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She holds her head in her hands,
Never breathing or blinking.
She is a morbid master of the sands,
Of time that terrorises your torment:
Gaze upon her vile visage and away you go.

She stands alone in such grace,
Never talking or thinking.
She has her elusive eyes on your face,
Of innocence that isolates your idiocy:
Look at her sinister snarl and you'll depart too.

She watches you with utter patience,
Never whistling or winking.
She'll turn lights low in her defence,
Of malevolence that murders your mind:
Stare out to her granite guise and forget all you know.
If you can't tell from the title, this poem was inspired by the Series 3 Doctor Who monster: The Weeping Angel. The episode entitled "Blink" by Steven Moffat, must be to me one of the most entertaining and most rewarding episode of Doctor Who.

Even though "The Silence" are a worthy opponent in the most scariest of Moffat's creations. I still accredit the seemly benign aspect of sending people back in time to live out their lives as an original take on being killed.

And yes, I'm an avid Who fan. I've seen all the Doctors stories, or most of them. Bit upset I had to sell all of my dvds of them though. Gutted is the word.

The poem itself is set in an urban middle class suburb. With an angel standing in a garden full of weeds and nettles as though it's been there for quite some time.

I have done this in my own style and could be taken out of the context of Doctor Who if prefered.
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katnisseverdeen4life Featured By Owner Jul 16, 2013  Student Traditional Artist
The angels....the only psychopaths in the world that'll kill you nicely.:panic: 
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NemoX7 Featured By Owner Jul 23, 2013  Hobbyist Writer
Remember what ever you do. Do. Not. Blink. 
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zrd1166 Featured By Owner Sep 26, 2012  Student Writer
wicked! i had to cover my eyes during that episode and i think you have captured the part that freaked me out the most. its the whole not moving but im still gonna get you things, just creeps the hell out of me. well done
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Vegetabelle Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Student General Artist
AWESOME! one of my friends is a doctor who fanatic. She'll love reading this.
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Manigran Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is fantastic. I think this is my favourite poem from you so far. There is so much great imagery and powerful lines here.
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TheBlackWolf07 Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Student Artist
ugh. the poem is beautiful but the episodes.....*shivers* that is the one thing that i have been scared of. its creepy!
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NemoX7 Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Yeah, it is indeed creepy. But I think it's just that lack of movement that gives it that extra bit of creepiness. Glad you found the poem to be beautiful.
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