Haunted Forest, A Feast For Wolves

By Intoxicating Delirium

 
  Oh, little bunny, I’m sorry your hurt
Come, little bunny, I’ll patch you all up
Mommy and daddy said not to go far
But this poor bunny has cuts so bizarre
 
Running fast through the trees, it’s hard to keep up
I’ve lost you sweet bunny, which way did you turn
The night now upon us, the moon will not rise
I’m sorry sweet bunny you’ve met your demise
 
The darkness creeps in
There’s a chill in the air
What path did I take, which way did I come
Panic now rising, my skin going numb
 
Hearing voices all around me, I’m frozen in place
The blackness is blinding there’s a scream from afar
Trying to run, there are hands on my skin
Beginning to scream, voice lost in the wind
 
I break from his grip and step into blackness
Trembling and running, the branches like razors
New gashes ripped open, my skin wet from blood
I cry as I trip and fall into mud
 
Are those bones I feel at the tips of my fingers
I hear howling now and a grasp at my ankles
There’s a pitter patter of feet in the woods
Bleeding and stuck, a feast for wolves
 
It seems the bunny and I have a few things in common
A feast for the wolves on Thanksgiving Day
The blood is now dripping, into my eyes
It looks as though I have met my demise
 

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Copyright 2013 caitlinryen
Published on Tuesday, November 26, 2013.     Filed under: "Horror" and "Poetry"

Author's Note:

A little thanksgiving fun :)

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  • darkheartmagic On Saturday, September 12, 2015, darkheartmagic (92)By person wrote:

    Wow just wow........ Story telling is an amazing gift... Your words are quite amazing as you bring the reader myself into the story, loved this work

  • Numbers Peppelini On Monday, January 6, 2014, Numbers Peppelini (96)By person wrote:

    Disturbing, telling write that makes no promises to happy endings. One might get the chilling feeling that mother nature witnessing such a gruesome sight , gathered her children to hurry along. Nicely written nightmare

  • Commander_Cadaver On Sunday, January 5, 2014, Commander_Cadaver (272)By person wrote:

    Damn that bastard bunny...I mean great write. Really enjoyed it and the ending. You are a very talented writer.

  • dwells On Friday, December 20, 2013, dwells (5797)By person wrote:

    Sounds like a bait bunny to me! Great fun KR and much enjoyed, cheers!

  • Wr1tt3n V3ng3anc3 On Wednesday, December 11, 2013, Wr1tt3n V3ng3anc3 (189)By person wrote:

    Phenomenally descriptive and creative, a fine morsel of poetry.

  • Iwas On Friday, December 6, 2013, Iwas (41)By person wrote:

    I really like how it just keeps pulling you in deeper then "smack" the end. It's like I fell off a cliff. what a rush!

  • darkheartmagic On Wednesday, December 4, 2013, darkheartmagic (92)By person wrote:

    Wow this is an outstanding work of art very great write. keep up the good work.

  • Peyton1 On Tuesday, December 3, 2013, Peyton1 (206)By person wrote:

    What an excellent job you've done here miss Caitlin! Congratulations for winning the contest, a deserving write for sure. My pulse sped up with each stanza's finish. Thrilling, chilling, and quite fulfilling! I do enjoy the thrill of each hunt you take us on, very nice indeed. You simply must post more often, your works are much enjoyed. Thanks for writing....

  • Poetic-Realm On Sunday, December 1, 2013, Poetic-Realm (235)By person wrote:

    A very proper way to express a literal take on the feast for wolves. Id say maybe edit a few of your rhymes, like woods and wolves do not really rhyme, but few words rhyme with wolves so I understand. Maybe switching it from a pack of wolves into a lone wolf, since I think rhyming wolf properly is a little,simpler. The best thing to do though, is to test yourself in making a very rad rhyme scheme for wolves! Good stuff, just needs a little work if you ask me :) a few minutes maximum just smoothing out the wrinkles, ya know?

  • Magdalena On Wednesday, November 27, 2013, Magdalena (904)By person wrote:

    A dark chilling tale. Great visual and write. :)

  • megaprime81 On Tuesday, November 26, 2013, megaprime81 (886)By person wrote:

    now that's how good horror should be! 10.

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