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The Dark

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The Dark

I hear outside my window the grey dove cry As sun slides down the mountains, and I sigh Watching night curtaining my city Blotting streaks of violet from the sky Shadows start to overtake the little light Left glimmering as days turns into night. He has left me! Easily the dark Empties out the joy in me that once burned bright. No trace of light remains under the door’s crack. The dark, dressed in ebony, slips into pitch black. Melancholy wraps me in my silent room. In anguish, my brain screams out: I want him back! for the One sad Poem Poetry contest of PD

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  1. Date: 11/6/2012 1:25:00 AM
    AMAZING! :D I love this poem. I've always been a sucker for the melancholy, and you really captured a thought and made it something most great. Congrats, on you win by the way. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 10/14/2012 10:10:00 AM
    Belated congrats for this wonderful poem. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 6:06:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Craig's contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/4/2012 9:06:00 AM
    What a talent you have to take us to a place where we feel the emotions with you real or imagined they were or will someday be!!

  1. Date: 10/3/2012 1:36:00 AM
    Like this one Andy, I am sure he would never go so you would never have to call him back xx

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 1:09:00 PM
    Andrea, :-) 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 9:29:00 AM
    a wonderfully emotional write, andie... congrats on your fine win!..:) huggs!

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 8:19:00 AM
    congrats on ur win!!! wonderful write..xx..

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 7:34:00 AM
    Sigh...I got caught up in this..some great phrases BG

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 6:43:00 AM
    That opening stanza is so artistic sounding...blotting the violet from the sky...very smooth work, Andrea...enjoyed this different sort of write from u! I will email u later this afternoon...have only been moving and working the past few days...luv ya, g.

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 6:27:00 AM
    This is another lovely write from you, Andrea. Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 6:25:00 AM
    This is another lovely write from. Congrats on your win!

  1. Date: 10/2/2012 2:40:00 AM
    Andrea, again with a top notch.....Many congratulations on an awesome win with this wonderful poem!!

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 10:36:00 PM
    congratulations :)

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 9:54:00 PM
    wonderfully written my friend Andrea!! Congratulations on your win :) cheers!!!!!!

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 8:53:00 PM
    Just love this poem. I always look forward to reading your work, it is such a pleasure and brings so much enjoyment. It's so sad, and you can feel the emotion. Congratulations on this win. Lee

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 8:38:00 PM
    Great poem...Congratulations on your win!! Terry

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 6:24:00 PM
    Missing your hubby? Or some darker thoughts? Congratulations on a winning poem.

  1. Date: 9/28/2012 2:04:00 PM
    I like what you did with this poem This sounds like depression or am I wrong about that. A new form too. love phyl

  1. Date: 9/21/2012 1:04:00 PM
    this makes me feel and fuzzy inside though it is a bit gloomy, andie...phrases loaded with deep images raise the temperature, " get him back!.." whammo!..:) huggs