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The Surreal

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The Surreal

“The Surreal”
A blue-grey house atop a hill,
Molding and shaping to its creator’s will.
/A green, hilly peak with nothing below,
Pressed against a sky of sorrow.
/Grey and brown trees line the ground,
Twisted, and tangled with no life to be found.
/In the house a light appears,
Tiny, and dim, but showing no fears.
/Soon more lights flicker on,
Enough light now to mimic the dawn.
/The light bursts out of the warped windows,
Breaking through the sky to defeat its foes.
/The once dreary scene, dark and dead,
Bursts with life and extinguishes dread.


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  1. Date: 6/22/2014 11:55:00 AM
    Alex, Congratulations, enjoyed stopping by to view, every featured poem, on the soups Home Page. Take Care & Have Fun this coming week..... Luve Linda

  1. Date: 6/20/2014 7:33:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poem being featured this week. Thanks for sharing it

  1. Date: 6/17/2014 11:41:00 PM
    very beautifully drawn piece of writing loved how you drew this

  1. Date: 6/17/2014 9:35:00 AM
    Alex, I enjoyed your poem "Surreal". I could envision the house, the trees and the transformation from dark to the light. Thank you for your words that brought this vision to my mind. Blessings Rev. Elizabeth.

  1. Date: 6/16/2014 4:57:00 PM
    Alex I was impressed with the excellent meter and rhythm of your writing. Exceptionally done! Thank you for sharing! Jack C

  1. Date: 3/23/2012 11:38:00 AM
    I am enjoying reading up on all the poetry I can today. I am happy yours was one that I was able to read today. The weekend is here and I must also make time for my family life. I will be back on Monday as usual and I wish you a beautiful weekend filled with renewed inspiration Alex. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 3/23/2012 11:30:00 AM
    Alex - I like it very much, well done. - oxox Anne-Lise