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Today the Darkness Comes

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Today the darkness comes. Music is subdued and low -- measured beats -- an ebb and flow of oboes and of drums to pace the sluggish feet. I do not choose to meet, this day of blacks and grays, the collared priest who prays but ultimately betrays the cant that fills his days with repetitious words. I view the streaming hordes descending from the church, watch them as they lurch about -- in apparent disregard for any ordered exit from the sepulchre, dank and dim. They met to worship Him -- but I -- I try so hard to suspend my disbelief -- to find, in faith, relief. Still, the darkness comes.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2012

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Date: 2/17/2012 1:07:00 PM
Very expressive from beginning to end. I enjoyed this one lots! :) Keep writing! Always, Laura
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Date: 2/17/2012 9:17:00 AM
Leo an impressive deep write luv and think we all haved moments felt like these lines so moving.. faith lifts us up ..out.. and over those doldrums.. and look at the great gift u possess to communicate such vibes in words luv..
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Date: 2/11/2012 1:18:00 PM
Yes sometimes such feelings come..can relate to it.Very nicely expressed feelings.
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