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Dark Abyss...A poem

Updated on September 11, 2012
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I don’t want to know

What waits for me in the dark

Hiding in the shadows below

Stirring such fear in my heart


It waits patiently for me

My steps leading me further away

Knowing I can never be free

For there are always other days


Ever it draws me back

To the lip of the dark abyss

Daring me to finally attack

To give in to my deepest wish


Fear holding on so tight

As I fall hard to my knees

Unable to bear the true sight

My lips spilling with useless pleas



Yet the harder I resist

The more the evil grows

Till I have choice but submit

To try and stop the evil flow


Denial rises loud and strong

As I scream uselessly in my head

So hard to face the many wrongs

As I face the dark abyss waiting… under my child’s bed



© K.A.E Grove


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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      I'm glad you liked it, thanks for the comment :)

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      Darrylmdavis 5 years ago from Brussels, Belgium

      Thank you for sharing your lovely poem :-)

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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      So very glad that you enjoyed this, yes that picture really does say it all :) thanks for the visit and the generous votes up :)

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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      Huey19

      I am thrilled that this gave you a giggle :) thanks for the visit

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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      lnKarn23

      its a world of its own under there and I am never certain on the best way to approch it. So glad you liked this :)

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia

      Nighthag, awesome poetry! Love the picture! The faces would be priceless:) Voted up, awesome, and funny.

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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      Ah my dear PRED8A

      The evil under the bed is so very easily out weighed by thelook of horror on their adorable faces when you order them to dig into mess... pure gold!

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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      always exploring

      I do love to write about ghost and vampires but this was an evil that had to be explored, I am so glad that you enjoyed this :)

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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      ALUR

      I love that line too! (if I am able to say that without coming across arrogant) I had a lot of fun writing this poem, because while I wrote the creepy crawlies had time to hide before I found them and killed them all, giving me fun for yet another day!

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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      LaBrashear

      thanks so much :) the photo down the bottom is of one of my sons rooms, so I too and kept truly busy :)

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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      Mama kim

      So so glad that you liked this, I dont normally pull of funny too well so I am thrilled that you enjoyed this one :)

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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      TToombs08

      coming from a great writer such as yourself that means a lot :) I am so glad that this gave you a smile and I'm sympatheticto yout stash of dirty socks :)

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      K.A.E Grove 5 years ago from Australia

      Anupma

      Thanks so much I am glad that you enjoyed it :)

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      Amy 5 years ago from Chicago

      I was so ready for some serious commenting here, but that last stanza and the photo just cracked me up. Great write, great suspense. Keep it up, i look forward to new hubs! :-)

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      Karen Silverman 5 years ago

      You had me going, for sure! how is it that EVERYTHING winds up under there - dead AND alive? lol..Brrrrrr....

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      PRED8A 5 years ago

      This was gorgeous!!!

      These are not days I'm looking forward to lol!!!

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      I was so drawn in, I knew it was a vampire, a ghost, but alas, no such luck, a hoarder no less..HaHa

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      LABrashear 5 years ago from My Perfect Place, USA

      Voted up and awesome cause it's so true! In fact, I have one of those to contend with today! *sigh*

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      Sasha Kim 5 years ago

      Love it ^_^ So serious and then the last line... turns it all around and It's quite funny ^_^ voted!!!

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      ALUR 5 years ago from USA

      My favorite line! "Ever it draws me back

      To the lip of the dark abyss" : a sense of dread and fear nicely portrayed. didn't see the ominous "darkness" as being under the bed!

      You're welcome to vist/read/rate my hubs as well:)

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      Terrye Toombs 5 years ago from Somewhere between Heaven and Hell without a road map.

      LOL! I know the feeling about the dark abyss under the child's bed. That's where I find his stash of dirty socks! Great poem and a fun read. Nicely done! still laughing....

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      Dr Anupma Srivastava 5 years ago from India

      Beautiful Poem with nice theme.