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Scary Poems | Examples of Scary Poetry

Scary Poems - Examples of all types of scary 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 scary.
Premium Member A True Story
again, violently the room suddenly appeared saving me from my dream ...Read More
Categories: scary, mental health, mental illness,
Form: Senryu

Poems I'll never tell him - new version
In the quiet of my heart, a plea unfolds, "Don't make me write another poem, love," my story told. Expressing love, a skill I may lack, Like a sticker's cling, or a baby's soft knack. When my words dance...Read More
Categories: scary, 10th grade, 1st grade,
Form: Rhyme
SPONTANEITY One day, the idea came to me, just like that And my own, not inspired by some deity A bit like pulling a rabbit from a hat So could it now be time for some gaiety And wave goodbye...Read More
Categories: fantasy, scary,
Form: Terza Rima
Premium Member Fear
Seeping and crawling came my fear. I couldn’t see it very clear. Tension mounting as it came near, Transforming it into a tear. Anxiously waiting, couldn’t hear, My eyes were staring with a leer. Then I felt it, it seemed so...Read More
Categories: scary, anxiety, dark, mystery, night,
Form: Sonnet
Premium Member Through The Passage of Time
Waking up in the light of day, Staring at the walls, Hoping all is ok. The nightmares show all my visions, So that I am able to make a decision. All those dreams that I remembered, Showed my energy that was...Read More
Categories: scary, care, friendship, lonely, memory,
Form: Rhyme

Cost of Living
Money is running short, My goodness have you forgot, Its not you, Inflation grew, At least that's what they told you, Its a matter of greed, As they proceed to tell you, That its your own fault, Your in need of support....Read More
Categories: scary, humanity, political, poverty, rights,
Form: Rhyme
Uncanny Sight
Eerie scene like this A church and a brothel nest Side by side in place....Read More
Categories: hilarious, image, prejudice, scary,
Form: Haiku
Bad Intent
Deception on air Intention shape perception Cause misconception!...Read More
Categories: abuse, power, scary,
Form: Senryu
Premium Member There is a Darkness
There is a darkness Between the trees tonight, There is a darkness And I have the light Be it only a lantern A flame and a wick, It is enough to illuminate Every branch and stick A...Read More
Categories: scary, courage, dark, fear, light,
Form: Rhyme
Whoever you are death will come, whether you are king, or simply scum. Wherever you go, death will follow, on Earth or Mars or even Apollo. No one escapes the angel of death, your spirit...Read More
Categories: scary, angel, creation, death, faith,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member There Is A Darkness
*On the subject of Visual Exposure versus Narrative Coherence: "The difference between suspense and surprise is to give the audience some lead then leave the rest to their imagination," ... by Alfred Hitchcock. KEY: A: Colchester Tours...Read More
Categories: scary, allusion, appreciation, character, destiny,
Form: Narrative
Premium Member Clown Shoes
This limerick is about a clown, Thought he’d do some shopping in town. He scared baby boys, His shoes made such noise. So shoeless he shopped all around. ...Read More
Categories: scary, baby, children, funny, games,
Form: Limerick
Premium Member Snowed In
snow drifts building, halfway up the windows snow forecasted three more days no way out, we’re snowed in ...Read More
Categories: feelings, natural disasters, scary,
Form: Kimo
Premium Member Daredevil
Daring Audacious Reckless Eccentric Daft Extrovert Vain Intense Lucky ...Read More
Categories: scary, addiction, confidence, courage, crazy,
Form: Acrostic
Mental notes
My mental notes are like those from a psychologist Full of monologues and constant wars between myself Cause most times I'm undecided whether to take the high For I'm used to the lows that give a mean punch...Read More
Categories: scary, anxiety, confusion, lost, mental
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Scary Poems

Definition | What is Scary in Poetry?