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Darkness Of Night (poem)

Updated on January 30, 2015

Darkness of night

Absence of light

Fear to ignite

From unknown blight

Just out of sight

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Cruel bitter night

Cause of this flight

Callous delight

Toys with my heart

Challenges might

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Merciless night

Source of this fright

No sense of right

Controlling my mind

Is this your delight

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Conscienceless night

Draws me in night

Filled with your night

Madness incite

Fed by this night

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Cold callous night

Your appetite

Fed without fight

Person I was

Lost to your smite

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I and the night

Now share one plight

One senseless slight

Mid our unknown

Final Respite


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      Dianna Mendez 

      5 years ago

      The darkness has a way of covering us with beauty and mystery. Great poem!

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      thost 

      5 years ago from Dublin, Ireland

      Powerful stuff here Martin, well done.

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      Shining Irish Eyes 

      5 years ago from Upstate, New York

      This is wickedly spooky. I imagined Vincent Price reading the lines.

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      Kathi 

      5 years ago from Saugatuck Michigan

      Great use of rhyming

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 

      5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Loved it. Enjoyed the rhythm here with every rhyming word.

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      Nemetos 

      5 years ago

      Love it, beautiful darkness. After reading it, I read it again with the lullaby. It gives it that much more ambience.

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      Deb Hirt 

      5 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      The darkness of night can be filled with undesirables, and you did a great job on showing the perils.

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      Vinaya Ghimire 

      5 years ago from Nepal

      I loved the irony contained in this poem. Very beautiful!

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      The night time can be scary, esp. when sleep eludes us..Loved your poem..Thank you again...

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      kjforce 

      5 years ago from Florida

      Mhatter99...The night holds such mystery...but it can be the day that holds the most misery....sometimes it makes the night almost bearable.....loved the poem...appears you lost nothing other than an infection my friend.....backatcha..

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      Cat 

      5 years ago from New York

      Mhatter99,

      I love the rigid feel to this. It had a dark but catchy kind of beat to it; I couldn't wait to get to the next line. This is deep, intricate and simplistic all at the same time.

      So voted up and awesome!

      Cat

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      DJ Anderson 

      5 years ago

      Dark haunting words.

      A nightmare, to be sure.

      Good work, as always, Martin!

      DJ.

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      Devika Primić 

      5 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Awesome expressions here and you just know how to show good talent

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      5 years ago from Central Florida

      Martin, this is dark yet mystifying. Nice job!

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      travmaj 

      5 years ago from australia

      I like this - really powerful and haunting. - I recognise the night in your poem, been there - the images are terrific also -

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      Faith Reaper 

      5 years ago from southern USA

      The Night can be merciless . . .

      Very dramatic as to one just getting through the night.

      Voted up +++ and sharing

      God bless. In His Love Always, Faith Reaper

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