by Matthew J Hewitt
Blown by a delicate breath of air, crimson clouds lined with golden
pennies floated by, these pennies they shrouded the eyes of the dead
men. Pennies that once lined their pockets now hid their dead, staring,
once greed-filled, now empty eyes.
Sea horses they drifted on the warm currents of air, as they sang
gently into the ears of the dead, hissing soft, sea sung lullabies into
dead ears, which could hear nothing no more, no more.
Along on a silver spiralling moon beam Joshua sat, his two heads
they flashed brightly, orange, purple, crimson, breathtaking colours
which plumed from his two heads simultaneously, these colours they
painted the skies in the style of a van Gogh all around his hideous
countenance. His dagger like teeth they dripped crimson coppery blood.
As gently, lovingly, he snaps off the head of another of those stupid
human captives, releasing an ocean of that wonderful, gushing crimson
delicacy on which he loves to feast.
Demetria on the other hand soars way above the macabre scene, where
he dances romantically with cold spirits, seducing them, then hungrily
feeding off them.and finally with great joy and excitement flooding
through his slimy brutal body, he totally destroys them, pulling their
ghostly bodies apart with his crab like appendages, that suddenly, and
revoltingly sprout out from the insides of his gaping mouth, and his
laughing like that of cats crying in the night, can be heard forever
floating across the sullen crimson skies
© 2003, Matthew J Hewitt
Matthew J. Hewitt is one of the much acclaimed
and is spoken of in the press as the new king of British dark poetry,
born in 1968 this young poets critical acclaim are as follows:
The great poet Bruce Boston says, "Hewitt's work has potential and
emotion". Simon Clark, famous British horror writer, tipped as the new
Stephen King, says of the poem The Fire Of Insanity, "This is a piece
of real power, rich in imagery, sure to be published," of the poem Pan,
Clark says "incredible vivid imagery," and of the poem It Came From The
Swamp an intensely visual piece in a style that you seem to be claiming
for your own." Andy Cox editor of T.T.A. press says,
poetry is brilliant, the best I have ever read." Hewitt’s
has also been compared to author Lord Dunsany by Australian magazine
Redsine, and also has been considered as the new Dante. Hewitt
collected second prize in the first Fiction Inferno short story
competition, and he is the winner of the best poem competition on the
Demonminds site. Several of Hewitt’s poems are due out in an
anthology published by Double Dragon publishers this will be available
through W. H. Smiths, Borders, Amazon, Barnes and Noble bookstores etc.
Find more by Matthew J Hewitt in the Author Index.
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