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Within the Night



Within the Night
The darkness crows within my souls delight.
Hiding beneath blacken thoughts within the night.
Darken grass blends pathways to freshly dropped dew.
Skies colored in black in place of heavens blue.

Haunts of an eclipse surrounds the moon.
Beckons for a judgement, upon the coming doom.
Humankind destined to end within a flashing light.
As meteors, pummel the earth before my sight.

Red flaming flares descending in spectacular array.
While streaking of lights change a summer's night to day.
My heart gives way from delight to fear.
My soul tells me the end is coming near.

The gin escapes the bottle, in a rhapsody of ire.
As missiles flee the earth, igniting meteors on fire.
The earth has flexed all the power of its might.
Now we must wait and see if this is the end of nights.







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IntroductionForgotten are the times the tick of a clock once chimed sobering sounds that caressed my hearts nightly dreams. As I awaken to the touch of light that burns upon a candles wick flickering my words for all to see. This drives my thoughts through the darkest of nights of loneliness that renders my quill upon parchment with ink that dances to minds and souls.Now I hear the screeching of my heart when the blue horizon covers the orb of emptiness.Within the shelter of my mind with little, purpose other than my words that keep me sane. These are my new poems I have written in the quiet of my night, forever wished away in a writer’s pain. As I strive to write that perfect poem that, my soul desperately seeks. Then and only then can my words rest upon a sleep. more…

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