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Suspenseful Poems

Suspenseful Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of suspenseful poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for suspenseful.

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Premium Member Worst Nightmare Come True
Up, up and away on a hot-air balloon;
soaring in exceedingly high altitude,
then it turns into a fight for survival.
Worst nightmare come true!

Date written: 01/14/2020
Note: I was inspired to write this poem after watching "The Aeronauts" last night on Prime Video....Read More
Categories: suspenseful, adventure, fear,
Form: Sapphic stanza

Premium Member Great Escape
Great, legendary Harry Houdini

Ruled the roost during his hey day. 

Enthralling the world with magic tricks

And death-defying stunts. He loomed large.

The greatest magician of all time, most say.
Escape-artist he certainly was!

Shackled in chains, or tied up with ropes

Cap-a-pie, and...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, celebrity, imagery, magic, tribute,
Form: Acrostic
A Car Ride To Me
A car ride to me is pulling out from my previous location and driving to an unknown destination 
Leaving wherever I'm going completely up to chance and imagination
It's moving between the speeds of 40 and 60 to keep things safe...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, car, memory,
Form: I do not know?
Liking the Darkness
Rolling back
Reeling in laughter 
Reliving phases 
Thus revealing faces

she slides through phases places 
Placing faces 
To deaden places 
Creating an illusion 
Of bizarre cases 

She Mastered the lines
As she dance the puppets 
Taking crunchy chunks 
From each suspenseful moments 

Reaching...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Would you still love me
Would you still love me
If i was a tree
And instead of my leaves being yellow or orange
It was black and lifeless
With leaves that fail to plummet
During the fall

Would you still love me
If instead of being full of sparkling flakes
With white...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, mental illness,
Form: Free verse

Fortune Cookie Maxim Minimizes Apple Macbook Pro Update Process
agonizingly dutifully didst wait
to distract anticipatory anxiety,
(analogous to an expectant father)
while protracted procedure promised
nothing short of a millennium

whereby echoing thru the corridors of time
olly olly gluten free ranging NON GMO, oxen
oiled lubricated cloven hoof
nsync cup aided toot tune to clacking...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, 10th grade, 11th grade, funny, perspective, power,
Form: Prose Poetry
Premium Member Mystery
A mystery
is an enigmatically suspenseful adventure
where darkness holds answers
but can only be obtained
if the detective wears courage
...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, adventure, analogy, courage, dark, mystery,
Form: Free verse
Wishing for the same dream
The worst thing about having depression for so long is that I've come to like it, that at times that I want to reminisce in the sadness that kills me... that leaves me feeling buried beneath the earth gasping for...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, depression, feelings, horror, lost love, stress,
Form: Free verse
The Realm of Love
Love is indeed a strange realm....
from the perspective of the inexperienced-
terrorizing, hypnotizing and suspenseful- 
in the thought that the Love many speak of, 
that many claim to live by... 
can be cloaked with all that seems good for the soul,
yet...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, art, deep, dream, emotions, fate, heart, inspirational,
Form: Free verse
Taste Test
A thought, a nightmare, a dream; and what does it all mean?                            ...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, christian, dream, friendship, peace, prayer,
Form: Narrative

