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why again 

another undertaking

why from ghostly winter-stripped branches

sung through by a strange wind's

sad voice

does he return to deliver 

so darkly the same bewitching gaze?


O, gothic disciple of doom!

why with black vision

do you shape cages for my fear?


for how long

must my sleeping mind

receive this sombre visual communion

you send down

from so bleak and hauntingly windswept a pulpit?


O, unholy advocate of gloom

let me be!


beholden no more I ask

to the satanic commands

inflicted on your lonely wandering heart.



defy I say

the masters of the underworld

you were born into

◄ the hardest road

edge of dementia ►


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Thu 14th Dec 2017 19:34

appreciated people.I'll be honest and say this is one I rushed somewhat and I intend to come back to it and make some improvement's but that will be much later

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Patricia and Stefan Wilde

Wed 13th Dec 2017 20:18

jumping Jehosaphat! Leon man, this ROCKS! well done squire!

P&S xx

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Jemima Jones

Wed 13th Dec 2017 16:25

I'll second your WOWSERS Rose (and correct your Allanesque tut-tut!) indeed a fantastic poem Leon.Thank you.Jemima.

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Rose Casserley

Wed 13th Dec 2017 12:14

WOWSERS! very Edgar Allenesque! great image and title too

Rose ?

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