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Scary Poems | Examples of Scary Poetry

Scary Poems. Below are examples of poems about scary. This list of scary poems is composed of the works of modern international poet members of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples of scary poetry. This list of works about scary is an excellent resource for examples on how to write scary poems.

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List of Scary Poems

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PMPoem TitlePoetFormCategories  
SCARY SOUNDS OF NATURE Ann Gilmour Rhyme night, november, scary, wind,
Premium Member Poem Ugly Places Dear Heart Rhyme memory, pain, scary,
Premium Member Poem Scarecrow in the Cornfield Curtis Moorman Couplet farm, food, funny, scary,
Promises Of Pain jay moore Couplet dark, evil, god, scary,
Flood of Blood jay moore Couplet scary, angel, conflict, dark, evil,
Premium Member Poem IF YOU PULL A LONG FACE - Part Two - Continued T Wignesan Dramatic Monologue scary, death, destiny, halloween, humor,
Spider Terry Flood Rhyme funny, insect, scary,
As soon the night collects your debt Chris Green Rhyme good night, scary,
Reaper's Child Stanley Billing Rhyme scary,
Walk With Me Freddie Robinson Jr. Free verse fear, halloween, horror, scary,

Hairy Mary
by Terry Flood
Hairy Mary

Hairy Mary, really scary
Hairs grow from her nose
Some sprout from her pointy ears
And in between her toes

She's got hair on her fingers
and her one...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: funny, halloween, scary,

Drenched of hell's insanities
by Chris Green

Drenched of hell’s insanities 



Sending chills this tortured spine, 
as aches precede the worded fiction
Sorted truth does rest sublime 
beneath the light of benediction
Broken dreams...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: dark, horror, scary,

Halloween
by Lycia Harding
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bought candy today

think I still have strychnine left

...but no rats to kill

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10/30/2018
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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: scary, animal, candy, death, drug,

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Spooky Wednesday
by Patricia Garcia Howard Bramble
Cauldron's and bubbles 
The fire is hot
The pot is stirring
Witches and vampires are gathering
Blood moon full and bright 
Bringing the dead plain into sight
Werewolves and...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: scary, celebration, evil, fear, halloween,

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Rhyme - Halloween Horror
by Winged Warrior
Rhyme - Halloween Horror

The monster takes a scruffy stroll, & relieves himself by the grassy knoll
A grunting gruff out of control, pondering in fumes with...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fun, halloween, scary,

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Oooooeeeee
by Jack Ellison


It's not well known but I'm wiser than most
Got a great bod though I don't like to boast
Actually, model stuff
Surprisingly tough
Beat up old ladies but...

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Limerick | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: scary,

The Haunted House
by Pixie Dust



SHE SITS LIKE A WICKETY RICKETY SHREW 
COBWEB ENCRUSTED - WAITING FOR YOU 
RUSTED AND BUSTED WANTING TO CHEW, 

COME ON IN, BUT DON'T SAY...

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

The Midnight Bell Tolls
by Robert Belenzon
Then comes the call of the witch named Kabbath,
That signals the start of All Hollow's Black Sabbath.
And, from the dark crypts and the blackest of...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: halloween, october, scary, surreal,

TO THE PUBLISHER
by norberto franco cisneros
I read and find your request intriguing
you ask for bizarre tales for your book
and I’m cheerfully ecstatic and disposed 
to send you a particularly special...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: fear, scary, violence,

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Personification - Halloween Horror
by Edward Ibeh
A creepy-looking lit jack 'o lantern takes perverse pleasure in startling 
Trick-or-treating kids. It waits until they get to the door, then lets out 
A...

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Personification | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: day, halloween, scary, sound,

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Charming she was
by Gershon Wolf
Blind in one eye with the voice of a shrew
   Her chin came to a point, moles wildly grew
From her cheeks in a...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: halloween, nonsense, scary,

Halloween Night
by Karamel Princess
The clock ticks and strikes the midnight hour
Sounds of footsteps in the house gets louder
The light from the candles get blown by wind
The midnight monster...

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

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Spider
by Nina Parmenter
Teleporting freak-show snaps onto my room,
Scratchy beast of doom.

Eight-legged incubus crunched across the gap,
Crackle-crackle-tap.

Spinning like a death-wish writhing in my head,
A noose from every thread.

Blurred...

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

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Carnival Autumn's Ghostly Hubble
by Eve Roper
It is Carnival Autumn's Ghostly Hubble
Halloween Night, as emotions bubble;
kids full of mischief getting into trouble.

The whole carnival is decked out with Halloween décor!
Lit jack-o-lanterns,...

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

Dance of the Demons
by jay moore
Dance of the Demons, Man what a sight
Moving with eerie rhythm into the light
Can't move frozen with fright
Do they see me? I think they might
If...

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Rhyme | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: scary, conflict, courage, evil, fear,

SATYR
by Tiffany Harvester
SHE STOOD IN FEEBLE DARKNESS
CLAD IN FLOWING WHITE
A LUCID IMAGE
TRANSFIXED WAS I
BY HER ETHEREAL PRESENCE
UNTIL I GLANCED UPON
HER FLAMING CRIMSON EYES
THAT INSTILLED IN ME
SUCH A...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: halloween, scary,

Senryu - a high heels
by Augustus Black
a high heels status.
she calls boys on her hot bed;
dark bloody basement.
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Date - 4th September 2018

Contest - Haiku-Senryu - Writing Challenge October 2018
Sponsored by: Dear...

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Senryu | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: evil, scary, sin,

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In the Dark Silence and Late
by Eve Roper
In the Dark Silence and Late

 At the enchanted hour when the night turns a ghostly gray, 
clouds slowly swirl in anger billowing a dense...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: children, fantasy, scary,

A Killers Killer
by jay moore
Oh those people what do they see
As they stare through the glass at me
Is he the killer? Could he be?
He needs a place to stay,...

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I do not know? | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: scary, crazy, dark, death, evil,

NIGHT TIME IMAGININGS
by Ann Gilmour
“Sleep well my dear there is nothing to fear
what you see in the daylight
is here in the dark night
you just cannot see it so clear”

Waking...

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Free verse | Create an image from this poem. | Categories: childhood, dream, grandmother, scary,