On Par

Top Posts (Click to Read)

onpartitlecard

Was she staring at him?
Feeling panicked,
he hastily pulled on his jacket.
He could feel the skin
on his arms shrink from the fabric.

I have no other choice,
he thought, trying to reason.
She may be watching.
She may tell others.
They would crowd around,
mock and gesture,
and then I?
I would be nailed to the ground.

His skin crawled and stretched,
still seeking a way out of its enclosure.
He shrank deeper into his chair,
glancing over his shoulder,
trying to find a way out of there.

She was now walking
towards him fast-paced.
His shoulders slumped,
loathing his difference.

“Remove your jacket,” she insisted.
Shrugging it off, he conceded.

The blue scales on his skin
twitched and glistened.
He couldn’t meet her gaze,
and steeled himself
for the laughs and the scrutiny.

“It’s okay,” she gently said.
He looked up and caught his breath.
One eye was yellow; the other red.

 


rosenstein

 

Originally posted on Poet Rummager’s blog in June 2015

 

 

 

 

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 737 other followers

Follow SlasherMonster on WordPress.com

Contribute To SMM

  •   Instructions for submitting to SlasherMonsterMagazine is as follows. Please read everything on this page before submitting.   SUBMISSION PROCEDURES   Instructions: All fiction, poetry, and art (drawings, collages, photography, etc.) are to be emailed to slashermonstersubmissions@gmail.com.   Guidelines: SlasherMonster is seeking original horror and dark fantasy work. All types of horror and dark fantasy are welcome. No subject should be considered off-limits, and we encourage [Click Here & Be Scared!]
About Dead Donovan (127 Articles)
You look a little pale....oh!...forgive me! My name is Dead Donovan. SlasherMonster is devoted to the dissection of horrific material: articles, short-stories, poems, photography, graphic art -- the stuff that makes your heart shrivel.

13 Comments on On Par

  1. What a sweet and thoughtful poem.

    Liked by 2 people

  2. Monsters in love!

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Are you going to dress up as Rosenstein this year? Your older poems should get more attention! I want blue scales.

    Liked by 1 person

  4. Monochrome nightmares // October 4, 2016 at 3:05 pm // Reply

    A super duper scary story Rose. 😧

    Liked by 1 person

  5. I think, they have found their soulmates in each other… 😀

    Liked by 1 person

  6. What a sweet poem..

    Liked by 1 person

It's Okay To Scream!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s