Monday, February 16, 2015

Shh..Do Not Wake Darkness

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shh..do not wake darkness
let it sleep in the arms of night
the raven casts shadows
understanding sorrow

slipping next to him
whispering endearments
seeking comfort in his arms
only he can bring release

shh..do not wake darkness
let us reach for our dream
searching hidden places
arousing secret desires

discovering mysteries
undercover two souls mesh
revealing their identity 
in morning sunlight

written for the Mag 258

37 comments:

  1. I do like the path you took in this poem. Beautiful

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    1. Thanks Gail, an interesting prompt.

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  2. what an interesting thought...waking darkness...the raven is the harbringer of secrets...bringing what is concealed to light...like the sun there in the end...so perhaps the dawn is coming when all will be made known...

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    1. Well, darkness comes in many forms..the raven is indeed a harbinger of mystery and secrets, it is said they bring news of future events.

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  3. It can never surpass such an ecstasy! Happens only to those with good intentions

    Hank

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    1. That is true hank..one must ask what is the intention?

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  4. Wonderful poem of exquisite beauty, awakening secret desires ... ... beautiful feeling!

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    1. Thank you for reading..I just adore your artwork.

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  5. There are things only darkness and dreams can reveal.

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    1. That is very true Alex we live in a world of light and dark.

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  6. Much can be hidden away in the darkness that comes do. The night can bring forth a light all its own.

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    1. It is with hope in the heart that light will prevail.

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  7. It is cool the way you gave darkness an identity....it reminds me a bit of "Meet Joe Black", but more beautiful.

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    1. Carrie, that is an interesting comment. I just watched that movie not too long ago as I couldn't sleep.

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  8. That is an intriguing idea, that darkness can be awakened and is best left sleeping.......and I love your closing lines.

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    1. Shh..wake not the darkness as I am not sure how it will turn out.

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    1. Thanks Berowne..I will have to come see what the quiz is for the week.

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  10. The imagery of sleeping darkness is wonderful

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    1. Thank you..I wonder how long it would sleep?

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  11. i luv the opening 2 lines so much, ans then your statement of contentment with the dark, whic really has its place and purpose; nice write
    Thanks for stopping over at Lunch Break to read my response

    i wish to invite you to link up also, to Monday WRites where the link opens on a Monday and stays open 7 days, hope to see you there
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    much love...

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    1. Thanks Gillena, I will check out Monday WRites.

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  12. Darkness & silence have so many mysteries.
    Light unravels...
    Very true!

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    1. That is very true without darkness we would not know light..

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  13. Shh... I love it! "do not wake darkness" ! It is powerful to me!

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    1. Thank you..reminds me of the saying don't wake sleeping giants.

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  14. Oh how mornings have a way of revealing so much!

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  15. Here's hoping morning light didn't smother that undercovers' passion!

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    1. Ah, perhaps, the morning light will stir more passion. One never knows.

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  16. I like the notion of darkness sleeping...

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    1. Thanks Tess and for the interesting prompt

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  17. The first line that you also repeat really pulled me into your sensuous night.. wonderful

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    1. Hi Bjorne, glad I was able to pull you in

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  18. Waking up darkness ... that's an interesting thought :-)

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    1. Can one wake darkness? I think so..

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  19. Never thought of darkness as gentle.. :)

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