Terror’s Affair (poem)

From terror’s deep sea

It comes back for me

The fog in the air

Gives proof it is there

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Its reason set free

To lash out at me

And on my despair

It feeds without care

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Oh what destiny

Has brought it to me

What sin did I bare

To open its snare

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In darkness I flee

With it upon me

No rest from affair

Is found anywhere

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At each misery

It’s waiting for me

It’s claws to add flare

In screams which we share

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Toward infinity

Of madness in me

Its teeth form a lair

In shadows I bear

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What sorrows now spree

This wind over me

No words can compare

As pain shows its glare

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Dark’s dawn sets us free

From purpose of we

Toward unknown to stare

With shroud we now wear

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Cantuhearmescream 3 years ago from New York

Mhatter99,

Ooh, chilling, this one made my hairs stand up! Awesome as usual!

Cat


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Deborah Brooks 3 years ago from Brownsville,TX

Wow Martin absolutely wonderful I love poems like this.. you know that.. lol

blessings my friend

Deb


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Vellur 3 years ago from Dubai

Great poem, thanks for sharing.


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MsDora 3 years ago from The Caribbean

Poetry is so beautiful. I think it takes a special skill to describe non-beautiful things in poetry. I admire you.


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bravewarrior 3 years ago from Central Florida

Your dark poetry is just as fine as your brighter subjects. I always looking forward to reading your daily posts, Martin.


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always exploring 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

Scary........ BOO...The video adds much to your piece.


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shiningirisheyes 3 years ago from Upstate, New York

Excellent! Great creepy factor involved with this one!


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picklesandrufus 3 years ago from Virginia Beach, Va

Scary, creepy and excellent!!


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aviannovice 3 years ago from Stillwater, OK

Good job, Martin. I could see the beast in the corner of my eye.


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Yikes!!! Gave me chills to the bone . . . so creepy.


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wayne barrett 3 years ago from Clearwater Florida

Great work, Martin!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Gave me the shivers. We never know where destiny might lead us.


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old albion 3 years ago from Lancashire. England.

Hi Martin. Great work as usual from you. I could feel it!

Graham.


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DDE 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

I enjoy your reading your work and you have such a strong-willed mind in writing

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