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Rated: 13+ · Poetry · Horror/Scary · #2256265
A poem in honor of early slasher horror films.
You know, it's not easy
For me to wear this mask
Walking through the darkness
Slaying all within my path
Tormented as a child
Always forced to heinous acts
With this veil upon my face
All disguised within my wrath

The words spoke in my life
All became so deeply seeded
The dreams of my youth
Just ambitions long defeated
Now I'm wandering these halls
A nightmare to be retreated
Searching to destroy
The very life that I once pleaded

Do not beg me
As I will show no mercy
When I called for redemption
I was deemed unworthy
But take your time in hiding
For I am in no hurry
See, the thrill of the hunt
Is the best part of the journey

Slow and steady stalking
As I listen for my prey
Their trembling in fear
An emotion that betrays
The terror in their hearts
The very source of their dismay
It beckons them to run
And they always will obey

I will always give chase
I have never lost a victim
For I know the snare of fear
And exploit it in my wisdom
Once it hits the mind
It cripples like a symptom
Which can then only be cured
Through the ways that I afflict them

Let it become their master
Let it bring forth their praise
The anguish of lamenting
The terror on their face
Afraid of every shadow
Their dwindling of days
Where passion meets insanity
When they've finally caught my gaze

And by then it's much too late
No hope and no exception
Pleading for your life
Will be met with no affection
Merciless and evil
Is an accurate perception
And as you're gasping for your life
You'll see that death is your redemption

For I'm a killer in perfection
The solid form of darkness
A sovereignty to fear
Who turns your hope into a carcass
If you must try to resist
Just know that I will not be harnessed
For there's no method to destroy
A creature that is heartless

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