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Nightly Nightmares Pt. 2 - Daily Dreams

Updated on February 22, 2011
Dark waters
Dark waters
Shrouded streets
Shrouded streets


Part 2 of:


"Nightly Nightmares; An Untold Story".


This is my first time ever creating a short story of sorts, in a 3 part series. I am trying something new, and feedback is greatly appreciated. Thank you





… and Daily Dreams


Indeed they are cold,

so I’ve been told.

Darkness resounding,

sickness abounding.

How simply astounding,

at times they may be.


As you will see,


followed by pleas to

escape tormented cries

sounding off in your ears

from all sides,

and directions.

Unspeakable reflections,

lacking in love and

in simple affection.


Spirits live in this world,


created by mind and,

instilled by thoughts.

In here you will find

the replies to

questioned unasked.

Their answers unmasked,

You find them at last,

here in this land

formed in the past.


Fear projected through


looking glass self,

living in poverty, and

lacking in wealth.

Far from the shores,

distant and torn.

Ghostly figures are born.

It is you, they adore.


Malevolence Manifested...



© copyright Ben D.A 2011


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Malevolence Manifested
Malevolence Manifested

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    • Granny's House profile image

      Granny's House 6 years ago from Older and Hopefully Wiser Time

      Liked this also. Now on to three!

      voted upppp

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia

      you are truly a gifted writer Ben!

      your word play here is brilliantly layered and instantly captivating, cant wait to read the rest

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      saddlerider1 6 years ago

      I stopped having nightmares years ago, I guess when your younger our minds are vulnerable to attacks by demons more often. Ghosts never haunted any of my dreams, however I have been witness to an apparition and I wrote about that experience in one of my earlier hubs here.

      You have a very vivid and active mind and your imagery is fantastic, thus you are very open to receiving messages from the nether world. On to chapter 3..Rated Up..

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      SeenButNotHeard 6 years ago from Michigan

      You should see part three lol

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      poetvix 6 years ago from Gone from Texas but still in the south. Surrounded by God's country.

      And I did not think it would be possible to top part one. Well, I was wrong that's for sure!

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      Nikki Wicked 6 years ago from Louisiana

      sounds devious!

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      BenWritings 6 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee

      thanks very much bbnix, mentalist, silver, and nikki :]

      part 3 today, ill make it nasty for you all :D

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      Nikki Wicked 6 years ago from Louisiana

      Awesomeness at its finest! i really think this could be turned into a play. very creative.

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      SilverGenes 6 years ago

      Dark water and mists that obscure can harbour all kinds of nastiness and as Picasso once said, if you can imagine it then it is real. The unspeakable reflections are indeed the stuff of nightmares :)

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      Mentalist acer 6 years ago from A Voice in your Mind!

      Vengeful ghosts arising in response to those who live in poverty,lacking wealth,long live malevolent justice.;)

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      bbnix 6 years ago from Southern California

      Pleas and tormented cries in the darkness amongst unspeakable reflections. Fun stuff. Nicely visual...

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      BenWritings 6 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee

      lol, i wrote them both today i'm tired. tomorrow you shall know ;]

      thanks so much for reading

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      Randy Behavior 6 years ago from Near the Ocean

      and..... (you're such a tease)

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Dude, you are loaded with talent! It will only get better with time! Experimentation is the vehicle to discovery! I am excited for you!!! Keep it up!

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      BenWritings 6 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee

      really? :D

      I have never done anything like this. its almost like a short story, mixed with a poem

      but, even the poetry is highly unusual for me

      I am really excited about this to be honest.

      Thank you :]

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      tnderhrt23 6 years ago

      Brilliant writing!

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      Elizabeth99 6 years ago from Milwaukee, WI

      Oh psssh, anytime ;) lol

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      BenWritings 6 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee

      Thank you very very much!!!

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      Elizabeth99 6 years ago from Milwaukee, WI

      They definitely give that vibe, you are one of the best writes I know of!!

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      BenWritings 6 years ago from Save me from, Tennessee

      Seen - Probably tomorrow, I'm kind of tired :P

      Elizabeth - Thank you hehe

      I really hope the 2 parts flow well together and set a genuinely eerie and chilling vibe

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      Elizabeth99 6 years ago from Milwaukee, WI

      "it is you they adore." I like the imagery that creates for me, gives it an eerie kind of feel.

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      SeenButNotHeard 6 years ago from Michigan

      Uhh, when do we get part three? Soon right? :D