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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.
Study in Kafkaesque
I slowly come to as light creeps across the floor and dissolves what I thought had fallen through the torn sides of a dream. Nothing is there but the scuff marks left by fleeing ghosts. Unalterable facts assemble and lock shut...Read More
Categories: anxiety, fear,
Form: Free verse

Sonnet New Series 2 Dolcezza II
Dolcezza II So have I loved, my heart is nearly broke, The ordinary world hath lost its scope. The seeded garden briars and weeds do choke, To hold your hand in mine, my only hope. You've sown my heart with...Read More
Categories: angst, fear, love,
Form: Sonnet
The other one comes
You give it some kudos, like it does something good? You say that I’m boring, like I’m made of wood. You laugh at my reason, you smirk at my way. Because I don’t feel your passion, because I...Read More
Categories: fear, absence, abuse, addiction, change,
Form: Free verse
Life-road is Rough and Tough
Life is full of confusion Without proper solution Mind is unable to cope And there is no hope Everywhere lies one hurdle Remaining as a tough riddle Troubles from every direction Giving total dissatisfaction Too many problems turn in I do not know how...Read More
Categories: anxiety, conflict, fear,
Form: Couplet
Premium Member A Truce Hovers in the Air
An uneasy truce hovers in the air combatants tense, no soldier dares to catch a minute's sleep the price of that, far too steep ...Read More
Categories: fear, soldier, time, war,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member Reliving My Youth
I oft find myself reliving my youth uncovering uncomfortable truths about all of my foibles and most of my sins O, Lord! What condition my poor...Read More
Categories: adventure, dream, fear, truth,
Form: Couplet
Close Your Eyes And Dream
Close your eyes and dream, Deep in a slumber, In solitude, Peace and quiet,it's bitter and sweet, Close your eyes and dream, Forget about all the day's work, Cool breeze,lay on the grass, In the night under the stars, Close your eyes and...Read More
Categories: anxiety, confidence, fear, freedom,
Form: Couplet
Fear is my friend And that's why fear is not in me I was introduced into fear at an early age And that if I allow it to consume me It would be a never-ending cage Feeling...Read More
Categories: abuse, america, england, fear,
Form: Free verse
Nigerian changes money
While walking around like Satan I met today’s Weaker Nathan And was set to accuse the brethren Then not in church with his children… Because of the feared dead line For end of old currency, Now in banks yielding a scared...Read More
Categories: corruption, fear, money, religion,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Scream Dreams
Have you ever experienced a scream dream In which you are terrifyingly scared You attempt to scream in the dream Yet no noise is released just air! As you lay asleep in the real world You are making strange...Read More
Categories: dream, fear,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Do Hearts Beat Faster
Do hearts beat faster as I approach Do pulses rise as I draw near Their former teacher, whom once they feared Do they yet tremble ~...Read More
Categories: fear, heart, love, student,
Form: Rhyme
Battle Storm
We tried to hide and could have died. But we only heard the faint cry Of the wind whistling aloud As the devastation passes by. From the darkness, we heard cries, weeping voices of the night storm Crashing through...Read More
Categories: fear, anxiety, cry, death of
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Watch that thought ego begot
poisoned pawn temptation look again fears bemuse desires spike fearsome storm mindful eye tranquil heart is immune 28-January-2023 Tricube...Read More
Categories: desire, fear, spiritual,
Form: Other
Premium Member Inhibitions
O, an island paradise sounds tempting basking in the sun's rays dipping our toes in the ocean sipping...Read More
Categories: celebration, fear, vacation,
Form: Free verse
post traumatic stress disorder
the awakening again night sweats wet sheet a cold damp room filled with gloom screams wails sighs distant cries the war on the mind has began all over again passing through enemy territory life exploding...Read More
Categories: fear, anxiety, beautiful, caregiving, emotions,
Form: Carpe Diem

Specific Types of Fear Poems

Definition | What is Fear in Poetry?