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A Dark Mind

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A Dark Mind


Hear the black wings of night Across the moon their flight The heart a lonely place With darkness demons fight Hidden corners of my mind No refuge can I find Voices in my ears accuse Reaching out as if I'm blind No one seems to hear me From my cries they always flee The raven's beak tears my flesh With my death, one last plea Hear the words I can not speak I did not chose this path so bleak My mind is not in my control A bit of understanding is all I seek

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  1. Date: 7/7/2013 10:34:00 AM

    A great poem of lost emotions, .. ;-) Congratulations-in Nathan's contest!!! awesome winning write. Take Care * Linda

  1. Date: 7/3/2013 7:46:00 PM

    Barbara, a seemingly understanding look a t the low places the mind can go. Haunting and very well written :) Congrats on your win

  1. Date: 7/3/2013 10:48:00 AM

    very creative write friend Barbara. Congratulations on your win :) cheers!! Maria

  1. Date: 7/2/2013 8:07:00 PM

    I hope all this is just for the contest Barbara. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 7/2/2013 7:16:00 PM

    Choosing a more difficult form, and such a heaviness theme.......this should have been higher. Well done!!

  1. Date: 7/2/2013 5:41:00 PM

    Congrats on a well deserved win. Your talent is easily recognized.... Jake

  1. Date: 7/2/2013 6:36:00 AM

    Barb this is fantastic. The mind screams out in silent tones, no one can hear them except your ears. Congratulations on your fabulous win. Warm Smiles, Connie

  1. Date: 7/2/2013 2:30:00 AM

    Stunning, dark and absolutely beautiful...'Hear the words I cannot speak'...I hear ya, Barbara...Congrats - Tim

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 9:42:00 PM

    congratulations.

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 9:20:00 PM

    congrats ' NATE

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 6:08:00 AM

    Congratulations on your win in Craig's contest Barbara. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/4/2012 9:47:00 AM

    Congratulations in the contest Barbara--scary!!

  1. Date: 10/3/2012 7:38:00 AM

    I love the route you took with yours. Kind of like Edgar Allen Poe!! VERY NICE. and congratulations.

  1. Date: 10/3/2012 1:40:00 AM

    Congratulations Barbara , as always a smashing read from you xx

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 1:10:00 PM

    Barbara :-) A wonderful congratulations in Craig's "Night-Dark-Black-Happy-Sad" contest. Nice reading and supporting all his winners. have a nice and wonderful day, *PD

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 2:42:00 AM

    Outstanding work here...Many congratulations on an awesome win with this wonderful poem!!

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 10:50:00 PM

    Congratulations on your win friend Barbara…cheers and hugs!! (^_^)

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 8:58:00 PM

    Really enjoyed your poem and congratulations on your win. Lee

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 8:44:00 PM

    Great poem... Congratulations on your win!! Terry

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 6:28:00 PM

    Congratulations on your winning poem.

  1. Date: 9/18/2012 6:47:00 PM

    Wow, someone fighting against their own mind and faced with so little understanding from others and probably themselves. Beautiful and well written.

  1. Date: 9/18/2012 5:15:00 PM

    A very fine example of a rubaiyat poem.

  1. Date: 9/16/2012 10:00:00 PM

    Wow, now this is a powerful write Barbara! I love the deepness of this poem, the depth is so vast it brings upon itself a dark feel to it! I really enjoyed this extremely creative piece that I've read this evening! Awesome poem, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 9/16/2012 7:17:00 PM

    I like this rubiyat you wrote. best of luck in the contest with your entry.