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Below is the poem entitled Darkness which was written by poet Albert Ahearn. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Day fades into semidarkness
And night’s ravenous appetite
Slowly consumes remaining light
Leaving nothing but shadowy
Phantoms slow dancing with the wind
Under a new moon cloudy night.
Darkness- The great equalizer
Where the sense of sight is useless
And Seeing Eye dogs are not seen;
Where sinners and saints are lovers
And transgression and grace are words
having utterly no meaning;
Where truth becomes irrelevant
Until the mornings piercing light.

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  1. Date: 3/25/2011 12:43:00 PM
    I enjoyed reading your excellent poetry today Albert. I hope you have a wonderful weekend filled with new found inspiration. Love, Carol