Eric Elliott

Rookie (09/28/1992 / HELL! ! ! ! (maybe))

As The Day Breaks - Poem by Eric Elliott

Dusk has gone and day breaks
the waves ebb at the stones under my feet
I look out to sea as the dawns first light
washs over the land and fills the air with warmth
shining the water pushes light from it into the eyes
of the fallen, only then do they see what they have done
and what we have become
the land fills with bodys burned
and for trees now dead I yearn
bloody stones and broken bones
lay on the shore knowing they'll move, nevermore
traped within this paramore
I cant help but feel alone the one I loved now turned to bone
and yet for her I so long...

I saw the world turn to ash, everything blood, bone, and grass
We, all that was left just will NOT last


Comments about As The Day Breaks by Eric Elliott

  • Indira Renganathan (9/21/2009 4:42:00 AM)


    'We, all that was left just will NOT last '...yes...we are all the would be infernals....touching poem (Report) Reply

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • (9/16/2009 2:06:00 PM)


    Dusk has gone and day breaks
    the waves ebb at the stones under my feet.

    Rachel Ann Butler
    (Report) Reply

  • (8/16/2009 11:51:00 AM)


    You are very talented and the dark imagery is really effective. (Report) Reply

  • (5/18/2009 4:14:00 PM)


    hmmm.....
    i like it! ...it's very different,
    and creative! ! !
    you got a 10 from me!
    (Report) Reply

Read all 4 comments »



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?



Poem Submitted: Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Poem Edited: Thursday, May 14, 2009


Famous Poems

  1. Still I Rise
    Maya Angelou
  2. The Road Not Taken
    Robert Frost
  3. If You Forget Me
    Pablo Neruda
  4. Dreams
    Langston Hughes
  5. Annabel Lee
    Edgar Allan Poe
  6. Stopping By Woods On A Snowy Evening
    Robert Frost
  7. If
    Rudyard Kipling
  8. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep
    Mary Elizabeth Frye
  9. I Do Not Love You Except Because I Love You
    Pablo Neruda
  10. Television
    Roald Dahl
[Report Error]