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Blackout

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Blackout

I have all but lost my faith, 
And I am certain I never know 
My Mind is the only safe escape-
As the Woes of Life doth take their toll
Lo, this World is all but fair!
(But 'tis only a brief, short-lived stay) 
Oh, my Soul of sweet despair-
May the Hands of Death carry me away...

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  1. Date: 12/30/2013 6:41:00 PM

    Haven't seen you in awhile I wish you'd write something for me? OR a new collage? Light & Love

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 12/31/2013 10:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I hope to get back to my usual TPS activity and participation very soon, Debbie. I sincerely appreciate the sentiment. My life has been turned upside down the past few weeks and I will be back for sure on Friday (I hope). Thanks for checking in on me :)
  1. Date: 11/25/2013 7:48:00 AM

    I imagine you being low in spirit when you penned this one. Liven up my friend, you're a great MAN. FRIEND,JM

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 11/25/2013 7:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, JM. It's an older piece, but expresses a sentiment that can be found in abundance throughout my work. I appreciate the review :)
  1. Date: 11/9/2013 10:06:00 AM

    Chan, This is terribly sad but terribly good at the same time. Your rhymeing has such a smooth flow, I love it. It's my hope that Death will "stay it's gnarly grip" so you can write more poems. :) John

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 11/9/2013 1:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks so much for the read and review, John :)
  1. Date: 11/1/2013 1:13:00 PM

    I see where you're going here. I like your ryhming scheme, I've used this as well to great effect. Good job with this! MC

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 11/1/2013 1:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for dropping by and for the read and review, MC; much appreciated :)
  1. Date: 10/31/2013 12:02:00 PM

    I can understand this. =)

    That Archaic Poet Avatar Just That Archaic Poet Date: 10/31/2013 12:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Glad to hear it :)