Dark Poems

Mirror Chat
by Onyx Perth

Key for symbols used to mark who is speaking

~Other People~ Me {1} (2) [3]

~Why don’t you get some help? There are so many options out

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Lost souls
by Raynolds Moseamedi

Scream if you must

But know it is only the two of us in this emptiness 

And if my words lack trust 

Understand humanity is marked by ignorance.



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Dante's Inferno
by William Kekaula

An overcast sky blotches a caring Sun's sympathetic warmness, diffusing
confidences of a blissful
Consolidates a desolate soul, filled only in despair of inflated apprehensive

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Ugly Queen
by Donna Tymec


Looking for acceptance in this dark world
this queen's eyes can't see.
But amear ugly duckling castine a shadow upon thee.
So no one can

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The Sage
by Njoyim Elisha

The Sage


Adam, let Eve be,

 Come and Lie with me

 And make the Future free.

No woman was

There to utter things as

Sweet as these to save


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Letter to the Unfaithful Wife
by Shawna-Lee Lawrence

I feel bored, unwanted and exploited

Saturated with the ideology of love

And how it fell from my grasp

I understand


You treated your rose like a “twat”

And let

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The Darkest Days
by Michaela Sizemore

the days that are the darkest

are the days where the sun doesn't stop shining

but the wind roars insecurities into my ear

the darkest days aren't the

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Remember Us This Way
by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade


I look back on the memories we’ve had sometimes ago
When life was free for every one of us, both young and

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by Thabang Mawela

One morning i didn't wake up

The world fell in love 

The world suddenly shows love

The world can be nostalgic sometimes

 The world can be cruel sometimes

The world

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The Story In My Head
by Emmanuel Adedayo Ojelade

(Sounds Of Silence)

Would I have had it any better in life?
Why would it be me?
Why would he hurt

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Written In The Stars
by Donna Brattain

encrypted stories told to long lost galaxies curled volcanoes erupted writing on moon-lit stars bragging to claim first prize on Haley's comet dual dragonriders entwined on Orion's belt diamond

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Dutiful Dead Dreams
by Mian Macli-ing

I failed my dreams,

fulfilled someone else’s.


I failed.


I felt fulfilled.


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What's to become of me
by Carolyn Dye

Here i sit looking over my life.

Almost 50 and nothing really big Have i fulfilled.

remembering all the dreams i had for myself by this age.


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