I Look Down

Originally published on the Literati Mafia

From my window
I look down, look down
At the iniquitous world spread out below me.
I look down, look down
I see the curst world, but it doesn’t see me.

From my room
I look down, look down
At the caliginous night steeped in midnight tea.
I look down, look down
I see the leaden darkness, but it doesn’t see me.

From my prison
I look down, look down
At a haunting of ghosts, ghouls, and monstrous afreets.
I look down, look down
I see all things vile and evil . . . and pray they don’t see me.

© Kaddie Tucker 2018

Photo via iStock

11 thoughts on “I Look Down”

  1. This is profound. The words, ‘I see all things vile and evil . . . and pray they don’t see me.’ kept echoing inside my head.

    Looking forward to reading more from you. And a big thank you for chancing upon my blog 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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