Game of Dark


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Guest Post

by Amanda Eifert

Alouette

In shadows we dwell,

Moonlit private hell.

We disappear into edges,

Into the places dark,

Our lives are no lark.

We’re left standing, our bets hedged.

*****

The darkness is cold,

We draw warmth, we fold.

Ourselves neatly into corners,

Existing in pitch black,

Our dimness won’t crack.

Light cannot break in, you’re warned.

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Credit: Fan Pop – Wall Paper

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Our hearts are blackest,

Survival is our knack.

Glass city, shimmers, breaks apart,

We’re a stronger ilk,

Sliding through night, silk.

As the world sets afire, hearts.

*****

Right and wrong confused,

Caught in self-abuse.

Night beckons us to creep, to find,

Paths leading out as,

It all goes up, has —

Been singed, burned, no mere kindness.

*****

We survive the dark,

We survive the mark.

When it all goes up in flames,

We’re last to remain,

We’re last, but insane.

Learning a sadistic game.

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Look around!

By the same Author: The Complexities of Red

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by Monica

__Amanda__

      Amanda is a writer, blogger, and sometimes student from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She began blogging four-years ago to improve her writing skills and share her thoughts on several topics including, her experience with mental illness.
She has applied for an online MFA in creative writing at UBC. Only twenty-five percent of students make it in this online program and Amanda is hoping to be one of these students in September 2017.

The copyrights on the article belong to the author. The responsibility for the opinions expressed in the article belongs exclusively to the author.

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