Only darkness knows the tale

by Ya----Na   Oct 9, 2017

Some say,
I was given birth by

G guardian
O of
D doom

to parallel the structure of this universe,
I stole something very precious from him
and locked it in my heart forever.

Well, I haven't seen his presence since I came into existence.

Some whisper,
I force them to

R roam
I into
N nostalgic
G garden

of an endless loop
where they have to live, die and reborn everyday
to repeat the same thing time and time again
until I eat their soul.

Some adore me as their

G gift
O of
D dreams

for making them immortal;
once I fill their hearts with my

L lots
O of
V vulnerable
E energy

they happily suffer everything -
from cuts to bruises to abuses and fear no pain.

Tell me, has anyone of you ever seen me?
Only I know the tale
which is I am nothing, but just an experience.

And I won't come out easily unless someone triggers me.
Thank you,

Note: wrote this one for Ben's darkness contest.


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  • 5 years ago

    by mossgirl19

    This piece is wonderfully crafted and shows us so much of your unique and compelling writing. Great write.

  • 5 years ago

    by Milly Hayward

    Thought provoking, clever piece with much depth. Liked the acrobatic elements woven through out. Glad it's been nominated. Milly x

  • 5 years ago

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    A dark and twisty tale of the dark side of religion Shane ... love it! Thought provoking and uniquely structured. Well done x

  • 5 years ago

    by Mark

    Free Verse this is a unique piece and take on darkness. The inner acrostics are an integral part of this well written poem.
    'I am nothing, but just an experience'.

  • 5 years ago

    by Brenda

    Free Verse, I loved this on Ben's contest and I love it now-well done-

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