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I Love to Read and Write Dark Poetry

"come to the darkside..." 193 People

    A Dark Deed Committed

    The moonlight beams through These church windows As I sit and kneel for forgiveness The images spear my mind Of the foul act I committed But the choir boys are so...so.. Beautiful I weep in this moonlit church Asking for forgivness I weep alone. Always alone.
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M Feb 14, 2011

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    Oh The Agony

    This is my first poem with a Gothic Drear. Enjoy... Oh the agony that lives in my heart The loss of my beloved is tearing me apart It was a villain in the night, the villain's name was Death My eyes are now waterfalls! I have lost my beauty's breath I am doomed to face life...
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M 3 Responses Feb 13, 2011

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    Song Of Whisper

    Many times I flied to sky though I felt myself just fade shudder, darkness seek to hold shudder, light consume my world Fleeing, seeking, no one there I'm alone and searching hope broken tablets of that time a promise written in the past Drowning eyes which search the sky stars...
    Barlong Barlong 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2012

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    Once Upon A Midnight Hour

    Once upon a midnight hour I came across a beautiful flower I thought it was the nightingale I smelled the flower to unveil It smelled so sweet It entered my mind The identity of the scent Was to find I rubbed its petals on my face Its velvet touch it felt like lace My breathing...
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 14, 2011

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    Stoneheart

    Stoneheart Heart of stone,eyes of ice. I'll kill you once,I'll kill you twice. You'll slowly die, Again and again. Each time you breathe out, Each time you breathe in. I have no guilt,I have no fear. I am far, yet still so near. Lungs inhaling poison, Eyes glowing in the dark...
    TheSunshineheart TheSunshineheart 18-21 2 Responses Mar 10, 2012

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    "daughters of pestilence" i was sleeping

    sweetly till i heard strange sound trumpets of some deadly thing approaching a november cold wind in her eye she walked a shadowy figurine on storm wracked road as she walked slow and deliberate dressed all in black she held a dozen bones of a bird that flew she held a dozen...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Jun 25

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    Someone Elses Eyes

    SOME ONES MIND.....I want to see the world through someone else'seyes i want to know what it is like to be alivenot a dead soul waiting to die longing for theone thing i long to do take a blade and sliceit through kill the whispers and the screamsthe nightmares when i dream i...
    Cetana Cetana 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 16, 2011

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    Beast In Me

    I feel it beating in my heart Its fangs bared and talons glare It hungers now for a taste It wants to drag its claws against the flesh And sink its fangs within Let it hear you howl And maybe you'll live through the prowl
    Azureal Azureal 26-30, M Jan 29, 2013

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    FIREBRAND~by Me

    Spontaneous human cohabitation and freedom becomes her as she slips through the safehouse door, the grimy grip of her ex-best friend's lover leads the way... Strange eyes bypass introductions and she answers to no one, not even the desperado who soothes her illfated...
    pitbullbeauty pitbullbeauty 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    Dark Meditations

    Death is on my mindThe final refuge from allThat is bitterThe end is ourOnly PoetryIs a flower fragrant ifIt crumbles in out handIs love sweet if itinflects painThe days are full of wantand sadnessThe night time is a whoreDeath is on my mind
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M Dec 9, 2012

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    Pleading For Blindness

    Through the eyes of a child There is wonder & curiosity A sense of adventure Yet, an innocent naivety To the obstacles that undoubtedly lie ahead Through the eyes of a child There is so much more to this world Than money or fashion So much more than surviving Instead, a child...
    Guinevere5290 Guinevere5290 18-21, F Feb 4, 2012

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    Breakfast Kitten

    the road may have been long' but you were allways comfortable with the top down in florida sunshine breeze blowin away all thouse dark thoughts man of your word you sat in a moral court of small minds and put up with her advances and the ever present escapism that haunts her...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Oct 24, 2013

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    Here's a song that was written in a book I read

    (Midwinderblood by Marcus Sedgwick): The wind doth blow today, my love, And a few small drops of rain; I never had but one true-love, In a cold grave he was lain. I’ll do as much for my true-love As any young girl may; I’ll sit and mourn all at his grave For a twelvemonth...
    ForgottenCelestria ForgottenCelestria 16-17, F 1 Response May 26

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    He is an ebook of dark poetry

    that will be FREE today http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00MEVEEJ6/ Review on amazon if you enjoy!
    FullCircleO FullCircleO 31-35, M Aug 14

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    €ND

    As her life slowely walks past her lonely world... She crys her last tear.... She laughs her last laugh... She smokes her last light... She fights her last fight.... But before she goes... She wants them to remember her... She writes a letter...thinking them...for all that they...
    rainbowskittlezz rainbowskittlezz 13-15, F Jul 20, 2013

