Soumita Sarkar Ray

Freshman - 1,259 Points (Kolkata)

Darkness


It is not a thing of choice or content
It is in all forms a cursed sight
To move away from it, all fight
It bears the stamp of contempt
Yet it transforms the light
to a need- holy and important.

Submitted: Thursday, June 13, 2013
Edited: Thursday, June 13, 2013

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  • Veteran Poet - 3,467 Points Brian Johnston (10/27/2014 9:15:00 AM)

    It is not a palpable thing
    But the absence of quite striking
    A coolness in its depths
    That colors black and white
    Into shades of grey
    Reminiscent of the rainbow (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 25 Points Mohammed Al-balushi (11/9/2013 10:31:00 PM)

    simple with clear view, well write dear (Report) Reply

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