DRIP! DRIp! DRip! Drip!

by Sylvia   Jan 17, 2010


Maddening sound saturated with fright,
shattering silence of the night.
Wet, sticky droplets, a vivid red display
life's nectar, blood, draining away.

Sucked drop by drop,
unrelenting vicious vampire won't stop.
With fangs plunged deep into my soul,
an evil spirit in control.

Suffocating, stifling,
freedom fleeting, trifling.
Crushing courage, leaving debris,
escape eluding me.

Veins, arteries plundered,
a living hell thundered,
relinquish death's grip,
begin anew, compose a different manuscript.

DRIP! DRIp! DRip! Drip!

Copyright © 2009 Sylvia All Rights Reserved

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  • 7 years ago

    by anand singh

    Another well penned piece from you.Good job.
    Paul...

  • 7 years ago

    by Dreamofolwin

    This is a very powerful write from you Sylvia... Penned with a lot of emotion I thought Lol. An excellent piece. Sylvia.... you're the best.

    Lots of love,
    Olwin.

  • 7 years ago

    by Meena Krish

    This is something different by you & its done
    very well too! I enjoyed this read :D

  • 7 years ago

    by Ingrid de Klerck

    At first I had to laugh a little, because you are such a kind lady, ha ha..how could you possible write something scary? But as I read it, I felt something very deep in it, as if you were saying something dark and evil has got you under it's spell.
    But the poem is not really frightening, it is a little like the Alfred Hitchock movies made me feel..uneasy.

    Good job on this, I would like to see you write a horror poem for children one day:)

    God bless,

    5/5 Ingrid

  • 7 years ago

    by End Of Eternity

    This is the straight third scary poem i hv read today...what a way to start my morning.

    Very scary poem, very nicely expressed and the selection of words...simply outstanding.

    all the best and take care