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Lifeless


The dusk casts its shadow upon the land
robbing the light,
setting the stage for caliginosity .

Moonlight faint against transitioning light
stretches eerie fingers onto a land 
that allows no man.

Twisted steel, mimicking an uncanny monster,
stationary,
only its shadow moves with moon passing.

Silence, cold and unrelenting as death
is undisturbed by gentle breeze,
yet,
faintly, a rustle interrupts calling attention be paid,
will be ignored forever more.

Huge sockets once capable of sight
blindly bear witness,
a planet once beautiful and bright,
races through the universe
devoid of life.

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  1. Date: 5/12/2010 7:43:00 PM

    Epic. You are definitely going into my "Favorite Poets"!

  1. Date: 3/8/2010 10:23:00 PM

    Very interesting depicting it as devoid of life. Cool images. Congratulations, Mac! LUv, Andrea

  1. Date: 3/8/2010 11:58:00 AM

    Mac, many congratulations on your win in Laura's fine contest >> James

  1. Date: 3/8/2010 9:25:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Laura's Beyond Nightfall! contest Mac. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/8/2010 7:41:00 AM

    You have put a new spin on this nightfall with this terrific poem,Mac!! Congratulations on your win!! ~ Love, Carrie

  1. Date: 3/8/2010 1:33:00 AM

    A very nice imagery. Congratulations Mac on winning this contest. (^_^) Noel.

  1. Date: 3/7/2010 10:03:00 PM

    Good win! andrea

  1. Date: 3/7/2010 9:27:00 PM

    Very different interpretation. Well done. Congratulations. Joyce

  1. Date: 3/7/2010 7:50:00 PM

    Wow! Those images are fantastic, Mac! No wonder why this poem is among the winners! Congratulations! Great job. Ruben.

  1. Date: 3/7/2010 6:56:00 PM

    Congratulations Mac, on your success in the Poetry Soup member contest: Beyond Nightfall! Sponsored by: Laura Mckenzie. I can see why you are in the winners’ circle! Nice! Smiles, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 2/20/2010 3:48:00 PM

    awesomesauce