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    No Escape

    Wandering through the valley of emptiness, Haunted by old demons and new, Trying to escape the loneliness,Can't stop thinking of you, Strolling over the path of a lost mind, My love for you is breaking me,Trying to find a way out,but I'm blind,I shall never be free, walking on...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F Apr 28

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    Oblivion

    Definitely not one of my best. But hey, the words come to mind, and I write 'em down.   Oblivion     Little white skies Floating away Big blue eyes Masked with innocence   Hope is floating away Faltering your strength Covering the...
    ZomfgBrooke ZomfgBrooke 13-15, F May 2, 2010

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    "musclebound mind" rain day grey all in the

    muscle of my head flex it but the thoughts still there running round an round in empty space strong head weak heart send my head on global tour round the block sunbathing my moral compass but it never tells me what i want to hear that its ok to do all the fun stuff rain day...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Jun 26

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    Coming Down~by Me

    my heart beats dimly in my ear the ring fading fast like an echo of footsteps down a hall my life force vibrates just between my palms nowhere else to be found ushering a trickle of tepid water from the dark corners of my eyes is this visit finally over? i whisper...
    pitbullbeauty pitbullbeauty 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 17, 2009

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    She Is Gone...

    Puts the blood coverd blanket over her poor pale face crying... She had cut the last cut... As she bleeds out she screams for Mersey... No one heres here... She is gone... the felling of the stupid ******* that made her fell the way she did reappeared... She felt there hateful...
    rainbowskittlezz rainbowskittlezz 13-15, F Jun 30, 2013

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    Cutters Corner

    There is a corner,Hidden away from those who do not bleed,The blade brings blood,The walls are covered a crimson shade,Dark secrets told there each day,Under the place where people dwell,The cutters go and do their thing,Depression and tears,Anger and fears,Horrid thoughts spoken...
    CrushedScottishLass CrushedScottishLass 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 31, 2013

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    Humanity =

    (I honestly don't know what got into me, but i REALLY wanted to write something dark...) My mentality is insanity and all of humanity is stuck in technicality while the sanity of humanity is weakening evermore. My despair is unimpaired to those whom wimpier of simple pains. While...
    PoetwithaPen PoetwithaPen 16-17, M Mar 2, 2013

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    Death Becomes Her

    Amber waves of a scent so striking I feel as though I may be struck So deep, so dark, an un-dividing Heartless passion, a poisonous lust But oh the joys my death does bring Although hellish, my soul does sing Life's only true certainty is death So pick your poison With no regrets...
    Guinevere5290 Guinevere5290 18-21, F Feb 4, 2012

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    The Kiss

    She is staring at her husband admiring his face, Thinking to herself she is in a happy place, She leans toward his face, and gives him the kiss, That gives her mind one moments bliss, A tear comes down her face, knowing she wanted more, She closes his casket and heads to the door...
    revolution77 revolution77 18-21, M Feb 14, 2011

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    Its Time

    1. Here we stay Not stand but lay In this old house Conquered by cobwebs And Shadowed sunlight It lingers in the air... The Screams!!! All of our dying hopes and dreams We must ignore That there is no door As we ourselves lie weeping 2. Here we stay Not stand but lay...
    IronHeart IronHeart 18-21 Nov 16, 2010

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    Tomorrow Will Be Alright

    How can i keep my faith when everything isnt going right? How can i keep going when all the fears come rushing back into my mind? They always tell me "You'll be fine, just keep believing" Sometimes i just want to stop believing. I just dont see it! I want to give up soo bad...
    AngelBornInHell AngelBornInHell 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 27, 2012

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    Sweet Pandemonium~by Me

    pretty pictures of death tangled up in bloodied bedsheets a subtle knife next to my busted mainline still pumping out visions.. i thought about giving the monster a call with my last request but a lethal injection wasn't going to do any dignified tricks.. no i had to...
    pitbullbeauty pitbullbeauty 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    Delirium

    Please Comment, Thank you. ~Delirium~ He comes to you in the day. He comes to you at night. He is your Shadow. He is your Mind. He'll Seek your Light. When Delirium Comes to you, Don't run. for He'll think it a Crime. But just Remember. You'll only Meet Him in a...
    xXRazorBladeXTearzXx xXRazorBladeXTearzXx 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3, 2010

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    That Night

    i loved hem. . . loved hem so damn much.....still do god damn me! Why do i love hem dont ask me i have no clue i should hate hem!!! but i dont i cant i have tried. i felt my skin crawling i wanted to scream i was so discusted with myself!! he didnt love me he didnt appriciate me...
    drkhairblueyes drkhairblueyes 16-17, F Oct 17, 2009

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    A Writer Writes...

