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Horror Poetry Set #017

THE BLUE MAN (21/05/2021)
The Blue man circles
Invisibly in a pool,
Choking lone swimmers

THE BLUE MAN APPEARS (21/05/2021)
The Blue Man appears
As if from now to drag
A woman to her death.

THE BLUE MAN DIVING (21/05/2021)
Diving down the throat
Of a beautiful bather,
Drowning her quickly.

THE BLUE MAN DROWNING (21/05/2021)
The Blue Man drowning
Everyone he encounters,
In a public pool.

THE DARKLING SPREADING (21/05/2021)
The darkling spreading
Fear and chaos worldwide,
Feeding his evil thirst.

THE EVIL PIPER (21/05/2021)
An evil piper
Playing his songs of madness,
Driving all insane.

THE GREEN MAN (21/05/2021)
Made of grass and vines
The Green Man strangles prey,
Leeches their fluids out.

THE GREEN MAN BLENDING (21/05/2021)
Blending into grass
Hiding within hedges,
The Green Man can't be caught.

THE GREEN MAN COILING (21/05/2021)
Coiling like a snake
Through the unmown grasses,
Around a country town.

THE GREEN MAN SAFE (22/05/2021)
Ivy vines rippling
The Green Man hides within,
Safe from the angry hordes.

THE GREEN MERMAID REAL (22/05/2021)
People stop and stare
Wondering if the mermaid,
Could be truly real?

THE GREEN MERMAID TOO CLOSE (22/05/2021)
Ignoring warnings
Sometimes people get too close,
Then they may vanish.

THE GREEN MERMAID OUTSIDE (22/05/2021)
Outside of water
Her true form is revealed,
Too horrid to consider.

THE GREEN MERMAID OUTSIDE (22/05/2021)
All lethal sharp spines
Teeth as long as carving knives,
The Mermaid's true form.

THE GREEN MERMAID UGLY (22/05/2021)
Legs green and scaly
No green beauty now in sight,
Only ugliness.

THE ICE MAN APPEARS (21/05/2021)
Oceans become ice
Deserts become oceans as,
The Ice Man appears.

INFERNO SPREADS FEAR (21/05/2021)
Inferno spreads fear
Through the town and country,
Burning people to ash.

THE LILYWHITE BOYS (21/05/2021)
Sand, cement, water
Go to make living demons,
The Lilywhite Boys.

THE LILYWHITE BOYS RISE UP (21/05/2021)
Like living mortar
The Lilywhite Boys rise up,
Straight from the footpath.

THE LILYWHITE BOYS GRAB YOU (21/05/2021)
Flowing like water
Concrete lets the Lilywhites,
Rise up to grab you.

THE MAD PAINTER (21/05/2021)
Lovecraftean fiends
Brought to life through images,
By the mad Painter.

THE MAN-OF-IRON (21/05/2021)
Manlike metal thing
Thunders through an old building,
Killing all it finds.

THE MAN-OF-IRON COMES (21/05/2021)
Clanking old metal
Like an ancient robot,
The Man-Of-Iron Comes.

THE MAN-OF-IRON CRIPPLING (21/05/2021)
Hands like steel vices
Crippling or killing anyone,
Who invades his home.

THE MAN-OF-IRON CRUNCHING (21/05/2021)
Guillotine-like mouth
Crunching through metal or bone,
Protecting his home.

THE PAINTER (21/05/2021)
Hippogryphs, vampires
Werewolf, zombies, and ghouls,
The Painter brings to Life.

THE PAINTER PAINTING (21/05/2021)
The Painter painting
A lullaby of despair,
No hope remaining.

THE PAINTER PAINTS (21/05/2021)
The Painter paints
A portrait that brings madness,
To anyone who sees it.

THE PIPER (21/05/2021)
Playing evil tunes
The Piper brings death with him,
To a small village.

THE PIPER'S COMING (21/05/2021)
The Piper's coming
Playing a tune of chaos.
Spreading fear around.

THE PIPER BRINGING DEATH (21/05/2021)
Melodious tunes
Wafting into a small down,
Piper bringing death.

THE PUPPETEER'S FUN (22/05/2021)
Dolls and puppets live
Humans reduced to puppets,
The Puppeteer's fun.

THE PUPPETEER LAUGHS (22/05/2021)
Living dolls amok
Through a frightened village,
The Puppeteer laughs.

THE PUPPETEER IN TOWN (22/05/2021)
Strung up like villains
Once living people dance
The Puppeteer in town.

TAR BABIES (21/05/2021)
Tar Babies crawling
Out of La Brea's pits, luring
Human's to their doom

TAR BABIES BEGUILING (21/05/2021)
Beguiling people
To follow them to their death,
Tar Babies cooing.

TAR BABIES COAX (21/05/2021)
Slick with oily tar
Tar Babies coax victims,
To follow to their death.

THAT IS THE VERDILLAC (22/05/2021)
Lethal eagle's beak
Upon a ratlike face,
That is the verdillac.

UPON THE PAINTER'S WALLS (21/05/2021)
Evil pictures hang
Upon the Painter's walls,
Loosing sundry terrors.

THE VERDILLAC FLIES (22/05/2021)
With legs like steel bands
Its wings tipped in evil claws,
The Verdillac flies.

THE VERDILLAC OVERHEAD (22/05/2021)
Like a monstrous bat
The Verdillac overhead,
Watching children play.

THE VERDILLAC PREHISTORIC? (22/05/2021)
Scales instead of feathers
Like some flying reptile,
Prehistoric beast?

THE WRITER (21/05/2021)
The writer is here
Spreading chaos and terror,
Across the planet.

THE WRITER HAS WRIT (21/05/2021)
The writer has writ
An awful tale, of monsters
Which soon come to life.

THE WRITER LOVES DESPAIR (21/05/2021)
Dreadful tales of doom
Leaping right off the page,
The Writer Loves despair.

THE WRITER TAKES JOY (21/05/2021)
The Writer takes joy
From bringing legends to life,
Terrifying people.

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