A dark blackness
coats the beyond.
No light passes through.
Fear wrenches through me,
until I am sobbing with
horror and regret.
I cannot move backwards
to place something behind me.
I cannot move forwards
to pass through this.
Complete atrocity begins to gnaw
at my very soul,
threatening to destroy me if I stay
light shines from one direction.
the macabre darkness causes me
to fear the light for a moment,
until I see
The darkness shies away
that shines from your soul
and I can feel myself becomming brave.
You take my hand,
and lead me to a safer place,
one full of silver and
Thank you, Merriam-Webster for your online dictionary; how else could I find the right words for ‘fear’, and ‘horrilbe’, without looking in a huge book? How could I find ‘stalwart’, which basically means:
marked by outstanding strength and vigor of body, mind, or spirit <stalwart common sense>
I still will welcome poem suggestions.
OH! Wait, I nearly forgot! I just remembered about that contest that I was thinking of! Okay, let me look into it today and tonight; I will let you know what I’ve determined on Saturday; the contest will probably take place during the first week of May. I said probably, not definately, so please don’t get disapointed.