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Read Poems by Mark Anthony Netto

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Night with the Living Dead

Wounded in battle from a long drawn fight;
Took refuge, late in the night, in a small burial ground;

Hungry and thirsty with no place to hide, fell asleep, in the dark of the night;

Woke to a sudden chilly breeze blow, that sent shivers and tremors right through my  my spine;

The rustle and tussle of dry twigs and leaves, kept my eyes open with gleaming tears;

Shadows of darkness from big grumbling trees, felt like mammoths coming right at me;
Whisper in whispers from creatures around, felt like the world was angry with me.

Grumbling & scrambling with my two feet, hoped to catch a light in the dark.

Cris, crossing crosses, showed me a sign, only to quickly disappear again;

Huge was expansion, fighting direction seemed like an ocean filled with commotion,
in such proportion, that losing my quotient was simply a notion trying to flee from darkness & thee;

Slammed in the body by an ivory post that struck like a hand, from a man standing in silvery sand;
Fell to the ground with absolute sound that none could hear in such a town;

Woke the next morning shaking my ache, only to see voices awake;
Asking me questions that I could not take;
Managed to fumble and stumble away to a fresh start on happiness day

Copyright © Mark Anthony Netto | Year Posted 2013

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  1. Date: 2/20/2016 1:54:00 PM

    mark, Enjoyed the way you expressed every line. Please keep writing and sharing your poetry. LOVE LINDA
  1. Date: 12/20/2015 2:04:00 PM

    MARK, stopped by to enjoy some of the best poems and poets of 2010 - 1015 :) Hope you are well enjoying what is left of 2015. Sending an early Christmas Message with Hugs. May you have a blessed Christmas and a happy New Year. Good luck in all you do during 2016. ~SKAT LOVE~

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