AuthorsDen.com   Join (Free!) | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
   Services MarketPlace (Free to post!)
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Auntie Val, iAnn Marquette, iSteven Ulmen, iPatrick Granfors, iHank LeGrand, iCynthia Roberts, iSteve Kerr, i

  Home > Philosophy > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Ed Matlack

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Poetry
· Stories
· Blog
· 5,628 Titles
· 42,728 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Aug, 2003

Ed Matlack, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.


Popular Poetry (Philosophy)
  1.  Life Is Like A Shooting Star (A Sonnet)
  2.  Determination
  3.  Pause
  4.  A Lesson in Humanity
  5.  The Concept of Odd/Even is a Philosophical
  6.  Make Your Choice
  7.  Non-conformist
  8.  THE MIRROR SPEAKS...
  9.  Justice vs. Injustice…
  10.  Is He in Love?
  11.  Sweet 16 Birthday Words of Wisdom
  12.  Grace
  13.  Am I Being Antisocial...?
  14.  Real Women Have Curves
  15.  Hail Caesar...
  16.  Branching Out
  17.  People Lie
  18.  Our Ship
  19.  Goodness, Passion, Darkness
  20.  Who Says Tomorrow Never Comes?



Dark Susceptibilities...
by Ed Matlack

Saturday, February 28, 2004
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Ed Matlack
•  Historic storm a bust...
•  Finally looks like some significant snow is approaching…
•  It’s a human eat human world…
•  Sequestered...
•  Random thoughts...
           >> View all 5,603

More depression sickness, more scary, painful thoughts, more violence, from the very "OD" of ED...

Dark Susceptibilities…


 


What do we see in the dark?


What is there in the light, so we are told,


But sit at home and be down,


And see what you see around every corner,


Demons of the night, those that make you fright,


Creatures from within, those that bring out sin,


Crazy thoughts of rape, murder and mayhem,


Ideologies of hate, death and bestiality,


Molestation, seduction, sexual control, & torture,


All brought on by the dark and depression so stark…


 


I am asked why I hide in my home, never to roam,


When these feelings I have, these depressive moments,


Just for the reasons related above, to keep myself on a chain,


A chain of my own making, a prison cell in my home,


Better here than to be found elsewhere slain,


Killed by one who found me doing to others that which I cannot,


To hurt, to inflict pain, to desire the forbidden fruit,


That is the depression I suffer from at this time,


I cannot in good memory of another life,


Ever and again cross that line,


For to do so would be for me like that of a drug,


Such an addiction, one that could make me seek death,


Rather than continue down that road of pain seeking to take others breathe,


Please, oh please, pills that I take, please take effect fast,


So I can just make it thru this night of darkness, with little fear…


                             © ed – 2/28/04    


 


 


Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by George Carroll 2/28/2004
A deep and painfilled write
Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.