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Mark R Slaughter


A Vampire’s Bite


Please, not the blood of mine!
Under clouds of black and grey,
Harpoons of lightning strike:
Fangs white – delight of fright!
My life is now to pay.

Drink up! and savour please
Mine guest, my pleasure be.
Possessed - your spell now takes –
My mind in change of state,
Me thanks, for now I’m free.



Copyright Mark R Slaughter 2009

Submitted: Tuesday, March 17, 2009
Edited: Wednesday, May 04, 2011

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  • Rookie - 210 Points Marie Shine (3/19/2009 2:33:00 PM)

    This is an excellent poem Mark.I love the way you use the different colours to paint the picture.What price freedom?
    A well deserved 10 (Report) Reply

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