AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Jerry Engler, iCheryl Wright, iRobin Leigh Miller, iDiana Estill, iPatrick Granfors, iJoe Bueno, iDavid Hamilton, i

  Home > Horror > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Ed Matlack

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· Messages
· 5,731 Titles
· 43,550 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Aug, 2003

Ed Matlack, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
Hong Kong Blues
by Vic Warren

A fairy tale wedding on a yacht in Hong Kong harbor is spoiled when someone drops in from a passing helicopter and dies. A Hitchcock-style thriller set in the exotic city..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Amidst the Madness...
by Ed Matlack
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Follow
Recent poems by Ed Matlack
•  This, my theory...
•  The pitfualls of self-help books...
•  Him...
•  The less I have, the more I have...
•  Be...
           >> View all 5,706

...I do stand alone...


I do stand alone,

No longer can they be called humanity,

Screeching, scratching, seething at the mouth,

An evil power from beyond the past,

A hundred million in the past, years,

Preying upon humanities fears…

 

I stand amongst them,

Part & parcel,

But still far apart,

They realize I am not of their ilk,

Lost they have their heart,

No longer are they human,

Not even partial…

 

They wish to of my kind, scourge,

To our earth they do lay waste,

Dogs, cats, horse destroyed,

They do so in a great haste,

They are one now, their numbers did merge…

 

I am the last of my kind,

The only to them, resistance,

I have retained mankind’s entire mind,

Till the day their sight comes from behind,

So we can again live in coexistence,

I do stand alone,

Surrounded by madness,

Amongst them I am, for now, unknown…

© ed ~ 6/28/12

 

Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Lois Christensen
Great expressive write, I can feel like that lots of times, if i'
d let myself go, but under control i do not roll, I roll with the punches, and abide by the laws as much as i can... Alone but not so alone,,,,these days where i live. Good keep up the good writes...
Reviewed by Annabel Sheila
Wow! Intriguing write, Ed! One of your best!

Anna
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger
Expressive visions..brilliantly penned Ed.

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley
this sounds like the last man on earth! A few movies of that kind, you did a superb job! This was very well done. I see you walking among the ruins of everything standing alone un-noticed with all the devastation around you.

Really really very good!

Love and Light
Lily
Reviewed by Felix Perry
One of your best Ed, you captured how I think a lot of us old hippies are feeling these days...myself included.
fee
Reviewed by Ruan Mills Burke
I think this is one of your best ever. I love the way you separate the one type of being from another... The real people from the masses of 'filling', as my mother used to say.

Amongst them we are, for now, unknown...
Ruan
Reviewed by Jane Noponen Perinacci
This would make one hell of a movie!!

Love ya!

Jane
Reviewed by Regis Auffray
This is one chaotic and mad world, Ed. I can relate to what you express. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Budd Nelson
Ed
In the middle of madness is abject sanity..or so I have heard.
Budd
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton
Madness is catching, Ed, and we will NEVER live in coexistence. Never.
Popular Poetry (Horror)
  1.  Mooning Matlack
  2.  ALL HALLOWS EVE
  3.  Street trash...
  4.  He knew not of himself...

Scary Stories: A Collection of Horror- Vol. 3 by Billy Wells

Ten Tales of Terror in the horror/thriller genre with surprise endings...  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.