    I don't AIM or PROGNOSTICATE or SET as a GOAL to write DARK poetry. On the one had I see myself as  a kind of vessel that hold  infinite experiences and memories and words and thoughts which were not spoken and were forbidden and shunned and thus hidden and so now at last I...
    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 2 Responses Nov 14, 2011

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    Invitations

    Stain my soul crimson red, Empty out my heart. Tear my mind right from my head, It was twisted from the start. Let another memory, Shatter on the floor. Broken shards of misery, That will haunt me evermore. Jaded eyes still gleaming, With the lust of my first kiss. The ruthless...
    TheSunshineheart TheSunshineheart 18-21 Apr 8, 2012

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    Rebirth

    None can allay a pain ascending, For this agony seems never-ending. I screech out  "Nevermore!", As it burns on through the night. I cannot survive! I cannot endure! What accumulates with fright. "Help!" I screech in haunting pain. My heart, my soul, has begun to wane. I'm...
    TheSunshineheart TheSunshineheart 18-21 Mar 24, 2012

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    Memories haunting a tortured soul,

    Soul that's ripped to pieces,Pieces shattered with sharp edges,Edges that stab a broken heart,Heart that can never be healed again,Again my mind gets lost in memories...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F Jun 6

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    Oh dear heavens yes... My poetry is dark as crap. If you ever want poetry that will make you depressed then I've got you covered.
    ifearsnowmen ifearsnowmen 18-21, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    "like a cheshire" her iron words rusted in the rain so we had to sit in the hot afternoon restoring the image she had painted with a sweet turn of phrase dazzled by the sunlight i...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Aug 27

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    THE WIDOW The little church beneath the trees The soft and gentle autumn breeze The congregation looking glum The beating of a funeral drum The eyes behind a veil of lace The...
    SelangorNight SelangorNight 56-60, M Aug 20

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    "gremlins of the mind" look upon you with my dark face you would not know me for i am lost from all light i have stepped into the shadows and know not my way home i have come to...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Aug 30

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    "with voiceless pride" perhaps it was his love for the salt and the sea perhaps upon the desert of waves he awaited a vision to awaken his dreaming heart some beautiful illusion...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 day ago

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    I am going to paint a picture, Paint a brand new start, A beautiful joyful portrait Not my usual abstract art My picture is slowly building I like what I see Scars less prominent...
    emmylou82 emmylou82 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    "she walks barefoot in the fields" she gathers them up holding them gently in her arms there are more every day like harvesting flowers pick them when they are in full bloom she...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 3 days ago

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    I have chains cast around my soul, and these chains, I can't control, I'm cut to shreds, leaving me with death. I can never escape the day, no matter what I do or say. I'm set out...
    lshidonil lshidonil 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30

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    "sun creepin" hot sun creepin long be hours for cool evening comes so we got to hang on for just a little longer we just gotta git down this mountain side just gotta forge the...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Sep 3

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    "quick as sin" she ran quick as sin to tell the moon of the maidens sea of intents but her tongue twisted upon the word as they were written she will always remember the first...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 1 Response Sep 5

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    Are you only but, a Simple Dream that my wondering thoughts play as I sleep? or a Forgotten Memory, scattered to the winds of my long lost Past? Are you a meer Stranger that longs...
    FavoleRose FavoleRose 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    "falling hero's" her tinderbox mind burst into flames of mad sadness's at any moment that will burn like a river of tears she will strain at speaking just the right words...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 9 hrs ago

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    "the glory of the hot hand' a hot number and you could see the dice smokin her luck was on fire life was a flash in the pan sweet the glory of the hot hand hounded when its thin...
    mudmen mudmen 46-50 Aug 19

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    every passing hour, i feel the desire in me grow, u make me sick but like a ***** i am on your beckon call i trade blood for bruises a lot less excuses i pop my pills so i don't...
    systemslut systemslut 26-30, F Aug 20

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    I Am What I Am #2 I am true. I may be a fake smile, but I am real. I have a real beating heart that loves until it is forced to hate. I admit that I do hate, even though it is...
    myusername22 myusername22 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 28

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    I started writing when I was 9 years old. I found myself hidden in a far corner, with pieces of paper and little tiny nubby pencils. Writing has always been my outlet and way of...
    TooUnbearable TooUnbearable 36-40, F 2 Responses Sep 7

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    I do. I love sharing them and knowing that people read what I write. If people hate what is said in my stories, understandable. Haters gonna hate. But I write because I love to...
    StoryTellar69 StoryTellar69 22-25, M Aug 25

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