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DarkLight (A response to Justin D'Souza's Challenge)
by Michael W. Curry

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A response to Justin's challenge of using colors of light and darkness to create a life canvass with a deeper message. I used some lines from the old masters as a heavy spice in this dark dish.

The "Angry Fairy" is original artwork done by my daughter Jessicah Joy... age 15.


Who's world is this? I think I know.
His image holds a tarnished glow.
Though some say he has horns and tail...
He's been cast down from high to low.

This world is lovely... dark and deep.
and though my soul he tries to keep...
He gains it not though here I dwell.
In thought and deed he does crawl and creep.

He paints his will with muddied brush.
The silent few do gasp and hush.
This spinning ball, his canvass cracked.
The gates are wide to contain the rush.

Do not go gently into that night.
Rage we must against dying light.
For there's miles to go before we sleep.
Use Truth and Love to counter blight. 

So place your darks like mud and sludge.
And dab your lights... He'll be the Judge.
With colors bright our sins are hidden.
But they are not changed. Despite the grudge.

Ages pass as humanity yearns.
Yet fists are raised... desire burns.
Yet still God loves us though we scorn.
Embracing the liar as the world turns.

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Reviewed by E T Waldron
Michael how proud you must be, your daughter 's art is vry professional for her age.What wonderful promise she shows. This poem was stunning!
Reviewed by L M (Reader)
WOW now this is awesome..Talent runs in the family I see.
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie
This was wonderful Michael, excellent response to Justin's challenge!

Reviewed by Christine Morell
An excellent response to the challenge. I enjoyed it. Your daughter has much talent.
Reviewed by Taylor Trenton (Reader)
Now this is awesome Michael, I love the battle in verses and your daughters art is so exceptional..

Reviewed by Cheryl Sellers
such a strong write and art work, they both tell a story ...
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
Wow! Wonderful work of art! Your daughter is very talented indeed! Your poem in response to this drawing matches wonderfully, and is also a wonderful response to meet Justin's challenge. Love this indeed.

Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu :o)
Reviewed by Mr. Ed
That is one talented daughter you have, Michael. What a sketch! Great challenge response, too!
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
Great response to the challenge!
Reviewed by Libby Stone (Reader)
Your daughter is very talented and so are you. This is great writing.
Reviewed by ♥ Kari Hirshey ♥ (Reader)
Mr. Curry - I love the whole mood of this poem; you are a very talented writer, and rose up to the challenge to create a work of perfection :).
~Kari Anne~
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader)
WHAT a response..Michael!That verse--
Yet still God loves us though we scorn.
Embracing the liar as the world turns.

Creates an atmosphere I am sure Justin will be interested in..GREAT writing!

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