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Mystery Poems | Examples of Mystery Poetry

Mystery Poems - Examples of all types of mystery 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 mystery.
Unwritten Absence
We left the light, We sojourned in the night, We journeyed in the dark, The night held sway. It was so long a night, It was so prolonged a fight, We traversed shrivelled meadows, Followed...Read More
Categories: mystery,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member The Hands of Time Point ---
As the clock continues to move forward; Seconds to minutes, then hours to days. The time allows more thought of beyond, What lies ahead and how many ways. This journey is...Read More
Categories: death, life, mystery,
Form: Narrative
Divine Query: Why First Man's Slumber
"In the dawn of creation, a question we ponder is, Why did God make man, in slumber, to wander? Before crafting the counterpart, female and fair, Did He pause to consider, to deeply compare? For women,...Read More
Categories: mystery, christian, creation, desire, gender,
Form: Rhyme
Golden Shovel
Who was she ... The one who walks drifting out and in? A haunting beauty, pale, porcelain - like. As solemn as the ever silent night. Partaking of this twilight, cloudless. It's chilling climes, thrilling arms and eyes, glowing starry at blackened skies. From mansion...Read More
Categories: dark, gothic, house, mystery,
Form: Verse
Premium Member No Reason To Search
I care I search for answers in my head To find the truth before I am dead Was I first born 'fore my parents had wed Or was I adopted like my lone sister said...Read More
Categories: mystery, parents,
Form: Rhyme

Premium Member River
River, are you saddened as you drift along- In this, your journey started centuries ago? Varied tales lay hidden in your rippling song; Embodied, mystic secrets mantle rocks below. Resting- no escape in your never-ending flow. ...Read More
Categories: mystery, river,
Form: Quintain (English)
Premium Member Shadows
Shadows 9-22-23 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Shadows Living in ethereal shadows of compassion, In profiles of grace, Mercy overshadows stumbling stones Revealed in a lens of benevolent focus To eclipse blisters of ebony shades With wispy balms of healing from raining penumbras, No longer shadow...Read More
Categories: forgiveness, inspiration, life, mystery,
Form: Free verse
The Unique Antique Shoppe
The curiosity shoppe Was the place to stop, For something unique ... A rare antique With floors that creak A treasure in itself, Amongst the keepsakes Lining each and every shelf Under layers of dust Upon layers of rust, Hoping to snare ... A...Read More
Categories: age, appreciation, character, mystery,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Tracing Angels
Somewhere within the misty shroud of heaven A finger, traces angels, in the air Wondering if they are truly present Why they whisper dreams no one can hear Soft tingle of a touch, a gentle “psst” As testy as a...Read More
Categories: dream, mystery,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Origami: Counting Game of Chance
Folded topics hide one's chances, Fold in quarters and then again, First pinch shows numbers--begs a choice, Pinch and open while you countdown, Colors are drawn as spelling counts, Months chime in--will or won't gift hope....Read More
Categories: mystery, fate, games, hope, imagination,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Unicorn
unique in appearance ultra-long pointed horn unction-powered, some say uplifting, stands for hope ubiquitous in myths ultimate in mystique unreal—or is it? ...Read More
Categories: mystery, myth,
Form: Pleiades
Premium Member Shadows
No! They do not know me at all, all of those shadows on the wall, they gather and walk around me, wonder who or what I could be. speak in a language of their own, a dialect to us unknown, hand...Read More
Categories: dark, death, mystery, silence,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Mystical Ocean
Who can resist the call of ocean waves whispering as they lap against the shore? Who can stand firm against that which enslaves? Return passionate melody ardor? How many men have heard the Sirens’ song leaving wondering kith and ken...Read More
Categories: mystery, mythology, ocean,
Form: Sonnet
Desert ...Read More
Categories: mystery, nature,
Form: Diamante
Premium Member Samsara
("Bristlecone", 2016, original pen and ink) Samsara Beneath the titillation of Samsara the veneer of morality waits. Or is it the opposite? Beneath the veneer of morality the titillation of Samsara awaits. Either way, it’s the same thing, the whole damn mess being one...Read More
Categories: mystery, spiritual,
Form: Narrative

Specific Types of Mystery Poems

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