Category Archives for "Dark Poetry"

Edgar Allan Poe – The Raven

Poe is of course hard to leave out, when the thought goes hunting for haunting poetry. And The Raven is of course what comes first to mind – it has had an immense influence on the darker side of music, and thus, without further ado, here it is… just in case you haven’t yet made […]

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Charles Baudelaire – The Albatross

When sourcing poems for this section, I could of course not ignore Baudelaire (and will probably revisit him quite a few times). And where better to start than with this short poem – one that fully speaks for itself The Albatross Sometimes for sport the men of loafing crews Snare the great albatrosses of the […]

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H.P. Lovecraft / Despair

Let’s make our tuesdays darker and gloomier with some dark poetry… There is no doubt that H.P. Lovecraft was both better-versed (pun only partly intended) in short fiction, and a lot more revered for this, than for his poetry – and he might not have been the world’s greatest poet. But to me, he was still […]

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