Mine
Took a breath Of your death Upon my tongue… Burnt a lung… In the process Of my hopeless state I’m making progress As of late, as of late So young and awkwardly long I can’t believe I don’t belong So wrong, it feels right all...Read More
Categories: fear, conflict, courage, emotions, encouraging,
Form: Lyric
Raw are these words that grace my pages, I've learnt to live with my troubles through out the ages My body's is free, but my mind is locked up in cages. My whole being is dead on...Read More
Categories: anger, anxiety, depression, fear,
Form: Free verse
Echoes of the Unseen Path
In the quiet of the night, I roam alone, A solitary traveler, far from my own. Solitude's echoes, a song all my own, In this undiscovered realm, I am alone. No trace left behind on the path I tread, No...Read More
Categories: anxiety, deep, fear, feelings,
Form: Free verse
I hate your glowing window
I hate your glowing window on the damned hill like one of the fiery boiler in hell, before which stretches out dark meadow with abandoned wells, with a something like a mill on the horizon. You're my halfway mistake, you're poison. Like...Read More
Categories: evil, fear, hate,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Needle In The Eye And other Fun Things
I disclose that I Have regular appointments For a needle in my eye A thing I dread And I'm afraid of most Is when I see that Javelin Getting close It hurts so much I want to die And like a little girl I...Read More
Categories: anxiety, cry, fear, fun,
Form: Free verse
A Trapped Angel
You are a sneaky sly fox Trapping me inside a box Of lies I do not deserve What ever gave you the nerve To treat me with such creulty When did I become the Punching bag for your aggression You need to...Read More
Categories: angel, anger, emotions, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Courageous Living
Courage is not the absence of fear but acting for good in the midst if it these words are so very true which are so meaningful fit Fear doesn't need to be so bad Real-living courage is really good it overcomes...Read More
Categories: courage, fear, life,
Form: Rhyme
The Rest of Goldilocks
Goldilocks was found lying in bed at a house she broke into they say she jumped out the window- her fear of the bears was so great but I know Goldilocks- she was my best friend in middle school and...Read More
Categories: fear, animal, best friend, fantasy,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Fear Poems

Definition | What is Fear in Poetry?