A Poem by Emily Shade


A cruel tempest sundered the void,
The creatures were starved and loathed;
A mist, as of a specter's crypt,
Hid wasteland from view.

The corpses screamed on the barrows
And beckoned in the mists,
And shook their knives and gnashed their teeth,
And threatened with their strange claws.

The night cruel, the corpses arose;
The specter's destroyed eyes
Turned slowly to his feared graveyard,
And fear was victorious!


"Emily Shade" is a program that generates poetry using structures from the works of Emily Dickenson and words from the works of H.P. Lovecraft.