A Place From a Nightmare

December 22, 2009
In a reoccurring nightmare I visit a place not even Stephen King can fathom. It’s a room made of four walls of metal, rusted and stained with blood, the room is so big I can’t see it all at once. Every sound echoes, but my screams are muffled. I smell iron; I don’t if it’s the walls or the blood dripping from face and other various parts of my body. I feel overwhelmed by anxiety, as if I’m waiting him to return. Although he’s not often there, when I do see him, he’s wearing all brown and has rough hands bigger than any I’ve ever seen. He has a deep voice. He enjoys nothing more than to hear me scream in horror. He will do anything he can for the satisfaction of me acting weak. I feel scared yet rebellious. There are nights where I cry just so he will leave, and other times I yell vulgarly. He has no name I know him only as man. Most recently man chained me to the wall by my wrists and ankles and hit me repeatedly with an open hand ordering me to show a sign of weakness. When I stayed silent he became enraged and grabbed a chain, he swung it at me and I yelled, not in pain but in frustration. I ordered him to keep hitting me, with phrases wrapped in foul language. He walked away and I saw his silhouette disappear into the dark. I felt angry. I wanted him to come back; I wanted to prove to him that I can be broken. Limply I hang from the wall plotting a way to win. I can hear myself think. Finally I have a plan, in my dream I know the plan but I can’t tell really what it is. Just as I get ready to carry out my plan, I wake up.

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sasssgirrrl22 said...
Jan. 23, 2010 at 11:50 am
i really liked this t00! once i started reading, i couldnt stop. ur very talented. plz keep writing!
rawr5 said...
Jan. 14, 2010 at 8:59 pm
i really liked this! i hope the rest of your stuff get's published i would like to read more :)
Shelby-Lyn replied...
Jan. 20, 2010 at 7:35 am
awe thank you!!!
three other of my poems have been published. some are not as,..... well lets say dark. but this is true its a nightmare for real.
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