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Black

Dream of love
All the colors
Absence of color
Black and white
Their beauty is absolute
Perfect harmony

What would the stars do
If the nights were not black
Streetlights would be lacking
Diamonds and fireflies
Need the black

A funeral passes by
Black cars and black hearses
Draped in fading flowers
The color of death
I think in black
Death should be
The color of sunset

My lover is black
She says
True love is or it ain't
Thin love is no love at all
To love and be loved
Is everything
It makes your soul
Climb out from its hiding place

Black is not sad
Bright colors depress me
They are empty
Black is poetic
It's how I imagine
The poet
Dressed in black...

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 7/27/2015 2:49:00 PM
- I love it, beautiful poem Ken :) - Black is stylish :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 7/27/2015 4:55:00 AM
This is so beautiful. i like the line "Death should be The color of sunset". its like death is a happy farewell, till the next meeting
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Date: 7/26/2015 10:34:00 PM
Ken, this is an amazing poem about black. You should enter it in the Epic poetry contest. I am gonna fave it!!!
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Date: 7/26/2015 6:30:00 PM
Beautiful tribute to the color Black! The imagery is awesome! I enjoyed reading this piece. I rate it a 7! When you have a minute, please check out mine, "Black by Design." All the best. Pandita
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Ken Carroll
Date: 7/26/2015 7:02:00 PM
Thank you Pandita for visiting!