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Premium Member Poem Duplicitous Cravings Robinson Jr., Freddie Dramatic Verse scary, woman,
Premium Member Poem Two Days Only Ellison, Jack Limerick scary,
Cat and Mouse Flaherty, Christopher Free verse scary,
Premium Member Poem Old Hair Ellison, Jack Limerick scary,
Nails On Chalkboard-Grima Whalen O Haolin in ancient Celtic, David Senryu scary,
Hope for a dead man Jones, Marcel Free verse dark, death, depression, emotions, scary,
Echoes of Fear JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse scary,
Raped Marr, Emilee Bio abuse, anger, pain, prison, scary, suicide, violence,
Sometimes Dugan, Noah Rictameter beauty, dream, heart, love, scary,
Are You Proud smith, laken Free verse anxiety, confusion, crazy, desire, scary, sick,
A Bug in the Bed Atputharajah, Jesudason Prose Poetry abuse, anxiety, depression, insect, scary,
Premium Member Poem MAD WORLD - Poem about a song Contest version - 14 lines Williams, Maria Dramatic Verse scary, song,
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Premium Member Poem Mad World - extended version Williams, Maria Dramatic Verse scary,
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Bukowski Kenyon, Ema Free verse scary,
Premium Member Poem The Bete Mythology Duet, Carole Quatrain scary,
chin bone fields, verlecia Bio abuse, anger, anxiety, discrimination, scary, sick, today,
Just a Little Dark Calle, Maegan Narrative absence, emo, emotions, lonely, scary,
Premium Member Poem Light As a Feather, Stiff As a Board Loo, Laura Rhyme scary,
Premium Member Poem Grasping for Excuses Soper, Joseph Quatrain scary,
Urban Legend May, Joseph Quatrain scary,
Premium Member Poem A Call Not Taken Soper, Joseph Couplet scary,
My Demon Inside Bond, Krissy Free verse scary,
RAVC A horse riding course Harris, STANLEY Cowboy adventure, horse, pride, scary, silly, truth,
Collision of realities JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse scary, self,
The Legend Jane, Just Free verse analogy, dark, emotions, fantasy, scary,
Premium Member Poem Urban Legends: The They Dupins, PoetPrentice Free verse grandmother, internet, mystery, myth, scary, technology,
Premium Member Poem Circus Of The Dead Gridley, Ray Rhyme scary,
Frightful Footles Michaels, John Footle friend, humor, humorous, scary,
Premium Member Poem Encounter with a Griffin Hopkins-Drewer, Cecelia Free verse scary,
Funny little fellow Duggan, Vera Rhyme bird, environment, farm, funny, scary,
Premium Member Poem I'm Changing The Channel Adams, Deb Rhyme betrayal, change, divorce, heartbreak, scary, trust,
Premium Member Poem I Thought I Was Ready Adams, Deb Rhyme divorce, fear, identity, loneliness, scary, self,
For my monster Smith, Jeremy Rhyme children, dark, imagination, scary,
Wiretapping Vassilev, Ross Epigram abuse, anxiety, betrayal, international, scary, surreal, usa,
Fallout Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet abuse, fear, men, people, scary,
Premium Member Poem So Strange Study, James Terza Rima imagination, mystery, scary,
The Astral Entity Simons, Brendan Couplet evil, horror, psychological, scary, spiritual,
Missing Soul Rodriguez, Baltazar Free verse absence, abuse, anger, hate, scary,
Lil Sally Tan, Shawn Free verse boy, crazy, dark, evil, scary, sick,
Premium Member Poem Why Would Poe's Lonely Ghost Dare To Haunt Me Lindley, Robert Sonnet art, creation, dark, fantasy, scary, sky,
TCHAIKOVSKY'S OVERTURE EDDIE, CHICANO Free verse death, food, girl, girlfriend, scary,
Let It Out Akisame, Akari Free verse change, courage, deep, imagery, scary, self,
You Are What You Eat Martin, Marissa Rhyme dark, death, horror, poems, scary,
The Ghost Kinch , Elizabeth Tyburn scary,
Premium Member Poem FROM WHERE DOTH NOISE COME Jennings, CayCay Lyric scary,
ADDICTION Smokes, Alieana Free verse abuse, addiction, depression, food, scary, society,
Bang Bang Fraser, Luayne Free verse scary, violence,
Premium Member Poem A Real Crime Blacharczyk, Frank Free verse allusion, betrayal, character, integrity, scary,
Into Madness Blackmon, Zoe A I do not know? scary,
Dont Go in the Basement Lanier, Bo Free verse scary,
