Silver Darkness

by Mihir Deshmukh   Dec 4, 2014


Coming in through the window,
the darkness illuminates the room.
Not making things visible though,
just igniting their lifeless glow.

It gives out a million shadows,
outlines, of everything present.
Radiates, their burning plea for existence,
transmits, their cry for recognition.

It reflects things,
things unseen in normal light.
Things too scared to show up,
unless called by it's silence's cry.

Yet it shows me things,
in a dim silver light.
Things seen on bright days,
yet felt only on moonless nights.

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  • 2 years ago

    by konpreah

    Excellent imagery, seeing that which is unseen except in the vagueness of a darkened world.

  • 2 years ago

    by Beautiful Tragedy

    I love this poem. i can clearly picyure what i am reading and i like what i'm reading in between the lines.

    • 2 years ago

      by Mihir Deshmukh

      Thank you I hope i could stand up to these standards in future!

  • 2 years ago

    by La Reina De Corazones

    I was attracted to this poem because in the title it had "silver" in it and I can't help it I love silver so I had to read this poem, though I'm a tad disappointed it wasn't more dark, the imagery was alright (again I'm like a dog with a bone with it being a tad more dark but that's just me), the emotions were nice didn't really move me, but since you're a beginner it's good that you could do this so congratulations! The last stanza was my favorite in the whole poem, nice read 4/5

    -Mori

    • 2 years ago

      by Mihir Deshmukh

      Sry I couldn't live up to your expectations, would present a poem that would satisfy your liking. Thank you for reading and the comment.

  • 2 years ago

    by Rob

    Really loved thiwe write! Thanks for sharing!~

  • 2 years ago

    by Michael D Nalley

    I am really amazed with the perception of light that is somewhat personified it this very well written poem