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Author Name: Freebluefish 2 Comments
Date Added: December 03, 2012 19:12:29 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Type: Free Verse
Category: Inspirational Add To Favorites | Text Only
Starve Of The Dark

trouble comes

often to eat the flowers

we grow in flowerbeds

beside the house


like a basking snake

it eats

until filled

after every coil

is sated.


at noon

it crawls into

the roots

of our dreams

through the hole

on the other side

of  our eyes.


how often

we hide

the seeds

in the very bottom

 of our words.



that one day

a flower

will luminous petals

will blossom forth

to starve off the dark

like a lamp burning

in the window

of a distant neighbor. 

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Comment By: FreeFirestone Feinberg on December 5, 2012 10:17:24 AM Report
This is a gorgeous poem.  I so enjoyed reading it.  You have a wonderful way with words!   --David
Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on December 4, 2012 02:26:12 PM Report

I enjoy your poems so different than most .. You have a language all your own....

 Great to see your name again.. Hope your world is happy...

 Hugs ~ She Whispers


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