The Darkest Hour

February 13, 2012
By Rosee SILVER, Oscoda, Michigan
Rosee SILVER, Oscoda, Michigan
5 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Be yourself, every one else is taken." -Oscar Wilde


In the darkest hour
is when the demons come.
Invading your mind.
Mutating your thoughts.

When loneliness leaves you empty,
the blackness seeps through the cracks.
Where happy things used to reside,
is where frightening things take their place.

Nightfall is when the shadows
come to life. When the light
ceases to exist, and you forget
what it felt like to be cheerful.

Nightmares scale the inner workings
of your subconscious, corrupting
what used to be pure. Shattering
the illusion of what you believed to be faith.

When the sky is black,
insidious things roam free.
Where they pass, the ground is
scorched and charred into nothingness.

Those consumed with the black light,
are the crazed and sinful...
It is quiet until the maddened
screams pierce through the night.

The author's comments:
I was up till about 4, and that's what happens when your alone and in the dark...inspiration.

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ADTRonlyone said...
on Mar. 5 2012 at 2:44 pm
ADTRonlyone, Mikado, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
Don't threaten me with what you think I feel, If you could read my mind you'd be in tears.
~A Day To Remember (band)

Rosee I like this. Its dark but it's beautifully written. Good job.

on Feb. 26 2012 at 3:43 pm
liveincolor GOLD, Gainesville, Florida
17 articles 3 photos 79 comments

Favorite Quote:
You need to be the change you wish to see in the world. ~Ghandi

This is a very dark, but seems like that's exactly what you aimed for. Great job! :)


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