Comments : Too Dark Out There (senryu)

  • 2 years ago

    by Maple Tree

    comfort in darkness...sometimes its needed to regroup ourselves, hugs you

  • 2 years ago

    by Em (marmite)

    Bows ones head in agreement

  • 2 years ago

    by Mr. Darcy

    When all I see is doom and gloom I seek retreat... yes peace, inside my room.

    • 2 years ago

      by Blank

      Beautiful words, from ben and you, Mr. Darcy.

  • 2 years ago

    by Lost One

    I love the dark irony of senryus, and this one doesn't disappoint.

    Edit: was this a repost from your old account?

  • 2 years ago

    by Dagmar Wilson

    To some it is very relaxing and for me I am afraid of the dark. I never close or let my blinds down. Thank you for sharing and all the very best to you.

  • 2 years ago

    by Kitty Cat Lady

    The world can be dark and dangerous and sometimes, shutting out the world makes it feel safer. Fab Ben :-) x
    =^.^=

  • 2 years ago

    by Milly Hayward

    I live in a world where the curtains are nearly always drawn. At times it can feel like a prison but also can be a much brighter place when one considers the cruelty, evils and unfairness of the world outside

    • 2 years ago

      by Ben Pickard

      Thank you everybody for their time and thoughts on this poem.

  • 2 years ago

    by Brenda

    It is true, sometimes I just want to shut out the world and live in my cocoon.

  • 2 years ago

    by Ya----Na

    So true, Ben

  • 2 years ago

    by Poet on the Piano

    Love this, Ben, as I am nodding my head that it's often so true. I also feel like we're always saying this, because tragedy strikes again and again, there's always something to mourn or feel helpless toward, and we don't know what to do to heal the wounds or address the darkness. Sometimes, it seems better to keep to ourselves and shut out what we see. I wonder too if we do that to protect ourselves or "recharge our batteries". Or if we have the ability others don't to only focus on what directly affects us.

    • 2 years ago

      by Ben Pickard

      Interesting thoughts, MA. Many thanks for commenting/reading.

      Take care

  • 2 years ago

    by Lost One

    You never cease to amaze me with your wordcraft. In three lines... 17 syllables... you managed to create a powerful, deep, and relatable statement about society. I had to come back to this, well, because it inspired me to write something of my own. Swing by the boards when you can. Tag! You're it!

    http://www.poems-and-quotes.com/threads/146787

    • 2 years ago

      by Ben Pickard

      Thank you so much, Tony. As for the main boards, I'll have a peep later.

      Take care