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The Pain of Night

Caving tears in the moonlight's shadow. 
I wash the pain of yesterday's wound. 
A shade of happiness drifts in the darkness. 
I start to breathe in a crowded room. 
I run fast, 'til I reach the horizon. 
Eyes glare at me, I have nowhere to go. 
I screw up all the pain this heart kept. 
I'm giving up, I'm tired to blend. 
Kneeling down, I summon love. 
I searched for love myself, and I failed. 
I am broken, impaired, can barely bend. 
Bring me to life, where love exists. 
Lay down my soul barely naked. 
Grasp the thinnest air, I'm suffocating. 
Sooner or later the pain will be gone. 
The night will soon meet the sunshine. 

Copyright © | Year Posted 2015




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Date: 7/19/2015 8:53:00 PM
Super 7 and adding to my fav list. This is a romantic gem.
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Date: 3/17/2015 10:15:00 PM
Your piece here is beautifully written and bleeds in its darkness, the imagery there paints the scene with the emotions expressing the sadness of your situation. Very well done and thanks for sharing.
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Date: 3/8/2015 2:31:00 PM
This piece is full of emotion and truths, as the author uses her skills to bring the experience alive in the reader's mind. Emile
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Date: 3/8/2015 11:54:00 AM
There is much passion in your writing...I enjoyed reading this much....
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Date: 3/8/2015 10:38:00 AM
Gravity's force moving me forward.. Caused me to see you laying there.. Struggling for a breath of life.. Your wrenched soul was almost bare.. I knelt down in the darkness.. Moon's glow brought little grace.. Teardrops that carried heartache.. Were dripping down from your face.. I cradled you softly in my arms.. Whispered, "Love would come in time.. In the morning you'll find Spring.. You'll know I'm your sweet sunshine!"
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Date: 3/8/2015 10:11:00 AM
such deep dark sad imagery - the first line grabs you and I was hooked - I adore the positivity in the final 2 lines:-) Good luck in the contest Aiyah:-) Hugs Jan xx
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