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Chittering fiends approaching
Within the pitch-black night,
Winging over the rooftops
In their monstrous flight.

Wingbeats filling the airways
As feathered horrors do fly,
Avian abominations which
Blank out the night-time sky.

Chattering bird-like creatures
Soaring through the atmosphere,
Bringing death to thousands
Filling the world with great fear.

Winging throughout the night
Beneath the loathsome blood moon,
Reminding you that terror lurks
And is coming your way very soon.

Beastly feathered abnormalities
Wing through the horrid darkness,
Seeking out human meat to feast
Leaving bloody bones in a mess.

Chittering fiends approaching
Winging throughout the night,
Terrorising all living beings
Swooping down from on high.

Within the awful twilight
Colossal bird-like things,
Rousting upon the rooftops
Until loudly taking wing.

A sea-like susurration
As feathery demons near,
Surrounding a whole township
Filling the people with fear.

© Copyright 2022 Philip Roberts
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Chittering fiends approaching Within the pitch-black night, Winging over the rooftops In their monstrous flight.

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Written on March 25, 2022

Submitted by philip0157 on April 12, 2022

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Phil Roberts

I turn 65 on the 31st of January 2022. I love cats, rock music, and horror fiction and poetry more…

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