Alan Brooke

Rookie (19/03/1981 / lancashire)

Alan Brooke Poems

1. The Child Behind The Door 3/22/2009
2. An Ode To Writer's Block 3/22/2009
3. To Johnny 3/22/2009
4. The Truth About Love 4/30/2009
5. Fighting Demons 3/22/2009
Best Poem of Alan Brooke

Fighting Demons

One day, I believe, within my youth
I remember waking from a dreamless sleep
as if night had forgotten the brutal truth
as sea forgets demons in its deepest deep.

I still see that day as if my eyes
hung on for support for future pondering;
the loveliest scent, the shapeliest skies
that I've longed to redress in my wandering.

Every second I soaked, every sight I drained
and my pallet lapped at every fluttering taste
'til the sun hid its tears and stars remained,
my mind dragged along by times embrace.


And then, as a man, a second day ...

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