Murder Poems | Poetry About Murder

Murder Poems. Below are examples of poems about murder. This list of murder poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of murder poetry. This list of works about murder is an excellent resource for examples on how to write murder poems.


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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
the other india anil khanna Sonnet murder, anger, depression, future, horror,
Reprehensible Savagery matthew harris Elegy murder, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Premium Member Poem IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LVIII and LIX T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue murder, anti bullying, corruption, drug,
B26-P17- I GIVE YOU MY HEART Jerry Wells I do not know? murder, 9th grade, appreciation, homework,
While Shuttered Up Inside matthew harris Carpe Diem murder, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Who Shot 2Pac Nick Trim Rhyme murder, business, corruption, death, hip
Premium Member Poem Garlands For Eliza Regina Elliott Elegy murder, angel, baby, bereavement, christmas,
My Death Krystal Dunning Rhyme death, horror, loss, murder,
Premium Member Poem One with a gun Jeff Kantor Lyric murder, america, anger, dark, humanity,
To War With God Destroy The Man Lovie Divine Verse death, murder, people,

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IT'S HOT IN HERE
by Vickie Thayer
I'm Going To Heaven,

To Raise Some Hell,

There's A Person Up There,

That Needs To Be Bailed,

She Boarded, 

The Wrong Bus,

After She Died,

When God Found Out,

I Heard...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, conflict, deep, evil, fate,

Destiny Shaped by Jealousy
by Suzette Richards
"A diminished responsibility"
was the coroner’s verdict today.
"Alcohol abuse" your defense.
Slaughtered in her bubble bath,
while escaping your wrath.
Your jealousy raged,
seeking outlet;
exploding.
Time ran
out.
Her
return:
Ecstatic!
Bright happiness
written on her face.
She...

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Shape | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: death, life, murder,

Made Wrong
by David Welch
When Officer Buck Stedler saw the man
in the shadows of a soot-stained alley,
he was standing tall, and in his right hand,
was a knife, gore-encrusted and...

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Narrative | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, conflict, dark, death, evil,

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If You Are Going To Kill Anyone
by Marc Acrich
If you are going to kill anyone, try not to do it in the great state of Texas,
You see they execute people there without hesitation
Other...

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Prose | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: evil, murder,

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Murder in Umu-Udo
by Sandison Jumbo

Murder in Umu-Udo

Grieve, oh skies of Umu-Udo, at the ominous impending,
And cloak your moon in sackcloth of dark cumulus.

Shatter the night’s quietude with your unrestrained...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: moon, murder, mystery, night,

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Mill Wheel
by Elaine George

The Mill wheel wouldn't turn until the Spring
And still  today in thought a chill it brings
The vision of the ice upon the lake
That time...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part IV
by David Welch
IV.
The bandits jolted as slugs struck home hard,
only one was able to shoot back,
Meredith’s horse reared, and tossed her off,
she slammed to the ground and...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part III
by David Welch
III.
Another week had passed with little change,
when Meredith came up and said to him:
“I would like to get out of town for a bit,
let’s go...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part II
by David Welch
II.
In the week that followed that cold, hard scene,
Reno settled in and got down to work,
he did tie up loose ends for the estate,
but mostly...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

The Gun-hand's Revenge, Part I
by David Welch
I.
When Sullivan ‘Reno’ Richards rode into
the small, northern Utah town of Stillman,
he’d been unemployed going on three months
since he’d left his job as a hired...

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Cowboy | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, adventure, history, hurt, judgement,

GHOST OF EMMITT TILL SPEAKS
by Jack Peachum
My name is Emmitt Till—and, no, I will not go away—I will not!
It was long ago and far away— but not so far that we...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, anger, black african american,

A Different Version of Hide and Seek
by randy johnson
My nephew is making me play a different version of hide and seek.
This version involves a gun, if he finds me, things will become bleak.
In...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, child, dark, evil, games,

Deadwood
by David MaxOptimism
 Acacia tree satel’ the prairie land 
 
townsfolk gather the witnessing stand 
  music man muster the rhythm band... 
   ...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, betrayal, dark, death, irony,

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PROGRAM MURDER
by Kim Rodrigues
confounded, confused
cliffhanger, like a hangnail
unpleasant when there’s no icing

a program diet
stamping my feet
“it had a cult following”

who can resist the pie man
a charming, untouchable chap
quirky...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder,

Repentance
by randy johnson
When a man murdered three innocent people, he got life without parole.
After he was locked up, something was missing in his life, he wasn't whole.
If...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: christian, god, murder, religion,

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Jimmy Chongs Demise
by Tom Cunningham
There was this guy called Jimmy Chong
Lived on the outskirts of Hong kong
Married his first cousin Susy Dong
Her dad said  "Jimmy this is wrong."

On...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: father daughter, funny, murder,

The Great Fall
by Timothy McGuire
Old Humpty Dumpty was up on the wall,
It didn’t take long for him to fall,
He leaned forward and then leaned back,
Flipped over backwards and we...

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Romanticism | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder,

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THE MYSTERY OF HUMPTY DUMPTY - THE COVER UP
by Alexis Y.
I heard the tale of Humpty Dumpty who sat on a wall,
and how he managed  to have a terrible and fatal fall.

But let me...

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Couplet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, mystery, myth,

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THE MYSTERY OF HUMPTY DUMPTY
by Line Gauthier


Ladies and gentleman
Breaking news proving 
The great conspiracy theory
Was far from a hoax -
Early this morning Jack Frost 
Guilt-ridden and repentant
Turned himself in to the...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: celebrity, love hurts, murder,

Sugar Lou
by Mike Gentile
Quiet winds this summer morn
The peaceful trees to bid good day
A black tea cup foretold the tale
When Sugar Lou arrived – to stay

Our Sugar Lou,...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, dark, girl, horror, jealousy,



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