Vendetta

Walking through the waste land-
For ages; all alone,
I have lived in the cemetery;
Buried deep within.

I have watched over Nothing,
Waiting for no one to come..
My existence has been scarred-
Walking through the Deads.

I now dwell at nights-
In the Dark and desolation.
I croon the songs of despair
With notes of deep melancholy.

I shadow all n everyone around..
There’s no way of Escape
Or Walking past Me, For I am now the
Will and Vendetta rules Me..

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90 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Shashi
    Feb 17, 2011 @ 17:46:37

    Powerful… your words in the beginning caught my attention…
    ‘I have lived in the cemetery;
    Buried deep within.’
    Perfect ending too…

    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya
    http://shadowdancingwithmind.blogspot.com/2011/02/whispers-night-along-sea.html
    Twitter @VerseEveryDay

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  2. Kavita
    Feb 17, 2011 @ 14:38:55

    Read it before – loved it!
    Reading it again now — and loving it!! Only now, I will make sure never to get into your bad books, Liv !! All that vendetta worries me 🙂

    Hugs, sweetie!!
    xoxoxo

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    • Olivia
      Feb 17, 2011 @ 14:48:10

      lolsssss

      Kavz, you are one of the sweetest things that has happened to me after I have started to blog.. I’m including all the poet friends here!
      I have always believed in miracles- you being the one from the initial ones.. 🙂

      Warm Bear Hugs to you too..
      xoxoxoxox

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  3. tolbert
    Feb 17, 2011 @ 13:01:17

    I have watched over Nothing,
    Waiting for no one to come..

    Great expression describing that place we have all been. You have revealed, in words, the darker side of dark and in “waiting for no one to come” the self-fulfilled prophecy has been filled…no one comes. Nicely done!

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  4. Steve Isaak
    Feb 17, 2011 @ 02:58:02

    Terrific tale-telling, terrific images.

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  5. Eric
    Feb 16, 2011 @ 23:48:59

    That’s “V” for Vendetta, right? LOL!

    Heavy stuff, Olivia. (Nice counterbalance to your usual bubbly self)

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  6. brian miller
    Feb 16, 2011 @ 17:11:33

    very nice olivia…a darker piece, but relatable as i think we have all found that place where something is done to us and we seek justice…or what we define justice as…vendetta…

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  8. Eaton Bennett
    Nov 18, 2010 @ 11:06:10

    Olivia, this is desolate…I got the feeling quite strong. Your words carry quite a punch. :))

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  9. Pat Cegan
    Nov 18, 2010 @ 03:47:14

    Oh, it makes me want to share all my joy and peace with you. I send you lots of love and sunshine! and a big Braillian hug! pat

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  10. Kellie Elmore
    Nov 17, 2010 @ 09:51:46

    “i croon the songs of despair in notes of deep melancholy…”
    wow! this whole piece is outstanding! your style is hypnotic! Love it Olivia!

    Kellie

    my potluck:
    http://magicinthebackyard.wordpress.com/2010/09/29/burning-autumn/

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  11. Jamie Dedes, all rights reserved
    Nov 17, 2010 @ 05:19:32

    Just came by to say “hi.” Read the poem again. Still like it. Hope all is well and that you are surviving and thriving in NaNo Land.

    Hugs!

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  12. wiserskydiver
    Nov 16, 2010 @ 21:04:40

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  13. Shashi
    Nov 16, 2010 @ 12:35:43

    Dear Olivia

    Its so powerful and the end is so imaginative.. shadow every one around me… perfect. I liked it very much.

    ॐ नमः शिवाय
    Om Namah Shivaya
    Twitter: @VerseEveryDay
    Blog: http://shadowdancingwithmind.blogspot.com

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  14. Kavita
    Nov 16, 2010 @ 11:31:12

    Super dark and deliciously creepy!! gave me some goddamn chills, lady!!
    Those bouts of melancholia are very well expressed, Liv… they seeped out from your poem, and off the screen!!
    And that image you have chosen is quite deadly AND captivating!! It perfectly complements your deeply greyed words… excellent work!!!

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    • Olivia
      Feb 14, 2011 @ 22:46:40

      It’s been a long while since I did this creepy work!!
      Really, I was perhaps being guided by a demon while doing this- it’s name is Vendetta!!

      Sending you some more chills… err winter chills..
      Hugs xxx

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  15. dasuntoucha
    Nov 16, 2010 @ 07:33:42

    This reads like the beginning of a grand odyssey…dig that pic…nicely done.

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  16. danroberson
    Nov 16, 2010 @ 05:31:11

    I didn’t know your dark side ran so deep. Vendetta ruled by the will. Great poem!

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    • Olivia
      Feb 14, 2011 @ 22:43:56

      hehehe.. it seems my blood had changed its color from read to black for sometime.. n that’s when this poem happened.. 🙂

      Thank you for stopping by.. xoxox

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  17. The Reason You Come
    Nov 16, 2010 @ 05:23:38

    You’re scaring me, I feel like you’re going to come after me tonight! 😉 Seriously though, when you have so much anger inside you that you want to lash out at everyone, it feels like the king of Hades himself is ruling you. I like the images created by your words and how they are effective in evoking dark emotions in the readers.

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  18. WordsWorthMillions
    Nov 16, 2010 @ 00:39:20

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  19. Evelyn
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 23:52:03

    Wow! really tall and strong, if that makes sense.

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  20. industrialarts
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 23:38:08

    great melancholic piece. very gothic… great job!

