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An Aphotic Sheath
by Victoria's Poetry & Voices of Muse
Monday, August 31, 2009
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An Aphotic Sheath

 

 

 

 

  

(Written: August 30th, 2009 7:38 p/m)

 

 

In Joy, In Peace, In Grace, In Harmony of Love

Embraced ~ Embrassé

poétesse d'amour ~ poétesse romantique

 Copyright© 2009 Poetess Victoria L. McColley

POETIC RECITE: "An Aphotic Sheath" An Aphotic Sheath.wma

 

 

 

 

When stygian swords are removed from a caliginous sheath,

The credulous blade would unmistakably know.

When cryptic somber sliced into an enigmatical passage,

Tenebrous dancers would undress their naked soul…

 

To peer into quietus meanings unlit by candles shallow breadth;

The ambiguous shadows lurk behind nomadic webs of sunless stones.

Opaque words are no accident crossing through lightless eyes;

Blazon by contemptuous scars under scrutiny of lusterless drones…

 

A vociferous echo clouds within turbidity of unsought reasons,

Where no lucid reflection would then be seen by valued light.

For in the iridescent evidence of slain locutions anchorage,

An aphotic sheath removes itself from sombrous intentions plight…

 

 

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Reviewed by Richard Orey 9/3/2009
Oh, yeah, Victoria, the mere mention of "sheath" grabs my attention.
We can work out the details, okay?

With admiration and expectations,
Richard
Reviewed by JMS Bell 9/1/2009
HIS 'LIGHT' WILL DISPELL DARKNESS...EVERY TIME. DONE WELL AND ENJOYED. THANKS FOR SHARING AND BLESSINGS. JOYCE*HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Georg Mateos 9/1/2009
In "clouds withing turbidity" my head will repose after reading your words above.
When the magical world collides with the astral one.

Georg

Reviewed by Felix Perry 8/31/2009
Intellectual superior word play mixed with a passionate magical warriors heart. She stands in the shadows to right the wrong and sstand tall when tall is needed.
hugs
fee
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 8/31/2009
I admire your ever-expanding vocabulary, Victoria, and
particularly like the darkness of the second stanza. -gene.
Reviewed by Karen Palumbo 8/31/2009
Amazing Vickie, out of darkness let there be light...

Be always safe,
Karen
Reviewed by richard cederberg 8/31/2009
Some enigmatic imagery in this Vickie.
Aphotic - lacking light.

The image is so reminiscent (to me)
of the Pellucidar Series by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Like a provoked warrior princess rankled
at some misbehavior or indiscretion.

"Stygian swords/caliginous sheathe"
An acheronean or hellish weapon removed from a dark or gloomy place of abode. Cutting into, or revealing, the mysteries behind
"sunless stones"
(a metaphor for ignorance?)
"Opague words"
"Lightless eyes"
"Turbidity (a muddiness of vision?) of unsought reasons"

It sounds to me like someone has been offended
and it has provoked the warrior to come forth to
put right the injustice.
Very cool ...
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