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I found myself in a dark empty room,
-The doors sealed and the curtains drawn-
trembling in the corner with a broken bulb,
That was casting shadows on the wall.

Each of the windows had their own face,
through the wooden boards they’d speak.
Each one had warned her not to stay,
And made it so that she couldn’t leave.

Every single night was a restless night,
For the figures lurking in the gloom.
Some of the floor tiles would awake,
And silently creep across the room.

For her this had become too much,
She needed someone with whom to talk.
Her and I had become really close,
By means of a mirror on the wall.

While she helped me reconcile with myself,
I helped her recover from her mental fall.
So she honored me with a broken light,
That was casting shadows on the wall.





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Aderes18 said...
Aug. 1, 2011 at 5:27 pm

This is a beautiful poem about nights and darkness.

LOVE IT! And with my fascination for night and ghosts...etc, I could almost relate to it! 

And for some reason, the purpleness of the picture really goes with the poem.

Nice job. :) 

 

 

 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Aug. 2, 2011 at 10:33 pm
hmm...no ghosts intended. oh no, never that. YOURE SO AWESOME CAPTAIN.  i am loving tat you time the take to commentate.
 
Aderes18 replied...
Aug. 3, 2011 at 1:31 pm
You're welcome! But I am very bored these days so it's not much of a favor...
 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 22, 2011 at 11:49 pm
that is the funniest thing I ever heard you say
 
Aderes47 replied...
Sept. 24, 2011 at 4:26 pm
Well, I'm not bored anymore. :) Just started high school(homework, tons of friends and Theatre) plus after-school stuff and track.
 
Aderes47 replied...
Sept. 24, 2011 at 4:27 pm
With all that stuff, now I'm super-busy. :)
 
. replied...
Sept. 25, 2011 at 10:27 pm
Right...right....
 
Aderes47 replied...
Sept. 25, 2011 at 11:05 pm
Seriously, and my mother doesn't want me on teen ink anymore(she says I'm too addicted and that I need to focus on school more) so it's getting harder and harder to get on here.
 
. replied...
Sept. 26, 2011 at 10:45 am
Right..........uh huh...
 
woundedcondor said...
Sept. 7, 2010 at 11:58 am

the very first stanza grabbed my attention and i never wanted to stop reading

dark rooms and all that are my favorite ;]

 
woundedcondor replied...
Sept. 7, 2010 at 11:59 am

oh yeah did i mention that i like poems with sealed doors too ?

 

 
woundedcondor replied...
Sept. 7, 2010 at 12:00 pm

oh and shadows lurking in the dark too

 

my fav ;]

 
woundedcondor replied...
Sept. 7, 2010 at 12:01 pm

oh yeah and mirrors and creeping stuff

 

no more. no promises though lol ;]

 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 7, 2010 at 7:05 pm
merci captain. you know, i lke the idea of a raven on timevampires shoulder.I wish I could mimic your stlye to emphasize my gratitude, but I dont think I could come back three times...
 
condor replied...
Sept. 8, 2010 at 6:49 pm
lol xD ;] =] :p
 
condor replied...
Sept. 8, 2010 at 6:50 pm
its okay dude ;]
 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 8, 2010 at 11:46 pm
as a matter of random fact, i really do apprecialove your commentism captain. do your dance.
 
condor replied...
Sept. 11, 2010 at 7:43 pm

do I !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

i was considering becoming a choreographer or something like that

 
Boosflash This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. replied...
Sept. 11, 2010 at 7:56 pm
oh....I see. sure.....we'll go with that.....yep...sure......how about that.....
 
condor replied...
Sept. 13, 2010 at 9:04 pm
xD xD xD xD
 
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