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He Thought He Was Alone But...

by Dharrsheena Raja Segarran 2 months ago in performance poetry
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An Abecedarian Poem

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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

Zombie.

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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

I'm a Certified Nutritionist 🌱 who loves to write ✒️
These are what I mostly write:
〰️ Fiction (Horror/Thriller)
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〰️ Poetry
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〰️ Anything That Piqued My Interest

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  • Kent Brindleyabout a month ago

    How suspenseful and creative!

  • Cendrine Marrouatabout a month ago

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

  • Naniabout a month ago

    I loved this and the suspense was great!

  • Luna Lee Bearabout a month ago

    The alphabet thing is DELIGHTFUL!

  • Niall James Bradleyabout a month ago

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

  • Niall James Bradleyabout a month ago

    An interesting poem, if a little ghoulish.

  • Made in DNAabout a month 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 Millsteedabout a month ago

    Very clever my friend.

  • Ali Razaabout a month ago

    It was interesting. Liked it.

  • SJ Coveyabout a month ago

    This is fabulous i I’ve it

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

  • Julie Lacksonenabout a month ago

    Xanthan gum, huh? Clever! Lol Fun read!

  • Babs Iversonabout a month ago

    Fantastic!!💖😊💕

  • Jymyaka Bradenabout a month 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 month ago

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

  • Rosemary Kashabout a month ago

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

  • Kelli Sheckler-Amsdenabout a month ago

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

  • Possumabout a month ago

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

  • Waters Dragonfriendabout a month ago

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

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