Running for life.

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 coursing in my veins.

Step after  blooded step, I run and yet it is gaining.

I stumble and fall , legs and arms grazed 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, closing on me, my worst of dreams.

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

His nostrils flaring, 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 day.

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……..

23 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Ritu
    Oct 17, 2020 @ 14:55:43

    Keep fighting, Sis 🥰

    Reply

  2. Priscilla Bettis
    Oct 17, 2020 @ 15:50:56

    How scary! It’s a perfect poem for October.:-)

    Reply

  3. pensitivity101
    Oct 17, 2020 @ 16:23:02

    Keep fighting Willow.
    Great track choice

    Reply

  4. thoughtsnlifeblog
    Oct 17, 2020 @ 16:49:40

    Wow that is a power scary piece. Well written. Has meanings.

    I hope your health is improving.

    Reply

  5. robertawrites235681907
    Oct 17, 2020 @ 16:56:08

    Oh my, Willow, this is very powerful and frightening.

    Reply

  6. Frank Hubeny
    Oct 17, 2020 @ 18:57:54

    I was reading in Mario Murillo’s book “Edgewise” the following, “Divine danger is the greatest safety and human safety is the greatest danger”. Your poem reminded me of that.

    Reply

  7. Dale
    Oct 17, 2020 @ 22:26:55

    I was holding my breath as she ran… wonderful and love this Kate Bush song, too! Going to check out the one you left for Di, now!

    Reply

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