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Terror Rides
by Dallas D'Angelo-Gary

Thursday, October 29, 2009
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I'm running out of time here. Gotta get these in before Halloween.

Terror Rides
 
My heart is frozen within me, as
terror stampedes across the
bridge toward me,
grinning pumpkin atop
darkened silhouette of evil.
 
My mind rebels, my
voice refusing to yield to
screams that pile against. 

Seeking a hiding place,
too late --
madness overtakes, then,
Smiling, I turn to face
the inevitable. 

He falters, noticing
sheen of madness in my eyes,
uncertain of what to do
against my absence of fear.

 His body now lies hidden, and
a new terror rides.
 

Now I come for you.

 Dallas D'Angelo-Gary 08

 

 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray 10/23/2013
A tale that sends shivers up and down the spine, and quite apt and timely considering how close we are getting to Halloween. Thank you, Dallas. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 10/30/2009
WONDERFUL POEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Liana Margiva
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 10/29/2009
Oh, this is chilling!
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 10/29/2009
Chillingly, effectively penned, Dallas. By the title, was thinking you were going to write about carnival rides gone amok. LOL This is even scarier ... well done.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
Reviewed by Kate Burnside 10/29/2009
AAAAHHHH... the sudden switch here reminds me vividly of my most shocking cinematic moment... The Donald Sutherland and Julie Christie classic, Don't Look Now... when the little figure in the yellow mac turns round and isn't a child but a.... disfigured dwarf! HEEEEEEEEEELP!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I've never forgotten it and nearly freaked out when I saw a picture of me on my honeymoon up in the Swiss Alps, huddled in a corner in the rain in a... yellow mac.... Certainly cooled the temperature a bit back then... as does this now... Chilly... Not sure you really need that "Tis me"... just the "now I come for you" does (it) for me... I'm so outta here.... just look at me go........................................... :)) xx
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 10/29/2009
Yikes! Chilling write, Dallas; well done!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :)
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 10/29/2009
You slay one demon, and another pops around. And another. And another. And another. Terror rides indeed. Nice one!
Reviewed by Lori Moore 10/29/2009
The tempo you create adds to the terror. Excellent, as always.
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat 10/29/2009
Dallas,

You can feel the eeriness in this. Great Halloween story.


Mary
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 10/29/2009
I guess age has finally caught up with me / Halloween just doesn't do it for me anymore . . . Over-hyped holiday . . .
Reviewed by Carol Grace 10/29/2009
love it---refuse to be afraid--great word pictures, again, Dallas.



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