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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.

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Sorceress Supreme
It so happened some years ago, a story of the past it seems, the room was wide and huge, absorbing the echoes of her screams. Her tale is told in those corridors still, where she roams, almost as if free, the...Read More
Categories: gothic, abuse, angst, anxiety, gospel,
Form: Ballad

Premium Member Light Wings and Gossamer Black
"Light Wings and Gossamer Black" tears of all the lost years ghosts' pearls falling softly gossamer black caressing your sad heart’s crimson its bleeding broken beautiful cracks a small heaven winks back some of your light wings the other...Read More
Categories: dark, gothic, romance,
Form: Romanticism
Follow your heart, YOLO Let hope be your Capella, no FOMO When life throws lemons, which it sometimes certainly will, IMHO Make lemonades out of it, stay positive, ?remember 3.1.3 Keep trying, put up a fight, when it gets...Read More
Categories: art, blessing, gothic, humor,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Of The Night
maligned sacred bats hunters witching hour pests reaped royalty nature ...Read More
Categories: gothic, 7th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Haiku
Premium Member An Enigma
My imagination is like a camera. It captures the best moments of time. But those images present an enigma. On scribbled letters hopes are enshrined. The intense happiness you posses remains an enigma for the outside world. Hoping to reserve...Read More
Categories: deep, gothic, heart, memory,
Form: Sonnet

Premium Member Ebony Beauty
Bereavement is of an ebony beauty, blush rose lips beneath her black lace veil, embracing us in hush, present through the ages, gently mourning in our tears....Read More
Categories: gothic, 7th grade, 8th grade,
Form: Free verse
La FEE VERTE One of those muggy summer evenings in New Orleans– the heat, my god, the heat! The air almost stifling– humidity so high the damp clung to your shoulders and you felt you were...Read More
Categories: gothic, angst, appreciation, character, culture,
Form: Prose Poetry
New Mirror
New Mirror The heavy metal guy looked perfect With his long black girl like hair With his round black John Lennon shades With his black SpecFor combat trousers With his black Doc Martin boots With his phone’s black metal...Read More
Categories: art, dark, gothic,
Form: Blank verse
The Eye
Not an Alien Or any human being Evil has one eye...Read More
Categories: dark, evil, gothic, horror,
Form: Haiku
The Taken
Here in this broken place. I've spilled the blood of others. I've tasted pain on my lips. I've touched the cracked hearts. The thunder that rolls over my head, has awakened the ones longed dead, but what could I do to...Read More
Categories: dark, death, fear, gothic,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Blood Red
Blood Red Night Darkness devours the light. All those who said they'd fight now cower before the Blood moons might. Dreamless slumber. Nightmares, millions in number. Insanity creeps, while no one sleeps. Shadows rise and Magick in infinite supplies, So...Read More
Categories: anger, dark, evil, gothic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Ghost Jack
From the house of the dead sprung a ghost cloaked in red and a tall hat in black with a name on it, Jack... I screamed loud at Ghost Jack. It was too late to backtrack! I shouldn't have gone near the...Read More
Categories: gothic,
Form: Narrative
Margoux T
Margoux T. By Feo. The world is so different with out the fog A compliment is self inflicted The cobble hill phantom has gone missing Ultra has vanished The snow is now marble The bishops cannot defend...Read More
Categories: gothic, crazy, creation, depression, emotions,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Ghost
From the house of the dead There comes such a dread Fear fills my heart’s plans Filling up my empty hands With inklings of the ghost Who gives off the most Feeling of weary alarm Causing such deep harm For those who know...Read More
Categories: angst, fear, gothic,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Accomplice - BOTH Audio and Text
This is a very sad tale, indeed. Does anything hurt more than a shattered heart? You asked me for a story from the days of long ago, of unrequited love…of broken hearts…and love betrayed. This brings...Read More
Categories: anger, gothic, hurt, lost
Form: Narrative

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