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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.

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caffeine
i don’t know if i never go on second dates because coffee at seven is unreasonable or if i push myself out before i’m able to get hurt. it’s probably because i’m terrified of...Read More
Categories: abuse, anxiety, fear, love,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Submerged
the old sea-pool churns out fun frantic fears flick side to side, limbs flashing, thrashing some are slicing, cutting through elegant submariners chased by water-wake here is one of...Read More
Categories: fear, memory, water,
Form: Verse
If Christ were to return
If Christ in his triumph and glory Decides to unravel a new chapter and story By returning from whence he departed, He shall in stupefaction be started, To find out this wanton era Has indeed, bested Sodom and Gomorrah. He...Read More
Categories: betrayal, fear, heartbroken, sad,
Form: Ballad
Premium Member Drifting Leisurely Inside the Cloud
Ah, drifting leisurely inside the cloud, Watching hot sun’s rays glance across the nose of the winged drone, stealthily slipping proud, I drifted so peacefully through the cloud. Updrafts from silent streams beneath arose lifting...Read More
Categories: fear, feelings, flying, success,
Form: Rondeau Redouble
Premium Member He Exists, Never Doubt It
He exists, never doubt it; how strong is your faith? Was the courage of David an example to be followed? That boy had only a sling and with a stone killed Goliath! Can you hurl a slingshot... when nobody is...Read More
Categories: brother, character, faith, fear,
Form: Lyric



Premium Member Danger
Sheep bleating sundown Wolves lurk furtively in packs Moans of dying voices warn. Shepherd alert now Danger to his frightened flock Brings crude weapons to ready....Read More
Categories: animal, fear, nature,
Form: Sedoka
Premium Member Fear of death
Whilst we wait, are we anxious or sedate, if the matter be say, of life and death? Do we yet, to the bliss current gyrate even as doom approaches us in stealth or is slow and easy, our tranquil...Read More
Categories: death, fear,
Form: Dizain
Premium Member Learn From Your Pain
Pain distress with feeling of unknown, With the ability to learn from or not, It surge throughout the body from top to bottom, Crying for help, what do you learn? This may not be what you want to...Read More
Categories: fear, bible, body, conflict, faith,
Form: Personification
A Cup of Tea
Mum, you make me sad with your eyes Please tell what troubles you I am fine, you imagine things But mum if you are happy, Your eyes should be happy too I am going to make you a...Read More
Categories: cry, depression, fear, heartbroken,
Form: Ballad
Magistra Metus
Fear is a mistress with many suitors Hapless in spirit —beguiling profane (Dreamsleep: February, 2021) ...Read More
Categories: fear,
Form: Free verse
With The light, Comes Hope
As the sun fades behind the horizon Relenting it's hold on the nation, Darkness, with steady steps and might Clutches in and set to fright The gloves that holds my peace, Shattering them, piece, by piece. Laying the mind bare, For a...Read More
Categories: depression, fear,
Form: Rhyme
The Sunken Ship
There once stood a ship explored Sunk at sea but was restored But people were scared And nobody dared When they would say, "all aboard!"...Read More
Categories: anxiety, boat, courage, fear,
Form: Limerick
Lost Hope
Something is lost and I choose not to look for it. But as each day passes I am finding I'm missing it. I can live without it though I merely exist. A tree exists. A bird or a...Read More
Categories: blue, confusion, depression, fear,
Form: Free verse
The Man Who Ate Duck
There once was a man named Buck Who ate a morsel of duck He started to cough Then took a huge quaff Cause his wife forgot to pluck!...Read More
Categories: animal, bird, drink, fear,
Form: Limerick
I am not ready yet
On my way to start a new chapter but I am not ready yet as we drive the tears come harder I am on a train that keeps getting faster Off to university to be in...Read More
Categories: fear,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Fear Poems

Definition | What is Fear in Poetry?