Shirley Hanley


DARK, DARK, DARK


Uneasy darkness envelopes me.

Blinding moments
of mood disorient
this creature of melancholy.

A great saddness
my constant
companion.
My family is
moving away.

They haven't left yet,
but oh they are going...
yes, they are going,
far away,
far away.

An uneasy foreboding
catches me unawares,
a premonition of tenebrous days ahead...
Questions thrown
to the ether...
Will I see you again?
Will fate take me away
before we can reunite?

A great saddess yes indeed,
yes indeed...

Dark, dark, dark...

10/4/09

Submitted: Wednesday, December 02, 2009

Form:


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 (DARK, DARK, DARK by Shirley Hanley )

Enter the verification code :

  • Rookie Tom J. Mariani (12/7/2009 8:03:00 AM)

    Haven't been on poemhunter in a while. Glad to see your fine poetry is still here. Some Englishman once wrote 'Parting such sweet sorrow.' I hope yours has some 'sweet' to it. One of our sons moved away years ago. I was sad at the time. May not be like your parting. He and his family are only four hours away.
    Merry Chrismas, Tom (Report) Reply

Read all 2 comments »

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  6. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  7. Tonight I can write the saddest lines, Pablo Neruda
  8. If, Rudyard Kipling
  9. Invictus, William Ernest Henley
  10. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou

Poem of the Day

poet Hilaire Belloc

Matilda told such Dreadful Lies,
It made one Gasp and Stretch one's Eyes;
Her Aunt, who, from her Earliest Youth,
Had kept a Strict Regard for Truth,
Attempted to Believe Matilda:
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

New Poems

  1. Values, Luo Zhihai
  2. TRUTH DEVOURING, Michael P. Johnson
  3. Dreams Money Can Buy, Ravinder Dhaliwal
  4. a Fading Torment, Tim Labbe
  5. Love Note 12, Michael P. McParland
  6. Glancing Back at Never, Sarah Cohen
  7. A Rest, Michael P. McParland
  8. Spiral, Chad Brack
  9. A Ghost Inside, Spiritwind Wood
  10. Expander, Kim Barney
[Hata Bildir]