Tortured Shadow (poem)

What tortured shadow waits amid the night

Its sorrow hungers for forgotten soul

It feels a need which nothing can console

And nothing is the source of all its might

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Within the razor blackness of its hole

What piercing perils lurk to steal my sight

My wreathing body joins the others’ plight

As grave unknown my nightmares now control

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Resolve yourself unto the morning’s glow

Each ray of life grants purpose to the day

The welcome words and friendship of my peers

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Through warmth and hugs I felt the evil go

My Joy was such that weeping came our way

And terror rose the blood stains of my tears

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DDE 2 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

Tortured Shadow has great emotions with a sense of beautiful thoughts.


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ImKarn23 2 years ago

thank goodness for friends! Brrrrr....(razor blackness...) Brrrr...

sharing Mxx


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kidscrafts 2 years ago from Ottawa, Canada

Thanks for the new dawn that makes nightmares go away!


mackyi 2 years ago

Yes, from hopelessness to rays of hope!


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vkwok 2 years ago from Hawaii

Away with nightmares! Bring in hope!


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Gypsy Rose Lee 2 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Powerfully emotional.


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Nadine May 2 years ago from Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Wow that was deep!

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