Kevin East

Rookie - 6 Points (22 April 1954 / Amersham bucks)

Darkness - Poem by Kevin East

Dressed in your scars
You sit in dark bars
Only lit by cigars
And false smile.
Your dungeon
Without standing trial.
You drink to her memory in style.
And as the Brandy kicks in
You allow a wry grin
For the joy
That you only stole.
As she dances
In the darkness of your soul.
And as you find
The lost eyes of an alcoholic
You'll bear the lies
And drunken promise that he preaches.
You realise that now your life
Is just shambolic.
To feel again
Lessons of pain
This sweet life teaches.
You're on the edge
You walk the ledge
To a silent drum roll.
As she dances
In the darkness of your soul.

Comments about Darkness by Kevin East

  • Ghina Albiek (12/31/2011 6:06:00 AM)

    Your words are meaningful and touching, realy enjoyed reading your poem :) (Report) Reply

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  • Bethany Buhl (12/24/2011 11:15:00 AM)

    I wished I could of wrote something like this. This is so beautiful. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 24, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 24, 2011

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