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Author Name: Freestormwolf 9 Comments
Date Added: September 27, 2009 14:09:24 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Concealment

Come, dark night, with your
sheltering cloak of shadows;
Wrap me firmly in your grip.
Merge with the blackness of my thoughts.
Cocoon me in the safety of your void.

I cannot bear the light's reproach;
Exposure of my hidden side
by piercing beams of reality.
Let me slip back, safely concealed.
A lonely silhouette in the murky depths,
A heartbeat in the hollows
of my stifled screams.

© Alison Stormwolf

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Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on September 29, 2009 02:53:34 AM Report
"Cocoon me"...there is comfort in darkness at times. I think we've all had days when we feel like staying in bed and pulling the covers over our head.  "A lonely silhouette in the murky depths"...loved this! One can be very content to be there when life is overwhelming.  Strong voice and fine expressions!

 

~Barbara~

Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on September 28, 2009 01:58:10 PM Report
Concealment brings to mind why do we slip into the darkness, enveloping ourselves into the night?...Brash light upon who we really are oft times brings us sorrow for the day....Your work is always touching, but yet raw with awareness....If only after emerging from the dark we could see the best in the Light....
In Love and Light...

Margaret......

Comment By: FreeSavannah Ollar Jordan on September 28, 2009 11:33:48 AM Report
Really powerful one that speaks of what a lot of us have experienced - your poems always surprise and delight me with their strength.
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on September 28, 2009 12:14:43 AM Report
Your such a powerful... writer...I so enjoy...
Comment By: FreeMoon Fairy on September 27, 2009 09:44:01 PM Report
Alison,
Strong write, alot I can relate too..
Hugs,
~Tracie
Comment By: Freeb w mayer on September 27, 2009 03:46:04 PM Report
Great emotion...love the line about the "hidden side".
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on September 27, 2009 03:12:40 PM Report
Ali:  really "felt" this one.  Great write.

 

Lady D

Comment By: FreeLORETTA PITILLI on September 27, 2009 02:50:30 PM Report
Ali,
 Sometimes life gets so hard we just want to hide. We wish for nights to be longer before the light comes calling our name.  Living life is the most difficult job we will ever have.  There are times that I feel just this way.  Your poems is so real and honest.  Namaste Loretta
Comment By: FreeEvelyn Wilson on September 27, 2009 02:36:46 PM Report
I truly love this beautifully written poem, perhaps its because I know it so well. Fantastic!




 


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