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Dark Poetry--Fact Or Fiction--Vampires

Updated on August 30, 2012

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This was a Poetry Challenge in which each line begins with the letters to spell Fact Or Fiction and the theme was vampires as in the vampires in horror films.

The Poem had to be 85 words and I had 1 hour to do this.

I was not aware that I was not allowed a revision so it took 40 minutes so this is both the draft and final copy.

Thank-you for taking the time to read this Poem Fact Or Fiction--Vampires.

Fact Or Fiction--Vampires

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Ferociously casted from the heavens above,

Ancient deities slithering, guided without love.

Centuries roaming eternally amongst the cattle,

Too many fallen, destroyed by the endless battle.


Ominously lead for the need of flesh,

Ravaging lustfully in a full bloody mesh.


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Fallen creatures of the night,

Isolated in shadows, frenzied for a bite.

Cursed by the wickedness instilled,

Thirsting for the power of their guild.

Icy chills throughout the pale corpses spent,

Obsessive cries pour of redemption not meant,

Nosferatu, vampires, wretched demons unwilling to repent!

Nosferatu Trailer

Nosferatu--A Symphony of Horror--Full Movie English Version

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      Deborah Brooks Langford 4 years ago from Brownsville,TX

      wow.. that is amazing you did that is 40 minutes.. the fact looks right and the fiction does too. I really like this..

      sharing on facebook

      debbie

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Debbie, Awww....Thank-you soooo very, very much!!! I truly do appreciate your comments as well as the share!!! THANKS AGAIN!!!

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      Bill Holland 4 years ago from Olympia, WA

      That would be very hard to do, Patty; in fact, for me, impossible. Lovely job and all in 40 minutes. Color me impressed!

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Bill, Thank-you sooo very much!!! Your comments always make me smile!!! I appreciate your continued support and encouragement!!! As Always, Thank-you!!!

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      Rich 4 years ago from Kentucky

      P repare yourselves she will surprise

      A dmire thoughts her talents rise

      T ake her words here

      T ime now so clear

      Y ou continue to amaze still.

      Great Job! Another challenge you saw, you handled, and you conquered! Amazing!

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Excellent job. Congratulations

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Rich, Awwww...I LOVE the poem!!!! Thank-you sooooo very, very, very much!!! I truly, truly appreciate it!!!!

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      MH, THANK-YOU sooo Much!!!! I do appreciate it!!!

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      Guyene Jackson 4 years ago from USA

      love the dark image!

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      guyjackson, Thank-you sooo much!!! It took me awhile to find the right one...lol...Thanks Again!!!

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      Frank Atanacio 4 years ago from Shelton

      Patty.. yeah you're actually Patty Good..:) did you say the play on words I just did here Patty Good? did ya? yeah im good too..LOL .. in all honesty I really enjoyed this Vampires..

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      sradie 4 years ago from Palm Coast FL

      I would crack under the pressure to do this then the vampires could devour my wretched corpse. This is very well done particularly under the conditions in which you did it. Don't care for vampires much though. lol.

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      Randi Benlulu 4 years ago from Mesa, AZ

      Love it! What an interesting and difficult challenge. You nailed it (pun intended!)

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      Alan Robert Lancaster 4 years ago from Forest Gate, London E7, U K (ex-pat Yorkshire)

      I think you could've made a bit more of this interesting piece. Did you ever see 'Salem's Lot' with David Soul and James Mason? It was based on the 'Nosferatu' legend, with James Mason showing just how creepy he could be (great range that actor, and so under-rated by many filmgoers)! Eke out the description on each of the letters and see how you go. By the way it's 'cast out', not 'casted out'. (Makes all the difference).

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      Sasha Kim 4 years ago

      You are amazing with these challenges! This one is fabulous ^_^ voted up and pinned

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Frank, ROFL...you are too funny!!!! THANKS for your witty comments!!! I always do appreciate them!!! :)

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      sradie, yikes, hopefully no vampires would eat your corpse because than I wouldn't be able to read your Hubs! :)

      Thank-you sooo much for taking the time to read this and comment!!! I do appreciate it!!!

