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Murder Poems | Examples of Murder Poetry

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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List of Murder Poems

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Premium Member Poem Ode To The Walrus Duncan R. M. Ferguson Lyric murder, addiction, celebrity, character, eulogy,
Crime Alert Dedu Son Senryu dark, murder,
I used to go to Church, but Word Awl I do not know? murder, allusion, atheist, fairy, faith,
Premium Member Poem Jealous Eve Roper Rhyme jealousy, murder,
Dead To The World Wide Web matthew harris Free verse murder, creation, death, evil, grave,
4 of 6 Translations of The Work entitled, Bye Dylann Roof Word Awl Free verse america, fairy, halloween, murder,
Why Todd CULLHELP, question mark Word Awl Dramatic Monologue murder, america, dark, death, fairy,
Doors of Dachau Word Awl Dramatic Monologue murder, crazy, death, gothic, halloween,
Bye Dylann Roof Word Awl I do not know? murder, allusion, america, fairy, farewell,
Bye Todd Cullhelp Word Awl Free verse murder, allusion, dark, fairy, farewell,

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Pillars of Mexico
by arthur vaso
Crumble
brothels sprout
flesh peddlers collect their fees
selling daughters
in twos and threes
Lopez or Diaz
lazy or defiant
escaped
in polluted lagoons
the virus spreads

Dancing with the dead
priests absolve the devils
in their...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, art, betrayal, bible, corruption,

Guilty Via Payment
by KENG CHUAN SENG
Guilty Via Paymen

Hohoho.....
Here in Bolehland, a murder case is being heard in High Court...
A very intriguing case where a deputy public prosecutor ended dead in...

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

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Who Mourns For Uriah
by Wren Rushing
When King David's men went out to fight,
 he stayed back home to spend the night.
He stepped out on the rooftop in the evening air,
...

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

The Quiet Murder
by Evan Booooooooo
“I see a man outside the door,
Bill we must hide on the other floor.
We must hide in the closet, so he won’t see us from...

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

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MURDER AND REVENGE
by JENNIFER PROXENOS
MURDER AND REVENGE

There was once a man called Ben,
Who was wed to a woman named Gwen.
They lived in the country out of choice,
To avoid the...

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

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Sir, Have You Seen My Lovely Garden
by Caren Krutsinger

Sir, I do beg your pardon,
I assure you this is not a pick up.
But have you seen my lovely garden?
It is a peaceful place to...

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

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God Hates Vegans
by Wren Rushing
.                Brothers born to humble house.
    ...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, betrayal, bible, brother, jealousy,

Organ Grinder
by Brianna Hobson
It really hurt me when you
said I didn't matter
Threw me on the bed
watched organs spray and splatter

You offered me up to him
on a silver platter
Filled...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, abuse, body, gothic, horror,

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THE HIGH NOTE
by Kim Rodrigues
The fat lady, lips in shape of par excellence “O.” The viking hat makes her taller and more ominous. Faces flicker like torches in the...

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

PREY
by Jenny brewer
You think you've seen all there is to see... 
You ain't seen nothin', 
Until you've seen me! 
I'll swoop on down from the highest height,...

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

The old knight and Firebreath Part One
by Mustafa Seker
A king with might and piety
He rules his land quietly
Silence always seeks sound
Peace ends when it's found

A wizard casts a spell
Damning the king to hell
Creating...

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Epic | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, age, conflict, death, god,

In the Mud
by jack horne
The girl was lying in the mud,
her face was smashed, her throat was cut;
the guy who found her puked his gut -
he'd never seen just...

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

Raising Cain
by Rico Leffanta
One always sees a familiar face
At every international place
So many believe
That Adam & Eve
Were Mum & Dad to the whole human race

Well, now you know...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, bible, brother, father, international,

Paper Doll
by Brianna Hobson
Paper doll cries for mother
Cuts real deep for her lover
All he ever did was leave her
Paper doll holds meat cleaver

In gashes read "return to sender"
She...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, children, fantasy, horror, mother

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IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LXII and LXIII
by T Wignesan
IF EVER I HAD A COUNTRY : LXII - LXIII

			LXII

If ever I had a country with streets under graffiti
And if ever I were the Minister...

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Dramatic Monologue | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, car, corruption, french, kindergarten,

Dying In Bolehland
by KENG CHUAN SENG
Dying in Bolehland

MURDER SHOCKER: TEENAGE GRANDSONS OF PROMINENT ANALYST ARRESTED OVER CRADLE CEO’S KILLING
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Hohoho....
The many ways to die, they are all happening here in Bolehland...
Cradle...

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

DEATH BY TEA TOWEL
by Sidney Beck
DEATH BY TEA TOWEL


The WANTED posters in the Flyland corridor
Tell of the unsolved  murder case involving Uncle Theodore,
Squashed with a wet tea towel in...

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

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Sour Grapes
by Carol Connell
King Ahab wanted vineyard for his own.
Naboth refused to sell and here is why.
A family treasure ‘twas, he made it known.
His dissent, thing that would...

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Sonnet | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: murder, betrayal, bible, evil, judgement,

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A little chubby
by Gershon Wolf
He was a little chubby
   Others called him tubby

He couldn't catch a ball
   Awkwardly would he fall

One day he took sick,...

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

Gun
by Timothy McGuire
He wasn't afraid to bring a gun to school,
Made him look tough and cool,
The next time he was disrespected there was no doubt,
He did not...

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