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Darkness And Despair

Darkness And Despair By: Neva Romaine I surrounded myself with all manner of things That brings in a semblance of cheer The lights are bright, the noises are loud No time to think or fear But then time passed by-all distractions have gone Nothing further to fill empty space Dreaded darkness again...and I am alone Am I doomed to this forlorn place? Making every day, my last. Cutting new demons into the claim of life Missing, the light in each moment I breathe Thinking of the things I miss - before I sleep Finally, I find myself hitting rock bottom Fading into hopelessness, frighten by joy Alone, with vibes that hold not spark Trying to reach for the light, from despair --A Poet Destroyer Collaboration-- 7/31/2015 ------------------------------- Contest: Collaboration Celebration Sponsor: Poet Destroyer A

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Date: 8/6/2016 12:00:00 PM
This is awesome and fantastic. I love it in every way. Lovely, lovely, so lovely.
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Date: 11/10/2015 12:42:00 PM
Neva, very nice write.
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Neva Romaine
Date: 11/11/2015 10:55:00 AM
Hey James, thank you so much for your visit and sweet comments. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 10/27/2015 3:39:00 PM
Neva, what a wonderful collaboration this is! A deep, powerful piece reflecting the agonies and challenges of 'darkness and despair' that all of us experience at one time or another. Excellent write that deserves to be on the winners list. Congratulations and a 7! Pandita
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Date: 10/27/2015 3:53:00 PM
Hey Pandita, thank you so much for finding a moment to visit with me and for your lovely and insightful comments. This was a really great experience for me working with Linda on this poem, my first collaboration. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/21/2015 12:09:00 PM
Back to read this, Neva. I think most of us go through each phase. I really like the way you opened your first stanza, which set the pace of the poem.
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Date: 9/18/2015 11:38:00 AM
Be for others the change you'd like to see in your life. Light & Love
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Date: 9/18/2015 3:36:00 PM
Hey Debbie, thanks so much for finding a moment to visit me and for your insightful comments on our poem. I was my honor to collaborate with Linda on this. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/6/2015 6:24:00 AM
This is an excellent collaboration poem you and our dearest poet friend PD had creatively crafted my very dear friend, Neva! A super 7 from me and a fave! Many sweet Congrats on your win! Hugs and cheers! love lots, Leonora
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Neva Romaine
Date: 9/8/2015 3:16:00 PM
Hey Leonora, thanks for your acknowledgement and gracious comments on our poem. I am so honored and working with sweet Linda in collaboration was a definite highlight for me. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/4/2015 11:23:00 PM
Back again to give congrats on this fine poem! The epic battle between Light and Dark represented so well in great verse!
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Date: 9/8/2015 3:13:00 PM
Hey Robert, thank you so much for your kind acknowledgement. I do appreciate it so much and for your visit too! Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/3/2015 3:54:00 PM
Neva, a beautiful collaboration by two incredible poets and thanks for visiting my poem, dark days ~~
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Date: 9/4/2015 10:12:00 AM
Hey Broken Wings, thank you so much for stopping by and visiting and for your wonderful comments on our poem. It means a lot to me. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/3/2015 11:09:00 AM
Darkness and despair often go hand in hand, Neva! But we must not forget that the light of a new dawn is available for those who search for a way forward. ~ Congrats on a lovely collaboration and fitting win! // paul
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Date: 9/3/2015 2:57:00 PM
Hey Paul, thank you so much for your acknowledgement and your insightful comments on our poem. I do appreciate your input so much and it was an honor to collaborate with Linda. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/3/2015 10:48:00 AM
Neva, congratzzzzzz dor awesome win... ! ~Olive Eloisa =`)
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Neva Romaine
Date: 9/3/2015 2:14:00 PM
Hey Olive Eloisa, thank you so much for your acknowledgement. I do appreciate it so much. This was surely an amazing contest and I so enjoyed collaborating with Linda on this poem. Thanks again. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/2/2015 11:11:00 PM
Congrats Neva for a big win with this very beautiful collaboration with Linda!
