13+ Dreadful Poems About Plagues: In The Face Of Death

The black death. Smallpox. The Spanish flu. These are just a few plagues that have swept across humanity, decimating populations in their wake. In this blog post, we’ll look at some poems about plagues—both historical and contemporary ones. 

Plague poems offer a unique perspective on this scourge of history, and they remind us that there is always hope, even in the darkest times. So read on for some inspiration and insight into one of the most devastating aspects of human existence.

What Are The Best Poems About Plagues?


It’s impossible to know where the next pandemic will come from, but by being aware of the dangers and preparing for them, we can give ourselves the best chance at survival. 

The poems in this collection remind us that plagues have been with us throughout history, and they will continue to be a part of our future. Is there a poem that you feel deserves to be on this list? Let us know in the poetry community.

Related To Poems About Plagues

If you’re a fan of dark poetry, we’ve got some great news! We’ve just released a collection of poems about graveyards and if that’s not enough, we’ve also got another great collection of poems about pandemics that we think you’ll love.

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