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Short Dark Poems

Short Dark Poems. Below are examples of the most popular short Dark poems by PoetrySoup poets. Search short Dark poetry by poem length and keyword.


I don't even know
He left with all mine confidence...

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Categories: dark, absence, anger, betrayal, break up, change, city,
Form: Free verse



PAULS AND PETERS
Peters,Peters all,

No Pauls!
...

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Categories: absence, caregiving, dark,
Form: Light Verse
I am Africa
I’m Africa
black
dark
not dull
...

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Categories: dark, africa, allegory,
Form: Free verse
Gymlumcillassol
spin doctor
off spin or
spin gore
...

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Categories: addiction, break up, dark, future, military, stress,
Form: Haiku
Demons
Demons
       Love
Their
       Own...

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Categories: bible, black african american, dark, first love,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Turbid Transparency
Dark money donors
Opaque Senate owners...

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© Mark Toney  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, money, poetry, society,
Form: Couplet
Blue
In Blue
Deep
Dark
Delightful
Blue
...

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Categories: dark, imagination, introspection, life,
Form: I do not know?
The Hills Danced
The rolling hills
 danced in the dark....

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© MC MC  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, nature
Form: Personification
Anticipation
dark skies
muscles ache
rain coming 
...

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Categories: dark, health, weather,
Form: Haiku
Precise realities
Vague word
Dark corner
Reckless driver
...

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Categories: dark, satire, society,
Form: Triolet
Premium Member Haiku 38
blood by the pond
her reflection
permanent...

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Categories: dark, death, image,
Form: Haiku
Irony
Life.
Daily
adventure.
Ironic twist.
Death....

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Categories: dark, life, satire,
Form: Lanterne
Premium Member her cloud
her cloud
she hangs ten 
on the dark side...

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Categories: dark, life,
Form: Haiku
Clouds
red rim sun
above dark 
clouds-
survival...

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Categories: dark, autumn,
Form: Haiku
RACE
Race of horse,

No blood of course!


...

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Categories: dark, discrimination,
Form: Light Verse
our shadows
Cloudy weather elimination are our shadows
...

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Categories: dark, how i feel, miss you, poets,
Form: Imagism
Premium Member 26 Too Many
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Too many...

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© Uwe Stroh  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, death,
Form: Free verse
Eight line poem
Be 
The
Light
For
Those 
In
The 
Dark...

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Categories: dark, light,
Form: Free verse
Dark Matter 3
dark matter
seems unfathomable
like love is...

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© John Smith  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, introspection
Form: Haiku
BOSS
Generous Boss,
 
Hundred of us,

The bus!...

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Categories: abuse, culture, dark, environment, pain,
Form: Light Verse
GOD SAKE NEVER
Take tours,

Peak hours,

God sake never!...

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Categories: caregiving, dark, environment,
Form: Light Verse
Down
The sun is merely a chaperone to the darkness...

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© Adam Foley  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: dark, depression, grief, heartbreak, loneliness, pain, sad
Form: Lyric
Insomnia
A dark room
tick tock tick tock
I can't sleep...

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Categories: dark, confusion
Form: Haiku
Dark
I fall asleep
And when I wake
It's still dark...

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Categories: dark, life
Form: Senryu
DARK BRINGS WORK
In dark 

No work

If phone is not taken!
...

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Categories: dark,
Form: Blank verse