The Absence of Light

October 23, 2010
By Cheesecake SILVER, Cripple Creek, Colorado
Cheesecake SILVER, Cripple Creek, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"If music be the food of love play on"-William Shakespeare


Dark.
It send children flailing into a pool of fear.
They scream out in terror.
For what they don't not know.
Startled and cold.
We cannot see into the night.
We scream.
Devils and demons rip at us with sharp, painful claws.
Their cold, wet flesh touchs ours.
Tingles go up your spine.
You shut your eyes,
but nothing with rid you,
of the pain we feel,
of the sights we see,
of what is unknown.
Shutting closet doors
and hiding under blankets
will not save us.
Hide us for a moment perhaps,
but it will not save us.
Children pass it off as the monster under the bed.
But it is really our questions.
What we don't know.
And what we can't see.
When the sun rises, the monsters leave.
Back into the dark, dusty corners
of society,
of our lives.
They do not dare harm us,
until the light is absent,
and it is time for them to hunt in the night once more.
To remind us, that we are not what we wish we were.



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on Dec. 6 2010 at 12:06 pm
Cheesecake SILVER, Cripple Creek, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
"If music be the food of love play on"-William Shakespeare

Thank you all so much! :) and well no not really this had started out as an english writing assingment and so I continued working off of it. But just going into high school really effected me and how much I really DO know, even though I'm a teenager I really don't know everything :) and so I just wanted to voice that we don't know a fraction of anything, really.

aLoHa =) said...
on Nov. 16 2010 at 7:32 pm
I do agree though, is this just random or meaningful as in purpose?

aLoHa =) said...
on Nov. 16 2010 at 7:30 pm
Amazing!!!! Really really deep and thought provoking. Love it! :)

LovePink said...
on Nov. 14 2010 at 11:28 am
LovePink, Chipita Park, Colorado
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Loved it but agree do u need to talk?

on Nov. 11 2010 at 6:32 pm
-alice- PLATINUM, Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Favorite Quote:
I care very little if I am judged by you or any other human court; indeed I do not even judge myself. My conscience is clear, but that does not make me innocent. It is the Lord who judges me. -1 Corinthians 4:3-4

Great poem but do you need to talk about something?  This doesn't sound like it came out of nowhere, hun.  :(


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