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The night is dark and full of terrors

        
Shelter from the elements          
and shelves upon shelves            
of fresh food and beverages          
well within expiration date . . .          
           
Other than perhaps toilet paper        
one would think nothing else          
would be necessary for survival            
           
but one would be wrong          
           
While enduring any storm          
in the company of a few          
within the many who can't see      
beyond their own personal mists          
       
several weeks worth of rations            
along with a roof over your head          
doesn't amount to a hill of canned beans      
end capping a grocery market aisle        
     
Stores tend to run dry      
of good will towards men      
when the glass between worlds  
keeping the unknown at bay  
shatters  
            
The night is dark          
and full of terrors
;    
     
the worst of witch being those
clinging to their man-made religions
with a poor grasp of Bible in hand
and blood sacrifices to the Lord in mind         
          
        
           
           
           
 
JohnnyBlaze
Written by JohnnyBlaze
Published | Edited 28th May 2021
Author's Note
inspired by the Stephen King novella "The Mist"
title and italics from "Game of Thrones"
simiiarities between characters
"Mrs. Carmody" and "Melisandre of Asshai"
inspired by the Stephen King novella "The Mist"
title and italics from "Game of Thrones"
simiiarities between characters
"Mrs. Carmody" and "Melisandre of Asshai"
courtesy of the Universe
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