Dark Poems

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  • Fireflies and Fairies (19) 10

    by CJ Maleney

    I have never seen a fairy
    But my daughter insists that they exist...

  • Crayons (5) 10

    by Maple Tree

    Colored crayons
    scribbled messages...

  • Catalyst (11) 10

    by Milly Hayward

    Oh dismal world you have me flung
    into the deepest pile of dung...

  • Dust In The Wind (15) 10 HM

    by Ben Pickard

    With a fugacious treachery of the body,
    I write this even as I disintegrate...

  • The Fall (9) 10 WIN

    by hiraeth

    Your voice is a symphony -

  • In The End (6) 10

    by Belle

    So, you call this survival?
    I call it easy suicide...

  • A Chime Of The Times (senryu) (17) 10

    by Ben Pickard

    Church bells serenade
    A newly wedded couple...

  • Some say,
    I was given birth by...

  • Para-Poetic (10) 9

    by Maple Tree

    Late at night, after twilight's final courtsy
    the heart can sink, like a weighted anchor...

  • To Melt (18) 9 HM

    by Ben Pickard

    Mountains copiously capped with
    veneers of snowy wonderment...

  • My Bucket Is Too Full (17) 9 HM

    by Ben Pickard

    The scene: a field, filled with people - with...
    its corn almost evanescent; translucent...

  • Though oftentimes words soothe and comfort us,
    I have, of late, found this is in reverse...