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Author Name: FreeSensual Sorceress 29 Comments
Date Added: September 11, 2007 06:09:01 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Dark Child


Dark Child:

“All you ever really wanted was someone to go into the dark and sit with you.”


I never sought a candle, only a companion.
Someone to share all of my secrets and shame,
a friend, a lover, and honored champion.
You offered me unconditional love and devotion,
an embodiment of salvation and resurrection.
It was you who struck the match, sparked the flame
that released me from the agonies of misdirection.
You, who have tasted the bare milk of my soul,
rising from those dark caverns of effervescence,
and share with me the nourishment in its essence.
No matter where we’ve been or wherever we go,
I am always filled with the spirit of your presence.
Like the pendulum you sent my emotions swinging on,
and the tears you collect like precious gems,
I found release in all those deliberate moments
of painful clarity amongst both ebb and flow.
Despite my penchant for being restless and wild,
your grace granted contentment to this dark child.

“And your pain shall set you free.”


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Comments:
Comment By: FreeDavid on July 22, 2008 02:04:46 AM Report
I loved this poem, full of emotion and you expressed that emotion with a "smooth" quality as I call it. When I was done reading one line I could not wait to get to the next.

David

Comment By: FreeCathy on July 19, 2008 11:48:24 AM Report
This one really got the wheels in my mind just a spinning loved it so inspiring so perfect once again
.......hugs Cathy

Comment By: FreeSteven on January 12, 2008 11:04:05 PM Report
Great poem, i love the quote!
Comment By: Freejag on November 4, 2007 06:33:49 PM Report
Classy poem my friend

Comment By: Freeabby on October 21, 2007 06:46:19 AM Report
Thought provoking - this one who sparked the flame that averted misdirection,

shared the nourishment of your soul milk; whose grace granted you contentment. Surely this was a true friend, lover and honoured companion.  Abby

Comment By: FreeChristina Lynn on October 2, 2007 04:20:24 AM Report

This is a lot more than just a story of your knight in shining amour.


I feel a story of paticants, understanding, love, and respect.


All that with passion too...... Congratulations are due for more than just the award!


Great write,


Christina


 


 


Comment By: FreeCindy Bendel on August 30, 2007 03:55:04 AM Report
Oh how I love this one J...absolutely stunning. I am so very envious of your incredible talent and your ability to fashion mere words into poetic silk. Breathtaking.

~C

Comment By: Freenoah count on August 27, 2007 06:59:49 PM Report
Dear S.S. When you can feel them, they're great.  This one coursed through me. Thanks for the delicious rush. noah  
Comment By: FreeJoe Petro on August 27, 2007 05:30:06 AM Report
Congratulations My Lady.....You continue to progress in beauty and depth. The poet of the year, after year, after year. jp
Comment By: FreeAdri on August 27, 2007 03:40:56 AM Report
Oh still as beautiful.  Congratulations on winning the award my J. 
Adri x

Comment By: FreeSuzin on August 27, 2007 02:43:30 AM Report
Congratulations on yet another award, you're such an amazing poet. The
first two lines brought back a lot of memories (and tears as well) for
me, I guess everyone has been in need of someone at some time.  I
have to add this to favorites, I really loved this poem.

-Suzin




Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on August 26, 2007 01:31:05 PM Report
Super congratulations for this Feature Poem Award. 

 

Lady D

Comment By: FreeJames Thomas Whitworth on August 26, 2007 08:06:03 AM Report
It is a difficult thing, to put into words the deeply personal. Ordinarily we must rely on what we know, what is certain and available, if we are to put the depths down on paper, but you have found a way that you can manipulate it into being which, though looks like simple words, is brought about by a number of other things: it is how you link these words, and how, as the piece progresses, we are dragged deeper, often farther than we would wish to go. It is an unsettling and fulfilling experience.

 

Love ya, beautiful

Comment By: FreeAngel on July 12, 2007 09:33:29 AM Report
Beautiful J
Comment By: FreeMahalarose on July 6, 2007 05:18:34 PM Report
i canso relate to this beautiful poem.i enjoyed reading it.

~Mahalarose

Comment By: FreeMujtaba H Zaidi on June 28, 2007 12:30:25 AM Report
The poem maintains universality and  looks like the piece of classical schoo; of poets. Congratulations!!
Comment By: FreeLeonard Wilson on June 26, 2007 06:35:08 PM Report
How lovely is this???....VERY lovely, he said...I'm SO impressed with this, Aces..Just beautiful.. The milk of your soul is sweet, indeed....Yereverlovin
Comment By: FreeRobin Constantinou on June 24, 2007 06:36:46 AM Report
beautiful,

Comment By: FreeSilkinTears on June 19, 2007 10:02:53 PM Report
Powerful write Jolen. Oh to find that one that will sit with you in the dark...that truly would be a fabulous connection.
Helen

Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on June 18, 2007 03:33:12 AM Report
my oh my! I can relate to this one alright.
Deep and powerfully written

Ali x

Comment By: FreeChuck on June 15, 2007 04:08:40 AM Report
I love the feel, the flow, the title and the ending...it's fantastic. A masterpiece for sure.
Comment By: TrialAnn on June 14, 2007 11:41:29 PM Report
Nice parallels in this piece. I'm not sure what the original was, but
you seemed to work out whatever it was you felt you needed to change.
Good articulation.


Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on June 14, 2007 07:51:32 AM Report
 Jolen, 
Your words reach inside our minds in a place I think a lot of us have been.. I can so realate to this kind of emotions.. well written with much feelings..
Hugs ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeThe Mystic Poet on June 14, 2007 02:17:26 AM Report
I absolutely love this ! A total fave! You just get better and better!
Comment By: FreePamela A. Lamppa on June 13, 2007 09:43:40 PM Report
And in the dark, a tiny light finding comfort in the glow of simple things....

Wonderful work my friend. :o) ~Pamela
Comment By: FreeLinear Z on June 13, 2007 05:47:48 PM Report
This is just beautiful, Sorceress. A lovely spiral of poetic thought, I just love what you have acheived with these recent poems.
The misdirections of life can be hard to escape, and I think it can be even harder for some to find a companion they could allow in to taste their soul.
A wonderful thought and a great poem.
Love, D.

Comment By: ModeratorHenry M. on June 13, 2007 05:37:53 PM Report
It is a blessing to have that one that can bring you out of all your fears, make you found where you were once lost and accept you for just being you. This is wonderful Jody, may you always bask in the light you have found!   Henry
Comment By: FreeLady Dragonwyck on June 13, 2007 03:06:11 PM Report
Miss S.S.:  WOW!!!  I love the contrasts so vividly presented.

 

Lady D

Comment By: FreeAdri on June 13, 2007 02:34:23 PM Report
Bravo bravo!!!!!  Beautiful...  A amazing though provoking poem my J... 
Juicy Girl x





 


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