Itai Oscar

That Dark Night - Poem by Itai Oscar

On that dark night it was so dark that one could slice it with a butcher's knife.
Even an owl would struggle flying around on that dark night.

On that dark night.
Cumulonimbus had gathered together all his friends.
They were on a parade preparing to release a great storm.
Their presence eclipsing every star on the face of the sky.

On that dark night.
A lady was walking home alone in a village in Africa.
The vision of her mother's smile and hug was the only source of light she had.

On that dark night.
She mistook a shrub for a robber crouched and ready to pounce.
A scream orchestrated from her throat giving her vocal chords an overtime work.

On that dark night.
Her scream pierced through the dark night like a dart through an enemy's heart.
Her heart beating faster than the african drums on a full moon festival.

On that dark night.
Sweat cascaded down her spine, defying the effects of that night's breeze.
Drenching every part of her body and clothing.

Comments about That Dark Night by Itai Oscar

  • Gajanan Mishra (6/17/2013 9:26:00 AM)

    good poem, thanks.
    Please read my poems and comment please.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 17, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, June 17, 2013

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