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The Darkness At Noon

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The Darkness At Noon

Tears shadow my eyes but do not drown the thunder as I slay my friend ! ... He will perish by my sword, but will thank me for his freedom How oddly my world will deafen me with honor! A gladiator... with a badge of irony, and a defeated spirit The blazing sun dims, and seems to eclipse all time... I am not afraid... as the sound of cheering fades, and earth moves in slow motion For no one can win Our only salvation is becoming the prey, instead I now see dust rise... as dark drops of my own blood, small puffs of my life..... at long last free me from doom to enter darkness of noon
___________________________________ For The Contest Sponsored by Dr. Ram Mehta "Darkness At Noon"

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  1. Date: 12/28/2013 1:43:00 AM
    LOVELY, LOVELY AND LOVELY,by the architect of your words so do the pictures come to life,

  1. Date: 12/26/2013 7:56:00 PM
    Nice take on the interpretation and congratulations on the win, carrie

  1. Date: 12/26/2013 5:44:00 PM
    congrats on a fine win Carrie

  1. Date: 12/26/2013 2:59:00 PM
    Congrats on the beautiful poem and great win, Carrie! :) G.

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 8:50:00 PM
    Fantastic write, Carrie! This is sure to top the list. I really enjoyed the second choka. You've really told the tale, I can SEE this clearly. Just MINT. Hugs, Cyndi

  1. Date: 5/25/2012 5:41:00 PM
    what a great finale! Light & love

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 7:39:00 PM
    outstanding carrie! a winner for sure!! i love your delivery! hugs, love ya deb

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 4:34:00 PM
    This is a fabulous write my friend! What a mighty and wondrous write! I really enjoyed this piece of art that you have written! Great Work!!

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 4:29:00 PM
    this is an awesome entry for the contest. thank you for visiting my profile and leaving a sweet comment

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 4:26:00 PM
    oh, my you had them both dying! VERY good and you used first person, something I failed to do!

  1. Date: 5/24/2012 4:13:00 PM
    A call for freedom!!! A wonderful poem... Terry