Browsing All posts tagged under »Gothic Poetry«

Down in the Woods

September 17, 2014

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‘Tis a dark and still night Not a sound disturbs the air Nor a whisper in the trees Nowt stirs in the wooded lair Yet shadows crawl and twist Bending around trees That reach and claw outwards In silent screams Something is alive in there But none can see Something moves and watches Wanting to […]

Messenger

August 31, 2014

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She stares out into darkest night Listening to the stillness The tree’s skeletal frame Naked before her, standing guard A Raven sits on its branches, waiting Watching her from its beady eye As the moon glowers down Half hidden in shadow On one of its kingdoms His smile bemused yet cynical For it has seen […]

Ghosts

August 19, 2014

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*I’ve played around with the following poem for a while now, debating whether to put it up or not? The last couple of verses were just added today, the rest some weeks ago. I hope that you like it. I stand alone in the mountains Looking at the emptiness Thinking on all that went before […]

Anger of the Gods

August 10, 2014

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Moody skies On a summer’s day Grumbles from the heavens A God stamping about Or fighting amongst themselves? Grey clouds rush by Chased by thunder Thor’s Hammer striking down In anger Hear its cry! Hear his! The Gods will not let up Shall not back down! Rolling clouds of emotion Stomp past above Striking awe […]

Spy Hole

July 28, 2014

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Noises outside the door Scratching sounds Footsteps Deep breathing You go to the door Listening Worried It seems to have stopped You think to open the door But don’t Instead you decide on something else You move to the spy hole Prepared to look out To see But something sees you An eye stares back […]

The Executioners Call

March 24, 2014

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And the drum beats still as I walk to the unknown Will the Executioner be swift? or will he strike home? I have no idea as to who is to atone? As the crowds bay for blood and others groan Awaiting the moment when the axe strikes home And heads will roll as the innocent […]

Devil in the Storm

October 27, 2013

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The sea rises high above the ship as wave upon wave does ruthlessly hit Screams lost in the roar of the waves as nature and the devil compete for prey Stern and Bow dip and rise as men fall overboard out of sight And then it comes from deep below as men become boys, fear […]