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  Prowler
by Sara L Russell
Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Rated "PG" by the Author.

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The idea for this came from something a "talking" cat said in a YouTube video.




PROWLER
Sara L. Russell 21:02 15/08/2007


I stand in the space
 between darkness and light,
between thinking and doing
 emboldened by hate;
I lurk in the place
 where the soul perceives fright,
a dread demon, persuing
 down hallways of fate.


I see you alone
 with your frozen-wide stare
caught in the thin glow
 of one candle flame;
mere flesh and bone
 and with fright-bristled hair...
I wait at your window,
 I whisper your name.


 


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Reviewed by Lloyd Lofthouse 8/5/2008
Scary poem told from the stalker's point of view. It works well and conjures up images from my own nightmares I carred back from Vietnam of imagined eyes out there in the dark watching--always watching and waiting. I imagine these types of night demons feel powerful as they stand in the dark looking into lit rooms thinking that these people are helpless--not knowing that might not be the case.
Reviewed by Amor Sabor 8/15/2007
The dark side has its beauty as well. Superb poetry.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/15/2007
Was waiting for the demons to strike. Got caught up in the emotion of it all, great write.....

Be safe,
Karen
Reviewed by Missy Cross 8/15/2007
What a dark, masterful write. I am in awe!

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