David Whalen

Rookie - 185 Points (5/18/38 / Covington Kentucky)

vampires (they drive me batty!)

Vampires, Vampires, Vampires

Put vampires in your writing
These days it’s all the rage
Little pointy fangs and biting
And sucking’s all the rage

It’s only fictional wordplay
Or so most people think
But it’s much, much more, I say
And I say that without a blink

Vampirism does exist, it’s true
But without it’s traditional cape
And is still terrifying, through and through
In it’s new and haunting shape

Take our state and federal government
With their dark and sinister way
And how they sink their teeth into,
our very hard earned pay

Most of your beloved electronic collection
From your Ipod to your TVs
Each night gives evil genuflection
Bleeding electricity, while on it’s knees

And then there’s the most insidious
Kind of Vampires that exist
And of which we are most oblivious
And are powerless to resist

Of them all, they’re the most horrendous
And oft times we’re too blind to see
That these bloodsucking, parasitic creatures
Are usually friends and family

Submitted: Wednesday, October 07, 2009
Edited: Thursday, December 24, 2009
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  • Bronze Star - 2,602 Points Darlene Walsh (10/12/2014 9:11:00 AM)

    LOL yes, we are surrounded by vampires sucking our life away. That 'beloved electronic collection' does more than drain electricity, think about all of they time that disappears from your life as you use them. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dr. Sebastian Johnston-Lindsay, D.D (2/18/2011 4:32:00 PM)

    You very punny....................................... (Report) Reply

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