Colin Ian Jeffery

Gold Star - 5,258 Points (Redhill Hospital)

Vampire - Poem by Colin Ian Jeffery

Last train has come and gone
While hidden in the darkness
Down a midnight leafy country lane
On this melancholy moonless night
Waits the vampire hungry for prey.

Pools of pale light
Small islands within the dreaded dark
Glow from gothic street lamps
But there is no protection
Without crucifix and garlic.

Footsteps echo down the lane
As the solitary passenger from the train
Heart quickened with knowing dread
Walks with rapid nervous steps
Fearing what is lurking within the darkness.

Topic(s) of this poem: horror, terror

Comments about Vampire by Colin Ian Jeffery

  • (8/29/2008 9:16:00 AM)

    i love vampires and i love this poem. its very good. u should read some of mine. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/20/2008 2:19:00 PM)

    excellent imagery, I loved reading this poem. (Report) Reply

  • (8/6/2008 3:02:00 PM)

    I love it. Always had dreams of becoming a vampire. I guess im kinda twiztd that way hehe. Grate peom. Everyone has there vampire. (Report) Reply

  • Haytem A.f (7/14/2008 8:26:00 AM)

    who knows what is in the darkness? we even fail to connect to reality and our fears runs loose carrying our logics and believes away from us, when terror strikes us, vampires will be lurking for us.
    The streets are full with rapists, murderers, thieves and maniacs, if symbolism is in use to refer to them as vampires, I will give it 10..
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  • (7/12/2008 12:23:00 PM)

    Great imagery, you have a great talent. I could almost hear the footsteps echoing on the rain soaked cobbled streets... BP x (Report) Reply

  • (7/12/2008 2:44:00 AM)

    Thu use of imagery was absolutly amazing. It vivified your work even more. Thanks. (Report) Reply

  • (7/10/2008 10:39:00 PM)

    Very effectively, good poems...10...
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  • (7/9/2008 2:07:00 PM)

    sweetness! ! i love it! its fantastic. great job! ! (Report) Reply

  • (7/5/2008 9:21:00 PM)

    nice and sinister...but garlic will never save them...good write. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 5, 2008

Poem Edited: Wednesday, December 21, 2016

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