From graves below, in oak-tree’s shadow, hark!
A sudden stir in fall’s fermenting leaves;
and there from deep beyond a blood filled bark
from beasts and monsters, daggered thieves
who breed in graveyard ash, from broken bones,
and claw striations on the hallow stones.
Today it’s quadrille at dVerse, De hosts and have select the word shadow, which fits with some horror theme, that’s actually a whole month early. If you decide to participate don’t forget it’s 44 words exactly including the selected word. I wrote an English sestet with rhyme scheme ABABCC.
September 26, 2016