Ken e Hall

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Nightmare In Oak Street - Poem by Ken e Hall

The town clock strikes twelve
In dim bedroom sleepy mind does delve
A haunting face beckoning, scars sinned
Her hair blowing in the wind
Dark inside the enchanting mirror deep
Past life breaks the glass blood begins to seep
Fire in green eyes forked tongue grips my lips
Feet begin to melt, courage leaves and dips
The siren drifts around my head, arms, and mind
Screams and screams for sanity to find
Drained face, spine chilled bloodless white
Fear grips throat in silent night
A blinding glint from flashing steel
Ferocious howls am I her sexual meal
I push away hands go thru bones- o m g
From the mirror more dancing clones
Rivers of sweat, moaning, teeth clatter
Bones close in as they eyeless chatter
Claws push hard into frozen cheeks
Tongue rough licks like the dreaded geeks
I awake into the face of my hound and ‘shout
“Who let the dog out, who let the dog out “
Thank god mans best friend really does care
He knew I was only having an awful nightmare”

Comments about Nightmare In Oak Street by Ken e Hall

  • Bronze Star - 2,519 Points Marieta Maglas (7/8/2009 8:12:00 AM)

    ''The siren drifts around my head, arms, and mind
    Screams and screams for sanity to find''
    nice metaphor..well penned poem..10++ (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 26, 2008

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