Dark is Me

Where is my Light

In the shadows is where I walk,

tripping over light.

Looking up into the sun,

but all I see is night.

Loneliness has taken me,

tight by the hand.

Walking through the darkness,

and this twisted land.

Everything I had in life,

is now out of place.

Tears that were in my eyes,

now stream down my face.

A broken heart is what I have,

beating inside of me.

The pain is real, hurts like hell,

sometimes hard to breathe.

Darkness consumes me,

filling me with doubt.

Searching for the light right now,

I see no way out.

Comments 15 comments

JadedLove 5 years ago

In the shadows where I call my home is this world where you paint my tears well. You got me in tears. blessed be.

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Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

Your darkness paints me blue. captivating and very powerful.

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4elements 5 years ago Author

Well Jaded I did not mean to bring tears but I appreciate the comment and glad you liked it. Vinaya thank you very much. A powerful comment, blessings

JadedLove 5 years ago

You want my soul laid out? here you go....

The gentle breeze bringing tears to my eyes,

memories fading into yesterday gone.

I weep for the light never turned on,

I stand alone as I fall.

It is there where our eyes first met,

under the big oak tree.

Dancing without moving,

floating without noticing.

It was in your arms where I fell,

in love with Love so intoxicating.

I open my eyes now and cry,

for the images burned in my heart.

Your smile kills my soul,

your whisper haunts my sleep.

I see now that I am nothing but a shadow,

only dancing in your candles light.

Weeping for hopes never coming,

dying just to take my last breath.

Where I am now is limbo,

a body with no heart to hold.

I cried enough tears to swim away,

yet somehow you hold me right here.

Johnny Love

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4elements 5 years ago Author

Thank you for sharing it on my page jaded

JadedLove 5 years ago

It is indeed my pleasure.

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Subdomain mom 5 years ago from Tinternet

Embrace the dark to feel the light. Your sorrow is part of who you are, as you point out in your poetry title.

Thank you for sharing these emotions with us 4elements.

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4elements 5 years ago Author

Thank you so much Subdomain mom. We are all dark and light. appreciate the comment

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nasseralabdali 5 years ago from Saudi Arabia

beautiful but sad! If darkness around you, you should know that little hope is infront of you. As long as you eyes can see and you heart still beating, your life will be out of shadows and filled with light. voted beautiful! It's my pleasure to invite you stop by my hubs: Will She Back Home, Lost in Love Ashely, Our Way to Paradise, A Morsel of Stones, Die For Her. Hopefully you will enjoy them. Nasser

4elements 5 years ago

Thank you Nasser. Appreciate the comment

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kenneth avery 5 years ago from Hamilton, Alabama

4elements, Voted up, beautiful and awesome for it was all of these. And more. Keep up the great work. I am into poetry, but mine is abstract/prose. And right now, i do not have the nerve to publish any of my poems. Insecurity is a beast. Peace to you.

4elements 5 years ago

thank you kenneth i appreciate the comment. I know about insercurity and yes it can be at times

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Shaisty-Chase-Tea 5 years ago from The Outskirts

But i am darker... (as an alt reality Twilight vampire Kristen Slithering in darkness) just sharing because you like dark comedies of ethical punk, which i am... a promotional exerpt out of 13 haiku...

victorious heed

deceptive panes of windows

sow, or seal your face

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Cracknutcase 5 years ago from India,bangalore

Very touching beautifully written poem..

Don't let the darkness dampen your spirits, for the light will show you the way.

Stay strong and keep smiling..

Take care

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4elements 5 years ago Author

Thank you cracknutcase. I appreciate the comment. Blessings

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