Fear Narrative Poems

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


John Stark's Glory, Part I by David Welch
Back in seventeen seventy-seven,
British general John Burgoyne faced hard times,
despite winning at Hubbardton, and Fort Anne,
supplies were getting very hard to find.

When word came that...

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Categories: narrative, america, conflict, freedom, hero,

Premium MemberLet Your Wind Blow Free by Jack Ellison


Must explain my reason for grinning
It's not what you might think
Got a cramp down in my nether regions
Maybe too many beans methinks

It's easy for people...

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Categories: corruption,



What Her Father Gave, Part III by David Welch
III.
The following day Carmen sat with her mom,
learning how to cook the books and more,
when suddenly there came a thundering {smash,
that ripped right through the...

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Categories: betrayal, character, corruption, dark,

The second death of Caesar by Shubh Vimal
Take out the dagger,
And strike it clean,
Life, death,
And everything in between.

Brutus murmured to sadness,
The ghost of his dream,
Praying for Caesar,
To appear from the unseen.

The pride...

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Categories: art, betrayal, conflict, death,

Shot from the Saddle by Timothy McGuire
Knocked from my saddle,
I didn't see it coming,
shot in the back,
he thought I was dead.

He didn't wait around to see,
if I was killed,
because God let...

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Categories: anger, betrayal, conflict, nostalgia,

Ex-Gay, Part II by David Welch
...How did this happen? I can’t say,
I’ve no science that can explain,
maybe it was a genetic quirk,
a switch thrown in the brain.

Maybe I’m just a...

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Categories: angst, confusion, fear, feelings,

Ex-Gay, Part I by David Welch
My name, it is Reginald,
and I’ve got a story to tell,
some folks, they will not like it,
they’ll cry out,”Go to hell!”

You see my wife beside...

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Categories: angst, confusion, fear, feelings,

Premium MemberYvonne's Swan Song by Mark Toney
Yvonne was very, very, very happy.
She loved her mother.
She loved her brother Phillip.
And she loved swans.
Oh, did she ever love swans!

She loved the way they...

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Categories: anti bullying, bullying, children,

Shatter Machine by Roger Byrd
 Here I amth in the volume of fear, invisioning when it'll disappear... Awaken by the break & pain I'll never embrace or change... In...

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Categories: depression,

Love and Hunting, Part I by David Welch
I was moving down an access trail
in my favorite Pennsylvania game land,
heading towards and open meadow,
near which I’d set up a tree stand.

Then came a...

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Categories: humorous, love, lust, nature,

My Mother's Anger by Drencho POET
As I entered the house
I met fire
I felt heat
her face turned to flames
her eyes, a flame
I realized her fury
I quivered
as if it was Winter
she was...

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Categories: anger,

Premium MemberNOVEMBER ELEVENTH by Elaine George
Yes! I am here, sweetheart,  beneath our beautiful oak tree. Autumn leaves, like burning embers, fall from its canopy and float to the ground....

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Categories: death, i love you,

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part III by David Welch
Joel just collapsed into the brown dirt,
clutching his face in both of his palms,
cried,”Running Moon, the day that you ‘died,’
was the day my life started...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

The Saving of Joel Claughtrey, Part I by David Welch
At the remote Carmacks trading post,
during eighteen hundred and ninety-four,
a teenage child, a scared-looking half-breed,
timidly entered through the front door.

Joel Claughtrey barely noticed the young...

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Categories: adventure, family, father son,

Premium MemberMother's China by Sunlite Wanter
My mother's dishes are as delicate as she,
Tiny pink rose bouquets and silver rims.
Once I used them with her lace tablecloth,
For Thanksgiving and Christmas back...

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Categories: change, mother, nostalgia,

7 Year Itch by Kristin Cook
I felt the adrenaline in my veins.
I've seen the rage in my eyes.
I've smelled the fear in your lies.
You stood like a coward
defeated by the...

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Categories: break up, confidence, deep,

Empathy by Brian Byrne
Sometimes I like to stick out my arms and wave them freely in the sky.
I'll stand for hours and wait and wait and wait...
I wait...

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Categories: death, deep, emotions, life,

To show that I understand your pain by Kathryn Eddy
When I was young so long ago,
Threatened I was though I didn't know,
My parents feared as to my fate,
Afraid that the doctors would be too...

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Categories: 1st grade, 2nd grade,

Thugging For Peace, Part II by David Welch
The lead thug burst forth, swinging at Max,
catching him with a fist just under the eye,
Max pitched backwards, fell to the floor,
off-balanced, he slammed hard...

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Categories: confidence, freedom, mother, political,

Premium MemberWiz Away by Nancy Wolter
       Wiz Away

I entered the empty funeral hall.
Am I not at the correct memorial gathering in visitation room H?
“Excuse...

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Categories: age, crazy, magic,