Tumblewords

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Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Midnight Shift




sounds of lonesome
underscored by
menacing tones
intermittent songs
to the rising moon
he heard the howls
his neck hair rose,
quivered in the dark
the old guard whistled





Pen and Ink Sketch by Sue.

Skittles at Heads or Tails prompts: Heads. Guard

12 comments:

Sue said...

Eerie! I love your sketch to go with :)

Patsy said...

So many layer to this. I agree with Sue eerie does discribe it well. Wonderful sketch. Those eyes -- watching.

Thanks for dropping by earlier.

anthonynorth said...

Nice and spooky. I loved it!

Hootin' Anni said...

Oh my gosh....this is super!!! Whoa...your writing skills blow me away. Fabulous.

PURRfect sketch to partner with the words you composed too.

R.E. said...

Awesome. Left me with a bit of a shiver. Kudos.

forgetfulone said...

Terrific! Love the artwork, too.

maggie's mind said...

Wow, beautifully done.

Tina said...

ooh all sounds very intense ;) cool pic

happy hots :)

Q said...

A change is coming...I can feel it in your words. My neck hairs also rose...you are good.
Happy November.
Sherry

TC said...

This is great. Very eerie: makes the hair on the back of my neck stand up.

Lisa - Life is Like a Box of Legos said...

Awesome post and sketch! Shivers ...

paisley said...

jeepers creepers.... gotta love those eyes!!!!!!

been a hair raising few days hasn't it???