11+ Eerie Poems About Killing: Killer Lines

Killing. The act of taking a life. It’s something that we as humans have been doing for centuries, and it’s a topic that has been explored in poems for just as long. In this post, I’ll be sharing a few poems about killing- both from the perspective of the killer and the victim. 

Whether you’re interested in reading dark poetry or simply want to reflect on the nature of homicide, I think you’ll find these pieces intriguing.

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Although the title of this post may be unsettling, the poems within are full of introspection and thought. 

Each poem is its own exploration of what it means to take a life, whether it is through murder or war. The speaker in each poem wrestles with their actions, trying to make sense of them. 


Poetry is a powerful form of expression that can capture the nuances of an experience in a way that prose cannot. It can be used to explore the darkest depths of the human psyche, and it can also be used to celebrate life. 


We hope you’ve enjoyed this collection of poems about killing. If there is a poem that you feel deserves to be on this list, let us know in the community.

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