Treasure Island

Danyel Theresa Vertalics

(April 10 1984 / Perth Amboy New Jersey)

In My Dark


In my dark
I was lost and confused
feeling as if my heart
had been ripped and abused

In my dark
I discovered the truth

In my dark I couldnt find my way
I wanted to stay
hidden so far away

Deep in the ground
where I could no longer be hurt

In my dark
I was safe
no longer in the world
where words mean nothing
and hearts dont exsist

In my dark
there was only this


In my dark
I wanted to take my last breath
Close my eyes
hold closer to death

But in my dark
there was one voice
who refused
To let me close my eyes
to hide from the truth

That in my dark
tho I had never seen

That in my dark he had always been

holding me.

Submitted: Sunday, October 07, 2012

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is for my Alex. Without him I wouldnt have made it through one of the worst weekends of my life, and who is always there for me when I need him and even when I dont. I love you a lot thank you.

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  • Romeo Della Valle (10/7/2012 2:59:00 PM)

    Beauty and Talent are magically blended in this well and poignant write! Alex must be very proud of you my dear! A great and touching dedication to Alex! 10+++ WELCOME to the Poetry World Danyel! Thank you for sharing and keep it up! God Bless You! Romeo-New York City! (Report) Reply

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