Brian Taylor

Silver Star - 3,312 Points (England)

The Heart Of Darkness - Poem by Brian Taylor

The explorer draws his map
and plunges into space.
Why should he stumble on
at every fresh mishap
and draw back in blank surprise
as the landscape he has created
is revealed before his eyes?

Having nailed his mirror
in its place
firmly to the wall,
why the sudden tremor
at the sight of his own face?

Why the sudden terror
at the horror of it all?

Comments about The Heart Of Darkness by Brian Taylor

  • (5/13/2011 8:38:00 AM)

    short but loaded with meaning...Great! keep up
    ur poems made nice reading...excellent composition...i loved reading ur poem..plz read my poem I AM A PROLETARIAT and leave a comment plz

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  • (5/13/2011 4:56:00 AM)

    A great poem, I could sense Kurtz and The Horror. (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 13, 2011

Poem Edited: Friday, May 13, 2011

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