Journey of the Zombie

Written By Tale Told

Wandering, wandering, wandering I’m
searching, I am searching for any sign,
a scent of blood, or taste of meat, to sate
this driving, driving hungry pining state.

Roaming, roaming, roaming desolate waste.
Wanting, desiring an unknown place.
Nothing is known by me, or seen or said,
for I am—I am—of the living dead.

Memories, memories, memories play
trinkets and knickknacks all try to convey
a man who was of pink flesh and red life
terminated, terminated in strife.

Onward, onward, onward my path is hewn.
Staggering, staggering as a drunk swoons.
Every step I take is bursting in pain.
Fury building fury like dreadful flame.

Darkness, blackness, in solitude I hide.
Hunkering, cowering I’m lost inside
this invading need, this wanton virus,
spreading, spreading to every one of us.




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Tale Told

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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.

22 Comments on Journey of the Zombie

  1. Excellent, doc! Your reading was full of passion. Your words convey a yearning to end pain in the most savage and debase way. Loved this!!

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  2. A yearning that burrows into every fiber of ones being… it takes full control, and one has no way of fighting it. This is me when I wake up in the morning; hungry for pancakes and coffee. 😉

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  3. A petrifying and infectious rampage !!

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  4. If you see a zombie roaming down the sidewalk…blame Tale Told!

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  5. Very nice insight into the zombies mind 😉 roaming, roaming, looking for flesh!

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  6. Wow.. i love the reading..

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  7. Staggering
    Forgetting things
    Confused, yet keep going
    Sounds like us! 🙂


  8. Very good! Your words bring good imagery!

    Liked by 1 person

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