Dapper Demons


I saw the grim reaper
last night in my dreams
He stood quietly in the doorway
just over my shoulder
He startled me, appearing
on the edge of darkness
without a sound, dreary flat figure
Silhouette of doom
Where his head should have been, at first, nothing
only a dark empty spot
And then on closer inspection, a black hood
crowning the black emptiness
where his face should have been
And instead of robe & dagger
he wore a black pinstriped suit
Three piece
Double breasted
Very dapper
My demons like to show up in style


About Unsungpoet

Life-long poet, numerologist, author of other previously unpublished works :)
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8 Responses to Dapper Demons

  1. Well unsung. I’m sending you nothing but Angels! Lol. Hope you are well? And glad at least your Demon knew how to dress. Style is everything Lol. 🙂 take care of you! Hugs Sue X

  2. Beverly Kalinin says:

    I like the upbeat of this–so powerful to use a sense of humor as ammo against the dark forces. I see him leaving abruptly, shocked, with his tail neatly tucked between his pin-striped legs.

  3. Ben Naga says:

    Think yourself lucky he didn’t charge you interest. 😉

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