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THE SOUL-EATER

By: Philip Roberts

Page 1, A horror poem with traces of Lovecrafteana.

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Like a nightmare from a madman’s hell --
Clawing the soul from the flesh,
Greedily imbibing this rare delicacy
Before devouring the flesh and bones.

Veils ripped, realities intersecting
The soul-eater breaking through,
From some Lovecraftean reality
Where blasphemous entities dwell,
Gibbering like raving lunatics.

Bat-winged and scaly
Like some prehistoric monster,
A fiendish thing swooping down
From within its victim’s nightmares,
Devouring their inner essence.

THE END
© Copyright 2011
Philip Roberts,
Melbourne, Australia

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