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Dead Living Thing

May 15, 2014
By JJ_Lone PLATINUM, Davenport, Washington
JJ_Lone PLATINUM, Davenport, Washington
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I cant stop looking.
I cant.
There is no way.

I cant look away.
I can only stare
at the bulging eyes
of the dead.

He is coming.
I cant move.
I'm stuck in ice
as I'm frozen
with fear.

His dark
wrinkly skin,
curls around
his fingers.

Ragged clothes,
blow in the wind.

Gnashing teeth
as he bites
the living flesh
off my arm.

I cant scream.
More smell
the fresh,lively smell
of my pulsing blood.

Another comes up.
My arm is yanked
above my head.
I hear a snap.

The bone
from my arm
is protruding
out of my arm.

I'm yanked
off my feet.
My blood is

I feel something
on my neck.

My friend
swings the knife down.
A sorry look in his eyes.

Its dark.
I cant see.
Am I dead?
Or am I a dead living thing?

The author's comments:
this was one of my nightmares. i leave you to choose what i am at the end.

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on May. 30 2014 at 2:48 pm
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its good but it doesn't grab me

on May. 30 2014 at 11:33 am
WOWriting SILVER, Broadstairs, Other
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Like it. Some nice ideas and I really like the vocab and imagery :) Not sure about some of the grammar, but I'm picky :P I see a theme in ur poems... 

on May. 27 2014 at 7:14 pm
AllSoPlayfulWhenYouDemonize BRONZE, Richmond, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"Our passion is our strength."
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<3 <3 <3 i loved this so much i have no clue what to say so I'm just gonna put a ton of hearts! <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

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on May. 21 2014 at 11:46 pm
Dezarae SILVER, Wentzville, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
"When your going through hell, keep going."

This is really good. it took me a while to really understand it but it's still great. 

on May. 21 2014 at 10:21 pm
Shade3043 DIAMOND, Shade3043 Did This, In Case Of Anonymous, Other
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Favorite Quote:
When I was a boy, I would always hear scary things in the news and my mother would say to me, "Always look for the helpers. Everywhere you look you will always find people helping." - Fred Rogers

I like it, I like it. But what's the point? What's the lesson to be learned? Am I to learn something? I mean, it gets extra points for reminding me of the first scene from Star Wars Episode V, but I guess I just can't get into the groove of it. I don't take anything away from it. My apologies. But, the imagery is fine, the rhythm is fine, and I overall enjoyed it, if only that. 3.3/5.