‘A thousand paces’

I walked a lonely path one night.
A thousand paces to Devil’s cliff.
The moon cast a haunted glow;
an angry sea beckoned below.

Waves smash against the rocks.
My nostrils burn from salty spray. 
Temptation lures me to the ledge.
Daring me to step, over the edge.

Eternal tides batter the shore.
Suicidal winds whip at my back. 
My lifetime of experience gone;
another lost soul has moved on.


About Bo Bandy

Just a creative soul trapped in a world of cookie-cutter pragmatism...
This entry was posted in Controversial topics, Different Perspectives, Fiction Stories, Gothic horror, Macabre, Mystery, Poetry, Supernatural, Uncategorized, Utopia & Armageddon, Whimsical. Bookmark the permalink.

One Response to ‘A thousand paces’

  1. yuhublogger says:

    A vivid description. Brilliantly done.

    Liked by 1 person

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