Disturbance, by Nicola Rooks

Disturbance is a poem written especially for this blog by Nicola Rooks, a second year English and Creative Writing student at the University of Sunderland.

My death was disturbed,
Loneliness into light.
My darkness was disturbed
by his delightful bite.

My death was disturbed,
Provoked by his presence.
My darkness was disturbed
by his odorous essence.

My death was disturbed,
Ravaged by beautiful fangs.
My darkness was disturbed
cursed cape around him hangs.

My death was disturbed,
Devoured by his lust.
My darkness was disturbed
my body brought back to dust.

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About spectralvisions

Spectral Visions is an annual Gothic conference hosted by the University of Sunderland. It explores the dark, the decadent and the terrifying aspects of Gothic literature and language. This blog is a student-run initiative, where Visionaries showcase their creative talents and learning in short stories, poems and essays on the Gothic. You can follow us on Twitter at @spectralvisi0ns or like us on Facebook at facebook.com/uosgothic
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One Response to Disturbance, by Nicola Rooks

  1. Lisa says:

    Well done Nic xx

    Like

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