Running for life

Step after step I drag myself through the rain

Blind to all around me , my  mind closed to the pangs of pain.

Fear, hatred and panic screaming in my head, loathing causing in my veins.

Step after  blooded step , fast as I can and yet it is coming still gaining.

I stumble and fall , legs and arms graze I crawl no point in complaining.

Hot breath on my neck I shudder in fear I smell his rank sweat as he draws near

I feel his claws scrape at my flesh, I loose a scream of primal fear.

Ripping at my dress and  hair I run for my life, to look over my shoulder I don’t dare.

No choices left to me, naught I can do . I stand and face the beast  for death I prepare.

Eyes red as the devil pure evil it seems it closes on me the worst of all my bad dreams.

Caught in his clutches, mercy is not on the cards, so  I beg for divine intervention

Praying  hard, His nostrils are flaring he’s baring his fangs letting me live is not his intention.

Finally all I can do is fall on my knees and pray , why must this horror be my last of days.

Suddenly after a thunderous noise a white flash as lightening  carved him in half God be Praised.

Broken and bleeding I lay in the mud,my life slipping out of me no fight left no more……..

30 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Eric Alagan
    May 27, 2013 @ 22:18:07

    Raw and powerful imagery. Well executed, Willow dear.



  2. Susan Norden
    May 28, 2013 @ 12:56:38

    I love this piece — pure emotion. I felt every move throughout; I almost feel out of breath (a good thing here!). 😀


    • willowdot21
      May 28, 2013 @ 17:37:13

      Thanks I am so pleased that like this poem, it just poured out of my head and on to the screen! Sit back now have a cuppa and get your breath back the beast is gone. 😉


  3. penpusherpen
    May 28, 2013 @ 14:45:00

    Amen to that Sweet Willow, … as Eric so rightly says, very raw and full of power.. hugs my friend. xPenx


  4. tornadoday
    May 28, 2013 @ 18:48:35

    I love the stark emotion in this piece, Willow…………..but must admit, I was first drawn in by the rain…… ~ Love, Bobbie


  5. Gray Dawster
    May 28, 2013 @ 20:15:18

    An excellent piece
    of writing my great friend 🙂

    Andro xxxx


  6. writingthebody
    May 29, 2013 @ 14:16:40

    Hmm, I like the Placebo version (sorry!), but I love Placebo…anyway, I am here to say that I have not forgotten your beautiful corner of the world….and I know you hardly need another award…but it is my way of saying hi…no need to do anything if you do not wish to.


    • willowdot21
      May 29, 2013 @ 19:19:56

      Thank you so much for the award , did you see my letter explaining why I cannot accept any more awards. I love Kate bush but I do love Placebo as well!


      • writingthebody
        May 29, 2013 @ 21:35:42

        I do not expect you to do anything…most of the people now have too many….it is just a way of saying hello….

      • willowdot21
        May 29, 2013 @ 21:40:37

        I feel awful but I just cannot keep doing awards, my partner gets annoyed if I am on the laptop too long. So I want to concentrate on writing and talking to people like you!! 😉 xxxx

      • writingthebody
        May 29, 2013 @ 21:47:10

        Do not feel awful….hardly what I want. I will still give them to you, but as I say, sometimes these are what bring me back to you….and your kind world. So awful is the opposite of what I feel about that.

      • willowdot21
        May 29, 2013 @ 21:49:22

        Thank you that is so kind of you. 😉

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  8. nakularora
    Jun 03, 2013 @ 11:03:22

    This is beautifully written. 🙂


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