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Before I Finally Enter Darkness - Poem by BEAU GOLDEN

Before I finally enter darkness
I wish to be surrounded by friends
All waving farewell and broadly smiling
With Kisses and hugs eternally beguiling

I wish to be held by a litany of lovers
Remembering the times spent laughing under covers
Swearing our love lives on forever
Promising they will leave me never

Before I finally enter the darkness
I wish to smile at 10000 faces
Spend a spring day at the county races
Swim in a pond after an all day hike
Go out and lazily ride my bike

Defeat the evil rescue the meek
Kiss a maiden upon her cheek
Love and love and love some more
In bed all day till half past four

Before I finally enter darkness
I wish to spend hours bathed in warm bright light
Cajoling rebuking the cold eternal night
Raving and ravaging the last vestiges of spring
Thumbing my nose at the whole death swing
(flipping him off as we dance and sing)

Before I finally enter darkness
I wish to be surrounded by friends
All waving farewell and broadly smiling
Hugs and kisses so beguiling

Finally leaving
Without grieving

Comments about Before I Finally Enter Darkness by BEAU GOLDEN

  • Rookie J Lee (9/27/2009 11:42:00 AM)

    That is what everyone want before the enter the darkness n go into the light.
    It is also what i want if it can be done when finally it time for me to face the darkness. :) (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 121 Points Maia Padua (7/21/2009 5:08:00 PM)

    and a happy acceptance of death...
    meaningful and a great lesson shared..
    flows with significance...great theme..
    the wordings are well-written and constructed..
    10++ thanks for sharing

    Maia (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Madison Yeater (11/29/2008 2:25:00 PM)

    i really like this. its very deep, and worded perfectly. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 65 Points PERSIAN NIGHTINGALE (10/28/2008 1:25:00 AM)

    a heartwarming and beguiling poem thanks for sharing 10 (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 56,444 Points Frank James Ryan Jr...fjr (6/4/2007 3:35:00 PM)

    Sounds like you missed the whole fare-thee-well thing...skipped past limbo & purgatory & just went straight to Heaven, Beau! lol! Great Write...

    FjR (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 39 Points Patricia Gale (6/4/2007 2:52:00 PM)

    All should wish for such a splendid fare well. Loved the entire piece! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 4, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, March 7, 2011

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