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Night

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Night

This cold, forlorn, haunting night
Gazed upon me with blackest eyes
Glistening above, stars so bright
Thought I to myself, wished my demise

Dare I commit this sinful deed?
Would not reason begin to heed?
Alas! To my fate I soon resigned,
Cursed be the stars that so designed

What lurks within, I cannot tell
In this heart of mine- evil doth dwell
Heart and soul in endless strife
Would that it all end with the touch of a knife!

Blasphemy! Blasphemy! Thou dost blaspheme!
Enraged soul thus doth scream!
Heart beats quicken, sweat doth pour
On my brow – a curse on me forevermore!

Save thyself! Do not succumb!
Said my soul before ‘twas struck dumb.
Eerie silence – blissful and bleak
Pervaded my spirit, dying and weak

Eyes closing, senses failing –
Hardly could I hold on to the railing!
Death was coming – Hark! It comes for me!
As I lie down and surrender to the quiet sea

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  1. Date: 5/3/2009 2:41:00 PM
    Darim, my belated congrats in making the semi finals...Raul

  1. Date: 4/10/2009 8:35:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry making it into the semi finals. Wishing you the best of luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/17/2009 11:39:00 AM
    Congratulations Darim, on the featuring of "Night." Vince

  1. Date: 2/16/2009 1:21:00 PM
    Interesting perspective in this poem. Nice use of rhyme. Congratulations on being featured this week. Wishing you ongoing success with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 2/16/2009 5:54:00 AM
    Darim I agree with Keith wonderful Rhyme and flow coupled with great imagery just make this poem rather amazing - Congrats on being featured - God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 12/30/2008 12:14:00 PM
    thank you very much Keith! much appreciated! take care!

  1. Date: 12/30/2008 12:12:00 PM
    Marvelous imagery, flow and couplet rhyming... compelling language and content. BRAVO my friend! Best wishes, Keith