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Shifting Shadows. Poems of Darkness

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A collection of dark poetry

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Comment from sandramitchell
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OMG, Gypsy! That was horrific! I spent eleven years in Spain, probably long after all that happened. How old were you when that was going on? Very Dean Kuch! I bet he loves it. lol! Well done, your imagery was certainly very graphic!!!
:) Sandra xxx (and I am off to bed now!)

 Comment Written 12-Feb-2016


reply by the author on 12-Feb-2016
    LOL Thank you, Sandra :) I am happy you found my chapter horrific LOL Dean and I are good friends and he did give me six stars because he loved it. I appreciate your review and I am grateful that you took the time to read this poem.
Comment from boxergirl
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Let me just say, you did well with your poem dedicated to Dean. It is spooky even to look at the presentation. lol But I am a wuss when it comes to scarey stuff so honestly I read it quickly with one eye open! :-)

 Comment Written 12-Feb-2016


reply by the author on 12-Feb-2016
    LOL Karen, you are so cute. I appreciate that even if it was too scary for you, you gave it a try. Thank you! *gypsy hug*
Comment from Gloria ....
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Oooooooh freaky picture, Gypsy woman. Animals look most spooky in nighttime photos.

Whoa this is a real horror story with the deep woods and evil. And phantoms eating children, shudder...

I guess you're right, one way to get young children to stay at home sweet home is by scaring the beejeebers out of them. Problem is when they're forty years old and still scared to leave. :))

Great job with this.

Gloria

 Comment Written 11-Feb-2016


reply by the author on 12-Feb-2016
    LOL, you are so funny :-) Yes, I didn't tell my children horror stories to scare them so they would be safe. That is crazy! Parenthood today is totally different than when I was growing up. I went to a catholic school where the teachers scared students into submission. They showed me pictures of hell and I had horrible nightmares. My author notes were supposed to be funny, at least, it was funny, to me. LOL
Comment from Unspoken94
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I actually read this one backwards. This is
an excellent contribution to the Horror Team
here on FS, led by Dean Kuch. Although your
reputation in this genre is equally praised.
I saw no errors to correct. =Bill

 Comment Written 11-Feb-2016


reply by the author on 12-Feb-2016
    Thank you, Bill, you read two in a row. Thank you!
Comment from krys123
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Gypsy;
-the picture set the mood right away that this poem was going to be ominous and horrible as they are very relevant and appropriate to the conceptual theme and quite complementary to the writing. The eeriness of this writing flows through every word throughout the writing as it is a message for children to learn to stay at home and be comforted by their parents and always be safe at home.
- I really like this free verse style which is a first for me I think coming from you.
- thank you for sharing and posting and may the good Lord be with you always.
Alex

 Comment Written 11-Feb-2016


reply by the author on 11-Feb-2016
    Hello, Alex :-) Sure, I have done much free verse as it's one of my favorite form of poetry. I thank you for your kind review and feedback. I appreciate that you took the time to read this poem. :) May the peace of the Lord be with you and thank you for your blessing.
reply by krys123 on 11-Feb-2016
    Gypsy; I may have forgotten that you did free verse I'm very sorry and you've done it so well and I really appreciated and was entertained in reading it.
    Alex
reply by the author on 12-Feb-2016
    no worries, Alex, I forget stuff all the time. :)
Comment from William Ross
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Very good, starts out pretty evil, ends pretty well. read your notes about growing up in Spain, i served 3.5 years marines in Rota Spain But traveled much, Beautiful country. have a wonderful day.

 Comment Written 11-Feb-2016


reply by the author on 11-Feb-2016
    I am happy you like my country. It is very beautiful. My parents lived in Rota for a few years. 35 years of service? Wow! I thank you for your kind review and feedback. I appreciate that you took the time to read this poem. :)
Comment from Barb Hensongispsaca
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Oh my it fits.
Truly a great free verse and yes it works to terrorize the young...well some of us older ones too.
Nicely done and a good chapter to add

 Comment Written 11-Feb-2016


reply by the author on 11-Feb-2016
    I thank you for your kind review and feedback. I appreciate that you took the time to read this poem. :)
Comment from padumachitta
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Hi..and scarey it is. Good ole Dean, he inspires many to reach beyond comfort.
Just a warning...your poem did funny things on my screen...check it out or ask others...
I was brought up on Terrible Peter Stories...so this rings pretty close to the one...
padumachitta

 Comment Written 11-Feb-2016


reply by the author on 11-Feb-2016
    Thanks for the feedback, I will check it out. I thank you for your kind review and feedback. I appreciate that you took the time to read this poem. :)
Comment from MacMhuirich
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This is a good poem bringing some great advice to the readers, in this day and age we can't be too careful with our children. Gone are the days when you could let the children out to play in the knowledge that they were safe. I enjoyed reading this and thank you for sharing.
Bless you
John

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 Comment Written 11-Feb-2016


reply by the author on 11-Feb-2016
    Thank you for reading two in a row. :)
Comment from Dean Kuch
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First of all, thanks so much for keeping this book alive by adding your darkly stunning work to it, Gypsy. I am so very grateful to you for that.
Secondly, thanks so much for your thoughtful dedication. That too I am forever grateful for.
I had no idea things were like this in Europe. I'd always felt, for some reason, that children were much safer there for the most part than they are here.

It just goes to show ya' how much I really know about Europe.
In reality, I suppose the safest course of action would be to ensure that our children are safe regardless of the continent we're on at the time.

Beautifully done, and an eye-opener to boot!

Here's my last sixer for ya' efforts...
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~Dean

 Comment Written 11-Feb-2016


reply by the author on 11-Feb-2016
    My dear friend and companion in the needed effort to keep fanstorians terrorized. I wanted to take a break from peaceful haiku and add a little terror. Right away I thought of your book. I am happy you approve my humble addition. You know how I feel about you and to give me your last six stars is extra especial, you being the king of horror in this parts of cyberspace and all.. *your gypsy sidekick*
reply by Dean Kuch on 11-Feb-2016
    I calls 'em likes I sees 'em, Gypsy darlin', and you are so very welcome. Not only was your poem entertaining, but it was informative too.
    Hugs!
    xxx
    ooo
    ~Dean :)
reply by Anonymous Member on 13-Feb-2016
    I calls 'em likes I sees 'em, Gypsy darlin', and you are so very welcome. Not only was your poem entertaining, but it was informative too.
    Hugs!
    xxx
    ooo
    ~Dean :)
reply by the author on 13-Feb-2016
    Thank you, sweetheart :) *gypsy hug*
reply by the author on 13-Feb-2016
    Thank you, sweetheart :) *gypsy hug*