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Darkness to Light

June 1, 2009
By Elias Karaboutis BRONZE, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Elias Karaboutis BRONZE, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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All succumb to the blackened trees
As fleeting hope lacks to be
An eerie being in the air
Burdens the soul with a single stare

Misty silence fills the sky
As a thousands echoes of a single cry
A tremor induced by the lingering mist
Steadily unwinds the minds abyss

The taste of bland consuming hell
Meets the stinging spike of an empty smell
And just as all is said and done
To a deeper darkness the night succumbs

Slicing through a visage of tyrants hide
The frost expires by the flames first sight
To perish this full fleshed agony
A path of hope through the bark of trees

Color spreads with each stroke of growth
But with beauty comes a violent truth
A law all beings cannot linger from
That the light here now, will soon be gone

Yet to dwindle alone on the fate to come
Would burden the soul as the night had done
Though light and darkness can harvest the same
With a single ray the world can change

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on May. 15 2014 at 12:33 pm
LavanderMayday SILVER, Oroville, California
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Favorite Quote:
"Writers aren't exactly one person, they're a whole bunch of people trying to be one person"

I liked this peice a lot, it was really good. I liked how you descibed things (: This has got to be one of my favorite poems on Teen Ink (:

on Nov. 24 2009 at 12:13 pm
MichaelTedder SILVER, Wilson, North Carolina
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i like this article alot.. u hav really good word usage bt i think u culd have changed some of the lines up in the "light" verses... haha just friendly tips.. check out my writings and tell me what you think..