Hurricane Harvey's Fury
     FLOODING EMERGENCY IN HOUSTON.  HURRICANE HARVEY dumping 25 inches rain on Houston and other cities like Rockport, Corpus Christi, Victoria and HARVEY won't leave till Thursday, so storms not over. NEWS NOW shows people...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, adventure, america, anxiety, appreciation, bible, boat, endurance,
Form: Blank verse
Guarded Heart
"Grabbing ahold of my feelings with outstretched arms
Clutching it with my fists and throwing them in a cage
Locking away the poison eating me from the inside
Ropes that pulled around my neck the stronger the belief
Just an inch closer would've strangled...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, betrayal, confusion, crazy, crush, feelings, freedom, moving
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Knowledge is a genie Once let out of the bottle it cant be put back
Profound insight climbing the mountain
The higher you go the more beautiful view 
Opens up wide spread in front of you
You see the world under your feet
Overwhelmingly liberating experience 
Shocking overpowering, and scary
You play walking on the sling blade 
The line...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, allusion, deep, humanity, philosophy, symbolism, visionary, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Never the Same
The dagger has no name 
Hater knows no shame 
The purge is underway 
Bloody showers rivaling the rain
Terrified frights, rattling the bone 
Come one, come all
Many watch as the suspenseful white woman is bound to fall
The night is all but...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, anger, betrayal,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Castle or Search for the Light
I see a shiny castle
On a high mountain top
Surrounded by a starry hassle
Of bright dancing stars
With moon hanging on its pillars
In the bed of puffy clouds
I see the candle light 
Shining through narrow windows 
Of the top floor arched pillars
My...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, spiritual,
Form: ABC
Premium Member Mind of a Serial Killer VIII
Twilight has come casting a beautiful flicker upon my silver knife
who has taste the women who gave a price and in the end their life

Some were quick because I tend to bore and some took days upon my board
as my...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, dark, desire, horror, imagery, mystery, scary, violence,
Form: Dramatic Verse
Since we met you're the one who has had my attention 
the dating world is so suspenseful 
but you made it easier for me to open up 
and give up what everyone is fighting to keep 
I believe the love...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, desire, faith,
Form: Lyric
Embracing Eternally
I dreamt that you were there,
In a haze, I could see your familiar face
The sun providing a spotlight for our awe-drenched moment

As I drew near,
Your features became more and more clear
You were smiling from ear to ear,
Like an angel fragrant...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, beautiful, beauty, desire, dream, heart, longing, love,
Form: Free verse
Double Door
Your words—a light to my embroidered sorrow,
Your heart—pumping in me hope for tomorrow
Your strength—an ever-shining, unassuming moon,
Reflecting a sun that shall rise very soon

In daydream despair I will always remember,
From suspenseful January, to darkened December
That pain etched deeply in my...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, appreciation, beauty, blessing, dedication, heart, joy, love,
Form: Rhyme
The Present
Since we met you're the one who has had my attention, the 
dating world is so suspenseful but you made it easier for me to 
open up and give up what everyone is fighting to keep. I believe 
the love...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, lovegod, me, god, me,
Form: Romanticism
Premium Member Scary, Suspenseful
I grabbed my keys and stomped to the door.
I wasn’t listening to any more.
Why was he always so calm and RIGHT!!!!
I’d rather be out in the stormy night.
He spoke to me as I started to go.
“You can’t trust that car...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, adventure, imagination, husband, car, husband, me, storm,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member scary-suspenseful
The fog comes rolling in
To the added horror of it
My situation with my car
Being broke down and all
And stuck on the side of
An abandoned road
Nobody has driven by
It’s been eerily quiet
It’s nearing dark now
I’m lost at what to do
Just then...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, adventure, life, me, old, dark, car, dark,
Form: Free verse

While the waiting is nearing
The longing doubly suspenseful
Mechanically or tender make it eager of welcome
Perhaps hugging and kissing
Will never dampen homesickness
Everything in the “kubo” is envious
Every minute a comfort and intimate
Even crickets stop cricketing
And eking doors shut up and...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, love, longing,
Form: Free verse
Suspenseful, sweet air 
of my lordly cathedral...
hum my faithfulness....Read More
Categories: suspenseful, devotion, faith, music, peace, places
Form: Haiku
Words flow and go
What? When? Where? and How?
Tell the story as it is given.
Pondering and wondering
Make it exciting, sad or glad
Suspenseful, heartwarming or romantic
Viewers all like a good story
Embellish as needed
check for spelling and grammar
(don't want to look like an...Read More
Categories: suspenseful, on writing and words
Form: Light Verse