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Cruel and Endless Torture

September 28, 2009
By Charli SILVER, USAFA, Colorado
Charli SILVER, USAFA, Colorado
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Laughter rises over tortured cries of pain
Taunting blackness grins above hopeless eyes
and lifelessness drains under the cruel strain
showing pale white skin under the moonrise

Swiftly and brutally the cruel knife slashes,
dark and thick red under the blood lust gaze
their hunger rages on and Death searches,
eyes glaze but true, weighing its soulful trays

Blinding screams rise loudly and endlessly
Sinful white bony fingers glide through flesh,
through bones, and insides can be seen clearly
blood gushes, then instantly skin is afresh

They are stuck in endless time where all repeats
and all are anew, the torture reheats

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on Feb. 26 2014 at 12:09 pm
DanielaC. BRONZE, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
Love is not love without madness.

This poem was really amazingly written. The wording and the intenisty of it was great.

on Nov. 1 2012 at 6:52 pm
MyFinalDestiny GOLD, Central City, Pennsylvania
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Favorite Quote:
"stay golden" the outsiders

i love this amazing piece of work!!

sanu said...
on Jun. 7 2012 at 10:36 am
thz poetry ix ov gr8 importance

on Jan. 5 2012 at 1:35 pm
lexophile12 SILVER, San Luis Obispo, California
6 articles 5 photos 4 comments

Favorite Quote:
"We dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language." - Benjamin Whorf

Incredible. I've never read anything quite like this, with its intense imagery, dream-like ambiguity, and cold structure. The rhythm reminds me of a heartbeat. Very nice job; however, this isn't a sonnet. You set it up just like a sonnet, but it isn't in iambic pentameter, which is key. Despite this, you have an amazing ability to channel emotion, and a distinct potential to write great sonnets.

on Nov. 15 2011 at 7:17 pm
Jessi_suarez1 GOLD, Kissimmee, Florida
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speechless....  this poem is amazing. period.

on Nov. 8 2011 at 8:43 am
QueenOfMars GOLD, Mumbai, Texas
13 articles 0 photos 21 comments

Favorite Quote:
"The woods are lovely, dark and deep,
But I have promises to keep.
And miles to go before I sleep
And miles to go before I sleep"

Wow! i love your style of writing... Your poetry is a piece of true inspiration. Keep writing! :)

djh29 said...
on Oct. 17 2011 at 8:15 pm
djh29, Westmont, Illinois
0 articles 0 photos 2 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Life is either a daring adventure or nothing" -Helen Keller

Wow.. I love it! The detail and emotion are so real and your style is so unique. You've inspired me.. thank you

on Jan. 18 2011 at 8:45 pm
CoOKiEz83 BRONZE, Apopka, Florida
4 articles 0 photos 9 comments

Favorite Quote:
Live life as if you would die tomorrow.

I love it, my poems are dark too, so when mine get published you should look at them...  it kinda reminds me of a dream... you do have a gift though

on Sep. 29 2010 at 6:07 pm
Dragonscribe BRONZE, West Lafayette, Indiana
4 articles 0 photos 303 comments

Favorite Quote:
"A Person's a Person no Matter how Small"
"A Rose by Any Other Name Would Smell as Sweet"
"God helps those who help themselves"

maybe i'm just stupid...but what was this about? nice poem, though.

on May. 8 2010 at 10:23 am
KelleySchorn SILVER, Fort Worth, Texas
8 articles 0 photos 78 comments

Favorite Quote:
Whatever you are be a good one-some president i dont remember which
procrastinaters unite!...tomorrow!!-matt
i'm F-U-L-LLLLL i think i can spellllll-allie =]

yeah i could tell what it was about it was really deep and made me think

Charli SILVER said...
on May. 4 2010 at 6:17 pm
Charli SILVER, USAFA, Colorado
7 articles 0 photos 2 comments
thanks. It was for my circle of hell poetry in lit. class.

Charli SILVER said...
on May. 4 2010 at 6:16 pm
Charli SILVER, USAFA, Colorado
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thanks and neither am I a fan of flowery poetry.

on Mar. 8 2010 at 4:59 pm
respecturself7 SILVER, Medina, New York
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Favorite Quote:
There is a natural law in life to settle.....I broke that law ~Katherine Hepburn
Love, Is the severest of mental diseases~U.K.
Spinning always spinning....when life puts me down I'll give you a call~respecturself7

I love poetry like this. it's really raw and realistic. I'm not a fan of poems about flowers and happy rainbows.

on Dec. 19 2009 at 9:24 am
GreenIvy BRONZE, Queen Creek, Arizona
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That was really cool and i love the detail