Learn More

Salvadore Ponce De Leon


Fear the Beast


Fear of the Beast

The Beast rises again.
He rears his ugly head.
Whip! Whip! Strike! Strike!
He hits my heart with a sickening thud.
I stir at night, crippled by fear.
Oh, how I dread the night…
Oh, how it hurts me…
As the moon rises, this dread rises too.
Whip! Whip! Strike! Strike!
I writhe at the pain, which this dark force inflicts on me.
Oh, how I curse this sadness, which is in my heart.
Whip! Whip! Strike! Strike!
By day, I am brave. By night, I am like a mouse
— Which is terrified by a Lilliputian.
Oh, I curse the beast that makes me weak.

Salvadore Ponce de Leon

Submitted: Thursday, August 22, 2013
Edited: Saturday, August 24, 2013

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Fear the Beast by Salvadore Ponce De Leon )

Enter the verification code :

Read all 3 comments »

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. At Least Live and Dream, Rohit Sapra
  2. Aladdin's Lamp, Aftab Alam
  3. philosophy, lee fones
  4. Old Clock, Paul Gerard Reed
  5. Cuckold's Plea, Donal Mahoney
  6. Thrilling night, Sneha Celine
  7. Love Is Not A Feeling, Margaret Alice Second
  8. a symphony, Cee Bea
  9. one shouldn't, Neelapu Suresh
  10. Spring Wood, Knutsford: my place of play, Mark Heathcote

Poem of the Day

poet Katharine Lee Bates

O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain!
America! America!
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  4. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  5. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  6. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  7. A Poison Tree, William Blake
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  10. Leisure, William Henry Davies

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]