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Blood-lines 2

Updated on March 22, 2016

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The Vampire stood at a viewpoint

gazing at the stars,

they were utterly still–cold,

harsh light without earth’s atmosphere

to make it twinkle,

nuclear explosion nearly destroyed the earth

several years ago,

and now the images are left unperturbed,

never to feed,

no one to bleed,

now traveling seemingly through space,

looking, haunting,

remembering he doesn’t die,

no cure,

nothing pure,

only to endure,

the Vampire’s cry.

© 2012 Frank Atanacio

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      Joyce Haragsim 5 years ago from Southern Nevada

      Frank, your creepy poem sounds great, Joyce. Voted up not sure what else suits your poem. H/P's should give some different types of feedback.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks Writer20 for the comment creepy is good

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      poetvix 5 years ago from Gone from Texas but still in the south. Surrounded by God's country.

      I think you captured quiet well the curse of immortality. The shining possibility of eternal life overpowers the common sense reality of nothing to live for after a while. I like it!

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks for visiting my blood-line pages Poet-Vix you rock!

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      Denise Handlon 5 years ago from North Carolina

      I agree with poetvix-immortality is a curse when there is no 'body' to share it with, LOL. I love your interesting way that you create your poetry-seen through a different perspective...very creative.

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      shimmering Dawn 5 years ago

      Oh you always manage to leave me shaken with your poems.. you really do create the atmosphere in few words and I admire your talent! Have a blessed day. Peace!

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      Denise thank you so much and thank you too Sim :) bless you both

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks thelyricwriter

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      time2rite 5 years ago from Navarre, Fl, USA

      Ooooh, creepy and spine-tingling; I like it! This would be perfect for Halloween. Voted "Up" and "Awesome" again, Frank.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks so much time2rite for leaving footprints on my pages .. you rock :)

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      Alastar Packer 5 years ago from North Carolina

      Eerie part two Frank. What a fate.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      thanks Alastar :)

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      Theresa Ast 5 years ago from Atlanta, Georgia

      Hi Frank -

      What an interesting premise, I never thought about what might happen to such creatures in the event of a nuclear holocaust. Eerily perfect, as usual. SHARING

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      Audrey Howitt 5 years ago from California

      What a fabulous write Frank! Well-crafted and with a great premise!!

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      Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

      thanks Phdast and Audrey for reading my Bloodlines :) Frank

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      The-Quietwarrior 2 years ago

      Very interesting..

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      Frank Atanacio 2 years ago from Shelton

      thank you quiet :)

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