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Modern Day Female Krampus


‘Twas the night before Christmas…

No wait! We’ve heard that one before.

Listen as I’ve a different tale to tell...


On the night before Krampusnacht

all the bad girls and boys

won’t be dreaming of sugar plums

or their favorite toys.

They won’t sing about Santa Claus,

or his bag full of treats.

They won’t hang up their stockings;

they won’t dance to the beats.

They fear a fate more foul than death,

as Krampus enters the scene.

She wields her stick with ruthlessness;

She is the penance queen.

She will beat them to repentance,

or their death will be quick,

with chains of bells and whips from hell,

and her trusty old stick.

So children take heed through the year,

and be better than good.

Don’t take the chance that Krampus comes;

obey as children should.

Made for Dark Winter Tale Contest by Malleni-Stock

Snow Stock by Malleni-Stock
Gothic Fighter by DarkRose1997
Wind Swept Hair by hellonlegs
Horns by Minotaur-Queen-Stock

Thank You Hug  for the use of your stock!!!

Everything else owned and painted by me using Corel PaintShop Pro X6.
Poem written by me and falls under my current Copyright @ 2014                

Stop Please respect my art. DO NOT STEAL! Thank you! :love: 

I have actually never heard of Krampus until this year, so I thought I would share some information I found in case you were in the same boat. I decided to put a bit of a twist on the traditional Krampus. I made him a she and put her in the modern world. Enjoy!

"Krampus is the dark companion of St. Nicholas, the traditional European winter gift-bringer who rewards good children each year on December 6. The kindly old Saint leaves the task of punishing bad children to a hell-bound counterpart known by many names across the continent — Knecht Ruprecht, Certa, Perchten, Black Peter, Schmutzli, Pelznickel, Klaubauf, and Krampus. Usually seen as a classic devil with horns, cloven hooves and monstrous tongue, but can also be spotted as a sinister gentleman dressed in black, or a hairy man-beast. Krampus punishes the naughty children, swatting them with switches and rusty chains before dragging them, in baskets, to a fiery place below."

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Date Taken
Jan 28, 2009, 12:51:38 PM
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