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Long Gothic Poems

Long Gothic Poems. Below are the most popular long Gothic by PoetrySoup Members. You can search for long Gothic poems by poem length and keyword.

fortunes re told
FORTUNES READ the sign displayed
The store had not been here yesterday
shades of candles, books and bell
Drapes were hung from side to side
The windows all were dark
Where was this place a day ago?

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Categories: gothic, surreal,
Form: Epic

Premium Member The Bone Idol
[First posted in 3 parts. Intended novel: time never allowed]

This,  Sir, is the prologue from before our tale begins
About the day our father did succumb to mortal sins
And left behind a man who would...

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Categories: gothic, fantasy,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member 10 poems about POETRY
                           Being a “Poet” Can Be Painful!

I’ve likely told...

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Categories: gothic, poetry,
Form: Verse
Halloween Poems II

Completing the Pattern
by Michael R. Burch

Walk with me now, among the transfixed dead
who kept life’s compact and who thus endure
harsh sentence here?among pink-petaled beds
and manicured green lawns. The sky’s azure,
pale blue once like their eyes,...

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Categories: dark, gothic, halloween, horror, magic, scary, surreal,
Form: Rhyme
Pale Though Her Eyes: Vampire Poem
Vampire Poetry

Pale Though Her Eyes
by Michael R. Burch
Pale though her eyes,
her lips are scarlet
from drinking of blood,
this child, this harlot
born of the night
and her heart, of darkness,
evil incarnate
to dance so reckless,
dreaming of...

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Categories: dark, death, desire, evil, gothic, grave, horror,
Form: Verse

Premium Member Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 37
I heard two distinct voices in the night,
Conversing amongst themselves most eagerly
They whispered like children in excitement
Their sardonic mouths sung many savvy tunes
It was Death I could perceive, defending me,
And he, a strange, distant friend

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Categories: change, death, gothic, grave, literature, romance, war,
Form: Epic
Vampires are such fragile creatures
by Michael R. Burch

Vampires are such fragile creatures;
we fear the dark, but the light destroys them...
sunlight, or a stake, or a cross—such common things.
Still, late at night, when the bat-like vampire sings,
we heed his voice.


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Categories: dark, death, gothic, halloween, horror, lust, night,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Light On the Devil's Chord - Day 6
Upon this date he spoke no more of the preceding moments, 
Tearing and hurling insult upon insult
In several directions, his tongue whipped and scorched me,
And he waited relentlessly to see the spark in my eyes...

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Categories: adventure, character, gothic, heart, love, philosophy, power,
Form: Free verse
over and over agin
sometimes i talk to myself, 
my mind is racing,
i dont know what to do...
so hard to explain.
depression isn't a stage
or a faze some kids go through
it shatters you...
i saw it all. 
she cried silent in...

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Categories: gothic, childhood, dark, daughter, death, depression, forgiveness, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Hubert Might Go Upstairs But Not To Rome
Tea in the afternoon with his wife of many years is usually peaceful, Hubert thinks before he makes his announcement. Then he says it. 

"I'm going upstairs," Hubert tells Ruth as he hoists himself out...

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Categories: gothic, marriage,
Form: Prose
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Janitor, Gardienne, Portero, Sereno, Hausgast -XXXI Part One
Unquotable quotes: The Janitor, Gardienne, Landlady, Housekeeper, Portero, the Sereno and the Hausgast – XXXI  Part One

Be they so named or not in these here parts, visions of shrieking furies with Gorgon heads and...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gothic, care, city, horror, rights, urban,
Form: Quatrain
A Poet Of A Thousand Words
A poet of a thousand words
The pen garnished by the flame
Like a sea no desire knows
And love becomes the same
As poet to my love for thee
I confess between the lace
Of time and every sorrow made

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Categories: gothic, love,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member All is Fair in Love and War - Right
“I prob’ly shouldn’t be telling you, Marge, but...knowing I can count on you to never tell another soul...get a load of this!
Just as I was hoping, my biggest prayer was answered - and after barely...

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Categories: gothic, lost love,
Form: Narrative
The Night Before Christmas By Edgar Allan Poe
On the night before Christmas, alone in my house, 
Sorrow gnawed at my soul, like a ravenous mouse.
Entombed in my blankets, I struggled to sleep,
Ready to snap if I counted more sheep.

I rose at the...

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Categories: gothic, christmas,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member De'ja Vu - Wuthering Heights - 2nd half
Here's the deal...
   This is, as indicated, the 2nd HALF of this poem. Due to Poetry Soup's file-size limitations, this piece had to be posted in 2 parts. 
   The 1st...

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Categories: gothic, betrayal, funny, humor, lost love,
Form: Narrative
Friday May 13th 2022
Friday May 13th, 2022

An excerpt taken from a lengthy tome,
written courtesy a favorite poet of mine.

Paraskevidekatriaphobia  struck within a blink,
I swear yours truly never took a drink,
nevertheless he witnessed
and falsely accused of being a...

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Categories: atheist, dark, destiny, gothic, history, husband, may,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The White Lady of Skipsea
"The White Lady of Skipsea"

Last night I dreamt 
I dreamed of you
a kind of dream 
within a dream

my soul escaped, 
this firmament,
my immaculate heart
held hands, my fingers 
did entwine with 
handsome Morpheus

Crystal radiate
twin gossamer...

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Categories: dark, fantasy, gothic, history, horror, mystery, romance,
Form: Free verse
Three Newest Pieces By Mario Vitale
Dark Gothic Heart, A Valiant Knight & The inner harmony tuned to its hidden beasts menagerie 

Dark Gothic Heart

I look to the sea
viral implications take me to the surf
along the rocky ledge leads to an...

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Categories: gothic, anxiety, art,
Form: Prose Poetry
Halloween Poems III
No One
by Michael R. Burch

No One hears the bells tonight;
they tell him something isn’t right.
But No One is not one to rush;
he lies in grasses greenly lush
as far away a startled thrush
flees from horned owls...

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Categories: angel, dark, eve, evil, fear, gothic, horror,
Form: Rhyme
Laughing Pines, Part Two
Will you, won’t you join the dance,
We like to dance here every night,
Moving slowly at the speed of light.
Won’t you give yourself half a chance,
Even two left feet are alright.

The Bipolar Coaster is an excellent...

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Categories: gothic, adventure, allusion, analogy, imagery, imagination, metaphor, travel,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Bloodstone, The Raven And Master Poe Part Three of Three
The Bloodstone, The Raven And Master Poe,
Part Three of Three

There came hammer knocking on the back door
As Poe was acting out pitiful moans
Raven thought, could this be from Hell's dark shore
Another beast hearing anguishing groans

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Categories: art, dark, deep, gothic, horror, imagination, raven,
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...

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Categories: anger, gothic, hurt, lost love,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Unquotable quotes: Teachers - XXI
Unquotable quotes: Teachers – XXI

The pupil, the bitch and the walnut tree, the more the teacher beats them, the better they be.
In the old days, teachers were born to the métier like poets; today softwares...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: gothic, children, humor, parents, student, teacher,
Form: Epigram
Premium Member The Reaper Denied - BOTH Audio and Text - w-Illustration

Oh stone of death, I beg thee, now…relinquish me thy guest. 
Release unto this specter but the soul beneath thy breast 
What waits but to be wakened, and then taken now, to rest.

Mine is thine...

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Categories: death, gothic, grave,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member The Job - part 4
By 9:00PM I was ready to go.  Dark pants, shirt, shoes, and watch cap.  The classic night on the town combo setup for a not so hip killer.   But these days...

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Categories: gothic, death, life, drug,
Form: Narrative