Light in the Dark of the Night

April 15, 2013
By lily_sings GOLD, Felton, Pennsylvania
lily_sings GOLD, Felton, Pennsylvania
15 articles 0 photos 15 comments

Favorite Quote:
Hope is the thing with feathers, it perches in the soul, and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all. -Emily Dickinson


Perhaps my path is that of loving love forlorn
Awaken in the lucid night and sleepless by the morn
Like a dream that trickles by into the warmth of morning light
A rush of an evening, tender touch fades into the night
An ignorant fantasy brought to taste
The sweet bitterness of mine own disgrace
The mellow, soft glow of the nightlife glare
A shudder of cold, snow in my hair
A tender touch of gentility
Minding my own humility
A laugh escapes my frozen lips
I shake off the feeling from my fingertips
A prickling apprehension shrouded by the rush
A kindling ember, silenced by a hush
That has fallen over my senses and hath spited my soul
The trembling melodies and mournful flute are the source of my console
And I wonder if I’ll ever find the one who speaks the words I sing
But for now I’ll sit and watch and see what life will bring.



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on Oct. 30 2013 at 7:08 pm
CrazySissi GOLD, Newman Lake, Washington
19 articles 10 photos 37 comments

Favorite Quote:
My only love sprung from my only hate. Too early seen unknown and known too late.

I really like this poem. It is personal and meaningful. Keep up the good work. :)  

on May. 12 2013 at 8:08 pm
AnotherSouthernGirl BRONZE, Augusta, Georgia
1 article 0 photos 5 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Shoot for the moon, and if you miss, you'll land amoung the stars."

I love this poem! I love the images and the descriptions you used. Beautiful job.

on May. 3 2013 at 10:13 pm
Fallen_ PLATINUM, Quakertown, Pennsylvania
25 articles 3 photos 436 comments

Favorite Quote:
" a shattered world is only an opening into a new beginning with laughs, smiles, and love all around enter the world of the light and away from the broken darkness"

I love the imergry you made it felt like i was living it and it was perfect Nice job keep it up cause your very talented

on Apr. 29 2013 at 11:45 am
wordnerd54 SILVER, Sparta, New Jersey
6 articles 0 photos 80 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Writing is a socially acceptable form of schizophrenia." ~E.L. Doctorow

Great poem! I really liked the images you created... "A laugh escapes my frozen lips" and "Awaken in the lucid night and sleepless by the morn" are just great.  The last line really brings everything together -- it really captures the feeling of "loving love forlorn." Nice job!

on Apr. 23 2013 at 6:42 pm
LexusMarie PLATINUM, Las Cruces, New Mexico
27 articles 0 photos 423 comments

Favorite Quote:
The more control you have over yourself, the less control others have over you.

Hey there! This was really beautiful! I really enjoyed reading this poem, it's so pretty. The title is wonderful! I think your word choices are impeccable and the way you word thing is very special and clear. Every single line was like, wow, this is so great and impressive. I think the last two lines were great, they summed up the poem and left a bit of mystery because it makes the reader wonder, too. Great job!


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