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      btrbell, LOL, I love the pun!!! Thank-you soooo much for taking the time to read this and comment!!! I do appreciate it very much!!! Thanks Again!!!

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      alancaster, I actually enjoyed the movie Salem's Lot and would have made this much darker, but the time limit put a huge damper on things. Usually during the revision, I do corrections and change things as necessary include verb usage, but I finished this in 40 minutes and was not allowed to do a revision. This is both the draft and final copy.

      Thank-you sooo very much for taking the time to read this and comment; I do appreciate it!!!

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Mama Kim, Thank-you!!! I love doing the poetry challenges because they definitely keep me on my toes...lol

      I truly do appreciate your encouraging and supportive comments!!! Thanks Again!!!

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      Michelle Liew 4 years ago from Singapore

      My my, Patty, I think we are connecting more than you think!! You did an acrostic too!! Wonderful.....hey, there's a wonderful writer who wrote on vampyres......will post you a name via your email! As usual, Patty, you shine. Shared and votes across.

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Michelle, LOL...I had noticed we had both done acrostic too!!! I loved yours on Wisdom; as usual you did an Amazing Job!!!

      I would definitely be interested in the name!!! THANKS!!!!

      Thank-you sooooo very much for all of the support, encouragement, as well as friendship that you have shown me!!! I truly do appreciate it!!! Thanks for the votes and share too!!!

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Dear Patty ,

      Creativity is a spontaneous act of pouring out your inner side. But to do it under controlled effort and within the specific boundary is what is the toughest of jobs. For me it would have been most probably falling flat on face to the ground. You are brilliant in expression of FACTS AND FICTION both here. hats off to you, up votes and away:-)

      luv

      deergha

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      deergha, Awwww....you are so very sweet and I am so glad that I have met you through HubPages!!! You show your friendship and support to sooooo many here!!! Thank-you soooo very much for your encouraging comments and always taking the time to comment!!! It means a lot to me!!! THANKS AGAIN!!!

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      deergha 4 years ago from ...... a place beyond now and beyond here !!!

      Dear its my heartfelt pleasure indeed :-) You are just shining bright in this one.

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      Mike Robbers 4 years ago from London

      Im glad that you wrote this great Poem in less than an hour. You are really talented! Awesome pics as well

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      Cynthia B Turner 4 years ago from Georgia

      Hi Patty, This was great. What would you do with a full hour? :-) Awesome.

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Mike, Thank-you soooo much for your very kind comments!!! I do appreciate that you took the time to read this and comment!!! THANKS AGAIN!!!

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Cyndi10, If I used the full hour, it would have been much darker...lol...Thank-you soooo very much for commenting!!! I truly, truly do appreciate it!!! THANKS AGAIN!!!

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      Sueswan 4 years ago

      Hi Patty,

      You did a fantastic job!

      I remember how my dad and I use to watch vampire movies at the local cinema every Sunday

      Voted up and awesome

      Take care :)

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      Olde Cashmere 4 years ago from Michigan, United States

      Gripping way with words Patty, this was an entertaining read. Voting this up, and rating beautiful and awesome :)

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Sueswan, I too used to watch the old classic vampire movies as well as other horror flicks with my dad as well!!! I miss those days...horror just isn't the same now. THANK-YOU sooo much for the votes!!! I do appreciate it!!!

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      Patty Kenyon 4 years ago from Ledyard, Connecticut

      Olde Cashmere, THANK-YOU sooooo very, very much!!! I truly do appreciate your very encouraging comments as well as your kind votes!!!! THANKS AGAIN!!!!

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      greeneryday 4 years ago from Some tropical country

      You've got to be super creative creating timely poem like this, and above all it is a great one....voted up for awesome...

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      Ann1Az2 4 years ago from Orange, Texas

      Great choice of words! A challenge well met. Voted up.

      You got the message across that vampires are evil - I like that!

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