Obsidian eyes



They‘re watching you…
Leering through the thicket of the pitch
Obsidian eyes roving sharply on the edge
Of threshold shadow breaks
They’re waiting for you…
With grins, burning onyx eyes into ember
 Twisting obsessions on the verge
Further crawling out within the eves
They want you…
And eclipsing stygian devours mazarine
Your beauty shrouds upon the senseless run
Silences echoing as you scream
And you are theirs…
A pinch of desperation, plucked from thin air...lost
And thus the blackened pot, iron cauldron of the damned
Offers up another meal, to the spirit of twilight’s lust

...And noone knows you were ever there
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Submitted on May 01, 2011

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AXXXAXXXABBXXCCC X
Closest metre Iambic pentameter
Characters 618
Words 103
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 16, 1

Nighttiger

A fortyish native born all American man. Married twice and for the last time. I have four children; Three daughters and one son that are all over the age of eighteen. I also have two grandchildren; one three years old and one nine months old. Inspired by God, tragedy, life's experiences and then a fairy tale love. I never intentionally set out to write poetry, but "She" inspired me. "She" meaning the love of my life. That love is a passion that after thirteen years still grows stronger each and every day. It eventually had to be put into writing. As I wrote poetry to her, she encouraged me to approach other subjects. Doing so brought me to discover that poetry could wash away the bitter tastes of life (suicide, cancer, and divorce) that were still living like demons inside me. So when poetic therapy brought those impish fiends to a stalemate, I began to experiment more. Creating fictional characters and situations within my works. The support of this online community has inspired me even further to continue to hone my writing skills giving the readers the best that I can offer. Thanks to all you out there in Lulu land. more…

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