darkest night

August 9, 2011
By savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
45 articles 9 photos 565 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.


darkness at
the edge of my sight
following me
here and there

i wonder at it
what is it
about the absence of light
that creates such fear?

but i am not afraid
the bats are my friends
fireflies lead me
wolves call me home

i wander in the gray twilight
the mix of day and night
welcoming the darkness
at the edge of my sight

for if there was no darkness
and there was only light
we’d never see the moon and stars
in the blackness of the sky

i love the day with all its color
but there’s something about the night
something about the shadowy shapes
and hooting calls of owls

and if I walk into the dark
and never see the light
was lost inside the blackness
never to be found

you’ll know that I became one with them
those warm open arms of night
here at last I’ve found my peace
beside my friends who cared



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on Aug. 23 2011 at 9:13 pm
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
45 articles 9 photos 565 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Hmmm true, that's happened to me before.  It's really annoying especially if you don't know how to get rid of it.

on Aug. 23 2011 at 9:10 pm
Destinee BRONZE, Oakville, Other
3 articles 0 photos 306 comments

Favorite Quote:
Blegh. - Abraham Lincoln

Aw, come on, some are. You know those awkward rhymes? 

on Aug. 23 2011 at 9:09 pm
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
45 articles 9 photos 565 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

ROFLZ I don't think I've ever heard a poem described as clunky before.  I'm glad mine isn't.

on Aug. 23 2011 at 9:07 pm
Destinee BRONZE, Oakville, Other
3 articles 0 photos 306 comments

Favorite Quote:
Blegh. - Abraham Lincoln

Interesting take on dichotomy. I really like the nice rhythm. It's not clunky or anything. :)

on Aug. 15 2011 at 4:16 pm
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
45 articles 9 photos 565 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

You guys are so sweet, with all the comments about how great my poem is.  Thanks! :D

on Aug. 15 2011 at 4:15 pm
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
45 articles 9 photos 565 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Thank you!  I like imagery the best.

on Aug. 15 2011 at 4:14 pm
savetheplanet PLATINUM, Anaheim, California
45 articles 9 photos 565 comments

Favorite Quote:
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all.

Thanks and yes, I feel like that too.  Wish I could sing myself into a tree and be part of the forest.

on Aug. 15 2011 at 10:53 am
IamtheshyStargirl PLATINUM, Lothlorien, Utah
44 articles 16 photos 2216 comments

Favorite Quote:
Boredom instigates extreme creativity.
~Amoniel

"Bowing gratefully to all of my subjects, 'thank you. Thank you. The pleasure is mine." Nah, I'm just kidding. We're all kings together.'"
~Thesilentraven

Lovely last stanza. Sometimes I wish that I could just melt into the earth, become one with it's consciousness. Your last stanza nearly almost evokes that.

Aderes47 GOLD said...
on Aug. 14 2011 at 1:01 pm
Aderes47 GOLD, Cambridge, Massachusetts
11 articles 0 photos 897 comments

Favorite Quote:
You will find as you look back upon your life that the moments when you have truly lived are the moments when you have done things in the spirit of love.
Henry Drummond

This is how I feel about the night!

Nice job! It's written very well, keep it up! :)


Tiwaz SILVER said...
on Aug. 13 2011 at 9:34 pm
Tiwaz SILVER, Jackson, Missouri
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It's pretty! You did a good job giving it feeling. Great imagery, too. 


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