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Author Name: Freemagicnumber12 10 Comments
Date Added: November 01, 2004 17:11:34 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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the candle glows behind me,
lighting me up in a shadow against the wall.
it is the only light in this room,
and i use it to make myself feel larger,
by moving toward the flame,
seeing the darkness take over more of the room.
that darkness is me,
the light only visible outside my edges.
i stare at the wall
opposite the candle.
my shadow twitches with the flicker of the flame.
i remain steady,
and bring darkness
to this room.
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Comment By: FreeYaz on June 5, 2006 03:25:26 AM Report

Fantastic write, Derek! ....Congrats on the award :)


Comment By: FreeMocha on April 18, 2005 11:05:37 PM Report
Congrats Derek! The imagery was on the spot.


~The One And Only Chelsey V.~
Comment By: Freejoia on March 23, 2005 08:20:46 AM Report
Candle brings a little light...essence brings a bigger darkness...I like this much...congratulations on your poem of life's reality,
and the commemerative medal, joia
Comment By: FreeBOB on March 22, 2005 02:21:59 PM Report
Congratulations on your award Derek I can imagine depression meaning to block out the light, take care, Bob :)
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on March 22, 2005 08:27:10 AM Report
Very original poem and thought. It says in the bible etc that darkness can never extinquish the light....but when we are in the dark pit..the light sometimes does not stand a chance!
Alison Storm Wolf
Comment By: PremiumLindaM on March 22, 2005 12:55:08 AM Report
Congratulations in receiving the lovely
award. Very nice work. Linda
Comment By: FreeSamantha Firefly on March 21, 2005 03:37:50 AM Report
Very good and original description of depression. Congratulations on your award.
Best wishes,
Comment By: FreeSharon Jorcil James on March 20, 2005 10:40:17 PM Report
Fantastic poem and certainly deserving of the award. Congratulations my friend.

Sharon JJ
Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on March 20, 2005 10:28:38 PM Report
Fine work...this is an enjoyable read!

I am pleased to congratulate you on behalf of CP administration and staff!

Comment By: FreeT. S. Hulse on November 1, 2004 11:00:22 PM Report
I like this a lot. Good Job!


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