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Horror Poetry Set #015

ANYTHING'S GOES (15/05/2021)
Everything's okay
In their twisted world,
Where anything's allowed.

DANK WORLD BY NIGHT (15/05/2021)
The dank world by night
Cold and univiting,
Smart lovers stay indoors.

GHOST-HAUNTED VILLAGE (15/05/2021)
No future is there
In this ghost-haunted village,
Death alone resides.

GREY WOLF CLOSING (15/05/2021)
A grey wolf prowling
Stalking its prey by moonlight,
Closing for a kill.

HAUNTED SPIRITS (15/05/2021)
Haunted spirits hide
In a mouldering old house,
Nothing living dwells.

KICKS (15/05/2021)
Everything's a kick
To this soulless man,
Killing just for pleasure.

NIGHT CREATURES HUNTING (15/05/2021)
Night creatures hunting
Flying away on the wind
Seeking living food.

NIGHT'S SATINY VEIL 15/05/2021)
Night's satiny veil
Conceals all sorts of evil,
Slinking after you.

OUTCASTS (15/05/2021)
Nothing is denied
Nothing is restricted,
To these social outcasts.

A PANTHER PROWLING (15/05/2021)
A panther prowling
By the light of a learing moon,
Sending forth a victim.

THE STALKING TERROR
Your life is hanging
By a thin and fraying thread,
Terror stalks your soul.

STARK, CRAVEN TERROR
Stark, craven terror
Walking closely beside you,
Through this evil night.

STONE GODDESS TURNED TO LIFE
A stone goddess moves
Slowly comes to life, rages
Against humankind.

STONE GODS COME ALIVE
Stone gods come to life
Rage against humanity,
Killing all insight.

STONE MONUMENTS (I)
Ancient stone monuments
Used by lost cultures,
To worship evil gods.

STRANGE ARCHAEOLOGY (I)
Grave-robbers stumble
Across corpses that come to life;
Reaching out for them.

STRONG HANDS
Strong hands are gripping
Tightly round your neck, squeezing
With all of their might.

SUDDEN DEATH (20/03/2009)
Dark evil touches
Icy grip of sudden death,
Freezes to your soul.

THE SUPERSTITION (I)
Beast of great evil
Knowledge withheld from science,
Thought superstition.

THE SWEAT OF FEAR
Fear oozing off you
Like sweat in the summer heat,
Burning up from fright.

THE SWEAT OF TERROR
A humid night air
Brings on the sweat of terror,
As night creatures wake.

SWINE-VOICED CREATURES (I)
Swine-voiced creatures scamper
Round outside your window,
Trying to break in.

A TARANTULA
A tarantula crawling
Across your moist groin,
You’re too scared to breathe.

TEMPLE GODS AWAKEN
Temple gods awake
When ancient curses call them,
To punish blasphemies
.
TERROR CONTROLS YOUR LIFE
You search for a way
To escape from the terror,
That controls your life.

TERROR DRAWING NEAR
Your sense of fear rises
The air vibrates with horror,
Terror drawing near.

TERROR IN THE MOONLIGHT
In the still of night
Lethal creatures spreading,
Terror to all they meet.

TERROR RULES YOUR LIFE
Morbid delusions
Seem impossible to conquer:
Terror rules your life.

TERROR SLOWLY STALKS
Cries of blind terror
Ringing out in the night, as
Terror slowly stalks.

TERROR SURGING THROUGH YOUR SYSTEM
Terror surging through
your system: Adrenaline
pumping: Heart racing.

THIS LAND OF DEATH (I)
Screaming all the night
Ceaseless crying through the day,
In this land of death.

THRILLS (15/05/2021)
Evil is his way
Murder a casual thing,
Done solely for thrills.

THROUGH THE NIGHT FOREST (II)
Air vibrating with fear
As large, dark creatures lope,
Through the night forest.

TIGER BROTHER
The tiger image
Helps you fight against,
Your dread: the sending.

A TIME OF EVIL
Even saintly folk
Feel the call to evil from,
The devil within.

TIMES LONG PAST
Morbid memories
Of times long past: when the world
First knew great evil.

TITANIC BEINGS
Colossal beings:
Demons of titanic size,
And titanic strength.

TOO CLOSE FOR COMFORT
Borrowed images
A reflexion of your life;
Too close for comfort.

TORMENTED THOUGHTS
Morbid fantasies
Invading your fevered mind,
Tormenting your thoughts.

TORRID DREAMS
Through your torrid dreams
A nameless abomination,
Stalks the foul night.

TOTEMS OF DEATH
Totems of death spread
Terror among victims of,
Native gods amok.

TWILIGHT APPROACHES (II)
Walking to your death
Your life is fast running out:
Twilight approaches.

TWILIGHT EYES
Twilight’s eyes are eyes
That see terror: watching death
Creep ever nearer.

TWISTED MOON (15/05/2021)
A twisted moon spreads
Evil around the planet,
Nothing worthwhile thrives.

UNBEARABLE DREAMS
Unbearable dreams
Coming to life late at night,
Or so it seems.

UNBEARABLE TERRORS
Unbearable terrors
Invading your sick mind,
From all sides at once.

UNCONTROLLED CRAVINGS
Uncontrolled cravings
Insanity prevailing,
Guiding your desires.

THE UNHOLY GUILD
A secret guild that
Meets late in the evenings,
Plotting evil deeds.

UNSEEN EYES IN THE DARK (II)
Unseen eyes at night
Watching your every move,
Creeping close behind.

UNSEEN EYES IN THE NIGHT (I)
Unseen eyes in the night
Watching you from nearby,
Closing for the kill.

WRAITHS (15/05/2021)
A Doom shaded town
Surviving on borrowed time,
Only wraiths reside there.

THE END
© Copyright 2021, Philip Roberts
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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