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    Her blue eyes looked sullen

    but had once shone so very bright are now filled with a sadness and is losing the battle and will to fight. Her mind is torn and twisted not knowing what she should do as the battle rages within her head and heart tearing her in two. Her fighting and inner strength is really...
    lilreddress lilreddress 36-40, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2014

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    I write dark songs; does

    that count? (Don't want to post because they sound so much better with melody/tune than without)
    JaeKirrl JaeKirrl 13-15, F Aug 10

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    Who? bar the Heideggen few Sincerely enjoy the

    cemetery view? The glamorous stones draw the eye Whilst the others: in the sun they fry. The yellow sickle-swords taunt the dead, Whilst the powerful lie cast upon a stone made bed. But nor they will be remembered, still For no soul treads the path by the mill. and as this...
    PortrayingWander PortrayingWander 22-25, M Jun 16

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    there are no tears left to cry I've gone

    through everything I could try seems some are not meant for much and I just happen to be such is time to go, leave what I care for most after all, I'm only a host God! Answer me! why did I survive just to wish I'd have died? where are those who swore to stay by my side? they got...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 10

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    Title:Woods of the Lost The world ripped

    asunder, darkened days drenched daily. Society’s chaos, its own apocalyptic undoing. For the highly functioning monsters, who hunt alone. Lacking a parent or two, or maybe beginning with none at all. They, segregated and alone for all to see, Eye-to-Eye. Embracing the devil...
    Sarode Sarode 22-25, M 2 Responses May 1

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    Pain Pain, Pain Everywhere Inside,

    Outside To Much To Bare Overcome I Fail Again Broken Heart I Can Not Mend Relief, Relief I Search, I Seek Can’t Be Found My Disbelief I Cut, I Scratch I Tear At Skin Have To I Must Find A Way In My Foolish Heart I Must Get Inside Must Pull The Plug My Pain Subside Taking...
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M Dec 25, 2014

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    Frozen landscape Stretching all around Bleak

    and unforgiving Nothing living Breaking into my soul Blood becoming cold In this place with no meaning Looking for something Finding nothing Except loneliness My own disheartening loneliness
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    I watched her labored breathing,

    I held her hand so frail, so small. I heard the weeping of those close by... All those asking why. I knew the time had come, I leaned in very close. I could smell the slightest fragrance of her favorite perfume.... All at once there was silence in the room. My lips now almost...
    LadyLouisiana LadyLouisiana 56-60, F 4 Responses Mar 14, 2014

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    I Will Take A Shot At It

    Misery loves company. Company loves misery. Misery is in our souls. Misery is the dark water we drink. Misery is the hell we are all fear.
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 10 Responses May 18, 2011

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    They say that the eyes are the windows in to

    the soul but for some "appearance" seems to take the leading role from a scene where "ones virtues" fall in to decay, within this sickened feature film once thought as "too risque" so the prior "innocents" succumb to the trappings of "fame" (these twisted values) and perversions...
    WitchOfWoodStock WitchOfWoodStock 31-35, M Apr 20

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    ~My Demon~ I sit here alone

    and crying tonight And as I look my Demon he is by my side He laughs at me with a devilish smile He says "I'll only be here a little while" He spands his wings and we take flight He takes me to my childhood and I close my eyes I hear my screams and I hear my cries I feel the...
    wickedone72 wickedone72 41-45, F Dec 23, 2013

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    I wonder if hell for abusers is eternity of

    living inside the minds of all those of the abused. Alone with my thoughts What's that like? Silence is overrated For the record, so is night The darkness in this mind The chaos never ends Tears I can't cry And happiness pretends Memories flood Coating the door Can't shut my...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 21

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    If there was a time I wanted you to burn This

    is it the moments come now. And yet the ache still twists and completely turns. Even though I made a home I lost the fucken house. I thought I was safe I thought I was loved. I was nothing but filth to be washed not smudged. Who could expect heat from eyes so dark and cold...
    katariffik katariffik 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    The tears of my past Become shards of

    glass That I now choke on
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M 1 Response May 19

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    Why do you take fruit

    and rot it? How is it that you run out of meadows? When will it start raining colors besides bloody red?? You can dance on coal, but how about a mirror? Will you be able to stand the sight of yourself?
    MadGryffindor1 MadGryffindor1 18-21, F Apr 21

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    "My journey to hell" I thought I had friends,

    I really did, That was my mistake. I put a knife to my throat, A gun to my head, "Any objections?" "No?" "Ok" The knife slides like butter across my throat, The bullet tears through me, As I'm bleeding out, Do I see a helping hand? No of course not, I'm just am extra in...
    ItsJustBryce ItsJustBryce 13-15, M Jan 23, 2014

