Friday, November 01, 2013

She


she creeps
on the edge of your bed
still and silent
white
laughing a shrilled cry
her head rocking
violently
bloodshot eyes
fingers glide across your skin
and you sit, numb


This is my attempt on the occasion of All Hallow's Eve. In honor of the day, this poem contains exactly 31 words.





30 comments:

  1. Ahhh....creepy....I shdn't have read it today, and you know why :P

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  2. Hmm I have lots of interpretations of this - which makes me like it even more!

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  3. Boo! That was a crisp and a neat one..well done, Amrit.

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  4. just the right amount of fright Amrit :)

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  5. Oy! perfectly scary for Hallowe'en! Scariest one I've read tonight!

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  6. Spooky!! Happy Halloween :)

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  7. OMG......making you numb.....not a good 'she'.........Happy Halloween :D

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  8. YIKES!!! You definitely achieved your goal. This is a spooky little piece!

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  9. the concept is quite a refreshing one....

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  10. I love the creepiness it invoked :) Perfect for the occasion!

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  11. "She" spooked me alright!! Nicely done, 31 words at that...You sure come up with interesting verses Amrit.

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