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Author Name: Freesamuul 3 Comments
Date Added: January 11, 2007 13:01:53 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Perception of Fear

A distant howl broke the silence of the night,

causing a cold chill to run down our spines,

the yellowish moon full, and ever so bright,

calling from beyond of what’s yours or mine.

 
Shadows dancing upon the picture filled wall,

each flicker of the candles they pranced about,

towering ghostly figures appearing ever so tall,

without saying a single word they seem to shout.

 
Then out of no where in the darkness of night,

there came a sudden banging upon the door,

hearts jumped missing a beat from the fright,

and strangely enough we all fell upon the floor.

 
It happened once again, this time a single tap,

between the howling, the shadows cast a fear,

curling up with our heads laying on our laps,

shaking in utter despair we each shed a tear.

 
Suddenly the door swung open with a creak,

our hearts a pounding we all gasped for air,

in the door stood the neighbor boy so meek,

cold and wet, hoping we had food to share.

 

Samuel E. Stone, Copyright© 2007, All Audiences

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Comments:
Comment By: FreeQuiltingLady on January 13, 2007 02:34:38 PM Report
This was wonderful, one of my favorites, for sure.

Patty

Comment By: FreeGraham Jones on January 12, 2007 09:52:59 AM Report
excellent write and a pleasure read.
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on January 11, 2007 10:46:29 PM Report

Sir Samuel, 


 Oh ....how you draw the reader inside your world of suspence...Or nature ... See why I enjoy your way with topics... I want to read a love poem from you .. you have not kissed that poem yet...curious I am I suppose .. a strong man as you I bet as a romantic side.. because all the nature poems you write are so vivid... Just one little love poem  for the lady who holds your heart??? Your Friend ~ Scarlett   ~ She Whispers





 


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