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What Lurks Within

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Below is the poem entitled What Lurks Within which was written by poet Richard Lamoureux. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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What Lurks Within

Outer room perfectly clean
Stone wall
Four squared ancient glass
This old floor without even a spot
I open a wooden gate
Walk through a high arched door
Tools fastened to a wall
Knives, cleavers and a saw
A single glove made of chain
Sheets layed out on the floor
Large hooks hanging from the ceiling
They look like they have been polished
No evidence of blood remains
Still I can smell it in the air
I hear the click of the door handle behind me
Startled I quickly turn
Greeted with a toothless smile
Droopy eyes
Bob the Butcher asks 
"Would you like more rump Roast Rick?"

For Seren's What Lurks Within contest.

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  1. Date: 4/13/2013 10:09:00 AM
    Richard--you had me going there!! LOL congrats

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/13/2013 3:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Mission accomplished. Thanks
  1. Date: 4/9/2013 4:26:00 AM
    Isn't it fascinating how we each interpret a picture in such a unique manner? That is why art has always held a special place in my heart.... well done, Richard!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/9/2013 6:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Victoria. You are up early.
  1. Date: 4/8/2013 8:30:00 AM
    Congratulations Richard, good one xx

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/8/2013 8:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks
  1. Date: 4/8/2013 8:08:00 AM
    Big congratulations on your super win as well my dear friend Richard! Cheers! love and hugs, Leonora

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/8/2013 8:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Leonora.
  1. Date: 4/8/2013 12:31:00 AM
    hahaha this one is out of the box. congrats on the win!

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/8/2013 7:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 9:02:00 PM
    It was indeed a pristine room! Nice take on the reason. Congratulations, Rick! RAY

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/8/2013 7:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Ray
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 8:41:00 PM
    This is up my alley, scary and twisted. J

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/8/2013 7:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Jennifer
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 6:13:00 PM
    LOL, Richard, and you had me going there for a second or two~ Congratulations in Seren's "what lurks within" contest. Always~ LINDA

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/8/2013 7:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Mission accomplished
  1. Date: 4/7/2013 5:24:00 PM
    lol Richard I enjoyed this , Congrats....Seren

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 4/8/2013 7:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Seren
  1. Date: 3/31/2013 12:42:00 AM
    Great write Rick love the ending, very funny

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/31/2013 7:10:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Bernard
  1. Date: 3/29/2013 6:02:00 PM
    Scary start with a nice twist at the end, excellent write Rick! Hugs

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/29/2013 6:16:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Cecillia, so nice to hear from you. Thanks for visiting.
  1. Date: 3/28/2013 4:59:00 AM
    You sure got me on that one Richard!...I was thinkng that Bob the butcher was a cannibal like Hannibal Lecter until I read your explainations below...Great write! - Tim

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/28/2013 6:50:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I thought I would try a different approach.
  1. Date: 3/27/2013 9:54:00 PM
    I like how you started the poem very mysterious and I was sure it was all evil inside and then it turn out to be innocent. Shows that we should hold our judgement until we have all the facts.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/27/2013 10:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Good way of seeing it.
  1. Date: 3/27/2013 2:54:00 PM
    A wonderful entry for the contest that should do well. Welcome to Poetry Soup! I don't get to visit too often because l don't have the spare time. I always enjoy reading poems whenever l get the chance. Aloha

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/27/2013 10:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I am glad you checked out one of mine.
  1. Date: 3/27/2013 1:58:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this Richard, I like the Bob the butcher reference LOL

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/27/2013 10:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks Donald
  1. Date: 3/27/2013 8:44:00 AM
    Good morning, you super Souper, you! Hope you slept great and are having a splendid day so far. :) I really like this poem, you had to write about what you see in a picture, right? Well, I love how you did this. You tend to take quite unique approaches to the contests, only proves how talented you are :)

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/27/2013 1:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I like the sound of that! I am shanging the name of my Poem to Super Soupers
  1. Date: 3/27/2013 7:35:00 AM
    Great one Rick, I feel kind of inspired to join that contest after reading yours :) great job and a sure thing for a top spot. Thanks for sharing.

    Lamoureux Avatar Richard Lamoureux
    Date: 3/27/2013 1:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    My pleasure Donald, thanks for commenting.
    Williams Avatar Donald Williams
    Date: 3/27/2013 7:35:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Richard I mean, my apologies sir.