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Succubus

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Succubus

Three nights in a row, exhausted, no sleep
Catatonic state, inner demons shall creep

Dose (Was I asleep?) jerk violently awake
Heavy pressure on chest, the weight of heartbreak

Arms spread; you were nailed to the living room wall
Struck dumb; I could not heed your faint, pleading c... 

***Succubus is the female form of Incubus, demons believed to torture their sleeping victims by lying on there chests

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  1. Date: 3/10/2014 4:48:00 AM
    Remarkable couplets artfully done. Congratulations, Tim.>> Norma

  1. Date: 3/9/2014 4:43:00 AM
    Congratulations on the fine win. Enjoyed the rhyme perfect, tim

  1. Date: 3/9/2014 1:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on the Tim... Verlena

  1. Date: 3/9/2014 1:28:00 AM
    splendidly written , tim... that hanging ' c...' took me by surprise!.. cheers to you on your fine win.. huggs

  1. Date: 3/8/2014 9:23:00 PM
    A great work indeed,congrats Tim.

  1. Date: 3/8/2014 5:26:00 PM
    Whoa.. Creepy good!!

  1. Date: 3/8/2014 5:02:00 PM
    Doesn't sound like fun but sometimes my 16 pound cat climbs up there. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 3/8/2014 4:34:00 PM
    your awesome.... SKAT

  1. Date: 3/8/2014 3:37:00 PM
    This poem helped inspire one of my own, "Daunting." Check it out if you feel so inclined. Congratulations on your place win in my contest. You deserve it :) -Juli-Michelle

  1. Date: 7/29/2013 11:47:00 AM
    WOW... very stark and scary theme. Well written. COngratulations on your win:)

  1. Date: 7/24/2013 9:00:00 PM
    Tim, Congratulations!!! Thank you for the wonderful win. :-) Epic, it is. <3 always & forever <3 ''LINDA

  1. Date: 6/11/2013 7:14:00 PM
    Congrats Tim I knew it was a winner. SuZ

  1. Date: 6/10/2013 6:59:00 PM
    Oh wow........the last line unfinished........perfect!!!!!

  1. Date: 6/10/2013 2:19:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win Light & Love

  1. Date: 6/10/2013 2:08:00 PM
    congrats in Roy's contest............. SKAT

  1. Date: 6/10/2013 1:27:00 PM
    Congratulations Tim xx

  1. Date: 5/31/2013 6:39:00 AM
    Very graphic Tim, and I hear the sound of your heart breaking, so sorry about the loss of your son and wife, no parent should suffer the agony of losing a child, I am glad you enjoyed my poem Under The Stars She Waits For Me, I still carry her in my heart everywhere I go, I used to say we were twins, sending you my love and healing thoughts of renewal and strength, always, Your Rose xxx

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 8:58:00 PM
    another version for nightmares. i have an entry for this contest too, "Come Out and Play"

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 4:48:00 PM
    I like this Tim,,,, I woke up 3 nights ago in rem sleep " I couldn't move" ;} as I was dreaming of my son opening front door, he said "0" get the cat mom. So I was trying to get up. I knew I was dreaming ;}

  1. Date: 5/30/2013 4:12:00 PM
    Wow...........disturbing !!!! I think the heavy pressure on my own chest is terror!!......yikes!

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