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Images of feathers

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Images of feathers

"Once upon a midnight Poe"

Underneath the midnight mask, I remove the makeup at last,
The moon is anvil to my mood, mooring along the vacant vast 
I lay the Gin and Tonic by the bedside asking for more,
I hear a noise, a lost voice, the echoes of no rejoice,
I couldn't brush the light coming from the cracks under the door
I gave it some thought, 
My eyes twinkle, towards the tinsel tiles on the floor
Seemingly the light seemed to be deeming distance of resistance
Curiosity came in crawling and caressing 
To sense and taste of sinful skin 
Everything then grew thinner than thin
On the spur of the moment, I hear a whisper, my love is near
"Darkness there, and nothing more."

A nerve impulse hits the wall if nothing nary, nevertheless 
I sadistically, stagger a sullen movement, even so
In this moment, Edgar Whispered, "nothing more."
Many nights, I dram of demonic demons, demanding answers for
A sad --sadder voice, sits and whines, with the wind
"Merely this and nothing more!"
A notary, nauseate moment, sea sick, shipwreck sensation
Secular suicide spreading like gossip, sailing through my veins
Evilly and twisted, "This it is and nothing more" - that remains

Tweaking and repeating, the speeding of needing
My drugs of pain and passion, to end the delusion
Of the self-inflicted - bruising from the voices of my choices
I hear the whisper, a selfish whisper, asking for Lenore
How many nights, he comes into my room, dress like A Raven
Painted and tainted like the midnight dreary
Reciting the excitement like The Bells, of Annabel, in a rush
Never, never, nameless here forevermore, in my dreams
Under my evil doing skin, like the sum of sin is how it seems

On the nights, my soul mate does not appear, 
The anchor drowns and torments me with tears
I travel up in fear, of the fear, when my ghost is not near
Rattling and trembling, by the bedside, 
On the grim side of the mental moon, when in gloom
I scrape up my room, screaming to the bleeding, 
From my heart, who needs a killing, 
From a feeding and the feeling of letting Poe, go!

By: PD
Inspired by The Raven

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014

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Date: 5/20/2016 1:14:00 AM
A rare treat to be subjected to such beautiful and colourful word play so early in the day. Your vocabulary paints a thousand images, truely fractals for the soul. You are very talented. (Thank you for my warming welcome also, i apprieciate it greatly)
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Date: 9/16/2015 9:49:00 PM
Dear Linda I love Edgers work also a major fan of his, and of yours, love tribute to him, cheri
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Date: 5/10/2015 9:11:00 AM
PD, deep dark and beautiful, 7 and thanks for all your visits and wonderful comments on my poetry, much appreciated
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Date: 4/8/2015 1:52:00 PM
Late at night in the dark with only candle light that is when I love your poetry best.
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Date: 3/2/2015 3:51:00 PM
Dear Poet Destroyer, I remember reading this before and how much I enjoyed it, simply beautiful Linda I'm glad I read it again, take care cheri
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Date: 1/25/2015 5:49:00 PM
What a powerful write my friend Linda, Poe would enjoy this take off of his work, you've blended your style and his perfectly. Bravo, even though this is a sad and disturbing write, it is excellent I enjoyed reading it very much. I love the sinsister forboding write, cheri
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Date: 1/12/2015 6:22:00 PM
just here again to say hello, PD! Love seeing you back.
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Date: 1/4/2015 9:05:00 PM
Excellent, deep, powerful write Linda that I enjoyed reading! Best wishes always. Pandita.
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Date: 12/16/2014 7:55:00 PM
Linda you're not only a great writer, but through your writing you show also that you're a great reader of great writers. I can't add anything that all of your readers have already said so I'll just say: write on!
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Date: 12/2/2014 8:47:00 AM
This was pretty epic!!
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Date: 11/14/2014 9:16:00 PM
Never, never let Poe go!!! Oh no!!! What a fantastic read, your lines roll off the tongue. I take this is a winner, and a deserved one at that. Great stuff.
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Date: 11/9/2014 7:56:00 PM
This is a great write Linda. Congratulations on your first place win.
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Date: 11/1/2014 3:38:00 PM
This poem was magnificiently written!May I add your poem to my website? I'll give you credit. I promise. I only want to add it to the 'poem of the month' section. Do have a twitter or email that I can send the web address to?
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Date: 11/1/2014 3:34:00 PM
May I add your poem to my website under the catagory of "poem of the month? I'll give credit! I promise. http://voiceunknown.mozello.com/
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Date: 10/25/2014 11:11:00 AM
An intriguing melange that evenly builds tension and summons emotions infrequently felt. Really it's so intricately woven that any comments would unravel and spoil the weave. So I'll leave it alone and depart, yet taking as many of your words as you'll let me.
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Date: 10/23/2014 6:03:00 PM
Hi Poet! Congratulations on your win! A great write that has depth and is quite moving! If you have time, please rate my last two poems ok? Million thx!
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Date: 10/20/2014 9:37:00 PM
Hi, my loving poet sis! My honor to stop by to read this exemplary write of yours once again inspired by one of the great poets. Poe and MY HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved super win! Dropping by also to say HI, hope you and your family are doing well. Hugs and kisses! Miss u. lovem4ever sis-bff, Leonora
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Date: 10/15/2014 1:11:00 AM
Fantastically moved and inspired by your free falling style. A stroke and touch and manner worth emulation. Then again, sometimes worthy things just get absorbed.
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Date: 10/14/2014 6:20:00 PM
Great write and win Linda...congrats
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Date: 10/14/2014 1:16:00 PM
One word and that word is: WOW...
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Date: 10/14/2014 1:17:00 PM
Let's make that TWO words shall we? CONGRATULATIONS...
Date: 10/14/2014 8:36:00 AM
This stands out,congrats Linda.
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Date: 10/13/2014 10:57:00 PM
It's such a beauty Linda! Congrats on ur first place win on this awesome write!
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Date: 10/13/2014 9:41:00 PM
Well crafted poem on Raven, PD, congrats on the top place win
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Date: 10/13/2014 6:32:00 PM
What a great poem Linda...big congrats to you :)
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Date: 10/13/2014 5:50:00 PM
Somehow, Poe does seem to always haunt our minds... I loved all of your references to him and his work. The torment and the tortured feelings were expressed to great effect! A terrific write, Linda! Congratulations on your first place win!
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