Dark Narrative Poems

These Dark Narrative poems are examples of Narrative poems about Dark. These are the best examples of Narrative Dark poems written by international poets.


Premium MemberFlippa by Freddie Robinson Jr.

When Katrina came calling,
Lady Blues brought some 
Miami Hurricane bad news
Green Dolphin Street pain parade
went Mardi Gras wind marching
down to the delta swamp of Nawl...

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Categories: dark, natural disasters, pain,

Premium MemberThe Ghost of Boggy Creek by John Gondolf
Long ago when I was younger, yearn for knowledge I did hunger,
heard about a rumor going ‘round.
Twas a legend told for ages, passed along as...

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Categories: dark, horror, scary,



Oh Ye Rats by bella Holt
Oh, the blithering allies full of pests
rats! With their creeping paws and slimy nests
they screech and moan and scare
while dragging everything to their lair
nothing if...

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Categories: animal, corruption, dark, earth,

Family Remembers, Part III by David Welch
III-Jana

Four months following Marie’s conviction,
Jana walked calmly into the prison,
there to see her former sister-in-law,
doing twenty years for sale and possession.

She had a purpose she...

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Categories: anger, dark, divorce, family,

Family Remembers, Part II by David Welch
II-Marie

It was two full days after this charade
when Marie was told the grim news,
her ex-husband had been shanked in prison,
killed by two illegal alien youths.

When...

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Categories: anger, dark, divorce, family,

Family Remembers, Part I by David Welch
I-Robby

Robby had been married going on eight years,
2hen his Marie demanded a divorce,
whe had been planning, lawyering up,
and instantly dragged it into the court.

Poor Robby...

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Categories: anger, dark, divorce, family,

Premium MemberAffluenza by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Her child, your honor, deserves mercy
The defendant is a sweet boy,
he’s only sixteen

The mother is a rich widow,
a community pillar many lean on
Charity is her...

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Categories: anger, dark, psychological, society,

Oklahoma Clay by RD McManes
Most evenings, right around supper,
when the sky was streaked red
right before dark, the old man
would talk of Oklahoma-

the first time he hunted squirrel,
down by Coal...

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Categories: family, imagery, life, loss,

Premium MemberFifty Shades of Black by Freddie Robinson Jr.

What’s the color of forced migration pain?
Ask a black person in America,
and you’ll get fifty different slave answers

What’s the silent sound of invisible chains?
Fifty killahurts...

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Categories: allusion, color, slavery, truth,

A Sailor's Tragedy by Kathryn Eddy
The sun beamed down on the village below,
But yet no one seemed to know,
For near the shallows of the shore
A man rocked back and forth...

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Categories: 12th grade, 6th grade,

Dear Depression by Nokuthula Lumba
Dear depression.
Hi old friend.
 Greetings to you from myself and writer's block... The two of us have developed quite a bond over the last couple...

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Categories: depression, gospel, spiritual,

Premium MemberMy Tree by Geoffrey Brewer
MY TREE

Beside the Kinta River still it stands
Colossus of the primal forest panoply
The tree a native of the fecund land
It’s limbs support the graceful arcing...

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Categories: nature, tree,

Premium MemberDog Days by Stephen Kilmer
The sky is cracked tonight.  The moon slips through and the clouds dance across her slender back.  I’m hunkered down here for the...

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Categories: depression, fear, lonely, lost

Premium MemberCrying of Opossums by Amy Sell
If I was in charge of the heavens and stars
I would make it so it could only rain at night
When the sky is dark, anyway
It...

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Categories: day, death, god, jesus,

Premium MemberTHE WORLD IN 100 YEARS -OH, PERISH THE THOUGHT by JAN ALLISON
The world in 100 years ... Oh, perish the thought
 
 
Former President, Ronald Dump,  who was cryogenically frozen following his assassination after winning...

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Categories: earth, humorous, moon, political,

Premium MemberFairy Tale Wedding by Eve Roper
My whole world as I knew was never more; when I caught a glance of an attractive  dark haired Irish man with piercing blue...

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Categories: fantasy, wedding,

Premium MemberIn A Word, Miscommunication by Carol Connell
The old woman shuffled slowly into the small kitchen. Today was a special day. It was her wedding anniversary. While bending over to pull out...

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Categories: anniversary, confusion, humor, husband,

BRUTUS AND MOONLIGHT by Poetic Judy Emery
BRUTUS AND MOONLIGHT

'' Close your eyes and picture it.Can you see it? ''
I would just nod, eyes closed.
'''Brutus again, what is it you are wanting...

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Categories: conflict, dark, dream, fantasy,

The Battle Of Darkness by Poetic Judy Emery
The Battle Of Darkness

I have myself toiled in sadness of darkness
While searching for freedom
searching for truth; 
I spent many hard cold years
the tears that poured...

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Categories: betrayal, conflict, dark, dream,

Premium MemberEnhanced Techniques by Freddie Robinson Jr.

Verbal gymnastics 
twist the real meaning of this barbarous truth
To kill is called to sanction,
deliver the package is black ops captured proof
Approval of torture
moves a...

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Categories: dark, pain, perspective, truth,