A Shadow in the Dark MAG

April 2, 2010
By Llbid BRONZE, Littleton, Colorado
Llbid BRONZE, Littleton, Colorado
3 articles 0 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie.
-Hubert Geroid Brown


Blue in the lips
Death waits impatiently,
Lurking in the shadows
Of society.

It stalks the disturbed,
The twisted.
The deserving.

Silently,
it clucks its tongue,
Struggling not to drown
In the wake
Of misery and violence
Mankind dishes up.

Death samples them,
Picking at the rich
Metallic taste of blood that clings to the
Souls of the innocent,
Staining their purity,
Marking them for death's review.

Soon Death will twine its raw,
bony fingers into the
frozen hearts he trapped.

He lures in his
absent-minded prey
with transparent promises.

Through broken dreams,
persuasion.
Through the cracks
in the empty-minded.
Death warps thoughts,
luring in his feeble-minded prey.

Let the happy perish
in the sunshine
that kept them
from reality.

Let the lies corner the liars.
Let suicide comfort the uneasy at mind.

Let the morbid sleep effortlessly,
knowing death will soon
welcome them through to his
blood-soaked gates.


The author's comments:
My teachers freaked. They thought I was suicidal, but I'm not. It's just a poem.

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on Apr. 18 2015 at 1:33 pm
dizzypotato_202, San Bernardino, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Your anger is like the bubbles in a can of soda. The more you're shaken, the more you want to let it all out. The longer you keep it in though, the greater the size of the eventual explosion- and the flatter the drink at the end." -Linkin Park

Ohmygod this is so good you are awesome

on Nov. 10 2011 at 9:45 am
TheCapturedBat GOLD, Belen, New Mexico
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Favorite Quote:
If all else perished and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he were annihilated, the universe would turn to a mighty stranger.
-- Emily Bronte, Wuthering Heights

this is an excellent poem, no matter what your teachers say. my poems aren't as violent as yours, and people still worry about me. writing would be much more satisfying if people would stop freaking out and drawing arbitrary conclusions.  

akbr_gurl said...
on Jul. 2 2011 at 5:02 pm
akbr_gurl, Winnipeg, Missouri
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this really caught my attention, it's so expressive and different. Kind of scary and yet so intriguing. Well Done :)

Llbid BRONZE said...
on Jan. 18 2011 at 8:16 pm
Llbid BRONZE, Littleton, Colorado
3 articles 0 photos 14 comments

Favorite Quote:
I say violence is necessary. It is as American as cherry pie.
-Hubert Geroid Brown

isnt anythin wrong with that(:

on Nov. 1 2010 at 10:12 pm
I_am_the_only_me GOLD, Bakersfield, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Risk more than others think is safe. Care more than others think is wise. Dream more than others think is practical. Expect more than others think is possible. " ~ Cadet Maxim
that's an awesome quote learn it, love it, live by it.

So interesting... I JUST LOVE IT. It just  stuck out to me... so discriptive, you have talent, keep writting!

on Nov. 1 2010 at 10:59 am
SMWells PLATINUM, Carlisle, South Carolina
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Favorite Quote:
Some truths best left unspoken.

Your poem is definately  expresive. It made me shuder but for a reson I canot understand it fastenated me as well. I've alwase been toled I have my morbid side.


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