Urban Legend Poetically

Updated on December 5, 2017
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Pagan Poetry is a specialty of mine - I have a website called TheGypsyThread with more of my work.

A Single Car on Lover's Lane

Moonlight Murders

Scratching Sounds

Of a Hook Hand

New Orleans Night Doctors

Black Bottle Men

Make the Living Dead

Maniacal Medicine

Cropsey's Axe

Underground on Staten Island

Willowbrook Woes

Missing children

A Strange Face in the Mirror

Reflection or Someone Else

Bloody Mary

She's Waiting


Have You Checked the Children

Don't Answer the Phone

He Knows You're Alone


Under the Clifton Bridge

Bodies Hanging

No Suspect Found

Featureless and White

What You Fear the Most

Answer His Question

Slender Man

Evening Revelry

Blacking Out

Bathtub Full of Ice

Kidney Missing

Fact or Fiction

Does it Matter?

Risk it All

Urban Legends

Urban Legends

Each stanza of this poem comes from a different urban legend. Some have roots that seem to lend credibility to the stories, but in the end, most are considered false or fictional....or are they?

Can you name them all?

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    • Gypsy Rose Lee profile image

      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 months ago from Riga, Latvia

      Oh, I really loved this.

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      Ralph Schwartz 5 months ago from Idaho Falls, Idaho

      These are all American urban legends - most have a backstory which can help you discover their origins

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      manatita44 5 months ago from london

      Don't know, Bro. Probably all American. That does not necessarily mean I shouldn't know. Interesting poetry.

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      Patricia Scott 5 months ago from sunny Florida

      No I cannot name them all...but you showcased these well. Are there such things a rural legends of the haunting kind ?

      Well there must be as we had several in the small area in Virginia where I grew up.

      Well done...

      Angels are on the way to you this morning ps