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Murder Poems | Examples of Murder Poetry

Murder Poems - Examples of all types of murder 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 murder.

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Premium Member Cleansing of Jerusalem
Raising the cross on the dome of the rock, we rejoiced Oh god! what did we rejoice, our hatred, our love, What is love, sadistic love, crusaders love, for the love of god There is no...Read More
Categories: christian, history, murder,
Form: Free verse



Toothless
[An absolutely true account. Aside from some poetic license regarding the script, this actually occurred 22 Feb 2021, while my wife and I were watching ‘Unforgotten’ on UK ITV] Watching the detectives on my tv They lay out the...Read More
Categories: murder,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Val's Pals
"The Mermaids Singing" - Doctor Tony Hill Wows Carol J. with his profiling skill. "The Wire In The Blood" - Nasty Jacko Vance Eyes Tony and Carol and "Shaz" askance. "The Last Temptation" - Carol turned rogue? No, but undercover's...Read More
Categories: appreciation, books, friend, murder,
Form: List
Premium Member LOVE-
Love Love IS a female praying mantis it makes love intercourse to you in the garden Stalkingly crawling step by step Then she turns around after Thier done and now she kills you .. SHE...Read More
Categories: murder, analogy, irony, love, love
Form: Dramatic Verse
The corpses, we're still counting
We look for responses when we should find an answer People aren’t healing, just left with a scar We are divided when we could stand together Our freedom’s a trap that leads us so far They all speak of...Read More
Categories: murder, child abuse, death, humanity,
Form: Rhyme



Premium Member Who Grants The Justice
Who grants the justice? as hatred permeates and settles in the minds of the angry, as the hunger of the children and elderly are wound tight around their stomachs, and a homeless, fatigued family anxiously waits for a room, shelter, as the...Read More
Categories: murder, anger, community, hate, humanity,
Form: Free verse
Tater and Junebug
A perfect radiant day of golden complexion infused the Jefferson brothers to travel down the narrow path, a mile from their home to the Ebb Water Creek. Their goal to hook a line of catfish was...Read More
Categories: murder,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Brady's Ghost
Categories: death, fate, house, murder,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Branded Hands
Categories: books, hate, love, murder,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Death Dance
Categories: dance, murder, music, wind,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member The Ghost Of Charlotte Dymond
Charlotte died in eighteen–forty-four, Murdered on Cornwall’s, On Cornwall’s, Bodmin Moor, Those seeing the ghost are very sure, It’s poor Charlotte, Poor Charlotte, who still walks the moor. A monument erected is there till this day, Marking the spot, The spot, where...Read More
Categories: girl, history, murder, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
The Fallen and the Angel
The Fallen and the Angel The droplets from the sky Landed on her wounded shin That pierced through her shivering body Like a needle intruding her skin The scarlet eyes of hers Peeked through her saggy blindfold All people turned into a...Read More
Categories: murder, adventure, angel, art, conflict,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member AND THE WINNERS ARE--SAY, WHAT
They died protecting law and order, But are dismissed only with the word "decent" by those with  grave, mental disorders. No great honor at all will be paid to them. After all they were not elected, they simply chose...Read More
Categories: anger, death, memorial, murder,
Form: Couplet
Fabrizio Dies
I can tell you of the most infamous thing that happened to me. It occurred while I was hiding in Sicily. For persons I should trust, there is always room for doubt. If offered enough money, that can...Read More
Categories: murder,
Form: Rhyme
Banditry
Say ‘Yes’ to infantry Not to Banditry: To a nation-shepherding troop, Not to a wealth-chasing group From shattered homes Or discontented domes. A mass approach to violent robbery By haters of stories that targets were slippery, Enacting scenes unspeakably horrible Just to make annoying...Read More
Categories: adventure, grief, murder,
Form: Rhyme

Specific Types of Murder Poems

Definition | What is Murder in Poetry?