I am a Beast

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Horror  |  House: Booksie Classic

A creature born by my dreams takes over me and leaves no chance of escape.

I am the beast from deep within
Conjured up in your wildest dreams
Bred from shadows, curses, and fright
Child of Darkness, Son of the Night

On wings as black as starless night
Eyes in the shadows, burning bright
Scalding hot blood drips from my fangs
A string of skulls at my breast hangs

As a ravening wolf I gaze through your eyes
In your body my evil retains its disguise
You know there only one way to keep me away
Only blood sacrifice keeps my hunger at bay

Acknowledge me, don't turn away
You know I'm here, forever to stay
The heavens above are drowned in blood
The deathly white moon is our only guide

I splinter your mind, and shatter your soul
Your senses turn numb and your skin grows cold
You relinquish control to the thralls of my calls
You slake your blood lust, another innocent falls

You thought that by taking your life, you'd be free
You hoped that the gallows will get rid of me
No chance of forgiveness for you dear friend
To the circles of hell with you I'll descend


Submitted: March 31, 2012

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writersbug

Can't get rid of him, huh? Very spooky, I really liked it....your writing is so concise and descriptive, it never fails to impress.

Sun, April 1st, 2012 10:55pm

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Nah, I've learned to make friends with him now... Thanks for the comment, always nice to hear from you.

Sun, April 1st, 2012 5:43pm

BITSxOFxKINKY

what a great descriptive intense poem very good indeed... we have many posts you may not of read if you would like to come by to read some if you have time :)

Wed, April 18th, 2012 3:43pm

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Thank you. I will do my best to drop by. Sorry I haven't, been quite busy.

Fri, April 20th, 2012 10:29am

Courtney Fields

This is great, continue writing :) I like the rhymes and the image the poem places in my mind, maybe you could also read my poem "Freedom at last" and share your thoughts.

Sat, April 21st, 2012 5:51am

Author
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Thank you! I will be sure to read and leave feedback.

Sat, April 21st, 2012 11:23am

BreakingWithTradition

Wow, i love your poetic style. Its really nice to see the way you have such a talent with words.

Fri, June 1st, 2012 8:07pm

Author
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Thank you for reading. I appreciate your kind words.

Sun, June 3rd, 2012 3:48pm

Ian Dawn

I'm coming with you mate and as always amazing flow and meaning. bravo

Sat, June 9th, 2012 2:16pm

Author
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I have no doubt in your evilness, my friend. Thanks for the kind words.

Sat, June 9th, 2012 10:24am

dhole

I love the imagery that your words paint. I especially love the ending where you say how it will descend to the circles of hell with you. The entire thing is very intense which makes it all the more captivating. Great writing!

Mon, September 3rd, 2012 9:29pm

Author
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Thanks it means a lot to me that someone finds my work captivating. Thanks again for reading and even more so for commenting.

Tue, September 4th, 2012 7:28pm

Dean Talbot

AWESOME! A perfect description of the werewolf's controlling demon! Loved every word!

Thu, September 27th, 2012 8:13pm

Author
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Thanks, I like how you see it. Glad you enjoyed it.

Thu, September 27th, 2012 6:18pm

Malaxter

Nice, but the writing could be a little bigger. it was hard on my eyes.

Fri, April 26th, 2013 9:42pm

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