Treasure Island

Midnights Voice

(November 3,1950 / Selma, Alabama)

Book Of Black Holes


You be on yourside
I'll be on my side
In between there is a book
the book of Black Holes

You sling your arrows
I'll dodge the harrows
And then I'll record it
In the book of Black Holes

There be many pages
that goes through many stages
In the end you may find it
In the book of Black Holes

If it's a five or ten
Even a zero I win
And I have recorded it
In the book of Black Holes

Your comments cryptic
Your words haze, eliptic
And like I said goes down
In the book of Black Holes

Your choice to be insipid
Your dreams are timid
Compared to what's collected
In my book of Black Holes

Submitted: Wednesday, September 05, 2012
Edited: Thursday, September 06, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Book Of Black Holes by Midnights Voice )

Enter the verification code :

  • Besa Dede (5/11/2013 8:13:00 AM)

    So well penned!
    Regards,
    ~Besa

    P.S: I humbly ask you to read and review any of my poems. Thank you. (Report) Reply

  • Ruby Honeytip (10/5/2012 1:07:00 PM)

    You have a way of folding your words into something delicious to read : -)
    I love this poem too! (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (9/6/2012 1:17:00 PM)

    Trouble with black holes, if one gets sucked into one then there is no return, so keep those pages closed. Great write. (Report) Reply

  • Heather Wilson (9/6/2012 1:39:00 AM)

    Let your problems slip through that book of black holes, slam it shut on happy days so the joy of life can never escape. a great write. (Report) Reply

  • Stevie Taite (9/6/2012 1:24:00 AM)

    The black holes refer to the depth of your thinking and what you do with it in your poetry. Remember that you do have light at the end of at least some of those black holes! Yes honey, if no one votes for one of your black holes, it doesn't matter, because the 'blood letting' it allowed was soothing! Loved it and that's how I interpreted it. (Report) Reply

  • Sunny Rose (9/6/2012 1:09:00 AM)

    I got already excited by the title itself and the poem is just wow...simple words but really deep meaning like a black hole (Report) Reply

  • Veeraiyah Subbulakshmi (9/5/2012 9:07:00 PM)

    TAR, The perception is an important factor when we judge anything and anyone and that perception metamorphoses slowly, gradually, sometime suddenly, otherwise spontaneously according to the experience and the knowledge that one possess. The book of black holes is not so vivid, as the black holes are the secrets at the moment.. (Report) Reply

Read all 13 comments »

Top Poems

  1. Phenomenal Woman
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  5. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  6. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  9. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou
  10. Invictus
    William Ernest Henley

New Poems

  1. In deep, hasmukh amathalal
  2. Truth is supreme, gajanan mishra
  3. Photograph from September 11, Wislawa Szymborska
  4. A stain..., GRANT FRASER
  5. buzz be what?, Mandolyn ...
  6. The Cat, Novica Tadić
  7. Singing in the Shower, Joan Goodwin
  8. Pappou Elia's Poem - A More Literal Tran.., Elia Michael
  9. Night Sonnet, Novica Tadić
  10. Asperger's is not a curse - it is just a.., Richard Allen Beevor

Poem of the Day

poet William Wordsworth

I

I AM not One who much or oft delight
To season my fireside with personal talk.--
Of friends, who live within an easy walk,
Or neighbours, daily, weekly, in my sight:
...... Read complete »

   
[Hata Bildir]