Sealed beneath the ancient waves,
longing to bury his oppressors in their watery graves.
From the depths of the ocean the beast emerged,
rage and hunger his body surged.
In a sea of blood his body was submerged,
the light of sanctity he crushed and purged.
The loss of his soul was the final fee,
his humanity subdued by the call of the sea.
His vessel was no longer of flesh and bone,
stained with sins that could never be atoned.
Those with crooked hearts loved and obeyed the beast,
for he brought about the joyful chaos of an abominable feast.
The beast returned to the bed of the sea,
leaving sacrificial fanatics to bend the knee.
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Nocturnal Lullabies (#Wattys2018 Winner)Poetry
Even within the deepest and most hideous depths of darkness, we may find a glimmer of beauty. Gothic, gloomy and macabre poetry. Featuring works inspired by phantoms, occultism, vampires, cursed maidens, tragic monsters and other haunting themes sur...