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Raven Speak Not To Me, For A Plague Flees Thy Lips

Raven Speak Not To Me, For A Plague Flees Thy Lips Sadness came, in clumps of ripping hard, smashing waves as if morbid thoughts could such sorrows ever save, none but the blind and deaf could know a darker realm or more lost ship with, blinder captain at the helm. Yet even in such pains, one must seek out the Light for the blind can see, if they embrace truest of sight! Wayfarer now in hideous ancient abodes mind burning flames, blasts of misery that explodes, born of the vile demons that plagued Master Poe from fiery depths they sprang, as savage and dark foe. What greater black-curse can one thus be forced to bear or evil that sends monsters that nightly scare? Raven speak not to me! For plague flees thy lips weeping soul, prays not to enter such ghastly trips, save your epic lashings and thy horrific calls as well as scalding-hot brands from thy torture halls. We that saw deepest pains, you once sent Master Poe enter not chambers or beg more accursed shows! Your friends attack, forcing each soul to further flee from hell's first dark levels, with its pitiful pleas, into caverns wicked, filled with flesh eating beasts with each new arrival cry, more food for our feasts. Sirens lure fleeing lost souls into black-sea pits always seeking, more blood, deeper cuts, harder hits! Raven, thy terror-nights will soon come to end for in bright flooding lights, I have found a new friend, stalwart ally, armed with more than long sharp teeth one whose true faith, will silence thy calls from beneath. Dawn's shimmering lights, you shall plague me no more I bow to he, his powers seals your wicked door! Robert J. Lindley, Dark Poetry, ( Poe, Raven and Nightmares) 12-18-2018

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Date: 12/22/2018 10:22:00 AM
This is beautiful with the exhibition of the zenith of poetic craft.I love the passion, expressions and beautiful lines... Merry christmas and a wonderful 2019.
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Date: 12/18/2018 8:37:00 PM
Hi Robert, Your heart sings with such a deep, dramatic voice as your talent once more shines in this exceptional write. You sing into the night with such wondrous grace. This write is indeed a priceless jewel of poetic wonder. You keep true poetry alive my friend. I did lose myself in the heart of your amazing work. I salute you my friend, a true poet who keeps the art of poetry alive. A fave. Have a wonderful Wednesday. Your friend always....Mike.
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Date: 12/18/2018 6:35:00 PM
My dear friend, what a powerful, dark and wondrous piece of poetry this is. Deep, meaningful and dramatic, Robert, my imagination was captivated by your dynamic and harrowing imagery; nothing banishes nightmare’s evil like the shimmering Light of dawn. This striking dark beauty would make Poe proud. A beautiful black pearl of lustrous poetry indeed my wonderful friend. Warmest wishes always.. ~Susan
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Date: 12/18/2018 10:10:00 AM
You just get better and better! Simplistically, so vivid for the night terrors and relief at the dawn. That's dark enough for me.
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Date: 12/18/2018 8:39:00 AM
You're a master of the dark verse Robert, so well written. Tom
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Date: 12/18/2018 7:26:00 AM
Terrific write, Robert, very dynamic and involving. Fave.
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Robert Lindley
Date: 12/18/2018 8:02:00 AM
Now heading off to see the wizard, (doctor) in a bit .. To get meds to keep me above ground and just maybe inking a few more poems as I tarry along in this too oft dark realm....
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Robert Lindley
Date: 12/18/2018 7:59:00 AM
Thank you my friend. Cheers me this morn that this piece finds such favor with you! This tale was to serve many purposes in my revelations about this dark world, Poe's brilliantly magnificent dark poetry and how life is plagued with unseen darkness and constant battles with forces hellbent on our destruction.