When light fades in the horizon and darkness takes its place,

I slowly stir awake to face the realities of my life with grace.

Is it life as we call it or something else undefined?

a reality of eternal dreams that are not quite mine,

wings of desire for a sweet drug that calls my name,

and resist I try with promises of punishment in vain

as I fly away in search of the one promised for tonight

to satisfy the hunger that in me causes much fright.

Β vamp2

It softly calls me there with soft tones of anticipation

as I hear her steps pacing a heart that is my salvation.

A haunting aroma of sweat reveals the perfect match

leaving a trail that entices me to blindly follow and catch,

what was promised to me when I became this

and I am able to save or condemn with a kiss.

Β vamp3

As I drink from her sweet elixir calming my hunger

and looking at her face in the moonlight I wonder,

If her tears carry a plea for life and salvation

as her limp body in my arms becomes my damnation.

Β vamp4

When the light stirs again in the horizon as night fades

I seek the comfort of shadows that has become my fate,

and waiting for the night I lay quietly in slumber

as prepared I must be to satisfy my hunger.


HO June 2012

This is something I wrote a few years back and re-posting today to celebrate Halloween. Hope you all indulge in all the sweets tonigh have to offer. πŸ™‚


10 thoughts on “Hunger

  1. hocuspocus13 says:

    Reblogged this on hocuspocus13 and commented:
    jinxx xoxo

  2. thecurlyblogger says:

    I love the pics for this. Nicely done! πŸ™‚

  3. αΌ‡RVβ„Žβ„°β„° says:

    I loved this Hector πŸ™‚
    Im catching up on your posts

  4. Ooh, I love this poem Hector! Kind of at a loss for words today, but I really enjoyed this.

  5. Dana Renee says:

    Reblogged this on Message in a Bottle and commented:
    I’m not much of a fan of Halloween, but I could not resist the beauty of this piece. Darkness, hunger and desire are themes that call my name (but not because of Halloween). Thank you, Hector, for sharing your words.

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