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A Dread Has Come Creeping

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A Dread Has Come Creeping

Upon me now, a dread has come creeping. Dreamless, I’m lying awake in my bed. Into my very bones it is sinking. Upon me now, a dread has come creeping. If I only could, I should be weeping, But I arise to write this poem instead. Upon me now, a dread has come creeping. Dreamless, I’m lying awake in bed. Motif: Gothic Written by Andrea Dietrich *Written a while back when I had some stress in my life. Now using it for the short poem contest part III of Giorgio A.V.

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  1. Date: 3/10/2014 6:09:00 AM
    Very Wonderful write. Congrats on the win, andrea

  1. Date: 3/10/2014 2:29:00 AM
    Andrea, awesome win. ~ Love ~ SKAT

  1. Date: 3/9/2014 6:30:00 PM
    Simple.. Masterful..WINNER!

  1. Date: 3/9/2014 4:52:00 PM
    - A wonderful poem posted for Giorgio A.V. contest - "Impress me with a small poem III" - Congratulations on your win, Andrea !!! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 1/14/2013 10:09:00 PM
    To live without stress would be great. I love the poem though. thank you for reading "You" was trying to write haiku. Debbie Guzzi says it's hard to learn, which I have found out. Maybe I'll post more all the ones I wrote to see what people say,,, have a blessed day Andrea

  1. Date: 1/11/2013 4:01:00 PM
    Hope the stress has slowed down. Know this kinds of morning. ha ha. love phyl

  1. Date: 1/4/2013 4:27:00 PM
    Nice Triolet. Very good read.

  1. Date: 1/3/2013 6:01:00 AM
    nice write Andrea poems come to you like this often..

  1. Date: 1/2/2013 2:09:00 PM
    This has been one of your best poems I've read today. ha, it must be the darker and deeper side of the image. Andy, i like the insomnia your dreading. ha! a sweet one from your bones. give me another one*LUV~SKAT

  1. Date: 1/2/2013 1:35:00 PM
    wow, this must be the one you mentioned - very glad you turned those feelings into this great write : )

  1. Date: 1/1/2013 7:50:00 PM
    Your muse woke you up so you could capture these poems on paper. That is awesome. The stress! Well I hope you can resolve what's stressing you. You are on a roll with these lovely poems. Hope you don't lose anymore sleep though.

  1. Date: 12/31/2012 9:33:00 AM
    I had a night like this last night!! For the life of me, I could not sleep because I was stressing about a bunch of things. You captured the feeling perfectly!

  1. Date: 12/31/2012 3:26:00 AM
    Some times it happens in life. Loved your style of expression. Thanks for all the comments of the past. Wish you Happy Christmas and Happy New Year 2013. Sorry for late. Am busy. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 7:44:00 PM
    Had many such dreams, Andie..wouldn't call them nightmares...just 'uncomfortable dreams', the kind that when you wake up you say 'whew!...just a dream!'...Well done my poetry pal!...Limerick lass, maybe?, Haiku honey?.. Sonnet sweetheart?...I could go on and on...

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 4:58:00 PM
    I guess you mean some nameless terror that comes before a dream. Hope you can overcome your stressful situation. You realize that all the other "soupers" have best wishes for you in the New Year. Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 2:30:00 PM
    i hope your life becomes de-stressed very soon! at least it gives you some more inspiration for your writing (not that it seems that you need any!)

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 1:38:00 PM
    Identify the creepy creature and go and see a double feature. Escape into some other world. And watch as stress becomes unfurled. Tomorrow never goes away. That's why at night we kneel and pray. HAPPY NEW YEARS! :) Hoping you have luck and love to stave the stress.

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 12:38:00 PM
    Hey,You just relax :))

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 12:12:00 PM
    Give those stress to Christ--the stress bearer... Love... Angel

  1. Date: 12/30/2012 8:57:00 AM
    Andrea, thanks for stopping by.....I hear birds chirping this am outside my condo....and it's 1 degree out! Truthfully, it's only one family of birds....American Thrush (Robins) they grow a down layer in winter and swell half again their size! You will survive like the Thrushes! Focus on love you can share TODAY...jimbo