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***( Consider this my tribute to Edgar Allen Poe )***

I met the ones that crawl below.
Not so very long ago.

When failing legs did cause the fall.
That brought me to their garden wall.

And as I laid among the leaves.
beneath the tall and brawny trees

My bones took on a dreadful chill.
And breath would ceased as I lay still.

For now the ones that crawl below.
Will soon begin to ebb and flow.

And as they move with greater haste,
Hungry now for just a taste.

They enact their grisly trade.
In the garden where I laid.

And so begins the ghoulish feast,
For all the little squirming beasts.

For as they feast they will be,
The last of all that lived in me.

Copyright © Tom Clark | Year Posted 2014


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  1. Date: 5/5/2016 2:53:00 AM

    Tom, this is an awesome poem, thank you for sharing. --SKAT
  1. Date: 4/22/2016 10:44:00 AM

    deep write, TOM.... love linda
  1. Date: 8/17/2014 10:13:00 PM

    Ewwwh....good one, made me shiver..Perfect for Halloween..BG