Tag Archives: Horror

Winchester I. The Arrival

There is a famous house in California built the widow of the same Winchester who invented the famous rifle of the same name. Winchester I. The Arrival by Michael Doyle The bell tolls in the dark of night While the … Continue reading

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Mathing the COVID-19 Curve

Day 7 of Na/GloPoWriMo!  The target objective? “…a poem based on a news article.” My subject today can be drawn on any number of articles plastered throughout our daily news periodicals to the point it cannot be escaped really.  But, … Continue reading

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Our Finest Hour

At this stage of American history, we advanced onto the world stage having no real choice but to fight a war on multiple fronts in World War II and rather self consciously becoming a, if not the, world leader in … Continue reading

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Antebellum Blues

It’s true that there’s a lot more to the Southern side of the story than I’ll cover in this poem.  But, with respect to American history, I would be amiss if I failed to cover this. Antebellum Blues by Michael … Continue reading

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Heirlooms In the Shadows

Haunted graveyards anyone? Heirlooms In the Shadows by Michael Doyle Where there is wanton violence There is always fear in that place You can feel it in the silence That permeates darkness in that space Standing there with the coffin … Continue reading

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Season of Fear

Halloween Poem #26: Season of Fear by Michael Romani Queue the creepy music For the just the right vibe Dare to step inside And then you decide As an indulgent prattle With wicked stories told Bones shake and start to … Continue reading

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Dracula’s Bride

Halloween Poem #12: Dracula’s Bride by Michael Romani The master does not want as she has given Feasted into blood, never to be forgiven An eternal kiss shared in the late night As betrayer of truth and hater of light … Continue reading

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Lost Faces of Chernobyl

Nuclear is one of the safest and cleanest paths to provide energy.  The problem is that it takes just one disaster to stir up the worst fear.  I can’t say it’s not reasonable that it is that way. Lost Faces … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Curtain

Drawn deep from the pits of hell Is the watcher behind the half veil Blown in the night air like a curtain Never knowing his prey for certain Older than house he haunts More wicked than those he taunts The … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt – Angel

Somewhere in the eternal an angel silently shrieks There in the infinite loss of which we seldom speak The horror of it all is probably worse than thought When we’ve forgotten what really should be sought I’ll hold you close … Continue reading

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