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Elizabeth Evelyn Stember

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by Elizabeth Evelyn Stember

Monday, October 13, 2008
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Horror is what you make of it I suppose...I was just bored at work...

I know the grammar in this is horrible, trust me I know it better then you think.

I could write it at my desk and no one would know or care.

I am at work with nothing to occupy myself but this attempt.

You might peek over the cubical wall or even snoop lightly over my shoulder

You may or may not understand but that is not what is important.

Is it?

Not really.

What is important is that I am here waiting to complete my assignment but I have become bored.

Made myself busy enough not to realize that there is blood from my heart dripping

From your mouth onto the desk below the crimson morbid herald

And onto my skin where I still continue to write as if nothing was wrong.

More droplets fall as soon as it drips to the floor merciless upon the carpet.

I look to my pen with it’s fading ink that refuses to revive it’s life for my intent. 

A buzz prompts an end and I put on a cheerful smile while speaking.

Thank you for calling.

How can I help you?

I say these words as my pen plunges into a piece of my heart dripping on the desk

Sucking the blood as if it were an ink of its own and I watch both forms slowly pass on.

I finish my service as the shadow of you lurks elsewhere and once done I choose another pen.

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Reviewed by Dark Knight 9/3/2012
whoa....unique and dark-loved it and your profile picture
Reviewed by David cox 8/24/2012
wow. i like your style
Reviewed by Masood Lohar 6/5/2012
typical of you :)
Reviewed by Jackson Aniefiok 3/2/2010
ammm complicated but crative
Reviewed by Paul Judges 1/5/2010
Powerful words, Elizabeth, well done !
Reviewed by Eugene Williams 11/29/2009
it is alway the horror that falls from the pen that drains the heart of much needed pain..masterly writen..Eugene
Reviewed by Lois Christensen 11/7/2008
You released the stress of the office with this one. It is on the dark side, but we need to hear all sides too. It is wonderfully written. Don't give up the ship, stay with your job.
Reviewed by Susie McCray 10/16/2008
Great poem. I've had my share of blood sucking boss's.
Reviewed by Peter Paton 10/15/2008
A well thought out concept that shows your ingenuity and brilliance with words.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 10/14/2008
well done
Reviewed by Dawn Anderson 10/13/2008
This has a dark feel to it which I loved.
Reviewed by Felix Perry 10/13/2008
Loved it, a little on the dark side but that is okay for the imagery is brilliant. I too used to write and do a lot of my personal writing at my office in between assignments in fact wrote one of my published works there. Great writing here kiddo...enjoyed.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 10/13/2008
Very interesting and innovative...

Be always safe,
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 10/13/2008
A very interesting poem and well written,I enjoy reading it,take care


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