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In the Darkness

In the darkness there are places
That no one's ever seen
Guarded by a wicked one
A kind of devilish fiend

He rejoices over heartaches
And revels in our cries
He causes pain I can't explain
With love as his disguise

He catches all our teardrops
And brews them into tea
He drinks it with our broken dreams
That keep him company

He mocks us when we cannot sleep
In dark and lonely places 
He reminds us of the love we lost
And shows us all their faces

Wayward hope become his teeth
To chew our broken smiles
He decorates his domicile
With all our pain filled files

In the darkness there are places
You will never wanna see
Guarded by a wicked one
Known as "Misery"

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  1. Date: 11/1/2010 12:09:00 PM
    It was my pleasure to read your excellent writing today Larry. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/1/2010 10:52:00 AM
    Hello Larry, Well this poem explains a lot, so that's why I am in so much pain. This is wonderful writing and very well done. Thank you for sharing. As Always, Shar

  1. Date: 10/31/2010 6:37:00 PM
    Gloomy and depressing, my friend. Excellent write. Awesome. Thanks for reading my offerings. Have a great week. Ralph

  1. Date: 10/31/2010 4:12:00 PM
    Oh my gosh Larry. This is EXCEPTIONAL! I absolutely loved every single aspect of this write. Superb - simply outstanding.