Ode to Fear | Teen Ink

Ode to Fear

October 20, 2010
By Lothro SILVER, Mequon, Wisconsin
Lothro SILVER, Mequon, Wisconsin
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Above the water’s shadow
has fell to the last breath of the night,
fear
as a black
felt of blankets,
gripping
with every fiber,
choking air like thick
gray musk.

A crow cuts
its warning cackle
echoing into the demented depths.

The sky is
a pit falling
forever.


The author's comments:
This is a strick immitation of Pablo Neruda's "Ode to Enchanted Light."

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