Jeff Gangwer

Rookie - 274 Points (September 23,1984 / Hood River, Oregon)

"Lost To The Darkness...&Quot; - Poem by Jeff Gangwer

I saw the death of innocence in a city
Cast with shadows and filled with degradation—
Permanent homes for the dregs in a society without hope—
Lost to the darkness of yesteryears,
Groping for musical notes and words of comfort—
Their stolen dreams like the blood of a slain champion that
Spattered and dried to the brickwork—
Mothers without milk, fathers without judgment,
Daughters without morality, and sons without scruples....


Comments about "Lost To The Darkness...&Quot; by Jeff Gangwer

  • Gold Star - 16,053 Points Deepak Kumar Pattanayak (7/21/2014 10:42:00 AM)

    Very touching indeed..............Jeff..............a city in chaos put down in very poignant words.................very well penned (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, July 21, 2014



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