Escaping The Darkness

June 29, 2010 at 2:32 PM (Poetry)


I see a light

pass by my window

take me away

into the darkness

after-life of torture.

I need to escape

praying to every God

that connot exist

take me away.

Love can’t save me

only the forgiving darkness

Death calls sweetly

the light filters through

my blind eyes

take me away.

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12 Comments

  1. alan said,

    life of torture……..death calls sweetly…….it is strange how a life of suffering turns thoughts of death into something sweet, the need for escape, it seems true escape lies in the safe haven of friends and with words of revelation, Poetry is such a life saving way for some of us. There is so much more in what this does not say than in what it says, I can relate to the emotions in this, I hope you find what you need to walk it out. thanks, alan

  2. nanno1982 said,

    so much saddness in between your lines..
    i hope things will get better for you..
    i loved the poem anyway.. nicely written!

  3. dustus said,

    Deep poem and well expressed… I agree with Meg.

  4. Morganna said,

    Wow. Amazing imagery. Thanks for sharing this powerful poem.

  5. anummunaf said,

    i agree with you that darkness is revealing n lovable but it is also reality that we cannot be escape from light coz light brings a new day a new morning a new way to live the life!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. megzone said,

    heyyy… why escape.. there is no escape from life..
    accept it dear n u shall shine ๐Ÿ˜€
    the Lord above will nevr give you any obstacle without showing you how to cross them…
    if there is a problem there is a solution if there is no solution it aint a problem mate ๐Ÿ˜€

    here from Jingle’s Rally
    you can check my poem at
    http://megzone.wordpress.com/2010/07/01/thursday-poets-rally-footboard-traveller/

  7. D.S. Lear said,

    deep emotions expressed well!

  8. Amit Khanna said,

    mystic… moving.. good one!

  9. buttercup600 said,

    The light and then darkness…deep thoughts. A poem well written. ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. shaguftaabbas said,

    Hey hey hey, love CAN save you my dear.. don’t let the darkness sweep you away..

  11. Emmanuel Ibok said,

    A light taking you to darkness?…that is a crazily creative thought. Nicely written.

    Cheers!

  12. Kavita said,

    Oh yea…sometimes, darkness feels more inviting and appealing than light… although it usually is the other way around
    End the tunnel when you decide to, and it will end right there! It had better!
    Keep up the good work…

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