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Fuck this World
Series: Poetry, Book 35 · Most Downloaded. Price: Free! Words: 1,310. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
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A poem dedicated to a life of disease and disgust, wretchedness and hate
The Tears You'll Never Cry (a poem for mourning the loss of a child)
Price: Free! Words: 530. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Poetry » Female authors
This poem is for anyone who has lost a child. You are free to use it in non-commercial endeavors, such as memorial tributes; please include my name as the author, and please do not alter it in any way. It was written on 17 December 2012, for the victims of the Sandy Hook massacre.
Thirteen Black Roses: Gothic Romantic Poetry
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Fiction » Romance » Gothic
Thirteen of the darkest of Christopher Courtley's Gothic Romantic poems, selected by the author.
All I Want To Do Is Sleep
Price: Free! Words: 2,460. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2020. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Poetry » Themes & motifs » General
Exploring some of my deepest and darkest thoughts as I am thrust towards the second half of 2020, All I Want To Do Is Sleep, or AIWTDIS as I call it, expresses a dark period in my life where I felt like wanting to go to sleep and never waking up ever again. [TRIGGER WARNING: This book contains subject matter pertaining to suicide and self-harm. Reader discretion is advised.]
Euforia
Price: Free! Words: 880. Language: Spanish. Published: October 16, 2019. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
Onirocricia escrita en pleno estado de ansiedad evolucionada
In Spite Of Contagion: 65 COVID-19 Poems
Price: $2.99 USD. (Free until Sep. 28!) Words: 11,930. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2020. Categories: Poetry » American poetry » General, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
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A bomb was dropped. COVID-19 changed everything. Panic became the rule, and so this book -- a 65 poem distillate of that. Yet here, the killer is made an emblem of catastrophe itself -- primal or personal. And so, the reader is encouraged to bring his own tragedies to these verses and use them as they are needed. For that, they have been further refined to two words -- "in spite".
Darker Verse to Cast a Curse
Price: Free! Words: 10,500. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2014. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
A collection of poems that deal with matters of the heart, the mind, and most of all... death.
Death Poems
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,020. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Crossroad Press. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
Death Poems by Thomas Ligotti, with a whole new section of poetry titled "Closing Statements". Cover art and internal illustrations by the amazing Richard A. Kirk. Long out of print, Death Poems was originally produced in a very small edition by Durtro in 2004. This highly prized collection has been virtually unobtainable until now.
Inconveniences Rightly Considered
Price: Free! Words: 38,310. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2017. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
You come across inconveniences -- a stone in your shoe, a raincloud over your morning walk, a flower petal in your eye, a loose baby tooth, gallstones that pass and come out in the shape of fool's gold. You have two choices -- annoyance or reverence. Those who treat inconveniences, bothers, and pains with reverence -- there lie your adventurers, your romantics, your poets.
The Last Breath
Price: Free! Words: 460. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2015. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love
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Fantasy poem by A.K. Gallagher, about a woman who fell in love with and fought a war for her king.
Epitaph
Price: Free! Words: 26,540. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2014. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A long-form conceptualist prose poem written over a period of eight weeks to mark the death of the author's father. The poem explores the emotional landscape of coping with the death of a parent as well as grappling with making sense of the past and looking to the future.
Xenophobia
Series: The Metrophobia Collection. Price: Free! Words: 4,660. Language: English (South African dialect). Published: June 24, 2019. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Fiction » Horror » Occult
Madness, murder and mental institutions! James Morgan has just been admitted to a mental institution after killing his wife. The court says that he is insane, but there might be something darker, something... demonic at work. Follow James' encounters with pyromaniacs, serial killers and delusional Saviours, as told through thirty madness inducing poems... Are you brave enough to face the madness?
Evangelism In Verse
Price: Free! Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Self-realization, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
Not knowing God is a vacuous pain that beggars description, leaving us wandering in ill-defined disillusionment. We drift without knowing we are lost. However, friends find contentment and reassurance in praying for one another. Being led to Jesus is a comforting experience. We were made for friendship with God. In the end, we have no other acceptable destiny.
Cry Me A Reeva
Price: Free! Words: 340. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2015. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
A poem in her memory. Reeva Steenkamp was shot dead by Oscar Pistorius on Valentine's Day aged 29. I never heard of her till what happened. She is not forgotten. She was absent at his trial so it's just fair to give her a voice.
And I Was Hungry
Series: Radiant Shadows. Price: Free! Words: 2,680. Language: English. Published: March 5, 2014. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
This is a free poem that is a story focusing on a vampire attack and transformation.
Fosa común
Price: Free! Words: 11,140. Language: Spanish. Published: August 16, 2015. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Nonfiction » Literary criticism » Poetry
Como si recorriéramos el osario poético personal del autor, quedan reunidas en “Fosa común”, de Miguel Marcotrigiano, las lápidas poéticas (la poesía lapidaria) de un conjunto de nombres enormes llamados por sus nombres propios, en una familiaridad que habla de un panteón de ánimos comunes y de un mausoleo de acuerdos funerarios que terminan siendo homenaje vivificador para cada uno de ellos.
Breath of a Dragon
Price: Free! Words: 36,200. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2017. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
A collection of poems and short stories exploring my understanding of life, love and loss. Inspired by my death in July of 2016 and the events surrounding that time.
Dead Inside, Deep Inside
Series: Poetry · Rising Fast. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: November 13, 2014 and represented by JaMa Literary Agency. Categories: Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
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I'll be in a coffin sooner than I wanna be If I don't get some shit to help me see The struggles I'm gonna see. I'm altering the free things That are here for us all. Life is a strife to let you ignore the fall. I am an underachiever, A false believer. I am never home to receive my calls. I'm sure we could reach a preacher to deceive us all. Thank you for not thinking of me.
From Sinner to Saint and Back Again
Price: Free! Words: 6,790. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Love, Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death
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Poems of love, life, and the struggle to understand ones self and their place in the world
Poems For The Jilted Lover
Series: Poems For..... Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2020. Categories: Poetry » Themes & motifs » Death, Fiction » Horror » Weird fiction
It's time for those of broken heart to rise and claim what is theirs, to strive and purge the beast from within, or from out there. Join us as we're once again stuck between two shards of glass with 44 deranged poems of love pushed over the edge, and onto, the twisted roads of madness...