Fear Ram, Ram Quatrain anxiety, fear, how i scary, spiritual, uplifting,
Premium Member Poem Witches, Time to go Parveen, Tahira Free verse emo, funny, gothic, halloween, scary,
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A thunder cloud Knyr, Volodymyr Couplet scary, voice, weather,
Premium Member Poem Respect Is Tough Rogers, Rich Rhyme scary, truth, usa,
Premium Member Poem Night In The Forest Gridley, Ray Rhyme animal, anxiety, fear, imagination, scary,
Clowns Shaudd, M.P. Rhyme scary, silly,
Lightning Banks, Russell Free verse scary, water, weather,
Black eyed murder in the field JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse scary, snow, winter,
To DIE for JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse abuse, adventure, car, crazy, scary,
Stoned Johnson, Rose Blank verse scary,
Premium Member Poem Revenge Parveen, Tahira Free verse dark, evil, gothic, prayer, scary,
paint me RENITAH, PHIONAH Blank verse scary,
Premium Member Poem The Girl with the Blackberry Eyes Green, Chris Rhyme scary,
BURDENSOME BAGGAGE RENITAH, PHIONAH Romanticism feelings, for him, how scary,
DEAR AMERICA RENITAH, PHIONAH Narrative scary, spoken word, sympathy,
Premium Member Poem I was always looking over my shoulder at her baggage pachecho, connie Free verse father daughter, mystery, relationship, scary,
Premium Member Poem Poof Robinson Jr., Freddie Free verse scary, woman,
Premium Member Poem The House on Menlough Hill - Adieu Seeker, The Narrative scary,
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Premium Member Poem The House on Menlough Hill - The Return Seeker, The Narrative scary,
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Dark Hallways Edwards, Michelle Lyric fantasy, horror, lyric, music, scary, song,
Premium Member Poem The House on Menlough Hill Seeker, The Narrative adventure, bereavement, scary,
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THEY MUST'VE TAKEN A CAB EDDIE, CHICANO Free verse anxiety, cry, death, drink, scary, sick,
We just kept on running JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse allusion, dark, death, fear, scary,
The Big Clown Hackett, Allen Verse scary,
WHAT WAS THAT Matt, Phatt I do not know? adventure, fear, hilarious, horror, scary,
I WISH I WEREN'T A SPIDER Arribas, John Rhyme allusion, butterfly, children, fantasy, scary,
Premium Member Poem Favorite Recurring Nightmares Part 1 Johnston, Brian Quatrain anxiety, crazy, fun, funeral, scary,
13 Ghosts Lanier, Bo Free verse scary, symbolism,
Premium Member Poem He talked in his sleep pachecho, connie Free verse absence, betrayal, dream, gothic, scary,
Smudged shadow JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse scary, soldier, sorrow, world
Storm JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse scary,
Unnatural JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse conflict, lost, night, scary, together,
Premium Member Poem Train of thought Pett, Roy Rhyme scary, travel,
Revival of the Nephilim Legister, Gerry Imagism angel, bible, conflict, dark, scary,
Premium Member Poem Short story Daniel, Jo Prose scary,
THE NEW HEAD MAN Arribas, John Rhyme evil, fear, hate, horror, scary, surreal,
A Scary Happy New Year To You Carpenter, J.L Political Verse new year, new years scary,
Forgotten Letter Farmer, Morgen Rhyme scary,
Surviving Kent, Justine Blank verse absence, abuse, birth, father, scary,
Premium Member Poem My Most Famous Part Ellison, Jack Limerick scary,
Paranoia Faries, Marissa Crystalline dark, horror, mental illness, scary, surreal,
Premium Member Poem Maison Catreen Ward, Julia Rhyme scary,
I WISH I WEREN'T A BUNNY Arribas, John Rhyme allegory, allusion, desire, fun, scary,
Dark Room Ventura, Delilah Free verse scary,
Bone chilling JY, T.I.R.O. Dramatic Verse dark, fear, grave, light, scary, storm,
Ghost Smart, Isabella Haiku scary,
Premium Member Poem One coin - two sides Jumbo, Sandison Tanka scary,
Premium Member Poem Woke Up Dead Ellison, Jack Limerick scary,
Toxic State Rose, Savannah Blank verse abuse, betrayal, corruption, hate, scary,
The Wendigo Malenfant, Jerome Rhyme horror, mythology, native american, scary,