...Hamstrung

By SolApathy

Is it the ham, the wich or just the sand
Making me twitch
Gotta relieve this inner itch

Passing me glances as I smoke this bowl 
Fearing that I forgot to wear my tinfoil
What was in the acid of windowless dreams
That makes this sandwich seem
Destined to take a bite, it has me almost smiling in fright
What wickedness in the drugs mixed within this haze
That make it seem that this ham sandwich wants to blaze?
I fear to turn to grab my beer, I feel the damn thing inching - - near
Just for a moment I glance
Ahh…. A drink—at last
I feel a crunch as a chip I chew
Suddenly pain - - echoing through
Body and mind,  my sanity returning in quick-time
Unfathomable what I see
This fucking sandwich is eating
….Me 
 

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Published on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.     Filed under: "Poetry"

Author's Note:

10 minute request...being eaten by a ham sandwich- Mute Serenade
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  • A former member wrote: hurrah....get to munching and quit talking next tme

  • Dimensions On Saturday, September 2, 2017, Dimensions (105)By person wrote:

    So creative, I couldn't have imagined the quick turn this took. Love it!

  • SolApathy On Saturday, September 2, 2017, SolApathy (559)By person wrote:

    Haha she asked me in chat to write a poem in 10 minutes about a ham sandwich, with bonus points if it ate someone by the end.... If you read this, you need to read the story from the ham sandwiches side :) https://www.darkpoetry.org/node/work/205181

  • Bornfrompain On Thursday, August 31, 2017, Bornfrompain (849)By person wrote:

    Loved this!!! - BFP

  • worm On Wednesday, August 30, 2017, worm (1286)By person wrote:

    "I'll have what he's having!"... LOL... Kudos! ~worm~

  • carlosjackal On Wednesday, August 30, 2017, carlosjackal (2572)By person wrote:

    Brilliant piece...Like an ode to one of those Old Skool schlock horror flicks. *packs bag*

  • SolApathy On Wednesday, August 30, 2017, SolApathy (559)By person wrote:

    It's nice to know one person almost caught on fire, and another spilled coffee on their lap because of this poem... That is more than anyone could ever wish for!

  • Mute Serenade On Thursday, August 31, 2017, Mute Serenade (466)By person wrote:

    I regret nootttthhhiinnnnngggg!

  • Purposelessness On Wednesday, August 30, 2017, Purposelessness (164)By person wrote:

    Pure fucking talent, my coffee is in my lap.

  • Mute Serenade On Wednesday, August 30, 2017, Mute Serenade (466)By person wrote:

    YESSSSSSSSS. YAAAAAAAAAAAY. WOOOOOOOOOOOO. Best. Ever. You win DP... We can all pack it in and go home now.


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