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Cloak of Darkness
by Carole Mathys

Monday, April 11, 2005
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~Cloak of Darkness ~


 


Under cover of darkness


in the encompassing cocoon of night


 you stand naked as all subterfuge is shed


 to face the truths that come to light


~~


For those who are in love


the night holds passion and romance


when the air is saturated with magic


and lovers complete their erotic dance


~~


 The lonely run to hide


 their fears and pain in sleep


knowing when the morning comes


their illusions they will try to keep


~~


When your love and dreams fail


nighttime only magnifies the loss


long hours when sleep cleverly evades


as you keep reliving the emotional cost


~~


If death cuts short a loved ones life


the night allows fanciful escapes


and we keep searching for them in dreams


as night covers us like a cape


~~


For some the night is soft and warm


for others itís lonely and long


as the night embraces each of us


we move to the rhythms of our own songs


~~


 


© April 11, 2005


by Carole Mathys


 

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Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 4/12/2005
wonderful write, carole; very well done! brava!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in tx., karen lynn. :D
Reviewed by Rosemarie Skaine 4/12/2005
Very well written. R
Reviewed by Paul Williams 4/12/2005
Ah Night my dear friend; this is a wonderful piece of work Carole.

Paul:-]
Reviewed by A Serviceable Villain 4/12/2005
Carole,

Exquisite poetry ... excellent verse ... superlative write!! Loved it!!

Blessings,

Robert
Reviewed by Mr. Ed 4/12/2005
The night truly does have many faces, and we truly all do have our own night songs.
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/12/2005
This is plain brilliant...fantastic write Carole!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by jude forese 4/12/2005
a strong message many adhere to and facilitate yet some refrain from living its premise ...
Reviewed by William Bonilla 4/12/2005
outstanding write ....Carole
you can make a night sound Nobel

William ......Peace & Love
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/11/2005
Very insightful, beautifully written Carole!
I love the wisdom of the last verse, especially

"we move to the rhythms of our own songs"

we do well to remember this...

Love,
Eileen


Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 4/11/2005
Very emotional methodical and truthful poem. Beautiful flowing taking me everywhere written.
Darkness does hold so much. a cape and cocoon perfect.
I love your minds eye.
I truly love this! Magnificent.
Thank You Carole so much
Tracey
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