! Night Dragons

Rating: 2.8
They creep into your consciousness
And rearrange your dreams,
They banish your self confidence
And blight your thoughts, it seems;
Give birth to insecurities,
They undermine your goals,
They show up in the dead of night
Intent to steal your soul;

These fiends are non selective,
Their targets all fair game -
It doesn't matter who you are
They'll find you just the same;
There is no self protection,
Nowhere to run and hide,
They burrow deep within your mind -
Disintegrate your pride;

These masters of disaster,
We all know who they are -
They live inside the looking glass
And stare back from afar;
Stand strong in your convictions,
Speak out for what is right -
Prepare to slay the dragons
That stalk you in the night.


2/27/2009
Friday, February 27, 2009
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COMMENTS
Shashendra Amalshan 27 June 2009
i d say the best way to defeat this dragon is to look at the world with love! ! ! ! ! Up to now i've read your beautiful colorful ones, but this one has that dark element in it... great write indeed! ! ! well it is good, but defeating these dragons are easier said than done though! ! ! 10+++ with lots of love shan
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Aziz Alkaabi 09 June 2009
I like your style, Linda and I like this poem.
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Stephen Stirk 02 March 2009
Linda This is wonderful. As you know, I'm a sucker for a good rhyme. This poem is meaningful and analytical. The night dragons of nightmares and fading self confidence Into my favourites list Steve
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C. P. Sharma 01 March 2009
These masters of disaster, We all know who they are - They live inside the looking glass And stare back from afar; Stand strong in your convictions, Speak out for what is right - Prepare to slay the dragons That stalk you in the night Beautiful lines, perhaps our own fantoms of imagination weaknening our will power. CP
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Anita Atina 28 February 2009
Spectacularly witty! Loved the first four lines and.... the entire poem. Another superbly crafted work Linda.
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