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Forsaken (poem)

Updated on September 4, 2014

I woke alone in this forsaken place

Uncertain of the hour the sun had fled

Discomfort has me in its cold embrace

The very walls now whisper of a dread


My heart is beating seeking some escape

My mind is clouded how did I get here

Our past alas is shrouded by some drape

Whose covers hover near my present fear


My silence has awakened distant sound

I swear I feel its foul breath come my way

Its shadow soon consuming all around

There’s nothing left for me except to pray


And there in prayer the shadow let me free

To share a night that happened once to …


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    • vkwok profile image

      Victor W. Kwok 3 years ago from Hawaii


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      Ann Carr 3 years ago from SW England

      Scary! You've created atmosphere to make the skin crawl. Great illustrations too.


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      Dora Weithers 3 years ago from The Caribbean

      Will what happens next make the situation worse? What a scary situation you created!