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Dark Passage

I took a midnight journey through the darkest night. I started traveling before twilight. In the beginning I had no destination. As I progressed I learned through desperation. The shadows I passed kept calling my name. I didn't understand the nature of their game. The message they sent me seemed cruel and inhumane. They spoke about a journey on a sightless train. They said if I wanted to reach my goal. I'd have to release to them my soul. " That was too great a price. " I said. They replied, " Its too late, you're already dead. " As my screams echo through the darkness. My fate was clear with utter abruptness. The shadows reached out to take my hand. I withdrew and prepared for a stand. They told me not to fight or resist. It would be easier to relax and assist. My mind couldn't believe what my ears were hearing. From deep inside I could hear a cheering. Somewhere deep in my inner recesses, I was relieved there'd be no more guesses. My rage clenched fists began to relax. Thats when I saw the glint of the ax. With one final sound I heard the end. It made a sound just like the wind. The noise was the passage of my head. Leaving me forever doomed in the Halls of the Dead. Written on 9/30/16

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Date: 10/10/2016 7:20:00 PM
Held me enthralled from start to finish. Congratulations on your win. SuZ
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Scott Williams
Date: 10/11/2016 12:27:00 AM
Thanks for stopping by SuZ. I really appreciate your feedback.
Date: 10/9/2016 5:57:00 PM
Wow... very good spooky write and congratulations on your win, Scott :) Hugs Eve
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Date: 10/10/2016 12:38:00 AM
Thank you so much, Eve. I appreciate your feedback.
Date: 10/9/2016 3:07:00 AM
congrats on the win Dear Scott, this one is very well penned..there is death here, the dark passage..indeed! :)//love, Anu:)
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Date: 10/9/2016 4:12:00 AM
Thank you very much, Anu. I really appreciate your inspirational comments.
Date: 10/8/2016 4:35:00 PM
Scott, Congratulations on your win. Stop by my latest blog "No Words" if you'd like. LINDA
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Date: 10/9/2016 4:13:00 AM
Thanks Linda. I appreciate you placing my work in your contest. It means so much to me.