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Horror Poems | Examples of Horror Poetry

Horror Poems - Examples of all types of horror 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 horror.
Premium Member October Bonfire
Cozy October bonfire; You can taste a lick of a chill tickling your nerves as you inhale the smoky stench of terror’s scream in the air....Read More
Categories: dark, fear, halloween, horror,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Eve
The Eve Death is happy, the candy is out. Mountains and mountains, of sugar and sweets... for the little "treats" that come by the house willingly, to take from strangers, which... they will never, hopefully... know to closely. We watched...Read More
Categories: horror, allah, betrayal, conflict, corruption,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Sea Raged
The sea, It raged, It raged, It raged, As it pummelled The lonely shore, As if to say; Dare to enter, Dare to enter, Dare to enter, And you’ll see dry land - No more … ...Read More
Categories: dark, horror, nature, poetry,
Form: Rhyme
Seasons in Shadows I
...a bitter time WINTER OF MISERY It clings to all... Freezing our bones. Chilling our passion... Land's are lost in this winters Blizzard... A cold season of bitter fruits. A life that never had the chance to live... Out like a meek...Read More
Categories: horror, adventure, angst, beauty, body,
Form: Free verse
Piercing my spine With Blades I have drawn In my restless sleep I linger in the past Were my souls Dry husks of horrors Are cast Each one an image in time The dead feelings have no life Each blade cuts the dead...Read More
Categories: horror, abuse, allegory, analogy, anger,
Form: Free verse

Act Eight, Chapter One. Part Two Part of a grander play. Are you just an apathetic Deity? To an intellectual ape, Did...Read More
Categories: horror, abortion, absence, adventure, age,
Form: Free verse
Act Eight, Chapter One. Part Three Part of a grander play. A house in conflict. We are mere players on this vast infinite...Read More
Categories: horror, abortion, allusion, angel, anger,
Form: Free verse
Men came With machines of Fire Roses of Desire did the same To Blacken the Sands for Years To a fortress of Praise To Quite a Rage in a garden of Eden A Wasteland of Man....Read More
Categories: horror, age, allusion, angel, angst,
Form: Free verse
Act Eight, Chapter One. Part One Part of a grander play. A Holy War is afoot! The lines are drawn in the...Read More
Categories: horror, abuse, adventure, age, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Tribute to Freddy Krueger
As I laid quiet, stiff and nervous, I could hear the scrapes of the blades etching closer and closer toward me, on the wall I see flickering shades a mangled body with a twisted head squishing and...Read More
Categories: evil, horror,
Form: Rhyme
Circler and sharp Around and jagged Disjoined in thought Unfocused in point Spinning out of control Broken filaments of twine Laced locked in gears It is near the end of time Nails of glass in iron stone Refracts the light Broken; flying fragments of night. Cycles...Read More
Categories: horror, abortion, adventure, allegory, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Sonnet Of A Newborn Vampire
All I felt was excruciating pain until I awoke lying in the rain; Crimson stained lips and a new set of eyes insatiable thirst raging deep inside; Splattered with raindrops I wanted to drink, all consuming...Read More
Categories: dark, halloween, horror,
Form: Sonnet
Arcane Factories IV
Lone machines hum and sway, back and forth to the rhythm and rage. Optics lens reflect refract and collect the thunderheads of blood-soaked clouds, build violent, violet lighting shimmers, capers, flickers, and fades. Lancing, dancing...Read More
Categories: horror, adventure, anger, art, crazy,
Form: Free verse
Arcane Factories III
Hear the horrific ape scream along the seam of nightmares. Something waits, gestates dreams blackened, brutal. Brittle things skitter, scurry, scamper away, eyes of entities, deities wail. Intellectual ape stares into the void, things better left unknown unloved never shown. Along...Read More
Categories: horror, abuse, adventure, allegory, allusion,
Form: Free verse
Arcane Factories II
This land of entitlement, entertainment and enterprise lost burnt broken...despised skeletal structures reaching griping, clutching, scraping the infernal sky. arcane factories sit on horizons haunt like houses of Man burning, cursing the American wasteland. Napalm fields, embers...Read More
Categories: horror, abuse, age, anger, angst,
Form: Free verse

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Definition | What is Horror in Poetry?