A Dream of Reality

May 28, 2012
By , Flowery Branch, GA
She sits under a large oak tree,
violent wind ripping at her flesh,
Gnawing its way into her core,
No stars are illuminated,
Nothing,
No one showing her the way,
Instead she is blinded by the night sky,
So quietly you could hear a pin drop, the night stands still,
She sits in a daze,
Too unaware to be afraid ,
But a scream of pure terror snaps the woman out of it,
Thrills and scares her,
Adrenaline pumps throughout her every sense,
And she is excited,
Her tongue sweeps over her scarlet lips only to realize they are covered in warm blood,
Her hands release their grip only to realize they let go of a teenage boy's limp,lifeless body,
She is too stunned to care,
Too amazed at herself,
Slowly but surely the reality seeps in,
what she is, what she has become,
And a slow smile spreads across her scarlet lips





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Bobble said...
Jun. 19, 2012 at 10:26 am
o yea i 4 got i juat did check it out nice job
 
Bobble said...
Jun. 19, 2012 at 10:25 am
ok sure agust thanks
 
augustsummerfling This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 19, 2012 at 10:19 am
hey I'm guessing this poem is about a vampire!! this was so awesome! especially the way you described the stillness of the night and realization of the moment...!! great job :D I'd be really happy if you could check out my work 'Just like the old times', rate and leave a comment ;)
 
iCheeto This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Jun. 15, 2012 at 9:46 pm
Great poem. The imagery is so life like, and the emotion is spot on.  I fealt like I was in her head, nice job :)
 
werty5love said...
Jun. 12, 2012 at 12:26 pm
very nice i love how her dream world morphs into what is the truth
 
Creativity_1995_William replied...
Jun. 12, 2012 at 12:28 pm
Beautiful! I was captivated! It was wonderfully written. Keep it up.
 
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