Tag Archives: darkness

Church

In the church we waited So alone Heaven cracking Like an eggshell over rough hewn stone Doves of peace plummet Into the dusty air We waited in our faith And deep despair In the church we prayed Hopeless fools Angels … Continue reading

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Let It In (for my father – in memory)

“There is a crack, a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in” Leonard Cohen, Anthem In this moment Precious chance Let it in Let it in Just a promise Warmest glance Let it in Let it in It’s … Continue reading

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Checkmate in Hell

They put you in checkmate in hell The floor beneath your penitent feet Seems to smirk and whisper Too late, too late! You played your games Feeling immortal as only Foolish mortals might And when no fires greeted you For … Continue reading

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Among the Demimonde

You may call us outcast But we paint the sky From a palette you Cannot see, deny Flagrant our lives appear To such linear minds Cruelty so sweet In its way is kind Absinthe touch the lips Soul is taking … Continue reading

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Shining

Keep these little lights shining One by one they strive to blacken everything Sheltered precious glow as sweet community Let them never know what can never be Keep these little lights shining endlessly (c) Helen Valentina 2016

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The Enemy

The enemy arises from withered pages So long ago silent, stealthy warfare brought a new world of antipathy Stirred within the ego’s walls Here where poisoned raindrops fall on cobblestones of pedantry that none could ever see He wears a … Continue reading

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Mystery Road

I followed you down this mystery road Early morning the grey of the light was the sun battling moon And the frost and fog of wonder settled on my resolute form as I followed in your steps The preternatural ambience … Continue reading

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Your Place

This is your place This darkness suits you As you wear the cloak Of invisibility Your tortured dreams Have harmony within These ancient walls And if I ever came to call You’d draw me in And draw me down Into … Continue reading

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Meet Me

Meet me there In the hush of twilight Down the park Where shadows linger Under the light Of a lone lamp shining Meet be there Meet me there And hear them whisper The others here That meet in secret Under … Continue reading

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Brittle

Your circuitry is brittle I reach inside you to commune You are splintering my darling Falling deep and wide apart I can hear the beating of your heart Like a drum against my ear I am within you drilling outwards … Continue reading

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