Closing the Park

February 20, 2012
By Questioner BRONZE, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Questioner BRONZE, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Favorite Quote:
Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.


Distant lights slowly flicker out,
and I see the glow softly fade
from dirt encrusted metal slides
joyful children once played about.

One figure, traveling with speed,
fights against the creeping darkness,
it's unknown purpose shrouded in
a silent sense of urgency.

Swiftly gliding across the park,
undisturbed by blackened street lamps,
the shadows claim it as their own.
Only blankets of stars remain,
stark against the dark night sky.


The author's comments:
The silence of the park at night speaks volumes.

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