A Black Abyss

October 16, 2011
By Kayroxy101 GOLD, Ringwood, New Jersey
Kayroxy101 GOLD, Ringwood, New Jersey
18 articles 85 photos 45 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference." ~ Robert Frost

"I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence."~ Augustus Waters, The Fault in Our Stars


Rift between railing and wall
Caused nightmares, making me bawl
The chasm to he**, I always thought
What if I fell? I better not
Toys were lost, never to be found
My childhood is what it cost, flinching at every sound

Even though we moved away
The nightmares were here to stay
Forever haunted the black abyss
Even after Mother’s Goodnight kiss

Years went past, filled with hope
Never aghast, no reason to mope
Now I’m grown, more mature
Never alone, rest assured

The author's comments:
It was a school assignment, to write a poem about something we feared or fear.

In case the gist of the story was not received...The point was that I used to be afraid of a gap in between a railing and the wall at my old house. I used to loose toys down there. It was very frightening to me. After I moved away from that house I used to still have nightmares about it.

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Seb! said...
on Oct. 19 2011 at 1:30 am
Hey karina, cool poem. I also had fear of the gap in the staircase.

on Oct. 18 2011 at 6:29 pm
Kayroxy101 GOLD, Ringwood, New Jersey
18 articles 85 photos 45 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Two roads diverged in a wood, and I—
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference." ~ Robert Frost

"I decided a while ago not to deny myself the simpler pleasures of existence."~ Augustus Waters, The Fault in Our Stars

Exactly :)

on Oct. 18 2011 at 4:31 pm
Mike6546 SILVER, North Carolina, North Carolina
6 articles 0 photos 34 comments

Favorite Quote:
those who mind don\'t matter and those who matter don\'t mind

I like this, little childhood fears like that are funny when we look back.




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