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Dark Revenge...A witchs poem

Updated on May 5, 2011


I won’t take it anymore

My thoughts chaotic as I cross the floor

With angry hands taking what I need

The hunger for revenge demanding to feed

Sanity left far behind me at the door


In the darkness the candles dance like wildflowers

As I prepare for the unholy hour

The magic circle all around

Drawn in blood soaking the ground

As I summon ancient forgotten evil to devour



Their mocking faces haunting

Their words in my head cruel and taunting

My rage impossible to quell

As I start the ancient spell

The room filling with my dark chanting


My whole body burns with magic

Words spilling from my lips, dark and mystic

The spell growing even stronger

As I summon more forbidden power

No longer their victim small and pathetic


The shadows swell, consuming the fire

Feeding on my hate and desire

To have them meet a face worse than death

To seem them breathe that last fatal breath

This is all that I want, and all I require



Screaming in agony as darkness takes hold

Paying the price of a soul now sold

Giving life to beasts new form

Evil from my hatred born

Vile, heartless and viciously cold


Unleashing the overwhelming force

I fall back unable to stop the dark course

Of revenge and pain that I have created

A demonic thirst that won’t be sated

Ruthless and deadly without remorse


It lashes out into the night

Filling my mind with a terrible sight

Blood and screaming fills the air

As it hunts my tormenters without care

In their fear and pain we both delight



The night fills with forbidden danger

With evils never-ending hunger

One by one they all fall

Voice’s silent no more names to call

 Killed by this their self-inflicted horror


But the spell is not yet done

I can feel it return to me like a smoking gun

Aimed straight for my fear filled heart

It hungers to tear me fully apart

For the forbidden magic I’ve wickedly spun


All magic returns three fold

I can hear my mother’s voice scold

As the darkness thrust’s itself into my body

Forcing a scream thick and bloody

Lost and trapped in vengeance’s hold



Vile darkness overrides my will

Hungry for more, wanting to kill

Soundlessly I scream in my head

Filled with my own horror and dread

Fighting against my own summoned evil


Staring lost into the mirror

My red eyes wide with fading terror

Demon replacing my sold soul

Leaving me absolutely no control

Summoned vengeance now my only master


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      annasmom 2 years ago

      Revenge and Karma, nice story poem and skillfully told.

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      K.A.E Grove 4 years ago from Australia

      Why thank you!

      I do love a good revenge story :)

      I will be sure to check yours out!!

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      Lillian K. Staats 4 years ago from Wasilla, Alaska

      I love this! I've got a suite of 3 poems that are about letting evil in, and this job you did is astounding!!! Again, love this!

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia

      so very glad that you liked it :)

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      Pheonix 6 years ago

      Finally, someone who agrees with me..

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia

      So glad to hear it!!

      thanks for stopping in :)

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      Two Poles 6 years ago from Morgantown, West Virginia

      Vicious! I like!

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia

      shivers down your spine is a good thing, keeps us alert :) I am glad that you liked this but I am blown away by your poem

      thank you so very very much for the dedication its a huge compliment!

      Will have to drop our dear friend Mr Epi-man a thank you for sending you my way you have well and truly made my day thank you!

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      MysteriousOne 6 years ago

      Wow !! Gave me the shivers! Hope I can sleep tonight! lol..

      Great job, nighthag....Love your work! That is why I have dedicated one to you!Thanks for the inspiration,and btw,Mr.Epi-man sent me ! Have a great day!

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia

      I am a big believer in karma and creating our own fates (even the dark ones) so I am thrilled that you liked this, thanks so much for taking the time to read over it and let me know what you thought

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      jami l. pereira 6 years ago

      Wow cool write , the old saying "what goes around , comes around", hit hard on this write , amazing ! thanks

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia

      I am so thrilled that you liked this considering how much I love your dark writing, my favorite being


      So its a great compliment for me to hear that you liked this... thanks so much

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

      Totally scary! Thank you for this dark, macabre masterpiece with a lesson in it for all witches.

