Fright Knight

Confronting dread
with dauntless eyes,
let no specter
Block horror's progress
into fright
that ghastly beasts
may slime, alight,
or slither, hiss
without distress,
till nightmares
wake up powerless.

Fright Knight © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: December 15, 2019