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He is the balance of light and dark,
While I am that of coal and soot.
My darkness reigns in my terror,
That which this light will leave me.
The coal so deep, so rich in black.
The soot so encompassing, covering my back.
His light though small shines bright,
My darkness swallows whole, feasting on past delight.
He looks to me with wondrous fascination,
As if my presence does not bring devastation.
With hand extended I beckon forward,
“Come my child, come appease my forces.”
His child-like innocence so easily quashed.
“Bye-bye little birdie,” and he’s swathed with cloth.




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feartheuntypical said...
Oct. 9, 2010 at 7:52 pm:
WOW WOW WOW!!! do you mind if I post this on my tumblr? I ll give you full credit I just love love love it!!!! :D
 
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_Elsy_ said...
Aug. 13, 2010 at 1:18 am:

this is an amazing poem. you have a lot of talent. I haven't read the other poem but i'm sure its just as good as that one.

btw-can you check out some of my stuff if you get the chance?

 
SilverLuna replied...
Aug. 19, 2010 at 12:57 pm :
Thanks, and yeah, it's be my pleasure to look at some of yours!(: Always write!
 
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DiamondsIntheGrass This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Aug. 12, 2010 at 7:30 pm:
good, but i liked the other one better.  and i wouldnt recomend you to put them together.
 
SilverLuna replied...
Aug. 19, 2010 at 12:56 pm :
Thanks alot! I really appreciate the advice!(:
 
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MissFaber said...
Mar. 22, 2010 at 11:39 am:
great poem... I wouldn't advise you to combine it with the second one. they're great like this.
oh- I just checked your info- and i LOVE the chaos walking series!!!!
 
SilverLuna replied...
Apr. 6, 2010 at 5:20 pm :
Really?! That's awesome! I'm just about out of my mind waiting for the next book in the series to come out! Haha!
 
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sydelle This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Feb. 22, 2010 at 12:47 pm:
This was spectacular! The tension and almost confusion from the speaker held me captivated. You really have a talent for this kind of writing, keep it up!
 
SilverLuna replied...
Apr. 6, 2010 at 5:19 pm :
I really appreciate that! Thanks so much!(:
 
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