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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.

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From the Vicissitudes
Does the dead not walk? I woke up in the middle of last night drained, In my castle built in the stark blank, I was like the vulture beaten by wild rain storm. Does the dead not walk? The fragrance...Read More
Categories: scary, adventure, africa, anxiety, dream,
Form: Free verse

she loves her boyfriend quiet and academic . so scary a hands with an emotional eye he stalks me I feel scary 11/16/20 Written words by James Edward Lee Sr. 2020© Tanka Poem ...Read More
Categories: scary, analogy, anxiety, boyfriend, conflict,
Form: Tanka
Premium Member Fearful of the Light
The man was angry, had been for a long while Waiting for someone to get the brunt of it Did not realize all he had to do was step into the light Was fearful of it; had seen...Read More
Categories: feelings, house, scary, spiritual,
Form: Prose Poetry
Here are six tales of six relatives of mine Now all have passed in the passage of time Mostly seen through the eyes of a child Poetic licence used for I’m no Oscar Wilde ~~~ Aunt Ada and Aunt...Read More
Categories: character, family, scary,
Form: Rhyme
All airborne travels Claimed to be safe Turned into a danger Letting only the Sky safe ...Read More
Categories: scary, sky, travel,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member This is a Safe Place
What is it? A sow? A steer? A cow? A calf? Barn was dark; dribble of light from hole in ceiling. Thing hid itself in back corner, we sensed its shadow. I felt evil in this place. Began...Read More
Categories: scary, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Prose Poetry
The Virus From Hell
There's a disease causing havoc around the world. Infecting many men women boys and girls. It is a pandemic.We've got to correct it. Mother Earth's in a state of turmoil. Corona Virus- awful disease. Corona Virus- inside of...Read More
Categories: scary, anxiety, death of a
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Almost Another Ghost Story part two
My obligation was fulfilled at last, one grueling week. I'd bid goodbye to noisy walls and wooden floors that creak! Once I was done, I looked around to double-check my work; and there, outside the window moved a...Read More
Categories: house, night, scary, work,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Almost Another Ghost Story part one
One cold and dark October night, I ran a one-man crew, by trying to burn the midnight oil, I had a job to do. A friend procured an old estate out past the city bounds and called on...Read More
Categories: house, night, scary, work,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Me Without A Beard
Some call me looney, some call me weird Some wonder what I'd look like without a beard You don't want to know It's a horrible show It can easily turn accolades to resounding jeers ...Read More
Categories: scary,
Form: Limerick
The Moon
I look up at the sky The moon ,it's on its way up There is something that makes me hiccup Hiccup with fear That something is very,very near Werewolves ,zombies It is unclear All I know...Read More
Categories: halloween, moon, scary,
Form: Rhyme
That Time of the Month
That Time of The Month Halloween has always been my favorite holiday, Aliens come from space to try human candy, Vampires come from the dark alleys to get a taste, Your Blood is delicious no time to let it...Read More
Categories: scary, 9th grade, halloween, poems,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Hideaway Home
I spot the tunnel tis is not bright alas a runnel it's in my sight fear of runners in the park leery of gunners after dark Mobsters Ball it is a panic the bathroom stall a hustler manic now I'll close in nowhere to hide a rat's den no tears...Read More
Categories: scary, corruption, evil, mystery, power,
Form: Rhyme
The End of the Cenozoic Era - Part 5 - The Beginning of the End
When she was done The cruel man looked for another one He ate Mary, Bertha, Bessie, Carol, Blossom, Jessie Florence, Abigail, Jane Margaret, Melody, Lane And then he said, "I must refrain." And then he thought again. I sat and counted The girls he hounded One...Read More
Categories: scary, crazy, girl, gothic, horror,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member A Walk In The Woods
The storm did dampen the traveled path and caused blemish to most late-autumn leaves, still attached, clinging to life. Like a stoic sentry, a lone owl stands...Read More
Categories: adventure, dark, night, scary,
Form: Free verse

Specific Types of Scary Poems

Definition | What is Scary in Poetry?