BLACK AS NIGHT

cat eyes roses

Dark as death,
Black as the night,
The evil one has come
For me tonight.

My heart pounds a beat.
He sees me and more.
He walks the dark street.
At night he’s the lore.

I cannot run.
I cannot even hide.
He knows my secrets.
He knows where I hide.

The roses are wilting.
They crumble​ in despair.
Their faces are tilting
Only black as they tear.

He has no footsteps.
He walks with the winds.
His body whispers past me.
Soft in the trade winds​.

He takes me in flight,
Up to the laughing moon.
I can’t see his face.
I’ll be his all too soon.

I close my eyes in defeat.
His cold lips crush mine.
I search for a way to retreat.
I search for a sign.​

OUR GAMES HAVE JUST BEGUN

THE DEAD GAME

4 thoughts on “BLACK AS NIGHT

    • Susanne Leist October 8, 2017 / 9:15 am

      Thank you. I began writing poetry as an exercise in writing. Now I do it for fun. I find a picture and write what comes to mind.

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  1. Chris October 8, 2017 / 1:13 pm

    So reminds me of some of my childhood dreams… great stuff.

    Like

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