vinebar

Saved By The Dawn
Author: Capricorn

vinebar

The car had stalled, my phone was dead;
the time was ticking through my head.
I had to find
some help. I left the car and ran
along the road; the night began
with troubled mind.

The moon was full -- an eerie sight
that lit the sky, that darkened night.
I heard a shrill
and haunting sound -- a distant shout.
I knew that ghouls were all about
and felt a chill.

I saw a cottage by the trees,
itís door was blowing in the breeze
and opened wide.
All dressed in black, she offered tea
and said she was expecting me
--I stepped inside.

The hag began to stir the blackened
cauldron with her spoon and cackled
in my ear,
for in her pot were secret things
that filled my wild imaginings
with every fear.

I saw the clock and hoped `twas right,
to end this horror; soon the night
would turn to dawn.
The room was filled with acrid smoke
as she began to cough and choke

-- then she was gone!

------- Author's Notes -------

For Halloween

vinebar

Comments on this poem/writing:

barb (66.46.241.123) -- Monday, November 1 2004, 03:12 am

perfect

a good hallow'en story. Scarey but not gorey.
your imagination is really working.
capricorn (82.36.129.85) -- Monday, November 1 2004, 11:45 pm

no title

Thanks Barb
 
Name:                                           Remember Me

Comment Title:

Comment / Ammendment:

Please complete the recaptcha below for spam prevention:

Click here to read other Poems by Capricorn

vinebar

Poetic Dreams Other's Poetic Dreams Submit a Poem New This Week Forum Home

Copyright©2018-1999 by Rebecca R. Hammack

COPYRIGHT NOTICE: All Rights Reserved.   No part of this website, including all pictures and written words,  may be reproduced or copied in any manner from this website without  permission of the original author of the work.  All poetry and pictures herein remain the sole property of the original author and/or copyright owner.  All poetry on this website has been submitted by the original author of the work. To contact any author of the work please e-mail: dreamer@dreamersreality.com  so the proper person may be notified.