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in absolute darkness

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in absolute darkness

Do you know what its like to be 
in absolute darkness?
I do. 
And I want to be back
on a foggy night
where winter doesn't fall too far
the only thing you can see 
is a distant street light
yellow and gold
glowing from the distance
the wet leaves that fell from the trees 
fill the night 
with a dewy smell
I turn the key
bright headlights
flood the road
one line, two lines, 
they all combine
into a white blur keeping me 
from crossing into the abyss
I could drive forever 
I want to be gone again
back to my home.

Copyright © Amy Kramer

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  1. Date: 6/8/2015 1:48:00 PM
    Darkness will be there no matter where you are , because part of me is still in it

  1. Date: 3/3/2013 9:10:00 PM
    This is a very deep and sad poem..I have often felt that way myself. I love your poem .BG

    Kramer Avatar Amy Kramer
    Date: 3/3/2013 9:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Barbara. I hope you have a great week ahead. I appreciate the love and support. ~ak.