Blackout

February 7, 2009
By amethyst_novelist13 GOLD, Lake Oswego, Oregon
amethyst_novelist13 GOLD, Lake Oswego, Oregon
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Favorite Quote:
"You have to write whichever book it is that wants to be written. And then, if it's going to be too difficult for adults, you write it for children." Madeleine L'Engle


lights flicker, flutter, flash, fail

blackout [loud silence]

candles lit: chase away creeping darkness

but, always creeps back

rain pounds-wind howls

flash: lights! jubilation (short-lived)

flicker, flash, false hopes, fail

blackout [loud silence]

cold numbs: fire melts

lanterns move-from-room to room

shifting shadow: grasping at smoke

no time- night stretches limbs

cold clouded sun. no solace

blackout [loud silence]

The author's comments:
All grammar and punctuation mistakes are intentional.

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RevLid said...
on Mar. 3 2009 at 10:13 pm
Love the "loud silence". Your poetry is funny and smart and makes me think over and over, "That is SO true!"

Bean said...
on Mar. 3 2009 at 4:40 am
Omigosh Kelsey! I love you poems!!! please send more! You're talented in so many ways.

Tapioca said...
on Feb. 20 2009 at 3:33 am
Another great poem, Kelsey. Keep them coming!




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