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Black As Pitch Poems

Black As Pitch Poems - Below are popular examples of all types of black as pitch poetry to share and read. This list of poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, famous, and modern examples for black as pitch.

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A haiku Anthology
feathered wanderers
how far… what lands you espied
moonlight guides you on
feathers… how many
would it take to lift me… fly
a dreams worth… magic
the crow the raven
black as pitch… their beauty gleams
precious jewels
donkeys… mules… oxen
man’s workhorses… over time
still abused… misused
snow-capped… the highest
mountains… peaks…...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, nature,
Form: Haiku

Darkness Turned to Light
Darkness Turned to Light
By: Angela Christine Freeman
Dedicated to: Amondo Michael Cole

There is NO reason to worry about me leaving you. 
Without you what would I do? 
No one else knows how to be true. 
They all leave me feeling blue....Read More
Categories: black as pitch, angel, boyfriend, dark, devotion, feelings,
Form: I do not know?
Quoth The Raven
Quoth The Raven

Under frosted blankets lay
On crispy frozen petals,
Sipping hearty beverages
Of dandelion and nettles,
As I gasp on misty chortles 
Reflecting in an icy puddle,
Deathly spirits reminisce
Outside my winter huddle.

Snow, snow, she hath no gold
To pave my path to spring,
The raven...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, raven,
Form: Rhyme
The Blue Hellion
     I do not fear you, Blue hellion of Satan! From deep within the reaches of his evil den, your master has sent your frozen azure waves crawling to my stronghold. Inch by inch, your glacial...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, dark, god, spiritual, war,
Form: Epic
A Winters Night
There is no thing so peaceful
As a winters night in the woods--
A canopy as black as pitch, 
Spangled with the pinpricks of a billion stars--
The banks of snow and downy flake,
Turned to diamonds by the moonlight
That drapes the sparkling,
Rolling hills...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, beauty,
Form: Free verse

The escape route
Down many of the coalmines in Yorkshire , Safety dictated that an alternative means of escape
had to be found just in case anything ever happened to the shafts that raised and lowered miners to their work.
This usually involved keeping a...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, heart,
Form: Narrative
The Faded Letter
On a dirty grey Monday morning a drizzle in the wind, a black car stopped,
From the car stepped an officer who gazed around looking for door numbers,
His head turned it fixed on a woman's house he slowly walked up to...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, courage, car,
Form: Prose Poetry
Miserable grey, damp wet Days
Days shorter and winters Long
Long bleak dark Evenings
Evenings as black as pitch.

Bright frosty cold Mornings
Mornings glistening in the Sun
Sun shines cold as the Day
Day soon will become night.

Snow crisp and White
White flurries fall from the Sky
Sky...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, seasons,
Form: I do not know?

"20 People who have wealth but lack understanding are like the beasts that perish. ” Psa 49:20 NIV

A man who possesses riches
Without accompanying understanding
Will perish like the beasts of the earth;
A short life that’s not everlasting.
He will join the...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, faith, inspirational,
Form: Rhyme
the day the sun turned to stone
the day the earth saw no light
the day the sun was dark
when the moon was black as pitch
the day we gave up.
when the sun turned to stone
and the earth fell inward
when i fell on mw sword
and God has stretched his...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, sad, day, day, earth, sun,
Form: Free verse
Perfect Timing
Hurriedly through the night it came
Blanketing the ground in white
A storm of raging wind and snow
Late one Christmas Eve night

It came to us with little warning
A blizzard of blinding white
While families bowed their heads
Giving thanks for the birth of Christ

The...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, holiday, naturenight, night,
Form: Quatrain
A Hollow Muse
There is a picture of you on my bedroom wall
Drawn by my own simpering hand
Of your divine features and veiled Oriental eyes
Scratched out by the crude tool of a 2B pencil
Alas I had no mosaic tiles, nor a sculptor’s clay
Else...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, lovebeauty, beauty, love, may,
Form: Free verse
soon this'll be all over
Painted streets, black as pitch…white shadows dance.
Expecting the indigenous sound to fade into the black.
It’s the same sound, the crack comes from within.
The sweetness turns bitter, her voice recorded.
Motion sickness, vomiting, and chunks left behind.
Screaming turns to screeching, lips turn...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, forgiveness, happiness, lost love, nostalgia, sad, lost,
Form: I do not know?
Unicorn in a bag

A long, long time ago 
In a land as black as pitch
An unholy alliance was formed
Between a Wizard and a Witch

No one dare try rival them
In there castle way up high
The magic that they conjured
Even Satan could...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, adventure, evil, magic,
Form: I do not know?
A Mother's Wrath
The wind exhales then breathes in deep
It swallows the leaves as the willow weeps
Swimming in all Her earthly sounds
No longer green, leaves touch the ground
The limbs are never completely bare
Like old man oak is losing hair
Is it summer, fall, winter...Read More
Categories: black as pitch, nature, seasons,
Form: I do not know?