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The Darkness My Reality

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The Darkness My Reality


>.< A night of dark desire and timeless agony A night of sorrow and everlasting fear Once pure eyes overnight turn evil My heart freezes as you near So close I feel your breath on my skin The pain and chaos you bring Sucking life from my world Hope from my soul I see you in the shadows Watching silently. The sky i see isn't blue anymore The grass isn't green My world now cloaked in a dark hue Down here in the dark No light to show me guidance No hope to give me ease It come's now, the darkness Suffocating the air Walls creeping closer Blinding screams ring through my head As mercy abandons every thought Fear seeping through my broken soul Inside cries of surreal pain claw my flesh Drowning in my own bitter tears Knowing I am running out of time Bringing with it the promise of eternal nightmares Never waking, forever dreaming, forever screaming.. >.<

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  1. Date: 8/25/2012 4:06:00 AM
    love this one :-)

  1. Date: 8/21/2012 8:41:00 AM
    Blinding screams ring through my head as mercy abandons every thought.. Right On!!! Great write. TC

  1. Date: 8/12/2012 9:52:00 AM
    soupmail :) hugs, catie

  1. Date: 7/29/2012 6:49:00 PM
    A masterpiece of words and emotions put to pen and paper. Thank you formy win in "Paint The World" Blessings to you...Anne

  1. Date: 7/29/2012 10:33:00 AM
    Hi Tracie - hope you will soon see the light at the other end. - Well written poem. - Have a lovely Sunday. - oxox Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 7/26/2012 9:02:00 AM
    superbly penned Tracie.. best wishes luv.. thankxx for my win in Paint The World .. am so honored u enjoyed my entry luv.. hope u r having a super day..

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 10:02:00 PM
    Gosh, Tracie, I hope this is not a reflection of what you were telling us at your blog that I just saw tonight. But I am sure it has something to do with the writing of this poem. This is a very good poem and I am happy to see you back here. Please stay this time!!! Things will get better. they somehow always do.

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 9:57:00 AM
    Straight from your heart n`soul as always,wootsie tootsie:) Its nice to see you posting,up and running,(screaming?) again.Have a great day,Tracie.Hugs and love,Arild

  1. Date: 7/23/2012 8:09:00 AM
    great write Tracie,read my the Beast or Sin City,hope you find a way out of the darkness,enjoyed writing for your competition

  1. Date: 7/22/2012 6:56:00 PM
    trhis is the kind of dark poetry that i like. it tell a story in a way. a dark story about going to hell.

  1. Date: 7/21/2012 11:15:00 AM
    A very scary thing to imagine! SOUP MAIL

  1. Date: 7/17/2012 5:47:00 PM
    Excellent write, Tracie!You made the fear and darkness come alive. Scary! Love, Kim

  1. Date: 7/17/2012 12:39:00 PM
    Tracie, excellent piece, I might copy and paste this for your contest, I think it would win ha ha ha..David

  1. Date: 7/17/2012 12:25:00 PM
    Very dark poem inded Tracie...Wish you good luck in the contest..

  1. Date: 7/17/2012 12:11:00 PM
    WOW so emotional and right form the heart.. Hope all is well my friend cory

  1. Date: 7/17/2012 11:51:00 AM
    Wow, that is a wondrously dark write my friend! I just love the incredible nature of the blind screams of the forever screaming in your poem! I can sense the dark scenery around you, the grey sky and the overcast look of the grass and the trees, the sidewalk and the buildings all dull and gloomy...I can visualize what you see! I feel what you are describing, cause I've been there before Tracie! I hope you are just writing about it and aren't living this now! This is a beautiful write! Great Work

  1. Date: 7/17/2012 11:50:00 AM
    Intense poetry penned Tracie, you take us on a journey of understanding the dark nights of the soul, you do it with an open heart, enjoyed your verse today, hope all is well, thinking of you, Vie