Nadia Figueroa

(February 26,1996)

Black Dawn


I was in a flawed world
Searching for perfection.
I had no sun or moon.
I lived in a blemished shadow.
There was a sea of confused people
Running like a river,
All searching for it too.
Even in the darkest sea,
I found a way to be alone.
Then I crashed into you.
Even in the darkest sea,
I found a way to see you.
We smiled and watched all the fools,
Watched them search blind for nothing.
Perfection isn’t flawless.
Perfection is flaws in all the perfect places.
I don’t need light to feel your hand in mine
Or to see what is important.
I’ll stay in the darkness with you.

Submitted: Sunday, June 09, 2013
Edited: Monday, June 10, 2013
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  • Gajanan Mishra (6/9/2013 9:36:00 PM)

    we smiled and watched all the fools, good write,
    I invite you to read my poems and comment. (Report) Reply

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