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Shadow Born

There is a shadow that fallows me The shadows have taken all that come near me for I live in the dark where once I dwelled in the light the darkness that lived inside me has now become me there is a lust for blood, a fury that nothing can sate this darkness that was once a shadow is now the fangs of midnights unholy creature a changeling that takes the form of everything and nothing both corporeal and at the same time a incorporeal mist tearing into me, ripping my flesh from my body as it eats my liver and devours my heart there is nothing I can do but still I fight with hands that have turned to claws and teeth that tear bite more beast than human I fight the living dead and the dead that are living I feel only rage blood lust and fire dwell in my eyes I was born in the light and there I once dwelled Now I live in the dark For I have been reborn Born in darkness I am the Shadow Born

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  1. Date: 9/7/2012 10:49:00 AM
    An appreciative thank you for your kind comments on my poetry Wolf. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 9/5/2012 5:22:00 PM
    This was very good. Love the conflict of the light and dark. I love dark writing. There is a darkness in all of us that each can relate with very intensely.

  1. Date: 6/18/2012 10:04:00 AM
    this was a delight to read, i like dark poems reach with raw emotions like yourz. Nice one. *smiles* ron

  1. Date: 6/14/2012 3:27:00 PM
    wow very deep and dark! you've out done yourself!

  1. Date: 6/11/2012 1:35:00 PM
    A deeply dark imagery... stunning... Terry