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Cemetery from the Dark Side of the Moon
by Joel L Young

Tuesday, April 01, 2003

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A walk through a cemetery where goodness and evil both dwell.

Song birds huddle closely
when looking upon the
dark side of the moon
howling shadows
simper behind trees
dreaming silly thoughts
dance on gothic crypts
where stone gargoyles
sigh in their gilded cages
fireflies gather round them
beaming lights upon
stone carved faces
stoic, heroic and afraid
Grave stones abate
on a night of sadness
a stone angel bows in prayer
wistful, and smiles gently
a beam lights her left profile
as a nightingale sings a refrain


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Reviewed by Dens Dreamweaver (Reader) 7/24/2003
This is an awesome write - the details vividly portrayed. Loved it.
Reviewed by na na (Reader) 4/2/2003
Joel, this is good, but you must wear a red silk cape. I mean it. You better do it.
OOOOOOOOOOOuuuuuuhhhhhhhh!!!!! Is the moon out tonight? Well done shows you are connected. Bill
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 4/1/2003
This is a recollection of Bonaventure Cemetary for me. Thank you for the images.

Love and peace,
Susan
Reviewed by Eroica Mendoza 4/1/2003
you made a "dying" place look beautiful... nice imagery...
Reviewed by Erin Kelly-Moen 4/1/2003
"a beam lights her left profile
as a nightingale sings a refrain "

Aack, these are the lines that pierced my Sci-Fi loving soul, Joel!! :)
Reviewed by Retta (Reindeer) Mckenzie 4/1/2003
Wow..this was dark and lovely, really enjoyed this,

Reindeer
Reviewed by Nancy D. 4/1/2003
A picture you have painted and did it well.

Nancy
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/1/2003
excellent imagery! in keeping with the mysterious dark side of the moon
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 4/1/2003
I like this one.
Reviewed by Elizabeth Taylor (Reader) 4/1/2003
I love it !!!!!
But...it could be just a tad bit more horrible.
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