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When Darkness Falls

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When Darkness Falls

At night rapscallions in my head
Refuse the coal that scorches dread

And peace, however light the touch
Calms the seas where dragons rush

The crescent moon, my dreams aglow
With love so pure, pearl ivy grows

Hurried heart that once sought fame
Must kindle hope nee shatter shame

Above the sky where Angels dwell
My pealing bark in prayer reveals

A moment filled with His relief
When light grows dim

             Doth vanquish


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  1. Date: 4/30/2012 9:06:00 PM
    Hi James, so glad I picked this to read; You did a great write with this one; I love that word rapscallions :)

  1. Date: 3/23/2012 11:32:00 PM
    A brilliant sequence of couplet! Very well written, my friend! Ruben.

  1. Date: 2/7/2012 5:13:00 AM
    When darkness falls...Outstanding poem!

  1. Date: 2/2/2012 9:07:00 PM
    Hello James, how are you? I enjoyed you second couplet the most... calm and dragons... what an entry.. Your darkness falls poem,, is very dimming..... enjoyed,..pd