The Demon That Haunts Me


The demon that haunts me lives in my house,

 He stalks the shadows as he moves about,

He sits and waits, he slithers like a snake,

He waits for my guard to drop, he waits for my mistake,

He feeds on my innocence like a parasite,

Bystanders watch, blind to the sight,

My screams of agony are heard as a mere whine,

As they turn their noses like pompous swine,

The malevolent deed is done, I wear a shroud of shame,

For I foolishly fell victim to the predators game,

I live in a cage, as the demon lives free,

For in him they see an angel, and the evil in me

  • Author: Moonflower15 (Offline Offline)
  • Published: July 10th, 2017 00:57
  • Category: Unclassified
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  • Trev

    Nice flow. Leaves a lot to imagination on the scene and what it looks like lol. If that makes sense. Pretty cool!

    • Moonflower15

      I get what you mean. Thank you!

    • Nicholas Browning

      Good line to end on. A demon's goal is to put you in that cage. They want to show you what it feels like, I suppose.

    • onepauly


      • Moonflower15

        In what way?

        • onepauly

          the poem is sensitive. writing about what happened to you. I feel sad about it.

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        • Louis Gibbs

          A stark and powerful commentary on the brutal crime of child abuse, Moonflower! Thank you for sharing it.

          • Moonflower15

            Thank you for kind words, and interpretation.

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