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  21. Eric
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 23:13:52

    I’m glad your vendetta isn’t against me! 🙂

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  22. ScottlB
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 22:06:04

    opens to the style of an epic piece leaves the reader wanting more… Nicely done!
    http://words4afriend.wordpress.com/2010/11/14/emotions/

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  23. Jessicas Japes
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 20:14:32

    AAh, sorry, left the wrong link – doh!!!
    http://jessicasjapes.wordpress.com/2010/11/15/i-need-him/

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  24. Jessicas Japes
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 20:13:35

    Nicely dark, Olivia! Good use of images and an ending wanting us to know more.

    http://jinglepoetry.blogspot.com/2010/11/poetry-potluck-moods-feelings-and.html

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  25. Mary Bach
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 20:02:18

    Very dark, and delightful!

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  26. tasithoughts
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 19:34:03

    The darkness is riveting in this piece. Great work!

    JP

    http://tasithoughts.wordpress.com/2010/11/15/into-his-eyes/

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  27. PinkLady
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 17:00:28

    desolate and forlorn in the midst of darkness… i don’t ever want to go back there. i know the feeling. your piece touched a sensitive chord in me, olivia.

    Bye For Now

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  28. ~Drew
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 11:40:14

    Reminds me of the movie The Crow… dark passages of deadly encounters… a moment inside Ann Rice’s head… walking alone at midnight in a cemetery in New Orleans… with a vampire hunting you… I love the darkness you paint here Olivia… =)

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    • Olivia
      Nov 15, 2010 @ 12:24:10

      Hey Drew..
      I guess at times the Diana side of me gets up.. 🙂
      I am honored to read such beautiful words here.. Thank you

      Love xoxox

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  29. Scent of my heart
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 11:21:42

    Very dark … but interesting :)! Hope you’re ok! Don’t let vendetta to control you! Let’s love better! have a good day dear!

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    • Olivia
      Nov 15, 2010 @ 12:26:14

      Bubble Belle,

      All’s well, just that often my Vendetta stands up all charged up.. I won’t harm anyone.. now have evolved past that state.. And said- well said you- I have come to love all now.. 🙂

      Wishing you a beautiful day girlie- xoxox

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  30. Reflections
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 10:42:11

    Love the shadows of imagery here… the suspense is overwhelming.

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  31. ljm (Amias)
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 09:47:40

    Well, I don’t need to ask who this person is, because sometimes when I look in the mirror I see me. Photo is very scary …. and creative.

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  32. Talon
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 09:31:35

    This gave me the chills, Olivia. The imagery! Oh, it’s powerful!

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  33. Krislin Neo, Ting (Syracuse Pike)
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 09:25:24

    Cool, this poem get the feelings to run deep.. I like it even though it has a strong shade of ‘darkness’.. 😛
    Anyway, I found you through Monday Potluck, and here are my entires – different feelings for both..
    http://www.intinglligent.com/2010/11/electrify.html
    http://www.intinglligent.com/2010/09/just-tree.html
    See you around..
    S.Pike

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  34. fiveloaf
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 08:46:20

    kep it up! keep it up! you are doing well my friend..

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  35. Morning
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 08:40:14

    I shadow all and everyone around Me..
    There’s no way of Escape
    Or Walking past Me, For I am now the
    Will and Vendetta rules Me….

    powerful piece,
    thanks for sharing with potluck…
    greetings from Ji.

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  36. Teresa
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 08:40:12

    You have certainly created a mood here–very intense.

    Mine are here. http://razzamadazzle.wordpress.com/2010/11/14/bleeding-pain/ and http://razzamadazzle.wordpress.com/2010/11/1

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  37. Marlee-I Mystic
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 08:31:42

    What a wonderfully dark imagery. I feel as if the feelings of vendetta have crept over me while reading. I truly enjoyed!

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    • Olivia
      Nov 15, 2010 @ 12:49:16

      Heya Marlee,

      It’s more to do with avenging in a big way- instead of harming others to achieve nothing.. 🙂 As in to acquire some thing bigger so all losers sit behind and gape..

      Love MyD xxx

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  38. A.B. Thomas
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 08:03:30

    Awesome depth, and the image just strengthens the whole dank rawness of the desparity. Kudos!

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  39. gospelwriter
    Nov 15, 2010 @ 08:03:26

    I hear you, Olivia. I too have walked through the wasteland and

    I have watched over Nothing..
    Waiting for no one to come!!

    Really loved that!

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    • Olivia
      Nov 15, 2010 @ 12:51:00

      Thank you MyD for stopping by.. It is sad but then, most of us have been through this- I can tell that.. Loads of wishes n Love xoxox

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  42. Jamie Dedes
    Oct 03, 2010 @ 18:19:58

    Oh, my girl, you do indeed swallow life whole. We hope in the end that Vandetta does NOT rule … LOVE only.

    Happy Sunday … or is it Monday there? Must be Monday there now … Someday, I will get my geography straight! 🙂

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  43. RiikaInfinityy 마왕
    Sep 18, 2010 @ 08:26:47

    Wow wonderful words and image!=D I can feel the depth of it! Excellent Olivia ❤

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  44. woih
    Sep 16, 2010 @ 03:21:38

    “I shadow all and everyone around Me..”

    I’ve tasted this experience myself..you seem very aware

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    • Olivia
      Sep 18, 2010 @ 12:17:26

      Really nice to learn that about you- The feeling is both consuming and intoxicated. It all comes down to how one handles those emotions.. 🙂

      Glad you liked it..
      xox

      Reply

  45. buttercup600
    Aug 27, 2010 @ 07:12:37

    So very deep my friend…amazing imagery and the image is so captivating. Wonderful work 🙂

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