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Gothic Poems | Examples of Gothic Poetry

Gothic Poems - Examples of all types of gothic 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 gothic.
Golden Shovel
Who was she ... The one who walks drifting out and in? A haunting beauty, pale, porcelain - like. As solemn as the ever silent night. Partaking of this twilight, cloudless. It's chilling climes, thrilling arms and eyes, glowing starry at blackened skies. From mansion...Read More
Categories: dark, gothic, house, mystery,
Form: Verse

Premium Member The Visitor
Once upon a night so bleak, frozen silent laid the creek -- air of death, pushed, swore and if were fists pounded the frail, wood door; shutters noised, bolting and banging; metal hinges oddly clanging – cupboard glasses adding more tumultuous tang,...Read More
Categories: dark, fantasy, gothic, halloween,
Form: Free verse
absurd moans thus seem a gothic torture chamber bed pleasure machine...Read More
Categories: adventure, analogy, gothic, imagery,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member Swamp
As I watch the rain coming down in measured bursts onto the dark waters of the vast bayou. My mind notes the watery circles and bubbles that trace alligators asleep in the slough. I check my lines...Read More
Categories: adventure, animal, gothic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Powder Keg
To see one is rare but to buy one is obscene. A tall snob. She casts frowns from under her gables. He, the new owner, is in the cellar to clean Dusting and throwing out boxes without labels. Can...Read More
Categories: gothic, halloween, horror, house,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member he whispers
his eyes follow me and he whispers- come my beauty as I stand staring at this old painting of a man his dark eyes are fathomless pools- and I am drawn to him I could love...Read More
Categories: art, gothic,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Vampire
Vladimir shuns sunlight Vampire bat stalks at night Vivid moon shines so bright Vile pointed teeth cause fright Veins on nude neck he’ll bite Virgin’s blood his delight Victim turns ghostly white ...Read More
Categories: dark, gothic,
Form: Pleiades
Premium Member Vampire
Categories: dark, gothic, humor,
Form: Pleiades
Premium Member The Cat
Spies above our eyes Poe lies, no cat so lowly foolish -- a reader of minds no blinds. Snow arriving unlike his paws, no cat to see from where Carl sat – the cat more slick as snow will snap,...Read More
Categories: animal, cat, fantasy, gothic,
Form: Free verse
I held the dark night as my companion Close to my chest My jaw clenched When they let me go I just had my skin and my bones To call home Slowly it would decay, with death It was unsophisticated To scream...Read More
Categories: gothic, absence, anger, birth, death,
Form: Free verse
The shoreless avenue Is the theological dogma, Lingered in the deepest shaft. The prestige of the pure Is the most honest conversation. These shall cover the hunger Of eloquence and austerity. Shell the distracted ground, When it rods beyond The...Read More
Categories: gothic, adventure, creation, faith, fantasy,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member As Saturated Earth Bids Me Adieu
As Saturated Earth Bids Me Adieu As saturated earth bids me adieu Angry moon spat out darken, molded cheese There, prisoner in chains, thinking of you My evil captors doing what they please. Wicked lateral cuts gracing my arms Damn cratered...Read More
Categories: gothic, courage, creation, dark, death,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Valley of Bones II
Barkin’s Antediluvian Manuscript ...Read More
Categories: adventure, death, dream, gothic,
Form: Free verse
Dark Rose
I cut. I cut into my flesh to see the blood pool into Droplets, to feel the sensation of being ALIVE, Instead of the incessant dream-like feeling I Always seem to possess throughout the Duration of my...Read More
Categories: gothic, abuse, anger, anxiety, courage,
Form: Free verse
What's the buzz
Is there anybody out there I can only see my face in the forefront preflection Of the passed, away on vacation until all comes cross Is she really on the page or on the screen...Read More
Categories: gothic, addiction, beautiful, change, creation,
Form: Free verse

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