Black Poetry : BigFoot Tale

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  1. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    BigFoot Tale

    First of April on a hill in the mountains
    -and the branches did break
    -and the trees did shake

    'cross the path of a forest lost light,
    -while coming his way
    -even air moved away

    two lovers setup camp in a clearing
    -even fog made a sound
    -when his foot hit the ground

    and they kissed in the quiet of the night.

    Then, they sat near the glow of the campfire
    -and his breath was a fright
    -at his twenty foot height

    and the food on the grill smelled good,
    -and his eyes burned red
    -like the hair on his head

    and they drank and laughed 'til midnite
    -he was hunting that night
    -saw the campfire light

    then they tucked into bed like they should.
    Then the forest went quiet.
    Then the sounds went silent.
    And the trees waited trembling in the woods.

    But the stars sprinkled Heaven when they rushed out
    throwing twinkles in the icy air of night
    hitting slopes and paths even hilltops
    where the light froze the campers in his sight.

    Then a bird on a branch held its one breath
    and a squirrel stopped its eating mid-bite.
    And a deer that was leaping seemed to freeze-frame.
    Something dreadful was emerging from the night.

    First footstep echoed with an impact
    -and the campers did sleep
    -and they never made a peep

    Second step towards the camp was a bump
    -and their bodies vibrated
    -from the sound radiated

    Then he leaped from the shadows of the darkness
    -and the air did smell
    -like a stench from Hell

    and the ground made them jump from his thump !

    They looked ! He looked ! They ran ! He roared !
    Now, the chase was a race through the darkness
    -and the lovers ran blind
    -over shrubs and pines

    and closer came the thumping of his feet
    -and the branches did break
    -and the trees did shake

    while each big hand grabbed a lover
    -and their hearts did race
    -as they fought his embrace

    And they prayed that it wasn't time to eat !
    And the breath from his mouth made them weak !
    And his hands pulled them closer to his teeth !

    Their terror was a scream in the nightlight.
    Each breath, tiny seconds from their last.
    And the lovers locked eyes with "I love you's"
    Then he belched with a chuckle and he laughed !
    -and the squirrel looked up
    -and the bird took a breath
    -and the deer finished leaping with a smile

    And the forest seemed to chime with his laughter
    while his chuckles boomed across a forest mile.

    Red eyes smiled on lovers with a twinkle.
    Hot hands put them on the ground to cool.
    At the forest edge, he turned and chuckled madly
    saying "Gotcha, little people-April fool ! "

    Namyh
     
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    Delightful, Harry.
     
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    AHMOSE Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Thanks for sharing poet and welcome back home!
     
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    You have quite a knack for detail and tell such an intriguing story. Glad Big Foot was just joking with the little people. Really enjoyed this story brotha.
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    mad tyte Harry love the flava of this one
    just bigfooting
     
  6. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Hello fellow poets- Thanks a lot for your comments and I hope this scribe accelerated the blood and tension with a smile, HH
     
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    great story....
    he could have taken a lil bite out of em....lol

    one love
    khasm
     
  9. PositiveMindset

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    U do your thing consistently, diggin' this.

    Peace.
     
  10. Harry Hyman

    Harry Hyman Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Madd Rapper- Your enjoyment of this story is the greatest compliment, HH

    Khasm- I thought about that bite but then I would have to clean up the carnage. Your words are always appreciated, HH

    PositiveM- I hope this raced the blood a little and I dig your words, HH
     
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