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Demons
by Erica Ivory

Friday, October 31, 2003

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This was inspired by my Indian upbringing.. We were taught that angels and demons walk between this life and the afterlife. and that we had the ability to see both.
Repost
Happy Halloween!!



She is in the


darkness.


A child reaching


for light.


Her soul to young


to pray..


To young


to say..


Babies afraid


of the dark.


She doesn't need much..


Just a pinhole


of a spark.


A distant star


in the galaxy...


Just enough light


to keep


the demons away


They lurk in the


darkest shadows..


Waiting..


To take her back.


Back to the hell


from whence she came.


She was not meant


to be born.


So they wait


in prey..


Waiting for the


stars to fade..


These demons


are apart of her..


She apart of them.


They are siblings


from another life..


Of


Emptiness..


Darkness..


Emotionalist


Nothingness


They do not know of..


love


life


hurt


shame


They know nothing


of these earthly gains..


For there is


Heavenly light


Even in pain.


Every emotion sparks


something unseen..


Ahh, but these demons


will not let her be..


The star is fading..


The darkness comes..


She knows she is


not alone..


She feels their demonic


urgency growing.


As they wait


to take her home.


She knows it is useless


to fight.


Because darkness


will always


overcome the light.


 


 


 


 


 



 


 




 


 

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Reviewed by La Belle Rouge (Reader) 10/31/2003
Deeply dark and compelling.
Reviewed by Al Swanson (Reader) 10/31/2003
oh just grand, Erica, I like the way you write, Al
Reviewed by Jerry Bolton (Reader) 10/31/2003
As for me I am glad you decided to repost. Good chiller.
Reviewed by Vesna Vanessa 10/31/2003
For there is
Heavenly light
Even in pain.

..perfect..this is exceptional!!
it goes inot my library..ty

Vesna
Reviewed by Ted Sheridan (Reader) 10/31/2003
Looks and sounds like my Mother in law.
Reviewed by J. Pajot 10/31/2003
Very dark (no pun intended). Great fare for Hallow's Eve, though. Gave me a chill. Hope your star always shines, Jim.
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 10/31/2003
Great write!
Reviewed by Paul Berube 10/31/2003
Erica, very dark poem. The mind is a very funny tool and can become an extremely powerful weapon.
Reviewed by Jeff Mason 10/31/2003
Had to read it about three times. Some very enthralling imagery
and metaphors. We all have our own demons; demons we must fight,
and yet demons to which we must sometimes surrender. And... demons
aren't always all bad. :) Nice picture to go along with the poem.
I'm also part Native American (part Cherokee).
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 10/31/2003
Great dive into the dark thoughts. ....sorry I just have to say it....Light does and always will overcome darkness.
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