The Darkest Hours: Eight o' Clock

September 21, 2012
By Colichemarde BRONZE, Marble Hill, Missouri
Colichemarde BRONZE, Marble Hill, Missouri
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Favorite Quote:
War is not in human nature. That's why people rely on insanity.

The beginning is actually the end,
As to when this all starts.
The end of the day around the bend,
Just the thought plagues our hearts.

At the eighth stroke of the clock,
At the chiming of the bell.
We see Charon's boat, boarding the dock,
Again, now we travel through hell.

We get on It's boat, forever looking back.
Knowing that time moves on.
The demons of the night begin their attack,
The chiming of the eighth bell is gone.

Every night we struggle, as delicate flowers.
It has begun then, my Darkest Hours.

The author's comments:
For those of you unfamiliar with Greek mythology, Charon is the owner of the ferry to hell. This sonnet is part of a series of sonnets detailing the life of a depressed individual as they go through each hour of the night.

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