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    Thoughtful Teatime

      Says the Hatter, 'What’s the matter? Your mind is going queer!'   Says the Rabbit (out of habit) 'Oh dear, oh dear, oh dear! In my mind I think you’ll find A cog is coming loose... Explaining why (you can’t deny) My thoughts are quite diffuse!'   Replies the Hatter...
    FordPrefect42 FordPrefect42 41-45, M 32 Responses May 28, 2011

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    Nighttime

    Virulant turbulence Tar-like decadence Child-like innocence All laid out to waste Mesmerized inner glance Pitch black circumstance Pitched scream, ignorance leaves copper-like taste Waking state will deflower nightmarish morning hour vade retro black in power virgin minds stay...
    jimmyrudyjump jimmyrudyjump 51-55, M 5 Responses May 18, 2011

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    Black tide at the shores of my consciousness

    The vultures spreads their wings Paranoia returned from the deepness As I descend into bleakness
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M Feb 20

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    The Dissociate Associate

    Demigods of Logic and ill Wisdom Loaded pistol pointed blank Towards the blissful existence Incisions into true human visions. Walk forward blind into the firing line Like a prisoner with his hands tied and his Mind fried, a slave to nonexistent time, Dead yet as well as Alive...
    eyeopening eyeopening 18-21, M 3 Responses Apr 10, 2013

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    stop reading if you are afraid of the dark.

    .......... She is all alone just siting watching a blank tv. the walls start screeching and the windows start to crack. she sits silently and questions her life. the dark night is darker when the stars dim and the moon turns into blood. the lights get dimer you can barely...
    Poeticdeaths Poeticdeaths 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    Warren.......Before and during 2010,

    a troubled mindset would re-invent. A once carefree and happy teen, succumbing to pervasive screams. "Desires to kill" began his cries. The death of his Mother gave birth to lies. This mental illness had taken hold, the rest is fact (as will un-fold). Growing up an only child...
    WitchOfWoodStock WitchOfWoodStock 31-35, M Apr 20

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    Forever we live, Forever we die.

    Day by day, We own our one lie. Promises are broken, We all give up hope. Alas, however, Who was first to go? Trapped inside, alone and scared. We survive these days, living in fear. Their minds are their home, To see nothing, and always be alone. For a moment, A brave soul...
    Kivaria Kivaria 13-15, F Apr 7

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    Every cut The next drop I can only see What I

    am not I can't do it It will go wrong Living is hard Just can't go on I'm tired of this Too much pain I can't endure this Just not again I can't hold it in I just need to cry But first I have to Just say goodbye All I feel Is crippling sorrow Unable to conceive A durable...
    Harper101 Harper101 16-17, F Feb 12

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    Little Girl

    Little girl dreaming of death She's only sixteen but her life is a mess. Sitting up alone all night Feeling these thoughts that she just can't fight. She's up in the bathroom staring at herself in the mirror, She thinks why can nobody hear her!? She takes out her secret box...
    MarissaMoon MarissaMoon 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 6, 2013

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    Imagine yourself Alone in your head You're

    hanging, dangling From a silver thread Empty, alone With the monsters within Internally screaming You just want to give in Now imagine that's you Every day, every hour Forever sinking Like a wilting flower You try to tell your dad And you try to tell your mom But they say you...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 25

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    This feeling of depression; I tell you it's

    just this, A feeling which just never was. A thought I'll never miss. This feeling of depression; I tell you I'm alright, now leave me be and go away. My tears kept out of sight. This feeling of depression; I tell you I'm ok, Now close your eyes and rest your head. Perhaps...
    EliRose03 EliRose03 22-25, F Jul 17

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    Darkness To Light

    darkness seems to surround me where i go..it is my friend and my enemy.it is my serenity blanket of security like a little child.it scares me and hurts me so. wherever i go i carry darkness with me for i've only known darkness.I can't stand in fear against it and yet i fear it...
    woundeddragon woundeddragon 18-21, M Apr 20, 2012

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    I am invisible to you

    until you want something from me. You ignore me when I need you. You neglect my feelings and emotions for you. You have forgotten that I exist until you no longer have someone else. You dismiss me like a rag doll into the abyss. I'm tired of being rejected like some nothing that...
    ChaoticReason ChaoticReason 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 23, 2014

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    The sun is light It also burns So it heals

    but can kill without a second thought. Water is life upon which many seek, But to much and you will sink. A tree provides shade, beauty, and air The leaves fall each season. Then snow comes. A beautiful yet wild thing. Untainted, unmanned, disoriented Yet with each snow flake...
    Kittykriket Kittykriket 18-21 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    He Is Me

    there is a creature that comes from a place where there is no hope or joy. The air itself is filled with misery. His heart is filled with a sadness that words really cannot depict. He walks among you but you would never noticed him. He is me.
    TheRascallyOne TheRascallyOne 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 16, 2012