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia

      dear sir how you compliment me *blush*

      I simply adore the fact that such a great poet such as yourself finds my dark musings so inspirational and considering the flair with which you write its a true complement

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      epigramman 6 years ago

      ...gosh darn (not my real words -lol) you always get me so excited when you write your 'dark' stuff - and no one does it better (this genre) than you - and the epi-man always goes away inspired to write something 'dark' (er) of his own - lol lol - that means we make a good team - lol

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia


      being spiritual beings I firmly believe that there is much more to this world then just what we see, be it demons and angels or something much more older than even those concepts. I am so thrilled and flattered that you found this to be an absorbing read... thank you!!!

      leni sands

      :) it is most definitely a be careful of what you wish for tale, somethings will come back and Bite. so so glad that you liked it! thanks a heap

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      Leni Sands 6 years ago from UK

      Inticingly menacing, frightening, 'a becareful what you wish for' ride...driven, with full 'what goes around comes around' malice - too too cruel!! I love it! Awesome writing as always!

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      SilentReed 6 years ago from Philippines

      Is there a maleficence that lurks beneath the surface of our morals ? a most base and ignoble instinct that feeds on our anger,hate and lusts. Waiting for those unguarded moments to be release like a pack of feral dogs? How vivid your poem calls forth these forgotten and ancient ones as I am transfixed and bewitched, unable to escape this tale of dread and horror :)

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia

      Daydreamer Too

      so glad to see you hear :) I find that to be so true, what we don't like in others is often the very thing that others don't like in us, I am glad the moral of the story rings clear with this one, its a dangerous game seeking revenge.. thanks heaps for the visit


      thanks heaps :) creepy and spellbinding are great compliments thanks so much for the vote up :)

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia


      Its hard to know how to react to constant tormenting, being Thur bullying or other... glad you enjoyed it, and I would recommend getting to close to this girl, she is no longer herself :)

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      acaetnna 6 years ago from Guildford

      Wow creepy and spell bounding. Voting up and pressing your buttons!

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      Daydreamer Too 6 years ago

      I liked this because, it has a moral. We reap what we sow, indeed.

      I read somehwere recently that, if there is something we dislike about something / someone it's time to take a good long look in the mirror because, what we see in them that we dislike so much, is also within ourselves and, that's why we don't like them/it.

      This was very deep and flowed so well. Beware of seeking revenge, it can come back to bite you, uh huh~! :)

      Thank you for visiting me and the comment.

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      Brenden 6 years ago from Australia

      Nice drive the words kept flowing and I can empathise with her.. Don't have her number do you?

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia


      as much fun as this dark revenge was to write I really wanted it to be a warning, a cautionary tale of reaping what we sow

      Doug Turner Jr

      Ah to be writing again :) I do have to admit that I was a bit unsure when I first started writing this one, I think that's why it ends the way that it does,an exciting ride that ends with nasty results for a vengeance filled heart.

      glad you liked it

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      K.A.E Grove 6 years ago from Australia


      one of the most important things to remember in life is what we send out we get back. I am so very glad that You liked this...

      always exploring

      wow... spellbound thanks so much for the compliment, its good to be writing again and I am so glad that you enjoy my dark muse

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      Doug Turner Jr. 6 years ago

      Creepy per your standard. This sounds like an exhilirating yet terrifying ride for the narrator. I've always been too fearful of the underworld to delve into the ritualistic and forbidden. Scary stuff.

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      Goyakla 6 years ago from United Kingdom

      What fury unleashed! I do like your message that in the end we reap the fruits of our own thoughts and actions. "Chickens will always come home to roost." as Malcom X used to say. Great hub.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 6 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Wow, This is awesome. No-one can write a demoniac fury better than you. Kept me spell-bound throughout.

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      4elements 6 years ago

      I enjoyed it. A very good lesson that we practice daily what you send comes back times 3,.