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He Thought He Was Alone But...

An Abecedarian Poem

By Dharrsheena Raja SegarranPublished about a year ago 1 min read
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Albert was all alone in his office feeling

Bitter. He was working late. Suddenly, he heard a

Creepy voice call out his name. It scared the

Daylights out of him so he ran towards the

Elevator only to realise it was out of order.

"Fudge!", he swore as he walked back to his office and

Gulped some water when a menacing laugh made the

Hair on the back of his neck stand up. He

Immediately ran out of his office and saw

Jack staring at him. That was impossible because

Knew he was all alone but there was Jack

Looking as pale as a ghost. "Jack?" he called. Jack

Mumbled something and approached him slowly.

"No, you're not Jack! Stay away from me!" and

Off he ran towards the emergency stairs. Although he

Prayed to escape this nightmare, that didn't

Quite happen. Jack managed to catch him

Right before he reached the

Stairs. Jack inserted his fangs into his neck where it left

Two punctures after Jack drank his blood. Now he

Understood that Jack is actually a

Vampire. He was even more horrified

When Jack cracked his skull which seemed glued together by

Xanthan gum. Jack has been

Yearning for brains. Jack is a hybrid of a vampire and a



An Abecedarian poem, also known as an abecedarius, abecedary, or abecedarian, is a kind of acrostic poem in which the first letter of each line or verse begins with successive letters of the alphabet.


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Dharrsheena Raja Segarran

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  • Gideon 6ix8 months ago

    Very cool- I had not heard of this type of poem before- thank you for sharing!

  • Cathy holmes8 months ago

    haha. this is great. Well done.

  • Dawn Salois8 months ago

    Well done! That was very suspenseful.

  • Kent Brindleyabout a year ago

    How suspenseful and creative!

  • Cendrine Marrouatabout a year ago

    Thank you for the chuckles! It was a nice poem!

  • Deanna Fratusabout a year ago

    I loved this and the suspense was great!

  • Niall James Bradleyabout a year ago

    At the end of the line starting Jack, should there be a 'he' at the end?

  • Niall James Bradleyabout a year ago

    An interesting poem, if a little ghoulish.

  • Made in DNAabout a year ago

    THIS IS TOO DANG GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!! I ACTUALLY LAUGHED! Excellent! I don't think I could have done that, but now I'm honestly interested in trying! Would you proofread it if I did???

  • Colleen Millsteed about a year ago

    Very clever my friend.

  • Ali Razaabout a year ago

    It was interesting. Liked it.

  • SJ Coveyabout a year ago

    This is fabulous i I’ve it

  • The Abecedarian Poem is always a great fun challenge. Well done

  • Julie Lacksonenabout a year ago

    Xanthan gum, huh? Clever! Lol Fun read!

  • Babs Iversonabout a year ago


  • Jymyaka Bradenabout a year ago

    I like vampire 🧛🏿‍♀️ stories so this was really cool. It was cute and funny and creative. I love most how you made a story from the poem.

  • Jonathan Townendabout a year ago

    Great use of the alphabet here. Ingeniously written. Brilliant.

  • Rosemary Kashabout a year ago

    Poor Albert. That's why you should never stay late at work.

  • Kelli Sheckler-Amsdenabout a year ago

    How clever. It’s amazing all the different kinds of poems there are

  • Possumabout a year ago

    Very nice, I've never heard of this kind of poem before today, but I like it

  • Waters Dragonfriendabout a year ago

    Nice! I've never seen a poem done like this. It cool. And a hybrid zom-pire is unique

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