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Dark Iambic Pentameter Poems

These Dark Iambic Pentameter poems are examples of Iambic Pentameter poems about Dark. These are the best examples of Iambic Pentameter Dark poems written by international poets.


Premium MemberOne Nine and Sixteen - The Attic by Sandra Haight
The Attic


Sewing machine, long idle, gathered dust
     in this old attic of dear grandma's home.
So dark, a lighted candle is a...

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Categories: death, grandparents, memory,

A Lost Sense of Purpose by bill baggins
Long ago in the short-time lively spring
In the grassy plains of a small island
Came from nonexistence a young sapling 
Nurtured by the love of her...

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Categories: 12th grade, art, best



Premium MemberAgain--and Again--and Again by Janice Canerdy
		I was just ten or twelve when I first saw
		him standing in the doorway of my room.
		I was awake--or so I thought. Each time
		he paralyzed...

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Categories: childhood, fear, night,

Premium MemberFETUS by Vee Bdosa
      FETUS
She wasn't swayed from how she set her mind,
but in a way, her heart was of a kind
that loved...

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Categories: abortion, abuse, mother,

Death delivered, My nile river by Eirik Nelson
Sitting on the shower floor
Numb inside and not afraid
reflecting on the steelhead blade
soon I won’t feel anymore

I won't have to feel this pain
thoughts of living...

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Categories: dark, death, deep, gothic,

Beware of death by olusegun Arowolo
He creeps in like a thief unseen when dark
and steals the soul when fast asleep or sad,
His time can't be measured by heart or eyes,
Governs...

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Categories: death, nostalgia,

Premium MemberFormidable Thoughts by Sandra Haight
So brittle is our finite life's short stretch.
   Demurely, we spend out our early years.
Immutable at first, we're glad to sketch
  ...

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Categories: death, life,

Premium MemberMounts of Madamoiselle L'Vampyre by Vee Bdosa
 THE MOUNTS OF MADAMOISELLE L'VAMPYRE
She smiles among the dead she's come to know
her holy grail, beneath Champs Elysees, 
acknowledging no one can come or...

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Categories: dark, french, paris,

Premium MemberALL HALLOWS EVE - 1846 by Vee Bdosa
    All Hallows Eve - 1846
The festival, to all the saints now underway
as dark a night has fallen from an autumn day
and...

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Categories: halloween, hate, racism,

Immortal Love by R.A. Marschall
Where deep crimson waters met the shallow rocks,
Stinging spray from the sea stung her soft green eyes.
She sat, cold on the sand, obliviously -
Looking for...

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Categories: dark, longing, love,

Premium MemberGod Knows Where I Am by Sandra Haight
My God knows where I am, my body, soul.
   He sees me now inside this deep, dark hole
imprisoned in these rooms and in...

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Categories: horror, mental illness, sad,

Premium MemberOMG--Iambic Pentameter by Dale Gregory Cozart
How can I write one?

Syllablistic seizures

crouch in dark corners....

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Categories: iambic pentameter, humor, poetry,

The Mystery of the Stars by Terry Hoffman
The stars have come to visit earth;	
they're flitting all around,
and twinkling, flying o'er your head,
but making not a sound.

They're lightning bugs or fireflies,
you name them...

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Categories: nature,

Deja vu by Curtis Forsythe
When as a young boy attending grade school
and I first learned about Custer's last stand,
why did I experience déjà vu	
and sense so keenly that far...

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Categories: places,

Premium MemberShe Who by Steven Henderson

Be you, the full moon that lights soul
My state of the mind is hers to flow
Roll in then away she turns dark
Leaving speckles of sparks...

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Categories: appreciation, blessing, dedication, love,

Master Of Time by Adam Lakebrink
Master Of Time
Time can be your friend.
Time can be your enemy. 
A clock ticks away life's every moment. 
A clock can be your helpful reminder.
A...

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Categories: hope, spiritual,

Premium MemberSTONE - Mademoiselle L'Vampyre by Vee Bdosa
STONE - MADEMOISELLE L'VAMPYRE
From out of all the darkest nights we've ever known
her heart as black as all the sins that man has shown
she came...

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Categories: abuse, addiction, beautiful, horror,

Premium MemberThe Catacombs of Paris by Vee Bdosa
    THE CATACOMBS OF PARIS
Their skeletoned remains, in disarray,
are numbered more than any count can say
and from their numbers, Paris grew
to be...

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Categories: history, paris,

Premium MemberWinter Solstice by Agnes Krampe
Come, let us celebrate the shortest day
And longest night: midwinter, even though
The coldest times are still to come. We pause
For a brief moment, like the...

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Categories: new year, sun, winter,

Premium MemberMonsieur L'Vampyre and the Dark Lady by Vee Bdosa
   MONSIEUR L'VAMPYRE & THE DARK LADY
Just south of Paris, lives the soul of me,
at my chateau, where few will ever see,
I'm compensated...

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Categories: horror, paris, passion,