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Darkness

Darkness is like my mirror Shattered like blackened glass Reflecting broken bits of me As hours, days and years go past Darkness is like a fiery mess Endless, cold and without mercy Coals and ashes, shriveled up Tomorrow remains unseen Light seems to burn my world From the dullest of all dull candles Like touching a golden ember Its splendour you cannot handle Darkness is a force of life The only one I’ve ever known I’m scared of what I do not know And what I do not understand Darkness is like an old friend Lingering, forever remembered The darkest of all my days were bright From you my light emerged I cannot think of a time well spent That didn’t include you in it A world so unforgiving One in which we did not fit Darkness is a battle Not to be won but only to lose You fight for everything you love And get defeated at the time they choose Darkness is a house Standing alone and desolate No one wants to live there Doing so fills them with hate Blackness is a colour A shade of the darkest emotion The feeling you get when you feel empty Just going through the motions Black is endless and cold And all I’ve ever known But I cannot tear myself away For fond of it I’ve grown

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  1. Date: 2/24/2012 10:35:00 AM
    You shed light on what it feels like to be in a dark place! I too was pulled in by your words; you have a beautiful talent. - Best to you, Karen

  1. Date: 2/24/2012 10:18:00 AM
    Each verse.pulled me in. I remember the days when darkness was a drug of life I was addicted to until I found the light of the Lord. Desire is they key work.

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 10:49:00 AM
    Darkness can eat your soul if you let it. The fight is hard but but darkness is no match for love. I have found this. Great heartfelt words, I like it. God bless. Dave.

  1. Date: 2/22/2012 6:18:00 AM
    Congratulations on your well deserved poetry being featured this week Sev. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/19/2012 10:40:00 PM
    Sev, This is a wonderful write. "But I cannot tear myself away, for fond of it I've grown" - This is a wonderful ending and it really speaks to me because I have walked that road myself. Outstanding work and congrats on having your work featured by Poetry Soup this week................S.Ronthorpe

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    Date: 2/20/2012 2:39:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much, Love :) Glad you enjoyed it, and I had no idea I was featured until you said so... Silly me :) xxx