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DARK CHILLS: A POEM

Updated on April 16, 2014

In honor of April Poetry Month by Frank Atanacio; Lets string one big long poem that will go from now until April 30th... Lets continue where the next poem left off.

DARK CHILLS: A POEM

The voice from the shadows
Whispered my name
My eyes popped in the darkness
As my heart raced in pain

Chills gathered its bumps on my back
Evil eyes staring like a bee
From the grave near the lonely track
The trees fixed her gaze at me
The dark night howled
In the tomb, my body froze out cold.

A piece of creative writing by
Alexander Thandi Ubani
©®Copyright 2014
A Poet, Playwright, Writer and Thespian

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      word55 3 years ago

      Ok ubanichijioke, thanks for sharing this poem. That's life sometimes.

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      Abba Elijah aka elijagod 3 years ago from Nigeria

      awesome poem!

      I love your style of writing, it is nice and interesting.

      thanks for sharing.......

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 3 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Thandi, this gave me chills. Awesome write!. I linked it to Frank's page.

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      Frank Atanacio 3 years ago from Shelton

      Uban.. wow..just wow!

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      sujaya venkatesh 3 years ago

      chilling effect ub

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      Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

      Wow, creative indeed and an awesome contribution to Frank's poetry challenge! You have written in keeping with Frank's dark theme no doubt.

      Up and more, pinning, tweeting and sharing

      Blessings

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 3 years ago from Lagos

      wow! am lost of words.

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 3 years ago from Lagos

      thanks word55 for your encouraging comment. May your pen suffer no pain.

      big thanks to you, abbaelijah, for your kind contribution. Keep writing bro for the good of all. Pray you, happiness warm you heart.

      and to my most awesome Ruby, thanks a bunch. (i give a high-five to you for the push) glad to have you here! Goodness and happiness shall reside with you always.

      Frank, lol. What wonderful thought you have cooked up here. you have done tremendously marvelous. good work, Sire.

      thanks a million Sujaya for stopping by. blessed is your soul.

      wOw faith! How wonderful of you. YOur wonderful words can move a mountain. I feel happy to have you here. bless you.

      bless you all!

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      Devika Primić 3 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Wow! Amazing how you put it all together in such a chilling way.

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 3 years ago from Lagos

      thanks DDE, your words are perfect!

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      Lisa VanVorst 3 years ago from New Jersey

      Very scary and chilling. The kind of poems I like to read and also write. Great job!

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 3 years ago from Lagos

      thanks lisavanvorst. your words are like a bottle of cold water served in the hot desert sun. thanks alot.

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      Eiddwen 3 years ago from Wales

      Great poetry Ubani.

      Eddy.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Chilling indeed!

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 3 years ago from Lagos

      thanks to you, Eiddwen for the wonderful comment. Blessings and great wishes to you.

      Thanks for stopping by, Gypsy. Glad to read from you. bless you too.

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      Dianna Mendez 3 years ago

      I have had this feeling when being near a cemetery at night. Very descriptive poem!

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      Alexander Thandi Ubani 3 years ago from Lagos

      thanks teaches. So glad you stopped by. blessings

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