Darkness

February 28, 2010
By BohemianTeen BRONZE, Clarksville, Tennessee
BohemianTeen BRONZE, Clarksville, Tennessee
3 articles 1 photo 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Whatever you can do, or dream you can, begin it." -- Goethe


The night falls on the garden,
It wraps around my shoulders, a Cloak of darkness.
It settles in the trees, like
Creeping animals.
Darkness.
It keeps our secrets, and its own.
The flowers drink the darkness,
As the sun dies behind the hills.
The dark blackness consumes the Hills.
The screen doors lightly close,
As men come home from work.
The darkness hides what's behind
The trees,
It hides what's in our hearts.


The author's comments:
When I re-read this piece, I see the darkness, the screen doors closing, the cloak around the shoulders, the sun setting. I hope my readers see this as well as I do.

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on Jun. 28 2012 at 9:19 am
powder_blue SILVER, Edgerton, Maryland
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Favorite Quote:
Girls are like apples on trees. The best ones are at the top of the tree. The boys don't want to reach for the good ones because they're afraid that they are afraid of falling and getting hurt. Instead, they just get the rotten apples from the ground that aren't as good, but easy. So the apples at the top think that something is wrong with them, when in reality, they're amazing. They just have to wait for the right boy to come along, the one who's brave enough to climb all the way to the top of the tree.

I love the way you portrayed the darkness as a living, breathing thing. The imagary was great and I could see everything you were saying. 


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