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Date: 9/3/2015 8:22:00 AM
Hey Dr. Upma, thank you so much for your acknowledgement and lovely comment. I had a ball collaborating with Linda on this. And congratulations to you to on your win also! Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/2/2015 5:44:00 PM
Neva, Congratulations on your win.-----SKAT
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Date: 9/3/2015 8:20:00 AM
Hey Skat A, thank you so much. It always nice to hear from you. Linda's contest was amazing and I am honored to have placed in it. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/2/2015 3:11:00 PM
out of the depths of despair there is still light and hope great collaboration Linda and Neva my congrats to you both:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 9/2/2015 3:24:00 PM
Hey Jan, thank you so much for visiting me and for your sweet and uplifting comments on our poem. I do appreciate your input so much. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/2/2015 2:40:00 PM
hello, Neva, it was hard choosing from all the wonderful entries I have. :), Congratulations on your awesome win. I'm overwhelmed on the outcome of every poem. Stop by my latest blog "MY FELLINGS" or my newest poem "FLESH" if you'd like or have time. I'd like to post the collaboration on my poem list in the near future with your permission. Always & Forever ~LINDA~
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Date: 9/2/2015 3:21:00 PM
Dearest Linda, I am so excited and uplifted by this awesome news! Thank you for choosing me as one of your contest winners. It was truly my honor and joy to collaborate with you on this poem. Hopefully, in the future, we'll be able to do it again! Of course you have my permission to post it on your poem list - I am truly honored. Thank you again so much. (I went to the blog also and I am headed over to your new poem). Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/2/2015 8:45:00 AM
Great poem my friends. Reflections of the good and the dark in this evil world. A7
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Date: 9/2/2015 2:49:00 PM
Hey Robert, this is a nice surprise. I am so glad you found a moment to visit with me again. And I do thank you for your lovely comments on our poem. To collaborate with sweet Linda was a definite honor and joy to me. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 9/1/2015 8:03:00 PM
You're welcome Neva. An excellent poem.
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Date: 9/2/2015 2:46:00 PM
Hey Nayda, thanks for your visit and sweet comments. I do appreciate it so much. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 8/28/2015 7:39:00 PM
Neva, a wonderful collaboration by two wonderful poets, well done 7 and thanks for visiting my hushed pen poem
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Date: 9/1/2015 1:24:00 PM
Hey Broken Wings, thank you so much for your visits and for your wonderful comments on our poem. It was my honor to collaborate with Linda on this. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 8/28/2015 5:43:00 PM
Very nice poem.
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Date: 9/1/2015 1:15:00 PM
Hey Nayda, thank you so much for your visit and your welcome comment on my poem. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 8/27/2015 4:30:00 PM
its an affliction of loneliness when you loose something beautiful darkness holds reign powerful piece of writing wishing you a blessed week excellent pen both of you
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Neva Romaine
Date: 8/28/2015 9:35:00 AM
Hey Liam, thank you so much for your visit and for the wonderful comments on our poem. It was my honor to work with the beautiful poetess - sweet Linda! And congratulations again to you and Anne Lise on that beautiful poem you composed together. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 8/27/2015 4:31:00 AM
Strong lines Neva... powerful! thanks for not forgetting to drop by on my poems.. so appreciate it! hugs!~~~Olive ELoisa =")
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Neva Romaine
Date: 8/28/2015 9:30:00 AM
Hey Olive Eloisa, thank you for finding a moment to come back and visit with me, I always appreciate your comments. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 8/24/2015 2:45:00 PM
Hi Neva...this is such a beautiful poem from a beautiful collaboration...strong imagery, powerful and chilling effect...love the line, "Fading into hopelessness, frighten by joy" *******(;heers, Tbang
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Neva Romaine
Date: 8/25/2015 3:45:00 PM
Hey Tbang, thank you for the wonderful and encouraging comments on my poem. I appreciate it so much and will enjoy our visits together moving forward. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 8/24/2015 2:26:00 PM
Dear Neva, beautifully penned poem deep in meaning and so powerful.....hope in the end throws light that despair will be soon conquered...loved it and thank you for visiting my poem...'to the smile'..love, Anu:-)
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Date: 8/25/2015 3:44:00 PM
Hey Anu, thank you for finding a moment to visit with me. I do appreciate your wonderful comments on my poem and I look forward to more visits between us. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 8/15/2015 3:34:00 PM
Need to be happy is everyone's right and only if we are feeling like this from inside we can conquer all
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Neva Romaine
Date: 8/17/2015 2:38:00 PM
Hey Samiha, thank you for finding a moment to visit with me. I do appreciate your comments and I look forward to visiting you as well. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 8/8/2015 4:41:00 AM
Your write is beautiful and excellence..........A.M.
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Neva Romaine
Date: 8/19/2015 9:51:00 AM
Hey Afolabi, thank you for finding a moment to visit with me. I do appreciate it and your lovely comments on my poem. Be Blessed, Neva
Date: 8/6/2015 5:57:00 AM
It takes only a ray of light to dissipate the whole of darkness. The light is within you just open the door for it to enter. Powerful and deep poem, dear Neva!
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Neva Romaine
Date: 8/6/2015 10:42:00 AM
Hey Demetrios, thank you for the visit and the insightful words and comments. I do appreciate it very much. Nice to hear from you again. Be Blessed, Neva
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