L C Vieira

Rookie (Lisbon, Portugal)

Dark Creature

You're obsessed you say -
these dark creatures of the night
evoking thoughts of lust and life,
thirst and death of what we know.
You call yourself a solitary man
and say ‘sadly' it is so.

Sadly no. You want it, live it that way.
Through the mists of solitude you wander
casting casual shadows on your admirers,
the ones with upturned necks awaiting
your touch, your fleeting bite.
It flies though your taste lasts,
hunger for more,
thirst never satisfied.

And still you wander, your purpose in mind.
Ever so slow, careful, still - you stop.
Your heated eyes, red with yearning turn our way
and we're consumed with everything
for just a bit of you.

(2002, Revised 2012)

Submitted: Thursday, March 15, 2012
Edited: Friday, July 26, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.


Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Dark Creature by L C Vieira )

There is no comment submitted by members..

Famous Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  3. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  4. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  8. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  10. A Dream Within A Dream
    Edgar Allan Poe
Trending Poets
Trending Poems
  1. rejected love, mandy mayhem
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. A Dream Within A Dream, Edgar Allan Poe
  7. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  10. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
[Hata Bildir]