He lingered silently 'round many a grave
be it saint or priest or ghastly knave
hooded in black and crimson cloak
from between his lips boils blackish smoke
fingers gnarled and flesh decayed
vengence he seeks or so they say
putrid soul a maggots feast
once a man replaced by beast
He rides forth on ebony steed
filled with anger lust and greed
saber twisting in the air
curses spoken without care
eyes like fire penetrating heat
teeth like razors to tear the meat
ripping flesh from off the bone
cracking skulls with heavy stone
feasting on the rancid dead
a grisly means of being fed
until he has sated the beast within
he cracks the lid and eats again
search he does for the corpse of one
she broke his heart and it was done
he took his life after he took hers
he had to find where she was interred
she been lain in an unmarked plot
her flesh he needed lest it rot
stripped to the bone by those that squirm
maggot.. beatle.. and hungry worm
he thought that this would help him win
to calm the savage beast within
He knew not..no one would tell
he was in fact living in hell
tormented was he both night and day
the lead actor in a macabre play
his was of course the only role
playing out inside his soul
there'll be no bows nor grand applause
you see in hell...no curtain calls
Let me say, to date this is my favorite piece I think...gruesome as it is...I am not sure why, but there you have it. I kind of wish that I had
started a macabre poetry thread in collab writing forum, could have been interesting!
Adorned in raiment white as snow
walking down the streets of gold
not a worry nor a care
no remembrance of who sent her there
No recall of the final blow
the kiss of death that left her cold
Surrounded by love and heavenly light
eyes beholding wonderful sights
Crystal clear streams and waterfalls
beautifully structured marble walls
Lovely melodies fill the air
songs of angels voices fair
loved ones missed now found again
happy reunions women and men
home at last no more to roam
he sent her to her Heavenly Home
WOW! no.... that was seriously ASTOUNDING! NO JOKE!
I have to ask how long have you been writing poetry?
Because that was AMAZING!!!!! I don't know why but I love darker poems and that was unreal! I felt that one, that is for sure. Got the visuals going
in my head and all while reading it.
I think that's my favorite of all you've posted so far!
S&F ! (would give you 100 stars if I could)
That is something that should be referenced to for ridiculously amazing talent!
**Blush** Thank you! I hesitated posting that one, but I loved it so that I just had to!! I am glad that you liked it! I have been writing poetry
all of my life, the onyl thing is, once an idea comes to me I have to get it down right then or I forget it... You have some amazing pieces here too!
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