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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.
A Surgeon Who Committed Murder
When a surgeon had to operate on a man, she was pissed. She botched the operation because the patient was sexist. She learned he was sexist and botched the operation so that he would die. She bragged about...Read More
Categories: horror, murder,
Form: Rhyme

Living Dead Girl
In a place many others often dread Near the hollowed trees, and the haunted seas She glides along the tumbledown cemetery Deep down knowing those who are no longer living Through bones remain, aren’t even truly dead She’s Halloween even...Read More
Categories: horror, dark, death, gothic, grave,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Heroes in Ukraine
Heroes in Ukraine No heat, no power endure aerial bombardment More brutal by the day Hundreds of Russian conscripts thrown into battle...Read More
Categories: conflict, horror, international, satire,
Form: Rhyme
My imitation of life
I hunger for love But I thirst for blood Am I from below Or up above Perhaps a place not yet heard of My eyes and my heart do not see the same It's like my mind and soul are playing...Read More
Categories: horror, dark, deep, evil, feelings,
Form: Ode
Rare Depression
Yell not mine while in distress, For NOBODY'S claim such that or this stress! Destined to be great? Be calmed at your cold and show mute kindness. All love is not shown while the world is in fullness, This race...Read More
Categories: horror, allusion, anti bullying, depression,
Form: Lento

Premium Member Vampire Sonnets XXI Strength Of Intellect
It was such a fight I did not expect, she didn’t know the strength of intellect; Fable was bent on controlling my mind there’s no way that was how I was designed; Every dark thought with...Read More
Categories: dark, emotions, horror,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Feral forms
shaped from earth’s crust egos lusting unjust unkind 18-November-2022...Read More
Categories: animal, horror,
Form: Than-Bauk
Premium Member Unwelcome Guest
Invader of flesh, bone, and blood Rudely invites itself in To wreak harrowing havoc. ...Read More
Categories: cancer, dark, horror,
Form: Verse
Making Way
. for public domain More horrors are on their way. More than we should speak on, more than anyone could say, such the horrors on their way. Courage cannot save us; no more than King Lear's withered fist against the winds. Yet he...Read More
Categories: courage, endurance, horror, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Tun mera khasam mein teri joru,, Shadi chemical drink tatay short shrink.. Note.Jungle mein mangal,,((Paraplegia))...Read More
Categories: horror, addiction, desire, drink, drug,
Form: Romanticism
As easy as the air you breathe but can't see. Blind to the airless suffocation.Speechless for your last breathe. Gasping to be cleansed choking to death.The lights dim then bright again. Wasn't the first time. Won't...Read More
Categories: death, depression, discrimination, horror,
Form: Free verse
Night Sojourn
My nightmare, They close in on me, Out of the dark, They move like tendrils, The scream, I'm haloed by lights. November 11, 2022. Bitesize Poem No. 55 Poetry Contest, Line Gauthier. ...Read More
Categories: horror,
Form: Free verse
Only Poor Star
On the outskirts of Liverpool lie's a place called Kirkby Where the residents were supposed to be so poor They were unashamedly referred to and labeled as Sock Robber's Due to the fact they were so poor they would even steal socks...Read More
Categories: horror, star,
Form: Free verse
2023: Price-hike panic
on the palm turmoil fate of the next year as like burning coal no peace in working hand backbone is suffering clasps waiting for the new tragic time sipping the slaver of dearth panic ©Mahtab Bangalee Chattogram 10/08/2022 ...Read More
Categories: horror, life, riddle,
Form: Nonet
Premium Member Rattlesnake
Today I went for a hike up a rocky desert hill A jackrabbit crossed my trail Peacefully hopping through his daily routine I saw partridge birds Consorting about over the topic of worms I noticed the ease with which they...Read More
Categories: horror, anger, angst, dark, extended
Form: Free verse

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