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    The Beast and I The beast is quickly becoming

    part of me And as I slowly decay I become more and more okay With the beast having its way Don't worry young one, I'll get my way too Now that the beast is me
    Elly2020 Elly2020 13-15, F 2 Responses May 25, 2014

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    Drip Drip Drip

    drip drip drip the blood leaving the wounds of my body seeps into the dark earth why was it so easy to be destroyed and maimed by the ones who I thought I could trust drip drip drip I feel the weakness growing in me I am alone now but what good is it to have defeated my...
    calvinunmaker calvinunmaker 31-35, M 4 Responses Dec 12, 2012

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    My Broken Heart How do I stop the shrieking

    pain? My broken heart My screaming brain The questions why I do not know She will not speak To tell me so How do you stop my bleeding heart? The love I’ve lost A poison dart I cry alone The pain inside To much to bare I can’t abide This life, to much Don’t understand...
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 1

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    BEAUTIFUL DARKNESS She’s my beautiful

    darkness My angel of death With long flowing dress’s My life’s only breathe I plot and I stock her She knows I exist I beckon her to me Her steadfast resist My beautiful darkness You never look in my eyes You’re so self-consuming You’re always saying goodbyes’ Alone...
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 6 Responses Feb 21, 2014

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    A damsel stretches her feet Walking a mile in

    his shoes As he reminds her She can't really leave He's had her before she knew
    Kittykriket Kittykriket 18-21 Feb 25

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    The End I Want To Die I Want Some Relief My

    Screaming Soul Demands It’s Release No Hugs, No Kiss’s No Sex Can Heal The Torture, The Pain My Soul Can Feel No Balm, No Plan No Escape For Me Eternal Damnation Is All I Can See - Dark - 12/25/14
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M Dec 25, 2014

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    Denial

    Blackened misty breath entwined around a stolen kiss Serpentine words beating an echo of past expulsions that guard the door of sincerity Once a craving, I don't need words to see lips dance Does nonchalant drip, sometimes Does truth breed with contempt, sometimes Does it...
    geetar39 geetar39 46-50, M 23 Responses May 17, 2011

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    ALONE Alone with the darkness I like it this

    way It’s cold and it’s damp And filled with decay My friends in the crypt Invite me to stay “ rest you bones over here Let our spirits go play” I roam and I wonder I sit where I please If prayer where to work I’d drop to my knees I lay on a casket To rest, for I’m...
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 4 Responses Dec 19, 2014

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    The sins of my past I try to free They are

    deep within me Well guarded Where no one can see Walls built thick through years of guilt How the puzzle pieces don't really fit To far down Where they can't be found My sins Now within me Will never be free
    Onthebus Onthebus 36-40, M Mar 25

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    My Sweet, (Dark) Prince.

    . "what's in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet." No matter thy name of Allie, Nor Enemy, a Devil, nor Saint..you are the one who has captured my lonely heart. my dreams carry me, as my heart flutters a million butterflies... thinking of...
    FallenAngel94 FallenAngel94 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    Daily Breath ....

    moment by moment I draw my last breath ..... until one day, inevitably, it is......
    DarkBlackSpin DarkBlackSpin 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 19, 2013

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    Title: Moonless Sky Think,

    I am a wolf with anger that grows and grows, till the day it snaps. All run loose with thrill. we all have issues in life, is family really there ? Can I play freely in the night underneath a moonless sky, to a forest we run, and in a cave we hide. To echoes of voices we hear...
    MysticThornwolf MysticThornwolf 16-17, F May 24

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    Angelic Reaper

    I feel your presence slowly creep, As if my soul you came to reap. The fear infects my thoughts so deep, I feel you watching as I sleep. The apparition fills my door, Sending shivers through my core. Too terrifying to ignore, As she moves across my floor. She takes her place...
    Orion831 Orion831 31-35, M 3 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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    The depths of the stars in the sky could never

    hide, The pain, the shame, That I hide beneath the smile in my eyes, And the nightmares, They continue to wake me, Leaving a trail of tears along my face, Some escaping to my hands, Leaving invisible marks of the churning emotions below the smile in my eyes.
    lshidonil lshidonil 16-17, F 2 Responses Apr 1, 2014

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    I am working on poetry the one I have

    now isn't that good if anyone would like to read it I'll post it just comment if u wanna it's for class and we had a prompt
    relapsing14 relapsing14 16-17, F Mar 11