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Cabin By The Sea...A Poem

Updated on August 14, 2012

 

The child stood still watching

As the waters grew still

Ignoring his mother’s frantic calling

As he absorbed his first kill

 

Staring at his father's coffin

He held his mother’s hand

He had slayed the villain

Easier than he had planned

 

The water never stopped whispering

Invading his dreams every night

Its soft voice ever coaxing

Thoughts of more, meant to excite

 

But soon they moved away

Far from the cabin by the sea

And the horrible events of that day

His mother finally content and free

The teenage boy glared

As the water started to churn

The eyes of his tormenter finally scared

As it started to boil then burn

 

The pool was closed down

To fish out the body

The gruesome death scaring the town

Never a tale so bloody

 

The cabin by the sea called

With promises of laughter

The voices in his head promised

A happy ever after

 

Standing in the sand

He watched as the rapist drowned

Her fingers slipping into his hand

His forever now bound

 

The darkness started to creep in

A son on the way and a new wife

His power corrupted as he begin to sin

To support his new way of life

 

More and more had to die

Murder replacing justice

His heart ignoring the sea's cry

His mind too mad to notice


Addicted to the thrill

His family lived in fear

Watching in horror as he lived to kill

Forgetting everything he once held dear


Standing in the sand

He watched the villain die

Ignoring his dad desperate hand

He refused to let himself cry


The whispers filled his mind

As the young boy stood watching

Reassuring him, the voice kind

His dad finally disappearing


Returning to the cabin by the sea

The child started to play

He and his mum were finally free

All because of what the sea had to say...


© K.A.E Grove



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